Pitch to: Cassie Knight, Publisher at Champagne Book Group

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Pitch to Cassie Knight, Publisher at Champagne Book Group​





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Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
 
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Tess DeGroot

Premium Member
Jan 21, 2017
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3,461
High Desert, California
  • Title: Princess of Sweetwater
  • Genre: Historical Romance
  • Length: 58,000 words
  • Author: Tess DeGroot
1886, California. Princess Victoria craves independence and a college education, but on her last night in San Francisco, she learns her father’s prime minister has secretly arranged a betrothal. Feeling trapped, she trades pearls for train tickets and flees to the Antelope Valley, posing as a schoolteacher. She knows her cousin will keep his promise to find her and bring her home, but if she wants to hold on to her new life and the unexpected love she’s found, she’ll need to work out a way to stop the prime minister’s scheme.
 
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MJ Klipfel

Premium Member
Sep 20, 2021
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Tampa
Title: Blood Promotion
Genre: Paranormal Romance
Length: 82k
Author: M.J. Rose

Self-confidence, a steady paycheck, and a swivel chair—that's all reporter Tessa Sanders wants. So when the megalomaniac mayor inadvertently gives her the ultimate career-making story, it's reason to celebrate...until the lead lands her in a nightmare world of monsters and dead bodies. Seems humankind is on a deadline, and if she and her new co-worker, a drop-dead-gorgeous vampire who can't decide if he wants to kiss her or kill her, can't break the story before their time's up, humanity gets its pink slip.
 
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TonyaPreece

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Jan 20, 2020
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Austin, TX
Title: Whiskey on Our Shoes
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Adult, dual-POV, slow burn
Length: 71,000
Author: Tonya Preece

Twenty-year-old Eva prefers anonymity, avoiding the attention that surrounds her supermodel mom and the rock stars in their family. But, new in Austin, she has a meet cute with Alex and, when she can’t get the hot Texas cowboy off her mind, she takes a chance on letting him into her unconventional life. He promises to protect her anonymity and thinks he has the reins on a sticky situation with his ex-girlfriend, until the old flame teams up with a gossip reporter hell-bent on revealing Eva’s identity and the media storm pushes them apart.
 
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aschuh

scribbler
Jan 19, 2021
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Wisconsin
Title- Magic in the Air
Genre - Paranormal Romantic Comedy
Word Count - 71,000
Author - Adrianna Schuh

Small town baker and single mom Olivia Ayala knows a thing or two about witches, considering she is one.

That's how she knows charming newcomer Draven James is hiding something.

And protecting the town means finding out what, she just has to avoid losing her heart in the process.
 
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RCorsini

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Sep 2, 2021
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New York
Title: Sushi and Sea Lions
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: 82,000 Words
Author: Rachel Corsini

After a career-ending injury sends a prima ballerina, DANIELA VERDI, back to Queens, she struggles with her identity after the glitzy distractions of the Upper West Side (boys, pinot, romance novels, and video games) are over. When she runs into her brother’s best friend, a divorced dad scarred by his wife’s affair, at a local bar, she remembers who she was before the glittering stage lights. Falling for him was easy, but when she realizes he doesn’t believe in true love the way she does, she has to decide if the fairy-tale was ever real.
 
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Sburdorf

Calligrapher
Aug 3, 2019
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1,831
Tennessee
Title: A MOTEL BY THE OCEAN
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Length: 74,000
Author: Susan Burdorf

Inheriting her aunt's rundown motel along the coast of Florida is bittersweet for Agatha Rae. Memories of her teen crush Cabe Wellington who lives on the property and shares ownership of the motel with her are overwhelming, and unusual guests like a convention of clowns that refuse to leave, make the decision to sell the motel to property developer and smooth talker Maxwell Harrison complicated. And when feelings for both men cloud her judgment Agatha's choice becomes as uncertain as the moonlit tides.
 
