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Murder, mayhem and makeup!


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Love in the moment


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She has it all, doesn't she?


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Breaking All The Rules


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.....From the Scandalous Seasons Series!


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Bad Boys Undercover


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Now in paperback



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Tamara Gill | Honeymoon on High Street

As a lover of time travel romance, it’s only natural I think for an author to be interested in history. If I had my time again with my schooling Read More...

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Review Spotlight | The Final Book in Julia Quinn's Smythe-Smith Quartet

The season of Julia Quinn's Smythe Read More...

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Jane Goodger | Excerpt from THE SPINSTER BRIDE

Historical romance lovers, sample the story of THE SPINSTER BRIDE with this excerpt from Read More...

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Julie Johnstone | Can You Handle My Regency Historical Romance Novels?

Author: Julie Johnstone Writes: Regency Romance Read More...

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Sarah Title | Blizzard Blues

Full disclosure: I actually like winter. But I live in West Virginia, so my definition of “winter” may be slightly skewed. I haven’t had the chance to burn any Read More...

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Guided by Gaslamp

When I dive into worlds of fantasy, I like to be guided from the very first glance into a particular aesthetic. That could be the sunlit, pastoral and wooded 'scapes Read More...

Breaking News

S.C. Stephens' UNTAMED Cover Reveal

Check out the hot, newly released cover for UNTAMED, part of #1 New York Times bestselling Read More...

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Lynsay Sands | Favorite Recipes to Tame the Hunger

THE IMMORTAL WHO LOVED ME (Argeneau Vampire book #21) brings new life to the series with Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Fresh Chat | Ellen A. Roth Answers TEN FINGERS TOUCHING Questions

1. What inspired you to write TEN FINGERS TOUCHING? I wanted to write a Read More...

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Coreene Callahan | Soundtrack for FURY OF OBSESSION

I never used to listen to music while I wrote. I’ve always liked silence, the quiet space between the pauses that helps me find the words. For some reason Read More...

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Tory Michaels | Reading Habits

Hi – I’m Tory and I’m celebrating the release of my new book, LOCKED IN STONE, the Read More...

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Katalina Leon | Introducing PORTRAIT OF A LONE WOLF

In PORTRAIT OF A LONE WOLF: A mixed-blood Native American wolf-shifter, abandoned by a teenage mother Read More...

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Dani Collins | THE BACHELOR'S BABY

In THE BACHELOR'S BABY, my heroine, Meg Canon, is a news anchor in Chicago who moves back Read More...

Young Adult Musings

The Unknown and Imaginative World of Science Fiction

Last week most of the United States felt the ridiculously cold temperatures as they tried to dig themselves out from under even more snow. I, for one, was tired of Read More...

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D.R. Graham | From Scene to Story

My name is Danielle. I write both Young Adult and New Adult fiction for Entangled Publishing and HarperCollins as D.R. Graham. People ask me all the time where I Read More...

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Jennifer Ryan | Meet The Montana Men

I am so excited to introduce readers to my new series – The Montana Men. When I think of the rough, rugged land in Montana, I think of the Read More...

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Roe Valentine | The Little Things and Grand Gestures

They say it’s the small things, and I totally agree. Little gestures to profess something larger is enough to bring tears to my eyes. My favorite gesture was when Read More...

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Lindsay McKenna | The Shadow Warriors Saga Continues in TAKING FIRE

I am working with Harlequin to do something rather innovative for my many loyal readers. I got a lot of emails begging me to right a novella epilogue for Read More...

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Jenny Holiday | The romance BFF

Lots of people (and by people I mean “ill-informed snobs”) say romance novels are unrealistic, that they idealize relationships in a way that’s somehow irresponsible and lets women Read More...

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Maria K. Alexander | Five Steps to Redeem the Family Name

What’s a recently retired army sergeant to do when he returns home to find himself shunned by the town? In my new Contemporary Romance, FOREVER IN MY Read More...

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Melissa Foster | Making Your Dream A Reality

Snow was falling outside the window, my two young boys were sleeping upstairs, and these images came to me like a recurring dream; a mother sitting poolside, her daughter playing Read More...

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S.C. Stephens | The other side of the story

About THOUGHTFUL

In THOUGHTLESS, Kiera told Read More...

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V.K. Sykes| Surprise!

There’s one thing about VK Sykes that consistently surprises people: we’re a husband and wife writing team. While Vanessa writes bestselling historical romance as Vanessa Kelly Read More...

Cozy Corner

Melissa Bourbon, a Magical Mystery

I met Melissa Bourbon (Misa Ramirez) for the first time in 2009 at Barnes & Noble on the Texas Christian Read More...

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Joel N. Clark | An Adventure Awaits in the Jack Staples trilogy

What if everyone in the world is born with invisible scales over their eyes? What if these scales cause us to live in a shadow of the real world without Read More...

