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3rd in nationally bestselling Cookbook Nook Mystery series.


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Is the billionaire a victim or a master of murder?


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Sometimes trust is the toughest lesson to learn.


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A young womanís quiet life is upended when she meets the man of her forbidden dreams in a startling new novel


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No more Mr. Nice Guy


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Following in the footsteps of her tiger-taming grandmother, a woman flees her abusive husband to join the circus



Break away in September


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Author News

Dianne Duvall's NIGHT UNBOUND Blog Tour Has Begun!

New York Times Bestselling Author Dianne Duvall is celebrating the September 2nd release of Read More...

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Kris Thompson | BLACK ROSE Cover Reveal

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Nina Croft | I Need a Hero

I was out running this morning trying to think of subjects to blog about when Bonnie Tyler came on my shuffle with ďI Need a Hero.Ē I love the song Read More...

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Maggie LaCroix | Not Your Average Zombie

Maggie LaCroix is here for the ZOMBIFIEDRead More...

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Joan Johnston | What's New This Fall

Dear Reader, Having just put my grandson on a plane back to Florida, Iím thinking how lucky I am to live in a place with such great Read More...

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Avery Flynn | Back to Reality

I donít know about you but itís been a long, hot summer in the Flynn household with three kids running around like banshees. I love the little monsters Read More...

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Victoria Roberts | MY HIGHLAND SPY Teaser Tour

Iím so happy to be here today at Fresh Fiction, the eighth stop on the MY HIGHLAND SPY Teaser Read More...

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Shannon Leigh | Texas BBQ

In Texas, BBQ is a part of life. And it certainly is for the characters that reside in Hannington, the small Central Texas town where Read More...

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Christine Bell | Inside Christine Bell (Not Literally)

So, rather than do a regular post to celebrate the release of my latest Brazen novel, DIRTY DEAL, I decided Read More...

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Seize the SEP Day! HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS is Available Now

Today is the day! HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS is finally available, and we can't wait to start Read More...

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Abby Niles | What I Learned by Writing WINNING LOVE

Weather has always fascinated me. I am one of those people who will actually sit and watch The Weather Channelóand not just for the local on the eights. They Read More...

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Louise Reynolds | The Outback, A State of Mind?

It was a huge surprise to this inner-urban Melbourne girl who wears too much black, when I stopped jumping on long-distance inter-continental flights and had a look Read More...

History ReFreshed

Downton Abbey Part Two

Can't get enough of Downton Abbey fiction? Here's a new lineup of contenders for your English upstairs-downstairs addiction.

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Cleo Coyle | Billion Dollar Brew and a Latte Cup Giveaway

My amateur sleuth grew up much like I did, in a family of food-loving Italian Americans. By the age of eight, I was learning to cook at the elbow Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Following in History's Footsteps

I am often considered a nerd. It happens to be true. Iíve read a wonderful essay about the history of manhole covers and another about garum, a Read More...

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Kristen Ethridge | The Magic in the Little Moments

I checked my Facebook feed earlier this week and was confronted with a bitter reality. Pumpkin Spice Lattes are on their way back to Starbucks. I walked out of Baskin Read More...

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Sigmund Brouwer | Story: What Makes Us Human

Iíve spent years enjoying every and any chance to speak at schools, focusing on the importance of story as a way to motivate literacy. My points to students are Read More...

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Callie Hutton | AN ANGEL IN THE MAIL Flash Sale!

Callie Hutton's historical romance AN ANGEL IN THE MAILRead More...

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Susan Klaus | Romancing Another Genre

Iím just learning the ropes, so bare with me since Iím new to blogging and a debut author. My first thriller, Read More...

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Lisa Renee Jones | The Inspiration Behind INSIDE OUT

The perfect love story in a Barnes and Noble? Thatís what happened to me and itís my love story. Itís also a story heavily on my mind Read More...

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Terri L. Austin | Beauty and the Brit

Hello, Fresh Fiction Readers! Itís a pleasure to be here. I thought Iíd tell you a little about my erotic romance, Read More...

