Nora Flite | Top 5 Reasons Dating a Royal is Bad News

Bad boys are one thing, but blue-blooded mafia princes? They're a whole other breed of trouble. ROYALLY BAD is the first in a series that ...

Tawna Fenske | What’s different THIS TIME AROUND?

Exclusive Excerpt - This Time Around by Tawna Fenske They’d taken three steps toward the buffet table when a trio of women approached. The ...

L. E. Sterling | Lovers in a Dangerous Time

Confession: I love antlers. I love claws and teeth. Growls that can be mistaken for either love growls or the kind that say, ‘I’m going to ...

Kelley York | Appreciating the Slow Burn Romance

It happens in way too many books, movies, and television shows to count: guy walks into a room/down the hall/into a classroom. His gaze meets ...

Gloria Herrmann | Making readers of all age fall in love with romance

I recently spoke to a group of fourth graders. I know, a romance author talking to kids about books, how dare she? I spoke about the joys of ...

Character Perspective with the heroine from Carolyn Brown’s THE LILAC BOUQUET

Hello, everyone. Thank you so much for inviting me back to talk about THE LILAC BOUQUET. This is my 84th published book but it was the first ...

Michelle Major | Digging in the Dirt

In my latest release, MEANT FOR YOU, Jenny Castelli is a single mom, raising her son, trying to get a new business started and caring for her ...

Watch Out, I’m Watching You!

That’s right, I’m the little blond lady who’s scrunched in the corner of the coffee shop. I’m watching you carefully and jotting notes. ...

Kris Rafferty | “Outside Looking In”

With a show of hands, how many of you felt like an outsider growing up? I suspect most hands are waving in the air right now, and if you’re ...

Alexia Adams | Bring on the Bling

I’m not much of a jewelry person. I wear my wedding and engagement rings and when I go out, a pair of dangly earrings if I remember to put ...

Jessika Fleck | All’s Fair in Love and War

First off, I am thrilled to be here at Fresh Fiction— I love this website! I’ve been following for a while, so, add this to the ...

Christina McKnight on why Regency romance excites her

I get the sense I’m in an AA or NA meeting every time someone says: Oh, you’re a writer! What do you write? Hello, I’m USA Today ...

Lorraine Heath talks about WHEN THE MARQUESS FALLS

On the eve of her latest release, WHEN THE MARQUESS FALLS, Lorraine Heath chatted with reviewer Miranda Owen about writing historical romances, ...

Kat Gamble | The Wonderful Chaos of Weddings

Marriage. Commitment. Forever. These words go hand in hand when you think about weddings and they conjure up images of white dresses, tuxedos, ...

Shae Ross | Finding the inspiration for BOTTOM OF THE SKY

Here’s the quirky mix of inspiration behind my new release, BOTTOM OF THE SKY: THE GOLD COAST, by Nelson DeMille When I finished writing ...

Cozy Corner | Spring is HERE!

It’s almost here! Can you feel it? Can you smell it in the air? Well, you can definitely see it in all the fresh new cozies popping up ...

Kendra C. Highley | All’s Fair in Love and Baseball

There are three things I really love: baseball season, a good book, and a swoon-worthy love story. So, writing the Suttonville Sentinels series ...

Lindsey Frydman | Why We Need New Adult Books

When new adult books exploded a handful of years ago, writers jumped at the chance to explore this new category. Most of these authors ...

Casey Griffin | Six Reasons Why You Must be True to Yourself (And Your Date)

In SECRETS OF A RELUCTANT PRINCESS, Andy finds her escape from her embarrassing life through live action role-playing. Hidden from the cameras ...

Jody Holford | My Favorite Bad Boys

Words are funny and powerful things. Put enough of them together and you have the ability to make some laugh, cry, or play them over in their ...

Gayla K. Hiss | First Meeting!

Enjoy an excerpt from AVALANCHE where the hero and heroine meet! First meetings are the best! Excerpt Fireworks exploded across the dark sky, ...

Guilty Pleasures with Angel Payne and Victoria Blue

Hello, everyone! Victoria Blue and Angel Payne here, saying hello once more! We're the team behind the SECRETS OF STONE romance series, with ...

A.M. Griffin | Welcome to the Dark Wolf Enterprises!

Hello All! For those who don’t know me, I’m A.M. Griffin and I write smexy stories of alien abductions, vanilla stories about invasions ...

Good and BAD of Reality TV

For more than twenty years, America has been obsessed with reality TV. Something about watching “real” people engage in a variety of ...

