Eva Devon | Why I Love Epic Romance!

I adore romance. I always have. I started out on Pride and Prejudice but then, lucky me I found Johanna Lindsey! Woo! The door didn’t shut. ...

Julianne MacLean | Highland Holiday Traditions: Ringing in the New Year with the Fireballs of Stonehaven

The New Year is fast upon us. Have you made any plans to ring in 2016? Maybe you have excited youngsters who can’t wait to wave glow sticks ...

Laura DiSilverio | Holiday Book Clubs Ideas

At this time of year, thoughts turn naturally to holiday celebrations. In addition to office parties and family gatherings, many of us book ...

Sierra Donovan | New Year’s Fudge

Christmas is over, you say? BAH! I say. Now that the shopping-and-mailing crunch is over, this is a time we relish at my house. It’s a ...

Elizabeth Heiter | Dos and Don’ts for an FBI Profiler

The third book in my Profiler series, SEIZED, finds my normally dedicated, workaholic FBI profiler Evelyn Baine a little lost. She recently ...

Time to curl up with a good book!

From New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Kristan Higgins Before you get down on bended knee you should be pretty darn sure ...

Laura DiSilverio | Holiday Book Clubs

At this time of year, thoughts turn naturally to holiday celebrations. In addition to office parties and family gatherings, many of us book ...

Meet Brigid Kemmerer

Ever wonder about authors who can take you from the young adult to beginning of adulthood? Today, our Sherri Morris talked to Brigid Kemmerer ...

Viki Ferrell | Christmas Morning Casserole

Does your family have a favorite they've grown to love year after year? Here's one for Christmas morning and it's easy to make the night before. ...

Miranda Owen | A Variation on the Cherry Surprise Cookie

From Miranda Owen "Ok, I lost the original recipe in my great grandmother's church cookie cookbook, but luckily found this one online a few ...

Clare O’Beara | Baked Irish Ham

In Ireland it is usual for a family to eat roast turkey on Christmas Day and to bake a ham on Christmas Eve. The rind of the ham is cut off ...

Sharon Struth | The Power of Song

On the day of my wedding, I worried about getting crying and ruining my mascara the second the service started. I didn’t and thought I was ...

Shannyn Schroeder | Movie Quotes and Pop Culture References

When I wrote all of the Hot & Nerdy novellas, I wrote my nerds the way I see them. They have nerdy pursuits and that is part of how they ...

Katy Regnery | Time to Meet Mr. English!

You've all met the children and Eleanora and Tom English but how exactly did down-on-her luck waitress, Eleanora Watters, meet trust fund ...

Patricia Davids | Holiday Bon Appétit and a Book

Merry Christmas from me, Patricia Davids. If you love pecans the way I do, you'll want to enjoy this delicious holiday recipe all year round. ...

Jeaniene Frost and Lynn Viehl – Anatomy of a Vampire Romance

As I was reading one of Jeaniene Frost’s “Night Huntress” books, I started thinking about another great vampire-themed love story – the ...

Sharon Hamilton | Going Country with NASHVILLE SEAL

Nashville SEAL is a new addition to my SEAL Brotherhood Series. This novella was part of the Holding Out For A Hero Anthology, just released on ...

Amanda Carmack | Who is Your Favorite Wife of Henry VIII?

One happy-hour evening, I was having a conversation with a few other history geek friends, and the talk turned not to who was dating who at the ...

Christie Craig | Stumped and Need A Useful Weapon Suggestion!

In DIVORCED, DESPERATE AND DELICIOUS it was a singing fish and a toilet plunger—I used both. In DIVORCED, DESPERATE AND DATING I went with a ...

Spotlight on Sierra Donovan

Dear Reader, If you’re like me, you look forward to the Christmas season all year. And, if you’re like me, you usually end up falling ...

Theresa Meyers | Five Ways How Writing is Like Parenting

Writing a book is kind of like parenting. There are things that no one tells you about the process that you learn along the way. Now that my ...