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Shannon Stacey | Story Idea Fairy

One of the most common questions asked of a writer, and one almost guaranteed to trigger that deer in the headlights look, is where she gets her ideas from. Some Read More...

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Adi Alsaid | Seize the Tuesday

Adi Alsaid, author of the new contemporary YA novel LET'S Read More...

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Elizabeth Craig | Lists for Life and Writingó Five Lessons Learned

As a mom, my life is ruled by lists. For me, thereís no other way. Iím trying to remember when my little list habit had its genesis. I Read More...

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Robin Bielman | Getting Your Feet Wet

I donít remember my first time in the ocean, but I do remember the last time. It was just over a week ago during a weekend getaway with my Read More...

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Elizabeth Lynn Casey | Characters Are Friends, Too

From the moment I began writing the Southern Sewing Circle Mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime in 2009, Tori Sinclair, Rose Winters, Margaret Louise Davis, Leona Elkin, and the Read More...

The Countdown to HEROES ARE MY WEAKNESS

Special Giveaway Announcement and CALL ME IRRESISTIBLE

This week's SEP Read-Along title is CALL ME IRRESISTIBLE. This is our last title for the Read-Along Read More...

Author News

Readers Unite to Raise Funds for Kids' School Supplies

It's back to school time, but not everyone can afford the supplies needed for school. All profits from this Look Good Read More...

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News from JUST ONE NIGHT author Caridad Pineiro!

Thanks to all for the love youíve shown JUST ONE NIGHT, Caridad's New Adult Erotic Romance Novella, #2 Read More...

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Dee Tenorio | Suspense for the Not-So-Pure Of Heart

I have a standing ban on my books with my Mom. Why? My mom is a devout Christian and while I still consider myself a person of faith, I know Read More...

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Alexandra Allred | ANNIVERSARY KILLER

I was about 10 years old when I first plotted my sister's death. She had eaten the tips of my chocolate bunny ears following the Easter Bunny's visit Read More...

Dog Days of August

Summer Book List

I'm currently reading Proximity by Stephen Phillips - a novel of the Navy's Elite Bomb Squad. The families that are affected by long times at sea, the regrets, the Read More...

Dog Days of August

Woof? Howl?

I'm reading Anne Rice's THE WOLF GIFT. Perfect for the dog days Read More...

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'The Giver' Is a Pleasing Entry into a Swollen Dystopia Genre

A film adaptation of Lois Lowryís great aunt of dystopian teen fiction, Read More...

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Theatre Review: Enchanting Reboot of ĎThe Phantom of the Operaí Comes to Dallas

This weekend treat yourself to some culture. The Winspear Opera House launched its latest show from the Broadway series, and for once I can wholeheartedly say the musical is worth Read More...

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Ashley Hodges Bazer | The Story Behind POISON

Many years ago, I lived alone, a great distance from any family. I had a few friends, but no one I could really count on. Being lonely, I sought comfort Read More...

Cozy Corner

Catching up with Paige Shelton, Author of the Country Cooking Mystery Series

Melissa Bourbon, Fresh Fiction's cozy mystery expert, is back again to chat with another cozy favorite, Read More...

Author News

BEG ME TO SLAY by Lisa Kessler

Paranormal romance author Lisa Kessler has exciting news! For the first time ever, Read More...

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Sarah MacLean | We Are All Sugar Beth

It is our pleasure to welcome New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Sarah MacLeanRead More...

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Sarah MacLean | We Are All Sugar Beth

I am an unabashed Susan Elizabeth Phillips fan. I have been for most of my adult life, since I read NOBODY Read More...

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Mary Ellis | Real Civil War Spies

In my historical romance, THE LADY AND THE OFFICER, Madeline Howard had never intended to become a spy. But when Read More...

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Betsy St. Amant | Taking Risks

Writers love wordsóand some of my personal favorites are combined into the following quote by Jonathan Franzen. "Fiction that isn't an author's personal adventure into the Read More...

