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Alert! Festive Radio Special and Giveaway to celebrate Spirits of Christmas!

Last Friday saw the release of my little festive novella, Spirits of Christmas. You know me, I’m a party girl ~ I like extended jollifications and outrageous festivities! Naturally, there’ll be a proper party for the release of Spirits of Christmas, and you are most cordially invited! Read on for the details of my festive fun extravaganza this coming Wednesday (6 November) AND for the giveaway which could mean you could lay your hands on a signed paperback copy of Spirits of Christmas or one of the best Christmas rock’n’roll albums ever. Hooray!

Festive Fun in honour of  “Spirits of Christmas”  on Siren 107.3 FM:
Wednesday, 6 November,
5 p.m. to 7 p.m. GMT

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Tune in to Siren 107.3 FM ‘on air’ or listen  ONLINE for this fabulously special festive show. We’ll be talking to a host of regular contributors, we’ll be sharing favourite Christmas traditions, recipes and rock songs, and we’ll have three very special phone in guests indeed:

JB Johnston from

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Kelly Findlay from

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Sharon Goodwin from

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You can’t miss this ~ Tune In!! But there’s more:

THE GIVEAWAY:
TWO SIGNED PAPERBACKS AND ONE ROCKING CHRISTMAS ALBUM UP FOR GRABS!

You could win one of two signed paperback copies complete with dedication to you!

You could win one of two signed paperback copies complete with dedication to you!

Or you could win this fabulous brand new compilation of Christmas rock and pop songs ~ in CD *or* MP3 download format! :-)

Or you could win once copy of this fabulous brand new compilation of Christmas rock and pop songs ~ in CD *or* Amazon MP3 download format! 🙂

How’s that for getting into the festive spirit?

Here’s how to enter:

Standard Entry

 Submit the name of your favourite Christmas song ever (rock, pop, classic or Carol) or tell me about your most cherished Christmas tradition. Simply submit your entry via this form:

Bonus Entries!!

If you want to enter more than once, here are a few other ways you could enter.

Twitter Entry: Share this tweet to be entered in the competition. One tweet equals one entry and you can enter as many times as you like!

On Air party for SPIRITS OF CHRISTMAS by @WellsNicky on @sirenfm 6 Nov 5-7pm GMT: #WIN #paperback or #Xmas #Album http://wp.me/p1HzVM-1l6

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Share your review of Spirits of Christmas ~ if you have recently reviewed Spirits of Christmas on Amazon or Goodreads, simply send me a link to your review via the entry submissions form above! 🙂

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Leave a blog post comment ~ in addition to your standard entry, you could also leave a blog post comment about your favourite Xmas tune or tradition. 🙂

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The Small Print : This giveaway is open from NOW until 3 p.m. GMT on Wednesday, 6 November. Entrants must be aged 18 or over. Giveaway is open internationally. Winners will be announced on the show.

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GOOD LUCK ~ I look forward to hearing all your lovely choices! 🙂

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Haven’t got your copy of Spirits of Christmas yet? Find it here:

Amazon.co.uk Kindle | Amazon.co.uk Paperback
Amazon.com Kindle | Amazon.com Paperback

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Launch Party for Sophie’s Encore on Siren 107.3 FM *Tonight* 5-7pm UK

The party starts here!
Tune in to Siren 107.3 FM or listen online from 5pm-7pm BST for…. *drumroll*

The Sophie’s Encore Launch Party!!

Yup! The wonderful Alex Lewczuk is giving over the Midweek Drive yet again to the Rock Star Romance Trilogy. But then he’s as excited about this third book as I am! Says Alex:

“Sophie’s Encore is a riveting page-turner with a pace that throbs like the most potent rock-ballad—A clear winner!”

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THE PROGRAMME

~Readings from Sophie’s Encore
~Rock music, and non-rock music. Of course!

~Chat with some Very Special Guests indeed!

SPECIAL GUESTS
Well, what would a party be without guests?
Proudly presenting my phone-in guests:

THE HUSH ROCK BAND
We’ll be chatting with lead guitarist Lee!

NICK ELLIOTT
Renowned Rock Photographer Nick Elliott will be joining us on the phone to chat about his work and The Magic of Rock!

XANDER DEMOS
High-energy rock and metal guitarist!

