Fresh Pick | SILVER SILENCE by Joy Nash

Druids of Avalon #3 November 2009 On Sale: October 27, 2009 Featuring: Rhys; Breena 336 pages ISBN: 0505527170 EAN: ...

Shelley Munro | Why Write A Gothic Historical Romance?

My parents introduced me to books and reading at a young age. As kids, my brother, sister and I knew our nursery rhymes off by heart and loved ...

Fresh Pick | GWENHWYFAR by Mercedes Lackey

King Arthur October 2009 On Sale: October 6, 2009 400 pages ISBN: 0756405858 EAN: 9780756405854 Hardcover $25.95 Add to Wish ...

J. K. Beck | Story Ideas From the Oddest Places

Maybe it’s part of being a writer, but story ideas always seem to be popping up—sometimes under the oddest of ...

October Best Bets for Suspense…

I love October. The summer heat is mostly gone. I no longer have to be up by 6:00am to take the dogs for a walk. The new TV season has started. ...

Fresh Pick | MAY EARTH RISE by Holly Taylor

Dreamer's Cycle #4 October 2009 On Sale: October 1, 2009 Featuring: Gwydion 485 pages ISBN: 1933836571 EAN: ...

Spotlight on Gwyn Cready

RT Gives Aching for Always 4 1/2 Stars! Enter to Win a Kate Spade Bag. Vengeance has driven naval captain Hugh Hawksmoor from his eighteenth ...

Gabriella Edwards | Hard for the Money: Sexy Occupations that Make Men Sexier

Spies, private investigators, detectives, G-men, Special Forces, firefighters, and so many more I’m missing I’m sure, all carry the same ...

Kat Martin | Covers–Bain Or Blessing

The cover of a novel is the single most important ingredient in the success or failure of a book. This is not something authors want to hear and ...

Fresh Pick | THE MISTS OF TIME by Susan Squires

Davinci Time Travel #1 September 2010 On Sale: August 31, 2010 Featuring: Diana Dearborn; Gawain 368 pages ISBN: 0312943555 EAN: ...

Liz Carlyle | Can I Borrow Your Chisel?

One of the ways I sustain myself while on deadline—and folks, there’s a reason they call it deadline—is by making a list of all the really ...

Fresh Pick | IN PURSUIT OF A SCANDALOUS LADY by Gayle Callen

Scandalous #1 May 2010 On Sale: August 27, 2010 Featuring: Julian Delane; Rebecca Leland 384 pages ISBN: 0061783412 EAN: ...

Jordan Dane | Where My Inspiration Comes From

Unfortunately for the whole of humanity, I get most of my inspiration for plots from the headlines and real crime stories. And to make up for my ...

Fresh Pick | THE WICKED WYCKERLY by Patricia Rice

Rebellious Sons #1 July 2010 On Sale: July 6, 2010 384 pages ISBN: 045123071X EAN: 9780451230713 Paperback $7.99 Add to Wish ...

Bella Andre | Cover Choice — Sexy Chest or Attractive Couple?

Earlier this week, I asked the following question on twitter/facebook: What catches your eye more on a cover of a sexy contemporary romance - a ...

Fresh Pick | ALL NIGHT WITH A ROGUE by Alexandra Hawkins

Lords Of Vice #1 February 2010 On Sale: February 2, 2010 Featuring: Alexius Braverton; Juliana Ivers 320 pages ISBN: 0312580193 EAN: ...

Jennifer Estep | Let’s Play…Name Your Favorite Fantasy!

Greetings and salutations! First of all, I want to say thanks to the folks here at Fresh Fiction for having me on the blog today. Thanks, ...

Meet Myla Goldberg

The sight of leaves falling to the ground signals the arrival of fall. With the kids back in school, mothers can breathe a sigh of relief. That ...

ArmadilloCon plus MUST-READ Science Fiction Fantasy Books

At the end of August, I headed to Austin for ArmadilloCon. One of the must-see panels for book lovers was the annual "What You Should Have Read" ...

Fresh Pick | ONE DANCE WITH A DUKE by Tessa Dare

Stud Club #1 June 2010 On Sale: May 25, 2010 Featuring: Spencer Dumarque; Amelia d'Orsay 400 pages ISBN: 0345518853 EAN: ...