Writer Tips

What's the latest Stats on Social Media? 2014 Infogram

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Lynn Cahoon | Playing Tourist at Home

Last month, I braved the heat of Texas and spent a few days in San Antonio. I stayed in a historic hotel right next to the Alamo, strolled the Riverwalk Read More...

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Eileen Goudge | Donít Look Down: How I Survived the Leap from Traditional to Indie Publishing

Drama isnít just the stuff of my fiction, itís the story of my life. Case in point: two days ago, Iíd just posted on Instagram when I Read More...

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Love Shark Week? Take a Bite Out of SINFUL REWARDS by Cynthia Sax

Celebrate Discovery Channel's Shark Week with this perfect excerpt from Read More...

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Anna Schmidt | Sometimes History Is Stranger Than Fiction

Whenever I tackle a story set in another time or place I really like to see if I can find some actual event that happened there and weave it into Read More...

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Grace Burrowes | My Anti-Heroine

St. Clair was attempting a confession or a condemnation of himself; Milly wasnít sure which, but she did know she wanted to take him in her arms Read More...

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Kate Willoughby | The Silly Side of Hockey

When I began writing hockey romances, I discovered that NHL players love to play pranks on each other. For instance, hereís Read More...

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Stacy Reid | The Erotic Reading of a Victorian Lord

ďYou captivate me. I admire your thirst for adventureÖyour joy for freedom, your vivacity. I want you because you rouse me as no other woman has done in Read More...

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AIN'T SHE SWEET? Join Week 3 of the SEP Read-Along!

Readers everywhere fell under the spell of NATURAL BORN CHARMER last week, including our special author guest Read More...

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AIN'T SHE SWEET? Join Week 3 of the SEP Read-Along!

Readers everywhere fell under the spell of NATURAL BORN CHARMER last week, including our special author guest Read More...

Young Adult Musings

How to Survive High School

School. A word that conjures the smell of sweaty gyms, bad cafeteria food, and Expo markers. It also conjures the pain of unrequited love, the joy of first kisses, the Read More...

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Terry Spear | How A Highland Alpha Wolf Makes A First Impression

Everyone knows how important first impressions are, aye? Grant MacQuarrie, the hero of my recent release HERO OF A HIGHLAND WOLF Read More...

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Gina L. Maxwell | Inspiration and Serendipity

A question that writers get asked a lot is about where we get our inspiration. When making up dozens of in-depth stories doesnít come naturally to someone, it Read More...

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Ella Quinn | Intuition Versus Research

Itís wonderful to be back on Fresh Fiction!! Last time I visited, I talked about my muse. Well, she was out while I was writing Read More...

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Kylie Logan | Why Las Vegas?

Itís a question I get a lot when readers hear that DEATH BY DEVIL'S BREATH, book #2 of Read More...

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Rhys Bowen | Hollywood, Fantasies, and Scandals

One of the biggest disappointments of my life was the first time I saw Hollywood. I thought I knew what to expect, after all I had seen all those movies Read More...

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Erika Chase | Ghost Stories

I love writing the Ashton Corners Book Club Mysteries because theyíre about books! And I love books. If youíre reading this, then you know what I Read More...

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Ellery Adams | Searching for My Downton Abbey: How The Book Retreat Mystery Series Was Born

Iíve begun to think that inspiration is a bit like love: it appears unexpectedly and completely consumes oneís thoughts. I wasnít looking to write a new series Read More...

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Terrie Farley Moran | Setting: Why Must The Story Be in This Place?

Or for me more personally the question is: Why does the story line in WELL READ, THEN DEAD fit so Read More...

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Elle Kennedy | Top 5 Must-Haves in Romance

Confession: Iím a very picky reader. Once I find an author I like, I tend to stick with them until the end of time. But this isnít to Read More...