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Glen Erik Hamilton | Just Look What You Did

Babies don’t have rules, of course. That’s why they make such great subjects for online videos. As long as you keep the hand tools and the vodka out Read More...

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Elizabeth Heiter | Getting Your Priorities Straight

I love strong heroines. I love reading them, and I really love writing them. They don’t have to be physically tough (although all three heroines in my Lawmen series Read More...

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Robin Bielman | Bring on the Dream Jobs

One of my favorite magazines is Outside, mostly because its pages are full of places I’d like to escape to some day. The magazine is all about Read More...

Author News

Dead Man Walker: mystery, humor, adventure Southern style and a few dead bodies along the way

When Reagan Summerside turned the first floor of her old Victorian home into a consignment shop, she never imagined she’d be harboring a fugitive in her attic. But after Read More...

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Virginia Nelson | Five Reasons to Fall in Love with a Single Mother

In my new release, THE PENTHOUSE PRINCE, the heroine ends up in a faked engagement with a billionaire Read More...

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Mindy Obenhaus | Real-Life Settings

Have you ever read a book and been so drawn in by the setting, you thought, “I want to go there?” Often, towns or places are fictional, especially in books Read More...

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Marianne Evans | Shades of Grey--No Way

Perhaps you’ve heard some buzz lately about the release of a certain movie, based on a certain best-selling novel that’s being packaged and sold as a "romance Read More...

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Kat Martin | The Brodies of Alaska: A Look Behind the Scenes

Having written more than sixty books, including AGAINST THE SKY, my latest Romantic Suspense release, I Read More...

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Worlds Away | Finding Them First: Debut Authors to Watch

I like to believe that the speculative fiction community is a welcoming one. Every week, there seem to be new storytellers emerging in spec-fic genres, offering a feast of Read More...

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David Lawrence Morris | Inspired to Write

Besides announcing my new book THE TIME SHIP, my first time travel novel, I wanted to talk about Read More...

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Sarah Mayberry | Dream Casting for BOUND TO THE BACHELOR

When I write a book, it’s pretty much as though I’m trying to describe the movie that’s playing in my head, so when Fresh Fiction asked what Read More...

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Donna Alward | Whip Up These Treats from THE COWBOY'S VALENTINE

One of the things I loved doing when my girls were small was making treats for class parties. I nearly always did something or other; my favorite thing to do Read More...

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Joya Ryan | Computer History

So…I have my own laptop. It’s where all the writing happens naturally. However, I forget that surfing the web comes with mapping and tracking your computer history. Not Read More...

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Rachael Thomas | Top Five Most Exciting Moments

Being new to the job of a published writer, I thought I’d share the top five most exciting moments of my journey from the time I began chapter one Read More...

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Eliot Pattison | More Real than Reality

One of the great gifts I receive as a writer are the messages from readers who say they never truly understood the situation in Tibet or life on the colonial Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Fresh Chat | The Story Behind Hazel Gaynor's A MEMORY OF VIOLETS

New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor stops by to discuss her latest work of historical fiction Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Celebrate Black History Month: A Century of Black Life, History, and Culture

In 1915, Carter G. Woodson and Jesse Moorland founded the Association for the Study of Negro Life and History, now known as the Association for the Study of African American Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Fresh Chat | Swept Away by Belinda Alexandra's WHITE GARDENIA

Fresh Fiction is pleased to welcome international bestselling author Belinda Alexandra to discuss with Features Editor Pasha Carlisle the sweeping journey of Read More...

Cozy Corner

Love & Murder are in the Air with Elisabeth Crabtree's Cupid's Deadly Aim

It’s February! And it’s time for our second installment of Love and Murder are in the Air with a special Valentine’s Day treat from cozy Mystery author Read More...

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Marina Myles | Hero Interview: Vicomte Jean-Daniel Girard

My name is Marina Myles and I’m the author of the Cursed Princes romance series Read More...

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Andrea K. Stein | I Need a Hero

Heroes – what do we all want in a hero? Let’s face it, psychologists tell us the first thing that attracts a woman to a man is what she sees Read More...

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M.J. Fields | Searching for the Real Brock (Or, Why I Write)

You could say I started out in this business as a book thief. I used to steal my mother’s romance novels and read them in my room, under the Read More...

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Tracy Brogan | Baby It's Cold Outside

For those of us who live in Northern climates, cold winter weather is just a part of life. Dealing with ice and snow is the price we pay for the Read More...

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J.J. Cook | Can You Make a Delicious Biscuit Out of Sweet Potatoes?

Cozy mystery lovers, check out this tasty excerpt from J.J. Cook's newest Biscuit Bowl Mystery Read More...

