My Mission: Peachy Cozies to Blow You Away

As a reader, book covers catch my eye. As a writer, titles draw me in. My three features this week were complete head-turners that had me hooked ...

Lexxie Couper | Real Aussies Don’t Drink Fosters

Stereotyping is a technique used often by storytellers as a shortcut. It can come in handy to quickly get across what a character is like. One ...

Rachel Van Dyken’s first book in The Bachelors of Arizona is now in paperback!

THE BACHELOR AUCTION by Rachel Van Dyken (January 31, 2017; Forever Mass Market Paperback; $7.99; The Bachelors of Arizona Book 1) NOW IN ...

Catherine Bybee | Top 5 Best Things About Returning Home

After being voted Most Likely To Never Leave River Bend, Zoe Brown from STAYING FOR GOOD didn’t just leave, she escaped. Eleven years later ...

Marina Adair | Inspiration for IT STARTED WITH A KISS

My latest release, IT STARTED WITH A KISS, follows Avery, a kidney transplant survivor who is determined to explore every adventure life has to ...

Tawny Weber | Inspiration for CALL to Honor’s Hot Heroes

I read romances to fall in love with falling in love, and what’s better than a hot hero to make the journey into love a little more ...

Kat Martin | My Favorite Places

Since I’m about to make my annual trek from the snow country to my house at the beach, I thought it might be fun to talk about some of my ...

Oberon Wonch| Things I Love About Medieval Knights

They follow a code of honor. As early as antiquity, a warrior would sacrifice his own needs and desires, even his life, for something bigger ...

It’s a speed date with Victoria Blue and Angel Payne!

Thanks to everyone at Fresh Fiction for inviting us to come share and chat with you all! We are so thrilled that the world is falling in love ...

Jodi Thomas | Whisperers and Yellers … Characters

While I was traveling around signing copies of SUNRISE CROSSING, a story I dearly loved, characters were lining up in my brain for the next ...

Stacy Reid | Heroes: Alpha and Antiheroes

Today I wanted to chat about heroes! Tobias Walcott, the Earl of Blade, the hero from my latest novel WICKED IN HIS ARMS, is flawed, arrogant, ...

The Ethan Frost series: Get the first 3 for a great price!

Take it from J. Kenner: “If you’re looking for a hot read, curl up with Ethan Frost.” He’s the mouthwatering alpha male at the heart of ...

Tee O’Fallon | How My Job Influences My Novels

As a writer of romantic suspense, I truly am fortunate to be a federal agent. Every day, and all around me, is true-life fodder from which to ...

Marie Harte | It’s all about a CONTRACT SIGNED

Sometimes it’s good to be bad. I know in romances, there has to be core of honor and integrity in the hero. I completely agree. But I ...

GIRL BREAKER Exclusive Excerpt

He waited for a couple more beats, pressing his mouth into a thin, hard line. “Take care of yourself, Jessica.” He shut the door, and I ...

Amanda Ashby | It all began with a tablecloth…

Every book has inspiration and for this one it was tablecloths. Yes. That’s right. Those things that your grandmother probably insisted on ...

Cozies for the Dead of Winter

January is one of those months I find myself snuggling up in front of the fire with a good book instead of doing my grocery shopping. A good ...

A Note From Tracy Wolff

Hi Everyone! I hope you are having an amazing week! I am, since it’s release week for FLAWED, the final book in my NY Times bestselling ...

Kristi Abbott | Memory and Bibles

There was a time in my life when I had a terrific memory. I mean, seriously terrific. I could quote poems, rattle off telephone numbers, ...

Inspiration for THE DEVIL’S DAUGHTER by Katee Robert

THE DEVIL'S DAUGHTER is follows the story of Eden Collins, an FBI agent who grew up as the daughter of a cult leader. She escaped her mother’s ...

Angela Addams | Women Warriors Against Werewolf Alpha = ???

What happens when you have powerful women warriors and a stubborn werewolf alpha running the show? Mayhem, that’s what. The Huntresses ...

Channeling the Magic of Putting Yourself in Your Story

“There is nothing to writing. All you do is sit down at a typewriter and bleed.” —Ernest Hemingway My dad always used to say that as a ...

Anna Zogg | What in the World is Science Fantasy?

Most people know what science fiction (sci-fi) is. We think of Isaac Asimov, Ray Bradbury, Poul Anderson—as well as a host of current sci-fi ...

Meet Ella Joy Olsen, author of ROOT, PETAL, THORN

Ivy Baygren has two great loves in her life: her husband, Adam, and the bungalow they buy together in one of the oldest neighborhoods in Salt ...

The Divinities world

A paranormal romance series with an urban fantasy tone… When I started writing, I wanted to create something different. Something unique, ...

Top Five Bingeworthy Supernatural Netflix shows

Inspiration comes in all forms. Some listen to music on a twenty-four hour basis, others take long strolls to connect with nature. What do I do? ...

What’s in a Name?

Coming up with character names for a story falls just shy of coming up with a book title on my fun meter. Love it! Sometimes the names are ...

