Jamie’s book is OUT now! 🔖


A lot of you have been pretty intrigued with her story so far, and she’s the last one of the Boston group of friends to find love, so I hope her book will give you everything you wished for and more!

Thank you!

“All Good Plans” is #1 in the US. Thank you! #LesFic

Special shout out to those who even pre-ordered “Around the World” before “All Good Plans” was released.

That’s LOVE! 


NEW RELEASE: “ALL GOOD PLANS”


“All Good Plans” is OUT today! 🔖
 
Forced to work in close proximity, Cassie & Tessa, two badass women who shouldn’t mix business with pleasure can’t help but do just that when they realize their attraction for one another.
 
I hope you enjoy! 😊

SPORTS SERIES IS ON SALE!

In honor of the Olympic Games getting underway over the weekend, I’ve discounted all of the books in The Sports Series down to $2.99.

Get ‘em before the closing ceremony!

#LesFic #iReadIndies #WLW #LesbianRomance

EROTICA: “ONCE A MONTH”


So… I did a thing.

A while ago, I decided I wanted to write something different… very different from what I normally write. I’m a romance writer, and I love writing romance, so don’t worry, that’s not going anywhere. However, this time, I wanted to explore the world of erotica a bit and write something in that genre. If you’re interested in or a fan of erotica, this is probably something you’ll enjoy. If you’re the reader that prefers 0-1 sex scenes in a romance novel, this might not be the thing for you.

I decided to write this as a serial and give you new chapters one by one, almost like FanFiction, or how novels were originally delivered as serials back in the day. You’ll be receiving 2 chapters a month – every other week, basically – and the main characters’ POV will be alternated each time. These chapters will be posted on my website for logged-in members only.

Sapphic Reading Challenge

So… I’ve put together a list of my books that fit into Sapphic Reading Challenge 2021 by @JaeFiction.

If you’re participating, make sure you check off the books you’ve already read.

Full details on the challenge are HERE.

Full list of my books on Amazon is HERE.

Happy reading!

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PRIDE MONTH DEALS!

Since we’re in Pride Month, I wanted to discount some of my books to celebrate.

All of the books in The San Francisco Series are now up to 50% off.

Deal ends June 24th.

Happy Pride, everyone!

UPDATES & CONTESTS!

I have a couple of quick updates for you. If you are a subscriber (logged in user) on my website, you’ve probably already read “Emily & Alison: The Beginning,” which is a series of vignettes about two side characters from “Finding a Keeper” of the Sports Series.

I’ll be releasing a box set for the Sports Series sometime in the fall, and Emily & Alison’s short story will be included in it. That means, the story needs to come down from my site per Amazon’s rules. It’ll be removed on September 1st, so if you want to read it for free, make sure you do before then.

I’ll have something going up on the website for all subscribers this summer, so if you haven’t created a login yet, I recommend you do that soon. More info to come later. 😉

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Also, in the past, I’ve done crosswords, review drawings for free e-books, and other content, but I’ve paused this for a while as I was unable to keep up with it for a bit. If you’re interested in seeing something like that return, simply reply to this email. If you have any ideas for other contests you’d like me to consider, send those along, too!

Hopefully, I’ll have some sort of contest running for you before “The Right Fit” of the Boston Series is released on June 25th, and a couple of winners can get the e-book for free on release day. Make sure to get caught up on book #1, “Let Go.”

“LET GO” IS OUT TODAY!

Dear Reader,

“Let Go,” the first book in The Boston Series, is out today.

Pick up our e-book today if you haven’t already, and get to know Gretchen & Amanda and all of their friends.

Paperback, as usual, will follow in the next day or so.

Since a few people in my ARC team have reached out either asking me who’s in the next book or telling me which characters they hope to see more of, if you check out my Amazon author page, you’ll find the pre-order for the second book in the series listed already! You can also follow me on Amazon to get a notification as soon as any new pre-order is available.

(Usually, all the links and descriptions for my existing and upcoming books are also listed at the end of my e-books, so if there’s already a new pre-order available, the link would be there when any new book is released – under the respective series or a stand-alone section.)

I hope you enjoy “Let Go” and visiting Boston for this series!

Stay safe!

Nicole

BOSTON SERIES, BOOK #1

Well, it’s that time again: I’m writing another series.

