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Your book SERENADE is described as a “Paranormal Fantasy”. What about paranormal fantasy inspires you as an author? Do you think you’d ever dip into a different genre or subgenre? A great question! I love books that whisk you away to other worlds—that transport you. A great book is one that makes me forget real life for a while. I hope to accomplish that with the worlds I create. And I also write Gothic Mystery! I have book I just signed ...

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1–What is the title of your latest release? HIS ROCK HARD RHYTHM 2–What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book? Love, Orcs and Rock-and-Roll! Take a cocky lead singer of an Orc Rock band and throw him together with a witchy tour manager to make music and magic. 3–How did you decide where your book was going to take place? My co-writer, Josie, and I – we’ve been friends for literally decades and we knew we wanted to w...

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Lady Emma Hardwick seems to have a lot of complications in her life in DUKES DO IT BETTER. How would you describe her as a heroine? Realistically flawed? Some of my favorite historical heroines are those written by Stephanie Laurens because I like a heroine who is shrewd and pragmatic. What attributes do you like giving your heroines? Shrewd and pragmatic heroines are always going to be preferrable in my world because I understand those! More tha...

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Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Melinda Curtis! Writes: Melinda Curtis writes sweet romance and sweet romcoms set in small towns and bigger cities. Her stories make readers laugh a little, cry a little, and sigh a little. Her latest release is a small-town ranching roman...

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1–What is the title of your latest release? THE ROGUISH BARON 2–What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book? A roguish scoundrel must reform and face some difficult truths about himself if he’s to win the woman he loves before she marries someone else in this childhood friends to lovers romance. 3–How did you decide where your book was going to take place? I worked that out as I developed the characters and plot. Since...

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Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Cynthia St. Aubin!     Writes: (short description of new book/genre) The original squirrel, Cynthia can’t stick to purely one genre and scampers back and forth between a snarky, silly paranormal rom-com-mysteries (Tails from the Alpha ...

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1–What is the title of your latest release? My next Harlequin Romance (Mills & Boon True Love) is TEMPTATION IN ISTANBUL. It’s out May 12th (UK) and May 24th (North America). In other words, it’s right around the corner! 2–What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book? Billionaire and single dad Faisal shares one thing in common with his young daughter’s nanny, Maryan: their powerful mutual attraction. Two weeks to...

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Fresh Fiction: Tell us a little bit about your new book, FLIRTING WITH FIFTY. Jane Porter: FLIRTING WITH FIFTY is about a strong, smart, successful divorced woman who is quite happy being single, and isn’t interested in dating or marriage because it would require compromising, and she’s done enough of that in her life.  But in Paige’s desire to be safe, she’s also somewhat stuck, and a little too risk adverse.  Enter popular, handso...

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1–What is the title of your latest release? IT TAKES A VILLA   2–What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book? An American woman with a meticulous plan for restoring the Italian villa she bought for 1 Euro is in for a rude awakening. Hot Italian architect Pietro will turn her plans—and her heart—upside down.   3–How did you decide where your book was going to take place? Folks have been pretty cooped up as a result ...

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Fresh Fiction: For readers, like me, who may be new to this series – who and what are the “Men of Haven”? Rhenna Morgan: The Men of Haven is a series founded on a group of men who have banded together and built a tight-knit family of choice. They all grew up under less than ideal circumstances, but together they’ve banded together and helped each other find success while operating under their own unshakable principles of what’s good and...

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Morgan Shamy Interview – YA Paranormal Fantasy and Gothic Mystery
Author Guest , Interviews / May 26, 2022

Your book SERENADE is described as a “Paranormal Fantasy”. What about paranormal fantasy inspires you as an author? Do you think you’d ever dip into a different genre or subgenre? A great question! I love books that whisk you away to other worlds—that transport you. A great book is one that makes me forget real life for a while. I hope to accomplish that with the worlds I create. And I also write Gothic Mystery! I have book I ju...

