I Got My Title!

On Tuesday I received the title of my book! Before I share it, let me say I am soooooo pleased that Harlequin Medical Romance has decided to ‘try something a bit different’ with my title.
 
And here it is: When One Night Isn’t Enough…

I absolutely love it!

As if a wonderful title isn’t enough, I was told my debut Medical Romance will be released first in the UK on 6/11/2011, as part of a 2in1 (two separate books bound together as one) paired with a book by none other than Janice Lynn! If you follow my blog regularly you know I am a HUGE fan of Janice Lynn, and her book Dr. Di Angelo’s Baby Bombshell is the reason I set to work converting my work in progress into a medical romance.

So what do you think about the title of my book? Are you disappointed it’s not more medical? Does it make you want to pick up a copy? I hope so!

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56 Comments

  • Elizabeth
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 2:53 AM | Permalink

    You're right, it is different! Way cool, though. Congratulations! When will you get to see the cover?


  • Lynne Marshall
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 3:49 AM | Permalink

    Hi Wendy, Your title sounds like a winner. Very nice. My all time favorite title for one of my books was Her L.A. Knight, closely followed by In His Angel's Arms. Mostly they've been very traditional Medical Romance titles. So lucky you! Congratulations, and I can tell you're thrilled to be paired with Janice. I guess that's the icing on the cake, eh?


  • Louise Groarke
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 3:53 AM | Permalink

    Love the title!! You must be so excited – can't wait to read it! Louise x


  • Taryn Kincaid
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 4:06 AM | Permalink

    Cool.


  • Dale
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 6:22 AM | Permalink

    The title is a great hook and I can't wait to read about the 2nd and 3rd nights….. Do I really have to wait until mid 2011 to get my hands on it?!!!!

    Congratulations and I'm glad you're pleased with the outcome!!

    XOXOXO


  • susanwilson44
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 6:30 AM | Permalink

    I love it Wendy, I think it sounds fabulous and I definitely want to buy it and read it!


  • Lacey Devlin
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 7:03 AM | Permalink

    Squeee!! Congrats Wendy! That's so exciting. I'm looking forward to seeing the cover.


  • Anonymous
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 10:00 AM | Permalink

    I'm happy for you, Wendy! The title's fine and I can't wait to read the story that goes with it. It couldn't happen to a nicer person. 🙂 Congrats! Cathy Shouse


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 10:57 AM | Permalink

    Hi Elizabeth!
    Not sure when I'll see the cover. I hope it's as great as the title!!!

    Hi Lynne!
    Blogging with real authors still puts me in awe! Thanks for stopping by. And yes, I am thrilled to have my release paired with Janice Lynn, not only because I love her books, but because we've become friends, which makes the experience that much more special!

    Thanks for stopping by, Louise!

    I know, Taryn! Way COOOOOOOOLLLLL!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 11:03 AM | Permalink

    Hi Dale!
    I'm not sure when I'll get my copies, but you're first on the list to get one! XOXOXOX

    Thanks for taking time from your revisions to stop by, Susan. I can't wait until we're celebrating your title!!!

    Thanks, Lacey!
    As soon as I get the cover I'll post it!

    Thanks so much, Cathy!
    We haven't e-mailed in a while. How is your writing going?


  • heatherthurmeier
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 11:47 AM | Permalink

    Great title, Wendy! Makes me want to read it!! Congrats.


  • charmainegordon author
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 12:31 PM | Permalink

    One Night Is Never Enough and the When is excellent. Congratulations, my friend.


  • Jennifer Probst
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 12:33 PM | Permalink

    I am in love with this title. I would buy that book on the title alone!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 12:35 PM | Permalink

    Thanks, Heather!

    Thanks, Charmaine!


  • Rachael Johns
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 1:16 PM | Permalink

    I love it too. Hope the trend of these fab new titles continues 🙂


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 1:20 PM | Permalink

    Thanks, Jen!

    Thanks, Rachael! Me too!!!


  • Joanne Stewart
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 1:38 PM | Permalink

    I think it's a fabulous title. I'd pick up a book with that title. Congrats!


  • Jen FitzGerald
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 1:43 PM | Permalink

    The title is awesome!


  • Donnell
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 2:31 PM | Permalink

    Wendy, you're soooo right. That is a little different for a medical romance. Can't wait to read it! Congratulations!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 2:32 PM | Permalink

    Thanks, Joanne! I hope that you do! And pay special attention to the dedication page!