SPECIAL EXCERPT FROM BANE

Rancher and military hero Bane Westmoreland is on a mission to reconnect with the one who got away. And when the beautiful chemist's discovery ...

Jeanne’s Lyet Gassman | Celeste’s Chocolate Cherry Cake

I have always been a chocolate fiend. Chocolate chip cookies, chocolate ice cream, chocolate fudge, chocolate candy with almost any filling, ...

Varina Denman | Unexpectedly Sweet Christmas Memories

When I walked down the aisle and said “I do,” I married into the Christmas tradition of making roll-out cookies for Santa. My husband’s ...

Joseph Wallace | Inspiration

Growing up in a safe—that is, dull—neighborhood in Brooklyn in the 1960s, I inevitably dreamed of escape. So it was no surprise that I read ...

YA Musings – Part 2 of My Favorite YA Reads of 2015

Hi everyone! I’m back with Part 2 of some of my favorite YA reads this year. I’m always so nervous about these lists because I undoubtedly ...

G.L. Ross | Flying the Sexy Skies

Getting to Know G.L. Ross I am delighted to be a guest of Fresh Fiction and to share fun facts about myself, my family, and my books. Even ...

Veronica Forand | Where Do You Get Your Ideas?

I never understood the question “Where do you get all those ideas for your stories?” Give me two objects, a location and a genre, and I can ...

Marie Ferrarella | A Holiday Treat

Holiday Bon Appétit! Here is a delicious holiday recipe to enjoy alongside my latest Christmas book: HER MISTLETOE COWBOY. I think Christmas ...

Jenny Gardiner | A New Twist on Royalty and a Holiday Treat

I’ve long been a sucker for all things royal. I’m one of those who set my alarm to be sure to wake in the middle of the night to watch Diana ...

Jamie Wesley | Setting the Mood with the Perfect Song

I listen to music all the time when I’m writing, during my commute, and when I’m working. I always have my ear half-cocked for songs that ...

DiAnn Mills | The Twelve Days of Christmas, a New Twist

The Twelve Days of Christmas has a new twist. This version is for writers. On the first day of Christmas, My true love sent to me A ...

Flora Dain | BUMS AND BILLIONAIRES – hot historical romance in TAMING SAFFINA

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Cheryl Bolen | Keeping the Romance Fresh

When I wrote the first book in my lighthearted Regent Mysteries series, WITH HIS LADY'S ASSISTANCE (2011), I knew it was romantic, and I knew it ...

Leigh Perry | Reading to Grandmama and Mama

I confess that I’m not much for audio books myself. I’m partially deaf, and though my hearing aids are a masterpiece of technology, I still ...

Cozy Corner | The Gift of Mystery

It’s that time of year! That’s right, you have to come up with an idea for all those people you don’t really know—at all! What do you ...

Laurie Cass | How Things Get Into Novels

It was a blustery March weekend at the end of a long, cold winter, and my husband and I were itching to get out of the house. Late March, ...

Adam Dunn | On Writing

Much has been said about the writing process. Some expostulate at length upon the importance of interaction (listening to other people talk ...

Lindsay McKenna | Meet Sergeant Matt Culver

In Delos Series, Book 3, FORGED IN FIRE, you will meet Delta Force Army Sergeant Matt Culver. He’s been in the Army since eighteen and is a ...

Marina Anderson On Writing

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Dorothy Adamek | Introducing Phillip Island, Home to Hemsworth Brothers and …

G’day, lovely people. How wonderful to be visiting with you today, all the way from sunny Australia. Yes, sunny, because it’s December ...

Coleen Kwan | Ending the year with a new book

It’s an overcast day here in Sydney, a welcome relief after a few days of blazing temperatures. El Nino has gripped the southern hemisphere, ...

Olivia Dade: Librarian Heroines: AKA Contemporary Romance’s Bluestockings and Governesses

I love librarians. No doubt about it. I worked at a public library for five years, after all, which implies a certain amount of affection. Or ...

