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Fresh Pick / October 31, 2010

August 2010 On Sale: August 3, 2010 Featuring: Mr. Knightley; Emma 304 pages ISBN: 1402241348 EAN: 9781402241345 Paperback $14.99 Add to Wish List Paranormal Romance, Jane Austen Buy at Emma and the Vampires by Wayne Josephson When all the men are undead, what’s a matchmaker to do? What better place than pale England to hide a secret society of gentlemen vampires? In this hilarious retelling of Jane Austen’s Emma, screenwriter Wayne Josephson casts Mr. Knightley as one of the most handsome and noble of the gentlemen village vampires. Blithely unaware of their presence, Emma, who imagines she has a special gift for matchmaking, attempts to arrange the affairs of her social circle with delightfully disastrous results. But when her dear friend Harriet Smith declares her love for Mr. Knightley, Emma realizes she’s the one who wants to stay up all night with him. Fortunately, Mr. Knightley has been hiding a secret deep within his unbeating heart-his (literal) undying love for her… A brilliant mash-up of Jane Austen and the undead. Every Well-Dressed Maiden Should Wear a Stake on Her Thigh Excerpt Chapter 1 Emma Woodhouse, handsome, clever and rich, with a comfortable home and happy disposition, had lived nearly…

Haven Isley | What do men think about?
Author Guest / October 31, 2010

I don’t know if this ever happens to you, but as a romance writer I often have family and friends anxious to tell me of their latest romance dilemma. From the perspective of most people, romance writers are thought of as the go-to person for love advice because we know how the guy can get the girl. But romance writers do not have all the answers when it comes to love, even though, we do have the ability to create heroes who can fly through the air, rule over kingdoms and woo women, in only a few hundreds pages. So when a friend of mine told me that her husband had given her stainless steel pots and pans for her birthday, and that she couldn’t believe how she could marry someone who has no sense of romance, I just shrugged. It was not exactly the reaction she was seeking. Then I said to her, “What did you tell him you wanted? Did you tell him you wanted pots and pans?” After mulling it over for a few seconds, my friend replied, “Well, not exactly.” And right there was the beginning of the dilemma. So I shared with her what I…