Margaret Carroll | How Not To Marry A Sociopath, Or Things My Characters Taught Me (And Why I Can Relate To Them)

When we were single, my friends and I had endless conversations about what we wanted in a mate. Melissa (these names are all made up) wanted a ...

Fresh Pick | POPPY DONE TO DEATH by Charlaine Harris

Aurora Teagarden Mysteries, #8 July 2009 On Sale: July 7, 2009 Featuring: Aurora Teagarden 288 pages ISBN: 042522807XEAN: ...

Carly Phillips | LUCKY BREAK, It’s Not Just Paranormal…

I love to read and write contemporaries. I love to talk to others who read contemporaries and gauge what they have to say about current books ...

Fresh Pick | ELVIS AND THE GRATEFUL DEAD by Peggy Webb

Southern CousinsOctober 2009On Sale: October 1, 2009304 pages ISBN: 0758225911EAN: 9780758225917Hardcover$22.00ystery Amateur SleuthBuy at ...

Allie Pleiter | Balancing The Quirks And The Oddities

How do you give an old story a new twist? Holiday romances are time-honored favorites. Everyone likes to see the guy finally get the girl under ...

Fresh Pick | CURING THE BLUES WITH A NEW PAIR OF SHOES by Dixie Cash

August 2009On Sale: August 1, 2009Featuring: Edwina Perkins-Martin; Debbie Sue Overstreet320 pages ISBN: 0061434388EAN: 9780061434389Trade ...

Sandi Shilhanek | How Do YOU Balance Kids And Reading?

In many parts of the country school has been back in session for almost six weeks. To me it’s amazing to think that the first six weeks of ...

Fresh Pick | MAMA RIDES SHOTGUN by Deborah Sharp

Mace Bauer #2July 2009On Sale: July 1, 2009336 pages ISBN: 0738713309EAN: 9780738713304Paperback$14.95 Mystery Amateur SleuthBuy at ...

Sara Reyes | Author Signings…My First Real and Virtual

Book SigningOriginally uploaded by freshfictionThis week's guest blogger, Susan Wiggs, had a post about the most horrible signings she's ever ...

Fresh Pick | BREATH OF FIRE by Tammy Kane

July 2009On Sale: June 30, 2009304 pages ISBN: 0505528169EAN: 9780505528162Mass Market Paperback$6.99 Fantasy Historical, Romance ParanormalBuy ...

Susan Wiggs | The Worst Booksigning Ever

When you first sell a book, did you dream about going on tour? Did you imagine yourself putting on grown-up clothes, lipstick and new shoes to ...

Angelica Hart | Writers Are Students Of People

When at a party where there are people I don't know, I am in an element that instigates my imagination.  What to say becomes the direct pay-off ...

Fresh Pick | THE DRAGON MASTER by Allyson James

Dragon #3November 2008On Sale: November 4, 2008Featuring: Seth; Carol Juan304 pages ISBN: 0425224716EAN: 9780425224717Mass Market Paperback$6.99 ...

Fresh Pick | DRAGONS PREFER BLONDES by Candace Havens

Caruthers Sisters #2July 2009On Sale: July 7, 2009Featuring: Alex Caruthers; Ginjin; Jake304 pages ISBN: 0425227804EAN: 9780425227800Trade ...

Rowan Coleman | Life in the Fast Lane

Saturday 19th September 11.30 a.mShhhh....my month old baby boy, Freddie, is asleep. As blissful as it is to see him snoozing, content after a ...

Fresh Pick | THE TREASURE KEEPER by Shana Abe

Drakon #4April 2009On Sale: March 24, 2009Featuring: Lord Rhys Langford; Zoe Cyprienne Lane320 pages ISBN: 0553806858EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | DRAGONBOUND by Jade Lee

Dragons #2April 2009On Sale: April 1, 2009Featuring: Sabina336 pages ISBN: 0843960477EAN: 9780843960471Mass Market Paperback$7.99 Romance ...

Emily Bryan | A Question And Answer With Her Co-Authors

Merry Christmas! Ok, ok, it’s early, but today at FreshFiction we have the authors from the upcoming holiday anthology A Christmas Ball. USA ...

Gyles Brandreth | Wilde’s Celebrity Never Dies…

Oscar Wilde's graveOriginally uploaded by AndifeelfineThe other Sunday I made a pilgrimage to the Père Lachaise cemetery, in the northeast of ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Why Can’t I Dejunk My TBR Pile?

This weekend the weather has finally cooled in my neck of the woods. It’s the first day in a little over a week without rain, and why I did ...

Sara Edmonds | You Might Call Them Quirks But I Call Them Reading Rituals

I have always had a reading ritual- a couple actually. And I prefer to think of them as rituals and not quirks, although some would debate me on ...

