A Conversation with… Maureen Child and Kate Carlisle (plus Contest)

Today's guests, Maureen Child and Kate Carlisle, both have December 2011 books from Harlequin Desire: THE TEMPORARY MRS. KING and AN INNOCENT IN ...

Abby Gaines | Turning lemons into lemonade isn’t that easy…

You know the saying, "When life gives you lemons, make lemonade." It's the ultimate optimist catch-cry. I'm an optimist myself (annoyingly so, ...

Sharon Lathan | Allow me to introduce you to….

Welcome to part 4 of a series of blogs I have written for the MISS DARCY FALLS IN LOVE virtual tour that are a character analysis with excerpts ...

Lynne Connolly | How do you learn to trust when you haven’t trusted anyone for years?

That's the question I wanted to ask in my new book for Carina Press, named, appropriately, LEARNING TO TRUST. But in order to make that question ...

Skye Savoy | The Healing Power of the Written Word

Surgical complications happen to everyone else, not to cosmically blessed people who work for the hospital where they're having the surgery ...

Gina Robinson | Black Friday Means … Escape to ???

It's Black Friday. If you're like me, you've been out shopping in the predawn hours. Fighting crowds. Enjoying the holiday atmosphere. Trying to ...

Tasha Alexander | Giving Thanks

I've been on road for the past few weeks, traveling from New York to Phoenix, Houston to Miami. Book tours are like no other part of being a ...

Lisa Renee Jones | Bad Boyisms Win a Gift Basket

It's almost Thanksgiving and I love the holidays. I have a big reason to celebrate this year with the release of first THE LEGEND OF MICHAEL and ...

Susan Edwards | Myth, Magic & Wonder: Discoveries

A couple days ago, I redesigned my banner for my website and sent it to my son who designed my website.  I loved what I did but knew he'd find ...

Spotlight on Allison Brennan

Characters Are People Too! The hallmark of great books are characters. Not too-perfect heroes and heroines, or pure evil villains, but ...

Fresh Pick | SWEET JUSTICE by Christy Reece

Last Chance Rescue #7 September 2011 On Sale: September 6, 2011 Featuring: Seth Cavanaugh; Honor Stone 352 pages ISBN: 0345524071 EAN: ...

Kate Walker | A Fresh Look At An Old Favourite

It was the name of your site that  gave me the inspiration for this blog.  I've been rather  overdone by blogging recently – my own blog, ...

Fresh Pick | TOO MUCH STUFF by Don Bruns

Stuff #5 December 2011 On Sale: December 12, 2011 Featuring: Skip More; James Lessor 304 pages ISBN: 1608090175 EAN: ...

Natalie J. Damschroder | It’s harder with critters

You know what the biggest challenge of a release-month blog tour is? Yep, you're right—finding fresh topics. Between my own scheduling and my ...

Emery Lee | An Interview with a Reformed Rogue

Philip Drake has the look of a man acutely aware of his surroundings. He emanates a sort of restless energy, not of the nervous variety, but of ...

Fresh Pick | A TOUCH OF CRIMSON by Sylvia Day

Renegade Angels # 1 October 2011 On Sale: October 4, 2011 Featuring: Shadoe; Adrian Mitchell 368 pages ISBN: 0451234995 EAN: ...

Jane Kindred | Confessions Of A Closet Monarchist

I didn't expect to be writing novels about the unjust persecution of misunderstood monarchs. It sort of just...happened. I blame THE SCARLET ...

Fresh Pick | FOLLOWING POLLY by Karen Bergreen

August 2011 On Sale: August 16, 2011 320 pages ISBN: 0312573588 EAN: 9780312573584 Paperback $14.99  Add to Wish List Women's ...

Amanda Forester | The Tortured Hero vs. Torturing Your Hero

I do love the tortured hero in romance novels.  My first book, THE HIGHLANDER'S SWORD, had a great tortured hero.  He had been raised in war ...

Fresh Pick | DEARLY, DEPARTED by Lia Habel

September 2011 On Sale: September 20, 2011 Featuring: Nora Dearly; Bram Griswold 528 pages ISBN: 0345523318 EAN: 9780345523310 Kindle: ...

Fresh Pick | WEREWOLF IN THE NORTH WOODS by Vicki Lewis Thompson

Wild About You # 2 October 2011 On Sale: October 4, 2011 Featuring: Roark Wallace; Abby Winchell 336 pages ISBN: 0451234987 EAN: ...

