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3 Juicy Reads + 3 Great Authors = 3 Book Giveaway

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BOOK LOVERS GIVEAWAY FOR THE MONTH OF MAY

 

In the month of May I’ll give away 1 autographed copy of my book REVENGE OF THE MISTRESS every Friday.

BUT…here’s the clincher….you don’t win just one book, you’ll win THREE different novels!!!!

My author buddies Simone Kelly and Sadeqa Johnson were generous enough to donate some books well.

1.Like a Fly on the Wall by Simone Kelly

2.Revenge of the Mistress by Cydney Rax

3.Second House From the Corner by Sadeqa Johnson

On top of that, all 4 winners will be on a private webinar with all three authors to chat about the books and ask questions!

TO ENTER:

1. Join our mailing lists by just texting 22828 and enter in LIKEAFLY. (MAKE SURE YOUR PHONE DOESN’T SPELL CHECK AND ADD SPACES) Then follow instructions and add your email address and you’ll be added to our list. (Note: This feature does NOT save your cell phone and we will not contact you again via your phone after you text your email.
Every Friday our team will randomly select a winner.

Author Cydney Rax Online Video Book Talk by The Tea

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One very unique thing that has happened since the release of REVENGE OF THE MISTRESS is the wonderful experience of having the book being discussed by The Tea. This is a group of four women who select a book to read and then discuss various topics related to the book in front of a studio audience.

I absolutely enjoyed seeing the video production. I think you may enjoy it as well. Here’s the link:

Revenge of the Mistress

In addition, check out the author interview that was produced by B Creative / Digital Media. If you are an aspiring author, this info may inspire you.

That entire situation was a lot of fun. Let me know what you think.

MMB Audiobook

Get your Love & Revenge

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On the day that REVENGE OF THE MISTRESS was released, it debuted at the number 12 slot on iTunes top paid books. The next day it rose to #9. Thank you to all that downloaded from #iTunes. I want every reader to #GetYourRevenge and pick up #RevengeOfTheMistress.

Needless to say, I’m very excited now that all three novels in the Love and Revenge series are now available. Fans of my very first series may now read the conclusion to see what happens with Kiara Eason, Rashad Eason, Alexis McNeil, and the notorious side chick Nicole Green.

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Here is some advance praise for REVENGE OF THE MISTRESS.

“A twisted tale of love, lies, betrayal and murder, you can’t put this book down until you’ve reached the very last page. Rax has a way of keeping you riveted. Wow!”

— RT Book Reviews
“Shocking yet satisfying ending for this drama.”— Booklist

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And coming up in May 2017, the physical copy of the unabridged audio book for ROTM…you can listen to a few audio clips of the novel which is narrated by the great Lynnette Freeman.

But if you want to listen to the entire book now, you may order it via Amazon.com.

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Additionally, I must say that I was completely shocked when the first novel in the series, IF YOUR WIFE ONLY KNEW, was nominated for an AFRICAN AMERICAN LITERARY AWARDS SHOW award in the erotica category. It did not win but I enjoyed that the book got recognized.

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Also, please join me on Facebook by liking or following these pages:

Cydney Rax’s Love and Revenge

And, my first ever FB fan page set up by one of my ardent supporters, Michelle Sloan.

CydneyRax Fans

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Thanks for the support. Keep posting your comments and book reviews (no spoilers please) on any of the online websites such as (www.goodreads.com, bn.com, BooksAMillion, Amazon.com, and more.

That’s it for now. Stay tuned for any other announcements about books, personal appearances, and other exciting ventures.

Stay safe and blessed always.

Love,

Cydney

 

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Praise for Cydney Rax’s Love & Revenge Series

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My Married Boyfriend

As Rax (If Your Wife Only Knew, 2016) continues her Love & Revenge series, she applies karma to these characters in surprising ways as rivals find ways to bond. At times Nicole and Rashad fall into stereotypes, but Rax’s strength is in showing growth, especially among her sympathetic female characters, and this tightly written soap opera rises above others in the genre. Fans of Kimberla Lawson Roby may enjoy this series.
Booklist Reviews

…Rax knows how to create baby momma drama…readers hooked on the first two books will eagerly await the final volume, Revenge of the Mistress, due February 2017.
Library Journal Review

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Love and Revenge Novel Book 1


If Your Wife Only Knew

Secrets, scandal, betrayal and revenge–there are no clean hands in the first book of this saga. Every one of the characters has a false sense of entitlement, and they are so, so wrong. A wild ride, this story is engrossing, and I can’t wait for the sequels.

