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KAREN ROSE SMITH | A Bit About My Writing Process
Uncategorized / February 25, 2010

Hi, everyone. I’m so glad to be here blogging with you. My 70th romance will be released this year and I’m excited about that. Whenever I write a blog, I like to give a few details about myself. I live in Pennsylvania but the Southwest is my favorite place on the planet. The scenery fills me up creatively and spiritually the way nothing else can. Cooking is my favorite hobby and I once won second place in a national Bisquick contest! I find recipes can be as interesting to put together as plots. Early on-in my teens-I wrote poetry and began a book manuscript. Music fed my creative bent then and still does today. Favorite singers? Taylor Swift, Adam Lambert and Josh Groban. What can I say? My tastes are eclectic. I’d love to discuss my Baby Experts series with you. The fourth book in the series, THE TEXAS BILLIONAIRE’S BABY, will be released at the end of February with Silhouette Special Edition. Before I go into detail about my new novel, I’d like to tell you a little about an older one. I once wrote about a heroine with a port-wine stain on one side of her face. She…

Fresh Pick | STUFF TO SPY FOR by Don Bruns
Fresh Pick / February 25, 2010

Stuff #3 November 2009On Sale: November 2, 2009Featuring: James Lessor; Skip Moore320 pages ISBN: 1933515228EAN: 9781933515229Hardcover$24.95 Mystery Amateur Sleuth Buy at Stuff To Spy Forby Don Bruns Could James Lessor and Skip Moore possibly have the right stuff to launch new careers as intelligence professionals? Well, more or less. Best friends James Lessor and Skip Moore are still stuck in dead-end jobs, still living in their ratty apartment in Carol City, Florida, and still dreaming of hitting the big time. It seems those dreams are finally within reach when James lands a job to install a state-of-the-art security system for Synco Systems. There’s a huge commission – and plenty of strings – attached. To collect on the cash, James will have to provide “additional services” by assuming the role of pretend boyfriend of Sarah Crumbly, an employee who’s having an affair with Sandler Conroy, Synco’s married president. When Sandler’s wife offers James a tidy sum for the dirty details about what’s going on at Synco, James and Skip resurrect their entrepreneurial dreams and go into the business of being spies. The spymobile – their beloved, rattletrap of a boxtruck – is on its last legs, and they’ll have to…