Thankful Thursday, March 8, 2018!

What a week!
Every day was booked in advance. My calendar is a thing of nightmares with nearly day marking something I need to get done. Luckily, today is open for me to write on my current work-in-progress (Driven to Distraction) and sharing with you. ::happy face::

Part of the craziness is getting ready for the Reader & Author Get Together. With 500+ book lovers attending, it’s always a ton of details to organize, but the event is an amazing time so it’s totally worth it.

70+ authors.
Breakfast, lunch & dinner on Friday & Saturday.
3 fabulous parties on Thurs, Fri & Sat!

Each attendee gets:
* stuffed goody bag
* T-shirt
* BN gift card
* Several FREE books
* 2 massive booksignings, and more!

Cost: Only $50 for readers!

General registration for #RAGT18 opens this Tuesday, March 13th at 1:00pm EST, so mark your calendars! I can’t stress enough that if you want to attend you have to be quick. We ALWAYS sell out in less than an hour. After that, some spots open up due to cancellations, but I can’t guarantee anything. For more information on registration, visit: http://readerauthorgettogether.com/

Also, follow the event Facebook page for ongoing information. I’ll be doing a video explaining how registration works. https://www.facebook.com/annualRAGT/ Good luck to everyone, and may you all have fast fingers. 😉

REMINDER: I’m running a giveaway for a READER registration to #RAGT18! When you pre-order Fast Burn, you’ll have a chance to submit your Proof of Purchase and be entered to win one reader registration for this year’s event.
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(Covers event registration only. Winner is responsible for her own hotel & transportation.)

Fun side note!
I did a video on Monday with J.Z. Foster, my son who is also an author. We had a blast – and we each answered lots of reader questions. J.Z. Foster will be at #RAGT18 this year, too. Check out the video here: https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster/videos/10155358151457966/

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I mentioned that I’ll be traveling quite a bit this year. I’ll see readers in Ohio (of course!) but also Virginia, Missouri, Nevada, Kentucky, Virginia again, and Texas. Check out my schedule to see if I’ll be in your area! http://lorifoster.com/events/

Moving on to this week’s #ThankfulThursday! I’m doing another full autographed set of the Body Armor series.

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There’s a lot of fun swag added, including magnets, postcards & newer swag for the upcoming Cooper’s Charm that releases in trade on July 31st!

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Plus I have a tote bag to keep it all in, with a $10 Barnes & Noble gift card.

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*NO ENTRY REQUIRED!*

#ThankfulThursday is easy! One name is randomly drawn from the LIKEs on my Facebook page and that person gets the featured goodies.
Fun, right!?

Make sure to check back on my FB wall – https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster – around 8:00pm EST on 3/8/18 to see if your name is posted!

If it is, you’ll need to get your mailing address to me within one day.

Deadline to send your address is 8pm ET, 3/9/18! GOOD LUCK!

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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WIN a reader registration to #RAGT18!

Hey lovely readers,

Are you planning to read Fast Burn?
It releases March 20th, and if you preorder you’ll have a chance to win a reader registration to the Reader & Author Get Together!

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* Over 70 authors and 400+ readers.
See the author list here: http://readerauthorgettogether.com/about/#authorlist

* We have two massive booksignings.

* Attendees get a stuffed goodybag with some FREE books & loads of swag inside.

* We also have an on-site BN bookstore where you can purchase more books to have signed.

* All meals are provided.

* We have 3 fun-filled parties.

* Other goodies include a free T-shirt and a $10 BN gift card.

Registration for the Reader & Author Get Together opens March 13th
at 1:00pm EST and we ALWAYS max out super fast.

But YOU could win a guaranteed READER registration just by providing
proof of preorder for Fast Burn!
(The prize is registration only. Lodging and transportation not included.)

To enter the giveaway, send your proof of preorder (print, digital, audio or hardcover) to my assistant, Sara, at: readergiveaways@gmail.com

I hope to see you at #RAGT18 in June.
(And if you’ve preordered Fast Burn, THANK YOU!