    Thanks, Jen F.!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 2:34 PM | Permalink

    Thanks for stopping by, Donnell! And welcome! I hope you enjoy it when you read it!


  • Shoshanna Evers
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 3:03 PM | Permalink

    Great title, Wendy! I don't think it needs to sound medical since your cover will already say "a Harlequin Medical Romance". One of the really cool things about you writing this book is that the readers who love HQ Medical books buy every one that comes out. You have a built-in readership! I know I'm looking forward to reading it 🙂


  • Calisa Lewis
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 3:40 PM | Permalink

    Great title Wendy! I think a new title format is good. Wooooo you for being the pioneer test for it and way to go on pairing with Janice!


  • Carol Hutchens
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 5:50 PM | Permalink

    Wendy,
    You excitement is catching…congratulations again.
    Great news…new format, new author! Love the title. Anxious to read it.


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 6:05 PM | Permalink

    Thanks, Shoshanna!
    A built in readership is great! But my goal is to get more US readers to sample the Medical Romance line of Harlequin. There's some good stuff there!

    Thanks, Calisa!
    I am EXTREMELY pleased with the new title format as well!

    Hi, Carol! Thanks! I hope when you read it, you enjoy it!


  • Amy Atwell
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 6:14 PM | Permalink

    Super title!!


  • Gail Hart
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 6:23 PM | Permalink

    I love your title – so much more classy than the typical Medical title! And how great that you get to "share" your first release with someone who inspired you. You're on a roll, girlfriend!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 8:00 PM | Permalink

    Thanks, Amy!

    Welcome, Gail! I am on a roll, I know. I keep pinching myself to make sure I'm not dreaming…now I have to wear long sleeves in my promo picture!


  • sheandeen
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 8:12 PM | Permalink

    That is a GREAT title. It is so much better than so many of the usual titles. It's a good thing that I don't necessary choose a book by the title. If I did I would have missed out on a lot of really delightful books; however if there is an eye-catching title it will go in my cart. So kudos on winning the title lottery. And I big WOOT on having your book paired with an author you really admire. Enjoy!


  • Gianna Simone
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 8:37 PM | Permalink

    Love the title Wendy! Can't wait to get my hands on the book! 🙂


  • abbi
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 9:07 PM | Permalink

    Yes, it's different, but I loooove the title. Who wouldn't want to pick it up?

    I personally can't wait to read it.

    Abbi 🙂


  • Amy
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 9:11 PM | Permalink

    Wendy, in the immortal words of Bill and Ted, a most EXCELLENT title! So excited for you! And I really can't wait to read it.

    Amy


  • Carrie
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 9:25 PM | Permalink

    yeah!!! that's a grrrrrrrrrreat title! good for you, looking forward to reading it! =)

    carrie


  • Joanna St. James
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 10:01 PM | Permalink

    as soon as its available guess who is going to pre oreder it? me!
    Do you think they are going to make the medicals have unhealthy(sorry I could not think of another word except unmedically) titles from now on?


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 11:11 PM | Permalink

    Thanks, Sheandeen!
    Winning the title lottery. I like it!

    Thanks, Gianna! Congrats on your new release!

    Thanks, Abbi! I can't wait for you to read it! Makes me a little nervous to think about it, though!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 28, 2010 at 11:25 PM | Permalink

    Hi, Amy!
    I pictured your EXCELLENT with some rockin' air guitar ala Bill and Ted! And I can't wait to read your upcoming release, too!

    Thanks, Carrie! And good luck in the finals of the New Voices Competition. Top 4 is, as you say, grrrrrrrrrreat!!!

    Thanks, Joanna! I'll be sure to let you know when it's available. You crack me up!! Unhealthy titles?!! I don't know how medical romances will be titled in the future, but I think we can expect some changes. And I, for one, can't wait to see what the editors come up with!!!


  • Regina Richards
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 1:49 AM | Permalink

    Your Title Rocks! And to be paired with an author you love for your first release is beter than awesome. Congrats, Wendy! I know what I'll be doing next June – reading When One Night Isn't Enough. 🙂


  • Mona Risk
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 3:08 AM | Permalink

    Lovely title Wendy. One Night Isn't Enough is definitely an attractive title and a hooking one. Congratulations.


  • Nas Dean
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 5:35 AM | Permalink

    Congrats Wendy,

    It's a very sexy title…I love it!

    Nas


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 10:20 AM | Permalink

    Thanks, Regina! Hopefully you'll be reading it in NYC, with the other Bad Mommies, at RWA National!

