Press Kit

This is my standard press kit. I have a targeted press kits for Served Hot (Portland Heat book 1), Baked Fresh (Portland Heat book 2), Delivered Fast (Portland Heat book 3), Resilient Heart, and Winning Bracket with blurb, buy links, covers, excerpts and author information.

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Email: annabeth@annabethalbert.com or try the contact form

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Bio

 

Annabeth Albert grew up sneaking romance novels under the bed covers. Now, she devours all subgenres of romance out in the open—no flashlights required! When she’s not adding to her keeper shelf, she’s a multi-published Pacific Northwest romance writer.

Emotionally complex, sexy, and funny stories are her favorites both to read and to write. Annabeth loves finding happy endings for a variety of pairings and is a passionate gay rights supporter.  In between searching out dark heroes to redeem, she works a rewarding day job and wrangles two toddlers.

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Suggested Guest Blog/Interview Topics

Juggling parenthood, writing, and work
Why LGBT romance
Writing the non-traditional hero
What to love about Portland
The appeal of musician heroes
The appeal of sports heroes
Loving the beta hero
The importance of beta readers and critique partners
My editing process
Why perseverance matters (my long journey to publication)
My favorite books
Note: I’m happy to blog/be interviewed on just about anything related to romance, books, reading, gay romance, erotica, writing, editing, being a grammar nerd, social media, and other topics. Just ask! 

Book List (including upcoming releases)

Upcoming:

The #PortlandHeat trilogy (M/M  contemporary) coming in Spring 2015–features a barista, a coffee shop owner, and a baker as heroes! From Kensington Books! SERVED HOT releases 3/3/2015, BAKED FRESH is coming 4/13/2015, and DELIVERED FAST is coming 5/26. Pre-order is up for all three of these and they have entries below with complete information!

TREBLE MAKER a M/M Single Title from Kensington coming in August 2015–A cappella reality show romance!

 Books:

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*Delivered Fast (M/M Contemporary Novella)* Baked Fresh (M/M Contemporary Novella)* Served Hot (M/M Contemporary Novella)* Resilient Heart (M/M Contemporary Novella)* Winning Bracket (M/M Contemporary New Adult Novella)* Going for Gold (M/M Contemporary Novella)*

(Note: If you’re looking for my earliest published work, Return to Sender and Move Me, the rights to those books have reverted to me and I’ll be re-releasing them soon.)

 Delivered Fast

Publisher: Kensington/Lyrical, 2015
Genre: M/M Erotic Romance
Length: 45,000 words
ISBN: ISBN-13: 9781601833945(ebook)
Blurb: 
Portland, Oregon, aka Hotlandia, where the coffee shops, restaurants, and bakeries are ready to serve everything piping hot, fresh, and ready to go—like the hard-working, hard-bodied men behind the counters—with no reservations…
 
Sure, Chris O’Neal has problems. His restaurant is still co-owned by his ex. His flannel-and-tattoos style is making him accidentally trendy. He can’t remember the last time he went out and had fun. But he’s not lonely, he’s driven. And the hot bakery delivery boy is not his problem, no matter how sweet his buns.Chris is old enough to know Lance Degrassi’s sculpted good looks and clever double entendres spell nothing but trouble. Lance is still in college—he should be hitting the clubs and the books, chasing guys his own age, not pursuing some gruff motorcycle-riding workaholic. Especially when he’ll be leaving for grad school in a few months. But Lance keeps hanging around, lending a hand, charming Chris to distraction. Maybe some steaming hot no-strings indulgence won’t hurt.Then again, maybe it will…Third in the Portland Heat series!
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Baked Fresh

Publisher: Kensington/Lyrical, 2015
Genre: M/M Erotic Romance
Length: 45,000 words
ISBN: 1601833938 (ISBN13: 9781601833938) (ebook)
Blurb: 

From its famous coffee to the mouthwatering fare at its cafés, restaurants, and bakeries, Portland, Oregon, has a lot to whet the appetite, including the hard-working men who serve it all up—hot, fresh, and ready to go—with no reservations…

Vic Degrassi is a baker on the rise, and it’s all thanks to his rare ability to make—and keep—his New Year’s resolutions. Whether it’s losing weight, giving up smoking, or graduating from culinary school, Vic goes after what he wants—and gets it. This year? He wants Robin Dawson, the sweet-hearted hottie who volunteers with him at the local homeless shelter. When he learns that Robin is suddenly single after being unceremoniously dumped, Vic is more than happy to offer a shoulder to cry on—or at least a fresh-baked pastry to bite into. But it’s been a long time since Vic’s gone on a date, and he’s nervous about risking his friendship with Robin. So when their flirtation turns into a steamy night together, Vic and Robin have to figure out if they’re friends with benefits or lovers in the making, and if Robin is ready for something more than just a rebound. There’s only one way to find out:turn up the heat…

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Served Hot

Press Kit with excerpts, cover, and more
Publisher: Kensington/Lyrical, 2015
Genre: M/M Erotic Romance
Length: 30,000 words
ISBN:  160183392X (ISBN13: 9781601833921)(ebook)
Blurb: 

