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What happens when danger lurks in unexpected places, faith is broken, and Madalene must rely on Jean Marc to stay alive?

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Will the music—and the pull of true love and family—put their hearts back in harmony?

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She's a gorgeous distraction he can't afford... or ignore.

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She's his everything....

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Love is an act of bravery

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Marrying the shy princess…

Romance and Suspense for your July reads!

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Regina Kyle | Aaron Sorkin's 5 Tips to Writing Dialogue

Hello, Fresh Fiction readers! This is my first time on the Fresh Fiction blog, and I’m super excited to be here. I’m celebrating the release of Read More...

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Jaime Jo Wright | When An Animal Becomes a Critical Character

I’ve always loved animals, but never to the degree of extreme devotion and dedication as say . . . my administrative assistant. Her beloved dogs have their own television, and she cooks Read More...

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We Dove in DEEP with Julie Ann Walker

Gwen Reyes // Book Club Coordinator The summer sun continues to blaze away, so I took the opportunity to stay inside with some friends and warm conversation at our Read More...

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Jennifer L. Armentrout | 5 Paranormal/Fantasy Reads for Summer

  1. A Court of Mist and Fury by Sarah J. Maas
    This is the highly anticipated sequel to A Court of Thorns and Roses Read More...

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Richard Laymon | ALLHALLOW'S EVE

The ten o’clock news came on, so Clara knew it was time for Alfred to come in. She used her remote to turn off the television, then picked Read More...

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Claire’s Top Five

Hello to all Fresh Fiction readers out there! This is Claire Davon, writer of Fire Danger, Elementals’ Challenge #1. In researching the Elementals series I found many mythical Read More...

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DEMON OF VENGEANCE Exclusive Excerpt

Exclusive Excerpt for Fresh Fiction:

“Please, please, do not tell me I just missed her!”

The balding little man behind the counter jumped

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N.J. Walters | Farmers are Heroes Too

When we think of a romance hero we usually think of a military or ex-military man, firefighter, policeman, spy, cowboy, rancher, or billionaire businessman. How often do we think Read More...

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Miranda Liasson | When the Bad Boy’s the Right Boy

Have you ever dated the wrong guy for the right reasons? That’s my heroine Samantha Rushford’s problem in my newest lighthearted, sexy small town romance Read More...

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Robin Lovett | Top Five Guilty Pleasure Foods

  1. Chocolate
    This one’s a “duh”, right? A lot of people love chocolate, the rich melt in your mouth, ooey goodness. My best Read More...

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Eve Devon | Top TV Duos and #Giveaway

Hi Everyone! I’m Eve Devon and I’m here to celebrate the release of my romantic suspense: HEART OF STEEL Read More...

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Melissa West | The shift in New Adult

The New Adult category began with pretty simple specs: 18-25, college, exploring the theme of girls and boys becoming men and women and the trials that can pop up Read More...

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DiAnn Mills | Viewing Movies to Plot Your Novel

Well-written movies stir my creative juices. I envision sitting around a table with a team of creative writers to pen the best characters (and who’d play the roles Read More...

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Hayson Manning | Dreamy and Not So Dreamy Jobs

I loved writing Sophie in BOUND TO THE BOUNTY HUNTER. How cool to be a female private investigator. It also Read More...

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Sarah Ballance | 4 Unconventional Erogenous Zones

We’ve all heard of these. Magic buttons, or at least spots that can lead to magic. And while they’re a bit of a cliché, there’s also some Read More...

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Escape the heat with the reads in July's Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss!

There are so many fun summer reads in the July Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss, check them out!


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Congratulations to the RITA (tm) Winners

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Where’s the Beef? Meet My Cowboy Hero Clark MacKinnon

Howdy, Fresh Fiction fans! In my latest release, the friends-to-lovers erotic romance COWBOY PLAYER, Clark MacKinnon is a cattleman who’s working hard to make his family’s Read More...

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Jett Munroe | The “real” story behind IN THE LINE OF FIRE

Beck Townsend, retired Marine Corps special operative, is co-owner of a historic building in downtown Tucson, Arizona. The building is two-story, with retail stores in the front of Read More...

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Richard Laymon | Excerpt from ALARUMS

Professor Trueblood watched from the door of Wesley Hall as they hurried down the concrete stairs. Once away from him, they walked slowly side by side.

They

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D.R.Rosensteel | My Favorite Female Superheroes of Pop Culture

Can Supergirl kick Superman’s butt? I say yes, and here’s why: I live in a household of females. I believe God has done this to build my character Read More...

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Linda Bradley | Meet the Author

Writes: The Montana Bound Series, with my second book in the series, MAGGIE’S FORK IN THE ROAD being released July 6, 2016. Read More...