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Sburdorf

Calligrapher
Aug 3, 2019
19
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1,831
Tennessee
Title: ALL MANOR OF LOVE
Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
Length: 75,000
Author: Susan Burdorf

Grace Monahan’s interior design business is booming after a favorable article in Interior Design 4 Homes magazine featured her as a new arrival on the interior design scene. Getting the contract to design the prestigious Graystone Manor for its holiday soiree is the dream job she’s always wanted. Unfortunately, the urbane Drew Graystone isn’t her biggest fan and the two butt heads more than once – is this true love?
 
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B.M.Valdez

Wordsmith
  • Feb 14, 2020
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    Title: Sukidayo, Honey-Sensei!
    Genre: New Adult Contemporary LGBT Romance
    Length: 75,000 words
    Author: B. M. Valdez

    At the NanaCon fandom convention, college student Senri Yuzuki wants to win at the coveted hero vs. villain quest game, despite his six year losing streak. His cosplay is perfect, his villain team is ready, and his hero opponent is gorgeous. Senri must choose to LARP his way to quest game victory to earn fandom notoriety or lose his dream to be with the man he loves.
     
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    Lizdeemo

    Visionary
    Sep 29, 2021
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    Italy
    Title: Sarah Laker
    Genre: Paranormal
    Length: 61,889
    Author: Liz Di Marcello

    It's 1999 in the English countryside and Sarah Laker's experiences of strange phenomena are the norm. She sets out to prove the place is haunted which is easier to accept than the possibility that she’s losing her sanity, but with each passing day her grip on reality slips a little further away.Will friendship and potential for romance be enough to set Sarah’s feet on solid ground, or will she slide into madness like those who’ve gone before her?
     
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    Keri123

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    Apr 12, 2021
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    Canada
    Title: Maplewood Resort
    Genre: Adult Contemporary Romance
    Length: 73,000
    Author: Keri Bednar

    Fiona has a huge art show to put together and doesn’t have time for a vacation, but she can’t resist a weekend away with her sister; excitement is high, that is until she runs into Travis. He might look like a sexy lumberjack, but Fiona can’t stand Travis- the grumpy owner of the resort (and surprisingly, the artist behind the stunning woodwork decorating it). When a snowstorm hits and roads close, a shared love of art might not be the only thing keeping them warm.
     
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    Lizdeemo

    Visionary
    Sep 29, 2021
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    Italy
    Title: Life in the City of the Thousand
    Genre: Romance
    Length: 63,451
    Author: Liz Di Marcello

    At the age of nineteen, solitary Jilly meets Giacomo 'Jack' Firenze in the Highlands of Scotland and life takes them on a wild ride all the way to Italy. She thought dealing with her husband and baby was tough, but the move to Bergamo will test her to the limit. Are friends and family there to help or hinder her?
     
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    Noel S

    Ink-slinger
    Sep 24, 2021
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    396
    Scotland

    Pitch to Cassie Knight, Publisher at Champagne Book Group​





    Pitch Rules:
    1. Please review the Pitch FAQ and Information Page for details​
    2. Most agents and editors will request a Three-line pitch​
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      2. Less than 100 words​
      3. Be aligned with what the agent or editor requests.​
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    Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
    Title: The Many Squandered Thing

    Genre: Romantic Suspense

    Length: 80,000 words

    Author: Noel Stevenson

    Probation officer Chris loves his job, his wife and his daughter, but for Rita he’ll risk all. As a child in care, he was Rita’s social worker, but now she's a beautiful woman, married to imprisoned Dave Green, a dangerous drugs baron who Chris will assess for parole. But all is not as it seems; Green’s reach extends far beyond the prison walls, as Chris swims ever further out of his depth in a sea of deception, taken by the tide.
     
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    Andy Stanton

    Premium Member
    Aug 19, 2010
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    Pitch to Cassie Knight, Publisher at Champagne Book Group​





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      3. Be aligned with what the agent or editor requests.​
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    Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
    Title: The Garden Plot
    Genre: Women's Fiction/Magical Realism/Romance
    Length: 70,000
    Author: Andra Stanton
    To escape her homicidal husband, gardening aficionado Maggie runs away to a town in Massachusetts where she installs a garden in return for room and board. She thinks she has chosen the plants, but the plants have chosen her, and they help her do battle against her avenging husband when he comes to kill her. Gardening is about to become a matter of life and death.
     