WICKED COWBOY CHARM Teaser excerpt

  WICKED COWBOY CHARM by Carolyn Brown Lucky Penny Ranch #4 ONE BLIZZARD, ONE BUNKHOUSE, AND A WHOLE LOTTA TROUBLE . . . Josie ...

Top 5 Baseball Songs List

Everyone has a favorite baseball song and Heidi McLaughlin is no exception. As the author of the Boys of Summer series and big baseball fan, ...

Jessica Lee | I Seem to have Lost My Underwear…

Hello, everyone! I’m so excited to be featured at Fresh Fiction today. What a great way to start the new year! How many of you went out ...

Meet the Author: Rachael Thomas!

I live in West Wales and run a farm with my husband and eighteen year-old son. I love escaping to the world of my stories when I’m writing and ...

Exclusive Excerpt MIDNIGHT OBSESSION by Melinda Leigh

MIDNIGHT OBSESSION by Melinda Leigh Midnight Series #4 In Wall Street Journal bestselling author Melinda Leigh’s edgy new thriller, ...

Angelic Banana Bread by Sofie Ryan

In the Second Chance Cat mysteries you can always count on three things when it comes to those senior sleuths known as the Angels. One, ...

Diana Orgain | Researching a Haunted Castle for THIRD TIME’S A CRIME.

It began like most things begin today – with a google search. I was hunting for the perfect location to set my next mystery THIRD TIME'S A ...

Dead Cold Brew: A Coffeehouse Mystery by Cleo Coyle

It’s official. After sixteen books, our Greenwich Village coffeehouse manager, Clare Cosi, finally becomes engaged to her boyfriend, NYPD ...

Jenn McKinlay | The Best Part of Writing: Research

Hello, Readers, The fifth Hat Shop mystery ASSAULT AND BERET is on the shelves now and since I wrote it a year ago, I had to go back and ...

Meet Caroline Leavitt, author of CRUEL, BEAUTIFUL WORLD

It’s 1969, and sixteen-year-old Lucy is about to run away to live off the grid in rural Pennsylvania, a rash act that will have vicious ...

Top 5 Reasons Blake Wilde is as Scorching Hot As Miami

If you read MISSED CONNECTIONS, you’ve already met the delicious massage therapist Blake Wilde, but in the second novel in the Summer Love ...

Rachel Blaufeld | Toasting in the New Year

Happy New Year Fresh Fiction Readers! I hope that you all rang in The New Year exactly how you wanted! As for me, I was in my jammies long ...

Teri Anne Stanley | Research. It’s a tough job, but someone has to do it.

Sometimes a question comes up when I’m writing, and the answer is as close as Google (does anyone remember having to go to an actual LIBRARY ...

Susan Wiggs | Make 2017 the Year of YOU

I never considered myself a “cruise” person. In my mind, a Caribbean cruise was for newly-weds and nearly-deads. I pictured crowded buffets, ...

Meet Barbara Claypole White, author of ECHOES OF FAMILY

Marianne Stokes fled England at seventeen, spiraling into the manic depression that would become her shadow. She left behind secrets, memories, ...

New Paranormal / Fantasy Books for January 2017

Breath of Fire by Amanda Bouchet The Kingmaker Chronicles #2 Sourcebooks Casablanca January 2017 On Sale: January 3, 2017 Featuring: "Cat" ...

Excerpt from BREATH OF FIRE by Amanda Bouchet

BREATH OF FIRE by Amanda Bouchet The Kingmaker Chronicles #2 SHE'S DESTINED TO DESTROY THE WORLD… BUT NOT IF SHE CAN HELP IT "Cat" ...

Meet Holly Robinson, author of FOLLY COVE

The Bradford sisters are famous in Rockport, Massachusetts: for their beauty, their singing voices, their legendary ancestors, and their elegant ...

Top 5 Country Songs That Impacted The Heroines in Carolyn Brown’s THE BAREFOOT SUMMER

Good mornin’ to everyone. Here’s hoping that your holidays were amazing, that you got to spend time with your family and friends and that ...

Vella Munn | Feral Justice Romantic Suspense Series

As the happy servant to a couple of rescue dogs, I have a deep, warm place in my heart for the people and organizations that care for neglected ...

Lynn Winchester | How Changing Genres Energized my Muse

Can we agree that sometimes change is needed to create momentum? Can we agree that sometimes creativity requires a jump start? We've just ...

Excerpt from MY HIGHLAND REBEL by Amanda Forester

MY HIGHLAND REBEL by Amanda Forester Highland Trouble Second in a passionate, fast-paced Scottish Highlander romance series from critically ...

Kim Redford | Sneak Peek at BLAZING HOT COWBOY

At the Wildcat Bluff Fire-Rescue Station . . . Kent Duval’s mind whirled as he tried to reconcile his teenage love with the young widow and ...

Merrie Destefano | The Swoony Boys of Suspense

I must like sitting on the edge of my seat more than lounging in a recliner, because suspense has always been my favorite genre. It doesn't ...

Author Match | Meet Melinda Leigh

My latest romantic suspense novel, MIDNIGHT OBSESSION, is the fourth installment in my bestselling Midnight Series, and releases January 3, ...