Elizabeth Chadwick | Pros and Cons of Writing About Real People

I write historical novels that tell the life stories of people who have actually lived, and whose bones are still physically on this earth. My ...

Fresh Pick | MY LORD SCANDAL by Emma Wildes

Notorious Bachelors #1 September 2010 On Sale: September 7, 2010 Featuring: Alexander St. James; Lady Amelia 336 pages ISBN: ...

Nicole North | Why Scotland?

It isn’t only about men in kilts, although those are sexy. I’m sure a lot of people wonder why I set most of my stories in Scotland, or ...

Fresh Pick | BARELY A LADY by Eileen Dreyer

Drake's Rakes #1 July 2010 On Sale: July 1, 2010 Featuring: Jack Wyndham; Olivia Grace 432 pages ISBN: 0446542083 EAN: ...

Mingmei Yip | Changing Topics

A few readers, after having read my two novels, asked me a similar question, “Is it difficult to write about a prostitute then a nun?” My ...

Fresh Pick | RAVISHING IN RED by Madeline Hunter

The Rarest Blooms #1 February 2010 On Sale: January 26, 2010 Featuring: Sebastian Sommerhays; Audrianna Kelmsleigh 368 pages ISBN: ...

Fresh Pick | WWW: WAKE by Robert J. Sawyer

WWW #1 April 2010 On Sale: March 30, 2010 Featuring: Caitlin Decter 352 pages ISBN: 044101853X EAN: ...

Kira Morgan | Not A Noble Calling

If you enjoy historical romances where a spun-sugar princess has servants at her beck and call to dress her in a sumptuous gown for a lazy ...

Donna Grant | Legends and Myths

I grew up watching movies like Clash of the Titans, BeastMaster, and Highlander (one of my favorites!) so it was no wonder when I began writing ...

Fresh Pick | AN ARTIFICIAL NIGHT by Seanan McGuire

October Daye #3 September 2010 On Sale: September 7, 2010 Featuring: Toby Daye; Blind Michael 368 pages ISBN: 0756406269 EAN: ...

SIMONE ELKELES | When your story isn’t finished…

Sometimes your characters (and your publisher) take you places you don’t want to go — like to a not so happily-ever-after ending. Caleb ...

Fresh Pick | A MAGIC OF DAWN by S. L. Farrell

Nessantico Cycle #3 April 2010 On Sale: April 6, 2010 Featuring: Kraljica Allesandra 624 pages ISBN: 0756405971 EAN: ...

Linda O. Johnston | Animals, Novels, and Me

Anyone who has been reading my novels lately may see a theme there. I’m currently writing both cozy mysteries and paranormal romances--two fun ...

Virginia DeBerry & Donna Grant | Reading Rainbow: Does a Story Have a Color?

For the past 20 years we have been writing novels, seven in total—the eighth in the works. No Pulitzer or Nobel winners, but well crafted ...

SUSAN ANDERSEN | Blogs and Lifelong Romance Readers

Don't ask me why, but I suddenly started wondering how many of our blog-ees are lifelong romance readers and how many came to the game ...

The latest in ParaNormal Romance for September…

The new fall season for shows begins in September and you'll also find some great Paranormal Romances as well. Here are a few to add to your To ...

CLAIRE DELACROIX | The End of the World As We Know It

For authors, stories often begin with the question "What if" and that was certainly true for me with my Prometheus Project trilogy. It ...

Fresh Pick | SPY GLASS by Maria V. Snyder

Glass #3 September 2010 On Sale: September 1, 2010 Featuring: Opal Cowan 432 pages ISBN: 0778328473 EAN: 9780778328476 Trade ...

SANDI SHILHANEK | Book Club and More

So yesterday Sara talked about the birthday party she attended. I was lucky enough to attend the same party, and while we didn't talk books we ...

Sara Reyes | Weekend Ramblings

I went to a busy birthday party last night and found myself surrounded by the book people. Or in other words friends I know from one or another ...

Fresh Pick | STRONG, SLEEK AND SINFUL by Lorie O’Clare

FBI #3 April 2010 On Sale: March 30, 2010 416 pages ISBN: 031294344X EAN: 9780312943448 Paperback $7.99 Add to Wish List Romance ...

Fresh Pick | TEMPTING THE FIRE by Sydney Croft

ACRO #5 August 2010 On Sale: July 27, 2010 Featuring: Marlena West; Sela Kahne 368 pages ISBN: 0385342284 EAN: 9780385342285 Trade ...

