Fresh Pick | EMMA AND THE VAMPIRES by Wayne Josephson

August 2010 On Sale: August 3, 2010 Featuring: Mr. Knightley; Emma 304 pages ISBN: 1402241348 EAN: ...

Haven Isley | What do men think about?

I don’t know if this ever happens to you, but as a romance writer I often have family and friends anxious to tell me of their latest romance ...

Fresh Pick | KILL THE DEAD by Richard Kadrey

Sandman Slim #2 October 2010 On Sale: October 5, 2010 448 pages ISBN: 0061714313 EAN: 9780061714313 Hardcover $22.99 Add to Wish ...

Fresh Pick | DESPERATE SOULS by Gregory Lamberson

Jake Helman Files #2 October 2010 On Sale: October 1, 2010 Featuring: Jake Helman ISBN: 1605421707 EAN: 9781605421704 Trade ...

Jill Shalvis | Romance is Simply Irresistible..

Dear Reader: I love writing romances. And for me, it’s always about the hero. It doesn’t matter what he looks like, or what he does for ...

Lois Greiman | Who’s Your Hero?

[caption id="attachment_3408" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Lois Greiman on Sage"][/caption] Every romance reader knows that a hero ...

Shanna’s Road Journal | It’s All About the Cover…Changing Roles, Beautiful Art

At FenCon last month, one of the more interesting panels I attended was about cover art. I've been lucky in the covers for my books, but I've ...

Jen’s Jewels | Interviewing Leigh Brill

Living with a chronic disease presents daily challenges. Whether it is learning to navigate life’s obstacles with a physical disability or ...

Fresh Pick | SHIVER by Jo Leigh

Lose Yourself October 2010 On Sale: October 1, 2010 Featuring: Carrie Sawyer; Sam Crider 374 pages ISBN: 0373795750 EAN: ...

Abigail Reynolds | Why is there never enough Jane Austen?

Since I’ve published seven Jane Austen-related novels, people often ask me why there’s such a fascination with Jane Austen in general and ...

Fresh Pick | THE NEW VAMPIRE’S HANDBOOK by Scott Sherman, Anita Serwacki, Chris Pauls, Janet Ginsburg, Joe Garden

November 2009 On Sale: November 16, 2009 240 pages ISBN: 0345508564 EAN: 9780345508560 Paperback $14.00 Add to Wish List Paranormal ...

ELIZABETH LYNN CASEY | How Characters Evolve

They start out as just a name—someone with a particular hair and eye color. Sometimes they have an extensive history and, sometimes, they have ...

Spotlight on Dianna Love

The Day My Guardian Spirit Saved My Life Have you ever experienced a moment of premonition or a time that something unexplained intervened in ...

Fresh Pick | DEMON FROM THE DARK by Kresley Cole

September 2010 On Sale: August 24, 2010 384 pages ISBN: 1439123128 EAN: 9781439123126 Mass Market Paperback $9.99 Add to Wish ...

Tasha Alexander | How I Choose the Setting for my Books

When I sat down to begin the fifth installment in my Lady Emily series, I thought very seriously about where to set the book. Location is an ...

Fresh Pick | LEFT FOR UNDEAD by L. A. Banks

Crimson Moon #6 October 2010 On Sale: September 28, 2010 Featuring: Hunter; Sasha Trudeau 304 pages ISBN: 0312943024 EAN: ...

Karen White-Owens | Writing Is A Business

Independent business owner. I’m eleven books and three novellas into the publishing business and the wise advice of a fellow author still ...

Cynthia Baxter | Confessions of a Mystery Novelist: The Truth about Working at Home

"You work at home? You must have so much self-discipline!" Whenever I mention that I’m a writer and that I work at home, somebody in the ...

Sandi Shilhanek | Werewolves, Vampires, Shapeshifters Oh My!

With Halloween right around the corner I thought it would be time to discuss some authors who write paranormal romance. I know that there are ...

Fresh Pick | A SIMPLE AMISH CHRISTMAS by Vannetta Chapman

October 2010 On Sale: October 1, 2010 Featuring: Annie Weaver 256 pages ISBN: 1426710666 EAN: 9781426710667 Paperback Add to Wish ...

Fresh Pick | DARK ROAD HOME by Karen Harper

Maplecreek Amish #1 September 2010 On Sale: August 31, 2010 400 pages ISBN: 0778328058 EAN: 9780778328056 Trade Size $13.95 Add to ...

Sharon Lanthan | Rock-a-Bye Baby

In January I was a guest on Fresh Fiction for the release of my third novel, My Dearest Mr. Darcy, and I wrote about birthing babies. That blog ...

