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 a monthly contest with great prizes,
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of Fabulous Firsts containing the first book in each of 12 beloved series.
lots and lots of great books!
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and throw fabulous parties!

Come see what’s happening there in June,
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November Giveaway!

Win a $50 gift certificate to the ebook retailer of your choice (B&N, iBooks, Kobo, Amazon, or Google Play)!

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My Favorite Thing To Do When Not Writing

Darcy “Opal” Burke

With two teenage kids, I don’t have a lot of “free” time! When I’m not working, I spend as much time with my family as possible. We are a close-knit foursome and we liked to play games, watch movies, take walks in the neighborhood, and go on adventures—whether it’s the local zoo or one of our favorite places, Disneyland.

Our favorite games are usually of the funny/party variety. One of our favorites is SuperFight where you draw two kinds of cards: a character who will be your fighter (you choose one of three cards that you draw) and attributes (you draw two on each turn and that’s what you get!). Then your character will “fight” the others and everyone has to decide who wins. You might have Darth Vader armed with a laser and there are a hundred of you. To make it interesting, we sometimes use a deck that changes the fight to some other kind of activity, such as who would win a cookie baking contest. SuperFight is super fun!

We like to go to the movies—we see all the Pixar flicks and all Marvel movies. In fact, we are currently watching all of the MCU (Marvel Cinematic Universe) movies in chronological order (that is not the order in which they were released), which has been interesting!

As I mentioned, Disneyland is probably our favorite destination. We just took a trip there in October to enjoy Halloween Time, which I just love. We all dressed up and who was I? Belle of course, because she likes books!


We also like to visit the coast (Oregon’s is beautiful!), the zoo, the mountains (Mt. Hood is gorgeous), and central Oregon.

Any day I get to spend with my family is the best day, even if we’re lounging around having a Pajama Day. In fact, those might be my favorite kind.



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Darcy’s latest release is THE DUKE OF SEDUCTION.

Featuring a guitar-playing-not-really-a-rake-poet hero and a bluestocking heroine who loves geology and can’t abide nonsense, this is a friends to lovers story you don’t want to miss. The Untouchables series are stand-alone novels with Society’s swoon-worthiest heroes and the dauntless women who bring them to their knees.


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