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Tracy Weber | Five Killer Destinations on Your Orcas Island Retreat

The books in my Downward Dog Mystery series are all set in Pacific Northwest locations that I know and love. My second Read More...

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Avery Flynn | Make Me Up Makeover

I love a makeover. Like seriously love a makeover be it a heroine (or hero) in a romance novel, a person on a TV show or even me when I Read More...

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Worlds Away | New From the Ones You Love

This Valentine’s Day, remember the ones you love. The authors you love, that is. Most avid readers have experienced this fall—the discovery of a new author that led Read More...

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Fifty Shades of Fresh Fiction Local: Spreading the Love This Valentine's Week

Between planning our Valentine’s Day events and preparing for the premiere of the most anticipated romance film of the year, it has been a busy week forRead More...

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Lia Davis | To Guard Him is to Love Him

I love reading romance of all genres. The connection between two people falling in love and the journey on how they get there is what draws me to romance. I Read More...

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History ReFreshed | Ah, Elizabeth! Ah, Darcy! Part the Second

Fresh Fiction is thrilled to welcome historical fiction author Julia Justiss for another installment of the History Read More...

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Grace Burrowes | The Best of Brothers

The Sweetest Kisses contemporary romance series is built around three brothers who are partners in and co-owners of a western Maryland law firm. They have divided up Read More...

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Frances Fowlkes | Stepping Outside the Norm—The Unexpected Heroines of the Regency Era

I have a weakness for writing bold, independent heroines with unusual hobbies. My ladies are often drawn to the extraordinary and the forbidden—at least for their time. From an Read More...

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Amber L. Johnson | Life on the Road

The inspiration for MAYBE came from my husband asking me to go on tour with him. He kept Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Young Adult Musings | Romance for Valentine’s Day

“We are most alive when we’re in love.” ~ John Updike Valentine’s is not my favorite holiday. I’m not even sure I would count it as a holiday Read More...

Breaking News

40th Installment in J.D. Robb's #1 New York Times Bestselling In Death Series is Available Now

Join Fresh Fiction in celebrating a milestone for one of the longest-running suspense series currently being published: Today marks the release of the 40th book in the #1 Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Fresh Interview | Sandra Brown on MEAN STREAK: Love, Deceit, and Survival

Fresh Fiction is thrilled to welcome #1 New York Times bestselling author Sandra Brown to discuss Read More...

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Fresh Interview | T. L. Costa Talks PREMIERE: The First Collection of Tales from Romance Writers of America®

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Romance Writers of America® presents Read More...

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Sylvia McDaniel | Bad Women of the West

As a western writer, I spend a lot of time reading books about the time period. Much has been written about bad men, but what about outlaw or bad women Read More...

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Christi Caldwell | The Scandalous Seasons Series Continues

What’s in a book? In my latest release, ONCE A WALLFLOWER, AT LAST HIS LOVE, it is Read More...

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Coleen Kwan | Sappy Books

A couple of weeks ago I was talking about books with my eighteen-year-old daughter, and I mentioned how much I’d enjoyed a young adult book I’d Read More...

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Nancy Naigle | Newspapers: Not Just Paper Anymore

Do you still read your local newspaper or are you a strictly an online news reader these days? Before I made my recent move to North Carolina, I lived in Read More...

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Love and Murder Are in the Air

I’ve always been drawn to cozy mysteries during the month of February. They offer a combination of warm love stories and a taste of murder that can appeal to Read More...

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Roderick Vincent | THE CAUSE – The First Scene of a Screenplay

How does your novel change when you put it in a screenplay? It’s a good exercise to not only tighten dialog, but also to make you think visually about Read More...

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Kate Collins | Follow Your Bliss

I almost titled this Paralyzed by Fear, but that sounded too negative, and I want this to be a positively uplifting blog. Just so you Read More...

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Lucy Arlington | Writing Real People

People often ask me if I use real people as my characters. Some ask with a bit of a grin and sly wink, as if to say, “You Read More...

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Sheila Connolly | Inspired by Ireland

At the heart of the County Cork Mysteries is the second book I ever wrote, set in a small pub in a very small town in southwestern Ireland Read More...

Inspirational Fiction to touch your heart

New and Inspired | Winnie Griggs Interviews Cheryl Pierson of Prairie Rose Publications

Hi! Winnie Griggs here, ready to bring you more on the Inspirational Romance front. This month I’m talking to Cheryl Pierson, the co-owner and Acquisitions Editor Read More...

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Cindy Kelley | When Inspiration Takes a Vacation

Inspiration is defined as: something that makes someone want to do something or that gives someone an idea about what to do or create: a force or influence that inspires Read More...

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Terri Tiffany | When Does a Writer Call it Quits?

By the time I’d written my fifth novel, I’d garnered more rejections than I wanted to count. My notebook was filled with dates and agents’ names with only Read More...