    Thanks, Mona! And Welcome!

    Thanks, Nas! And Welcome! I love it, too!!


  • Tracey Devlyn
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 10:35 AM | Permalink

    Very romantic, Wendy! Congrats!


  • Christine
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 11:24 AM | Permalink

    I love it! Excellent title. I have the release date written down so we can celebrate on my blog!!


  • Adrienne Giordano
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 12:34 PM | Permalink

    Hi Wendy. It's a great title. It would definitely get me curious!

    Congrats!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 12:49 PM | Permalink

    Thanks, Tracey! Can't wait to get your book coming fall 2011. It seems so far away yet it will be here before you know it!

    Thanks, Christine! While blog celebrating is fun, I look forward to celebrating for real in NYC at national. This time we will definitely meet up. Crossing fingers you'll get 'the call' before then! Woo hoo, what a party that'll be!

    Thanks, Adrienne! And congrats on your sale to Carina. Be sure to keep us posted on your release date!


  • Shelly Chalmers
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 7:48 PM | Permalink

    I think it's a great title – quite spicy, and I like that it's not typical "medical romance". And also, huge congrats for getting paired with an author you so admire – glad everything is looking so rosy!


  • Joanne Coles
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 8:04 PM | Permalink

    I love the title, Wendy. I like that the titles are very different, more about the story than the characters since 'the big change'.

    I'm glad to say I'll be reading your book waaaaaay before most people as I subscribe to the medical line so I get my books around 2 months earlier than they arrive in the shops 🙂


  • Janice Lynn
    Posted October 29, 2010 at 10:56 PM | Permalink

    Late to the party, but I'm finally here!! Wendy!!!!!!!!! You made me blush! Lady, you are so sweet! Love that Dr Di Angelo's Baby Bombshell resonated with you, but even more so, I love that I'm gonna have another fab author to add to my automatic buy list!!!! And your title is FABULOUS!!! I think it fits perfectly with FLIRTING OUTRAGEOUSLY WITH THE SOCIETY DOCTOR, don't you???? I'm thrilled our books are gonna come out together. We'll have to put our Disney pictures on the bookmarks or something! LOL! 🙂

    Super congrats!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 30, 2010 at 12:11 AM | Permalink

    Hi Shelly!
    Thanks! I like that the title's spicy. (A few of the inside pages are, too!!!)

    Hi Joanne!
    I agree. It's a very exciting time to write for, and read, Medical Romance! And yowza. You get your books two months before they officially come out? That means I have to start stressing in April? Yikes!

    Hi Janice!
    I know how busy you are. So glad you could make it. Automatic buy list?? I like it!!! And I forgot about those Disney pictures. But since we're being edgy and spicy, maybe we should photoshop our faces onto some hot beach bunny bodies instead! Maybe put us with the likes of Channing Tatum (I posted his partially clad picture on the medical romance authors blog). And since I don't want to hog the planning, you can choose the other men we'll cozy up to in our picture!!!


  • Nas Dean
    Posted October 30, 2010 at 8:19 AM | Permalink

    Hi Wendy

    Thanks for swinging by my blog….You are the very first to comment!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 30, 2010 at 5:06 PM | Permalink

    You're very welcome, Nas. Some day, when you're a rich and famous author, I'll say, "I was her first fan!!" And thanks for being my 60th follower!


  • Shelley Sly
    Posted October 31, 2010 at 4:05 PM | Permalink

    Wendy, sorry I'm so late to pop on over to your blog, but I Love the title!! Congrats! It definitely sounds catchy! Wishing you the best of luck! (And I can't wait to read it!)


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted October 31, 2010 at 5:43 PM | Permalink

    Thanks,Shelly!
    It's never too late to share in happy news. I purposely kept this post up for a few days to allow people a chance to read it. Thanks for stopping by!


  • Heather P
    Posted November 1, 2010 at 4:15 PM | Permalink

    Hi Wendy;
    The title has enough intrigue in it to make you guess what it might be about. I love the title and will definitely be looking for it when it comes out. Congratulations. Onward and upward.


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted November 2, 2010 at 1:45 AM | Permalink

    Thanks, Heather. I'm so glad you like it!


  • Dale
    Posted November 2, 2010 at 6:49 PM | Permalink

    I can't wait any longer!!! I demand a copy of the manuscript!!!!


  • Wendy S Marcus
    Posted November 3, 2010 at 12:33 AM | Permalink

    You're too funny, Dale! You made me smile!


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