ROCK STAR & REAL TIME

Hi Everyone:

The eBooks are live if interested in downloading them from Amazon (linked below) & Barnes & Noble (under my books tab).

The updated paperback had technical issues but ROCK STAR & REAL TIME are now available on Barnes & Noble:

ROCK STAR & REAL TIME

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ROCK STAR

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-dead-ringer-for-katie-rock-star-tia-brady/1129217129;jsessionid=0ECA69EC127326ABCDA136AE2D41F03A.prodny_store01-atgap01?ean=9781538079287

REAL TIME

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-dead-ringer-for-katie-real-time-tia-brady/1128818879?ean=9781538081662

And should be available on Amazon soon . . .Thank you for your patience.

Amazon Kindle:

“A Dead Ringer for Katie ROCK STAR”

& “A Dead Ringer for Katie REAL TIME”

A DEAD RINGER FOR KATIE

TIA BRADY

A THREE BOOK MYSTERY SERIES

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NEW

Book Two Updated Cover for

“REAL TIME” (part two

of a three book mystery)

the paperback linked below –

also available in Hardback and Nook — on Barnes & Noble

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/a-dead-ringer-for-katie-real-time-tia-brady/1128818879?ean=9781538081662

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THE FRONT

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Thanks for Reading 

TIA

UpDate!

 

Hi Everyone:

Some things have changed and my updated book

“A Dead Ringer for Katie Rock Star” won’t be available until

Friday October 12, 2018

My New Book One Cover was the wrong size so it is being re-sized, and I will hopefully have that new size within a day or two. I’m also waiting on my updated book two cover to be completed, so I will also have that to share, hopefully within the week.

I WILL HAVE A GIVEAWAY WITH A BOOK BLITZ IN NOVEMBER

and/or DECEMBER

(I should know those dates after these updates are complete)

The Blitz will be for my first two books

ROCK STAR & REAL TIME

BOOKMARKS WILL BE INCLUDED

in the giveaway

(check them out) BELOW and more:

THE FRONT AND BACK OF THE BOOKMARKS

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AND HALLOWEEN IS ALMOST UPON US:

some fun things I’m participating in . . .

Theme park haunts, Comic Con Conventions,
live concerts, scary movies, and shows . . .

a pic from last year

A concert before Halloween Haunt. I liked the purple color of the image . . .

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And Earlier during the day —

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I will also share the links of my updated book here:

and if you missed my updated cover

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So check back on Friday – 

October 12, 2018

 Three Book Romance Mystery

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AND MY DEAD RINGER SERIES
BOOK THREE

HARD TO HOLD WILL BE OUT

MARCH 2019

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AND WILL COMPLETE
MY DEAD RINGER
MYSTERY

I will also have a new book three trailer to share

and more : )

Thanks for reading and following!

Sorry for the delay

Have a great Monday!

XOXO Tia

 

 

NEW COVER

BOOK ONE

“A DEAD RINGER FOR KATIE

ROCK STAR!”

My new and updated book cover is here:

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And TIACRIMECAPERS  MY (NEW WEB SITE)

IS COMING SOON (this fall):

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I also
recently found out Miss Saigon is coming to the Kennedy Center in December and I will definitely be adding that to my list of live performances to see. Never have seen it and am super excited . . .

As usual this week has been busy, but Some LOCATION INSPIRATION FOR WINGS UNIVERSITY

the local University in the town of Angel Bay (the setting for my series) also where my heroine went to college . . .

#organizing

(photographer Tia Brady)

NIGHT STUDYING

October is alumni weekend and homecoming

for a couple of colleges I attended (I will be participating in those) – author fun fact I attended two Universities for my college studies . . .

And as

HALLOWEEN

 approaches (which I love) — I’ve narrowed my costume choices to three

The one I’m leaning towards is Julie (for me) — and R for (significant other) – from the Zombie flick “Warm Bodies”.  He wanted me to choose:

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The flowers are a must for R’s costume below . . .

plus I have the wardrobe (so it’s easy and quick). The makeup will be the most challenging part – but fun.

