Escape Publishing Spotlight & Giveaway: Showcasing SEPTEMBER Titles!

Posted September 6th, 2014 by in Blog, Escape Pub, Giveaway, Spotlight / 55 comments

Escape with these hot off the press SEPTEMBER Romance releases from Escape Publishing.



Our mission: To connect readers all around the world with the stories they want to read.


We love romance, all romance, so when we imagined Escape Publishing, we imagined an imprint without restrictions, where romance readers can find the romance they want, in the style they want, at the length they want, whenever they want. In short, you want it – we’ve got it.

If it’s science fiction, fantasy, contemporary, historical, erotic, gay romance, inspirational romance, urban fantasy, paranormal, or YA romance – or any mixture of the above, Escape Publishing’s got it. We offer all levels of sensuality from the sweetest kisses to the hottest encounters. We offer different lengths, from short stories through novellas to full length novels. Our novels are standalone, loosely connected, or part of an ongoing series.

Escape Publishing is dedicated to bringing talented Australian voices to a global audience. All stories are DRM free, and available world-wide.

Thanks to Escape Publishing for providing giveaway copies of the books spotlighted below.

Driving In Neutral by Sandra Antonelli

DINeA new, quick-witted, quip-heavy romance for grown-ups from Sandra Antonelli about facing your fears — because love is the greatest risk of all.

Levelheaded Olivia Regen walks away from her car-racing career and the wreckage of a bad marriage to take on new work that’s far removed from the twists of racetrack. Her new life is about control, calm and the good friends that she adores.

But her first task on her very first day involves getting up close and too personal with her claustrophobic boss, alone in a broken elevator. Her unconventional solution for restoring his equilibrium shocks them both and leaves Olivia shaken.

Determined to stick to her plan, Olivia drives headlong into work and planning her best friend’s wedding, leaving no room for kissing, elevators, or workplace relationships. But Emerson is not one to be out-manoeuvred. Can he convince Olivia that her fear of falling in love again is just another kind of claustrophobia – one that is destined to leave them both lonely?

Haunted Ever After by Juliet Madison

HEA3Mixing romance, humour and a sparkle of magic, Juliet Madison is back with a new full-length novel about a bride-to-be, a mystery and the stripper next door.

When bride-to-be Sally Marsh attends a weekend away with her bridesmaids, the last thing she expects is an uninvited guest: the ghost of her fiancé’s ex-girlfriend.

Red is quirky, loud and distracting, and Sally is soon desperate to find the reason behind her presence, so she can rid herself of her embarrassing shadow before the wedding day. Unfortunately, the ghost is reluctant to share the reason for her existence, but very enthusiastic about Ty, the surprise hen’s night stripper who keeps showing up at awkward moments.

Time is running out for Sally, but it’s also running out for Red. By the time all is revealed, Sally will be tested to the limits, and go above and beyond everything she’s ever believed in order to ensure not only her own happy-ever-after – but Red’s as well.

Miss Spelled by Sarah Belle

MisSpelMagic realism mixes with romantic comedy in this new novel from Sarah Belle about the dangers of internet shopping – and using magic to solve real world problems.

Lou’s life is perfect. She loves her job, her renovated house, and most of all, her gorgeous fiancé, Aidan. But when her old flame and Aidan’s school yard nemesis turn out to be the same person, Hunter Wincott, Lou’s life is blown apart. She must divulge her secret past, or have Hunter give it away. Either way, she runs the real risk of losing Aidan.

In desperation, she turns to Google. A quick search turns up Majique, the Internet Witch, and a spell that will delete herself from Hunter’s memory. But something goes wrong in the casting process, and Lou deletes much more than just a memory. She deletes herself from her life completely.

Luckily, there’s a one-week window for Lou to get back to the life she loved. One week to win back Aidan, before he walks down the aisle with the wrong woman, and damns everyone to a lifetime of misery. It would be easy, if only Aidan had any idea who Lou actually is.

