Elisabeth Barrett | Second Chance Love…in Napa…for New Year’s

I don't know about you, but I totally love a good second chance romance. In a second chance romance, love, once lost, is eventually found and ...

Lindsay McKenna | WOLF HAVEN — a Wyoming book

Dear Reader At last, my next Wyoming series book! Starting in 2015, I will have two Wyoming series books in a row coming out, and then two ...

Sara Reyes | Reflections on Giving Thanks

Happy Thanksgiving It's the day of thanks and reflection on those people and things I'm most happy to have in my life. This year, I decided ...

Tracy Wolff | Holidays: The Time for #Bingereading

First of all, I want to say thank you to the Fresh Fiction crowd for having me today!  I absolutely adore these people and am so thankful that ...

Cindi Madsen | Whipping Up a Good Holiday Read

1 Swoon-Worthy Hero That pretty much goes unsaid I guess, but it is one of the most important ingredients. In AN OFFICER AND A REBEL, we have ...

Hope Ramsay | Ties That Bind

Tomorrow, all over America, families will convene to celebrate Thanksgiving. There will be cooks in the kitchen making old family favorites. ...

Tiffany Reisz | One Tip to Keep a Series Fresh

“A lot of times, people don’t know what they want until you show it to them.” – Steve Jobs As of today (November 22, 2014 when I’m ...

Jennifer Barnhart | Binge-Worthy Series

For the last week and a half, I’ve had a head cold. The type that makes every part of the body ache and getting out of bed a Herculean ...

Brandy Purdy | The Ripper’s Wife

I have been fascinated by Jack the Ripper ever since I was a little girl. In 1988, the 100th anniversary of the Whitechapel Murders, my mother ...

Laura Kaye | Writing an Amputee Hero

I’m so excited to be here at Fresh Fiction on release day to celebrate my new book, HARD TO COME BY. This book is part of a super sexy and ...

Inara Scott | Your Secret Indulgence

Right now, I have three things hidden in my sock drawer. Item one: a large bag of left-over Halloween candy. (To clarify, the bag is large, but ...

Marina Adair | Most Romantic Inns of the South

  I love traveling almost as much as I love romance. Which made researching for my latest release, SUGAR’S TWICE AS SWEET, so much ...

Shannyn Schroeder | The Best Things About Fall

I am a lover of summer. I despise winter, so I really don’t hold much fondness for fall since it leads straight to the one season I hate. Some ...

Vanessa Kelly | Renegade Royals

I have so much to be thankful for this week, including the fact that I have a new historical romance release out tomorrow. TALL, DARK AND ROYAL ...

Sheri Cobb South | Family Plot

As a writer of fiction, I tend to spend a good deal of time in an imaginary world of my own creation; that seems to come with the territory, and ...

Sheila Roberts | Plenty of Holiday Spirit for Me

I remember last Christmas asking myself, “What would happen if Santa ever lost his holiday spirit?” Hopefully, Christmas is about more than ...

Wendy Sparrow | Where Heroes Come From

One of the most common questions asked of writers is where our ideas come from, but far less frequently asked is where our characters come from. ...

Randi Cooley Wilson | Why I Write New Adult

If you stop to think about your life’s story, as a whole, you’ll discover each layer is composed of many chapters filled with mystery, ...

Sonya Weiss | Writing Influences

Someone asked me if I could do any other profession except write, what it would be. I would have become a veterinarian. I’ve always loved ...

Exclusive Excerpt from THE LAWS OF SEDUCTION by Gwen Jones

Exclusive Excerpt from THE LAWS OF SEDUCTION Chapter One Alpha Nailed Center City District Police Headquarters Philadelphia Monday, ...

A Cozy Feast for the Season

It’s that time of year when all the holiday meals, goodies and treats surround us with the aromas and tastes to kill for… at least in ...

Dyann Love Barr | Recipe for Love

You are what you eat, or so the saying goes. As a retired personal chef, I know this all too well. It’s amazing how picky some people can ...

Lynn Cahoon | Happy Holidays

IF THE SHOE KILLS is set in the days just before Thanksgiving. Like Jill Gardner, my amateur sleuth, I stress about the upcoming holidays. Will ...

Tina Gabrielle | The Sex-Appeal of Spies

Hello to everyone at Fresh Fiction! I’m so excited to be here on the launch date of A SPY UNMASKED. It’s the first book in The Crown’s ...

Kelly Long | Why THE AMISH BRIDE OF ICE MOUNTAIN Is So Hot

1. I devised one of the best heroes I could conceive to fit the story…(Forget that he’s modeled after Chris Pine) Looks are important, yes, ...

Victoria Vane | A Different Kind of Cowboy

A recent reviewer said it best when she described Slow Hand as not your “typical” western romance. “Vane entwined the old west with the ...

