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Linda Bond | Author-Reader Match: FLATLINE
Author Guest / May 22, 2020

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-ReaderMatch” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present LINDA BOND! Writes: Linda Bond writes romantic thrillers because she’s a big fan of the James Bond franchise. She’s also a real-life news reporter who spends every day writing under deadline. Her series from Entangled Publishing is set in a Central Florida newsroom, where each reporter goes out on assignment, stumbles onto a mystery, and while solving the mystery, falls in love.  Her latest, Flatline, is a medical thriller: People are dying in Dr. Joshua Salvador’s ER. His medical assistant, only weeks from delivering her baby, hangs on to life by a thread. The symptoms seem horrifyingly familiar, and he begins to suspect the deaths are targeted at him. But, before he can figure things out, top TV investigator Rachel Wright is standing in the middle of his ER, convinced an outbreak, an epidemic, or even a botched flu vaccine could be the cause, and she’s going to tell the world.  About: Adrenaline junkie news reporter by day, romance writer by night, seeks…

Nichole Severn | Author-Reader Match: MIDNIGHT ABDUCTION
Author Guest / May 11, 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 Nichole Severn! Writes: Books like MIDNIGHT ABDUCTION, which is mind-twisting suspense mixed with bullet-proof romance set in Tennessee and features a heroine and hero who will stop at nothing to bring home a missing child. About: 30-something romantic suspense author seeks a reader who enjoys: edge-of-your-seat danger, strong heroines and the heroes who dare challenge them, and unforgettable romance. What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: Wants to experience the thrill of solving a missing persons case Cheers for out-of-the-box happy-ever-afters Appreciates an ensemble cast of FBI experts, including a quirky six-year-old obsessed with mystery novels Equally enjoys danger and passion, frequently in the same scene What to expect if we’re compatible: Thrilling romantic suspense you won’t want to put down Paranoia and suspicion of every weird sound in your house and the people around you Memorable romance and tension-breaking inside jokes A hazardous dependence on romantic suspense when you join the Addicted to Danger FB group Exclusive content,…

Sarah Morgenthaler | Author-Reader Match: THE TOURIST ATTRACTION
Author Guest / May 5, 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 Sarah Morgenthaler! Writes: My debut is THE TOURIST ATTRACTION, the first in a series of sweet romantic comedies set in the small, quirky Alaskan town of Moose Springs. Where the moose run amuck and the locals are just trying to survive the tourist season. About: I’m a cheerful geologist turned romcom author seeking enthusiastic readers for an armchair vacation to the beautiful Alaskan mountains. Outdoor lovers a bonus! If you enjoy too many Instagram pics of my dog Sam and a Twitter-obsessed author who always forgets to post on Facebook, you’re the reader for me! I’ll provide the book, you provide the hot cocoa. What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: Must love adorkable heroines on the vacation of a lifetime Must love perpetually grumpy diner owners with cute dogs Must love blind border collies wearing pajamas Must love small-town characters with big personalities Must love sweet romances with lots of laughs Most of all, must love moose! What to expect if we’re compatible: Fun flirty dialogue…

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…

Cathryn Fox | Author-Reader Match: HOOKED ON YOU
Author Guest / May 1, 2020

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-ReaderMatch” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Cathryn Fox! Writes: Hooked on You is a sexy romantic comedy set in the port town of Lunenburg, Nova Scotia where you can discover amazing restaurants, distilleries, artisan shops, and hot lobster fishermen! About: Introverted extrovert seeks a fun-loving reader who loves books, embellished stories, dining and dancing, and will bring me food when I’m on a deadline. Must have a sense of humor. What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: -Loves small town. -Is open to trying new foods. -Loves cows. -Doesn’t mind living with a houseful of hot fisherman. -Can clean out a pumpkin and race it across the water. -Might not understand mathematical computations but listens intently, anyway. -Must love a hot hero who wants to do right by the town, and his girl. What to expect if we’re compatible: -sexy books that give you all the feels. -A fun newsletter with FOXY swag giveaways. -Heroes who have a sense of humor. -Heroines who will always challenge the heroes. -Fun readers group–FOXY FICTION. -A huge…

Annabeth Albert | Author-Reader Match: BURN ZONE
Author Guest / April 28, 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 Annabeth Albert! Writes: I write hot men in dangerous situations! More specifically, I write contemporary LGBTQ romance, mainly m/m pairings with bi/pan/ace/demi rep and more.  I love books with heat, heart, and feels amid exciting backdrops. In my latest, BURN ZONE, I’m launching my HOTSHOTS series about smoke jumpers and wildfire fighters in Central Oregon. This series features burning hot chemistry, some of my favorite tropes with fresh twists, and a dedicated community of first responders who band together to keep the place they love safe. Fans of my OUT OF UNIFORM series will like the “band of brothers” feel here! And book one, BURN ZONE, is an older brother’s best friend romance with a forbidden twist as an upbeat newbie smoke jumper takes on the older, grumpy veteran he’s crushed on for years. About: Like long reads and deep feels that linger after the last page? Like your authors with bulging backlists and well-honed plots? Want sexy excitement without sacrificing…

