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Ex-NFL star + snarky single mom = a touchdown of a holiday romance

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The vampires are coming... and this time, the lights won't stop them.

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The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery...

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This holiday season, love is on the menu.

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A Spartan heart can conquer anything, even myths, magic, and monsters.

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There’s nothing like a firefighting cowboy to keep you toasty warm this Christmas...

Claudia Dain

Pseudonym: Claudia Welch.

It was while writing a descriptive essay in seventh grade English (that was the assignment, to write a 'descriptive essay') that Claudia first fell in love. With descriptive essays. Boys being what they are in seventh grade, there was hardly much choice. By her ninth grade year, Claudia was spending hours each week in her bedroom writing descriptive essays that heavily featured older boys (eleventh grade). She also practiced her kissing technique on a pole lamp next to her bed. It was less than satisfactory, but the writing was fun.

She attended the University of Southern California as an English major. She'd mastered kissing by this time and writing, strangely enough, was still fun. 'Strangely' because while it had become obvious to her that almost everyone enjoyed kissing, it was equally obvious that very few people enjoyed writing. This was as peculiar to her as, well, not enjoying kissing.

Clearly, something had to be done. The idea of combining kissing and writing seemed the obvious course of action. While Claudia does not claim to have invented the romance novel, she certainly has a lot of fun describing kisses and inventing men to bestow them upon. And not a one of her heroes looks remotely like a pole lamp. (And don't act like one either.)

Claudia was first published in 2000, is a two-time Rita finalist, and a USA Today Bestselling author. Which just goes to prove that you can make a career out of kissing and writing about it.



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Dismissing the Duke, June 2016
When the Duke Comes to Town #4
The Duke's Christmas Summons, November 2015
Regency Christmas Summons #4
Chasing Miss Montford, April 2015
An Encounter at Hyde Park, August 2014
Accidentally in Love, April 2014
Much Ado About Dutton, September 2013
More Courtesan Chronicles #1
An Encounter at the Museum, March 2013
Daring A Duke, July 2010
The Courtesan Chronicles #5
How To Dazzle A Duke (The Courtesan Series), June 2010
The Courtesan's Wager, April 2010
The Courtesan
How To Dazzle A Duke, September 2009
The Courtesan Series #4
The Courtesan's Wager, February 2009
Courtesan’s Chronicles #3
Trade Size
Private Places, August 2008
The Courtesan's Secret, May 2008
The Courtesan Series #2
Trade Size
The Courtesan's Daughter, October 2007
The Courtesan Series #1
Trade Size
Silent Night, November 2004
Unwrapped, November 2004
Paperback (reprint)
The Fall, September 2004
The Temptation, December 2003
Wish List, September 2003
Paperback (reprint)
A Kiss to Die For, March 2003


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