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Amber Lin | Five Reasons to Love the Hero from FALLING FOR THE PIRATE
Author Guest / August 9, 2014

I’m so excited to celebrate the release of my historical romance, FALLING FOR THE PIRATE, from Entangled Publishing. This is the second installment in the Men of Fortune series, which features sexy former pirates who are working to establish themselves as legitimate–and who each find love in the process. I especially love the hero of FALLING FOR THE PIRATE. Nate is dark, brooding, and wants nothing more than to redeem himself and his family—at least until he meets the heroine. Then he’s faced with an impossible choice. As The Blogger Girls said in their review, “Nate could be my pirate any time!” Here are five reasons why the heroine, Juliana, falls for him—and why who you might too… Nate has incredible loyalty. The Men of Fortune are more than his business partners—they are his brothers. They fought together to build themselves up, and he won’t let any of them down. Nate considers honor above all things. Nate had a hard childhood, because his parents were murdered as part of dirty business dealings. He has never forgotten their deaths, and makes it his mission in life to avenge them. Nate is determined and resourceful. Working on the docks was hard, honest…

Elle Kennedy | Top 5 Must-Haves in Romance
Author Guest / August 9, 2014

Confession: I’m a very picky reader. Once I find an author I like, I tend to stick with them until the end of time. But this isn’t to say I’m not open to finding new authors. I get tons of book recommendations, and though I give everything a try, there are many books that I start but never finish. Either they don’t hook me right off the bat, or I can’t get a real sense of the characters, or the plot just doesn’t do it for me. Not to mention suspension of disbelief. Sometimes I’ll be reading a book that is actually pretty enjoyable, but then one teeny thing will happen, something that I just can’t get past, and that’s it—the book has been ruined for me. That one teeny thing will linger in the back of my mind the entire time, whether it’s a decision one of the characters makes, a seriously unbelievable plot point, or sometimes, just one line that icks me out or makes me mad. This year I did find some incredible new authors that I loved, based on recommendations from friends or the interwebs. I realized that all these books have several things in common,…