"Great Books With Thrills, Chills, and Lots of Suspense" is the TV debut
His to Command
(the full book) released today!
of Honor won the Star
Sands Self Published Star contest in the Novella category!
released today. Listed in "Top
10 books released the week of Feb 25"!
to Command #1: The Chase has been released!
Red Hot Fantasies #3, The
Office Slave has been released!
Come see my interview at Coffee Time Romance
Blush is being re-released with a new cover!
Debt of Honor has been released!
Insatiable has been released!
Passion Play (Celestial Soul-Mates #3) has been released.
The Stranger (Red Hot Fantasies #2) has been released.
The Male Stripper, the first of my Red Hot Fantasies erotica series, has been released.
The Twelve Days of Christmas - Opal style
Weapon was released today. It is currently #58 in Erotic
Romance on Amazon!
To celebrate the launch of my new pseudonym Amber
Carew along with the release of The
Cinderella Obsession, I'm having a draw for a lovely glass
slipper pendant necklace. The draw will be held on September
Cinderella Obsession has been released by
A new prize is up for my newsletter draw! Click here to take a look.
PLEASURE BOUND has won the HOLT Medallion Award of Merit.
BLISS has won the 2011 Golden Quill! (And PLEASURE BOUND finaled!)
BLISS is a finalist in the
National Readers Choice Awards!
Opal is signing at Chapters May 14
The King And I, Three
and Slaves of Love (shorter works) have all been released.
The King And I has been released!
Three and Slaves
of Love have been released throgh Kindle and Smashwords!
Three has been released on Kindle!
Total Abandon has been released!
BLISS is a finalist for
Wilson Award. The winner will be announced sometime in
Check out the new Pleasure Bound video!
Pleasure Bound has been released!
FORBIDDEN HEAT won the
2010 Golden Leaf Award!
I will be signing books at the NJRW Conferene Book Fair on Sat Oct 23.
Check out this Toronto Sun feature story.
SECRET TIES won 2nd place in the Passionate Plume Contest
Based on excerpts from BLISS it turns out
I write like Isaac Asimov!
Sat, Jul 24, 2-4 pm, Opal Carew will be signing books at Chapters-Pinecrest.
BLISS has been released!
SECRET TIES has won the Colorado
Romance Writer's Award of Excellence!
Opal's latest novelette, Crystal Genie,
has been released by Red Sage Publishing.
Sat, Jul 3, 2-4 pm, Opal Carew will be signing books at Chapters-Gloucester.
L. J. Mcdonald and I are doing a booking signing on May 29 at
SIX is a Golden Quill Finalist!
SECRET TIES is a National Reader's Choice Award Finalist!
SECRET TIES and SIX
are both 5th Annual Passionate Plume Finalists!
Mcdonald and I are doing a booking signing on May 1 at
SECRET TIES and FORBIDDEN
HEAT are both Colorado Romance Writer's Award of Excellence
Check out my feature story in the Ottawa
Post 1and National
Check out my Romance
Junkies Valentine Contest
Forbidden Heat hits # 409 of All Books on Amazon.ca.
Forbidden Heat was
released today! Already up to #9 in Erotic Romance at Amazon.com!
Opal will be at Sexapalooza Ottawa Jan 15-17, just like last year.
I have a short story available in eBook form from Sinful Moments Press called CRISTMAS
Contracted with Red
Sage for a fantasy erotic romance novella tentatively
called Crystal Genie.
Contracted with Sinful
Moments Press to re-release six
BLUSH won 3rd place in the
Long Contemporary category of the 2008
Laurel Wreath contest!
Sat, Sep 12, 2-4 pm, Opal Carew will be signing
books at Chapters
- South Keys.
I have my new cover for BLISS!
Opal and two of her books (SECRET TIES and FORBIDDEN HEAT mentioned
in a feature article
in Publisher's Weekly magazine!
TWIN FANTASIES will
be translated and released in Germany!
The free ebook offer starts today for SECRET
TIES. Check my promotions page
SECRET TIES was released
today! It had a sales rank of 222 on BarnesandNoble.com
and under 4000 on Amazon.com!