Happy reading to all, and GOOD LUCK!

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com
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Thankful Thursday, February 1, 2018!

Guess what I’m doing today!?
STARTING A NEW SERIES. Yay! I’m super excited to dive into a whole new setting and all new characters.

The first book, DRIVEN TO DISTRACTION, (cover coming soon) will launch the series about private couriers ala The Transporter with Jason Statham – but with a lot more sexy romance. In fact, this is already feeling like one of my sexiest series ever, and that’s entirely due to the heroes involved. I hope readers approve!

Until then, though, a reissue for Mr. November & Riding the Storm – with a hunky new cover & a bonus story by the amazing Brenda Jackson– released earlier this week. If you haven’t read it, now’s your chance!

And of course, on March 20th, Fast Burn hits shelves! Preorder here so you don’t miss it: http://lorifoster.com/books/burn.php#order

The current benefit book, Tucker, (out June 1st) is part of the Buckhorn Series and proceeds from the book go to the Animal Adoption Foundation, http://www.AAFPets.org If you preorder it, you’ll have my deepest gratitude – and the gratitude of a lot of homeless animals. http://lorifoster.com/books/tucker.php#order

Now, on to #ThankfulThursday!

Our books this week start with an autographed copy of Under Pressure by me. That’s book 1 in the Body Armor series.

Then we have:
Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis,
Deadly Silence by Rebecca Zanetti,
On a Night Like This by Barbara Freethy, and
Cruisin’ For A SEAL by Sharon Hamilton.

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Finally I have an #RAGT17 tote bag that was sponsored by Paige Tyler & Monette Michaels with lots of fun swag inside. (These amazing ladies are sponsoring the #RAGT18 tote bags as well!)

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*NO ENTRY REQUIRED!*

#ThankfulThursday is easy! One name is randomly drawn from the LIKEs on my Facebook page and that person gets the featured goodies.
Fun, right!?

Make sure to check back on my FB wall – https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster – around 8:00pm EST on 2/1/18 to see if your name is posted!

If it is, you’ll need to get your mailing address to me within one day.

Deadline to send your address is 8pm ET, 2/2/18! GOOD LUCK!

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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Close Contact Release – and a special scene for Armie!

Can you believe it’s November already?! My middle son has moved home from South Korea with my daughter-in-law and darling granddaughter. As you can imagine, I’m spending lots of time playing catch up – but I still wanted to tell you about a special opportunity for anyone who preorders Close Contact, the 3rd book in my Body Armor Series, which hits shelves on Nov 28th.
Close Contact is a story for Miles and Maxi. Of course, it can be read alone, but you’ll get visits from past characters as well.

See the entire series order on my website: http://lorifoster.com/series/body-armor/

Because preorders are so important, I’m offering a special, never before published scene for Armie & Merissa from Fighting Dirty.
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To receive the special scene, send a copy of your proof of purchase to my assistant at spm.foster@gmail.com
(It can be a simple screenshot of the proof that you get from Amazon, BN, iBooks, etc… wherever you pre-ordered.

The proof of preorder must be sent NO LATER THAN November 26th.
Then, on November 27th, we’ll send out the special scene. Easy Peasy, Right?

Please be sure you hear back from my assistant, to ensure your proof of preorder was received. If you don’t find a reply in your inbox, check your spam folder! If it’s not there, let me know via FB messenger, or contact my assistant again at spm.foster@gmail.com

If you haven’t preordered yet, don’t worry, you still have time! All the order links are on my website here: http://lorifoster.com/books/contact.php#order

To everyone who’s already pre-ordered, I can’t thank you enough. I have the very best readers in the whole world. Please know that I’m very thankful for each and every one of you.

Big hugs!

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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Thankful Thursday, October 26, 2017!

Don’t miss the LAST #ThankfulThursday of 2017!

