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About "The Beach" . . .


“The book is very vivid and the author beautifully projects the details to make us not only see but also feel what Alan was feeling. The fact that a female author accurately presented a male's point of view is commendable. The end is definitely creepy and gave me goosebumps . . .” - Arushi Raj, Novel Worms

 

“A powerfully raw psychological story about the harsh realities and consequences of exploitation. I am glad I read it.” – Anita Hawes, Author


Ebook giveaways of “The Beach” are going on through March 23 – visit these book bloggers and enter for a chance to win your own copy. Here are the links:

Beanie Brain Reader:  http://beaniebrainreader.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach.html

Novel Worms:  http://novelworms.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach.html

Author Anita Dawes: http://anitajaydawes.blogspot.com/2014/03/jaye-frances-unusual-writer-of-unusual.html

Shut Up & Read: http://shutupandreadgroup.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-excerpt.html

Making Connections: http://makingconnectionsgroup.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-interview.html

Author Milda Harris: http://www.writergirlinla.com/2014/03/making-connections-blog-tour-of-beach.html

These Are But Shadows:  http://maechs.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/making-connections-blog-tour-of-the-beach-by-jaye-frances-a-giveaway/

Books, Food, & You:  http://leodinzlyandra.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-blog-tour.html#comment-form

To read a few more excerpts of the story, head on over to:

Library of the Seen:    http://libraryoftheseen.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach.html

Author Giovanni Valentini: http://giovannivalentino.blogspot.com/2014/03/author-interview-jaye-frances.html

Author Elizabeth Los: http://www.elizabethlos.com/the-beach-by-jaye-frances/

“The Beach” is available for $1.99 through March 23 on Amazon.com - here’s the link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008X76CD6

Thank you to Making Connections and all of these great book bloggers, authors, and reviewers for featuring “The Beach” this week!

Jaye Frances

www.jayefrances.com

http://www.blog.jayefrances.com

http://facebook.com/jayefrancesauthor

Join Me For A Week at "The Beach"


“A powerfully raw psychological story about the harsh realities and consequences of exploitation. I am glad I read it.” – Anita Hawes, Author

Many thanks to Author Anita Hawes’ for her thought-provoking review of “The Beach.” Drop by her website and read her full take on the story, and be sure to enter the giveaway for a kindle ebook. Here’s the link:

Author Anita Dawes: http://anitajaydawes.blogspot.com/2014/03/jaye-frances-unusual-writer-of-unusual.html

There are five more ebook giveaways going on right now during the week-long blog tour of “The Beach” with Making Connections. Here are the links:

Shut Up & Read: http://shutupandreadgroup.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-excerpt.html

Making Connections: http://makingconnectionsgroup.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-interview.html

Author Milda Harris: http://www.writergirlinla.com/2014/03/making-connections-blog-tour-of-beach.html

These Are But Shadows:  http://maechs.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/making-connections-blog-tour-of-the-beach-by-jaye-frances-a-giveaway/

Books, Food, & You:  http://leodinzlyandra.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-blog-tour.html#comment-form

For a few more excerpts of the story, head on over to:

Library of the Seen:    http://libraryoftheseen.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach.html

Author Giovanni Valentini: http://giovannivalentino.blogspot.com/2014/03/author-interview-jaye-frances.html

Author Elizabeth Los: http://www.elizabethlos.com/the-beach-by-jaye-frances/

“The Beach” is available for $1.99 through March 23 on Amazon.com - here’s the link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008X76CD6

Enjoy, have fun, and thank you for taking a look,

Jaye Frances

www.jayefrances.com

http://www.blog.jayefrances.com

http://facebook.com/jayefrancesauthor

Blog Tour Update for "The Beach" - Free Ebooks Up For Grabs!

