Daily DOSE | The First Five Hundred

Happy Halloween! NaNoWriMo begins tomorrow and as a special teaser, enjoy the first five hundred words of my Nano project: The Forgotten. The ...

Sara Reyes | See You In Austin, or Texas Book Festival Ramblings…

Just realized it's been over 10 years that I started on this path, crusade, mission to meet and support authors. As I was rushing, literally, to ...

Fresh Pick | DRACULA THE UN-DEAD by Dacre Stoker, Ian Holt

October 2009On Sale: October 13, 2009Featuring: Quincey Harker; Dr. Seward416 pages ISBN: 0525951296EAN: ...

Daily DOSE | Trick or Treat: This Witch Is Whack

Tomorrow is Halloween! October 31st! The countdown to the end of The Daily Dose's Trick or Treat grab bag giveaway, the night to dress up in fun ...

Rachel Brady | What To Do About Unwanted Halloween Candy

Last time I visited Fresh Fiction we talked about the Stupid Things I Do for Excellent Books. In the spirit of Halloween, I’ll follow up with ...

Fresh Pick | WITCH CRAFT by Caitlin Kittredge

Nocturne City #4September 2009On Sale: September 1, 2009Featuring: Will Fagin; Luna352 pages ISBN: 0312943628EAN: 9780312943622Mass Market ...

Daily Dose | Five Ways Readers Benefit from NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo is right around the corner. For those of you who don't know what that is, NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writer’s Month. It’s a ...

Jenna Petersen | A Family Affair

Hi everyone! Thanks to everybody at Fresh Fiction for having me back once again to blog! I always love coming here because I feel like I’m ...

Fresh Pick | MY WICKED VAMPIRE by Nina Bangs

Castle of Dark Dreams #4October 2009On Sale: September 29, 2009336 pages ISBN: 084395955XEAN: 9780843959550Mass Market Paperback$7.99Romance ...

Amanda Grange |The Vampire Myth

Hi, it’s good to be here on the Fresh Fiction blog, thanks for inviting me along to chat about vampires, it’s a great time of year to be ...

Fresh Pick | XOMBIES: APOCALYPSE BLUES by Walter Greatshell

Zombies #1October 2009On Sale: September 29, 2009Featuring: Lulu Pangloss336 pages ISBN: 0441018351EAN: 9780441018352Paperback$7.99Fantasy ...

DAILY DOSE | Brown Paper Packages, Tied Up with String

Bookstores. New books. Amazon packages on my door step. These are just a few of my favorite things. As November is rounding the bend and the ...

DAILY DOSE | Blind Casting Characters

Blind casting is a practice in the film industry of casting for a television show or film without considering the actor or actress’s ...

Joy Nash | A Letter From Rhys

To the Once and Future Readers of my tale,I left Avalon as a lad of fourteen winters.It was not my choice. The sacred isle was my soul-home. It ...

Fresh Pick | TRICK OR TREAT by Jan Springer, Tawny Taylor, Charlene Teglia, N.J. Walters

October 2009On Sale: October 13, 2009288 pages ISBN: 1439131554EAN: 9781439131558Trade Size$14.00Romance Erotica Sensual, Romance Anthology ...

Kathryne Kennedy | A Letter To Papa

I'm so very glad to be back here again at Fresh Fiction, and very excited about my upcoming Victorian romance releasing in December, My Unfair ...

Fresh Pick | AUDREY’S DOOR by Sarah Langan

October 2009On Sale: September 29, 2009Featuring: Audrey Lucas; Saraub Ramesh; Jayne Young432 pages ISBN: 0061624217EAN: 9780061624216Mass ...

Last DAY for the BOO-K Spectacular! Don’t Miss YOUR Treat!

Our special contests end at midnight on October 26th so you do NOT want to miss your opportunity to enter for treats! And what lovely treats ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Is It Just About The Decorations?

Wednesday night the DFWTea Readers met at my house for our annual Halloween dinner. I know that I’ve blogged about the group and the fun ...

