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Three Recent Beautiful Reviews of BROKEN

Here are two three recent beautiful reviews of BROKEN, my historical novel set in occupied Paris. This morning the lively Underground Book Reviews site posted Katie Rose Guest Pryal‘s review of BROKEN. The review snippet on the front page of the site said, “This book is beautifully written. The history […]

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BROKEN on SALE via BookGorilla promotions

FOR A LIMITED TIME, Traci L. Slatton’s BROKEN on sale for $0.99!! Get while it’s hot! Free Kindle Nation Shorts a free reader’s service from Kindle Nation Daily April 21, 2015 An excerpt from Traci L. Slatton’s BROKEN Paris, 1939-1942. A fallen angel who has taken the form of a beautiful woman […]

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Foreword Reviews Spring Issue: Broken is “beautiful”

Foreword Reviews is the “library journal” of independent publishing. It’s a content-rich, beautifully put together magazine that’s published quarterly. The top of their Spring 2015 issue is emblazoned, “THE INDIE BOOKS WE LOVE” and this periodical means just that: they love indie titles. Foreword Reviews understands the value of independently […]

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Book Candy Studios Rocks Book Trailers

There’s always this single, immutable question, in a marketplace absolutely avalanched with books, print books and eBooks, both traditionally and independently published: How do I set my books apart so that readers know about my books and buy them? How do I make my books stand out? How do I […]

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The Business of Independent Publishing

Regarding the business of independent publishing: A few months ago, I received a polite email from Professor John Maxwell of Simon Fraser University. Some of his students had come to him. Between the covers of the text he had ordered for his graduate class on publishing, The Content Machine by […]

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Amazing Review of Broken by Seacoast Online’s Rebecca Skane

I’ve been blessed with some lovely, thoughtful reviews of BROKEN.  Writer Rebecca Skane of SEACOAST ONLINE has written a truly wondrous review. I have written in other posts about how dazzling, and ultimately humbling, it is when a reader GETS IT about what I am trying to do with a […]

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Recent BROKEN Spotlights; Recent Pix

Kindly Jackie Burris, who brims over with a love of animals, recently hosted me on her fabulous blog, HOUSEWIFE BLUES AND CHIHUAHUA STORIES. I’m grateful for the exposure and she posted my guest article about “Writing, Yoga, and Dogs.” Busy, multi-talented Drey of DREY’S LIBRARY hosted a guest post and […]

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Seattle PI Review of BROKEN: “Heat and Passion…and a Beauty that Shines Through”

Author and prolific reviewer Leslie Wright wrote a thoughtful, intelligent review of BROKEN. She posted her article on her personal review blog Tic Toc, and then on Blogcritics.org where it was picked up by the Seattle Post-Intelligencer online. It’s cool that content on the internet works that way, spreading with […]

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Night Owl Reviews selects BROKEN as a “Top Pick”

Reviewer HC Harju wrote a splendid review for Broken, and I could really tell that she had an emotional response to this novel: Broken is a wonderfully written emotional rollercoaster. It coaxed and sometimes dragged me through a wide range of feelings within a few pages. One minute I was […]

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Interview of me on Strand’s Simply Tips Blogspot

Author Dr. Joyce Strand hosted BROKEN on her lively blog “Strand’s Simply Tips.” She asked cool, thoughtful questions, including this one: Q: In BROKEN, how helpful is back story, ie, history of Nazi Germany, to creating a suspenseful story of tension? How important was historical accuracy?   Traci L. Slatton: I consider […]

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US Review of Books reviews BROKEN

The US Review of Books published a wonderful review of BROKEN: “I come from a world of light, to which I will never return.” Broken is the story of an angel’s journey when she chooses to take on human form during one of the most prolific yet horrendous periods in […]

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Traci L. Slatton is the international bestselling author of historical, paranormal, and romantic novels.