Beyond Coincidence by Jacquie Underdown

BcoinMixing romance, history, and a touch of the unexplained in a new novel from Jacquie Underdown about love that needs to cross oceans and time before finding a place to come true.

In 2008, 250 Australian and British soldiers are uncovered in a mass grave in Fromelles, France, lost since the Great War. One soldier, bearing wounds of war so deep it scarred his soul, cannot be laid to rest just yet.

When Lucy bumps into the achingly sad soldier during a trip to France, she doesn’t, at first glance, realise what he is – a ghost who desperately needs her help. Lucy can’t turn away from someone who needs her, even someone non-corporeal, and they travel back together to Australia in search of answers and, hopefully, some peace.

This chance meeting and unexplainable relationship sets into motion a chain-reaction of delicate coincidences that affect the intertwined lives of family, friends, and lovers in unexpected, beautiful ways.

Deep Diving by Cate Ellink

DedivFrom Cate Ellink comes a sun-soaked, sandy, seaside erotic novel about a tropical paradise, two athletes used to getting physical, and a sex-filled, no-strings holiday fling.

Samantha is celebrating her newly retired status from competitive triathlons with a diving holiday in her favourite place in the world: Australia’s Lord Howe Island. But all divers need a buddy, and Sam can’t dive solo. A chance meeting with rugby league superstar Cooper Sterling in the dive shop seems serendipitous. Sam can’t wait to have a partner who might be able to keep up with her.

It soon becomes evident that Cooper and Sam are compatible both in and out of the water, and things gets seriously sexy. But Sam is disinclined to be another football groupie, and Cooper has been burned before. So the rules are clear: a holiday fling, no strings attached, and they part as friends at the end.

But as the final days of their time together come to a close and a life apart becomes a reality, Sam and Cooper start to question their decision. Is this holiday fling really the finish line or can Sam and Cooper turn their friendly competition into more than sizzling sex?

Chieftain By Command by Frances Housden

CbCFrom the bestselling, RITA nominated author Frances Housden comes the gripping, sensual, suspenseful follow-up to The Chieftain’s Curse…

Gavyn Farquhar’s marriage is forged with a double-edged blade. Along with the Comlyn clan’s lands, a reward from the King, he is blessed with an unwilling bride, Kathryn Comlyn, and an ancient fort with few defences that desperately needs to be fortified before it can act as a sufficient buffer between Scotland and the Norsemen on its northern borders.

Gavyn needs wealth to meet his king’s demands, and he knows of only one way to get it — with his sword. Leaving his prickly bride behind in the hands of trusted advisors, he makes his way to the battlegrounds of France and the money that can be made there.

Two years married and Kathryn is still a virgin. A resentful virgin, certain that, like her father before her, she is perfectly capable of leading the Comlyn clan. In her usurper husband’s absence, she meets the clan’s needs, advising and ruling as well as any man.

But she is an intelligent woman, and she knows the only respect and power she will ever hold will be through her husband. And to wield it, she needs to make him love her. An easy task to set, but impossible to complete, when said husband has been gone for two years, and there is no word of his return. But Kathryn is undeterred. After all, a faint heart never won a Chieftain.




eGalley Bundle 1: Driving In Neutral by Sandra Antonelli + Chieftain By Command by Frances Housden
eGalley Bundle 2: Miss Spelled by Sarah Belle + Deep Diving by Cate Ellink
eGalley Bundle 3: Haunted Ever After by Juliet Madison + Beyond Coincidence by Jacquie Underdown

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55 Responses to “Escape Publishing Spotlight & Giveaway: Showcasing SEPTEMBER Titles!”

    • Martha B

      Driving in Neutral caught my eye first. The write up and the cover sounded intriguing. Secondly, Chieftan By Command (Historical Romances are my go-to genre) and stories set in the Scottish Highlands pull me in. Lucky for me, both those books are paired together in Bundle 1.