Michele Callahan | Favorite Questions

Do you ever feel like the whole world is in on the secrets of life, and no one bothered to tell you? Have you ever read a great book, or seen a ...

Jenn McKinlay | Library Lover’s Mysteries

One of the many things I enjoy about writing the Library Lover’s Mysteries is that I get to flex my librarian research muscles. As I devised ...

Renee Carlino | Laugh, Cry, Repeat

I rarely write blog posts, partly because I spend so much of my time writing my books and well . . . I have to have a life. My life looks ...

HIldie McQueen | Heroes and Their Dogs

"My dog senses when my anxiety is high and gently nudges me when I'm about to have a flashback. He brings me back every time." Iraq Veteran ...

Kris Thompson | On Writing Suspense

BLACK ROSE is a romance/thriller/crime novel. This is a very hard genre to write in, what do you like about this genre? Are there other genres ...

Jessica Scott | On Long Term Relationships

My parents split up when I was in middle school. I suppose I might have handled it better but even now, looking back, I can’t say why they ...

Diane Vallere | Suede to Rest

I have fond memories of playing in fabric stores when I was young. My mom is an excellent seamstress, and often took my sister and me on ...

JoAnna Carl | My Life with Chocolate

My mother used to say that when I was two or three I would come to her and ask for “choc.” Choc was what I called chocolate milk. Mother ...

Sarah Varland | Writing TUNDRA THREAT

Every author’s writing process is different, and every story is different even for a particular author, at least that’s true with me. My ...

Donna Alward | Going Vintage for Treasure on Lilac Lane

It all started with a side room in a little shop in Mahone Bay, NS. We had a family day out and were browsing around and there they were…racks ...

Zoe Forward | Witches, Curses, and Alphas, Oh My!

I’m so excited to be here at Fresh Fiction today celebrating the release of my sexy paranormal romance, PROTECTING HIS WITCH, the first in my ...

Cheryl Bolen | Top 10 Reasons Jane Austen Has Endured for 200 Years

10. Who doesn't like a Cinderella story where impoverished girl gets the prince, er, Mr. Darcy? 9. Is there not vast appeal in the notion of ...

Lizzy Ford | Behind the BLACK MOON DRAW Charity Drive

In 2013, I spent over twenty five thousand dollars on giveaways and prizes for readers, which didn’t include the shipping costs. Combined, it ...

Avery Flynn | Whew! I Love a Strong and Silent Hero

I am a talker. I know that shocks you. :) But in my latest steamy romance, HOLLYWOOD ON TAP, the hero, Sean is the strong and silent type. ...

Molly MacRae | Looking for and Finding the Real Blue Plum

I love it when readers tell me their bags are packed and they’re ready to move to Blue Plum, Tennessee. “When are you leaving?” I ask. ...

Sally Orr | Stories That Make Us Laugh

I’m delighted to be at Fresh Fiction today and share an excerpt from my debut historical romance: THE RAKE'S HANDBOOK: Including Field Guide. ...

Kathy Lyons | #Squidge and Cinnamon Take Over Fall

Jade/Kathy is locked in her writing cave, so #Squidge and Cinnamon have decided to fill in for her today on the blog with their autumn ...

Lillian Marek | Fine Dining with Lady Elinor

I love to read cookbooks. Does that sound weird? When it comes to exotic or excessively complicated dishes, it’s much easier to read about ...

Mia Marlowe | What Would the Dowager Say?

It is my very great pleasure to introduce you to Phillippa, the Most Honorable, the Dowager Marchioness of Somerset. She is the velvet-fisted ...

Paige Tyler | HER LONE WOLF (X-OPS 2): Clayne’s Side of the Story

As everyone who read Book 1 in the X-OPS Series (HER PERFECT MATE) will remember, Clayne Buchanan, the wolf shifter with the bad attitude, can ...

Kate Carlisle | One-Track Mind

You know how when you start something new, a job or a hobby, suddenly, everywhere you look, you’re reminded of it? The world hasn’t changed, ...

Maia Chance | A Heroine’s Uncharitable Checklist

Sure, we all say we root for the protagonists of books, movies, and TV shows, but let’s be honest: we want to see them put through their ...

Kat and Stone Bastion | THREE CHRISTMASES is available on pre-order on Amazon! Only $0.99 & Signed for Pre-orders!

We are thrilled to share THREE CHRISTMASES is available as a pre-order on Amazon. As a pre-order promotion, digital copies purchased on all ...

Traci Andrighetti | It’s Release Day for PROSECCO PINK!

As of today, Private Investigator Franki Amato is back on the case! This time she’s investigating the murder of a gorgeous young cosmetics ...

Betty Hechtman | Problem Solving 101

It is fun to do guest posts and hard at the same time. What to write? To be honest, I couldn’t think of a a subject for this blog until I ...