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MULTI-AUTHOR BOX SETS: LOVE ‘EM, OR HATE ‘EM?


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I’ve noticed a growing trend toward boxed sets at prices that seem too good to be true. How can you beat $.99-$2.99 for groups of novels from all your favorite authors? It’s like an all-you-can-eat buffet for avid readers such as myself.

The best thing about these deals is that you get to try new authors for practically pennies. I’ve discovered some really good books this way.

I decided to throw my proverbial hat in the ring and give it a shot. I hope you’ll take a moment to check out these amazing deals and if you give them a try, I hope you come back and share your experience with us.

Don’t forget, reviews are an author’s best friend 🙂

First, I’d like to share the newest set I’m in. It just went up for pre-order and will be available July 7 2015.

This set is put together by the team at The Killion Group, Inc and features some

HOT SUMMER NIGHTS

Hot Summer Nights

HOT SUMMER NIGHTS, Vol. 1
~The Third Collection~

Eleven scorching stories so hot you’ll need to turn up the air!

Box Set includes:

Sasha White WATCH ME
Jacquie Biggar THE REBEL’S REDEMPTION
Liz Matis LOVE BY DESIGN
Lynda Bailey KIRA
Amy Gregory COMBINING DREAMS
Calinda B APHRODITE
Nancy Brophy THE WRONG HERO
Maggie Adams WHISTLIN’ DIXIE831d8-goodreads-badge-add-plus

D’Ann Lindun LILY’S SUMMER COWBOY

J.C. Makk ROYAL SUMMER

Terry Spear EXCHANGING GROOMS



Next I’d like to introduce you to a group of authors who have grown to be good friends of mine. I hope you enjoy

DANGEROUS ENCOUNTERS

Dangerous Encounters

Get your heartbeat racing with 13 romantic-suspense novels from USA Today, bestselling, and award-winning authors. Nerve-wracking thrills and dangers, heart-melting romance and love–enjoy them all in this outstanding collection of DANGEROUS ENCOUNTERS….

Fallen Idol – USA Today Bestselling author Nikki Lynn Barrett
Sparks ignite between a single father and a singer making her musical comeback, but danger lurks in the distance, only getting closer as time goes on. For two people who want different things out of life, it’s possible to find healing together…
Cross Examination – Bestselling Author Denise Moncrief
Tamara Slay moves to Louisiana to start a new life with her daughter, but her dreams of a peaceful existence are shattered when Lt. Martin Beck suspects her ex-husband is a serial killer.
Carnival Tricks – Award-Winning, Bestselling Author Jade Kerrion
A dying scientist propels a waitress into the shady world of corporate espionage. The unwilling carrier of the recipe for a lethal chemical weapon, can Sofia save the world when she can’t even save herself?
Height of Danger – Nancy & Nolan Radke
How do you keep a woman safe who distrusts you, and won’t stay where you hide her? CIA operative Owen Putman has to protect his employer’s daughter while trying to find out who is killing construction workers at a Central American dam site.
Six Days of Memories – International Bestselling Author Stacy Eaton
Detective Natasha Foster comes across the crime scene of her career, and she will put everything on the line to find out the truth, including her heart. Jay’s need to know if he’s the victim or criminal pushes him to remember who he is and with the pull of a trigger, Jay’s memory will suddenly return and with it, the terrible truth.
Broken Lies – Sharon Coady
Bodyguard Niall Kerrigan lets his guard down and falls for Abby Bailey, a beautiful woman with a secret past. When Abby goes missing Niall must face his ruthless father to fight for the woman he loves and choose between a life with her or keeping her safe without him.
Don’t Know Jack – Amy Manemann
Undercover FBI agent Jack Hamlin meets his match in small town bakery owner, Kate Monroe, when they’re swept into a dangerous game of lies, intrigue and desire.
Cypher – Award-Winning Author Cathy Perkins
When a hit man kills the wrong person, a SC detective confronts hidden agendas and conflicting motives in a powerful local family, while trying to control his attraction to the intended victim–a woman who’s hell-bent on saving the remnants of her family.
Murderous Lies – Bestselling Author Chantel Rhondeau
Max is exonerated for murder after eight years, returning to his home town and the fiancée he left there. Rose isn’t so happy to see him…and then the murders start again.
Tidal Falls – Jacquie Biggar
When Nick fails to notice an IED and loses most of his teammates, he shuts down. It takes meeting and falling in love with a woman in danger to make him realize life’s worth living.
Suspended Animation – Sylvie Grayson
Suspense, spicy romance and attempted murder erupt when hockey player Brett hires Katy to run the office of his ailing father’s near-bankrupt trucking company. Can he protect her from her lethal friends and the chaos surrounding them?
Knowing Vera – Award-Winning, Bestselling Author Rachelle Ayala
Suspenseful romance, an unsolved murder, and love on the beach. A young woman seeks to prove her father innocent of murdering her boyfriend’s mother.
Special Agent Francesca – USA Today Bestselling Author Mimi Barbour
Violence, suspense and sizzling romance explode during Special Agent Francesca’s humorous journey fighting off the mob! Dr. Sean Collins wants to tame her! Yeah-like that’s gonna happen. Only one thing keeps Francesca motivated. Proving to her mother, the FBI “Snow Queen,” that working undercover is where she belongs.


And lastly, I’ve been blessed to be invited to join a group of hard working, multi-talented authors at a site called
If you haven’t checked us out over there yet, I encourage you to do so soon. We have fun games, interesting blog posts, and monthly sales events you won’t want to miss!
We put together a couple of anthologies to promote the first chapter in our novels. These are available for free as a try before you buy idea.
We had lots of fun coming up with title ideas and finally settled on
BOOK BITES 1– for contemporary romance lovers
and BOOK BITES 2– for those who like a thrill with romantic suspense
Book Bites 1                                              BookBites2 5

So what do you think? Are boxed sets a good idea, or not?

JACQUIE BIGGAR  is a USA Today bestselling author of Romantic Suspense who loves to write about tough, alpha males and strong, contemporary women willing to show their men that true power comes from love.   She is the author of the popular Wounded Hearts series and has just started a new series in paranormal suspense, Mended Souls. She has been blessed with a long, happy marriage and enjoys writing romance novels that end with happily-ever-afters. Jacquie lives in paradise along the west coast of Canada with her family and loves reading, writing, and flower gardening. She swears she can't function without coffee, preferably at the beach with her sweetheart. :)

6 comments on “MULTI-AUTHOR BOX SETS: LOVE ‘EM, OR HATE ‘EM?

  1. I agree, the boxed set phenomena is an inexpensive way to find new authors…someday, I’d like one of my own novels to find its way into one! (-;

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  2. boxed sets are a great way to meet new authors, many who become favorites that I follow

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  3. I love box sets because I get to read new authors without having to shell out a ton of money. Plus, a lot of the box sets are theme-orientated which means I can read what I feel like, especially paranormal or historical. 🙂 Good luck with your latest box set, Jacquie!

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