Here is today's update on the week-long blog tour for the supernatural sci-fi suspense thriller "The Beach." Four book bloggers are offering a Giveaway for a free ebook. I hope you drop by and check them out – here are the links:

Making Connections: makingconnectionsgroup.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-interview.html

Author
Milda Harris: www.writergirlinla.com/2014/03/making-connections-blog-tour-of-beach.html

These
Are But Shadows:  maechs.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/making-connections-blog-tour-of-the-beach-by-jaye-frances-a-giveaway/

Books,
Food, & You:  leodinzlyandra.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-blog-tour.html#comment-form

And
to read an excerpt of the story and a couple of interviews with yours truly, stop by and visit with:

Library of the Seen:    libraryoftheseen.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach.html

Author
Giovanni Valentini: giovannivalentino.blogspot.com/2014/03/author-interview-jaye-frances.html

Author
Elizabeth Los: www.elizabethlos.com/the-beach-by-jaye-frances/

As
a thank you to all these great folks, I’ve reduced the price of “The Beach” to $1.99 through March 23. Here’s the Amazon link:
 
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008X76CD6

Have fun, good luck, and thank you for following along!

Jaye Frances
www.jayefrances.com
http://www.blog.jayefrances.com
http://facebook.com/jayefrancesauthor

Want to spend some time at The Beach?


Three ebook giveaways of “The Beach” are going on right now during the week-long blog tour with Making Connections. Click on over and visit with Author Milda Harris as she asks me three wacky questions and offers a giveaway:

http://www.writergirlinla.com/2014/03/making-connections-blog-tour-of-beach.html

Then drop by These Are But Shadows for a sneak peek and another giveaway of the book:

http://maechs.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/making-connections-blog-tour-of-the-beach-by-jaye-frances-a-giveaway/

Here’s your third chance to get a free ebook of “The Beach.” Just head on over to Books, Food, & You and check it out:

http://leodinzlyandra. maechs.wordpress.com/2014/03/20/making-connections-blog-tour-of-the-beach-by-jaye-frances-a-giveaway/blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-blog-tour.html#comment-form

Want
to spend more time at The Beach?

Author Giovanni Valentini points the microphone my way with some rather revealing interview questions . . .

http://giovannivalentino.blogspot.com/2014/03/author-interview-jaye-frances.html

Blogger Alyssa Williams is featuring the book with a short excerpt – just click the link below:

http://libraryoftheseen.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach.html

Author Elizabeth Los points a spotlight this week on “The Beach.” Here’s the link:

http://www.elizabethlos.com/the-beach-by-jaye-frances/

Be sure to browse around and spend some time on these great blogger sites  . . .

As a thank you, I’ve reduced the price of “The Beach” to $1.99 during the week of March 17 – 23. Here’s the Amazon link:
 
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008X76CD6

I’m posting daily tour updates on my blog, so check back often for links to each blogger’s site and more giveaway contests. Thanks much for following along!

Jaye Frances
www.jayefrances.com
http://www.blog.jayefrances.com

Giveaway, Interview, and Sneak Peek of "The Beach"


Today’s Blog Tour of “The Beach” makes two new stops. Author Giovanni Valentini points the microphone my way with some rather revealing interview questions . . .

http://giovannivalentino.blogspot.com/2014/03/author-interview-jaye-frances.html

And blogger Alyssa Williams features a short excerpt from the story – just click the link below:

http://libraryoftheseen.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach.html

There’s still time to enter the kindle ebook giveaway of “The Beach” at Books, Food, & You – check it out:

http://leodinzlyandra.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-blog-tour.html#comment-form

You can snag your own copy of “The Beach” at a reduced price of $1.99 until March 23. Here’s the Amazon link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008X76CD6

I’m posting daily tour updates on my blog, so check back often for links to each blogger’s site and more giveaway contests. Thanks much for stopping by!

Jaye

"The Beach" Blog Tour Update - March 18

Author Elizabeth Los is featuring the supernatural sci-fi suspense thriller, “The Beach” today, March 18, during the week-long Making Connections Blog Tour. Here’s the link: 

http://www.elizabethlos.com/the-beach-by-jaye-frances/

Be sure to browse around awhile . . .

You can also read an excerpt of the story and enter the giveaway for a free kindle ebook of “The Beach” at the following blogger’s site:

http://leodinzlyandra.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-blog-tour.html#comment-form

As a thank you, I’ve reduced the price of “The Beach” to $1.99 during the week of March 17 – 23. Here’s the Amazon link:
 
http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008X76CD6
 
And remember, even if you don’t have a Kindle, Amazon has a FREE reading app so you can download the book to your computer, smartphone, tablet, etc. Just click on the link below for more info:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=sa_menu_karl3?ie=UTF8&docId=1000493771

Thanks much for stopping by!

