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Fresh Pick | KNIGHT OF PASSION by Margaret Mallory
Fresh Pick / August 26, 2010

All The King’s Men #3 June 2010 On Sale: May 27, 2010 Featuring: Lady Linnet; Sit James Rayburn 384 pages ISBN: 0446559865 EAN: 9780446559867 Paperback Add to Wish List Romance Historical Buy at Fresh Fiction Readers favorite Summer read! Knight Of Passion by Margaret Mallory HOW CAN THIS PASSIONATE KNIGHT… Renowned beauty Lady Linnet is torn between two desires: revenge on those who destroyed her family or marriage to her childhood sweetheart Sir James Rayburn. One fateful night, she makes a misguided choice: she sacrifices Jamie’s love for a chance at vengeance. TRUST A BEAUTY WITH A PAST? Jamie Rayburn returns to England in search of a virtuous wife-only to find the lovely Linnet as bewitching as ever. Their reckless affair ignites anew, even hotter than before, although Jamie vows to never again trust her with his heart. Then just as Linnet begins to make amends, she’s tempted by one last opportunity to settle old scores. But a final retribution could cost her Jamie’s love – this time forever. Excerpt The stench of the Thames made Sir James Rayburn’s eyes water as he rode through the angry crowd. Men glared at him but moved out of the way of…

Cynthia Eden | Into the Minds of Monsters
Author Guest / August 26, 2010

There are all kinds of monsters to be found within the pages of romance novels these days. You can find sexy vampires, wild (and hot) werewolves, and dangerous demons. I love these monsters, and I usually have a wonderful time writing about them. Sometimes, though, readers have asked me if it is hard to create a character that is more “monster” than man. And, honestly, it’s not. You see…with every monster that I create (whether I am creating a succubus heroine or a vampire hero), I make sure that I always give these paranormal beings human traits and characteristics. After all, they are monsters, but they aren’t perfect. So my monsters have fears, they have bad habits, and they have weaknesses…just like humans. I’ve found that when you give paranormal characters human flaws, well, then it is much easier for readers to identify with those supernatural beings. But, now, let me mix things up a bit. ? For a while, I only wrote about my paranormal heroes and heroines, but last month, I released my first romantic suspense novel with Grand Central Publishing’s Forever line. DEADLY FEAR follows two FBI agents as they track a sadistic serial killer. With this…