Fresh Pick | BRIDE OF THE WOLF by Jennifer St. Giles

The Shadowmen #4May 2009On Sale: April 28, 2009Featuring: Marissa Vasquez; Navarre352 pages ISBN: 1416563415EAN: 9781416563419Mass Market ...

Heather Long | Harry Dresden Broke my CD Player

You know the adage; sometimes life is stranger than fiction? Well, I have a little story to share that continues to support this idea. Since ...

Fresh Pick | ACCORDING TO JANE by Marilyn Brant

October 2009On Sale: October 1, 2009Featuring: Ellie Barnett; Sam Blaine352 pages ISBN: 0758234619EAN: 9780758234612Paperback$14.00Romance ...

Sandra Hill | "Food" For Thought And A Chance To Win

A tsunami of monumental proportions is heading toward the book industry, and many of the millions of avid book readers across the country aren't ...

Fresh Pick | RUDE AWAKENINGS OF A JANE AUSTEN ADDICT by Laurie Viera Rigler

July 2009On Sale: June 25, 2009Featuring: Jane Mansfield; Wes304 pages ISBN: 0525950761EAN: 9780525950769Hardcover$25.95Romance Historical, ...

Shayla Black | The Trouble With Love

Writing is never easy, but I’ve often said that writing romance is one of the more difficult challenges. Romances aren’t just about emotion. ...

Fresh Pick | THE MATTERS AT MANSFIELD: OR, THE CRAWFORD AFFAIR by Carrie Bebris

Mr. And Mrs. Darcy MysteriesSeptember 2008On Sale: September 2, 2008Featuring: Fitzwilliam Darcy; Elizabeth Darcy288 pages ISBN: ...

Sharon Fiffer | How To Enjoy A Writing Conference

Since I do not exactly write a regular blog on www.sharonfiffer.com, I probably worry way too much about what I should, can, am expected to, or ...

Fresh Pick | COLONEL BRANDON’S DIARY by Amanda Grange

July 2009On Sale: July 7, 2009Featuring: James Brandon; Marianne Dashwood304 pages ISBN: 0425227790EAN: 9780425227794Paperback$14.00Romance ...

Nina Bangs | How To Fiddle While Rome Is Burning Without Setting Yourself On Fire

Humor is a minefield that writers must tiptoe through with great care, hence the title of this piece. Someone with a warped sense of humor might ...

Fresh Pick | THE PLIGHT OF THE DARCY BROTHERS by Marsha Altman

Pride & Prejudice Sequel #2August 2009On Sale: August 1, 2009Featuring: Mary Bennet368 pages ISBN: 140222429XEAN: ...

Mark Arsenault | It’s All About The Motivation

Storytelling is all about motivation. How do I motivate the reader to finish the book? A fast start helps. In my new novel, Loot the Moon, the ...

Fresh Pick | THE INDEPENDENCE OF MISS MARY BENNET by Colleen McCullough

January 2009On Sale: December 30, 2008Featuring: Mary Bennet352 pages ISBN: 1416596488EAN: 9781416596486Hardcover$26.00Historical Buy at ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Wish Upon The Bookstore

This week I had trouble coming up with a topic for discussion. Then I finally thought of something, and realized I couldn’t’ post it ...

Fresh Pick | THE OTHER MR. DARCY by Monica Fairview

October 2009On Sale: October 1, 2009Featuring: Caroline Bingley; Robert Darcy368 pages ISBN: 140222513XEAN: ...

Sara Edmonds | When It Comes To Location How Much Detail Do You Need?

I was reading Janet Evanovich's Finger Lickin' Fifteen- and after the gut retching laughter- I realized that even though I have never been to ...

Fresh Pick | WOLFSBANE AND MISTLETOE by Kat Richardson, Carrie Vaughn, Patricia Briggs, Keri Arthur, Charlaine Harris

October 2008On Sale: October 7, 2008368 pages ISBN: 0441016332EAN: 9780441016334Hardcover$24.95Paranormal Buy at Amazon.com 2009 Anthony ...

