Love Meghan and Harry? We have the perfect list of royal romances for you to enjoy

By: Miranda Owen “Uneasy lies the head that wears a crown.” ― William Shakespeare, HENRY IV, Part 2 “Hail to the king, baby.” ...

Tara Taylor Quinn | Getting Ready for the Holidays

Fall always makes me think of the holidays. Sometimes with anticipation. Sometimes, I’m just plain not ready yet. This year, I have the ...

Gail Ingis | SURVIVAL: Fifty Years A Celebration

Survival of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion is the impetus for a 50th anniversary celebration to acknowledge the Women’s Junior League that ...

The heat is on . . .SUMMER HEAT

The SUMMER HEAT that is with 16 sexy stories by 16 bestselling authors, including Caridad Pineiro’s UNDER THE BOARDWALK, a scorching hot story ...

A Piece of Cake

Choosing the professions of my fictional characters is something I look forward to every time. I try to pick something I am interested in, so I ...

The Aggressive Work Ethic of Highly Creative People

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Four Knights to Sweep You Off Your Feet – only $.99

Are you craving a bold, handsome hero to sweep you off your feet? Or, at least take you on a delicious adventure far from the dishes and ...

Fresh Pick | ETCHED IN BONE by Adrian Phoenix

Maker's Song #4 March 2011 On Sale: February 22, 2011 Featuring: Heather Wallace; Dante Baptiste 384 pages ISBN: 1439137307 EAN: ...

Sandra Hill | Aging Well

Some things in life age well. Wine. Scotch. Men and women with good bones and healthy physiques. Well-crafted furniture. Master paintings. And ...

Sherri Browning Erwin | Childhood Favorite Things

Ah, the holidays! Chestnuts roasting, stockings hung by the chimney, city sidewalks dressed in style, people laughing, mulled cider spices ...

VICTORIA GRAY | Female Spies? Oh My!

What comes to your mind when you hear the word spies? James Bond, gadgets, an eccentric Civil War-era spinster known as Crazy Bet. Yes, that’s ...

Mary Wine | Name Your Poison…AKA…Favorite Drink

Hello again! Thanks for having me back! I had such fun blogging last time about collections, I’ve been pacing around my office trying to think ...

Mingmei Yip | Changing Topics

A few readers, after having read my two novels, asked me a similar question, “Is it difficult to write about a prostitute then a nun?” My ...

Kira Morgan | Not A Noble Calling

If you enjoy historical romances where a spun-sugar princess has servants at her beck and call to dress her in a sumptuous gown for a lazy ...

Suzanne Rock | A Labor Of Love

I love to drive fast. I’m one of those people whose foot is made out of lead when it comes to acceleration. My husband constantly tells me to ...

Fresh Pick | DANGEROUS DESIRES by Dee Davis

A-Tac #2 July 2010 On Sale: July 1, 2010 Featuring: Madeline Reynard; Drake Flynn 384 pages ISBN: 0446542040 EAN: ...

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Fresh Pick is PROMISES TO KEEP by Jane Green http://tinyurl.com/6f9npl # Winston is helping to set up for tonight's DFWTea book club. ...

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Carly Carson blogs "Austria Has SOOOO Much to Offer ... and not just studel" http://tinyurl.com/2aze6tb # Fresh Pick is THE HOUSE ...

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Carly Carson blogs "Austria Has SOOOO Much to Offer ... and not just studel" http://tinyurl.com/2aze6tb # Fresh Pick is THE HOUSE ...

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Fresh Pick is HOME AGAIN by Mariah Stewart http://tinyurl.com/27hcs2m # RT @ReadersNRitas: RNR2010 Author Guest | Laura Griffin ...

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RT @ReelVixen: Busy busy morning on set. Blood isn't cooperating, now art is redressing the room & hopefully get back to #KNIFE ing ...

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Fresh Pick is MONTANA DESTINY by R.C. Ryan http://tinyurl.com/6f9npl last day for our cowboy week. what did you like? # @Rogercparker try ...

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Fresh Pick is COWBOY TROUBLE by Joanne Kennedy a little sizzling mystery and romance for this cowboy! http://tinyurl.com/2ea6vah # Lunch at ...

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Kandy Sheperd is talking "Heroines Who Cook --or Not" have any culinary disasters you want to talk about? http://bit.ly/cV5TOW ...