And it’s such a good Halloween flick

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My favorite fright night movie is Joss Whedon’s “Cabin in the Woods” or the film “Fright Night”  (for fright night) the original and the 2011 version . . .

And I revisited the movie of a favorite childhood Book

last week . . .

THE OUTSIDERS

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Timeless!

Have a great Monday!

Tia

DATES

Hi Everyone,

Below is my upcoming 

AUTHOR & BOOK related

DATES

OCTOBER 12, 2018

will be the release of the updated version of my Rock Star Book One

(the update will include a New Cover and new format)

to match my 2nd books format

which suits the theme of my series beautifully . . .

And I’m still waiting on the new cover but I will post it when available —

as well as my

New Author and Book site which will be under

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 most likely to be shared around the same time in October . . .

a couple of new banners I created for my series

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Also some September and October shows and concerts:

I love this time of year since the weather cools off and the leaves change

A good time to break out flannels, cords, and hats – plus Halloween and lots of other holiday celebrations and (being outdoors) is at its best . . .

plus perfect reading and coffee drinking weather . . .

an upcoming book I’m looking forward to:

Flight or Fright – Stephen King

flfrand some upcoming concerts:

Ed Sheeran, Lera Lynn, Maroon 5

and Live Shows:
Hamilton, Beauty and the Beast, A Rockabilly Christmas (one of my series interviewees) will be in town to perform his Christmas show with his band – I hope to catch his show  : )

& NOVEMBER

I will have a book blitz  – with a Giveaway

(the giveaway will include my first two books) as well as

a few other items, I will share later . . .

and DECEMBER and JANUARY

Another Holiday Giveaway with a new Holiday Interview —

I will also announce the release date of my final book for this series

Hard to Hold

And with the winter release of Book Three

I will have some news and a new book trailer for the final book and series.

and some EXTRA author and book stuff such as

Location Inspiration

and a MARCH 2019 BOOK PARTY (St. Patrick’s themed)

like my book. . .

So today, I’m sharing  a favorite Ed Sheeran song and video “Galway Girl” —

perfect mood music for my Irish, St. Patrick’s themed series, plus I will be seeing Ed in concert:

And more Location Inspiration for

Wings University

The clock tower below is definitely a Dead Ringer (like my series) for the Clock Tower in a favorite film “Back to the Future”:

#GREATSCOTT #BACKTOTHEFUTURE #MARTYMCFLY #DOC #CLOCKTOWER

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And today is September 11 – I will always remember where I was and what I was doing

on that day . . .

Be safe if in the way of the hurricane, and have a great week!

I will post my new Book cover when available.

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Happy Reading, Tia

Schedule, Excerpt & More!

TEA TIME

I’m overwhelmed with my schedule, so I may update one more time before my book’s release on June 2, 2018…

I really need some days off, a spa week would be nice because (I want to feel pretty)!

This sums it up…

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Editing, editing, and more editing (and tonight I will be editing) again

So it’s a date with my computer and coffee…

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I’d much rather be outdoors (above)…

AND ALL WORK & NO PLAY MAKES JACK A DULL BOY right?…

So, I did take time to watch Edgar Wright’s Baby Driver an (incredible movie)

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 Edgar Wright is a favorite director of mine, who also directed the Scott Pilgrim movie, another great film & favorite with a similar vibe

I loved the movie so much I added a clip from it to my favorites playlist (on my Author YouTube) check it if you get a chance…

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And some upcoming author and music related events:

EVENTS TO LOOK FORWARD TO & WORK

(I make lists) keeps me on track (My frugal find) list maker’s for One Dollar at Target

(in their bargain bin)

Live Concerts & Shows, a Book Party, Travel & Trips (new & old), Photo Shoots, collaborating with new colleagues . . .

    And Below are some personal pics (of my house) the backyard where I saw a bobcat (sorry no pic of the bobcat) and a beautiful owl landed on my deck a couple of times recently (I will try to get pics). He just sat there looking beautiful. So many creatures in my neck of the woods (just like my book) would love to do a Big Year…

My house reminds me of one of my favorite scary movies written by Director & Writer extraordinaire Joss Whedon…

CABIN IN THE WOODS

What do you think? Definitely a cabin in the woods vibe (although my house is in a neighborhood)…

Cabin is in my top 100 films…

FINALLY an Excerpt (the final one) for my upcoming book two (June 2, 2018)!