SECRET TIES will be
released soon. Check my promotions
page to see how to get a free ebook!
has been awarded 4.5 stars by
Romantic Times Book Reviews
BLUSH finished in
the TOP FIVE of the 2009 HOLT Extra Spicy/Erotic category.
June 23, 2009 25-May-09
My website has won the World Web Award of Excellence!
SWING has been released in the Czech Republic as "Sladké podlehnutí"!
(Apparently, I am called Opal Carewová there.)
(as Sladké podlehnutí)
in Czech Republic
One of the reviews on a
(translation by Google):
It is worth reading.
This book I read in one breath. I could not tear away from her. I warmly recommend."
SIX is a Recommended Read by Dark Angel Reviews.
BLUSH is a finalist in the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence contest! Winners will be announced in early April.
SIX is the Top Reviewer Pick on Night Owl Romance.
See the review.
The cover for BLUSH is a winner in the 2008 Judge A Book By Its Cover Contest, sponsored by Houston Bay Area RWA! It placed Third in the Sexiest Cover category!
(See the winners.)
H.B. Fenn and Company Ltd., the largest Canadian-owned book
distributor, has recently announced a new program called the
Fresh Face of Erotic Fiction. They say this program is "devoted
to bringing a spectacular Canadian writer to readers of this
genre each year and to celebrate their unique work." Imagine
my surprise when they told me I am the inaugural honoree!
You can read about the program on the beautiful web pages they've
set up for the program. Click here to go to their website (then
click on the bright red cherry emblem on the left).
Also, Quill & Quire magazine had an article about it on their
SIX released today! Also, selected as a daily pick on FreshFiction.com!
SWING won third place in the Laurel Wreath contest!
I have the cover for SECRET TIES, my summer 2009 release.
TWIN FANTASIES has been released in Spain--as DOS MEJOR QUE UNO! 08-Jul-08
BLUSH is out! Watch for it in stores!
It's already been in the top 1300 in all books and in the top 10 in several categories on amazon.
The book trailer for BLUSH is ready! Click here to check it out.
My website has won the Preditors & Editors' Author's Site of Excellence!
SWING and TWIN FANTASIES are both finalists for the HOLT Medallion Award!
SWING is a finalist in the 3rd Annual Passionate Plume contest! Winners to be announced at the RWA national conference in July.
New book signings scheduled for SWING.
(See Events schedule.)
SWING is a finalist in the Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence contest! Winners to be announced on April 12th.
SWING is doing quite well. It is in the top 5,000 books on Amazon.com and was 65 under Contemporary Romance. Sales of TWIN FANTASIES have also increased. It is often in the top 5,000, too, and has been 75 under Erotic Romance. Also...
SWING has gone to a second print run! And after only a month or so on the market!
(Check out the book trailer!)
The cover for SWING is a winner in the 2007 Judge A Book By Its Cover Contest, sponsored by Houston Bay Area RWA! It placed Fifth in the Single Title/Mainstream category!
(See the winners.)
SWING is a Reviewer's Top Pick at Night Owl Romance! The reviewer, Melinda, loved it and gave it 5 hearts! (Read the review.)
I have a brand new website! Have a look around and let me know what you think.
Come help me celebrate the launch of my second book, Swing, from 2 - 4 pm at
on Feb 3, 2008!
SWING is a bestseller on Amazon.com under Contemporary Romance! It was # 77 in the top 100 ! It was also # 1 in Sex Instruction / Alternative and its overall rank on
Amazon.com was # 6970 !
I will be appearing at the Sexapalooza show in Ottawa on January 18-20. Come by and say hi!
I just heard that Twin Fantasies will be released in Russian! I'll post a message when I have an actual release date.
I have a great book trailer for SWING. Please check it out.
I'll be appearing on a panel at Algonquin College on December 18th. I’m looking forward to chatting with the students.
On September 15th, I delivered my third book to St. Martin’s Press, which brings me to the end of my contract with them. They have now offered me a contract for 2 more books!
My third book is called BLUSH and it will be on bookshelves in June 2008. We haven’t finalized the release dates for the two new books, but I believe they will be released on January 2009 and July 2009.