Romance Starts Here–and Now!

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It’s the time of year for giving . . . and I want to give YOU a special gift.

Three of my first-in-series books . . . three full-length, stand-alone novels, no cliffhangers–only sexy, heart-melting romance that will make you want to zip through all of the books that come after them!

And all of this for only 99 cents.

But here’s the catch: this special box set is ONLY going to be on sale for a very limited time. Grab it now, before it’s gone.

This box set, available only for a very, very limited time, contains three first-in-series romance novels. Each one kicks off a series, and each one also stands alone, with no cliffhangers.

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BEST SERVED COLD
: Sometimes, revenge is the only choice . . . unless that plan hits a road block in the form of an adorable guy with brown curls and dimples. Decisions, decisions . . .

This is the first book in the Perfect Dish Romances. Other titles include Just Desserts and I Choose You

 

THE POSSE: One woman, three men and beach romance stronger than the riptide. In a story of friendship, loss and second chances, Jude will learn her life is far from being over.

This is the first book in the Crystal Cove Romances. Other titles include The Plan, The Path andUnderneath My Christmas Tree.

 

THE LAST ONE: He didn’t want her. She couldn’t stand him. Love doesn’t listen to logic.

This is the first book in The One Trilogy (A Small Town Georgia Romance). Other titles include The First One, The Only One, The One Trilogy Box Set (including The Perfect One) and theAlways Love Trilogy (Always For You, Always My Own and Always Our Love).

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2015AuthorPhoto (1539x1800)Tawdra Kandle writes romance, in just about all its forms. She loves unlikely pairings, strong women, sexy guys, hot love scenes and just enough conflict to make it interesting. Her books include YA paranormal romance,  NA paranormal and contemporary romance, and adult contemporary and paramystery romance. She lives in central Florida with a husband, kids, sweet pup and too many cats. And yeah, she rocks purple hair.

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Need Signed Paperbacks for the Holidays? Special Deal Now!

Just in time for the holiday season, I have a sweet deal on signed paperbacks for my wonderful readers!

Here’s how it works–as easy as 1, 2, 3:

  1. Visit your favorite online retailer. You can buy my paperbacks at Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Books-A-Million, Target and Walmart.
  2. Buy the book or books you want or want to give to someone. Choose the GIFT option, and have the book sent to: Tawdra Kandle, PO Box 195631, Winter Springs, Florida 32719.
  3. In the space designated for the gift message, type in your name and address (or that of the recipient to whom you wish the book to be gifted).

I’ll sign the book and send to you OR to the person on your gift list . . . and I’ll pick up the shipping costs.

There you have it. And you don’t even have to leave your PJs and comfy chair. If you have Amazon Prime and order the books there, or if you have a Barnes and Noble membership and order there,  your shipping  costs are comped.

And only in December, if you let me know the book is a gift, I’ll even have it gift wrapped it before I send it.

What a deal! Happy holidays to all of us.

Score! Football Romance Has Never Been Hotter!

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Coming just in time for the biggest game of the year: one box set that includes SEVEN full-length football romances!

Whether or not your team makes the playoffs, you’ll have the perfect accompaniment to your hot wings and potato skins.

Preorder NOW exclusively at iBooks for only 99 cents. This is a special preorder price only good until January 30th.

Preorder at iBooks

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Some Enchanted Season Patricia Burroughs
The Sport of Seduction, The Art of Love

Blindsided Jami Davenport

A temporary marriage knocked him off his game, but love blindsided him.

The Rookie Ann Jacobs

Rookie quarterback sets his sights on Marauders cheerleader…

When We Were Us Tawdra Kandle

Three friends, two loves, one choice: Football hottie Leo is the guy Quinn’s always loved. But will he choose the game over the girl?

Bold Nicola Marsh

Aussie Rules? There are no rules in the game of love.

Guarding the Quarterback Liz Matis

Miss Congeniality meets the The Bodyguard.

Play Holly S. Roberts

Love scores when you least expect it and winning is everything.

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Amazon, Authors, and Why I’m Wide

Where can I buy your books?

Paper cut of heart on old bookI’m so glad you asked.

In this day and age, you have so many options when it comes to choosing where to buy your books. I’m happy to say that you can find my books at most of your favorite vendors!

I am not, and never will be, an Amazon-only author.

I remember back in the early 1990’s, Amy Grant released a Christmas album that was exclusive to Target stores. That was a cool promotion, because she recorded a special song, and they did some cute ads together. But she didn’t pull all of her other music from other stores and only sell through Target. Target didn’t say, “Well, in order to promote you, you must agree to sell only at our stores.” That would be silly, right?

And yet, that’s what Amazon is doing to authors.

Please don’t get me wrong. I am fully cognizant of the enormous good Amazon did for indie authors. I know that if they hadn’t opened the door for us, the publishing world might not be where it is today. I appreciate that. I’m grateful. I’m perfectly okay with selling my books on Amazon and playing by their rules for the books they carry.

But the playing field there is far from level.

In introducing programs like Kindle Select and Kindle Unlimited, Amazon offered certain advantages to authors who were willing to commit to things, like exclusivity. That’s their prerogative. It’s fair. But when they changed algorithms and standards so that KU and Amazon imprint books received more visibility and promotion as well as ranking advantages, that wasn’t cool. It wasn’t fair to authors OR to readers.

Essentially, Amazon offers me lower visibility and fewer advantages because I choose to publish wide. My books are on iBooks, Nook, Kobo and Google Play, among others. While the company might say that’s just their policy, it’s pretty crazy, when you stop and think about it.

If I chose to only publish with Amazon, my books wouldn’t be available in many countries around the world. They could only be read on a limited number of devices. And most troubling to me, Amazon would be in charge of my publishing destiny.

No, thank you.

And there’s more . . .

On Amazon, we as authors cannot set our books to free for a limited time, as we sometimes like to do when promoting a release. And because Amazon insists on being the lowest price on everything, if another vendor lowers the price one of our books, Amazon will price-match it, sometimes without our knowledge, or can even kick our book off its site. Amazon also can suppress reviews if it suspects a reviewer ‘knows’ the author.

I don’t trust the farmer.

Someone asked me recently why I didn’t like KU, why none of my books are in the program. I responded that I didn’t like the idea of putting all my eggs into one basket when I didn’t trust the farmer. And that’s the bottom line: I don’t trust them.

Any time you give a person or a company too much control over your product, your pricing and your promotion, you’re surrendering a big piece of your future to them.

I would never rule out a day when I might put ONE book into KU. Because I live by the motto Nothing ventured, nothing gained, refusing to take advantage of that program, if a time and book came along where it would fit, I might try it. But I will not put ALL my books into KU.

That’s why in 2017, you’ll see me working with other vendors even more. I’ll talk about that later, but it’s coming.

And you as a reader . . . think about where you’re reading. I have a Kindle, and it’s great. I also have an iPhone, and I read on that, too, both iBooks and on the Kindle and Nook apps.

Consider your options.

Meanwhile . . . did you know that you can buy my paperbacks in a ton of stores you might not expect? You can find my books at:

Walmart

Target

Books A Million

Barnes and Noble 

So keep reading. I’ll keep writing.