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Shayla Black | The Trouble With Love
Uncategorized / October 22, 2009

Writing is never easy, but I’ve often said that writing romance is one of the more difficult challenges. Romances aren’t just about emotion. Yes, at the core, it’s a love story, but c’mon… Romance authors also write about things that other authors get a whole book to explore: Who done it, someone’s relationship with God, kick-butt heroines, first crushes, and things that go bump in the night, just to name a few. The themes of a romance can center around betrayal, survival, hate, fear, growth, and redemption. There’s no limit to the ideas romances can incorporate. As an author, I wanted to push myself with my current Doomsday Brethren paranormal romance series. The first book, TEMPT ME WITH DARKNESS, incorporated elements like teamwork, belonging, and wondering if blood really is thicker than water. SEDUCE ME IN SHADOW, book 2 , revolved around finding yourself, coming home, tabloid journalism, and recovering from tragedy, just to name a few. Book 3, which releases on Tuesday, is POSSESS ME AT MIDNIGHT. This book teems with class warfare, family loyalty, love triangles, forbidden passion, political strife, and triumph. Future installments will feature sibling rivalry, reunion, marital difficulties, second chances at love, and believing in…

Fresh Pick / October 22, 2009

Mr. And Mrs. Darcy MysteriesSeptember 2008On Sale: September 2, 2008Featuring: Fitzwilliam Darcy; Elizabeth Darcy288 pages ISBN: 0765318474EAN: 9780765318473Hardcover$22.95 Mystery HistoricalBuy at The Matters At Mansfield: Or, The Crawford Affair by Carrie Bebris Jane Austen meets Anne Perry in a historical mystery series featuring the hero and heroine from Pride and Prejudice Following the birth of their first child, Elizabeth and Fitzwilliam Darcy are looking forward to enjoying life at Pemberley, but family commitments draw them away to Mansfield Park. While there, the Darcys get involved with marriage arrangements, star-crossed lovers, deceit, mistaken identity, and even murder. Once again the Darcys take center stage as the Regency era’s answer to The Thin Man‘s Nick and Nora in this delightful series by the 2007 Daphne du Maurier Award-wining author of North by Northanger. Previous Picks Visit to learn more about books and authors.