Cate Rowan

Cate Rowan has washed laundry in a crocodile-infested African lake, parasailed over Cabo san Lucas, had monkeys poop in her hair, and swum with dolphins, but her best adventures are her story worlds. Cate Rowan's lush fantasy romances about magic, danger and passion in faraway realms have won more than thirty awards. Come read! https://CateRowan.com/

I have to record this for posterity, y'all. We did it — the Shades of Fae boxed set, which included my book The Brothers Djinn, was #107 on the USA Today Best-Seller Books list for July 19, 2018. Thank you sooooo much for buying this set and for your love! *HUGS ALL AROUND*

Shades of Fae #107 USAT

So, did I mention here on my blog that I have a new book out? No? D'oh! Well, lemme fix that RIGHT NOW.

The Brothers Djinn is only available in the Shades of Fae set, which has 23 yummy novels for a mere $0.99. Grab it now before the price goes up!

THE FAE ARE COMING! (Okay, mine are djinn. “Extended Fae.” 😁 )

Announcing SHADES OF FAE, a boxed set of Fae/Magical Beings novels from 25 bestselling and award-winning authors — including moi with a brand-new book: THE BROTHERS DJINN, which will kick off a whole new djinn series!

Yes, you can preorder this set NOW.

And it's all 25 books for just $0.99!


Not every fairytale has a happily ever after.

We only know three things about the Fae: They don’t lie; they cheat. What they aren’t given, they take. And if they can’t rule…they conquer. Now the fate of humanity lies in a battle between good and evil where lines are not easily drawn.

Time travel to 19th century France, brave the gritty streets of New York City, or enter the realm of the Fae itself in this darkly enchanting collection from 25 of today’s hottest USA Today, award-winning, and international bestselling paranormal and fantasy authors.

Shades of Fae is your ticket to a mystical realm where Sinister Sidhe and Dark Elves manipulate mortals, vengeful fae warriors battle nefarious vampire lords, and an apocalypse rife with werewolves, dragons, nymphs, banshees, shifters, and supernatural hunters brings unparalleled danger.


 

Yes, many of the books are as dark as the above description, but mine isn't quiiiiiiite that dark. You know me. You should also know I'm bringing the magic, and a vengeful goddess, and three sexy brothers who are in way over their heads. Mwahaha!

* * * PREORDER FOR 99¢ HERE * * * (oops, I almost wrote “preodor” — but Fae would smell good, right??):

Barnes and Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/2940154982204

iBooks: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id1333316500

Kobo: https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/shades-of-fae

Are you now muttering, “Cate, c'mon, where's Amazon?” I get it! Unfortunately we can't set up the preorder there for a few more months, boo. BUT I promise (full pinky swear) I'll pass along the links when we do.

And do stay nice and warm this week, y'all. It was -14ºF when I got up this morning. 😨  (Why yes, I would prefer to be on a sunny beach right now . . . ) I hope you're on one, and enjoying a mojito!

Hi all! Here are TWO multi-author giveaways with fantastic prizes for the winners (including my books!). Click on the images or buttons below and follow directions for the chance to win great stuff. The BookSweeps giveaway ends May 29 and Spring Fling on May 31, so hurry!

 

BookSweeps!
BookSweeps
Prizes: TWO huge collections of Fantasy, SF & Paranormal novels, bookstore gift cards, PLUS a Kindle Fire or Nook Tablet to the Grand Prize winner. You can win my novel THE SOURCE OF MAGIC!
Enter BookSweeps
Spring Fling!
Spring Fling
Enter to win 105 (yes, 105!) paperback romances from some of your favorite best-selling authors, including me with KISMET'S KISS!
Enter Spring Fling

I hope your autumn is going beautifully. Here high up in the Colorado Rockies, I've just hung up my spurs for the season. (waaah!). With luck I'll be riding again in about 5 1/2 months… *sigh* I do prefer warmer winters, but at least here I get a helluva mountain view.

With shorter days and longer nights for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, I thought you might want some wonderful reads to cozy up with. (Yes, my inner Grammar Maven says I should instead write “some wonderful reads with which to cozy up.” But let's not stand on ceremony when there are magical books on sale.)

 

Magic, Men, and Mayhem! Sale

 

You might notice one of my books up there, Kismet's Kiss. Yep, for only a couple more days, you can grab this award-winning fan favorite at 80% off — just $0.99! (And pssst: some of my others are on sale or free for a few more days, too!)

So go discover your next fantasy romance reads: CLICK HERE. I've already bought a bunch of them, myself.

And now I'm going to go curl up with a warm blanket, or several warm and cuddly kitties!

Love epic fantasy and science fiction? Less than a week left for this $1200 giveaway from 20 terrific authors, so hurry —find new books to love and enter to win the big prizes. Then come join our Facebook Party on November 8 for more prizes! (Escape the Election Day madness for a couple of fun hours. 😀 )

Epic SF & Fantasy Giveaway 2016

Click HERE for more info!

 

Work continues on my next novel, The Ocean Between Us, which will open a brand-new series! (I haven't put the Alaia Chronicles series aside, it's just percolating for a while. 🙂 ) A short summary of Ocean: When an exiled and shipwrecked prince crawls onto the shore of a cursed ex-mermaid, their sizzling passion drives the ancient Greek gods and goddesses into war. Psst: Wanna hear when it comes out and get sneak peeks? Subscribe to my newsletter!

