Showing posts from February, 2016

Great review for Yesterday

For those of you who are on the fence about my historical novel set in the Middle East, here's a great review from Alex over at Rainbow Book Review that might help you make up your mind

If you're so inclined, you can purchase the novel here:

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Release Day Reviews of Mayon

Today is release day for the second edition of my historical romance, Mayon.  This new edition, published under the DSP Publication imprint, has additional content, and has been thoroughly re-edited. I'm attaching two release day reviews I was excited to find this morning.

Multitasking Mommas:

Love Bytes Reviews:

Read what inspired Mayon and check out these photos!

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Blog Tour: Mayon

The second edition of Mayon releases on February 23 under the DSP Publications imprint. Join us on  the blog tour to read exclusive excerpts and win some giveaways.

Feb. 22 - The Novel Approach
Feb. 23 - Multitaskingmommas
Feb. 24 - Love Bytes
Feb. 25 - On Top Down Under Book Reviews
Feb. 26 - Prism Book Alliance
Feb. 29 - MM Good Book Reviews

Valentine's Day Excerpt

“Life without love is like a tree without blossoms or fruit.” Khalil Gibran 1883-1931
“What if,” I suggested, “you wake up in the next few weeks and decide you want to leave this all behind. How would you do it?” “It’s not going to happen, Grady.” “Humor me, Kam. It doesn’t hurt to be prepared, right?” “Put your Hollywood dreams back in your camera,” he admonished. Determined to play this out, I continued with my questions. “Could you get to Europe in this thing?” “How do you think it got here?” Ignoring his sarcasm, I asked. “Where’s your passport?” He shook his head. “In my safe at home.” “Which home?” Sighing, he grabbed my head between his hands and planted a big wet one. “It’s here in Karachi, but this crazy notion of yours needs to stop, Grady. As soon as you board the plane to New York, I’m going back to Tehran, and I’ll be married within two weeks.” “What’ll happen to the yacht?” “We’ll put it in dry dock for the winter, and then Jon and Gus will go home for a much-needed break.” “Where do…

Valentine's Day Q&A

John and Greg, the main characters of my novel Mayon, are participating in a Q&A over at Scotty Cade and Jo Peterson's blog---Between The Covers.  You can read a snippet from Mayon and click on the Rafflecopter widget for a chance to win an e-copy of the novel which releases February 23.

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Happy Chinese New Year!

This is the first day of the Chinese Lunar Calendar and we're celebrating the year of the Fire Monkey. I'm attaching a couple of links for those of you interested in reading how your animal sign will fare in 2016.  If you don't know your sign, there are specific dates assigned to each animal on the second link. I know this is far from an exact science, but in my experience, I've found Eastern horoscopes to be more accurate than Western. Go figure. Anyway, who can pass up a chance to look into their future?  Pretend you're walking into an exotic fortune teller's secret cave and get a sneak peek at what's in store for you this year.

Saturday Author Spotlight and Interview

I'm the featured author today over at Diverse Reader. There's an interview and some giveaways for those of you who are interested in learning a little bit more about me and my writing process. Check it out!


I'm offering two signed paperbacks of my novel Yesterday as Giveaways. Click on the widget to get more details. The contest is open for one month.

Goodreads Book Giveaway Yesterday by Mickie B. Ashling Giveaway ends March 05, 2016.
See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway

Blog Tour: Final Stop

Today is the last day of the blog tour. I'm over at Sinfully where you can read another exclusive excerpt of Yesterday.  The giveaway ends tomorrow so if you haven't already clicked on the Rafflecopter widget now's your chance.

Yesterday reviewed a 4.5/5 rating over at Joyfully Jay. You can read it here if you haven't already seen in.

Lastly, I'd like to thank everyone who's followed along on this blog tour. It was impossible to answer all of you, but I was very happy you appreciated the exclusive excerpts at each stop, and I enjoyed reading your comments.