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May is National Military Appreciation Month
and I am pleased to say that 2 of the short stories in this collection feature vets prominently – The Meeting is a poignant love story of a couple that meets during WW2; The Vacation is a SEXY story involving a wounded veteran.
…and don’t let me close this post before saying THANK YOU to all the men and women who have served our country so selflessly, past and present.
The Many Faces of Chelle Cordero is a single author collection of short stories featuring Introduction, Pussycat Tails, Holiday Happiness, Not Alone, I Swear That Raccoon Just Knocked on the Door, Stormy Weather, A Mother’s Love, More Than a Friend, The Meeting, The Vacation and a special bonus section.
Servicemen and women of our Coalition Forces are away from home and putting themselves on the line for the rest of us. No matter what your political beliefs are, most of us agree that we need to support our men and women as we pray for their safe return.
For free ebooks, please email Ed at ed w pat @ att . net (remove the spaces)
Author Ed Patterson had an online conversation with a soldier stationed in Iraq who was having difficulty getting books to read on his Kindle – there isn’t a whole lot to do for entertainment there. Ed sent the soldier a complete file of his books in Kindle format – and then the idea struck him that there might be other soldiers and other authors who would want to participate. Sure enough, lists started to form and books were being sent over the internet in various e-book formats.
Then the wonderful staff at Smashwords found out about this effort and decided to promote the program – Smashwords authors can use special coupon codes to send the members of the Coalition Forces so they can download books to their reading devices. Since Smashwords offers books in several ebook formats (including Kindle, Palm, .pdf and more), books are readable on all reading devices and even with a web browser.
Kimberlee at Vanilla Heart Publishing made sure that any VHP authors who wanted had the proper coupon codes to send…
I am a participating author in Operation E-Book Drop.
What is Operation E-Book Drop?
Several authors have made their ebooks available to the coalition forces serving our countries – they send Smashwords coupon codes to these servicemen and women so they can download an ebook format for their personal ebook reading devices or computer screens.
I signed up – it is a small service I can do for the men and women who are doing for us.