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Irene Hannon | Top Five Reasons I Write Romance
Author Guest / April 11, 2019

First, a word about the romance genre. As those of us who write—and read—romance know, romance is often the underdog of fiction. Literary types in particular often look down on it. How sad for them. For romance has the power to sweep us away on a magical journey where heroes and heroines triumph against daunting odds. It uplifts, encourages and fills us with hope. It’s the stuff of inspiration. I’m proud to write it—for these reasons: 1. I love happy endings. Who doesn’t? That’s what our hearts and souls yearn for, and when it comes to the dating game, the romance genre—by definition—offers a guaranteed happily ever after. Romance novels are comfort food for the heart because we know that no matter how bad things get, the hero and heroine will end up together. Going along with them on their journey as they grapple with all the challenges that come their way makes for a compelling—and sometimes enlightening—ride. I read a cynical article once that denigrated the genre as nothing more than a fairy tale with no basis in reality, and you know what? I felt sorry for the woman who wrote it. Because once we stop believing in the…

J.A. Hennrikus | Author-Reader Match: WITH A KISS I DIE
Author Guest / April 11, 2019

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-Reader Match” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present J.A. Hennrikus! Writes: Cozy and traditional mysteries, with my latest release, With A Kiss I Die, #2 in my Theater Cop series hitting the shelves on April 8, 2019. About: Mystery writer seeks readers who like a good mystery that is combined with a touch of romance against the backdrop of a theater company. What I’m Looking for in my ideal reader match: Readers who enjoy a good puzzle Who don’t like a lot of blood and gore, but do enjoy a good mystery Enjoy the behind the scenes of a theater company Like their sleuths to be middle aged with a complicated past Welcome a rich cast of characters Know Romeo and Juliet, and preferably have seen a bad production of it on stage Don’t mind staying up late to finish the book What to expect if we’re compatible. Updates from my newsletter; sign up here: An opportunity to join the Wicked Authors private Facebook group: Getting to know…