The first draft of Famine is complete. Finished in four weeks. Un-be-lievable. I’ve started the process of cover design, including casting choices. The role of eight-year-old Matilde has been filled. There’s a hard choice to be made on Claire — I’m down to two candidates and they are both amazing models. And I’ve identified a few potential Bartholomews. He’s gonna be on four covers, so gotta get him just right.
I finally have a series name.
The Glass and Iron Series will encompass Girl Under Glass and all subsequent books and short stories that involve the Ohnenrai/Terran/Azatem conflict.
Author, Cara Bristol, has named Girl Under Glass to her Best Erotic Romances of 2012
This is particularly amazing since GUG isn’t erotica. In fact, the love scenes are sensual and implied. I’m beyond thrilled and honored. Here’s what Cara had to say about GUG:
For beaming me out of the pages and into another world, Girl Under Glass by Monica Enderle Pierce
A mother who fights to save her daughter following an apocalypse must bring herself to trust a Stranger, a member of the race responsible for it. Girl Under Glass Takes place on earth in the near future and on a space ship. The writing is beautiful, the story compelling, and the setting is literally “out of this world.” A sci fi romance. A debut, self-published novel. First in what will be a series.
And if you are an erotic romance reader, Cara’s books are among the best. Highly recommended.
What do you do when you’re trapped between death and the devil?
To protect her young daughter from a madman and a tyrant, Rachel Pryne must trust an enemy – one of the alien warriors who conquered Earth.
“…a compellingly bumpy ride of a love story….”–Publishers Weekly* Reviewer, ABNA Semi-finals
“The author has a masterful hand and a keen understanding of how to tell a good tale.” –Anonymous Amazon Vine Reviewer, ABNA Quarter-finals**
*Publishers Weekly is an independent organization unassociated with Amazon and Penguin Group (USA). This review was based on a draft version of this manuscript and not the final published manuscript.
**Based on a 5,000-word excerpt.
A Sad Jar of Atoms has been revised and is available under Free Reads on this site, as well as on Wattpad. This short story is a prequel to Girl Under Glass.