Author Interview – Caila Jaynes & Allyson Simonian

Thanks so much to Rachelle Paige for interviewing us on her blog.

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Welcome to Kindle Scout winning authors Caila Jaynes & Allyson Simonian

Originally from the East Coast, Allyson Simonian now lives in California with her husband and children. She began to write in 2012, inspired by the emotion in the Fifty Shades of Grey series. It had been a while since Allyson had even read a romance novel. Now she’s obsessed with the genre, especially the sub-genre of romantic suspense.

Caila Jaynes is a Southern girl, born in the Carolinas and raised on outrageous storytelling and sweet iced tea. She loves romance, happily-ever-afters, and a good mystery. Put those three together and she’s a happy girl. Now an empty nester, she’s busier than ever, but for some crazy reason decided to pursue a lifelong dream of writing. Her stories will never leave you hanging, and all are guaranteed to have a happy ending.

Tell us about Meeting Danger

In Book One, Meeting Danger, Camden Taylor is a federal agent working undercover in an outlaw motorcycle club, the Wicked Disciples, investigating their heroin operation. When they kidnap a member of another club, Camden has no choice but to blow his cover in order to save the man’s life…

To read the rest of the interview, please visit Rachelle’s blog at the link below.
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Signed Paperback Giveaway!

Giveaway is now closed! Thanks so much for entering!

Congratulations to our winner, Pamela Wall Barnes!

Want a chance to win a signed paperback proof copy of Meeting Danger? I ended up with two proof Meeting Danger paperback standingcopies during the process of perfecting the paperback, and would love to give one to a lucky fan, so I set up a Rafflecopter giveaway! To enter, all you need to do to enter is sign up for my newsletter…it’s that easy!

Don’t worry; my newsletter goes out once a month at most, so your in-box won’t be flooded with lots of posts from me.

Simply click the link above to enter the giveaway, which is now open and ends at 12:00 a.m. PST September 6, 2016, which just happens to be when Meeting Danger will be released at

I’ll announce the winner on my Facebook page, and will contact the winner for their mailing address and preferred inscription.

This giveaway is limited to entrants with U.S. addresses only (so sorry). If a winner is chosen who does not have a U.S. address, another winner will be chosen.

Here’s the blurb:

Camden Taylor is a federal agent working undercover in an outlaw motorcycle club, the Wicked Disciples, investigating their heroin operation. When they kidnap a member of another club, Camden has no choice but to blow his cover in order to save the man’s life.

Autumn Mason has lived with Butch Cobb, president of the Wicked Disciples, for nearly five years. Butch is terrifying—as abusive as he is powerful—and there is no escaping him. But when Autumn witnesses Camden being beaten and held prisoner, she is forced to make a desperate decision. Will she choose to be loyal, or will she do what she knows is right?

Feel free to share this giveaway with any of your friends who love reading.

Good luck!

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Meeting Danger Pre-order is Up!

After what felt like a long wait (but really wasn’t, LOL), Meeting Danger is now up for Meeting Danger new book mockup hardcover alone 2pre-order on! Check it out here. If you order now, your copy will be zipped to your Kindle at the stroke of midnight on September 6, 2016, the actual release day.

Release day: September 6!

Those of you who nominated the book during our Kindle Scout campaign should have already received an e-mail letting you know how to claim your free copy. Lucky you, you’ll be able to read Meeting Danger before anyone else! And when you finish, please consider taking a moment to leave a review at It doesn’t have to be a long, involved discussion of the book’s plot and subplot, the characters, etc. Just a few words about whether you enjoyed the story is wonderful.

If you’d like advance notice of new releases, giveaways, offers, and exclusive content, please sign up for my newsletter. Those folks were the first to get the news of the pre-order page going up, and were also the first to see the book trailer for Meeting Danger.

Haven’t seen the book trailer yet? It’s available here.

Thanks again for all your support! And stay tuned…a pre-release giveaway is coming soon!



They Like Us!

Two weeks ago, my writing partner and I received the most amazing e-mail.

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Can you believe it? I couldn’t. I read it holding my hand over my mouth, afraid to breathe, afraid to blink, wanting desperately to pinch myself because surely I was dreaming. So I closed the e-mail, opened it again, and sure enough—it still read that our book was selected!

Allyson and I are over-the-moon excited about the prospect of becoming Kindle Press authors. The two weeks since we received the news have gone by in a whirlwind, hence this late post. Once we’d submitted everything the Kindle Press team asked for, our book status changed to “in production,” which means we’ve done everything we could and now have to wait.

And that’s hard, especially for a Type A personality like me. Allyson, on the other hand, keeps smiling smugly at me from three states away (I can’t see her, but I know she’s doing it). After all, she’s the one who kept saying all along that our book would surely be chosen, and that I should stop worrying.

Turns out she must have a crystal ball. Either that or she’s just an eternal optimist.

While we wait for a release date for Meeting Danger, Allyson is hard at work on her turn at Scene Mockup 7 - wrapped book coming soonour first draft of Trusting Danger, Book Two in The Danger Series, and I’m thinking about marketing and such things. When she’s done her part and send the manuscript to me, then it’s my turn to work my magic. And then we’ll rinse and repeat the process a gajillion times until we’re happy with the story.

Our hope is that Meeting Danger will be released on Amazon by the end of the summer, and Trusting Danger will follow in late fall/early winter if we self-publish, or perhaps a little later if we go another route. Stay tuned for more on that.

In the meantime…it’s time for a giveaway! Who’d like a $10 Amazon gift card to spend on whatever you choose? (You’ll spend it on books; I know you will.) Head on over to my author page on Facebook to enter. And hurry…the giveaway will end in a week.

If you’re popping in here to say “hi” as a means to gain another entry in the giveaway, welcome! And feel free to ask your friends to enter too.

Hope you come back soon.