An Update

Friday, September 27, 2013

An update on The Accidental Assassin


As many of you know this summer has been incredibly busy for me. I had hoped to be able to catch up once my daughter started school, but I wasn’t prepared for how sick she would get. She’s been at home with me the last few years and while that is something I’m grateful for, it means her immune system wasn’t up to snuff. So, for the last month and half, she has been continuously sick. Horrible fevers, stomach bugs, you name it, and she’s had it in the last few weeks. I wish I was exaggerating, but I'm not. The poor thing has been miserable. So, not only was I not able to catch up on work, I fell even farther behind. And the truth is that my daughter will always come first. And since I have a contract with Avon to complete, my indie projects took a hit.

What does this mean for The Accidental Assassin? It means I’m not going to publish it on October 8th. I know that this will upset people, but I had decisions to make—and one of those was whether or not I should rush the book out the door, or take my time and make sure it went out smoothly. I’m still aiming for a release this year but am not going to say when as of yet. I also hope that the bloggers that made time on their schedules for the release will forgive me. I know how valuable your time is and I truly thought I would have it all done and wrapped up in a bow for you. Please accept my apologies.


Thank you to everyone that reads my books. I truly love Ava and Owen’s story, so I hope you won’t mind waiting a little bit longer.


All the best,


Nichole Chase

Congrats to the lovely Angie Stanton!

Tuesday, September 24, 2013



(She is the sweetest, funniest person and it shines through her books!)

I just wanted to take a minute to congratulate my friend and royal cohort, Angie Stanton. Her two spectacular YA novels were re-released today from HarperTeen. That means you can now get Rock and a Hard Place and Snapshot in stores near you!

If you haven't read these books and want the ebook, here are the Amazon links:

Rock and a Hard Place


I also want to give her a shout out for the cover of Royally Lost! I've had the distinct privilege of reading this book and let me tell you--if you love royal stories and fun romance--you're going to eat this book up!

This is a mature YA book and I LOVEDLOVEDLOVED it!

So, without further ado:

Royally Lost
A novel by Angie Stanton and Harper Collins

(Author of Rock and a Hard Place and Snapshot)

Contemporary Young Adult/New Adult

Coming May 2014

Dragged on a family trip to Europe’s ancient cities, Becca wants nothing more than to go home. Trapped with her emotionally distant father, over-eager stepmother, and a brother who only wants to hook up with European hotties, Becca is miserable. That is until she meets Nikolai, a guy as mysterious as he is handsome. And she unknowingly finds herself with a runaway prince.

Nikolai has everything a guy could ask for-he's crown prince, heir to the throne, and girls adore him. But the one thing he doesn't freedom. Staging a coup, he flees his kingdom and goes undercover on his own European tour.

When Nikolai and Becca meet, it’s their differences that draw them together. Sparks fly as they share  a whirlwind of adventures, all the while dodging his royal guard. But Becca's family vacation ends in a matter of days. Will Nikolai and Becca be forced to say goodbye forever, will his destiny catch up to him, or will they change history forever?


Preorder SALE!

Tuesday, September 17, 2013

This is a quick and dirty post to let you know about the amazing sale that is going on right now.

As you may have noticed when the cover for Recklessly Royal was revealed, I posted the links to where you could preorder the books. What I didn't find out until later was the fact that the PAPERBACK is up for preorder and is actually on SALE for LESS than the ebook right now! This is an incredible deal so I wanted to make sure I told everyone. :)

I have no idea how long this will last, so if you're going to want to buy a paperback copy of Recklessly Royal don't miss out! This is a great deal!

Here is the link:



Recklessly Royal Cover Reveal!

Monday, September 16, 2013

I'm *VERY* excited to share with all of you the cover for Recklessly Royal, book 2 in the Royal Series! I think Avon did a spectacular job of catching 'Cathy' in this cover! She might be a princess, but she's a sassy one!

On Sale from Avon Books March 25, 2014
Catherine has spent her life being the perfect princess. She’s kept her hands clean, her head down, and most importantly-men at arm’s length. After all, most men are after only one thing, and for Cathy there’s a lot more at stake than her bed; she has to worry about the fate of an entire nation. But at the rate she’s going, Cathy is afraid she’ll give the Virgin Queen a run for her money. She is tired of waiting for someone good enough to come along. She has a plan, and it all hinges on seducing the one man who seems utterly unimpressed by all things royal. The one man she is tempted by more than any other . . . 