Fresh Pick | COWBOY TROUBLE by Joanne Kennedy

March 2010 On Sale: March 2, 2010 Featuring: Luke Rawlins; Libby Brown 416 pages ISBN: 1402236689 EAN: 9781402236686 Mass Market ...

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RT @HVLong: now I have Bust a Move from #Glee in my head (u b a Gleek?) (via @JoyfullyReviewd) Guilty! <- did I really need that today? ...

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RT @tarataylorquinn The First Wife is on Sale at http://www.eharlequin.com. Get $1 off the cover price today!! # Another reason ...

Carolyn Brown | A Talk With Cathy of the Honky Tonk

Hello all y’all at Fresh Fiction! I’m so glad to be here today, especially after meeting y’all at the RWA Conference in Orlando last week. ...

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Tara Taylor Quinn talks about "Some Weeks Are Worth Reliving" http://bit.ly/8XMbxH ever wish for a redo? # Fresh Pick is CLAIMED! ...

KAREN RANNEY | The Magic of Writing

When I told my mother I was going to write books when I grew up, I didn’t think of sitting at a desk. I never once thought of holding ...

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don't miss Sharon Chance's "Some Cozies for August Reading... " http://bit.ly/cXP8Km # Sandi Shilhanek is "Reliving ...

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WOW 3,000 followers? Thanks I'll try to be interesting! Honest # BTW it's my Saturday blog at http://bit.ly/bfKUrn and giving away ...

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@thehistorychic yes, tonight at Cafe Express before for dinner then the @rachelcaine signing at 7pm. A last hurrah for @legacy_books in reply ...

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thank goodness. Home and in my OWN chair. I missed you chair! Honest! What news too! @legacy_books closing in a week, BN selling self # Cathy ...

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thank goodness. Home and in my OWN chair. I missed you chair! Honest! What news too! @legacy_books closing in a week, BN selling self # Cathy ...

AMANDA LEE | Book signings…The Good, The Bad and The Adorable

Book signings are complex things. They can be wonderful or they can be . . . well, very bad. Let me give you an example of the ...

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Refuel stop of day. Missed the Thrifty Peanut apparently it moved & forgot to tell @patcatbooks — at Walmart http://gowal.la/r/ZGRJ ...

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Fresh Pick is WHAT HAPPENS IN LONDON by Julia Quinn congrats on the RITA historical win http://bit.ly/azJYtd # JEAN BRASHEAR talks about ...

JULIA JUSTISS | It’s All About The Passion

What is it that draws readers to romance fiction, keeps them coming back to favorite books and authors again and again, year after ...

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Time to say goodbye. A great time by all — at Disney's BoardWalk Inn http://gowal.la/r/Zgh6 # OMG we are stopping for Faye's diet ...

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Late breakfast on the boardwalk. Delicious — at Boardwalk Bakery http://gowal.la/r/Z3Co # Heading to Downtown Disney for last night ...

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Fresh Pick is WHISPER OF WARNING by Laura Griffin http://bit.ly/a7xueH best romantic suspense we think # RT @FreshFiction Once more ...

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Fresh Pick is DARKNESS UNKNOWN by Alexis Morgan # Margaret Grace blogs "Just What Is A Mystery Classified As Anyway?" ...

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ReelVixen: None stop interviews with amazing authors! Just finished chatting up @Jennaromance. Can't wait for her Sept book 'Married ...

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ReelVixen: None stop interviews with amazing authors! Just finished chatting up @Jennaromance. Can't wait for her Sept book 'Married ...

RWA Report: Sandi Shilhanek | RWA….Thus Far

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Boyd Morrison talks about "Things Get Weird When Life Imitates Fiction" http://bit.ly/buU4C7 comment to win today! # up and at them ...

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Morning world! Greeting the day in Disney World, the happiest place on earth (even after 4 hours sleep) #FFrwa10 # Fresh Pick is KNIGHT OF ...

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Morning world! Greeting the day in Disney World, the happiest place on earth (even after 4 hours sleep) #FFrwa10 # Fresh Pick is KNIGHT OF ...

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Good morning world! After 2 showers I feel alive but not too smart. 4 hours sleep and 3 or 4 states will do that. #Ffrwa10 # Fresh Pick is A ...

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I'm up I'm up. Last minute packing for #FFrwa10 then leaving to join caravan. Meetup scheduled for 7am Garland # Only 30 minutes late ...