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I may create one more but most likely won’t have the time until after my book is out…

And advice…

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Not so sure if that’s true (development) has been interesting,

but it is good advice cause ignorance is bliss

Thanks for reading & following!

Hope everyone has a good week,

 Tia

FULL HARDBACK COVER & MORE!

BELOW IS THE BEAUTIFUL HARDBACK COVER WITH FLAPS!

for Book Two (which will be sold at Barnes & Noble) on June 2, 2018

A DEAD RINGER FOR KATIE REAL TIME!

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& bonus BOOK LOOK WITH A DRINK

TO MATCH THE COVER…

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Above is actress Rachel Bilson (not my pic) but love the scarf with plum sweater, black boots, leggings and purse (a great book look)

to match my cover…

Hope everyone had a great weekend! Cheers to a good week!

XOXO Tia

Spring Tea Time!

MUSIC, READER’S QUESTIONS & MORE…

Hello Angels & Knights:

HAPPY SPRING

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It’s been a while and I wanted to update at least one more time after this before my Book two releases on June 2, 2018 “A Dead Ringer for Katie REAL TIME!”

But my schedule is really getting the best of me so I hope I can because I have so much I want to share but I have to get everything together, and work and eat and well you know the basic daily survival stuff . . .

     So around Easter I was able to get together with a couple of friends for lunch and one of my friends brought my book with her for me to sign and she had questions and comments about it since I had not seen her since the release

So I’m going to share a couple of those…

 All of us ended up having lunch at a small, quaint French restaurant I had never been to– in a town about an hour away from my home, near the water (been to the town) but not to that restaurant… 

& the food and atmosphere were great. I totally recommend it…

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     She had me sign my book and wondered where I got my idea from, since it reminded her of a 1979 movie and book called Nightwing by Martin Cruz Smith. I never read the book nor saw the movie but that got me curious. SO when I got home I looked up the trailer and book and now it’s on my must read and to see list. It looks interesting, but has a darker feel than my book, but yes there are lots and lots of bats in the atmosphere like my book, so I can see why she thought I may have seen or read it (check it below):

The NIGHTWING Book

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And she also wondered how I knew toboggan was a Texas word for a winter hat. She even looked up the meaning online . . .

but honestly, I didn’t really know, my dad used the word toboggan all the time to refer to a winter face-covering hat–ever since I was little, especially during winter when he had to go out and shovel snow. So it coincidentally worked out that Katie’s dad is from Texas and she uses that word.

What’s interesting is there’s a debate about the word, whether it can mean both a winter sled and hat. I’ve always used it for both and have heard it used for both…and as far as I could find out, there has not been a clear-cut verdict.

And Some New Things on my site:

My next interview should be released during blitz week.

So scroll over to that tab and check it out, or press the link below:

https://tiabradyauthor.com/tias-behind-the-scenes-2/

I can’t wait to share it . . .

So far my interviewee’s have been super nice. I always learn something new that relates to music and more!

And as I mentioned previously…

I got the idea for my Dead Ringer series by being told I look like a few celebs, and Kate Beckinsale is one I get quite a lot, especially by colleagues and those close to me : ) Probably because of her coloring and frame. I chose this pic below because of the service uniform which will (in a way) tie in with my upcoming interview, it’s a favorite…

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Kate starred in a very campy but cute romantic movie “Serendipity” with one of my childhood crushes — John Cusack (and since a romantic book series) thought I’d share that fun fact . . .

Also as one more final clue for my upcoming interview, as well as in honor of these wonderful men, I’m sharing a couple of photo’s of my dad in the Army, with his service buddies. The pics below are a couple of my favorites . . .

& Finally some music, since a music themed series and book!

This artist is fairly new to me and one of my new favorites. He has a unique voice and a Johnny Cash vibe, which I love. This song and video are a lot of fun!

Check it below:

I should have a couple more updates before my release . . . so until next time,

stay safe & have a Rockin’ day!

XOXO Tia B.