HUGE SALE on the Paper Planes series!

Did you know that the Paper Planes series co-written with Mindy Hayes is currently on sale for 99¢ each? That’s over 300 thousand words for $3
Available on Kindle, Nook, Apple Books, and Kobo. Get your summer read on today!

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**A Young Adult Contemporary Sweet Romance, Paper Planes is the first book in the Paper Planes Standalone series and CAN be read on its own.**

On June 18, 1992, Flight 397 crashed off the coast of Long Island. But this story isn’t about the crash. Not completely.

This is a story about two high school seniors living very different lives, who share one connection: they both lost parents on that fateful flight.

Slowly, letters bridge the gap between California and Pennsylvania as Ruby Kaminski and Brett Pratt find a way to remember the past while looking toward the future.

This is a story about hope, paper planes, and the other things they lost.

**An Adult Contemporary Sweet Romance, Subway Stops is the second book in the Paper Planes Standalone series. It CAN be read on its own.

On June 18, 1992, Flight 397 crashed off the coast of Long Island. Meet Cole and Samantha, two workaholics who randomly meet one year later at a memorial for the crash. Both lost loved ones that day.

Cole Rossner is a twenty-five-year-old med student dealing with the grief of his orphaned seventeen-year-old half-siblings. He doesn’t have time for dating.

Determined to kick life in the face after her loss, Samantha Cooper opens a kickboxing studio with her best friend. She’s not looking for a man, but Cole Rossner keeps popping up and screwing with her plans.

There are over seven million people in New York City. 
One random encounter is called chance. 
Two is coincidence.
Three? Well, baby, we call that fate.

**A New Adult Contemporary Sweet Romance, Chasing Cars is the third book in the Paper Planes Standalone series and CAN be read on its own.**

On June 18, 1992, Flight 397 crashed off the coast of Long Island. 

After Amber Pratt lost her parents, her life turned into a downward spiral. So, she did what any twenty-one-year-old would do; she quit her life to backpack across Europe.

Olle Holström was supposed to be a fling in the wilds of Finland. A detour. That is all it should have been. 

It was so much more.

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#CoverReveal Willowhaven Series by Mindy Hayes

Guys! Mindy is rolling out a brand new look for her Willowhaven series ahead of the third book, Me To You, and I'm stoked I get to share them with you today!

Also, I'm the lucky duck who gets to beta read her books, so I can tell you that Me To You is going to be fantastic, so add that baby to your TBR. If you haven't read Me After You or Me Without You, what are you waiting for? Grab these contemporary romances today, you won't regret it.

Cover photography by K Keeton Designs
Cover design by Okay Creations

Me After You
Mindy Hayes
(Willowhaven, #1)
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Widowed at twenty-five, Sawyer Hartwell has no choice but to return to her hometown. Broke and alone, the intention was to heal and find herself again, but how can she heal in a place filled with so much sorrow and memories she yearns to forget?

Dean Preston has regretted leaving Willowhaven since the day he rode off on his motorcycle six years ago, destroying the only love he had ever known. Returning too late, he’s found small comfort in a new life with Lily, but with Sawyer back he’s not sure of anything anymore.

The time has come for Sawyer and Dean to face the past, to learn from their mistakes. The road to healing is paved with old wounds, each one threatening to tear them down completely. Carrying their own scars close to their hearts, they must both confront what’s gone before or lose their second chance.


Me Without You
Mindy Hayes
(Willowhaven, #2)
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Since her father’s abandonment eight years ago, Alix Fink has done everything in her power to keep her family’s affairs private. She’s as closed off as they come, but Aiden Ballard wants to remedy that. Though it’s been a losing battle, Aiden has been desperate to win Alix’s heart for years.

Everyone knows Aiden Ballard’s parent’s lives were lost in a fatal car accident when he was sixteen, but only Aiden knows what really happened that fateful night; something he’s been desperate to hide from everyone for the last nine years—especially from Alix.

In the small town of Willowhaven, secrets have a way of revealing themselves. Alix and Aiden couldn’t be farther from perfect, but they couldn’t be more perfect for each other. When their secrets rise to the surface, they must overcome them or face a lifetime of loneliness.


Me To You
Mindy Hayes
(Willowhaven, #3)
Releasing: Mid-Jan 2018
Genres: Adult, Contemporary, Romance

Once fearless and adventurous, Savannah Ballard hasn’t been the same since her accident in high school. While she appears composed on the outside, inside she’s screaming. She wants her life back and returning to the origin of her pain is the only way she knows how.

When successful New York lawyer Jude Rochester’s grandfather passes away he becomes the new owner of Rochester Grocers in Willowhaven. He has no intention of taking over the business, but he makes a trip to the small town to tie up loose ends.

After meeting on the street, Savannah becomes Jude’s tour guide for the week. As if life wasn’t messy enough, an unexpected romance may not be the best way to simplify it. They lead complicated lives they aren’t ready to share. When the secrets between them are so significant, distance might not be the only thing to threaten their future.

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Author Bio:

Mindy is the youngest of six children and grew up in San Diego, California. After graduating from Brigham Young University-Idaho, she discovered her passion for reading and writing. Mindy and her husband have been married for ten years and live in Summerville, South Carolina.

She is the author of the YA fantasy series, The Faylinn Novels; the adult contemporary romance series, The Willowhaven Series; as well as the coming of age standalone, The Day That Saved Us. Mindy is also the author of The Paper Planes Series, which was co-written with Michele G. Miller.

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#MondayMelodies Mindy Hayes

Happy Monday! Welcome the fabulous Mindy Hayes as she shares her musical muse with you...

Like most authors, music plays a HUGE part in my writing process. I can't write without my ear buds in and the music blasting. If I get a good song it can carry an entire book. Grandfather Said by The Ethnographers was on repeat while I wrote my first book, Kaleidoscope. Most people haven't heard of them. Look them up. I love them. Honestly, every song by The Ethnographers inspired something in The Faylinn Novels--from lyrics to the melody to a feel of their songs--they were my Faylinn anthem.  

The song I really wanted to talk about today is Skin by Zola Jesus. I'd been stuck trying to evoke the emotion I needed for a particularly emotional scene in Me After You, where the main character, Sawyer, learns her husband was assaulted and is in critical condition (that might sound like a huge spoiler, but I promise, it's not!). When I heard Skin, I started to cry because the scene instantly began to play in slow motion inside my head. It wasn't so much the lyrics as it was the piano and emotion in the singer's voice. For the next hour I wrote with tears pouring down my cheeks!

Have you read Me After You? Do you remember the flashback? Can you see the scene play out with the song in the background?

Keep up with Mindy: Blog ~ Twitter ~ Facebook ~ Instagram ~ Amazon Page

You can grab Me After You HERE and keep an eye on Mindy's Facebook page for the next novel in the Willowhaven Series, Me Without You, coming in March!


Tuesday Tease - Community tease day!

I'm doing a special community tease today...feast your eyes on some of my friends teasers!
Hint: Mine is alllll the way at the end ;)

First, let me congratulate my WBFL (writing buddy for life) Sarah Ashley Jones on her new release!!
Genre: New Adult Contemp Romance
Published: 3/17/14

A SUPER story...
Genre: New Adult Romance Superheroes
Available NOW
Links: Goodreads | Amazon Kindle | Amazon Paperback
A beautiful story of love...
Genre: New Adult Contemp Romance (clean)
Available NOW Links: Amazon and Barnes & Noble
A feisty vamp...
Genre: New Adult Paranormal-Romance
Available NOW

AND finally, my tease of the week
Genre: YA Contemp Romance /Realistic Fiction series
** Cover Reveal is 4/1/14**