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I'm talking about our Fresh Fiction Road Trip today http://bit.ly/aaBXjI #FFrwa10 and giving away something too! # Fresh Pick is NOTHING ...

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RIP Daniel Schorr http://n.pr/cgoM1q I always raised the volumn when he came on NPR, to catch every word. We'll miss him # RT ...

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Fresh Pick is THE BETTER PART OF DARKNESS by Kelly Gay http://bit.ly/bx5Jqu # @thehistorychic we miss you too! Tonight is Daniel Silva & ...

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Mega Mega Christmas in July Contests. http://ow.ly/274Uz Books, Gift Cards, Baskets of goodies and so much more! # Fresh Pick is ANGEL ...

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can't figure out Facebook sometimes, oh, well, such is the life # Are you following us on the Twitter? If not, silly you! it's easy ...

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apparently the Stephanie Plum casting has been unveiled and some fans are NOT happy! (according to my DMs) hmmm # Casey Daniels asks Do You ...

ALAYA JOHNSON | The Sidekick

Let's talk about sidekicks. I don't know about you, but I love them. Best friends, sympathetic rivals, brothers, sisters--sometimes even mothers ...

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Two Weeks of our picks for RITA - Fresh Pick is ONE SCREAM AWAY by Kate Brady for Suspense & 1st Book! http://bit.ly/9ofPZA # don't ...

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Mega Mega Christmas in July Contests. http://ow.ly/274Ue Books, Gift Cards, Baskets of goodies and so much more! # Becky Pena tells ALL: ...

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Fresh Pick is FADE TO MIDNIGHT by Shannon McKenna http://bit.ly/dtFImv keeping your reading "thrilling" # RT @heidi2524: my first ...

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Emilie Richards talks about "Where Everybody Knows Your Name" http://bit.ly/aYg6xx Discover "Happiness Key" ...

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Fresh Pick is UNSPEAKABLE by Laura Griffin http://bit.ly/12OIV Enough twists to keep you glued to the page # Susan C. Shea talks about THE ...

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Mega Mega Christmas in July Contests. Don't MISS them, http://ow.ly/274TQ Books, Gift Cards, Baskets of goodies and so much more! # Fresh ...

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win 25+ books or a critque from @deidreknight details http://bit.ly/dj8hQQ #bodyguardcontest ends July 15 3pmET # @thehistorychic not back ...

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Fresh Pick is BLIND SPOT by Nancy Bush http://bit.ly/9sC5su # Happy Birthday to @SummerSharp Will make it to the party. There will be cake? ...

MARY WINE | THE THINGS WE COLLECT

Isn’t it amazing how many different sorts of collections there are out there? I know that I’m constantly amazed when I catch a report of ...

Sara Reyes | If It’s July, it must be CONFERENCE Season!

[caption id="attachment_1979" align="alignright" width="150" caption="MYTHCON War In Heaven"][/caption] This is short and sweet because I'm ...

Fresh Pick | DOGGED PURSUIT by Robert Rodi

May 2010 On Sale: May 1, 2010 Featuring: Robert Rodi 288 pages ISBN: 0452296137 EAN: 9780452296138 Trade Size $15.00 Add to Wish ...

Fresh Pick | THE DOG PARK CLUB by Cynthia Robinson

Max Bravo #1 July 2010 On Sale: June 22, 2010 Featuring: Max Bravo 304 pages ISBN: 0312559739 EAN: ...

Anna DeStefano’s Summer Vaca Reading Challenge

This summer, I'm indulging in some of the FAB books I've been dying to read all winter and spring. Join me, then check out my blog in ...

Suspense And The City Masters Of Literature’s Thriller Genre Are About To Execute An Event So Perfect It’s Almost Criminal

ThrillerFest V, the world’s most diabolically delicious literature festival, chills New York City July 7-10, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel ...

LAST DAY – Pack Your Beach Tote Contests

Beach and Vacations at Fresh Fiction! Today (June 14th) is the LAST DAY to enter the summer's hottest contests. Lots of great prizes await ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Fabulous Fabulous….Boas And Tiaras Tea

[caption id="attachment_1733" align="alignright" width="300" caption="The ladies of Boas & Tiaras"][/caption] Yesterday was the DFW ...

Fresh Pick | FLOOD by Stephen Baxter

May 2009 On Sale: May 5, 2009 496 pages ISBN: 0451462718 EAN: 9780451462718 Hardcover $24.95 Add to Wish List Science Fiction Buy ...