As I told you last week, I’m going to put off the big giveaways like this one, and my #MysteryMonday, until the New Year so that I’m free to enjoy my son’s return home from South Korea with his beautiful wife and my new granddaughter. :::super excited!:::

I’ll still have smaller giveaways on my Facebook page so be sure to visit me there daily. But until then…

#ThankfulThursday starts this week with an ARC of Close Contact from me. (ARC is an Advanced Reader Copy. The book releases November 28th.)

Also including copies of
Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis,
Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning &
Deadly Silence by Rebecca Zanetti.

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Then I have a fun tote bag full of great swag including rack cards, a fan, magnets & a Worth the Wait sampler.

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Finally, a “Love, Read, Repeat” T-shirt.

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(I have T-shirts in sizes M, L, XL, 2XL & 3XL. Please let me know which size you’d like if you win.)

*NO ENTRY REQUIRED!*

#ThankfulThursday is easy! One name is randomly drawn from the LIKEs on my Facebook page and that person gets the featured goodies.
Fun, right!?

Make sure to check back on my FB wall – https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster – around 8:00pm EST on 10/26/17 to see if your name is posted!

If it is, you’ll need to get your mailing address to me within one day.

Deadline to send your address is 8pm ET, 10/27/17! GOOD LUCK!

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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Thankful Thursday, October 19, 2017!

Who’s loving fall?
I am… sort of. I much prefer summer, but fall is so pretty I can’t help but enjoy it. I look forward to the coming holidays, even while dreading the colder weather. :::brr…::::

Last week I told you that my son, daughter-in-law and new granddaughter are returning home from South Korea. They’ll be here in just a little over a week and I’m super, SUPER excited. (For those of you who don’t know, my son traveled to South Korea years ago for a teaching position. He met Hanna, they dated, married, opened a school of their own… and then had my precious granddaughter. :::Love!:::)

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Once they’re here, I’m going to take a hiatus on my two biggest giveaways – MysteryMonday and ThankfulThursday. I want to wallow in the holidays with my sons all together. 🙂
Note: I’ll have one more of each to finish out October, so be sure to enter them!

In 2018, we’ll get started again, so stay tuned.
In the meantime, I’ll still have smaller giveaways… swag, books, holiday surprises – they just won’t be as grand as MysteryMonday or ThankfulThursday.

So until then…#ThankfulThursday starts this week with an ARC of Close Contact from me. (ARC is an Advanced Reader Copy. The book releases November 28th.)

Also including copies of
Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis,
Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning &
Deadly Silence by Rebecca Zanetti.

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Then I have a fun tote bag full of great swag including rack cards, a fan, magnets & a Worth the Wait sampler.

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Finally, a “Love, Read, Repeat” T-shirt.

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(I have T-shirts in sizes M, L, XL, 2XL & 3XL. Please let me know which size you’d like if you win.)

*NO ENTRY REQUIRED!*

#ThankfulThursday is easy! One name is randomly drawn from the LIKEs on my Facebook page and that person gets the featured goodies.
Fun, right!?

Make sure to check back on my FB wall – https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster – around 8:00pm EST on 10/19/17 to see if your name is posted!

If it is, you’ll need to get your mailing address to me within one day.

Deadline to send your address is 8pm ET, 10/20/17! GOOD LUCK!

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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Thankful Thursday, October 12, 2017!

Hello all you awesome people. 🙂
I have some news – my son, daughter-in-law and adorable granddaughter are returning home from South Korea in just a couple of weeks. Yay!
I’m super, SUPER excited. I visit with the baby online daily, but I’ve yet to hold her, cuddle her, kiss her little face. For those of you who don’t know, my son traveled to South Korea years ago for a teaching position. He met Hanna, they dated, married, opened a school of their own… and then had my precious granddaughter. :::Love!:::

They’re moving to the states now, and I couldn’t be happier.
Once they’re here, I’ll also be mega-busy making up for lost time. So… for a while, likely through the holidays, my #ThankfulThursday giveaways will be smaller (therefore less time consuming) and I’m planning to stall the #MysteryMonday giveaways, too.
We have a few more weeks until then, so be sure to enter both while you can. In 2018, I’ll bring them back in one fashion or another.