Fresh Pick | BLOOD OF THE PRODIGAL by P. L. Gaus

Ohio-Country Mystery #1 October 2010 On Sale: September 28, 2010 Featuring: Bishop Eli Miller; Pastor Caleb Troyer; Michael Brandon 256 ...

Shana Galen | The Making of the Music in The Making of a Gentleman

The old adage write what you know never made sense to me. I like to write books about Regency England, England in the early nineteenth century. ...

Fresh Pick | PRAY FOR SILENCE by Linda Castillo

Kate Burkholder #2 July 2010 On Sale: June 22, 2010 Featuring: Kate Burkholder 320 pages ISBN: 0312374984 EAN: ...

Liz Fichera | CAPTIVE SPIRIT and the Hohokam Indians

Trivia likes to lodge itself in my brain and never leave. I can remember the most obscure facts and anecdotes. Whenever my friends and family ...

Hauntingly Good Reads in October…

I may have mentioned, October is my favorite month. It's finally cool enough to throw open the windows, sprawl out on my patio in a lawn chair ...

Fresh Pick | AUTUMN’S PROMISE by Shelley Shepard Gray

Seasons Of Sugarcreek #3 August 2010 On Sale: August 17, 2010 Featuring: Robert Miller; Lilly Allen 256 pages ISBN: 0061852376 EAN: ...

Kalayna Price | Can Death Be A Hero?

The first time I encountered Death, I hurled my mother's medical chart at him. As far as impressions went, I blew it, but I was five at the ...

DiAnn Mills | Expect an Adventure

Writing is a tough profession. The competition in today’s publishing world makes the strongest writers think twice about their commitment to ...

Fresh Pick | A TIME TO LOVE by Barbara Cameron

Quilts of Lancaster County #1October 2010 On Sale: October 1, 2010 Featuring: Matthew Bontrager; Jennie King 320 pages ISBN: ...

Spotlight on Dianna Love

The Morning a Ghost Climbed Into Bed With Me My husband and I built a house in northwest Atlanta in 1989.  You’d think I’d be safe from ...

Fresh Pick | A BAD DAY FOR SORRY by Sophie Littlefield

June 2010 On Sale: May 25, 2010 Featuring: Stella Hardesty; Goat Jones 288 pages ISBN: 0312643233 EAN: 9780312643232 Trade ...

Fresh Pick | NEMESIS by Jo Nesbø

Harry Hole #4 January 2009 On Sale: January 1, 2009 Featuring: Harry Hole; Anna Bethsen; Tom Waaler 480 pages ISBN: 0061655503 EAN: ...

Mary Wine | Name Your Poison…AKA…Favorite Drink

Hello again! Thanks for having me back! I had such fun blogging last time about collections, I’ve been pacing around my office trying to think ...

Fresh Pick | A TRACE OF SMOKE by Rebecca Cantrell

Hannah Vogel #1 May 2009 On Sale: May 12, 2009 Featuring: Hannah Vogel 304 pages ISBN: 0765320444 EAN: ...

Nancy J. Cohen | Villains

In attending various writing workshops, I’ve picked up the following tips for creating villains: 1. Give the villain his own GMC, ...

Fresh Pick | LOCKED IN by Marcia Muller

Sharon McCone #26October 2010 On Sale: October 1, 2010 Featuring: Sharon McCone 352 pages ISBN: 0446400491 EAN: 9780446400497 Mass ...

OLIVIA CUNNING | Writing About Rock Stars is Like Herding Cats

When I first started writing Backstage Pass, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. Yes, I knew the book would be about a ...

Fresh Pick | BURY ME DEEP by Megan Abbott

July 2009 On Sale: July 7, 2009 240 pages ISBN: 1416599096 EAN: 9781416599098 Paperback $15.00 Add to Wish List Mystery ...

Lauren Willig | History As It Should Be…or, Once Upon A Time…

Once upon a time, in a Cambridge far, far away, there was a cranky grad student.  I realize that this isn’t necessarily a defining ...

Fresh Pick | IN THE SHADOW OF GOTHAM by Stefanie Pintoff

May 2010 On Sale: May 11, 2010 Featuring: Simon Ziele 400 pages ISBN: 0312628129 EAN: 9780312628123 Hardcover $14.99 Add to Wish ...

Libby Sternberg | Do Women Read Books Written From a Male Point of View?

Will women’s fiction readers embrace a novel told from the male point of view? Can a woman even write in a man’s point of view effectively? ...