Jessica Scott | Introducing A New Voice in Military Romance

"Jessica Scott writes with a soldier's heart. Because Of You is touching, authentic and a fantastic read."  New York Times Bestselling Author ...

Ruth A Casie | On Writing

In Mesopotamia, somewhere in the valley between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, dating back to 3700 B.C., someone put stone to tablet and ...

Dana Marton | The Perfect Dessert

I've noticed that novellas have been making a comeback lately. Amazon.com has 8,224 novellas available at the moment. Once upon a time, novellas ...

Fresh Pick | THE BETRAYAL OF THE BLOOD LILY by Lauren Willig

Pink Carnation #6 January 2011 On Sale: January 4, 2011 Featuring: Penelope Deveraux; Alex Reid 500 pages ISBN: 0451232054 EAN: ...

Theresa Meyers | Getting Into Character

You know the funny thing about writing, is you get into your characters far more than you think. For a good story to grab you by the throat and ...

Fresh Pick | THREADING THE NEEDLE by Marie Bostwick

Cobbled Court #4 June 2011 On Sale: May 31, 2011 Featuring: Madelyn Beecher; Tessa Woodruff 352 pages ISBN: 0758232179 EAN: ...

Fresh Pick | PRIMAL LAW by J.D. Tyler

Wolf Pack #1 August 2011 On Sale: August 2, 2011 Featuring: Jaxon Law; Kira 352 pages ISBN: 0451234340 EAN: ...

Rachel Firasek | A Warm Heart With Ice

Why is it that some of our fave heroines are just a tad bit chilly? They have an edge about them that can come off as cold-hearted or in some ...

Fresh Pick | THE FIRST LOVE COOKIE CLUB by Lori Wilde

August 2011 On Sale: August 16, 2011 Featuring: Travis Walker; Sarah Collier 384 pages ISBN: 0062089218 EAN: 9780062089212 Trade ...

Adrienne Giordano | Damaged People and Why I Love Them

I have come to realize perfection is overrated. If the world became filled with beautiful people who never did anything wrong, managed their ...

Joanne Kennedy | Starting Over

If I dropped you in the middle of nowhere with nothing but fifty dollars, a beat-up muscle car, and an ugly stray dog, would you able to build ...

Laura Kaye | For the Love of a Greek God Hero

Owen is the kind of a man any one of us would love to call our own. He is everything that is wonderful: warm and giving with a mischievous sense ...

Spotlight on Debbie Kaufman

Advice...Take It?  Or Leave It? Have you ever ignored advice and later regretted that you did? What if it put you in the spotlight ...

Sharon Page | Engage in a Tortured Hero

Meet the hero, Devon Audley, Duke of March of my new release, ENGAGED IN SIN.  In this scene, Devon has just been woken from a nightmare by the ...

Liz Lipperman | What’s In A Name?

My grandkids are getting to the age where we feel comfortable taking them on excursions without their parents. In August, hubby and I decided we ...

Carolyn Brown | What’s being whispered in Santa’s ear…you might be surprised!

Merry Christmas to everyone at Fresh Fiction! Okay, so Halloween is barely over and Thanksgiving is the next holiday but at the Brown house in ...

Fresh Pick | NIGHT MANEUVERS by Jillian Burns

Uniformly Hot September 2011 On Sale: August 23, 2011 Featuring: Mitchell McCabe; Alexandria Hughes 224 pages ISBN: 0373796382 EAN: ...

Eileen Dreyer | I’m Writing a Series. Help Me

It seemed like such a good idea at the time. I started with this concept of a historical romantic adventure trilogy, which would have taxed me ...

Fresh Pick | MODEL MARINE by Candace Havens

Uniformly Hot November 2011 On Sale: October 18, 2011 Featuring: Will Hughes; Hannah Harrington 224 pages ISBN: 0373796501 EAN: ...

Grace Burrowes | What My Characters Taught Me

It's axiomatic that protagonists in romantic fiction are going to have to face their worst fears. They'll be forced by fate (or the author) into ...

Fresh Pick | PLEATING FOR MERCY by Melissa Bourbon

A Magical Dressmaking Mystery August 2011 On Sale: August 2, 2011 Featuring: Harlow Jane Cassidy; Loretta Mae Cassidy; Will Flores 320 ...

Anita Clenney | Things That Go Bump In the Night

Who doesn't love a good scare around Halloween? But I think most of us prefer an episode of Ghost Hunters or monsters in a scary movie. The ...