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Can a convicted criminal be trusted to help solve their case, or will he lead them straight into a double cross?


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April Best Reads


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Mary Ellis | The Best Part of Being an Author

Today I’m sharing photos of the best part of being an author….research. Visiting the location where a story takes place not only provides firsthand information, but offers a Read More...

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Katie Ganshert | The Art of Losing Yourself

It’s funny how stories come into existence. Sometimes, it’s a character who won’t leave me alone. They take up residence in my brain and refuse to go Read More...

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Lori Benton | How I Found My Writing Passion, or Be Careful Little Eyes What You See

I blame it on the late actor, Heath Ledger, and his knee breeches—you know, those ones he wore in The Patriot (with Mel Gibson, 2000), that movie Read More...

History ReFreshed

History ReFreshed | The Greatest Generation: Life in the Time of War

Author Julia Justiss joins Fresh Fiction for another installment of the History ReFreshed column. Welcome, Julia! In a nod Read More...

Into the Night

Meet your new favourite heroine!

There’s no question that every good book needs is attention-grabbing dialogue, a sneaky plot twist and some good writing but if you can’t get along with the Read More...

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Amy McNulty | Love and Freedom: 5 Reasons Why My Village’s Women Have It Worse

My name is Noll (heroine of NOBODY'S GODDESS). It’s actually Olivière, but no Read More...

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Brooklyn Ann | Bite at First Sight

I am so excited to be here to celebrate the release of BITE AT FIRST SIGHT! I am Read More...

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Bronwen Evans | A Touch of Passion

Dear Readers, Waving hello from New Zealand, where I write Regency historical romances. In my current Regency series, The Disgraced Lords, several of the characters, their Read More...

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Cheryl Bolen | Chance, Mistake, and Coincidence

What do chance, mistake, and coincidence have to do with romance? They're all titles of my House of Haverstock series of Regency-set historical romances. Book 1 Read More...

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Keri Ford | Home Sweet Hallmark

Thanks for having me today! I’m excited to be here and happy to give away a couple of books too! But before that part, let me tell you about Read More...

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Ruth Cardello | A Country Girl Goes To The City

In my newest release, TYCOON TAKEDOWN, Melanie Hanna is a single mother who heads to New York to Read More...

Young Adult Musings

YA Musings | Disney's Create Tomorrowland XPRIZE Challenge

Disney's Tomorrowland continues to build the buzz for the upcoming release, and starting tomorrow, they're giving teens a chance to "imagine a place where nothing is Read More...

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Eric Jerome Dickey | A Taste of ONE NIGHT

New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey checks in to the hotel of readers’ dreams for Read More...

Fresh Chat

Fresh Chat | Hillary Manton Lodge on Finding Love and Fine Food

In today's Fresh Chat, Hillary Manton Lodge is here to discuss Read More...

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Holly Robinson | The Risky Business of Writing Fiction

There was a huge stir recently when novelist Kazuo Ishiguro published his new fantasy novel, THE BURIED GIANTRead More...

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Laura DiSilverio | Creating Heaven

No, this isn't a religious essay! It's about how I invented the fictional town of Heaven, Colorado, the setting for my new book club mystery series featuring the Read More...

Cozy Corner

Murders in Bloom at the Cozy Corner

It’s time to put the top down on that old convertible, turn up the radio and cruise down Main Street, U.S.A. Spring is here and murder is Read More...

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Claire Kells | Diagnosing GIRL UNDERWATER

In medicine, every patient encounter starts with a story: What brings you into clinic today? How did you fall? What were you doing when the pain started? Does sunlight make Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Black Holes, God Particles, and Contact with a Parallel Universe

After a two year break and extensive upgrades, the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) is restarting this week. The LHC was completed by CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research, in Read More...

New and Now

Love for a Career

What is more inspiring than hearing or reading about someone who finds a way to do what they love and make a career out of it, whether it is through Read More...

