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    Thompson & Sons

    For over 30 years Thompson and Sons has been the local garage for the Rocky Mountain House area. Look for small town lovin’ and fightin’ with sexy happily-ever-afters for the five siblings of the current generation. A 5 book spin -off series loosely connected with the Six Pack Ranch world.

    Book One: Ride Baby Ride
    Final Book in Series: A Wild Ride

    “Arend writes gripping, emotional, heat-filled stories that grab you by the heart and don’t let go.” ~Jaci Burton, New York Times Bestselling author~

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    Adrenaline Search & Rescue

    LIFELINE: an elite search-and-rescue squad based out of Banff, Alberta. Specializing in high-risk rescue missions, this team goes wherever the job takes them…

    Becki & Marcus: High Risk
    Alisha & Devon: High Passion
    Erin & Tim: High Seduction

    “Arend proves once again that no matter the genre, she’s a master.” ~Lauren Dane, New York Times Bestselling author~

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    Granite Lake Wolves

    This series of light-hearted paranormal stories is set in the wilderness of the Yukon and Alaska. The stories follow the members of the Granite Lake wolf pack as they deal with life and love as shifters.

    Also see Takhini Wolves – same world, longer stories.

    First in Series: Wolf Signs
    Final Release: Wolf Nip

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    Takhini Wolves

    Lighthearted paranormal stories based in the city of Whitehorse before bursting out into the wilderness of Alaska and the Yukon. The stories follow the members of the Takhini wolf pack as the new Alpha, local humans, bear shifters and others deal with falling in love and kicking ass.

    Also see Granite Lake Wolves – same world, shorter stories.

    Rita® Nominated Best Paranormal Romance 2014: Diamond Dust
    Final book in series: Moon Shine

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    Six Pack Ranch

    The Coleman family has ranched in the Rocky Mountain House area of Alberta for generations. These modern day contemporary cowboy romance stories follow the current family members as they find both their place in the community and happy-ever-afters.

    Latest Release: Rocky Mountain Devil
    Final Novel in series: Rocky Mountain Home

    “Vivian Arend pours intense passion into her novels...” ~Library Journal~

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Recent Posts

24 Nov 2008

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The days fly past

By Vivian Arend

I can’t believe it’s Nov 24th already. The year has flown past.

Yesterday I met with some fellow writers who are working on nanowrimo and w enjoyed a little coffee break/writing session. I ended up working on an excel spread sheet to track my current works in progress and what point they’re at.

Yes, that means I was actually procrastinating and not writing!! But I did start work on a shifter story so it wasn’t all lining the ducks up in a row.

I’m debating actually making an outline for this story, just for a change of pace and to see if it works. Kind of the synopsis in progress version. Who knows? Playing with words is too much fun.

Oh, and the story? Tidal Wave. It’s got water shifters.

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force people to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile disfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile dysfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile malfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any curing may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your drug.

21 Nov 2008

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I Love Your Blog!!

By Vivian Arend

She’s faster than a speeding bullet, stronger than a speeding locomotive and is making me learn new things quicker than any newbie should have to. Rhian Cahill , my newest writing buddy has given me the I Love Your Blog award!

Awww, shucks. (Add blushing face here.)

If you go check out her blog you’ll see why she makes me smile. Hey, I’ll take the honourary ‘Aussie’ designation any day. You guys even know how to spell properly down there, like us Canucks. But the sexiest man? We got Brendan Fraser up here but we’re so polite we share.

Rhian is out in Singapore and there is just something so exotic about adding 15 to whatever time it is in B.C., translating to a 24hour clock and hope I’ve done the math properly to be able to chat back and forth as we both edit like mad.

So onto the rules for this award.

After receiving the award, if you’d like to participate, you must:
1) Add the logo of your award to your blog. – check
2) Add a link to the person who awarded it to you. – check
3) Nominate at least 7 other blogs. – ummm, I only have three, but they’re very special to me
4) Add links to those blogs on your blog.-tomorrow, yup
5) Leave a message for your nominees on their blogs.- ditto

#1. Bonne Friesen.Link

Bonne is one of those special forever kind of friends that fall out of the sky, into your life, and you’re never the same again. She’s a little bit of Sunshine to me and read the first and second things I ever wrote. And trust me, that was being a true friend! She’s pursuing her goal of being published with such style. Love ya!!

#2. Jess DeeLink

I forced myself to email Jess blind to get advice about writing a synopsis and I can’t get enough of her. Jess, your comments and suggestions have made my writing move ahead by leaps and bounds, even if my plot occasionally makes you squirm. Getting an email from you is one of the highlights of my day!

#3. TA Chase

TA is fun to read and great to talk to. He was so willing to answer this newbie’s questions about the silly stuff and I’m so grateful. His habit of writing a weekly blog story inspired me to do the same thing and I’m loving every minute of it. Thanks, TA.

I guess part of the reason I write so fast is that I don’t spend a lot of time surfing, but as I spend more time around the writing community I’m meeting more and more super people who are fast becoming friends.

So I don’t -think- she has a blog but I’m going to give Sandie a special ‘You Rock’ award. Sandie, it’s been so nice getting to know you and your encouragement has meant a lot to me. Really, really, lot. And I promise you get to read everything I write forever and ‘ever!