Now understand, I’ll still have multiple giveaways… swag, books, holiday surprises – they just won’t be as grand as those two special giveaways.

But until then…
#ThankfulThursday this week contains a BIG stack of books. 🙂 Starting with an ARC of Close Contact.
An ARC is an Advanced Reader Copy -the book doesn’t release until November 28th. This is your chance to read it early!

We also have:
Darkfever by Karen Marie Moning &
Heat Seeker by Lora Leigh.

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In a 2nd stack of books, we have:
Wild Kisses by Skye Jordan,
Mike’s Way Back by Amy Gregory,
Tested by Magic: A Baine Chronicles Novella by Jasmine Walt,
On A Night Like This by Barbara Freethy &
Summer Mixer by multiple authors!

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Finally, we’re including an #RAGT17 tote bag provided by Paige Tyler & Monette Michaels.
The bag is full of fun swag!

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*NO ENTRY REQUIRED!*

#ThankfulThursday is easy! One name is randomly drawn from the LIKEs on my Facebook page and that person gets the featured goodies.
Fun, right!?

Make sure to check back on my FB wall – https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster – around 8:00pm EST on 10/12/17 to see if your name is posted!

If it is, you’ll need to get your mailing address to me within one day.

Deadline to send your address is 8pm ET, 10/13/17! GOOD LUCK!

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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Thankful Thursday, October 5, 2017!

It’s been such a devastating time for so many. My heart, thoughts and prayers go to all who are struggling right now. Please stay strong.

To everyone who has donated time, money, or even prayers to those affected, thank you. I’ve found that romance readers are some of the kindest people, with the biggest hearts.

If you haven’t been affected, count your blessings, hold your loved ones close, and cherish every moment.

In good times and bad, I value all of you so much. I hope you know that. I’m one of the luckiest people ever – in part because of all of you. Without you, my writing would be a hobby instead of a successful career. Thank you all x 10.

That’s what #ThankfulThursday is all about, of course – my opportunity to show appreciation.

This week we’ll start with a stack of books. First an ARC of Close Contact, the next book in my Body Armor series, due for release 11/28.
(ARC if an Advanced Reader or Reviewer Copy!)

Then we have:
Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis,
From Best Friend to Bride by Jules Bennett,
Crossing Hearts by Kimberly Kincaid,
Tested by Magic: A Baine Chronicles Novella by Jasmine Walt,
On A Night Like This by Barbara Freethy, and
Summer Mixer by mulitiple authors.

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I’m adding in some of my fun swag, including rack cards, a fan, magnets and a Worth the Wait sampler.

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Finally I have an #RAGT17 tote bag that was sponsored by Paige Tyler & Monette Michaels with a lot of swag from various authors!

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*NO ENTRY REQUIRED!*

#ThankfulThursday is easy! Every Thursday one name is randomly drawn from the LIKEs on my Facebook page and that person gets the featured goodies.
Fun, right!?

Make sure to check back on my FB wall – https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster – around 8:00pm EST on 10/5/17 to see if your name is posted!

If it is, you’ll need to get your mailing address to me within one day.

Deadline to send your address is 8pm ET, 10/6/17!

Come back every Thursday for a new #ThankfulThursday giveaway!
(And Mondays for a #MysteryMonday giveaway!)

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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Thankful Thursday, September 28, 2017!

To everyone who has preordered Close Contact, thank you! The 3rd book in the Body Armor series is about Miles Dartman, and yes, you get to visit with the rest of the guys, too. ::grin::

The 4th book, Fast Burn, out April 2018, is a story for Brand Berry. (There are links on my website for all the books!)

