Monday, July 20, 2015

Heavy Netting (The Lobster Cove Series) by Guest Author, Nicki Greenwood

When I heard about the Lobster Cove series I was truly excited. I've been on a "let's travel to Maine" kick I can't shrug off, then this is the next best thing.  An entire series that takes place in Lobster Cove,  a small imaginary town in Maine. So to start your trip into the series, please welcome Author, Nicki Greenwood who wrote one of the first of the books to be released. Although hers is a romantic suspense, there are all sorts of genres being written in Lobster Cove. Enjoy!~~Eliza


Author, Nicki Greenwood
Thanks for hosting me today, Eliza!  I’d like to share my experience writing for The Wild Rose Press’s new “Lobster Cove” series.  This was an exciting opportunity for me – a double whammy, because I’d never published a short story before, and never written for a publisher’s series. When Rhonda (Editor-in-Chief of The Wild Rose Press) approached my local RWA chapter with the news that they were beginning a new series, I jumped at the chance.

Writing for Lobster Cove

I think the most intriguing part of writing for this series was the way it interconnected with the stories of the other writers.  We built and populated an entire town, so fully that I think I could be set down in Lobster Cove and know my way around as if I visited every summer.  The collaboration was amazing, down to the uniform and menu at Maggie’s Diner, which features in my book, HEAVY NETTING, a short romantic suspense.

Writing a short story was a challenge in itself.  I had been used to writing full-length novels, and it was a real test to tell a fully-fledged story arc in a shorter form.  I’m thrilled with the result, and I hope you have just as much fun meeting Bran and Jenna as I had writing them.

Heavy Netting

Branson Cudahy is as southern as it gets, a cyber crime investigator from happily-landlocked Lexington, Kentucky.  He has been chasing a hacker for three years, and now the trail has led him to Lobster Cove, Maine ... which is a real problem for a guy with a shellfish allergy.

Jenna Sanborn waits tables to pay the bills, but she dreams of opening a quilt shop in the heart of town.  She’d never even think of leaving Lobster Cove, but the handsome newcomer is tempting beyond her wildest imaginings.

Bran and Jenna never expect the whirlwind romance that comes out of their meeting.  As hard as they fight to control their feelings, their hearts are fighting to push them over that dizzying lover’s leap.  Will love win out, or will the hacker—and their dreams—slip the net?

HEAVY NETTING Excerpt

“All right, Jenna,” he said. “Tell you what. I’m gonna be there about four o’clock. If you want to meet me there and talk Lobster Cove, I’ll be all ears. If not, no pressure.”
She giggled. Giggled. Like a teenager going to her first concert with a cute boy. Mortified, and now convinced that her cheeks were as red as a stop sign, she backed away. “I’ll keep it in mind. See you later, Mister Cudahy.”
His grin sent a flutter through her midsection. “Bran.”
“Okay. Bran.” She waved goodbye, then hurried off down the street with her groceries and would-be-truant oranges.
As she walked, she sensed his gaze on her, and she beamed, flattered and flustered, and for once, feeling beautiful.

HEAVY NETTING  On sale now! 

Nicki, thanks for joining us today. 

See what’s next for Nicki...

Paranormal Romance FLASHPOINT available October 1st

AIR: Book Three in Nicki Greenwood's paranormal lite Elemental Series
Coming soon 

Excerpts, news, reviews, and book trailers at 
Contact Nicki Greenwood - Email: nicki@nickigreenwood.com

8 comments:

  1. Thanks for having me today, Eliza! HEAVY NETTING was such a kick to write. I know I'll be doing other series like this again!

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    1. Nicki, I love all your books, but since I've been looking forward to visiting Maine, this one took me on an adventure to a place I've been yearning to see. Thanks for coming by.

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  2. I love stories set in Maine (reminds me of Cabot Cove and Murder She Wrote)!

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    1. Angela Yes they do and I can't wait to read a few more.

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  3. I'm excited for the Lobster Cover series! Hi, Nicki and Eliza! I'm a fellow Rose. :)

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    1. *Cove, not cover. Silly fingers. :P

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    2. Hi Chrys It's nice to meet you.

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  4. Hi Chrys, and thanks for stopping by to the guest blog. So nice to meet fellow Roses! :)

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