Fresh Pick | CLOSE QUARTERS by Lucy Monroe

Goddard Project September 2010 On Sale: August 31, 2010 Featuring: Roman Chernichenko; Tanya Ruston 320 pages ISBN: 0758242018 EAN: ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Reflections of the Summer of 2010

Now that Labor Day has passed, and for the majority of us summer has come to an official close it’s time to perhaps reflect back and see what ...

Fresh Pick | DEADLY FEAR by Cynthia Eden

Deadly #1 August 2010 On Sale: August 1, 2010 384 pages ISBN: 0446559245 EAN: 9780446559249 Mass Market Paperback $6.99 Add to Wish ...

Dee Davis | Why I Write Romantic Suspense

I’m often asked why I choose to straddle two genres writing romantic suspense. And the truth is that the combination of danger and romance ...

Fresh Pick | THE DARKEST HOUR by Maya Banks

KGI #1 September 2010 On Sale: September 7, 2010 Featuring: Ethan Kelly; Rachel Kelly 304 pages ISBN: 0425227944 EAN: ...

Joanne Kennedy | Cowboy Communication

What is it about cowboys? Readers these days love them—Linda Lael Miller’s McKettrick boys, Catherine Anderson’s Coulter brothers, and ...

Rosemary Clement-Moore | A Little Bit of Everything in September…

There's something for everyone in YA; it only seems like paranormal dominates the shelves in September. Okay, maybe it does a little, but ...

Jen’s Jewels | Interview with Melissa Clark

I have a confession to make. I am a Food Network junkie. If you ask me what Giada made on her show yesterday, I can tell you. Where was Guy ...

Sharon’s Cozy Corner | Fall Into Some September Cozy Reads…

Finally! There is a little bit of a nip in the air, the kids are back in school, and you can almost hear an audible sigh of relief! Fall is ...

Candy’s Inside Books | September = Fall Season Preview and Great Reads

It’s September. I can’t believe we are already into fall. Not only is school starting, it’s also time for the new television season. In ...

Fresh Pick | MAKE HER PAY by Roxanne St. Claire

Bullet Catchers #8 October 2009 On Sale: September 29, 2009 Featuring: Constantine Xenakis; Lizzie Dare 352 pages ISBN: ...

Zoe Archer | THE 5 W’s of Blades of the Rose

Who: The Blades of the Rose What: A band of adventurers, scientists and explorers who follow the four points of the compass to find and ...

Fresh Pick | INTO THE CROSSFIRE by Lisa Marie Rice

Protectors #1 August 2010 On Sale: July 27, 2010 Featuring: Nicole Pearce; Sam Reston 320 pages ISBN: 0061808261 EAN: ...

Rebecca Pena | Another Summer Gone

The past few weeks have been super busy, wouldn’t you say? For me, it feels like months have passed. For example, I can’t remember what I ...

Fresh Pick | DEAD AIR by Mary Kennedy

Talk Radio #1 January 2010 On Sale: January 5, 2010 Featuring: Maggie Walsh 320 pages ISBN: 0451228774 EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | DEAD HEAD by Rosemary Harris

Dirty Business #3 April 2010 On Sale: April 13, 2010 Featuring: Paula Holliday 256 pages ISBN: 0312569947 EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | A KILLER PLOT by Ellery Adams

Books By The Bay #1 June 2010 On Sale: June 1, 2010 Featuring: Olivia Limoges 320 pages ISBN: 042523522X EAN: ...

Spotlight on Cleo Coyle

Murder with Recipes: the national bestselling author brews up a hot new culinary mystery… Most of the world knows about the bravery of New ...

John Herrick | Ordinary Overcomers … and the Lives They Inspire

Overcomers intrigue me. When we find ourselves in a pit, our primary desire is to find our way out. Life’s valleys aren’t enjoyable. And ...

Fresh Pick | NINE LIVES LAST FOREVER by Rebecca M. Hale

Cats And Curious Mystery #2June 2010 On Sale: June 1, 2010 352 pages ISBN: 0425234320 EAN: 9780425234327 Paperback $14.00 Add to Wish ...

Suzanne Rock | A Labor Of Love

I love to drive fast. I’m one of those people whose foot is made out of lead when it comes to acceleration. My husband constantly tells me to ...