Jaye Frances
www.jayefrances.com
www.blog.jayefrances.com

"The Beach" is On Tour . . . and On Sale March 17-23!

The Sci-Fi supernatural novel, “The Beach” is on tour all week, courtesy of Making Connections and a fantastic group of book bloggers. From March 17 – 23th, you can check out an excerpt from the story, enter a kindle ebook giveaway, and even read a few (slightly uncomfortable) interviews with yours truly . . .

As a thank you to these great folks, I’ve reduced the price of “The Beach” to $1.99 during the week of March 17 – 23. Here’s the Amazon link:

http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008X76CD6

And remember, even if you don’t have a Kindle, Amazon has a FREE reading app so you can download the book to your computer, smartphone, tablet, etc. Just click on the link below for more info:

http://www.amazon.com/gp/feature.html/ref=sa_menu_karl3?ie=UTF8&docId=1000493771

Here’s the first stop on the Making Connections Tour of “The Beach” where you can enter a giveaway of a kindle ebook:

http://leodinzlyandra.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-beach-by-jaye-frances-blog-tour.html#comment-form

I’ll be posting daily tour updates on my blog, so check back often to get the specifics and links to each blogger’s site. Hope you find time to head to “The Beach” . . .

Jaye Frances
www.jayefrances.com
http://blog.jayefrances.com

"Love Travels Forever" Joins The Party


Come to the party today at The Romance Reviews to celebrate their
3rd Anniversary Party. Join me and over 450 authors and publishers who are offering more than 450 prizes during the month of March. The grand prize is a $100 Gift Certificate.

Here’s the link:

http://www.theromancereviews.com/event.php

Be sure to drop in on Sunday, March 2, and answer the Q & A for “Love Travels Forever,” my collection of short stories. A free kindle ebook is up for grabs!

To participate in the games, simply register and log in to The Romance Reviews – it’s free and easy.

See you there,

Jaye Frances

www.jayefrances.com

"The Beach" is FREE from Amazon on October 18 & 19

I’m doing a special promotion this weekend on Amazon. For two days, October 18 and 19, you can download your own copy of “The Beach,” a supernatural, sci-fi suspense thriller.

Here are the links:

Amazon US link:  http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008X76CD6

Amazon UK link: http://www.amazon.co.uk/The-Beach-ebook/dp/B008X76CD6/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1344903419&sr=8-1

And a little bit about the story . . .

Alan loves the beach. More than a weekend respite, it is his home, his refuge, his sanctuary. And for most of the year, he strolls the sand in blissful solitude, letting nature—and no one else—touch him. But spring has given way to summer, and soon, the annual invasion of vacationers and tourists will subdivide the beach with blankets, umbrellas, and chairs, depriving Alan of his privacy and seclusion—the fundamental touchstones of his life.

Resigned to endure another seasonal onslaught of beach-goers, Alan believes there is nothing he can do but prepare for the worst. 

But fate has other plans.

Delivered to him on the crest of a rogue wave, the strange object appears to have no purpose, no practical use—until Alan accidentally discovers what waits inside. Now he must attempt to unravel an ageless mystery, unaware that the final outcome will change his life, and the beach, forever.

In the companion novella “Short Time,” you’ll meet a respectable but bored middle-class executive, who exchanges his future for six months of excess and extravagance, only to find out the price he must pay for his hedonistic indulgence is beyond anything he could have imagined.

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Hope you have a chance to check it out – enjoy the read!

Until next time,

Jaye

"The Possibilities of Amy" Touches Another Heart

The Possibilities of Amy" received a wonderful review today - thank you, David! Here's the link:

www.goodreads.com/review/show/731202077

"Amy" is one of my more personal efforts, and was inspired by a chance encounter that occured while attending a high school class reunion. Here's a short synopsis of the story:

Amy is the ultimate trophy girl—gorgeous face, killer body, and a vivacious personality. But there’s something else about her, something that makes her even more special. Amy is new. A transfer student from out of state, she’s starting her senior year without knowing a soul. And that means she’s up for grabs, available.

Infatuated from the moment he sees her, David is determined to meet Amy, and if the fates are willing, to spend the rest of his life with her. But his shyness prevents him from approaching her—until his friends devise a contest to determine who will be the first to prove their manhood by seducing her.

Ever wondered what might have been, how your life might have turned out differently, if only you'd made a different choice?

Until next time,
Jaye

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