Archive for 'my books'

“Rules for happiness”

While writing The Redemption of Philip Thane, I came across a quote which I found so beautiful and inspiring — and also so very much at the heart of the story — that ultimately it found its way into the book:

Graphic: "Rules for happiness"

It acts as a kind of beacon for my hero, lighting his way out of darkness . . .

Graphic: Lisa Berne - The Redemption of Philip Thane - Avon BooksWant to learn more about The Redemption of Philip Thane, including your preorder options in print, ebook and audio? Click here.

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Giveaway alert!

For my September contest, I’ve got a $20 Amazon gift card to share, along with a signed copy of the very first book in my Penhallow Dynasty series, You May Kiss the Bride!

Graphic: "A masterful Regency debut . . . A sheer delight." -Kirkus Reviews (starred) for You May Kiss the Bride by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

For a chance to win, just stop by my site and fill out the super-simple entry form. Good luck to you!

Image: Amazon gift card

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Moving right along . . .

. . . into the next stage of production for The Redemption of Philip Thane: second-pass galleys! I read ’em on my Kindle and it’s starting to look like A REAL BOOK!

Photo: 2P galleys for THE REDEMPTION OF PHILIP THANE by Lisa Berne

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Graphic: Lisa Berne - The Redemption of Philip Thane - Avon Books

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Editors Unedited: shop talk!

Graphic: Editors Unedited featuring Lucia Macro and Lisa Berne

Podcast alert! If you’d like to listen in on a conversation between my amazing Avon editor Lucia Macro and me, in which we yak about the creative process, how I came to write You May Kiss the Bride, why romance novels have claimed their well-deserved place at the literary table, my upcoming The Redemption of Philip Thane, and more, click here!

 

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“I’m compelled to make art”

This made me laugh . . . especially since in my work-in-progress, the seventh book in the Penhallow Dynasty series, I’ve got a dog, a cat, and even a hairball or two. :)

Comic: "I'm compelled to make art"

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Newsletter alert!

I’ve got a newsletter going out on Tuesday, chock-a-block with the latest about The Redemption of Philip Thane . . .

The Redemption of Philip Thane

. . . and a giveaway of Sophie Jordan’s delicious new book! Open internationally, of course.

If you haven’t already subscribed to my newsletter, would you like to? There’s a super-simple, spam-free form on my site. And while you’re there, feel free to stop by my contest page: a $20 Amazon gift card is up for grabs! Open internationally as well. :)

Graphic: Lisa Berne newsletter

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Please enjoy . . .

. . . my new Twitter header, which is designed with such extraordinary beauty and elegance that I HAD to share it here!

Graphic: THE REDEMPTION OF PHILIP THANE (by Lisa Berne; Avon Books) Twitter header

With epic thanks to the brilliant Croco Designs.

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Introducing . . .

. . . Philip Thane, rogue, rake and scoundrel extraordinaire; and Miss Margaret Allen, bookish, brainy and strong-willed!

Cover image: THE REDEMPTION OF PHILIP THANE by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

By the way, do you think Philip’s redeemed yet? ;)

Coming your way December 28, The Redemption of Philip Thane is available for preorder from all your favorite retailers!

Graphic: "How many times can a rake get it wrong," shared via LisaBerne.com

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What do you think . . .

. . . of the Recorded Books image for Engaged to the Earl? It’s sultry! Do you like how Gwendolyn and Christopher are rendered?

Image: Engaged to the Earl by Lisa Berne, via Recorded Books

It’s quite different from the Avon/HarperCollins cover:

Image: Engaged to the Earl by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

For more about Engaged to the Earl, including access to juicy samples, order info, and a peek at some of the nice things people have been saying about it, click here.

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It is a truth universally acknowledged . . .

. . . that seeing galleys for one’s book is EXCITING. Here’s a quick little peek at The Redemption of Philip Thane!

Photo: The Redemption of Philip Thane, by Lisa Berne (Avon Books), galley title page

Photo: The Redemption of Philip Thane, by Lisa Berne (Avon Books), galley page 1

For more info, and to preorder from all your favorite retailers, click here.

Cover image: The Redemption of Philip Thane by Lisa Berne - Pan Macmillan edition

The gorgeous UK edition!

 

 

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