Monica Fairview | When Caroline Bingley Spoke…I Listened

On what must have been an ordinary day in my life, I woke up with a strange idea. I ignored it, got on with my usual routine, and hoped it would ...

Fresh Pick | THE CROSSROADS by Chris Grabenstein

May 2009On Sale: May 12, 2009352 pages ISBN: 0375846980EAN: 9780375846984Paperback$6.99Young Adult, Mystery Buy at Amazon.com 2009 Anthony ...

SARA ANGELINI | IMAGINING MYSELF IN A JANE AUSTEN NOVEL

I think Jane Austen wrote about me. No, I’m not off my meds, and yes, I realize that dear Jane has been dead for almost two hundred years ...

Fresh Pick | THE SHANGHAI MOON by S. J. Rozan

Lydia Chin/Bill SmithFebruary 2009On Sale: February 3, 2009Featuring: Lydia Chin; BIll Smith384 pages ISBN: 0312245564EAN: ...

Amelia Grey | How History Inspires Me

Thank you for having me today at Fresh Fiction to talk about my current book A Marquis To Marry. I’m happy to tell you that this book is the ...

Fresh Pick | DEATH OF A COZY WRITER by G.M. Malliet

St. Just Mystery #1July 2008On Sale: July 1, 2008Featuring: DCI Arthur St. Just312 pages ISBN: 0738712485EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO by Stieg Larsson

September 2008On Sale: September 16, 2008480 pages ISBN: 0307269752EAN: 9780307269751Hardcover$24.95Thriller Crime, Suspense Psychological ...

GAIL CARRIGER A QUESTION AND ANSWER ABOUT STEAM PUNK

When I knew I'd be writing a little something about steampunk, I thought I'd try to figure out what people still wanted to know on the subject. ...

Anne Marsh | When Life Throws You Lemons Make A Book

I’ve always loved reading. The standard family joke, when I was growing up, was that you could count on me to have my nose in a book. I had ...

Fresh Pick | THE FIRST QUARRY by Max Allan Collins

Prequel to THE LAST QUARRYOctober 2008On Sale: September 30, 2008Featuring: Quarry256 pages ISBN: 0843959657EAN: 9780843959659Mass Market ...

Spotlight on Leigh Bridger

Leigh BridgerSoul CatcherSomeone's got to catch Hell. Otherwise, reincarnation will get you killed...again.Belle BridgeOctober 2009On Sale: ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | WHERE DID THE TIME GO?

This last week my seventeen year old high school senior finished the first six weeks of school. I can remember quite clearly when I found out I ...

Fresh Pick | THE SCARECROW by Michael Connelly

June 2009On Sale: May 26, 2009Featuring: Jack McEvoy448 pages ISBN: 0316166308EAN: 9780316166300Hardcover$27.99Thriller Buy at Amazon.com ...

Sara Edmonds | Watching My Favorite Authors Grow…

I was reading the latest by Susan Elizabeth Phillips, WHAT I DID FOR LOVE, last month and as I finished I was so pleasantly surprised at how ...

Fresh Pick | DEEP DISH by Mary Kay Andrews

March 2009On Sale: March 1, 2009416 pages ISBN: 0060837373EAN: 9780060837372Paperback (reprint)$14.99Women's Fiction Buy at Amazon.com Deep ...

LaToya S. Watkins | I Have Always Wanted to Be Change

‘Tis 12:03 a.m. and I am still awake, sitting in front of my computer. I have tried the bed this evening, but it is not very inviting at the ...

Fresh Pick | CREAM PUFF MURDER by Joanne Fluke

Hannah Swensen #11March 2009On Sale: March 1, 2009Featuring: Mike Kingston; Hannah Swensen288 pages ISBN: 0758210221EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | ESPRESSO SHOT by Cleo Coyle

Coffeehouse Mystery #7 October 2009 On Sale: October 6, 2009 Featuring: Clare Cosi 368 pages ISBN: 0425230767EAN: 9780425230763Paperback ...