In Portland, Oregon, the only thing hotter than the coffee shops, restaurants, and bakeries are the hard-working men who serve it up—hot, fresh, and ready to go—with no reservations…

Robby is a self-employed barista with a busy coffee cart, a warm smile, and a major crush on one of his customers. David is a handsome finance director who works nearby, eats lunch by himself, and expects nothing but “the usual”—small vanilla latte—from the cute guy in the cart. But when David shows up for his first Portland Pride festival, Robby works up the nerve to take their slow-brewing relationship to the next level. David, however, is newly out and single, still grieving the loss of his longtime lover, and unsure if he’s ready to date again. Yet with every fresh latte, sweet exchange—and near hook-up—David and Robby go from simmering to steaming to piping hot. The question is: Will someone get burned?

First in the new Portland Heat series!

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Resilient Heart

Publisher: self, 2015
Genre: M/M Erotic Romance
Length: 37,000 words
ISBN: N/A (ebook)
Blurb: 

Originally released as part of the Unconditional Surrender bundle, now available as a stand-alone novella complete with BRAND-NEW 10,000 word short story/epilogue. When a wounded soldier is forced to accept help from his former best friend, both men discover the true strength of their entwined hearts.

Army IT specialist Xander keeps his emotions wired as tight as his NETCOM gear, but when he’s seriously injured by an IED, his whole life unravels. Running out of options, Xander must accept help from his ex-friend-with-benefits, Mackey. However, Xander’s had feelings for Mackey for years, and close quarters only complicates his emotions. Further, Xander doesn’t know which is worse: combating his inner demons or dealing with Mackey’s guilty kindnesses.

Mackey’s always kept his emotions close to his chest, but now he’s got a secret that could destroy his one chance with the man he cares far too much for. Both men will have to heal their wounded hearts to ensure a future together.

Entwined Future: In this new short story, Mackey has news that could change everything for him and Xander, but a visit from Xander’s family jeopardizes Mackey’s plans–and forces Xander to confront some harsh truths.

Buy links:

Goodreads:

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24252825-resilient-heart

Amazon: http://amzn.com/B00S05BOJI

All Romance: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-resilientheart-1719156-341.html

iTunes: https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id955960081

Barnes & Noble: http://www.barnesandnoble.com/s/2940151755849

Kobo: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/resilient-heart

Winning Bracket

Publisher: self, 2015
Genre: M/M New Adult Erotic Romance
Length: 37,000 words
ISBN: N/A (ebook)
Blurb: 

Originally published as part of the Campus Cravings bundle, Winning Bracket is now available on its own with a BRAND NEW bonus epilogue/short story!

A sexy bet on a basketball tournament challenges nerdalicious Edwin and party-boy Ollie to change their relationship status from frenemies to lovers.

Oliver Marshall has been a sexy pain in Edwin Schultz’s side since freshman year. Now seniors and competing dorm resident advisors, the two are in constant strife over noise levels and study hours. However, deep down, Edwin’s been nursing a painful crush on Ollie for years. When Ollie proposes a bet on a basketball tournament, Edwin seizes the chance to put his inconvenient feelings for Ollie behind him once and for all.

Edwin’s not the only one suffering a case of unwanted attraction—Ollie’s been running from his feelings for Edwin for a long time. He doesn’t understand how someone who drives Ollie so crazy with his adherence to rules can be the same guy who makes his pulse pound. In fact, Ollie’s never been so eager to lose a bet in his life.

As the challenge becomes a hot bedroom battle to avoid real emotions, the two “frenemies” must change their definitions of losing to win a shot at lasting love.

Buy links:

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23997295-winning-bracket

AMZ: http://amzn.com/B00RNDGN08,

ARe: https://www.allromanceebooks.com/product-winningbracket-1717006-145.html

B&N:http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/winning-bracket-annabeth-albert/1120978490?ean=2940151755788&itm=1&usri=2940151755788

iTunes:https://itunes.apple.com/us/book/id954551115

Kobo: http://store.kobobooks.com/en-US/ebook/winning-bracket

“Swimming the Distance” in the Going for Gold Anthology 

Publisher: MLR Press, 2012
Genre: M/M Erotic Romance
Length: 15,000 words
ISBN: 978-1-60820-7725 (print)  978-1-60820-7732 (ebook)
Blurb: 
When denial turns to deception, love may not be enough to keep Kyle and Bohdan’s relationship afloat. Hours before leaving for the Olympics, Kyle Christopher discovers that his long-time boyfriend, an Olympic long distance swimmer, has done an interview where he denied being gay. Despite sharing a home and a dog with Kyle, three-time Olympian Bohdan Petrov  isn’t ready to come out publicly. After Bohdan’s lies start stacking up, Kyle’s not sure he can keep waiting quietly in the shadows. When their estrangement takes a toll on Bohdan’s performance, both must decide where their priorities lay once and for all.
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Covers

 DeliveredFast2
 BakedFresh
 Served Hot.ebook
 resilient heart high res
winning bracket web
Going for Gold

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