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It wasn't safe before. Now, the coast is clear. And he’s returned to reclaim what’s his.


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He'll break her three-date rule or go down in flames trying.


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Chesapeake Valor


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Ardent Springs - a town made for second chances


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Love can find its way out of darkness…return to Jackson Hole, WY


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Adventure, romance, and danger collide when a young Alaskan fisherman nets the body of a Russian swimmer


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Domestic Equalizers returns



Let your reading blossom in May!


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Karen Halvorsen Schreck | The Forgotten Silences

As I drove my daughter to school yesterday, I was distracted (at a stoplight) by a sticker slapped on the bumper of the van waiting in front of us. Read More...

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Dr. Richard Mabry | Warning Labels On Books

Every writer expects criticism of his or her work. All of us are warned about this early in our careers. Something I heard years ago has stuck with me, and Read More...

Into the Night

Young Adult Novels to Watch for!

The month of May is rife with Young Adult releases but the ones I have chosen are a little bit more special because they have that have a paranormal twist Read More...

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L.E. Sterling | 5 Reasons Why You Need a #SupernaturalBoyfriend This Spring

Spring is finally here which, according to some love pundits, means that along with sweet-smelling flowers, fresh, dewy love is just around the corner. All that Read More...

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Terry Spear | Turning a Man or Woman into a Shifter

What kind of shifter would I write about if I no longer created stories about wolf or jaguar shapeshifters? That’s a hard one to answer because I Read More...

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Lynnette Austin | Why Do We Love Weddings?

Have you ever searched for books with the word wedding in the title? On Amazon alone, there are over 22,000. Add in bride, and you’ll have a mini Read More...

Fresh Chat

Jessica Clare | Loving Billionaires and Introducing Primordials

MIRANDA OWEN: Your latest release – HIS ROYAL PRINCESS – is so sensual and I love the characters. Since Luke and Read More...

Author News

MISHAPS by Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons

I’ve had a few mishaps lately. Nothing serious, but annoying. I hurt my wrist, requiring it to be in a sling.


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Victoria Thompson Musings

A Day in the Life of Sarah Brandt Malloy…

Malloy and I have been back from our honeymoon for several weeks now, and we Read More...

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Jodie Andrefski | The Bad Boy Allure

There's something 'bout the bad boys that makes the good girls fall in love. ~ Zara Larsson It isn’t just Zara who sings about good girls falling Read More...

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Kristina's Bacon Grilled Cheese Sandwiches

I love a good sandwich - some amazing French bread, ham, roast beef...a bit of provolone or cheddar...oh, it makes my tummy happy! But grilled cheese - in all its Read More...

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Julia Justiss | IN THE BEGINNING…

Where does an author come up with her stories? Sometimes from watching a movie or reading a book or news article that piques her interest and gets her thinking “What Read More...

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Elaine Viets | The Art of Living

I don't enjoying looking at rich people's art and old furniture, so I'm not a fan of most house museum tours. There's only one exception:

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Betty Hechtman | The Sherlock Holmes Game

Instead of writing a blog about my new book SEAMS LIKE MURDER, the 10th in the Read More...

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Introducing Darcie Wilde And The Rosalind Thorne Mysteries

Hello, my name is Darcie Wilde, and I write mysteries. Specifically, mysteries set during the English Regency. I got my introduction to the Regency the way most people do; via Read More...

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Claire Donally | Let The Name-Calling Begin!

No, this is not about the presidential primary campaigns. I just realized that, with Read More...

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Joe Cosentino | Meet Jana Lane, former child actress, amateur sleuth

Introducing the third book in the Jana Lane, former child actress mystery series...

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Author News

Gail Ingis | The Color, Tone And Value Saga

Last week Jack and Jill were in a muddle with their choice of a dark paint color. To get out of their jam, they called in a professional. They knew Read More...

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A.M. Arthur | The Thrill of the Hunt

For some of us, thrifting is a way of life. Walking into a thrift store is a new adventure each and every time, because inventory is always Read More...