And to brighten your day, here's a video I watched while doing research for The Ocean Between Us:

 

Strong Women Giveaway

150 authors in multiple genres have joined up to celebrate the strong women we love to write and the strong women (& yes, men!) who love to read about them.

We're offering over $2,500 in prizes, including two grand prizes of $1,000 each. (Woohoo!)

We have so many great books for you to choose from—from my sensuous fantasy romances to sweet contemporary romances, hot paranormals to science fiction and mysteries to thrillers, we’ve got a veritable buffet of books and fantastic authors.

It all starts at https://www.bit.ly/StrongReaders.

Happy reading, and best of luck in the drawings!

—Cate

Love a good ebook sale? Me too. For the next three days, you can grab 15+ fantasy romances by some of your favorite authors on sale for $1.99 or less. Check out the gorgeous covers at the link below—they'll make you want to stock up. 🙂 My fairy tale novelette KISS THAT FROG is one of the books. Click here and enjoy: https://bit.ly/29I5uJ4

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This is a copy of the e-newsletter issue I sent out yesterday. Subscribe to the e-newsletter if you want access to the free books mentioned within! https://caterowan.com/nl

 


Tidbits in this issue:

  • *Amazon Bestseller Crown*—W00T!
  • RomCon 2015's upcoming awesomeness
  • New e-bundle!
  • Multi-author Fantasy Romance Fanatics group on Facebook…oh yeahhh
  • FREEBIE STORIES FOR YOU, yes you!
  • Colorado wildlife + not-so-wildlife  🙂

 

Hello, dear readers, and a big welcome to all my new RomCon 2015 subscribers!

I'm thankful that 2015 has been berry berry good to me. In February, The Source of Magic: A Fantasy Romance made the Amazon Kindle overall Top 100 Paid list.

Book cover for The Source of Magic: A Fantasy Romance

*Cate dons Amazon Bestseller crown,
which is made of sparkles and rainbow-hued unicorn hair*

My thanks to each of you for helping to make that dream come true!

I'm excited to be meeting a number of you at the upcoming RomCon Reader Weekend in Denver September 25-27. I've been putting my reader swag together (hint: it smells soooo good) and we're going to have a GREAT time. Come sit at my table for the Reader Luncheon! I'm going to be giving my table a sneak peak at Princess Hellion, my upcoming novel in the Alaia Chronicles series. 😀

Speaking of Alaia Chronicles, there's now an e-bundle of Swords and Scimitars + Sword and Lute. If you haven't read those tales yet, check it out:

Are you craving more fantasy romance? Besides my aforementioned Princess Hellion (which shall be awesome 😀 ), there's a fun new Facebook group, Fantasy Romance Fanatics. Come chat about your favorite books and find new ones to love with other readers and authors of magically fantastic romance!

 


FREEBIE STORIES!

I'm offering two short stories in thanks for you subscribing to this e-newsletter. Want 'em?

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COLORADO WILDLIFE

If you haven't yet friended me on Facebook, you don't know the ongoing saga of Stella, the mustang-born mare I've been leasing since the beginning of August. My nicknames for her have ranged from Stellar to Ms. Piggy to World-Class Butthead. Join me on FB to read more.

As a bonus, here's the marmot who lives in the wood pile under the stairs at the cabin. Yes, that's an actual marmot, not an extraordinarily fat squirrel.


Next to a statue of an owl. Yes, just a statue. Even I do a double-take when I see it.

The Source of Magic: A Fantasy Romance
Kismet's Kiss: A Fantasy Romance
Swords and Scimitars: A Fantasy Short Story
Sword and Lute: A Fantasy Romance Novelette

Kiss That Frog: A Modern Fairy Tale

I hope you have a magical day. 🙂

“Cate Rowan charmed me with her fantastic worldbuilding about the kingdoms of Kad and Teganne.… A must-read for all fantasy romance lovers.”

Cover of Kismet's Kiss by Cate Rowan
—The Romance Reviews

“Rowan brings in the exotic, the magic and the passion in The Source of Magic. If you love magic and romance, you will love Rowan’s books.”

Cover of The Source of Magic by Cate Rowan
—The Pen & Muse Book Reviews

“What little girl (and big girl) hasn’t kissed their share of frogs hoping to have their prince appear? A fun, fast-paced, enjoyably modern fairy tale.”

Cover for Kiss That Frog: A Modern Fairy Tale (Fantasy Romance Novelette)
—Sizzling Hot Books

“From the first page I was instantly transported into a well-developed fantasy world and couldn’t put my Kindle down until I had finished the last page. A fast-paced story with heartfelt emotion!”

Cover of Swords and Scimitars by Cate Rowan
—Amazon Reviewer

“So much sexual tension that the pages are likely to burn your fingers as you eagerly beg for more.”

Cover of Kismet's Kiss by Cate Rowan
—Coffee Time Romance

“A sweet, magical story. I’m so glad I found it!”

Cover for Flirting with the Fireman: A Romantic Short Story
—Amazon Reviewer

“Cate Rowan is a dream-weaver of paranormal fiction. Sword and Lute has a time-warp vibe fusing elements of Antiquity with the Middle Ages and fantasy. Emotionally enlightening and sensually uplifting.”

Cover of Sword and Lute by Cate Rowan
—Susan Frances, Goodreads Reviewer