Fresh Pick | THE BRUTAL TELLING by Louise Penny

Three Pines #5 October 2009 On Sale: October 13, 2009 384 pages ISBN: 0312377037 EAN: 9780312377038 Hardcover $24.99 Add to Wish ...

Eden Elgabri | Who is YOUR Dream Man?

There are times when I feel like I could never be lonely. There are too many people running around in my head. I often thought they were ...

Fresh Pick | ADRIFT by Amber Skyze

September 2010 On Sale: September 20, 2010 Featuring: Ben Eckhart; Kari Kirkland ISBN: 9781607378 EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | SCENT OF PERSUASION by Nikki Duncan

Sensory Ops #2 May 2010 On Sale: May 4, 2010 ISBN: 1605049948 EAN: 9781605049946 e-Book $4.50 Add to Wish List Romance Suspense, ...

Tara Taylor Quinn | Crashing The Hand That Feeds You

Life has a way of teaching me lessons. I’m thankful for that. I love to learn. I remember sitting in a religious gathering once where ...

Fresh Pick | THE STRAW MAN by Bonnie Dee

October 2010 On Sale: October 4, 2010 ISBN: 1595787119 EAN: 9781595787118 e-Book (reprint) $3.99 Add to Wish List Romance Paranormal, ...

Fresh Pick | SAZERAC SEDUCTION by Eden Elgabri

October 2010 On Sale: October 1, 2010 Featuring: Cynthia LeBlanc; Remy Allemande ISBN: 1603105379 EAN: 9781603105378 e-Book $5.50 Add ...

Ashley March | From Romance Reader to Romance Writer: Still Not Ashamed

I began reading romance novels when I was young.  Hot, steamy Jude Deveraux historical novels from the hardcover section of my local ...

Fresh Pick | DESPERATE CHOICES by Kathy Ivan

October 2010 On Sale: September 27, 2010 Featuring: Theresa Crawford; Max Lamoreaux; Tommy Saunders 230 pages ISBN: 1426890613 EAN: ...

Em Petrova | Meet Evangeline Mayer, Heroine of Runes

Evangeline Mayer is a songwriter, former party girl, newly Made immortal, and woman in love. In love with two men, that is. Many people ...

Marilyn Brant | Do You Want To Know A Secret

It’s such a pleasure to guest blog here at Fresh Fiction today! Thanks so much to everyone for having me. As an author of contemporary ...

Fresh Pick | CADDYGIRLS by V.K. Sykes

July 2010 On Sale: July 5, 2010 Featuring: Torrey Green; Julian Grant ISBN: 1426890389 EAN: 9781426890383 e-Book Add to Wish ...

Dana Marton | When Your Hobby Becomes Your Job – and Giveaway!

I love writing. I love creating characters with nothing more than a blank page and an active imagination, then breathing life into those ...

Fresh Pick | DARK DECEPTION by Suzanne Rock

An Immortal Realms Novel September 2010 On Sale: September 1, 2010 Featuring: Enrique Torres; Maria Guerrero ISBN: 1603105239 EAN: ...

Lilly Cain | Flip the Pancake

Thank you for having me here at Fresh Fiction! I’m so happy to be here on my launch day, celebrating the release of my new novella ...

Fresh Pick | THE PENDRAGON MURDERS by J.M.C. Blair

Merlin Investigation #3 February 2010 On Sale: February 2, 2010 320 pages ISBN: 042523312X EAN: ...

Deanna Raybourn | Keeping a Book With You

Recently I had a chance to chat with a charming book club in Ohio about my last novel, The Dead Travel Fast. They mentioned that they love to ...

Fresh Pick | SHADOW OF THE KING by Helen Hollick

Pendragon's Banner #3 March 2010 On Sale: March 1, 2010 Featuring: Arthur Pendragon 672 pages ISBN: 1402218907 EAN: ...

Hot Romances in October…

Life can be frustrating, especially at this time of year with vampires, goblins and wizards--both real and imaginary. Sometimes a girl's gotta ...

Great new series begin and Halloween fun in October

You could spend the month of Halloween with some pretend supernaturals. . . Better yet, why not spend this October with some real vampires, ...

October is a great season for Urban Fantasy

October is this time of Halloween--supernaturals abound, even if they are the pretend kind asking for candy. This month Urban Fantasy reads just ...

Madeline Hunter | Dreams and Writing

After years of never remembering my dreams, recently I have been recalling a lot of them when I wake in the morning. I’ll leave it to the ...

Meet Jennifer Erin Valent

Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you were born a different race? I think oftentimes we are so comfortable in our own skin that we ...