Terry Spear | Realistic Urban Fantasies

It seems that if a world is a fantasy, anything could go. It’s fantastical after all. But the fun in creating an urban fantasy for me is in ...

Fresh Pick | THE SPLENDOR FALLS by Rosemary Clement-Moore

September 2009On Sale: September 8, 2009528 pages ISBN: 0385736908EAN: 9780385736909Hardcover$17.99Young Adult Buy at Amazon.com A Fresh ...

Sheila Rabe | Resolutions I’m Not Going To Keep

Every year it’s the same old, same old. I resolve to eat less and exercise more, manage my time better, get organized, be a better wife, ...

Fresh Pick | RED HOT LIES by Laura Caldwell

Izzy McNeil #1June 2009On Sale: June 1, 2009Featuring: Izzy McNeil420 pages ISBN: 0778326500EAN: 9780778326502Mass Market ...

SARA EDMONDS | A FEW OF MY FAVORITES OF 2009

Towards the end of the year, I inevitably look through the books I have read and remember my favorites. These are only a few that impressed me ...

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: ...

Daily Dose | Top Ten Vampire Romance Books

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsJust because I don't read a lot of vampire fiction doesn't mean I don't ...

Robin Kaye | Meet Rich and Becca Ronaldi…

I walked into DiNicola’s Restaurant in Brooklyn, NY, and stopped at the reception desk, the hostess was putting the daily specials inside each ...

Fresh Pick | BLUE DIABLO by Ann Aguirre

Corine Solomon #1April 2009On Sale: April 7, 2009Featuring: Corine Solomon336 pages ISBN: 0451462645EAN: 9780451462640Paperback$6.99Fantasy ...

Fresh Pick | SWORN TO SILENCE by Linda Castillo

Kate Burkholder #1July 2009On Sale: June 23, 2009Featuring: Kate Burkholder336 pages ISBN: 0312374976EAN: ...

Sunday Snips and Clips: Kitty, Khristmas and Kibitzing

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsHappy Sunday everyone! Sorry for no Smackdown yesterday, I was sucked ...

Sara Edmonds | Taking An Inexpensive Vacation To An Exotic Locale

With winter here, I have often wished to be in a nice tropical locale for a few weeks. I realized though that while I was reading TWENTIES GIRL ...

Fresh Pick | THE LATE, LAMENTED MOLLY MARX by Sally Koslow

May 2009 On Sale: May 19, 2009 Featuring: Molly Marx 320 pages ISBN: 0345506200EAN: 9780345506207Hardcover$25.00 Paranormal, Women's ...

SARA EDMONDS | TAKING AN INEXPENSIVE VACATION TO AN EXOTIC LOCALE

With winter here, I have often wished to be in a nice tropical locale for a few weeks. I realized though that while I was reading Twenties Girl ...

Fresh Pick | DEWEY by Vicky Myron, Bret Witter

October 2008 On Sale: September 24, 2008 288 pages ISBN: 0446407410EAN: 9780446407410Hardcover$19.99 Non-Fiction Biography, Non-Fiction ...

Sara Edmonds | The World Of E-readers

If you are like me, you have wondered and contemplated buying one of the e-readers on the market, but have yet to make the plunge for various ...

Fresh Pick | DOG ON IT by Spencer Quinn

Chet And Bernie #1 February 2009 On Sale: February 10, 2009 320 pages ISBN: 1416585834EAN: 9781416585831Hardcover$25.00 Mystery Pet ...

Happy Holidays from Fresh Fiction!

Season's Greetings May your holidays and New Year be filled with happiness and great reads From your Fresh Fiction friendsand ...

Mary Lydon Simonsen Interview

We had so much fun with Mary Lyndon Simonsen and so many unanswered questions, we asked Mary to come back and visit with us. So settle in and ...

Fresh Pick | THE WICKED WAYS OF A TRUE HERO by Barbara Metzger

March 2009On Sale: March 3, 2009Featuring: Daniel Stamfield; Corie Abbott352 pages ISBN: 0451226348EAN: 9780451226341Paperback$6.99Romance ...