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    Pitch to Cassie Knight, Publisher at Champagne Book Group​

    Title: See Me As I Am
    Genre: YA Contemporary Romance
    Length: 88,000 Words
    Author: Cheryl D Wanner

    Blindness doesn’t stop seventeen-year-old Jenny from going after what she wants—journalism byline (check!), horse sports (check!), meet fave rock star (on deck). Only Jenny doesn’t know she already met him (posed as a PR guy) until after they’ve fallen into a long-distance relationship that can only end with his deception catching up with him. Now Jenny must find the will to forgive the rock star who broke her trust, but still owns her heart—or walk away for good.



    Pitch Rules:
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    Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
     
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    Eva Fox Mate

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    Jul 23, 2020
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    Denver, CO
    Title: One Man's Treasure
    Genre: Romantic Suspense
    Length: 60,000 words
    Author: Eva Fox Mate

    The daughter of alcoholics, Callie Wallis is militantly self-reliant, but when her sister’s mountain of medical bills threatens to avalanche, Callie swallows her pride and does the unthinkable--she asks her boss, Adam, for a loan. Grieving widower Adam Hughes is fed up with the scheming fortune hunters and paparazzi that dog his every step, so when his assistant, Callie, asks for money, he ups the ante to a marriage of convenience. They'll each get what want from the arrangement and leave hearts whole. But when a black market treasure hunter decides Adam has something he wants, can the pair escape both danger and love?
     
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    Title: The Prince Charming School of Romance

    Genre: Contemporary romance (sweet, small town)

    Length: 80,000 words

    Author: Kim Findlay

    Nate’s sister goes on a dating show, giving the shy firefighter a chance to finally let plus-sized Gemma know how he feels about her. The dating show gives him a guideline, until his sister comes with her Prince on a hometown date and things literally go up in flames. Nate has to choose between family and love, but Gemma makes his choice for him…
     
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    Title: Play it Again

    Genre: Contemporary Romance (hockey)

    Length: 80,000 words

    Author: Kim Findlay

    Ten years ago, Talia divorced hockey pro Royd. Royd’s now been signed by her hometown team and surprise! The divorce wasn’t finalized. They have seventeen weeks to get a new divorce done…unless he can convince her they’re worth another try.
     
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    Carde Jean

    Today is my Birthday!
    Aug 7, 2021
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    Title: Once Upon a Griffin

    Genre: Sweet Romance/Sci-fi

    Length: 103,000 words

    Author: Carde Jean

    Guinevere Griffin and Jaxzon meet one hot summer night in New York, but Jaxzon’s identity holds a devastating truth: as the crown prince of a distant land, he has been ordered to marry and is not at liberty to follow his heart. When Guinevere learns she is eligible to vie for Jaxzon's hand, her excitement turns to shock as she is whisked across the galaxy to engage in a whirlwind of balls and royal events. Through it all, she and Jaxzon grow ever closer, until disaster strikes and Guinevere is accused of murder, and released from custody on a hostile planet, with an implant that will kill her if she doesn’t appear for trial, Guinevere must clear her name, find the real killer, and rescue Jaxzon before time runs out.
     
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    EdenRobins

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    Sep 5, 2014
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    Pitch to Cassie Knight, Publisher at Champagne Book Group​





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    2. Most agents and editors will request a Three-line pitch​
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      3. Be aligned with what the agent or editor requests.​
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    Pitch here by REPLYING TO THIS POST from September 29 at 9AM EST to October 1 at 11:59PM
    Title: Gold: Heart of A Warrior
    Genre: Paranormal Romance
    Length: 80,000 words
    Author: Eden Robins

    Trapped inside Kartchner Caverns during a cave in, Dora Alexander learns she’s really Pandora reborn when she accidently awakens Philocetes, one of Demeter’s immortal Golden warriors, who’s duty bound to kill Dora for condemning his kind to eternal Hell. The Fates step in, revealing that Phil and Dora’s only chance at redemption is to work together to defeat the evil Silvers, an ancient demon race determined to snuff out all human life on earth. This is the first book in a planned series.
     
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