It’s wonderful to hear from readers. I hope you’ll write me after you’ve read my books, and let me know what you think!

If you’d like to receive bookmarks, flyers, or other promotional items, write me a note and include both your e-mail and snail mail address.In thanks to my readers—and to those who have simply stopped by this site to say hello–I’d like to invite you to enter my monthly contest for autographed books or regional gifts from my home state. Each month will vary, and all monthly entrants will be included in a final, annual drawing on December 31st for a ruby necklace. To enter, just email

Rules are simple: You must include “Rustand contest entry” in the subject line, or your e-mail will be deleted (that’s because so much spam appears without identifiable subject lines.) Also, entries will qualify for the drawings only if they accurately list the names of three of my book titles. Easy–they’re all on this website!Mail forwarded to me from this website shows only the web site’s return address—not the sender’s–so when entering be sure to include your name and e-mail address. Winners will be notified by e-mail and must then provide a snail mail address for the shipment of their prize. After three notices without a reply, I draw an alternate winner.

I occasionally send out brief newsletters when I have a book coming out, or a free serialized novel is available online, or there’s information on updated prizes for the drawings. These newsletters will not come more than a few times a year and you can always choose to unsubscribe, so please do click on the link to sign up!

Best wishes to you for a wonderful year, and many hours of reading pleasure with all of your favorite authors!


My contest winners from 2007 have all been notified by e-mail, and I’m awaiting responses from the last of them as I need addresses for mailing! Abi B. of Grand Forks, ND was the winner of the grand prize–a gold and ruby necklace. Congratulations, Abi–and good luck to all who enter in 2008!The 2007 monthly winners were…Alicia T of Fresno, CAAudrey L of Bloomington, MNLinda R of Fontana, CACheri O of Independence, KYBrandy W of Virginia Beach, VAJackie W of LaMesa, CARhonda B of Ashtabula, OHand several others who have not yet responded to my e-mails! I’ll be drawing alternate winners shortly.