Matthew Peterson | FROM ANNE RICE TO DEAN KOONTZ

I really should be writing the next book in my best-selling and award-winning Parallel Worlds series, but a little thing like a fire destroying ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | HOW WILL YOU SPEND THE NEXT WEEK

As the holiday shopping season is ending I am wondering did you have to make a mad dash to the mall for one last gift? Did you order your ...

Sara Reyes | Something Delicious in the Kitchen means…

It's the time of year when I need an extra special escape moment or two so I do my old handy escape -- fall back into a book. I feel a bit sad ...

Fresh Pick | DAWNKEEPERS by Jessica Andersen

January 2009On Sale: January 6, 2009Featuring: Nate Blackhawk; Alexis Gray480 pages ISBN: 0451225759EAN: 9780451225757Paperback$7.99Romance ...

Saturday Smackdown: Gandalf versus Dumbledore

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsAh the beauty of the holiday season! We kick off our last week in a ...

Fresh Pick | MAYAN SECRETS by Ciar Cullen

February 2009On Sale: February 1, 2009208 pages ISBN: 1605041092EAN: 9781605041094Trade Size$12.00Romance Suspense Buy at Amazon.com Mayan ...

Jill Myles |Gentlemen Prefer….Holiday Bark

As we wind through the holidays, my mind is set on my upcoming book release instead of the actual Christmas holiday itself. The stockings are ...

Fresh Pick | JAKE RANSOM AND THE SKULL KING’S SHADOW by James Rollins

Jake Ransom #1April 2009On Sale: April 15, 2009Featuring: Jake Ransom; Kady Ransom256 pages ISBN: 0061473790EAN: ...

Jessica Inclan | Make The Coffee If You Can

People who haven't had coffee shouldn't make coffee.I relearned this important lesson a couple of mornings ago upon finding my pot of coffee ...

The Magic of Christmas: Books

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsChristmas is one of my favorite times of the year. Whether you call it ...

Fresh Pick | 2012: THE WAR FOR SOULS by Whitley Strieber

July 2008On Sale: July 1, 2008320 pages ISBN: 0765358670EAN: 9780765358677Mass Market Paperback$7.99Science Fiction Buy at Amazon.com 2012: ...

Christie Craig | Ten Things A Christie Craig Hero Would Never Say

Recently I blogged about ten things a Christie Craig heroine would never say. Well, living in an equal opportunity world, giving the male ...

Last DAY for the Holiday Contests! Get your GIFT on!

Wishing you and yours the best this holiday season!Holiday Contests end tonight (12/15) at midnight! Enter NOW!Heat up your winter with Susan ...

Fresh Pick | ETERNAL PLEASURE by Nina Bangs

Gods of the Night #1July 2008On Sale: July 1, 2008384 pages ISBN: 0843959533EAN: 9780843959536Mass Market Paperback$7.99Romance Paranormal, ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Celebrate!

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsSince we began the giveaway on Black Friday, the The Daily Dose with ...

AMANDA MCINTYRE | APPROACHING WINTER SOLSTICE

There are so many traditions we hold dear at this time of year. Many stem from our memories of growing up, or experiences that we incorporate ...

LORI BRIGHTON | JUST WHAT CAN AN AUTHOR CONTROL ANYWAY

Go to any reader’s forum and you’ll find a variety of complaints about books. Perhaps the cover is ugly, perhaps the reader can’t find the ...

Fresh Pick | IN THE COURTS OF THE SUN by Brian D’Amato

April 2009On Sale: March 26, 2009Featuring: Jed DeLanda656 pages ISBN: 0525950516EAN: 9780525950516Hardcover$28.95Thriller Arcane Buy at ...