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Could You Give This To A Homeless Person?

For some unfortunate reason, many libraries are becoming increasingly noisier places, not at all the old “shhh” environments that existed years ago where wrinkled librarians waggled their fingers back and Read More...

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Amy Andrews | Hot Rugby Dudes Dancing.

So, I’m writing a series centred on an Australian rugby team – the Sydney Smoke. Not being the most sport-obsessed person in the world, this is a challenge for Read More...

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Portrait Of A Conspiracy Is An Historical Mystery, But It’s Also A Tour Of Florence

Thank you so very much for hosting me today. It’s always a pleasure to have a chance to chat with bloggers and their readers. Read More...

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Elizabeth Moss | Character Most Wanted

The Lust in the Tudor Court series is described as "Hilary Mantel meets Sylvia Day: a deliciously erotic trilogy Read More...

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Ralph Josiah Bardsley | Five Surprisingly Romantic Things to Do in Paris

My latest novel, THE PHOTOGRAPHER’S TRUTH, takes place in Paris. The book traces the lives of Ian Baines, a Read More...

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Exclusive Excerpt from DAUGHTERS OF THE BRIDE by Susan Mallery

“A glove’s important, Mom.”

“I know it is.”

“I really need a new one.”

Rachel didn’t doubt that. Josh was basically

Writing a Woman's Life

An Interview with Caroline Angell

Charlotte is a gifted and superbly trained young musician who has been blindsided by a shocking betrayal in her promising career when she takes a babysitting job with the McLeans Read More...

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Beth D. Carter | The Truth about Hammocks

We had a plan. A really great plan. But, you know what they say: humans plan, God laughs... So, hiking is our thing, Mike and I. He Read More...

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A Study in Murder -- Anna Lee Huber's Lady Darby Mysteries

If you love your mystery on the historical side, have you discovered the adventures of Lady Kiera Darby? No? Then what are you waiting for? Here's a glimpse at Read More...

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Sharon Hamilton | A Nashville Adventure

One of the best days of my life was when I got to visit Nashville, and for the first time to meet my narrator, Mr. J.D. Hart. He showed Read More...

Book Review


A hot trend is billionaire romances but who actually does all the work for a high profile wedding? An elite business of course. And author Read More...

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Megan Hart | BEG FOR IT

“Hello, Corinne,” he said. “It’s been a long time.”

For a moment he was sure she was going to tell him to get bent, then stalk Read More...

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Julane Hiebert | Redeem the Time

High in one of the willow trees that line the bank of our lake, the setting sun highlights the red head of a red-bellied woodpecker. I watch as he Read More...

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Carre Armstrong Gardner | Novocain Brain

Last month, I had some dental work done in the left half of my mouth. Going to the dentist is never a picnic in the park, in fact, it usually Read More...

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Marie Sexton | Be Tempted

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Faye Avalon | A Glimpse of BEAST UNTAMED

Naomi came into the hall, flushed and pleased with herself. “Ready?”

Moments later, after brief introductions to the two women who had arrived, they were piling into Read More...

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Terry Spear | Tips for Holding a Billionaire Wolf

How to Catch a Billionaire Wolf’s Attention and Hold on Tight in 17 Ways

  1. Get caught in a rip current, but only when Read More...

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J. Kenner Shined at Boas & Tiaras 2016

One of my favorite annual Fresh Fiction reader events is Boas & Tiaras Afternoon Tea. When we started it nearly two decades ago our small group of fifteen met at a Read More...

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Gail Ingis | what's OLD is NEW again

I'm thinking about the future of Indigo Sky.

In a whirlwind romance, a lovely New York socialite marries a fêted, debonair author. But Read More...

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The world has lots of exciting and scary things going on right now. I’ve been watching the news and trying to balance normal life sanity with keeping up with Read More...

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Charis Michaels | What Is It About a Virgin?

When I revealed the title of my second book to one of my writing buddies, she wrote back: “Nice. Are virgins like the new dukes?” Apparently I’m not the Read More...

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Alissa Johnson | Ten Top Book Boyfriends

Often when reading a romance, I’ll fall in love with a hero knowing full well that the very qualities I find attractive on the page would probably annoy me Read More...

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Amanda Forester | A Proper Kiss

Thank you for inviting me to Fresh Fiction today. I am excited to announce the release of IF THE EARL ONLY Read More...

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Samantha Chase | Top Five Family Series

Hey, Everyone! I’m Samantha Chase and we are celebrating the release of ALWAYS MY GIRL – which is book three Read More...

Cozy Corner

Cozy-up at the Beach

Summer vacation doesn’t get any better than a little time off at the beach. But I must have a couple cozy mysteries with me or I’ll get a Read More...