Jaime Rush (aka Tina Wainscott) | Cheeky Reads

And then...and then...and then...After writing 18 stand-alone books under my real name, Tina Wainscott, I embarked on a totally new ...

Rie Sheridan Rose | Write What You Want To Know

I was sitting here thinking, trying to decide what wisdom I wanted to impart in this blog. I finally decided that there is a bit of advice that ...

Fresh Pick | COMFORT FOOD by Kate Jacobs

April 2009On Sale: April 7, 2009Featuring: Augusta Simpson384 pages ISBN: 0425226204EAN: 9780425226209Trade Size$15.00Women's Fiction Buy at ...

Louisa Edwards | Where Does Character Inspiration Come From?

A question I hear a lot is: "Where do you get your inspiration for your characters?" Adam Temple, the hero of Can’t Stand the Heat, is a ...

Fresh Pick | FINGER LICKIN’ FIFTEEN by Janet Evanovich

Stephanie Plum Novels #15 July 2009 On Sale: June 23, 2009 Featuring: Stephanie Plum; Lulu 320 pages ISBN: 0312383282EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | CAN’T STAND THE HEAT by Louisa Edwards

Recipe for Love #1September 2009On Sale: September 1, 2009Featuring: Adam Temple; Miranda Wake368 pages ISBN: 0312356498EAN: ...

Julie Kenner | Hard Science or It’s Just Magic…

I’m writing this from umpty thousand feet in the air (I won’t embarrass myself by putting in an actual number because I have no clue how ...

Watch AUDREY’S DOOR Video and WIN!

Sarah LanganWin a copy of Sarah Langan's latest AUDREY'S DOOR. And don't miss the FREE e-edition of free e-edition of THE KEEPER up at ...

SAND SHILHANEK | HOUSEHOLD CHORES OR READING

When I sat down to write this blog I really had no idea what to write about! All I could think of was the zillion and one things I had on my to ...

Fresh Pick | KILLER CRAB CAKES by Livia J. Washburn

Fresh-Baked #4 October 2009On Sale: September 29, 2009Featuring: Phyllis Newsom304 pages ISBN: 0451228367EAN: 9780451228369Trade ...

DAILY DOSE | Shannon K. Butcher – Love You to Death

Please join me in welcoming author Shannon K. Butcher to the Daily Dose to celebrate her newest release: Love You to Death. The novel takes ...

Fresh Pick | SOUTHERN PERIL by T. Lynn Ocean

Jersey BarnesJuly 2009On Sale: July 7, 2009272 pages ISBN: 0312383479EAN: 9780312383473Hardcover$24.99Mystery Woman Sleuth Buy at Amazon.com ...

Candy’s Inside Books | Don’t Miss The Magic…

Candy's Inside BooksA look at books, authors and movie eventsThere are so many of my friends and favorite authors with books out this month that ...

Linda Wisdom | What’s Hexier Than A Witch?

First off, many thanks to Fresh Fiction for giving me a chance to talk about my latest book, HEX IN HIGH HEELS.If you've read my series you know ...

Fresh Pick | SEW DEADLY by Elizabeth Lynn Casey

Southern Sewing #1August 2009On Sale: August 4, 2009Featuring: Tori Sinclair288 pages ISBN: 0425229106EAN: 9780425229101Paperback$6.99Mystery ...

Sheila Roberts | Sheila’s Recipe For A Fun Book

Good deeds, good lovin’ and good recipes--I thought these sounded like a winning combination for a book, so I incorporated them all into my ...

Fresh Pick | VI AGRA FALLS by Mary Daheim

Bed-And-Breakfast #24 August 2009 On Sale: August 1, 2009 Featuring: Judidth McMonigle Flynn 352 pages ISBN: 0061351555EAN: ...