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DiAnn Mills | Double Cross: Romantic Suspense Musical?

I write FBI romantic suspense set in Houston, Texas, but when I sat at my computer to write this blog, a bit of fun crept into my mind. What if Read More...

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Stacy Stokes | Judging A Character by Their Favorite Movie

Remember when you were a kid and you could quickly assess anyone by using a series of standard get-to-know-you questions? For me, it usually consisted of favorite Read More...

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Melia Alexander | Dude-Speak

Aaah, The Male Observation Lab (aka my construction company day job). So full of opportunities to observe dudes in their natural habitat: playing with dirt…operating heavy equipment… building stuff Read More...

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Sage Ardman | Confessions of a Male Romance Novelist

Let's start with a basic but rarely heard statement: I am a man and I am a romance novelist. I have kept my identity out of public view for Read More...

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Kelly Jamieson | Happily Ever After for All

The back story for LOVING MADDIE FROM A TO Z had been in my head for a long Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Napoleon, Woodstock, and Cuckoos: Historical Young Adult Fiction

Picking a favorite genre is nearly impossible for most of us. So many great stories. So many great genres. If you're like me, then your favorite genre changes and Read More...

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A Page-turner, can't turn off my Kindle release: THE LIAR by Nora Roberts

THE LIAR is the book to read according to our reviewer Sandra Wurman:

This Read More...

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Carly Phillips | Hottest Cops

In DARE TO HOLD, Scott Dare is a cop who chafes under the rules that come with the Read More...

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Amanda Lee | A Step Back in Time

Have you ever been to a Renaissance Faire or a living history museum? I’ve been to both, and I find them fascinating. At the Renaissance Faire I attended with Read More...

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Elizabeth Lynn Casey | Five Things I Never Expected About Being An Author

Back when I was ten and dreaming about being an author, I thought the job was pretty simple… *Write a book. *See it on a library shelf. And, truth be Read More...

Cozy Corner

Book 'em & Cook-Mmmm at the Cozy Corner

This week we’re not just talking books and mysteries, we’re talking about more than one hundred recipes from today’s bestselling mystery authors. I had the absolute pleasure Read More...

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Duffy Brown | Springtime in Savannah

DEMISE IN DENIM is set in Savannah. It’s springtime, Walker Boone is wanted for murder, and no Read More...

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Christine DeSmet | A Fiery, Fun Fudge Felony...And Tasty, Too

When a visiting European prince asks Ava Oosterling to unearth a priceless, 1800s divinity fudge recipe, the request fans the flames of foul play, with murder marring Ava’s Cinderella Read More...

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Dawn Eastman | Indulging the Muse

Writers like to amuse themselves. Particularly mystery writers. That mean grocery clerk? Victim number two in the next novel. Enjoy zip-lining? Write a murder disguised as a zip-lining Read More...

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Stephanie Evanovich | THE SWEET SPOT: Now Available in Paperback

Hi! My name is Stephanie Evanovich and I have a confession to make. Ever since I was five years old, I Read More...

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Erika Wilde | The End

In a writer’s world, no two sweeter words are ever written. I wrote those two words just a few weeks ago when I finished my latest story (Read More...

Author News

Caridad Pineiro | It's Raining Men

It’s raining men in April for Caridad Pineiro with three sexy new releases! Look for the contemporary romance Read More...

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Amy K. Sorrells | Looking Up

Have you ever cracked open a geode? Brown, round stones, most people would walk right by them along a path, creek bed, or roadside. Folks who know what they’re Read More...

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Miralee Ferrell | Do Kids Read Anymore?

If you hand a middle-grade child a book, a video game, a tablet, smart phone, or the remote to the TV, which do you think they’ll pick? Of Read More...

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Maggie Mae Gallagher | Remember Me Playlist

Music. It transcends time, harkens us back to moments in our lives, both the good and bad, just by a few beats or stanzas from our favorite song. Music has Read More...