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Lindsay McKenna | Deconstructing OUT RIDER

Here's a glimpse at the rationale that goes into a cover for a Lindsay McKenna book. What do you think?

Requirements:
  • Cowboy
  • Read More...

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Kara Isaac | How to Speak Like A "Kiwi"

The first time I ever traveled to America, I thought, “They speak English, I speak English, this will be easy, right?” Not so, as I discovered the first time I Read More...

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Lucy Farago | Excerpt from SIN ON THE RUN

Blake spotted her the moment she returned. Hell, every man in the room had either craned his neck or swiveled his head. As she walked up the aisle, she Read More...

Books Not To Miss

Amazing April Titles -- Musicians, Artists, Shifters, Lords and Royalty

As a confirmed book addict, who marks the calendar when my favorite authors come out with new books, I was taken aback by just how many long Read More...

Author News

Sharon Hamilton | Writing A Different Kind of Heroine

In the book I’m finishing now, BAND OF BACHELORS: ALEX, my heroine is a very different kind of lady. She’s a tall, strikingly beautiful and in Read More...

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Anya Summers | An Interview with Zoey Mills, heroine of HER HIGHLAND MASTER

Curious about the characters in HER HIGHLAND MASTER? Now's your chance to meet Zoey.

What is your name? Do you have a nickname?Read More...

Cozy Corner

Jane Austen Lives! Thanks to Darcie Wilde

A USEFUL WOMAN, A Rosalind Thorne Mystery by Read More...

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Jessica Lemmon | Five Reasons Women Love Bad Boys

Oh, the bad boy. Who doesn’t love a guy in black leather, with a wicked curve to his smile, and a gleam in his eye that Read More...

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Katee Robert | How A Cover Gets Made

Here’s a secret: That Read More...

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Jodi Thomas | Writing LONE HEART PASS

When I began the RANSOM CANYON series, I moved my computer to a little room out back of my house Read More...

Into the Night

Poll: Are Novellas Worth the Read?

Are you a fan of short stories or novellas? Frankly I have a love/hate relationship with them. I love them because they are a great way to discover new Read More...

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Ashlyn Chase | Entertainment

This winter has been unusually mild, but most years the power goes out here in snowy, rainy, windy New England. Hundreds of thousands of homes lose electricity, ours being one Read More...

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Paula Altenburg | Secret Babies

A trope is a recurring literary device that’s been proven to appeal to a broad audience. Consciously or not, writers use them all the time. I choose Read More...

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Katie Ruggle | 5 Ingenious Ways to Give An Editor Reasons to Drink

Top Five Ways I Drive My Editor to Drink

  1. Describe the crime-scene stuff in my books with waaay too much detail Read More...

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DiAnn Mills | Taking the P (plot) out of Suspense

Recently I read a suspense novel that left me wondering what the story was all about. I couldn’t follow the storyline or figure out character motivation. Although Read More...

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Cheryl Bolen | New Book in a 16-year-old Series

Though my April release, OH WHAT A (WEDDING) NIGHT, is a brand new book, it's germination occurred sixteen years Read More...

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Judi Lynn | Cook, Eat, Love

I love food. I love to eat food, cook food, and watch chefs make food on TV, so when I thought of Tessa Lawrence, the protagonist for Read More...

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Mackenzie Crowne | Origin Stories

If you visit Amazon these days, you’ll find millions of books. Millions in the romance category alone. So many stories. So many ideas birthed in the writers Read More...

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AJ Pine | Friends to Lovers

I have always loved the friends to lovers romance trope. The challenge to making a story like this work is to be able to first show how good Read More...

Author News

Gail Ingis | What is Green?

Green is the color between blue and yellow on the spectrum of visible light. It is evoked by light with a predominant wavelength of roughly 495–570 nm. In Read More...

Fresh Chat

Brooklyn Ann | The Vampire Interview: Historical and Contemporary

Love a good vampire historical? Or a great vampire contemporary? You're not alone and our reviewer Miranda Owen had Read More...