Anne Harper | Author-Reader Match: FAKE IT TILL YOU MAKE IT
Author Guest / April 20, 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 Anne Harper! Writes: Romantic comedy with relatable romance and shenanigans galore! Fake It Till You Make It is Book #1 in the Accidentally Viral series and is the first look into small-town Arbor Bay, Alabama, and at all of its hilarious, intrusive, and wild residents. About: Anne believes in coffee, chocolate, and the power of being awkward. When she isn’t binge-watching Netflix and Hulu, she’s hanging out with her sassy husband, yelling at her neighbor (who is also her Dad), and posting videos about her life that will undoubtedly embarrass her future children. Her special skills include being able to sing all the words to R.E.M.’s It’s the End of the World while running on the treadmill and the ability to quote almost every episode of Parks and Recreation by heart. What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: Must have felt or done something awkward in your life and are willing to use that experience to relate to others Must love characters with quirks, flaws, and relatable…

Elizabeth Heiter | Author-Reader Match: SECRET INVESTIGATION
Author Guest / April 20, 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 Elizabeth Heiter! Writes: I write suspense with strong heroines, chilling villains, psychological twists, and a little bit (or a lot!) of romance. My new release, SECRET INVESTIGATION, is a romantic suspense about an undercover agent searching for justice for his murdered friend. In the process, he falls for the CEO of the company to blame. But if he wants the truth, she may pay the ultimate price. About: Caffeine and chocolate-fueled author who often writes with a parrot on my shoulder. I have a penchant for going down the rabbit hole with research (luckily, I’ve had enough security clearances for my various law enforcement research visits that when my bizarre internet history is inevitably discovered, it will be clear that it’s all for fictional crimes!). When I have time in between writing books, I love to read them, spend time with family and friends, and downhill ski. One of these days, I’ll get back to playing my violin. What I’m looking for…

Marissa Backlin | Bookseller-Reader Match: LOVE’S SWEET ARROW + Giveaway!
Author Guest / April 8, 2020

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Bookseller-Reader Match” where we introduce you to a bookstore as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Marissa of Love’s Sweet Arrow!  Writes/Sells: I’m Marissa, one of the co-owners of the romance bookstore Love’s Sweet Arrow, the second one in the country! Love’s Sweet Arrow opened last June in Tinley Park, so we are coming up on our first anniversary soon! Love’s Sweet Arrow focuses on having a diverse variety of romance in all subgenres, but also has fun t-shirts, tote bags, buttons, and stickers (some made by BestFriendKelly), soaps (by Perennial Soaps), and candles (NovellyYours, Big White Yeti, and Hearth and Hammer). About: I am 31 and I’ve been a bookstore owner for almost a year now. Before this, I was a special education kindergarten teacher in a local school for a few years and I’m currently a one-on-one paraprofessional in a kindergarten classroom in a different school, which means I’m home from that job too. Before that, I was actually involved in the performing arts and I have an undergraduate degree in music (vocal performance). I’ve got an interesting…

Sasha Summers | Author-Reader Match: JACE
Author Guest / March 31, 2020

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the “Author-ReaderMatch” where we introduce you to authors as a reader you may fall in love with. It’s our great pleasure to present Sasha Summers! Writes: Sasha Summers grew up surrounded by books. Her passions have always been storytelling, romance and travel–passions she uses when writing. Now a best-selling and award winning-author, Sasha continues to fall a little in love with each hero she writes. From easy-on-the-eyes cowboy (and JACE is super easy on the eyes!), sexy alpha-male werewolves, to heroes of truly mythic proportions, she believes that everyone should have their happy ending–in fiction and real life. About: Sasha loves reading—all kinds of books. When she’s not reading, she’s watching a movie on the couch with her cat, Gerard the Feline Overlord. Her hobbies include taking long evening walks in a library or bookstore, discussing fictional heroes, cooking (and eating) low-carb treats, and painting. Turn-Offs include: non-readers… Yea, that’s pretty much it… What I’m looking for in my ideal reader match: Fans of country music Lovers of hot singing cowboy heroes Strong female heroine—wounds and all Their love scenes on the page but not erotic Family Saga aficionados Prefers life with high…