Tessa Arlen | Edwardian Children versus Modern

My grandmother was an Edwardian. Whenever I say or think that it makes me realize just how close the first decade of the twentieth century ...

You Mean You Don’t Live There?

When I’m strolling Riverwalk in New Orleans, with thick fog rolling in and the mournful toot of a tugboat off in the distance, I have every ...

Cold Pressed Murder Features to Die for Olive Oil Recipes!

I loved writing COLD PRESSED MURDER, the second book in Berkely Prime Crime’s OLIVE GROVE MYSTERY series, following ONE FOOT IN THE GROVE. One ...

Elizabeth Heiter introduces her FBI Profiler Evelyn Baine

The heroine of my Profiler series, Evelyn Baine, is kind of a badass. Not in the walks-with-swagger, carries-a-big-gun and ...

Linda Wiken cooks up the perfect murder in ‘Roux the Day’

Ask me how much fun it is to kill people and to eat fab food! But believe me, it is not for the feint of heart. We can all handle the murder ...

Exclusive excerpt from THE BILLIONAIRE TAKES ALL by J.S. Scott

“Don’t even think about it,” Julian warned as he leaned back on the plush seat of their limousine. “Think about what?” Kristin ...

Cindi Madsen | Fangirl Fun

In my book, OPERATION PROM DATE, Kate is a huge fangirl and often talks about all the fictional couples she ships (the couples who she really, ...

Gail Ingis | Me, An Author?

Writing fiction fell upon me through my own devices of dreams and things. After some research online where I found the affair of my 19th ...

The Bewitching Power of Magical Romances

For a lot of people, magic equals witches. While that might be a common assumption, magic and magical beings encompass more than just the witchy ...

Billi Jean | Dreams or Tortured Memories

Thank you for having me over at Fresh Fiction. I’m so pleased to be here. You do such a great job of getting the word out there on new ...

Talking Cowboys with Carolyn Brown

Thank you to Sara and the whole crew at Fresh Fiction for inviting me back again. I love visiting with all y’all and I’ve got a brand new ...

Meet Greer Macallister’s “Kate,” the first female detective

In every field, someone has to be the first. Often, we know their names. The first President of the United States, the first man on the moon, ...

Tamara Morgan | What to Read? Heist and Thief Romances

I like to think that heist romances are going to be a thing in 2017. And no, not just because I write them. I have this immediate visceral ...

Sheri Cobb South | Moonlighting in Regency England

When I first conceived the idea for a romantic mystery series set in Regency England, I had no idea how many books it would run; I figured a lot ...

First Chapter – SOMEONE TO LOVE by Donna Alward

Enjoy the first chapter of SOMEONE TO LOVE by Donna Alward CHAPTER 1 Bright July sunshine soaked through Willow Dunaway’s bamboo T-shirt ...

Special price for PUSHING HER LUCK until 3/12

St. Patrick's Day is coming up and Audra North has a sale to help you celebrate! PUSHING HER LUCK is only 99 cents from March 5th-12th! When ...

Layla Reyne | Southern Food Cravings

Thanks for hosting me on Fresh Fiction’s Romantic Suspense Monday, as I celebrate my debut release, SINGLE MALT, Book 1 of the Agents Irish ...

Living in a Small Town Rocks by Sonya Weiss

Living in a small town rocks. Living in a small town set in the South really rocks. I don’t live in one now, but I used to and it was awesome. ...

Diana Rodriguez Wallach | Suspense in the Real World

Suspense—it’s just a fancy word for “drama,” and we’ve all experienced our fair share of drama. Whether you’re waiting for a ...

Amber Mitchell | Top 5 Fantasy Crushes

Fantasy has always been my genre of choice because of its sweeping scale and the idea that magic lurks around every unexplored corner of the ...

Lindsay McKenna gives readers a sneak peek at NEVER ENOUGH

This is a sample of Lindsay McKenna's latest romantic suspense, NEVER ENOUGH, the novella sequel to FORGED IN FIRE. Both are part of the ...

Coleen Kwan | Goal, Motivation, and Conflict in KISSING HER ENEMY

One of the first things an author learns when creating her characters is the concept of GMC, or Goal, Motivation, and Conflict. Goal is simply ...

My Recent Tailspin by Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons

A few days ago, a friend of mine sent me a political cartoon. She was blithely unaware that our politics are polar opposites. Usually I ignore ...

Rhys Bowen Takes Us Back in Time to Bletchley Park

One of the fun things for me about starting a new book is the research. When I started IN FARLEIGH FIELD, my stand-alone novel set in WWII, I ...