When David arrives at the royal wedding of his friend, the newly ordained Duchess Samantha Rousseau, he expected to feel uncomfortable and out of his element, but he wasn’t prepared to be targeted by Prince Alex’s gorgeous younger sister. With Cathy’s giant blue eyes, killer figure, and sense of humor, it won’t take long before he gives in. But when he finds out just how innocent the crown princess really is, will he play the part of knight in shining armor or the dashing rogue? 
(These are the US links only. I will be providing the links for the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Brazil, etc, at a later date.)
Don't forget that you'll be able to read the first two chapters in the new Suddenly Royal paperback, available in stores on November 26th! (Also, three new bonus scenes with Sam and Alex!)
I can't wait for you guys to spend some time in Cathy's head and to swoon with me over David! These two are mischief wrapped in a bow!

Romance Academy Giveaway!

Monday, September 9, 2013

Want to win a class from the Romance Academy? Here's your chance! 

Fun, informative workshops taught by some of today's most popular romance writers.

Writing can be exhilarating, satisfying, and fun - but also lonely and confusing at times. How do you learn the skills to make your dream book a reality, and connect with other authors to share your journey? The answer is right here! Romance Academy is your place to learn, grow, and be a part of a supportive writing community. With our specially-designed workshops and personalized curriculum, you'll learn from the best in the business, and forge life-long friendships with your classmates at the same time. 

Romance Academy workshops are hands-on and full of great writing know-how. Our goal is to help you achieve your writing dreams, and for us all to learn something from each other along the way. We look forward to getting to know you!

We are currently offering these classes beginning September 30!:
With USA Today Bestselling author Melody Grace, BESTSELLER BOOTCAMP:
With NYT Bestselling author Nichole Chase, SAY WHAT? WRITE SNAPPY DIALOGUE :
With PR rockstar KP Simmon from Inkslinger, PRIMETIME PROMO:

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The Accidental Assassin Blog Tour

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Do you have a blog?

Do you love romantic comedy with a giant dash of action?

Do you adore sexy book heroes and sassy heroines?

Do you want to read THE ACCIDENTAL ASSASSIN?

If you answered yes to all of those questions, then this post is for you!

Sign ups for The Accidental Assassin blog tour and release day blitz are OPEN!

Blog Tour Sign-ups!

Release Day Blitz!

Ava McKenzie is a creature of habit. Life is passing her by and she has nothing to show for it. She’s had the same job since she started college, she orders the same dish every time she goes to her favorite restaurant, and only reads books from authors she knows. There is nothing new or surprising in her life… until her best friend marries a man from London. When her newlywed friend asks her to house-sit while she honeymoons, Ava jumps at the chance. She thinks this could be the very thing she needs to shake up her life. Ava throws herself head first into her new lifestyle; she wants to try everything, go everywhere, and never get stuck in a rut again. Of course, offing a man in a car garage hadn’t been one of the things on her list to try.

Owen Walker spends every day in a new place with a new case. As one of the most renowned assassins in the world, he has his choice of marks—and he’s never failed in a mission. When a new hit takes him back to his hometown, he looks forward to spending time somewhere familiar. What he isn’t expecting is to help an attractive, confused American woman find out how she’s ended up on a hit man’s list.

As Ava and Owen dodge bullets, will they be able to escape their undeniable attraction to each other? Or will all of that chemistry blow up in a shower of hot and dangerous sparks?


The Accidental Assassin Teaser!

Tuesday, September 3, 2013

Happy Tuesday! I hope you all had a great Labor day!

So here it is! A little Ava and Owen. ;)

“Ava, you have to stop looking at me like that.” He pressed closer to me, his eyes dipping down to my mouth. The heat of his body washed over my back and I leaned into it, drawn like a moth to flame.

“Like what?” I licked my lips and my breathing hitched.

“Like you want me to kiss you, love.” One of his hands left my waist and drifted up to cup my chin, tilting my head a little more in his direction. Dipping his head down, his lips barely brushed against mine as he looked into my eyes. “I’m not the type of man you should want to kiss.”



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