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Amber Lin | Five Reasons to Love the Hero from FALLING FOR THE PIRATE

I'm so excited to celebrate the release of my historical romance, FALLING FOR THE PIRATE, from Entangled Publishing. This Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Welcome Debut Author Carolyn Dingman | CANCEL THE WEDDING

Carolyn Dingman is here to discuss the forces at work in her debut novel Read More...

Author News

Drunk on Romance

Avery's new romance ENEMIES ON TAP (Sweet Salvation Brewery book 1) has her thinking of opening Read More...

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Take the SEP Quiz!

Which Susan Elizabeth Phillipsí hero would give you a lift if your car broke down at the side of the road?

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Take the SEP Quiz!

Which Susan Elizabeth Phillipsí hero would give you a lift if your car broke down at the side of the road?

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David Tennant to Narrate PBS Nature Series

The 10th Doctor is back this fall, but he's not zapping doors with his Sonic Screwdriver or Read More...

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Mary Wine | THE HIGHLANDER'S BRIDE TROUBLE

I have recently discovered this invention called a Fit-Bit. Now there is more than one type on the market but I was drawn in by the catchy theme song Read More...

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Robin Caroll | Story Ideas

Iím often asked how I get ideas for my books. I always want to answer, ďWhere donít I get ideas?Ē I get character ideas by people watching. I Read More...

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Angela Ruth Strong | Not Your Normal Childrenís Novel

In 2007, I sold my first novel for children. This month it got published. This is not normal. No, itís normal for a first book to take seven years Read More...

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Kate Maddison | A Trip to London

One of the most exciting things I did in research for my YA mystery romance novel, THE INCREDIBLE CHARLOTTE SYCAMORE Read More...

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Brooklyn Ann | 10 Quirky or Offbeat Vampire Movies

Most of us are familiar with classics like The Lost Boys, Salem's Lot, Fright Night, and my favorite, Interview With the Vampire Read More...

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Sara Luck | People Are Hungry for History

This past weekend, my husband and I, along with a few thousand other people, have enjoyed the reenactment of the Battle of Mobile Bay and the Siege of Fort Morgan Read More...

News and Announcements

What Circle of Seven High Priestess Are You? Take Coreene Callahan's Quiz to Find Out!

We at Fresh Fiction are so excited to help debut a new Buzzfeed-style quiz from Read More...

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Rachel Bailey | Australian Beaches

I grew up around Australian beaches. My family spent school holidays at caravan parks along the east coast of Australia, swimming in the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean, building Read More...

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Kathy Lyons | Marriage Quiz for Sheri and Alex

Since Iíve already shared my mother-of-the-bride gown. I thought Iíd show you my wedding speech. Yes, itís in my special format, but thatís Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Rock Stars and Romance

One Direction is in North America for the Where We Are Tour! I donít know how it is in your house, but in mine, 1D rules. From music to Read More...

News and Announcements

E-Book Sale! The Sutherlands series by Mary Wine

The fourth book in Mary Wine's The Sutherlands series, Read More...

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Laura Simcox | That Would Make a GREAT Romance Novel!

Real life is stranger than fiction. This statement is generally true, and Iím glad, because a lot of my story ideas are sparked by headlines/posts/comments I see Read More...

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Tessa Dare | SEP Pajama Party and NATURAL BORN CHARMER

The fabulous Tessa Dare is here to discuss our title for week two of the SEP Read-Along: Read More...

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Kate Parker | The Counterfeit Lady

For all of you who read THE VANISHING THIEF, you know Georgia Fenchurch is very protective of her bookshop. In Read More...

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Week Two of the SEP Read-Along Starts Now with NATURAL BORN CHARMER!

The SEP Read-Along continues this week with our second re-read title, Read More...

News and Announcements

Enjoy KNIGHT OF LOVE From Pocket Star-E Nights

Grab your e-reader and enjoy KNIGHT OF LOVE and many more e-books this summer. Wherever you go, Pocket Read More...

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Naima Simone | I Need a Cigarette!

On a regular basis I commit one of the worst sins that a reader can perpetrateÖ I skim through a book before buying it. And not just to discover how Read More...

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