Katee Robert | Putting Together Your Release Day Survival Kit

It’s here! That book you’ve been waiting for and had on pre-order for AGES. Release day has finally arrived, and you have it in your hot ...

RaeAnne Thayne | Holiday Bon Appétit and a Book

Nothing is better than a mug of hot chocolate in the winter, and RaeAnne Thayne has the perfect recipe to make. Luxurious Hot Chocolate 4 cups ...

Stacy Reid | Madly in love….in Seven days!

Can two people fall in love after seven days of knowing each other? The hero and heroine, Mikhail and Payton from the latest book in my ...

Meet JAK – Jayne Ann Krentz

When I was first asked to write this feature on Jayne Ann Krentz, I was thrilled, I love her books and the many genres that she presents us. ...

Meghan March | 3 Or 5 Places To Get Dirty

Sometimes the bedroom can get a little… boring. Sometimes, you need to expand your horizons and push the limits of your comfort zone when it ...

Cleo Coyle | Escape to Washington in Cleo Coyle’s new Coffeehouse Mystery

How does a hard-working single mother and coffee shop manager go from befriending the First Lady and catering a glittering party at the ...

MK Meredith | Am I inappropriate, or is it just me?

I live for the moments when I say something shocking enough that my husband closes his eyes on a slow inhale and shakes his head back and forth. ...

Samantha Randolph | Favorite YA Reads of 2015

While I run when someone asks me what my favorite book is, I happily stand and talk if they ask what my favorite reads of the present calendar ...

Gracie X | My Tale of Writing an Erotic Memoir

I won’t lie: When my husband and I decided to open our marriage, I thought, “This is going to be interesting … I better take notes!” And ...

Melody Carlson | Holiday Romance, Does it Get Any Better?

Some of my all time favorite films are holiday romances. I’m not even sure why this is, but I suspect it started in childhood. Maybe it was ...

Mingmei Yip | Inspiration for THE WITCH’S MARKET

I was inspired to write my 7th novel THE WITCH’S MARKET based on two incidents. About three years ago I read an article by my favorite Chinese ...

Melinda Curtis | A Shortcut to Finding a Wine You Like

There are many things in life that intimidate me – modern car engines, tax forms, computer viruses. But not wine. Yes, I’m from California. ...

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The Witch’s Market Eileen Chen, who inherited her shamanistic abilities from her grandmother, Laolao, has taken a leave from her teaching ...

Paige Tyler | Secrets from COMPANY OF WOLVES

What was your favorite part about writing IN THE COMPANY OF WOLVES? Why? In the first two books of the SWAT Series (HUNGRY LIKE THE WOLF and ...

Heather Long | Keeping a Series Fresh: It’s all Wolf to Me

One of the more difficult challenges for readers and authors alike when it comes to a series is how do you keep it fresh? How do you return to ...

Juliet Blackwell | Of Procrastination and Secret Passages

The Internet has made it difficult to be a writer. In the olden days (ie, before the Internet), a person might come up with ideas for stories ...

Elizabeth Moss | Introduction to Rebel Bride and Susannah

from Elizabeth Moss Rebel Bride is Book II in my sexy Lust in the Tudor Court series, following on from Wolf Bride. Each book is a standalone ...

Collette Cameron | Nae Christmas for the Scots?

I love the unusual tidbits I stumble across while researching my historicals. In my most recent Scottish Regency, I have a British hero and a ...

Samantha Chase | Special Exclusive Excerpt from I’LL BE THERE

Enjoy a special excerpt from the latest book I'LL BE THERE in the Montgomery Brothers series from Samantha Chase. Zach had his morning cup of ...

Susanne Lord | A Note About IN SEARCH OF SCANDAL

Dear Reader, IN SEARCH OF SCANDAL is the story of Will Repton, an explorer for the East India Company, who survives a grisly massacre at a ...

Jade Lee | How did this book happen?

It’s all Elizabeth Hoyt’s Fault! My best writing pal in the whole wide world has left me. Yes, she used to live a short drive away. We ...