Also appearing as phone-in guests and in studio:

Cameron Tilbury, my ace publicist
Ed Wellman, Midweek Drive Contributor of the Year

Proudly presenting my latest book baby in the Siren Studios!

Proudly presenting my latest book baby in the Siren Studios!

Tune in and say hello! You can message us during the show by writing on the Siren 107.3 FM Facebook page!!!

Click ‘here’ to say hi during the show: SIREN ON FB

In other news!!

I’ll be hosting book signing events on
Thursday, 5 September, and Saturday, 7 September. Come and see me! 🙂
5 September, Welton Library, Welton, 4pm-5pm
7 September, BookStop Café, Steep Hill, Lincoln, 11am-1pm

Let’s make this a rocking launch! ROCK ON!

Unveiling the Sophie’s Run Launch Extravaganza

The day is drawing near…yes, Sophie’s Run is nearly here!
Twelve days and counting!

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You know me. I like to party. You do know that by now, right?
So I have a bit of an extravaganza planned.
Are you ready?

Preview-Launch!
The Sophie’s Run RADIO Party,
6 FEBRUARY

The wonderful, one-and-only Alex Lewczuk over at Siren FM has very kindly agreed to dedicate the Wednesday Midweek Drive slot to celebrating the launch of Sophie’s Run.

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Isn’t it simply awesome?
We will be Live on Air from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. GMT and
YOU CAN LISTEN LIVE no matter where you are!
You can find Siren at 107.3 FM and ONLINE!  Tune in for:

~Readings from Sophie’s Run
~Chat with some Very Special Guests indeed
~Rock music, and non-rock music. Of course!
~A fab give-away (more below)

SPECIAL GUESTS
Well, what would a party be without guests?
Proudly presenting my phone-in guests:

THE HUSH ROCK BAND
We’ll be chatting with lead singer Jazmine and guitarist Lee!

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Photo Courtesy of THE HUSH, with thanks. 🙂

NICK ELLIOTT

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Photo Courtesy of Nick Elliott Press Office: Thank You!

Photo Courtesy of Nick Elliott Press Office: Thank You!

Renowned Rock Photographer Nick Elliott will be joining us on the phone to chat about his work and The Magic of Rock!
Find out more about Nick at from his Press Office Page on Facebook, on his official Press Office Blog, or follow him on Twitter.

SAPPHIRE STAR PUBLISHING
Of course Katie Henson and Amy Lichtenhan would be there. What would a launch party be without my lovely publishers?

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KIM THE BOOKWORM
Reviewer and book blogger extraordinaire, Kim Nash, will offer her perspective on the Rock Star Romance books.

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Also joining us telephonically will be Cameron Tilbury, CEO of MapleStar Music and Media, Phil Leirness, and Michele Monro, among others. What a line-up!

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STUDIO GUESTS
Naturally, there will be a live, real-person party going on, too. In studio celebrating with me will be:

~Alex Lewczuk
~Ed Wellman
~Katie Grimason
~Nichola Clancy
~Natasha Turney

~Karen Waring
~my lovely husband
~and drop-in surprise guests (possibly)

****ON AIR GIVE-AWAY***

One Signed Copy of Sophie’s Run up for grabs!!!
Don’t miss your chance to win a signed copy of Sophie’s Run.

Simply tune in and share your thoughts on the show while we’re live on air, and your name will be entered in the draw.
Here’s what to do:
Post a comment to Siren FM’s Facebook page or on your own timeline tagging Siren FM, or tweet the show at @sirenfm and you’re in with a chance to win. Good luck, and happy listening!

Book Signings

Yes! Readers came! My first visitor arrived at just a few minutes after 10 a.m. Witness: my first author signature in a newly-purchased reader's copy of Sophie's Turn. Awesome feeling!

Okay, I admit it… Here’s one I took earlier! But you get the idea…

PREVIEW SIGNING
Siren Studios, Lincoln, 6 February, 7 p.m. onwards

Music, drinks and nibbles (subject to permission)

LAUNCH DAY SIGNING
Welton Library, 7 February, 10 a.m. until 10:30 a.m.

Tea, coffee and biscuits (music pending permission ~ it is a library!)

Virtual Parties

Join me right here on my blog and on Facebook for a
virtual all-day party zone!

Do you reckon I’ve got enough partying planned?

Now tell me: what songs should I put on the playlist?
#ThinkRock