  1. ndluebke

    I really liked the first book which is in bundle one. but then they all look pretty good. The first one grabbed my attention right away so I know I’ll enjoy it.Thanks for all these great giveaways.

  2. Lori Meehan

    eGalley Bundle 1: Driving In Neutral by Sandra Antonelli + Chieftain By Command by Frances Housden because Chieftan by Command caught my eye. I love highlanders.

  3. JoannaM

    I’m a sucker for Historicals and Highlands so Chieftain By Command by Frances Housden was bound to catch my eye. Thanks for the giveaway =D

  4. marcyshuler

    Driving In Neutral by Sandra Antonelli caught my eye. I like that the heroine had been a race car driver and that she was stuck in an elevator with her claustrophobic new boss.

  5. Joan V.

    Driving In Neutral caught my attention because I, too, have claustrophobia and absolutely hate being in elevators. I love the idea of an unconventional solution to that fear.

  6. jeannemiro

    What caught my attention was the cover of Chiefain and when I found out it was by the wonderful writer Frances Housden I knew immediately it’s not to be missed!

  7. Cari White

    Chieftain by Command – a unwilling bride who’s still a virgin after 2 years and a sexy Highlander?.. Hmmm!

  8. Sandy X

    Beyond Coincidence by Jacquie Underdown seriously caught my attention. Going back to a past to help solve a mystery and also maybe romance between a ghost and a living…I really do want to read it. Definitely adding it to my tbr list

  9. Kate I.

    I’m digging the titles with a touch of magic or the paranormal to the story … MISS SPELLED, HAUNTED EVER AFTER, and BEYOND COINCIDENCE.

  10. nicholskathy

    I love highlanders so of course Chieftain by Command would be a really great read for me. I enjoy reading about strong kilt clad men and the strong willed women they attract and need. I enjoy reading about strong, independent individuals and historic Scotland has such an interesting and colorful past that captures my imagination.

  11. bastdazbog

    Completely shallow response here, but Chieftain by Command caught my attention because a shirtless man in a kilt? Yum! But then then Gavyn and Kathryn’s story snagged me, I enjoy reading a forced marriage story.

  12. Morgan VanLier

    Chieftan By Command. The cover caught my eye first. Historical romances are my favorite genre, ans this one sounds really good.

  13. mskind81

    Deep Diving! I like the idea of the vacation fling, no strings….. but turns out there is more! I enjoy the others but this one caught my eye the most!

  14. Kai W.

    Beyond Coincidence. I love reading history and mystery with romance. I’m also have a strong interest in WWI and WWII.

  15. Taswmom

    They all sound pretty good, several more than the others. But I really liked both the cover and the blurb about Beyond Coincidence. I love historical fiction, and this sounds really great!

  16. Irma Jurejevčič

    Chieftain By Command by Frances Housden because I love historicls and man in kilts!

  17. holdenj

    Miss Spelled caught my eye because of the title, then the description hooked me because I generally like a little magical realism now and then! Thanks!

  18. mrsmac19

    Both Driving in Neutral & Diving Deep look great! I appreciate the athletic angle in each story. Thanks for the giveaway! 🙂

  19. Colleen C.

    Chieftain By Command by Frances Housden… that kilted man on the cover keeps drawing my eyes!

  20. dutcheja

    Deep Diving and Driving In Neutral both caught my attention. Deep Diving because I love scuba diving and I love athlete romances. Driving in Neutral because the elevator scene sounds intriguing.

  21. Janie McGaugh

    Chieftain by Command appeals to me most, primarily because it’s a Scottish romance.

  22. Terri Shortell

    They all sound really interesting but Chieftain by Command is a genre I love so I’ll pick that one as my favorite. I would actually be thrilled w reading any of them. Lol

  23. Kim R

    They all sound good but Deep Diving sounds the best. I like celebrating being retired by having an adventure

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