This one is based in Boston, hence the title The Boston Series. I lived in Boston years ago and fell in love with the city. Less in love with the tourists always asking me for directions while I was wearing headphones and clearly giving off my “local, just heading to work” vibe, but it’s a great city, and I decided to base my new characters there.

In the first book, you’ll meet Gretchen & Amanda and get yourself a little sass, along with a touch of opposites attract. It’s a lighthearted intro to the series, which will take a few turns along the way. You’ve been warned! 😉

If you’re reading this, you’ve likely heard me say that I’m constantly trying to challenge myself as a writer. When I write a series, I try not to make the same book over and over again. That’s why in The Celebrities Series, the books are so different, for example. The key to all of them is love and some romance, though. So, when it’s released, I hope you enjoy the first book in Boston while you get to know all the new fictional friends I hope you’ll make along the way. 

Thanks for sticking with me and for all your support of my books! It means the word to me when you relate to my characters and continue to get to know more and more of them each time.


AUTISM AWARENESS & WRITING

It’s autism awareness month, and I was asked to answer a few questions about my experience as someone on the spectrum. The questions came from myself and other authors on the spectrum. Hopefully, by answering them, we’ll bring about more awareness. Here we go:

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SNAIL MAIL

Dear Readers,

If you signed up to receive signed post cards from me earlier this year, and the envelope hasn’t arrived yet or arrived damaged in any way, please let me know HERE. If you do reach out, make sure your email address and/or recipient name corresponds to the info you’ve provided on the sign up form so I can re-send you the correct post cards you’ve picked.

If you just want to reach out to confirm that you did receive it, that would be great, too! 🙂

NEW RELEASE: “LOVE FORGED”

“Love Forged” is OUT TODAY! #LesFic

Tate and Flynn are embarking on a journey to self-discovery and what that means for their best-friends-since-birth relationship.

Follow the two women through an adventure as their relationship evolves into more, and their future plans change to reflect the changes within them.

  • Genre: Lesbian Romance, Young Adult Lesbian Fiction
  • Release Date: March 19th, 2021
  • Formats: Kindle, Paperback
  • Print Length: 218 pages

March 15 through March 19

I’m participating in the iHeart LesFic Mega Sale with three of my books:

If you haven’t picked up any of these titles, now would be a good time to do it since the e-books are on sale from March 15th to 19th at only 2.99 (USD, EUR, GBP) or 3.99 (CAD, AUD). 

If you read The Proposal Series and noticed the characters named Ada & Dylan, and asked yourself, “What book did they come from?” Well, they’re from “The Disappeared,” so pick up their story during the sale and read it from the beginning.

Happy reading!

“LOVE FORGED” INSIGHTS

Dear Reader,

When I first sat down to write “Love Forged,” I knew exactly what the story would be. This doesn’t always happen with me. Sometimes, it takes me a bit to know what I’m going to write.  With “Love Forged,” though, I knew I wanted to use the plot of the father that left long ago – and what he leaves to his daughter present day – to help Tate and her best friend, Flynn, discover not just information about that father’s past and maybe why he left in the first place, but discover something about themselves and each other.

My goal, whenever I write a book, is that it’s not a “typical Nicole Pyland book.” Yes, all writers have their styles, and while writing romance means you’re often writing stories about people falling in love and living happily ever after, with “Love Forged,” as with some of my other stand-alone books, I wanted to try something new.

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“What Happened After…” + Lennox’s Script


Dear Reader,

“What Happened After…,” The Celebrities Series finale, is out now.

This What Happened After is a little different because of the order in which the respective post-Epilogues were written in regards to the books in the series: Part I takes place before “Midnight Tradition,” and Part II takes place after “Path Forward.”

When my readers talk about this series, they tell me they think of these characters as their friends, and I’m no exception to that. It was difficult for me to let them all go, but I hope with “What Happened After,” you get a chance to say goodbye to them in the best way we can with fictional characters – a great finale.


I did something else, too. Remember “All the Love Songs,” the book that started it all?

Well, at the end of the book, Lennox shares a script she wrote for Kenzie’s zombie TV show, which launches her new career as a writer. I wrote that script for you to read for free. It will be available only for subscribers and won’t ever be released on Amazon, so if you’re interested in checking it out, make sure you’re subscribed to the website and have a read.