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force people to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile dysfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile disfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile dysfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any curing may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your drug.

20 Nov 2008

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Thursday Things

By Vivian Arend

Four things today.

1. Hollow pit in the middle of my stomach- I submitted Rocky Mountain Heat yesterday. Thank you everyone who read it and helped me make the story better especially Jess, Rhian and Sandie who sent me copious amounts of notes.

I like notes. 🙂

Today I’m forcing myself to NOT open the documents and scrutinize them for mistakes. I know the manuscripts won’t be perfect but I’m just hoping there’s no glaring oopsies.

So now I get to hang for 34 more days to hear yeah or nay. I’m so pathetic! Waiting is so tough.

2. I’ve fallen in love with ‘Track Changes’ on Word!

Editing through Wolf in Flight right now and I’m keeping the tracking up for interest sake. Seeing how many little things change on a page as I go through my check list of danger words is very entertaining.

Then I ‘saved’ the project as a new name and accepted the changes to get a clean copy to work over. This round of edits is now flowing so much better but there’s STILL some red on every page.

The story is getting better with tighter writing. I know once it goes out to readers it will be another round of edits and another sea of red, but I’m enjoying the process.

3. Rhian, you and I need to have a serious discussion about how to knock out my Muse. You HAD to remind me about the shifter call for March. You HAD to suggest that we had to start writing soon to make the deadline.

I had already figured I shouldn’t even start a new story when…guess what happened last night? Hero and heroine show up in my head and start explaining the first two scenes to me. (Plus the motivation for them both, just for you, Jess.)

Grrrrr….

4. Side tidbit. I figured out that from start to finish, that is the opening of the first page and beginning to write the first draft to submitting yesterday, Rocky Mountain Heat took 72 days.

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force folk to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile disfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile dysfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile dysfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any treatment may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your medicine.

18 Nov 2008

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Tuesday Tidbits

By Vivian Arend

From Wolf in Flight Vivian Arend 2008

The food arrived and they fell silent for a minute. Tad was suddenly ravenous and had to stop himself from inhaling the entire burger at one go. When he checked to see how Missy was fairing he was shocked to see she’d been holding her own in demolishing the mountain of food on her plate. She paused in mid chew and caught his eye.

“Oops. You going to report me to the etiquette police for behavior unbecoming to a lady?”

Missy giggled and popped the final bite of bun into her mouth.

Tad goggled at her and then smiled. “Heck no, I’m going to set you up in a contest against my partner, Shaun. He can pack it away but I think I could win a pretty big wager if you can do this again sometime.”

Tad reached for her hand to give it a squeeze. The touch of skin on skin was like grabbing a live wire; energy flowed from her into his hand sending small shocks all the way up his arm. He dropped his fingers away quickly. “Shoot. The static electricity is crazy in here.

Missy’s face wore the strangest expression. She held a hand to Tad. “Try again.”

Tad hesitated and then reached out. This time the energy didn’t snap but he still felt it, a low buzz of tingles spreading over him. It felt good.

Really good.

Too good. Tad pulled back before parts of his anatomy he didn’t want to wake heard the alarm ringing through him. “What’s that all about?” he asked.

Missy shook her head. “I’m not sure. Probably something like you said about static electricity. Some people are better conductors than others.”

“Weird.” Tad played with the fries on his plate to have something to do with his hands. His whole body was hot and he had the strange desire to pick Missy up bodily and carry her back to his apartment and ravish her for the next five days.

Well, okay, it wasn’t completely strange since she was pretty easy on the eyes but he’d never had an instant attack of the hormone kind like this before.

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force folk to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile disfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile malfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile disfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any treatment may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your drug.

17 Nov 2008

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Celebration!

By Vivian Arend

I’m cheering for managing to pump out enough words yesterday to make it over the magical line in the sand.

I’m at 50K in the Nanowrimo challenge!!

This means I finished the same day as in 2007, but I confess it was a lot harder to do. Writing so many words on a regular basis means the ‘umpph’ isn’t there for a push like Nano, and I’m going to have to really consider hard any involvement in 2009.

Now I’ll turn my energies to a few projects I’ve had on hold and hopefully get all those ms straightened out PDQ. My nano project, Future Shock, is not complete in words but it will wait for a while and eventually I think it’ll be a decent novel.

So on the table:
-complete Rocky Mountain Heat submission.
-finish revisions on Wolf in Flight and get out to readers

Plus work on more stuff around the house…cookies anyone?

Nowadays there is lot of unforeseen circumstance which force men to take remedies. You can order medicines directly your office. In these latter days the stock you can find in online pharmacy is actually high. Some medications are as a rule used to treat many types of bacteria, such as tonsillitis and infections of the throat. Other ones are used to treat diabetes. Cialis is a remedy used to treat divers afflictions. What do you have to know about cialis order online? Presently many families search for the exact keyword ordering cialis online on the Internet. Perhaps you already read something about it. Having erectile malfunction can beyond doubt complicate romance. What can cause erectile disfunction? A row of psychological issues can produce erectile disfunction. What should you discuss with a physician before taking Cialis? Any medication may cause dangerous side effects. Sometimes side effects can be actually dangerous. Talk to your pharmacist about the proper disposal of your drug.

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