Fresh Pick | SKYKEEPERS by Jessica Andersen

Final Prophecy #3August 2009On Sale: August 4, 2009Featuring: Sasha Ledbetter; Michael Stone480 pages ISBN: 0451227700EAN: ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Kitty Came Upon a Midnight Clear

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsWhat do you get with a werewolf named Kitty, a radio show and a fresh ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | WHAT DO YOU THINK MAKES A BOOK A HISTORICAL?

This week I have been reading Rainwater by Sandra Brown. By Wikipedia’s definition historical romance is anything set before World War II. ...

Saturday Smackdown: Fairy Tale Style

In honor of The Princess and the Frog today, our Saturday Smackdown features two classic princesses that have inspired generations of girls for ...

Sara Reyes | Celebrating the Holidays…with a tea!

Our book club has an annual Holiday tea. It's a great time and usually very memorable. Some of our members come to every activity and some come ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Come to Ashby and See

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsREMEMBERING ASHBY is a tale of love and passion that began as the ...

P.D. Martin | Readers Watch Their Plot Choices Come To Life

I admit, my latest project probably verges on madness – at the very least it’sa little bit crazy...A couple of weeks ago I launched a ...

Fresh Pick | PLUM PUDDING MURDER by Joanne Fluke

Hannah Swensen #12 October 2009On Sale: September 29, 2009 256 pages ISBN: 0758210248EAN: 9780758210241Hardcover$24.00Mystery Woman Sleuth ...

Fresh Pick | THE SOLEMN LANTERN MAKER by Merlinda Bobis

November 2009On Sale: October 27, 2009Featuring: Noland272 pages ISBN: 038534113XEAN: 9780385341134Trade Size$14.00Fiction Buy at Amazon.com ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Frolic and Play, the Paranormal Way

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsGood morning, the weather outside is truly getting frightful as the ...

WENDY NELSON TOKUNAGA | BEING A STRANGER IN A STRANGE LAND

Thank you, Fresh Fiction, for inviting me to write a guest blog!In my new novel,Love in Translation, 33-year-old fledgling singer Celeste ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Do You Hear What Ian Hears?

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsPersonally, I'm having so much fun with our Holiday Blog giveaway and ...

Fresh Pick | A BLUE AND GRAY CHRISTMAS by Joan Medlicott

CovingtonNovember 2009On Sale: November 10, 2009336 pages ISBN: 1416597352EAN: 9781416597353Hardcover$19.99Women's Fiction Buy at Amazon.com ...

C.J. LYONS | HOMICIDAL HOLIDAYS

Hi guys! Thanks to the folks at Fresh Fiction for inviting me!I’m CJ Lyons, a former pediatric ER doctor turned thriller writer and I love ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Red Kissmas

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsSmoking hot romance and fierce Spartan warriors are the main ...

Deb Stover | Favorite Holiday Memories

The holiday season triggers memories for all of us--some good, some not-so-good. If we're lucky, the good memories far outnumber the bad.When ...

Fresh Pick | THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS by Debbie Macomber

October 2009On Sale: September 29, 2009Featuring: Cassie Beaumont288 pages ISBN: 0778326829EAN: 9780778326823Hardcover$16.95Romance ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Maggie Christmas

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsLast week, the The Daily Dose gave away Rosemary Clement-Moore's THE ...

Caridad Pineiro | How Do You Manage Your Time

Just hear those sleigh bells jingling, ring ting tingling too.Come on, it's lovely weather for a sleigh ride together with you . . .Lovely ...

Fresh Pick | HOLIDAY GRIND by Cleo Coyle

Coffeehouse Mystery #8November 2009On Sale: November 3, 2009Featuring: Clare Cosi384 pages ISBN: 0425230058EAN: ...

Daily Dose Holiday Giveaway: Angels We Have Heard on High

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsThomas E. Sniegoski is one of my favorite authors. I had the pleasure ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | BOOKING IT THROUGH TOWN

This weekend my friend Yvonne has arrived from England. Whenever she comes it means a bunch of shopping for various items to go home with her, ...

Fresh Pick | A COWBOY CHRISTMAS by Janette Kenny

October 2009On Sale: October 1, 2009Featuring: Ellie Cade; Reid Barclay352 pages ISBN: 1420106589EAN: 9781420106589Paperback$5.99Romance ...