I wrote it how I thought Lennox would. As a film actress, she’d know screenplay format and not teleplay format, and it focuses mainly on the character Kenzie would have played because Lennox would be obsessed with the woman who would later become her wife. 🙂

I hope you enjoy both WHA and the episode Lennox wrote of “Undone World.” If you’ve already subscribed, you can check it out in the link-button below, and if not, create an account, and you’ll be able to get access to the page of that link and get reading.

I also hope you’re all safe and well,

Nicole


The Proposal Series is OUT on Kindle!

Happy Valentine’s Day!

To celebrate, I’m releasing “The Proposal Series,” which is a series of short stories about you guessed it… proposals.

In some of my books, I’ve told the engagement story of the characters in the Epilogue. In other stories, though, I didn’t include the proposal specifically, so in this series of short stories, you can read the moment the characters get engaged and fill in that gap.

NOTE: This content used to be featured on my website for logged in users, so you may already be familiar with it. Now, you can finally have it on your Kindle.

Featured couples:

As always, thank you for reading, and I hope you enjoy!

NEW RELEASE: PATH FORWARD

Thank you everyone for this continuous support of my books! You did it again, #lesfic !

Hope you enjoy reading! 🙂

Shipped :)

So, I’ve had a busy weekend. And guess what’s in the mail…

SIGNED POST CARD OF YOUR CHOICE

Dear Reader,

Recently, I decided to have a little fun and order some postcards, and I’d like to sign them for you and get them in the mail.

The first 50 people to complete the form here, will receive a signed postcard of their choice.

On the form, you can also enter a custom message if you’d like. Obviously, I’ll need your mailing address, so if that’s a problem, I wouldn’t recommend signing up for this giveaway.

Once the form hits 50 responses or the deadline of January 31st, I will close it and get signing. 

Happy belated New Year everyone!

Nicole

Emily & Alison: A “Finding a Keeper” Novella

Dear Reader,

When I wrote “Finding a Keeper” and my wife read the first draft, she said, “You know people are going to want a story about Emily and Alison, right?”

Well, she was right. People have messaged and reviewed, asking about a story for Emily and Alison.

So, this holiday season, I wrote a novella of sorts (33,000 words). It’s more vignettes than full-on novel. You get to see how these two got together, and you get to spend time with them while Marley and Sloan are taking a backseat this time around.

Instead of putting it out as a novella right now, I’ve decided to give it to subscribers as a holiday gift from me to you. For those of you who want to have it on their Kindle later, there is a very high chance I’ll release it on Amazon at some point in 2021, cover and all.

If you haven’t read “Finding a Keeper” yet, you might want to. You’ll understand some of the timeline if you do, but if you haven’t, you can still hang out with Emily and Alison and watch them fall in love.

I hope everyone is healthy, safe, and happy this holiday season.

Nicole

THANK YOU!

Huge thank you to all of you, my readers!

Best Seller in #LesbianRomance ! You made this possible.

BTW: Paperback in now live, too. Happy reading! 🙂

Audible: “Always More”

Dear Readers,

I am happy to announce that my book “Always More” is now available for pre-order on Audible.

If you enjoyed reading the book and you want to listen to it as well, or you’ve been waiting for the audio version to be able to read “Always More” for the first time, your wait is over.

You can pick up the pre-order now. It’ll be released on August 25th.

Always More,” as many of you know, is a special book for me since I’m such a big fan of the sport of volleyball, so I’m extra happy that this one is now in audio as well. I hope you like it when you get to listen to it. 🙂

I’ll also be giving away a few free audiobooks for “Always More.”

How can you enter? Just send me a screenshot, in response to this newsletter, of your review on Amazon for the e-book versions of either “Always More” OR “A Shot at Gold,” OR the Audible versions of “No After You” OR “Reality Check.”

On the release day, I’ll select a few lucky reviewers and send you each a code to pick up your free copy of “Always More” on audio.

PRE-ORDER: “ALWAYS MORE” ON AUDIBLE

Always More by Nicole Pyland Audiobook
https://www.audible.com/pd/Always-More-Audiobook/1705241689

Lesfic Book Club: “All the Love Songs”

In the May meeting of the #lesficbookclub , the readers and myself discussed “All the Love Songs.” If you weren’t able to make it, check out the transcript below.

https://nicolepyland.com/lesfic-book-club-transcript/

Nicole Pyland