Flora Dare | 20 Questions: HIS ROCK HARD RHYTHM
Author Guest / May 26, 2022

1–What is the title of your latest release? HIS ROCK HARD RHYTHM 2–What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book? Love, Orcs and Rock-and-Roll! Take a cocky lead singer of an Orc Rock band and throw him together with a witchy tour manager to make music and magic. 3–How did you decide where your book was going to take place? My co-writer, Josie, and I – we’ve been friends for literally decades and we knew we w...

KC Jones | Exclusive Excerpt: BLACK TIDE
Author Spotlight , Excerpt / May 26, 2022

Excerpt from Chapter 1     Beth He looks at me with what appears to be great effort. Like he was about to nod off into a heavy, much-needed nap when I interrupted. He doesn’t look too bothered. Not like he might were I a car smashing through his fence. See that, Mom? I take my hand off the Nikon’s focus ring and give him a friendly wave. Hopefully he doesn’t find it creepy that I’m peering over his fence with a camera ...

Bethany Bennett Interview – When a Sketchy Sea Captain Meets a Complicated Lady
Author Guest , Interviews / May 25, 2022

Lady Emma Hardwick seems to have a lot of complications in her life in DUKES DO IT BETTER. How would you describe her as a heroine? Realistically flawed? Some of my favorite historical heroines are those written by Stephanie Laurens because I like a heroine who is shrewd and pragmatic. What attributes do you like giving your heroines? Shrewd and pragmatic heroines are always going to be preferrable in my world because I understand those...

Melinda Curtis | Author-Reader Match: HEALING THE RANCHER
Author Guest / May 25, 2022

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Melinda Curtis! Writes: Melinda Curtis writes sweet romance and sweet romcoms set in small towns and bigger cities. Her stories make readers laugh a little, cry a little, and sigh a little. Her latest release is a small-town ranc...

Sophie Barnes | 20 Questions: THE ROGUISH BARON
Author Guest / May 25, 2022

1–What is the title of your latest release? THE ROGUISH BARON 2–What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book? A roguish scoundrel must reform and face some difficult truths about himself if he’s to win the woman he loves before she marries someone else in this childhood friends to lovers romance. 3–How did you decide where your book was going to take place? I worked that out as I developed the characters and p...

Cynthia St. Aubin | Author-Reader Match: CORNER OFFICE CONFESSIONS
Author Guest / May 24, 2022

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Cynthia St. Aubin!     Writes: (short description of new book/genre) The original squirrel, Cynthia can’t stick to purely one genre and scampers back and forth between a snarky, silly paranormal rom-com-mysteries (Tails from ...

Hana Sheik | 20 Questions: TEMPTATION IN ISTANBUL
Author Guest / May 24, 2022

1–What is the title of your latest release? My next Harlequin Romance (Mills & Boon True Love) is TEMPTATION IN ISTANBUL. It’s out May 12th (UK) and May 24th (North America). In other words, it’s right around the corner! 2–What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book? Billionaire and single dad Faisal shares one thing in common with his young daughter’s nanny, Maryan: their powerful mutual attraction. Tw...

Jane Porter Interview – Finding Fulfillment and Love at Any Age
Author Guest , Interviews / May 24, 2022

Fresh Fiction: Tell us a little bit about your new book, FLIRTING WITH FIFTY. Jane Porter: FLIRTING WITH FIFTY is about a strong, smart, successful divorced woman who is quite happy being single, and isn’t interested in dating or marriage because it would require compromising, and she’s done enough of that in her life.  But in Paige’s desire to be safe, she’s also somewhat stuck, and a little too risk adverse.  Enter popul...

Kilby Blades | 20 Questions: IT TAKES A VILLA
Author Guest / May 24, 2022

1–What is the title of your latest release? IT TAKES A VILLA   2–What’s the “elevator pitch” for your new book? An American woman with a meticulous plan for restoring the Italian villa she bought for 1 Euro is in for a rude awakening. Hot Italian architect Pietro will turn her plans—and her heart—upside down.   3–How did you decide where your book was going to take place? Folks have been pretty cooped up as...