– Romantic Times Book Reviews

Each turn in the plot makes things painfully worse in this soap-opera drama with plenty of surprises. The ending hints at even darker twists for the next installment in the new Love & Revenge series. Rax brings humor to extreme and painful situations, keeping readers glued to the page.
– Booklist Reviews

…quite a bit of juicy sex, and protagonists who concoct lies, cheat, and are totally selfish. A good fit for soap opera fans.
– Library Journal Review

Gearing up for MY MARRIED BOYFRIEND

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Hey hey now.

I’m very excited this morning. As you know, IF YOUR WIFE ONLY KNEW brought lots of fanfare, discussion and controversy. Just how I like it. And up next is the second novel in the Love & Revenge Series. It’s titled MY MARRIED BOYFRIEND. Now THAT’S a title for you. And the action continues with Rashad, Kiara, Nicole and Alexis. I so love these characters. They felt very real to me. They made me laugh. They are intriguing. And I hope that you will pick up a copy of book 2, read it, and post about it.

 

Now, here’s the fun part. My e-book of IYWOK is currently on sale everywhere for only $2.99. Great price for a great book. So get your copy and get ready for MMB which drops on 8/30.

Also, a book that I wrote a while ago is now in Target and Wal-Mart, plus at all the other online bookstores. It’s called BROTHERS & WIVES, and it’s the follow-up to MY HUSBAND’S GIRLFRIEND, another one of my popular novels that had a lot of tongues wagging, and got a bunch of women upset.

 

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If that’s not enough, if you’re on Twitter tonight, I will be participating in LITish. You can drop authors a line, ask us questions, etc. My time slot is 6PM EST. My Twitter handle is NeeCee48204. See ya then. Thanks for your support as always.

Win a copy of my audiobook IF YOUR WIFE ONLY KNEW

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AUTHOR CYDNEY RAX

FREE BOOK CONTEST

 

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Starting today, Sunday, April 17, 2016, I am running a special contest that will reward one lucky person a copy of the IF YOUR WIFE ONLY KNEW audiobook. Just imagine yourself popping in a CD and listening to narrator Lisa Smith make the juicy story about Kiara, Rashad, Nicole, and Alexis come alive.

Audiobooks are perfect way to listen to books while you’re driving, chilling at home, or during your lunch break at work. They engage the imagination. And just about everyone that’s read my lastest novel has an opinion.

This contest is open to everyone and will run for two weeks until Sunday, May 1st.

All you have to do to be eligible to win is to visit my website.

http://www.cydneyrax.com

Click on the Contacts link; completely fill out all of the sections (including your e-mail address) and send me a message. I want you to drop me a note and tell me:

(1) Which of my books have you read?

(2) How did you first hear about my books?

(3) What makes good reading in your opinion (what elements do you enjoy most when you read a novel?).

I will randomly select a winner by May 8th and will announce it via my blog and Facebook.

Good luck! Thanks for your support as always. And please spread the word about the contest.

Happy reading,

Cydney Rax

If Your Wife Only Knew by Cydney Rax

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I’m just popping in to say how very excited I am to find out that so many libraries across the U.S. and even in some parts of the world, have included my latest novel IF YOUR WIFE ONLY KNEW as part of their library collection. This is a dream come true. It seems like yesterday I would visit Houston area libraries and would read other books written by African American writers. Folks like E. Lynn Harris, Omar Tyree, Yolanda Joe, Marita Golden, Gloria Naylor, and so many others. They inspired me. And the reference books about writing and the publishing industry taught me.

So thanks to the hundreds of libraries that have purchased the book. And to the readers who are checking out the novel. Make sure and post your comments. You may contact me via my website www.cydneyrax.com or post on any online review site.

Another thing that I’m happy about are all the new readers that are discovering my works. Yes! That is an author’s dream. I can tell I have a brand new audience of folks that are getting to know my storylines and characters. Excellent and encouraging info.

BTW, I will be headed to a branch of the Houston Public Library on Feb. 26 at 2pm. Here is the info. Come out and see me at their Meet the Author event.

http://houstonlibrary.org/learn-explore/library-events/meet-author-cydney-rax