Z.L. Arkadie is an indie author of romance fiction. So far she has published 33 books--and there will be many more! Z.L.'s stories are addictive, smart and always sexy.

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    The Sense Behind Cliffhangers

    I really believe it’s time I write this post. I don’t think many readers understand where we as independent authors stand in the great marketplace of fiction books. We can write great books but it means nothing if we don’t get eyes on them. Personally, I love writing a story in the series format. It gives me a big plot point to write toward, one that gives the story a huge dramatic reason to continue. However, just because we write a book doesn’t mean we’re going to get visibility. We used to have more of it when I first began eight years ago, then Amazon was building it’s ebook/Kindle platform so they…

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    The Future of The Christmases!

    So really, you want more Christmases? That has been the consensus. I don’t want to get caught in that trap of overwriting a series, but indeed I have JUST been struck by inspiration for a new Christmas Trilogy. It picks up a year after Holly’s book is released, and will feature Spencer Christmas as the hero. Okay, yeah, I was a little, well a lot, worried that the Spencer and Asher, nor Bryn were romance hero/heroine material but I do believe in redemption and growth. I had to picture the sort of life change that would lead these people to evolve. And by George, I know I got it! I…

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    New Release! Claimed, The Dark Christmases Trilogy

    Claimed, The Dark Christmases Trilogy is NOW AVAILABLE at all stores where ebooks are sold! This also means The Dark Christmases Trilogy is complete!   “The secrets, the lies, the stories all keep getting better all with a sexy strong man and a sexy stubborn woman who gives you warm tingle feelings and goosebumps all at one time.”– Google Play Reviewer   SHORT DESCRIPTION: The Christmases most shocking secret has been revealed. What does that mean for Jasper and my relationship? My lover once told me he was a man, who had obligations. He was once ready to destroy his foes to be set free from those duties, but is he…

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    New Release Date Announcement!

    Last week I had good news but now I have even better news! Claimed, book three of The Dark Christmases Trilogy will be released on March 18, 2019. That’s next Monday! Yay! 😀 Also, FYI, I’m working on The Dark Valentines Trilogy. I’m very excited about that. I’m taking the entire summer to write all three books. So… until next Monday! Z

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    Good News about the next New Release! Claimed

    I can say for certain that Claimed, The Dark Christmases book three will be released much earlier than March 26th. It’s currently undergoing the first round of proofing! I am very happy with the story and I suspect you will be too. My mom, who is an avid romance reader, has already read in its very raw, pre-edited stage. She couldn’t put the book down. The disrupted her plans for the two days! I took that as a GREAT sign. Then, once I received the first round of edits back, I read through the manuscript, and yeah… You’re going to love it! I am literally reeling from anxiety, wanting so…