Sarah Langan | Learning The "Rules" Of Adult Fiction

Some years ago, when my first novel THE KEEPER came out, I received a piece of hate mail from a reader, telling me that I’d gone too far, was ...

Sarah Langan | Learning The "Rules" Of Adult Fiction

Some years ago, when my first novel THE KEEPER came out, I received a piece of hate mail from a reader, telling me that I’d gone too far, was ...

FRESH PICK — BREAKING THE BANK by Yona Zeldis McDonough

September 2009On Sale: September 8, 2009Featuring: Mia Saul368 pages ISBN: 1439102538EAN: 9781439102534Paperback$15.00 Women's Fiction ...

KAREN WHITE-OWENS | ART IMITATING REAL LIFE

I’ve been a published author for approximately seven years. Since I started to write, I enjoy writing about subjects that intrigued, puzzled, ...

EVA GORDON | WHY I WRITE WEREWOLVES

My blog is about why my fantasy and paranormal novels center on wolves as main characters, or spirit guides. In my debut fantasy novel, Mystic ...

CLAIRE DELACROIX | TEN THINGS YOU CAN DO TO IMPROVE YOUR CHANCES OF MAKING YOUR FIRST SALE

I know a lot of aspiring writers (and I’ll likely meet a lot more, during the writer-in-residence program at the Toronto Public Library this ...

Michelle Moran | Why Cleopatra’s Daughter…

It all began with a dive. Not the kind of dive you take into a swimming pool, but the kind where you squeeze yourself into a wetsuit and wonder ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | SEPTEMBER…READ A NEW BOOK MONTH

A discussion in one of my yahoo groups brought up special holidays in September. I’m sure if we all took a moment and stopped we could think ...

Sara Reyes | Tea, a Saturday Tradition Bears Fruit… with Vampires!

Fun Books to Read!Today is tea day, Means gathering books, getting dressed somewhat nicely (no "work" pants, jeans okay), putting on the minimal ...

ROSEMARY CLEMENT MOORE WARNING! READING COULD BE DANGEROUS TO YOUR DIET

I had cheesecake for breakfast this morning. Completely self-indulgent, right? Not on the diet at all, let alone for breakfast. Saturday morning ...

Sharon Lathan |Traveling Through Derbyshire With The Darcys

Oh how I wish I could share with you all my personal adventures walking and driving over the pastoral hills and valleys of Derbyshire, England. ...

Fresh Pick | THE SPLENDOR FALLS by Rosemary Clement-Moore

September 2009On Sale: September 8, 2009528 pages ISBN: 0385736908EAN: 9780385736909Hardcover$17.99Young AdultBuy at Amazon.comThe Splendor ...

Heather Long | Shelf Wars: Science Fiction and Fantasy Strike Back

My husband and I share similar tastes in books. Granted, he likes some authors that I just can't get into and vice versa. But our last few trips ...

Fresh Pick | MISTRESS OF MELLYN by Victoria Holt

December 2008On Sale: December 23, 2008Featuring: Connan TreMellyn; Martha Leigh336 pages ISBN: 0312384157EAN: 9780312384159Trade Size ...

Suzanne Arruda | Just What Does Larger Than Life Mean?

Sometimes I feel like Jimmy Stuart in "It’s a Wonderful Life," gazing at the National Geographics and dreaming of adventures in far away ...

Fresh Pick | HIS WICKED SINS by Eve Silver

August 2008Featuring: Elizabeth Canham; Griffin Fairfax352 pages ISBN: 0821781294EAN: 9780821781296Paperback$5.99Romance Historical, Romance ...

Sara Edmonds | My Favorite Hero–The Bad Boy

I have been spending a lot of time re-reading some of my favorite authors. And while I was re-reading and book swapping with friends, I came ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | ONE LAST SUMMER HURRAH

If you live in the United States then this is perhaps a holiday weekend for you. It is for me, and I’ve been looking forward to it with much ...

Sara Reyes | Holiday…I’m really going off the clock…

Probably for about six hours. GASP. I know, it's a shocker and I really should have thought about this earlier and had someone else guest blog ...

Tracy Wolff | Why I Love New Orleans

Writing my newest novel, Tie Me Down, was a bittersweet endeavor, because it took me back to a city I know intimately well, a city I love and ...

Judith James | The Muse

Muse - the source of an artist's inspiration; the goddess or the power regarded as inspiring a poet, artist, thinker, or the like... sometimes ...

Tasha Alexander | Reality Bites…or What Was It Really Like in Victorian England?

Being a historical novelist has its perks and pitfalls. The perks? Being able to work in pajamas is probably my favorite. I love the travel ...

SHOBHAN BANTWAL |INDIA’S SHY HEROINES AND SILENT HEROES

When I took up creative writing--romantic fiction no less--I faced some tough challenges. I wanted to write about my own Indian Hindu culture ...