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Layla Reyne | Author-Reader Match: VARIABLE ONSET
Author Guest / May 4, 2020

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 Layla Reyne! Writes: In Variable Onset, a prickly FBI instructor meets his match—and undercover husband—in the brash, flirtatious former student who made his professor life hell… and who has always had the hots for teacher. With their cold case suddenly heating up, will things get too hot to handle, in their fake relationship and in their investigation? About: Author of adrenaline-fueled romance, Layla Reyne will keep you on your toes with plots and characters that surprise, romance that builds slow and burns bright, enough food mentions to make you hungry, and page-turning series that will satisfy your binge-read cravings. What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: Loves “Criminal Minds” and true crime podcasts. Fan of UST who collects “Now Kiss” GIFs. Appreciates quirky small towns and a good homemade biscuit. Doesn’t mind a sleepless night, as long as there’s coffee in the AM What to expect if we’re compatible: Action-packed romantic suspense. Twisty plots, layered characters, slow-burn attraction, life…

Patricia Bradley | You Don’t Know What’s Around the Corner
Author Guest / May 4, 2020

When asked how I became a writer, my reply is always: “These people came to live in my head and they wouldn’t go away until I told their stories.” You see, I am not one of those writers who knew from grade school she wanted to be a writer. I don’t have tattered manuscripts from the fourth grade or even the twelfth. No. I was strictly a reader until my mid-thirties. Like a lot of people, I had trouble sleeping, and one night as I stared at the ceiling a man appeared in my vision. He stood at a window, and in the background were billowing smokestacks. He turned and looked at me, and said, “This wasn’t the way my life was supposed to turn out.” Immediately, I wondered what happened in his life. After that every night I wrote stories in my head about why his life turned out badly. I wish I’d written them down, but at the time, I didn’t know how to form a story. A few weeks later, I found a card in a magazine advertising Writers Digest and subscribed to it. I devoured every article each month, paying particular attention to the fiction writers….