If you haven’t already preordered, check out the blog post about how YOU can get a special, newly-written scene for Armie and Merissa from Fighting Dirty. ::grin::

Also, in case you missed it, we’re now doing #MysteryMonday on my Facebook page. Simply watch the video (it’ll post midday Sunday and run until Tuesday morning) and then in the comments tell me if you’d prefer Mystery Prize A, B, or C. (Note: included in one of the Mystery bags is an Amazon Kindle Fire, a BN gift card, and an advance copy of Close Contact)
While you’re at my FB page, be sure to LIKE it!

Now on to #ThankfulThursday!

We always start with a great book selection!! This week there will be an ARC of Close Contact!
(ARC is an Advanced Reader Copy. The book hits bookshelves on November 28th.)

We also have the following:
Sweet Little Lies by Jill Shalvis,
Heat Seeker by Lora Leigh,
Deception Island by Brynn Kelly,
After the Dark by Cynthia Eden
& First Love Again by Kristina Knight

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Then I’m including #RAGT17 swag from Elle Boon, C.C. Dragon, Tawny Weber, Sam Cheever and many more!

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All this in a Lori Foster tote bag with even more swag including a Worth the Wait sampler, hand fan, postcard, rack cards, magnets and bookmark.

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Lastly, we have an #RAGT17 T-shirt from Constance Phillips, size Large!

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*NO ENTRY REQUIRED!*

#ThankfulThursday is easy! Every Thursday one name is randomly drawn from the LIKEs on my Facebook page and that person gets the featured goodies.
Fun, right!?

Make sure to check back on my FB wall – https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster – around 8:00pm EST on 9/28/17 to see if your name is posted!

If it is, you’ll need to get your mailing address to me within one day.

Deadline to send your address is 8pm ET, 9/29/17!

Come back every Thursday for a new #ThankfulThursday giveaway!
(And Mondays for a #MysteryMonday giveaway!)

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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Thankful Thursday, September 21, 2017

Hello all you happy people! (At least I hope you’re happy. lol)

If you follow me on my Facebook page, you know that I recently returned from a visit to North Carolina. We took my lovely mother-in-law there for a family reunion and during the trip we did a train tour starting in the historic depot in Bryson City and traveling through scenic Western North Carolina. Live musicians played while we ate a delicious hot lunch, then a “Mountain Man” entertained us with stories in between the guide sharing points of interest with fascinating historical facts.
If you’re ever in North Carolina, I highly recommend the train tour!
We also visited Cherokee and Maggie Valley. Both offer some amazing nature sites and quaint local restaurants and shops.

I enjoyed the trip so much that I want to share with you some of the things we collected while there – and I’m adding in the first 3 books in the BodyArmor series. Note that Close Contact won’t actually hit shelves until Nov 28th! This is your chance to get a really early copy.

Now on to #ThankfulThursday! Remember, this week’s prize pack starts with autographed copies of of Under Pressure in hardcover, a paperback Hard Justice, and an ARC (Advanced Reader Copy) of Close Contact.

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The goodies I picked up on my weekend trip include a coffee mug/tumbler, a fun country cookbook, hair tie decorated with feathers, all inside a very nice tote bag we received during our train ride.

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To round it out, I’m adding lots of fun swag, like a Worth the Wait sampler, rack cards, bookmark, magnets and a fan.

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*NO ENTRY REQUIRED!*

#ThankfulThursday is easy! Every Thursday one name is randomly drawn from the LIKEs on my Facebook page and that person gets the featured goodies.
Fun, right!?

Make sure to check back on my FB wall – https://www.facebook.com/lorifoster – around 8:00pm EST on 9/21/17 to see if your name is posted!

If it is, you’ll need to get your mailing address to me within one day.

Deadline to send your address is 8pm ET, 9/22/17!

Come back every Thursday for a new #ThankfulThursday giveaway!
(And Mondays for a #MysteryMonday giveaway!)

Happy reading to all,

Lori Foster
http://www.LoriFoster.com

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