Rowena Cherry’s MATING NET wins the Best E-Book: Fiction of the Best Books 2006 Book Awards
Ottawa, ON – Rowena Cherry’s MATING NET is awarded the USABookNews.com Best E-Book :Fiction Award. USABookNews.com is the premiere online magazine and review website for mainstream and independent publishing houses.
MATING NET is the prequel to Ms. Cherry’s award nominated debut novel FORCED MATE, a futuristic romance released in 2005. “MATING NET began as a paragraph of backstory in FORCED MATE. Because the heroine gets into bed with the wrong god --first-- it never occurred to me that it was a publishable story, let alone a potentially award-winning romance,” says the award winning of author. “I am thrilled that MATING NET has been honored with this award”
Rowena Cherry’s next book is INSUFFICIENT MATING MATERIAL published by Dorchester due out February 2007. Ms Cherry currently lives in Michigan with her husband and daughter.
For more information about Rowena Cherry and her books http://www.rowenacherry.com/
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NEW NOVELIST LAUNCHES STELLAR ROMANCE
Rowena Cherry not only writes magical romantic adventures, but she's lived them as well.
From sharing dinner with an Arabian princess to tutoring a Duke's son,
her life has been a whirlwind of exotic experiences—giving her plenty of inspiration for her debut romance novel, Forced Mate, to be released as part of Dorchester Publishing's Love Spell imprint in November 2004.
Forced Mate caught the eye of Dorchester's editors as an entry in the 2003 New Voice in Romance Contest for unpublished authors. Rowena's clever wit and outrageous take on the traditional abduction fantasy made her a finalist in the contest.
As the next god-Emperor of Tigron, Prince Tarrant-Arragon is renowned for his sexual prowess and has his choice of lovely young women ... whether he wants them or not. But the Earthling mate of his dreams is not only a feminist and the secret daughter of his greatest enemy, but she has sworn to thwart Tarrant-Arragon or die in the attempt. He knows that when she finds out whose bed she’s in, she’ll either castrate him or kill him.
Nicole Hulst of romancejunkies.com raves, "Forced Mate is one of the best science-fiction romances I've read all year," and author New York Times best-selling author Susan Grant declared it "A fantastically original page-turner!"
After a life of globetrotting, Rowena currently lives—for now—in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, with her husband and six-year-old daughter.
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Detroit Area Author Wins Honorable Mention in the JADA Press Annual Book Awards.
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ROWENA ON CHESS
"I like chess. I think it's sexy, intellectually stimulating, and fun."
"The title, FORCED MATE, is taken from Pandolfini’s end-game position where there are the two Kings and a few pawns. The first King to make a pawn his Queen wins. It seemed appropriate. "
"INSUFFICIENT MATING MATERIAL refers to an end game position sometimes reached by well matched rivals.
In my novel of the same name, the heroine —who is a fashionista, and relies too much on outward appearances— assumes that she has had a sexually inadequate mate foisted upon her."
ROWENA ON GUERNSEY
"Guernsey is a fascinating mix of swords and sorcery."
ROWENA ON WHY FORCED MATE IS SET IN 1994
"Put Nostril Shots and Fabio at the Indy 500 ball together, ask What If…"
ROWENA ON WORLDBUILDING
"I’d compare my world building to making a good curry from scratch."
"....if the heroic alien is a male, but not a “man” (because he is a god, or
ROWENA ON VIAGRA
"Your reader would feel they knew a lot about a hero who had (or thought he
"....it is like doing a 1,500 piece jigsaw. I like to make sure I have