Fresh Pick | KISSING SANTA CLAUS by Donna Kauffman, Jill Shalvis, HelenKay Dimon

October 2009On Sale: October 1, 2009352 pages ISBN: 0758238843EAN: 9780758238849Trade Size$14.00Romance Anthology, Romance Contemporary Buy ...

Saturday Smackdown: Holiday Style

The Daily DoseSmattering of Romance, Paranormal, and General ObservationsIt’s Saturday Smackdown time again here at the Daily Dose and I ...

Two Series to Check Out — Perfect Reading & Gifts

Fresh Takes from the Teen ShelvesAll the news, updates and gossip for the Young Adult -- books, authors, movies and more!With the holidays come ...

Kathryne Kennedy | My Step By Step Guide To How I Get Inspired To Write

Step 1:Get out of the house. People watch. When they speak, what mannerisms do they use? What features make them attractive? I often use the ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: A Strangely, Beautiful Gift

Capping off this fabulous week of holiday blog giveaways is Leanna Renee Hieber. Leanna paid a visit to the Daily Dose for a fabulous ...

Fresh Pick | THE CHRISTMAS SECRET by Donna VanLiere

October 2009On Sale: October 13, 2009Featuring: Christine Eisley304 pages ISBN: 0312558368EAN: 9780312558369Hardcover$14.99Women's Fiction ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Let Freedom Ring

Author Lisa Pietsch is a real peach and a personal friend. Her first novel The Path to Freedom follows the exploits of Sarah Stevens as she ...

Fresh Pick | LAKESHORE CHRISTMAS by Susan Wiggs

Lakeshore ChroniclesOctober 2009On Sale: September 29, 2009Featuring: Eddie Haven400 pages ISBN: 0778326896EAN: ...

MARY LYDON SIMONSEN | How I Write Aka Talking To Myself

Thank you for inviting me to write a guest blog on Fresh Fiction. I thought I would share with you today a little bit about my writing process, ...

Candace Havens Inside Books | Gift Ideas and December Books

Candy's Inside BooksA look at books, authors and movie eventsI’d hoped to put together a list of some of my favorite books from the past year ...

Susan Lyon | What Is It About A Series ?

I love writing series. My first sale, Champagne Rules in 2005, was the first in a four-book series about four 20-something girlfriends (The ...

Fresh Pick | A HIGHLANDER CHRISTMAS by Janet Chapman

November 2009On Sale: October 27, 2009Featuring: Camry MacKeage; Luke Pascal352 pages ISBN: 1416595457EAN: 9781416595458Mass Market ...

Jen’s Jewels | Interview with Lori Wilde

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 ...

Tina Leonard | This Is Good

Leonard LightTales From A Writer's LifeChristmas is a time for happy memories. I have a lot of memories from different Christmases, most of them ...

Tanzey Talk | The time has finally come…

Tanzey Talkfor the latest on books and authors.The middle of October found me traveling to Indianapolis with Fresh Fiction reviewer Suan Wilson ...

Sharon’s Cozy Corner | Celebrate the holidays with a Christmas-themed cozy mystery!

Sharon's Cozy CornerAll about the cozy mysteries: interviews, reviews, booksThe holiday spirits are warm, but the winter weather is as chilling ...

Sharon Ashwood | Celebrate With A Scorching Good Time

December 1 is the launch of Scorched, the second installment of my Dark Forgotten series. Without giving away too many details, the action picks ...

Daily Dose Holiday Blog Giveaway: Gothic Love

Welcome to day four of our holiday blog giveaway! I hope you are enjoying these giveaways as much as I am in coordinating them. Today's giveaway ...

Fresh Pick | BED & BREAKFAST by Lois Battle

September 2009On Sale: August 25, 2009Featuring: Josie Taternall400 pages ISBN: 0143116436EAN: 9780143116431Trade Size$15.00Women's Fiction ...