Into the Night

Urban Fantasy in New Orleans

I don’t know how the weather is in your part of the world, but here in Toronto it’s just warming up. Although the sun is finally making an Read More...

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Lia Davis | Writing in a Shared World

One of the things I love about being a writer is meeting and talking with other authors. The energy and support we get from one another is amazing. Roll that Read More...

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Samantha Chase | Heroine Summer Montgomery from MEANT FOR YOU On Unrequited Love

A letter from Summer Montgomery of MEANT FOR YOU to Fresh Fiction readers: Some people think Read More...

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Sarah Castille | Oh, the Pain! Five Fun Facts About Researching MMA for the Redemption Series

1. Stumbling Upon a Story

I got my inspiration for the Redemption series when I got lost driving one Read More...

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Sally Orr | When a Rake Falls

Hi Fresh Fiction followers! The second book in my Rake’s Handbook series, WHEN A RAKE FALLS, is Read More...

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Jessica Scott | Identity

A few weeks ago, I gave a talk at Unsuitable Duke on Alpha Masculinities in romance and one of the things I talked about was identity – how my romance heroes Read More...

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Cover Reveal | Sophia Henry's DELAYED PENALTY: NA Pilots Hockey Book One

Fresh Fiction is thrilled to present the stunning cover for Sophia Henry's debut novel, Read More...

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Gina Lamm | A Letter to Readers

Dear Readers, It was very kind of Fresh Fiction to give me a place to post a letter to you! Read More...

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Jennifer Bonds | For Love Or...

Life is full of choices. Some of them are ridiculously easy. Coffee or tea? Cats or dogs? Sam or Dean? Okay, maybe that last one isn’t so easy, but Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Young Adult Musings | Drama and Bullying

Bullying...it's a word that gets tossed out and mauled over by adults who are trying to make sense of a teen culture in which suicide is Read More...

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Amanda Cooper (aka Victoria Hamilton) | Writing the Teapot Collector Mysteries

As Victoria Hamilton I write the Vintage Kitchen Mysteries (Starring Jaymie Leighton and set in Michigan, along the St Read More...

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Jenn McKinley | Dark Chocolate Demise

One of the many things I love about writing the cupcake bakery mysteries is the amount of cupcakes I am required to eat, for research purposes of course. It is Read More...

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Grace Burrowes | The Duke's Disaster

In the first line of THE DUKE'S DISASTER, Noah Winters, Duke of Anselm, announces to his prospective Read More...

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Gina Conkle | Ten Rules for Falling in Love

Dear Reader, Have you ever met a man in need of a woman? You know the kind of man who thinks he’s got his ducks in a row, a Read More...

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Naomi Hirahara | Never Making First Chair

I’ve a big believer of doing things that you’re not good at. I’ve completed a few half-marathons (I’ve since retired), left in the dust by Read More...

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Susan Wittig Albert | Bittersweet

Writing a long-running series is a long-running challenge—an interesting challenge. I’m sure that there are those of you who already know this and won Read More...

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Jade Lee | FRESH FICTION PUBLISHING!!!! Or maybe not...

Has Sara Reyes started a book publishing wing of Fresh Fiction? A. Absolutely. It’s been going on behind the scenes for years. B. Who told you that Read More...

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Ophelia London | CROSSING ABBY ROAD

Hi there! Thanks for having me on your fabulous blog again, this time to talk about my new novel, Read More...

New and Inspired

Journey West: Winnie Griggs Interviews the Authors Behind Love Inspired's Spring Series

Hi, Winnie Griggs here, back with more on what’s new and intriguing on the Inspirational Romance front. Harlequin’s Love Read More...

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Allison Pittman | Food for Thought

Here’s a bit of an insight to my writing: just about any time a character is eating, it’s because I was experiencing a bit of writer’s block Read More...

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Jen McConnel | Love and Chaos

Love isn’t just about red hearts and chocolates once a year. As anyone who’s ever fallen can tell you: love can be a roller coaster of emotions, and Read More...

