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Cozy Corner with Kym Roberts | Mystery Weekend at the Poisoned Pen
Author Guest / November 19, 2018

As an author, there’s nothing more gratifying than meeting readers who take interest in and appreciate your writing. As a reader, there’s nothing more fascinating than meeting your favorite authors, then being introduced to more authors whose work is new to you. As an author who reads religiously, the combination of those two things is heaven…especially when the event is hosted by an indy mystery/thriller bookstore like the Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale, Arizona! That’s what last weekend was for me. Pure bliss. A meeting of mystery authors from my publishing house that had stars shining down on it. I got to sit behind the scenes and chat with fascinating individuals who bring the world of mystery to life with their intriguing experiences. And after that, we got to meet readers and chat about our writing and just life in general. You never know what stories will come forward. Like the author who went out target shooting in the desert with a bunch of men she barely knew…and then she stuck one of their guns in her rib cage because she wanted to be able to describe the feeling in her book! Now there’s a story that could quickly be turned…

Elle Keating | Author Reader Match
Author Guest / November 19, 2018

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Elle Keating!  Writes: I write contemporary romance that tends to be steamy, gritty and heavy on the angst. I love torturing my readers, making them believe that all hope is lost, that my couple in no way shape or form can recover from whatever split them apart and then…bam! My hero and heroine find the happy ending they deserve. My most recent endeavor is Feels Like Falling (November 13th), a romance about a winery owner who has a past that keep him from really living, and an international fashion model who has secrets of her own. About: Romance writer seeks readers of stories packed with raw emotion, fierce heroines, and heroes who are willing to wear their hearts on their sleeves and fight for the women they love. What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: Enjoys heroines who are not sickeningly sweet, refuse to be a doormat (especially to the hero) and give as good as they get.   Has…