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Kelly Bennett Seiler | SHIFTING TIME and Revisiting the Past

Interview by Gwen Reyes, Editor

Kelly Bennett Seiler's' latest novel, SHIFTING TIME, tells the story of a young woman who wakes up one morning to Read More...

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Sara Wolf | 5 Tips To Survive High School (and win wars against the Pretty Boys!)

Isis Blake’s Five Rules For Winning Wars Against Pretty Boys And Other Vital Protips For Surviving High School

  1. Never trust them: When girls Read More...

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Shellee Roberts | Classic movies to watch on a rainy day

When I was in the 8th grade I had to do a project that covered the decade of The Great Depression which was, of course Read More...

Author News

Deb Marlowe | "Doing It Your Way" with Red Door Reads

Every year Red Door Reads tries to lessen the sting of Tax Day by giving our readers something special. In the past we’ve asked you Who’s Been Read More...

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Veronica Forand | Split Second Decision

People either rise to circumstances or fall apart in a crisis. A gunman walks into a school and out emerges a few heroes who save the day. What about the Read More...

Writing a Woman's Life

Meet Susan Shapiro - Passion Rekindled

Is it dangerous to search for an old flame you never got over? What if you find him—and he doesn't remember you? In her captivating new novel, Read More...

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Samantha Chase | Top Five Activities for Your Inner Daredevil

It’s all about baby steps! Aubrey led a very sheltered life and is just now starting to go out and experience all the things she was always too scared Read More...

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Sheila Roberts | The Matchmaker

In my new novel HOME ON APPLE BLOSSOM ROAD my character Justine Wright has decided to play matchmaker. This is Read More...

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Lisa Q. Mathews | Partners in Crime Solving

Ask any mystery author what books she read as a kid, and there’s a 99.79 percent chance she’ll answer, Nancy Drew. But after everyone else grew up Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Capturing the Southern Life

Having lived in the South all my life, I have an interesting relationship with books set in the South or featuring Southern characters. The stereotypes about Southern people/life, particularly Read More...

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Aleah Barley | Fierce Flavor: Non-Traditional Characters and Non-Traditional Settings

As an author and a reader I love the fierce flavor of non-traditional characters and non-traditional settings. What really makes my day is finding a book Read More...

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TR Ragan | Finding Time To Write

When I first started writing I had two big obstacles to overcome—finding the time to write and writing in the midst of chaos. It all began twenty-four years Read More...

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Brynn Chapman | History and Inspiration

I love history. Yes, that’s #nerdy.

This was not always the case. As a kid, my father, a then-history teacher, used to revel at dragging me Read More...

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Tina Ann Forkner | When to Don Your Cowgirl Boots

When I was in high school I wanted a pair of Justin Ropers, a type of boots that were very popular in a town where many of the teenagers knew Read More...

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Cecily White | Love and Other Stories We Tell Ourselves

“Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us.”
-Marcel Proust

As an Read More...

Into the Night

On the TBR list - What's on Your To Be Read List?

Finally we are headed into spring with the month of April but other than looking forward to the warmer weather, there's also plenty more in the book world to Read More...

Breaking News

Did You See the April Fresh Fiction Box Not To Miss?

Can you believe it's already spring?

Our Fresh Fiction Box subscribers are enjoying the great weather with these latest releases.

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Cheryl Brooks | Delectable Literature

You might not be able to relate to someone who only wears Prada and drives a Maserati, but let’s face it, as human beings, we all have at Read More...

Author News

Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons | Guess What I’ve Changed!

I’ve had the same style hair for a decade—short bob that the kids didn’t grab or bury in peanut butter. My clothing style was comfortable and hardy Read More...

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Flora Dain | ROMP AND RISK - the pleasures and pitfalls of the London Season in Regency times

The London Season – famous in fiction (and still happens today, amazingly!) – was the ideal marriage market for the Regency Miss. With Parliament in session from mid-fall to Read More...

Cozy Corner

Bite into a Cozy

What’s in a name? Everything when it comes to a cozy mystery. It must be witty, eye-catching, combine a hint about the series and the Read More...

 

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