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Cara Elliott | Olivia Sloane’s Top Five Favorite Scandalous Regency Women

1. Mary Wollstonecraft, who had the courage to write the first fiery essays calling for women’s rights. 2. Lady Hester Stanhope, an intrepid traveler who dared to leave her Read More...

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Jane Peden | Snap Judgments and Heartaches

Have you ever made a snap judgment that seemed obvious at the time, but later turned out to be completely wrong? Maybe the child standing in the kitchen with a Read More...

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Karen Mann | Using a Spreadsheet to Keep Track of Your Characters

When I was writing the first book in my paranormal romance series, THE SAVED Read More...

Free eBooks

Only 99¢ - KILLER KUNG PAO by Patrice Lyle

Start of new mystery series featuring Dr. Piper Meadows

KILLER KUNG PAO by Patrice Lyle

Health Nut Mysteries book #1 Dr. Piper Meadows heads to Read More...

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Michele Hauf | All for One, And...

You know the rest of that line, yes? It’s one of the most famous quotes from a classic novel. Even if you haven’t read The Three Musketeers Read More...

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Jodi Thomas | New Characters Find Home in Harmony, Texas

ONE TRUE HEART is a book I’ve been waiting to write for several years. Sometimes characters sat Read More...

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Lily Baxter | Excerpt from THE SHOPKEEPER'S DAUGHTER

Lovers of history and romance, sample Lily Baxter's war-time love story in this excerpt from THE Read More...

Fresh Chat

Fresh Chat | Samantha Norman and the Legacy of THE SIEGE WINTER

THE SIEGE WINTER, by New York Times bestselling author Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Young Adult Musings | Mr. Darcy and Other Weird Teenage Crushes

Last week was full of drama and heartbreak because Zayn Malik quit One Direction to lead a normal life. The all caps texting started early, the denial, the tears, the Read More...

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Suzanne Van Rooyen | Character Facebook Profile: Q-I-99 'Quinn' Soarsen of I HEART ROBOT

Author Suzanne Van Rooyen is here to introduce one of the characters from Read More...

Cozy Corner

A Wee Murder in My Shop at the Cozy Corner With Author Fran Stewart

March Madness has brought a ton of new cozies to my bookshelf, but this one really caught my eye. A great new cozy series, the Scotshop Mysteries, by author Fran Read More...

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The Mystery Writers of America Cookbook Excerpt: James Patterson's Grandma’s Killer Chocolate Cake

Mystery lovers can now cook up trouble with the dangerously delicious recipes in THE MYSTERY WRITERS OF AMERICA COOKBOOK Read More...

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Chris Rogers | HERE LIES A WICKED MAN

Why is murder so intriguing? Mystery fans are rarely murderers, and mystery writers are some of the gentlest people I know. Unlike cooks who collect cookbooks and readers of romance Read More...

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Elizabeth Heiter | Taking Down a Predator

The heroine of my latest romantic suspense, SWAT SECRET ADMIRER (Book 3 in The Lawmen series), is a Read More...

News and Announcements

Another Series from Collette Cameron
Conundrums of the Misses Culpepper

Bestselling author Collette Cameron launches another historical romance series. Wagers Gone Awry, book 1 in the Read More...

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New for Suspense Lovers: Excerpt from Sandra Brown's BREATH OF SCANDAL

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown delivers a smoldering tale of love, betrayal, and one woman's quest Read More...

Into the Night

Under Appreciated Heroes - When Heroes Deserve More Love

Each time you open up a romance novel, you know that there’s a good chance you’ll be falling in love with the hero. That’s the beauty with Read More...

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Aubrie Dionne | Why Ares?

Out of all the Greek Gods, why did I pick Ares as the center of my paranormal romance? He’s a God of War for one thing, and that sounds Read More...

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Artemus Withers | What’s In A Name

I had a friend ask me the other day if I thought my main character in THE ADVENTURES OF Read More...

 

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