Friday, March 16, 2007

Secrets, charms, and wearing green

Hi to everyone :) Don't forget to wear some green tomorrow - or I'll be by to pinch you. *snicker snicker*. Well, at least I'll be tossing around pretty green clover confetti I bought from the craft store :)

Yesterday I started a new workout class called Group Hour of Power and I am soooooooo freaking sore I want to cry. It's all done with a weighted bar - lunges, squats, all muscles are worked...and all my muscles are screaming at me right now. The worst part is, I'll be going back on Tuesday for more torture. *sigh*

Secrets in the Annex has been receiving some awesome possum reviews! But seriously, if you like paranormal erotic romances, I do think you'll enjoy this :)

5 Lips from TwoLips Reviews
"Ms. Cory weaves elements of the paranormal and of historical social issues into the mix, tantalizing readers with glimpses beyond consensus reality." ~ Reviewer Frost

4.5 Stars from Just Erotic Romance Reviews
"...plot pulled me in and held me tightly until the very end. The paranormal twists and a bit of history is cleverly thrown in the midst of a normal present day story making it all the more appealing." Mahaira Fatima - Reviewer

4.5 Ribbons from Romance Junkies
"...a mixture of suspense, romance and tenderness...with that bit of something extra to make it stand apart from the rest." ~Zoe Knighton - Reviewer

Discover haunting Secrets in the Annex now at Liquid Silver Books

For a blurb and excerpt, click here:

I wanted to thank everyone who voted and supported me at the Love Romance & More Contest - Egyptian Cotton took away Best Paranormal 2006! I even received a pretty button for it:

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Thanks for your patience - my March Newsletter is now live! If you haven't signed up to get it - here's the link:

Inside this month's issue:

*Coming Soon - Next Floor Naughty
*Winner announcements
*New Contest announcement - Pirate Booty Contest
*Reader Interaction - poetry "April Showers"
*Sneak Peek excerpt of Next Floor Naughty
*Group information - Authors Who Dare, Amorous Authors, Moonglade Elite
*Book recommendations*Aphrodisiac recipe - Strawberry Brioche - yummers!

Oh - and be sure to have yourself some lucky charms this weekend:

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Stacy Dawn is always so good to everyone - be sure to check out these very awesome sites:

Divas Books Shelf:

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and Jump Start Promotions:

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So check them out when you get a chance! And of course check out her site:

Let's see - what else to share...OH I KNOW - a winner *BG* - that's always good to share! Okay, let's see...let me draw a name here...CONGRATULATIONS MISSY SUE!! Send me an email to anncory_erotica at with BLOG WIN in the subject line and your snail mail addy(for the book thong) and if you'd prefer Butterfly Kisses or Drinyian. *tosses confetti* Actually, I'm almost too sore to even toss confetti, lol

I better get to work here. Everyone have a fabulous weekend!

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~Ann Cory

Thursday, March 01, 2007

Peek a boo! New March Contest!

Did you blink? If so - you missed February. *sigh* Combine a short month, being sick, and stories that refuse to end, and I tell ya - it's a recipe for disaster. I've not been well, so I apologize for my lack of an update. I'm feeling better, but still a bit rundown. Against my begging, March is here - and I'm trying to update everything and work on my newsletter. I really want my 3 days back, lol

So what is new? Well - my March Contest is now underway - and if you like some booty, specifically Pirate's Booty - than this will be right up your alley. Here are the details:

Who doesn’t love pirates? Who doesn’t love treasures galore?

Simply sign up for my newsletter and you’re entered. To double your chances of winning, send an email with “I Want Booty” in the subject line to The contest ends March 31st. Winner will be announced in my April newsletter.

The Pirate’s Booty includes:

*A small treasure chest of bath products
*Beautifully handmade jewelry
*A signed print copy of A Pirate’s Treasure Anthology
*A couple beautifully handcrafted book thongs
*Scrumptious candy
*and some extra goodies you are sure to enjoy
Good Luck finding the treasure - Arrgh!

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So what all have I been up to? Well - I have submissions with 5 different places, been trying to get well, catching up on some reading (read Blood Secrets by Vivi Anna), writing, and watching movies with the family. I've found that when I'm sick - I laugh at pretty much anything. Good medicine. My motto for March is - lighten up - and we'll see how far I get with it, lol.

I have 2 winners to announce as well - so let me shake up my little name jar. EdgesAngel22 and Christy Jan - CONGRATULATIONS LADIES!!! Please send an email to anncory_erotica at with FEB BLOG WIN in the subject line and your snail mail addies. WOOT WOOT!!!

I found out my release date for Next Floor Naughty, my BDSM novella (and first release) with Ellora's Cave is April 18th!!! I'm totally psyched :) WOOT WOOT *tossing confetti* You know I can't wait. I'm going to freak when it gets on the Coming Soon Page, LOL.

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I also wanted to thank everyone who voted for me on the P&E Polls. My contemporary short Blame the Rain came in at #8, and I came in at #5 for the Poet category. I truly appreciate the support :)

Tomorrow, hubby and I are going to spend the day together, and have a date day. I think we're going to do some wine touring, now that my sniffer is back up and working. We'll probably also go out to lunch, and maybe catch a movie. I want to see: Ghostrider, Music and Lyrics, and Number 23. Anyone seen these? Worth watching? I'm a Drew Barrymore fan, so I know I'll enjoy Music and Lyrics.

I absolutely love this picture. What do you think about it? What do you imagine he is thinking about? I know - it's hard to think right now, isn't it, LOL

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New March Blog Contest
Here's the 411:
2 winners.
2 prizes each
prizes include: book thong and a copy of Butterfly Kisses or Drinyian - your choice
The first contest runs until the 15th, and the second contest runs until the 31st. Just post on my blog, and you're eligible. Simple as that :) And I'm coming down hard on myself - I WILL faithfully post this month!! Actually, I would have last month, but I didn't spend too much time online since my head was all gunked up. *tossing confetti*

5 Lips for Secrets in the Annex!!
from TwoLips Reviews
"Ms. Cory weaves elements of the paranormal and of historical social issues into the mix, tantalizing readers with glimpses beyond consensus reality."
~ Reviewer Frost

Read full review here:

Okay, so I'm off to finish up all my updates, and get working on my newsletter. I have several submissions out right now, just waiting to hear back, so please cross your fingers, send good vibes, and toss confetti my way - all that positive energy really helps :)

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