DIANA ROWLAND | Genre Ennui

I read a blog post recently, written by a woman who was announcing that she was "quitting" Urban Fantasy. She stated that the genre was so ...

MARK TERRY | Doppelganger

These days I’m the author of a series of thriller novels featuring Dr. Derek Stillwater, a troubleshooter for Homeland Security. Derek’s ...

SUSAN MALLERY | Turns Out Size Matters After All!

I grew up in Los Angeles, one of the largest, loudest cities in the world. There’s a lot to love about living in a city. The sights, the ...

CAROL SNOW | FUTURE AUTHORS OF AMERICA

I don’t know whether accountants hear about children who dream of doing taxes or if parents brag to plumbers about kids gifted with a plunger ...

Emery Lee | Mixing Fact and Fiction in THE HIGHEST STAKES

Fresh Pick | REMARKABLE CREATURES by Tracy Chevalier

January 2010On Sale: January 5, 2010Featuring: Elizabeth Philpot; Mary Anning320 pages ISBN: 0525951458EAN: ...

BONNIE HEARN HILL | BREAKING INTO FICTION

Although I had published nonfiction for many years and worked as an editor, I wanted to be a novelist. I made every mistake imaginable as I ...

Interview with Lucie Snodgrass

Jen's JewelsGet the lowdown on your favorite authors with Jennifer Vido.I have always been fascinated with the art of knitting. As a child, I ...

Fresh Pick | REVENGE WEARS RUBIES by Renee Bernard

Jaded Gentlemen #1March 2010On Sale: March 2, 2010Featuring: Haley Moreland; Galen Hawke336 pages ISBN: 0425233375EAN: ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | LAUGH OR CRY WHICH DO YOU PREFER

This week I got news I wasn't expecting and have spent a lot of time crying over it. I know that as the next few weeks and months go by I'm ...

Miranda Neville | I Wish I Were An Orphan

In the book I just finished writing, the heroine has two living parents who are loving and functional. Not that she doesn't have her issues with ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | Help With Category Recommendations

Every week when I sit down to write I try to think of what has caught my attention for the week that might catch yours as well. This week I’m ...

Fresh Pick | CORPSE ON THE COB by Sue Ann Jaffarian

Odelia Grey #5February 2010On Sale: February 1, 2010Featuring: Odelia Grey336 pages ISBN: 0738713511EAN: 9780738713519Paperback$14.95Mystery ...

Shanna Swendson | Chasing a Fad…You’ll Never Catch Up!

I emerged from my winter hibernation to attend ConDFW in a snowy Dallas the weekend of February 12 through 14. I didn't come across any ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | THE SEASONS OF READING

About a week ago I experienced winter in a way that I haven’t had to since we moved to Texas. Our area had a record snowfall of 12.5 inches, ...

Sara Reyes | Winter Musings

It has been nearly a decade since I had a snow day...one of those days made for curling up under a blanket with a good book, watching the big ...

JENNIFER BLAKE | REALISM AND FAIRY TALES

I saw it again this week: "Romance novels, like fairy tales, lack realism; they make young women believe a handsome prince is going to rescue ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | WHAT I READ FOR JANUARY

It’s the end of January and I thought I’d try something new this year-taking a day to recap some of what I read or listened to this ...

Fresh Pick | DYING SCREAM by Mary Burton

December 2009On Sale: December 1, 2009Featuring: Adrianna Barrington; Gage Hudson384 pages ISBN: 1420100289EAN: ...

Sandi Shilhanek | SERIOUS ABOUT SERIES

t’s time to reveal something you may or may not know about me. I am quite serious about series.For more years than I can count I’ve been ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | TECHNOLOGY MY NEW BEST FREIND

Last Sunday my husband and I went shopping. He has decided that we need to attend a dinner for long term employees of the company he works for ...

Behind the scenes: Book Entry…

Went to the west office of FreshFiction (VR) and worked on the books. We're still processing books from 1/4 and almost done so the arrival of ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | THE PERFECT DAY….DOES IT EXIST? I SAY MAYBE

On Saturday I had a nearly perfect day. I say nearly because is any day truly perfect? I woke to temps that were climbing, even though my ...

Sharon’s Cozy Corner | Curl up with a cozy in January…

After the flurry of the holidays, I had expected January to be a nice, quiet, slow month for books – boy, was I wrong! I have a plethora of ...