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SECOND EDITION? Why?

NEW RELEASE!

SWEET DEAL SEALED, SECOND EDITION

DONUT LADY MYSTERY SERIES, BOOK 1

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Why a Second Edition?

Short answer:

More Story! The first edition of SWEET DEAL SEALED: A NOVELLA is 115 pages; the new SWEET DEAL SEALED, EXPANDED SECOND EDITION, is 235 pages!

Long Answer:

The first edition of SWEET DEAL SEALED is a novella – a short novel or a long short story. In the publishing world, there is a rule that says a series cannot have a novella as Book 1 unless all the rest of the books are also novellas. Who knew? Not me.

For example, Goodreads considers SWEET DEAL SEALED: A NOVELLA, BOOK 1  in the DONUT LADY MYSTERY SERIES as Book 0.5; SWEET DEAL CONCEALED, BOOK 2, Goodreads labeled as BOOK 1; SWEET DEAL REVEALED, BOOK 3, Goodreads labeled as BOOK 2. Ugh. Were readers confused? I know I was!

With DONUT LADY MYSTERY SERIES, BOOK 4 in the plans for 2020, it was time to channel my inner Don Quixote and pick my windmill/battles. Taking on the entire literary and publishing world to force them out of their antiquated rules didn’t seem fun. And I’m in it for the fun. I realized there was so much more to the Donut Lady’s earlier story. Who knew? And the EXPANDED SECOND EDITION was born. Now that was fun!

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QUESTION: I’ve already read/never read Sweet Deal Sealed: Novella. Do I read Sweet Deal Sealed, Expanded Second Edition?

ANSWER: YES!

If you’ve read the original novella, you’ll enjoy the expanded story.

If you haven’t read the original novella, all of its story is included in the expanded second edition.

 

Are you interested in Book 4? Watch for it in the fall!
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Free Book Every Month? For Free?

Every month, one of the Judith A. Barrett Books is free for a few days.

Newsletter subscribers receive a monthly enewsletter. They are the first to know which book is free and the dates. Every month!

If you subscribe, you’ll never miss a FREE book!

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September’s FREE Book

FREE September 15-19

 

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July FREE Book REVEALED

SWEET DEAL REVEALED, Donut Lady Mystery Series Book 3 is FREE July 11-14 on Amazon!

An amazing fact in our universe is that READERS who download free books READ! Who knew? And almost as exciting, avid readers post REVIEWS!

So here’s a free book for you, Dear Reader! Read and enjoy! Devour the words and enjoy the donuts!

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SWEET! ~ A FREE BOOK

FREE on Amazon SWEET DEAL SEALED click or tap

SWEET DEAL SEALED is FREE through May 11 on Amazon.

Why another free book? There’s no royalty paid for a free book. However, Amazon does pay the writer for every page read, even if the book is free. It works out to about $0.0004 or so a page. Not a lot of money, right? But sometimes a reader leaves a review on Amazon or Goodreads. PRICELESS!

Would you like to know IN ADVANCE about the next free book or even when the next new book is released? The subscribers to the Judith A. Barrett monthly eNewsletter are always the first to hear the news before anyone else!

SUBSCRIBE to the eNewsletter! Subscribe to the eNewsletter ~ Click or Tap

 

The link on Amazon: DONUT LADY MYSTERY SERIES, BOOK 1 ~ Click or Tap

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Spying on Sweet Procrastination

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What do you get when an author who is also a farmer with fifty chickens avoids writing the next chapter of Book One of the SWEET DEAL COZY MYSTERIES because it might be scary?

A sweet chicken procrastinator.

 

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What do you get when an author avoids the final editing of the novel, I ALWAYS WANTED TO BE A SPY, because editing stinks?

A sweet, stinky, spying chicken procrastinator.

 

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What do you get when it’s blog day on the schedule and an author avoids writing a blog?

A sweet, stinky, spying chicken procrastinator blog.

 

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National Doughnut Day Month

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If you’ve been waiting all year for National Doughnut Day, you’re in luck. It’s National Doughnut Day Month! Yep, in honor of the Doughnut Lady and Woody, we aren’t doughnut-deprived because June 1 was National Doughnut Day.

This will be a short post because I want to beat the crowds at the local Doughnut Shop. I know Dunkin Doughnuts, Krispy Kreme, and all the other smaller doughnut shops will heartily support National Doughnut Day Month. Don’t believe me? Walk into a shop and take a big whiff…doughnuts, right? See! All month!

And while you’re waiting in line for that doughnut, how about using your phone, which I see in your hand, to leave a review for Sweet Deal Sealed on Amazon. I know you’ve read it. Doesn’t have to be long or flowery. How about “I’m standing in line waiting for a doughnut because I read Sweet Deal Sealed and now I need a doughnut.”  See? Easy.

Oh. You haven’t read Sweet Deal Sealed? See the phone in your hand? Sweet Deal Sealed is on Amazon. You can read the ebook on your phone, tablet or computer.  Or if the feel and convenience of a paperback is your preference, same link and your postal carrier will deliver!  Link to Sweet Deal Sealed on Amazon