Young Adult Musings

Murder, Mystery, and Chaos…It’s Not Valentine’s Yet

February is the month of love, but please let’s all take a moment before texting love emojis, writing un-ironic poetry to a secret crush, and dreaming of that Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Fresh Interview | SPI Time: Lisa Shearin Talks THE DRAGON CONSPIRACY

Urban fantasy author Lisa Shearin discusses her latest book with Features Editor Pasha Carlisle in another Read More...

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Jade Lee | The Joys of Being an Older Athlete

As many of you regular readers know, I used to play very competitive racquetball. In fact, I even went pro for 2 weeks but blew my knees before finishing the Read More...

Interviews You Don't Want to Miss...

Fresh Interview | E.L. Tettensor's MASTER OF PLAGUES Now Unleashed

For today's Fresh Interview, Features Editor Pasha Carlisle caught up with the brilliant E.L. TettensorRead More...

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Terry Spear | Cubs in a Jaguar Romance

When one of my fans sent me a picture of two white tiger cubs, I thought they were adorable. And then when someone mentioned writing about them, I had the Read More...

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Candis Terry | Living In and Exploring the Land of Sweet, Texas

Once upon a time, when I was asked to create a new series proposal for my publisher, I knew exactly where I wanted to vicariously live for the next couple Read More...

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Monica Ferris | The Life of Connor Sullivan

I have a little talent that has proved itself useful over the years. I don’t need an alarm clock. Before I fall asleep, I picture a clock in my Read More...

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Dawn Ryder | They’re Back!

Don’t be coy….you know what I’m talking about. Girl Scout Cookies! Little morsels of temptation, delivered by angels too adorable to ignore. Wasn’t it just a Read More...

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Eliza Freed | The Lost Souls Series Continues

What did author Eliza Freed learn while writing her debut novel? Find out below, and check out a Read More...

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Avery Aames | Savor the Love

Have you met the love of your dreams? At a special event? Do you like to attend events in your town? Do you go to other towns to do so Read More...

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Kat Martin | Hitting the New York Times

Thirty years ago when I first started writing, my goal was to become a successful author. I wanted to be able to quit my real estate job and write full Read More...

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Jay Crownover World Tour | Places of The Point

In celebration of the newly released BETTER WHEN HE'S BOLD (Welcome to the Point Series #2 Read More...

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Congratulations to Marie Ferrarella: 250 Romance Books and Counting

Fresh Fiction wishes USA Today bestselling author Marie Ferrarella major congratulations on today's release of her 250th Harlequin book, Read More...

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Amanda Carmack | Elizabethan Mysteries

I love, love, love the Elizabethan period! The music, the clothes, the houses, the sense of adventure and discovery, the poetry—it's all so exciting. Writing the Kate Haywood Read More...

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Jenn McKinlay | Little London Details

When researching the plot for AT THE DROP OF A HAT, I felt the need to go to Read More...

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Shana Galen | Covent Garden Street Smarts

The heroine of my new historical novel, EARLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN, isn’t your typical Regency Read More...

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Victoria Vane | Capturing the Cowboy Swagger

One of the biggest challenges I faced in making the leap from my genteel Georgian set historical romances to the rough and tumble world of rodeo was to find the Read More...

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Cathy Elliott | 5 Ways Writing a Book is Like Making a Quilt

I have been a quilter for many years and enjoyed making an intricate, scrappy beauty more than any other hobby. Until I began to write. Now here was a craft Read More...

News and Announcements

Join the Scavenger Hunt to Celebrate Chelsea Fine's PERFECT KIND OF TROUBLE

Hey, readers! Want to win a copy of PERFECT KIND OF TROUBLE by Read More...

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February 1, 2015 Lindsay McKenna steps into the Indie world with ZONE OF FIRE

ZONE OF FIRE was an accident in waiting. I hadn't gotten the 11,000 word novella to my publisher, Harlequin in time, for them to take a look at Read More...

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Covers Reveal: Montana Born Bachelor Auction Series!

Meet the Bachelors at the Montana Born Auction!

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Lindsay McKenna | Where Are Your Favorite Characters Now? Find Out in ZONE OF FIRE

I’m getting excited! My first ebook novella written and published by me, ZONE OF FIRE (Read More...

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Free eBook GAME FOR MARRIAGE

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Pro Bull Riders get their Romances with Harlequin Pro Bull Rider series in May 2015

Harlequin will publish four previously released titles featuring bull rider heroes by USA TODAY and award-winning author Tina Leonard. The collector's edition titles will feature covers Read More...

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Kelly Moran | Ghost Hunters Meets True Love?

Hello everyone! Very nice to meet you. Thanks for coming by! So, what do you get when you take popular haunting shows like Ghost Hunters & Ghost Read More...

 

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