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Mimi Barbour: The Success of Boxed Sets_BSW13

Intro

I have to make an admission here. I’ve known Mimi for seven years. We live on the same island in the Pacific and share a love of books. She is a cherished friend and a mentor.

Who is Mimi Barbour?

NYT & USA Today, best-selling, award-winning author, MIMI BARBOUR, has seven romance series to her credit. She’s also created many single titles and has a huge number of box sets. Some of these sets are her own, others are multi-author collections, and that’s what we’ll be talking about today.

Mimi writes romance with humor and heart. She’s been known to say: “If I can steal a book-lover’s attention away from their everyday grind, absorb them into a fantasy love story, and make them care about the ending, then I’ve done my job.”

Show Highlights

  • boxed sets sell
  • working with other writers is rewarding and profitable
  • with good authors and good marketing you can make a best-selling list
  • her latest box set did make the USA Today best-selling list

Mimi’s Books

Love Christmas 2 – 99 cents USD

Sprinkle a little Christmas magic into your life with 26 ALL-NEW, never before released romances. Each title – exclusive to this set – is inspired by a favorite holiday movie, spun into a fantastic love story by a NY Times, USA Today, and/or award-winning, bestselling author and delivered to you in this wonderful collection full of cheer for the coming season.

 

Special Agent Charli

The only man she wants in her life is her old Gramps, and all he wants is a grandchild.

Special Agent Charli Madison can’t get a break. After the stress of her last horrific assignment, all she wants is to spend time vacationing with her Gramps in Fort Lauderdale, a city they both love. Plans go awry, and she’s forced into witness protection, guarding a teenage girl who’s the only person able to identify a notorious killer.

To make matters worse, she has to accept the womanizing local FLPD Major as her fictitious fiancé and her backup on the dangerous mission.

Heaven knows, she doesn’t deserve this mess…

Blake Sebastian is tired of his role as lover for the women who hang around him in droves. Problem is – he doesn’t trust any of them with his heart, never mind with his future.

When pushed, he admits to the curly-headed, disapproving FBI agent under his jurisdiction, a man can get sick of so much sugar. Every so often, he needs a little sour to offset that much sweetness.

Charli was not impressed.


Meet Mimi

NYT & USA Today, best-selling, award-winning author, MIMI BARBOUR, has seven romance series to her credit. She’s also created many single titles and has a huge number of box sets – her own and multi-author collections.

Mimi lives on the East coast of Vancouver Island with her husband and writes her various romances with tongue in cheek and a mad glint in her eye. She’s been known to say: “If I can steal a book-lover’s attention away from their everyday grind, absorb them into a fantasy love story, and make them care about the ending, then I’ve done my job.”

Her reviews are numerous and incredibly positive:

“Love Mimi Barbour, love her books. When you can read a book that within just a few words, you are brought right into the book. You feel, taste, see everything going on. Great story lines. Fantastic characters, fantastic plots, story lines like real life both honest folk and of crooks. Humor that will have you giggling then full on belly laugh. You may even shed a tear or two. All in all, Mimi never disappoints.” ~ Reviewed by Shirleen Miller

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Favorite Adult Drink

I drink rye and coke. Tall glass full of ice. A small amount of rye whiskey and fill the glass with diet coke. It’s so good after a day of wracking my brain to keep up with all the chores.


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