Book Review

A CURIOUS BEGINNING by Deanna Raybourn

Now in paperback, the first in a new series from Deanna Raybourn Read More...

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Top 10 Patriotic Reads for this Fourth of July

The American revolution is having a bit of a moment in the collective conscience and just in time for July 4th! Here’s a recommended reading list so that you Read More...

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Shannon Lee Alexander | Defy the Stars

“Then I defy you, stars!” – Romeo Romeo and Juliet is not my favorite of Shakespeare’s plays, and yet it found its way into both Read More...

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Pamela Mingle | Regency Heroines Who Matter

Can heroines from the past be relevant in today’s world? A twenty-first century career woman coming home to a partner, children, dishes in the sink, and a hamper Read More...

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Terri Reed | Sweet Summer Treats

Hello and thank you for hosting me today. With Fourth of July fast approaching many people will be hosting family and friends as we celebrate the birth of the United Read More...

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Christy Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2016 Christy Award Winners!

The Five Times
I Met Myself

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Lisa Wingate | Finding Roosevelt’s Federal Writers

I never know where my stories will come from. While working on my first Carolina book, set on the Outer Read More...

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It Wasn’t Me That Won. Not Really.

Monday afternoon I won a Christy Award for my novel, THE FIVE TIMES I MET MYSELF. (If you’re not Read More...

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Meet Author: Amy Clipston

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the "Reader Match" where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall Read More...

New and Inspired

Review: Will alcoholism and hidden secrets in their past define their future?

Gwen Anderson is in the Smoky Mountains doing some research and getting some preliminary photos for a documentary she will be doing for her television station in New York Read More...

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Final Clue with Nancy Bush! Game Well Played!

This is the final clue in Nancy Bush’s own version of the Clue game. Post your best guess on her Facebook page, Read More...

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Allison Winn Scotch | I Love You, I Hate You ...

I have a love/hate relationship with social media, which I think is pretty aptly reflected in IN TWENTY YEARSRead More...

Book Review

Review: TO LOVE A WOLF by Paige Tyler

TO LOVE A WOLF by

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Abigail Baker | Tattoos

Something about me, the author—I love tattoos because they tell a person’s story. History and Read More...

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Interview with Tristan Gallagher, hero from VERNAL

Tristan Gallagher walks into the room and stops when he notices me. I turn to face him and he raises an eyebrow, before his gaze slides to the photo I Read More...

Author News

A Unique Connection Between Two Series

I’m pleased to be able to talk about the unique connection between my double release books today. TO CATCH A Read More...

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Play Clue with Nancy Bush: Beware the Cliff!

Here’s Clue #9 in Nancy Bush’s version of the Clue game she’s playing on her Facebook page. What could possibly make this car soar off the cliff Read More...

Fresh Chat

Jessica Lemmon | Introduces The Billionaire Bad Boys

Today Jessica Lemmon’s newest series, Billionaire Bad Boys debuts with THE BILLIONAIRE BACHELOR. Reviewer Miranda Owen chatted Read More...

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Play Clue with Nancy Bush: Release Day Special!

Today Nancy Bush’s THE KILLING GAME is available online and in stores across the country. To celebrate, Nancy’s Read More...

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Cheryl Bolen | Pride and Prejudice Inspires New Novellas

Two years ago a giant publisher came to me and asked me to write novellas set in the world of Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. I was Read More...

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An Exclusive Excerpt from TOUGH LUCK HERO by Maisey Yates

Colton West couldn’t remember the last time he had gotten blackout drunk. Maybe college? Maybe. It was hard to say if in those scenarios he Read More...

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Play Clue with Nancy: It happened at the Court House!

A key scene in Nancy Book’s July romantic thriller, THE KILLING GAME, happens in this scene. Nancy says, use Read More...

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Sometimes It’s Not How Fools Fall in Love – It’s Where!

Does anyone else remember this childhood rhyme: “Beth and Rob sitting in a tree, k-i-s-s-i-n-g . . .” Those aren’t exactly Read More...

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Nancy G. West | Training Bras: Myths And Realities Of Writing

I’m a writer. I know a lot of writers. I confess to you now that we all started in training bras, believed in myths and shunned reality. MYTH Read More...

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Play CLUE with Nancy Bush

Author Nancy Bush says her husband would live on the water, if he could. But Nancy? She’s the terra firma type. What could possibly go wrong in the water Read More...

Best in romance: sweet, hot and in between

Fall in love with Sunshine, ID all over again!

Once again Jill Shalvis has caused me absolutely no sleep! This is actually fine by me as long as she keeps writing stories with loving characters and of course Read More...


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