Scarlett Cole | Top 5 Rockstars

It’s impossible to not love a rock star. At least, I think so. Charisma, stage presence, talent, and more energy and stamina than the ...

Jamie Beck

Top 5 Romantic Menu Items Created By Hero Alec Morgan by Jamie Beck

Thank you for hosting me today to talk about my new release, BEFORE I KNEW, in which shattering tragedies eventually lead childhood friends, ...

Tamra Baumann Author Reader Match

Writes: Light-hearted contemporary romance with a little bit of danger, some hard to explain hunches, and lots of fun. SEEING DOUBLE debuts ...

Becky McGraw | Meet the Author

Hi, I’m so glad to be here with you on Fresh Fiction. I’m really excited to tell you a little about my new release GRAY MATTER: Deep Six ...

Top Five Reasons We Love Jocks and Nerds

We all know that opposites attract—King Kong and his beautiful blonde. Poor little Cinderella and her wealthy Prince. Kermit and Miss Piggy. ...

The Best of Both Worlds

Hi! Thanks for having me back! There’s been a lot of debate over whether or not it’s better to be a plotter or a pantser. I like to think ...

Spotlight on Julie Anne Long

The third book in Julie Anne Long's critically acclaimed, Rita-nominated, Best of 2016 Hellcat Canyon series is here—and the reviews are ...

GIVEAWAY: Wrong Side of the Paw by Laurie Cass

And you thought the bookmobile life would be perfect: peaceful, serene rolling around the countryside, meeting new people, giving out books. But ...

Cozy Corner

A Puniful Name

This week I’m featuring three cozies that caught my attention with their titles. I love a good, quirky title. To be specific, one that can ...

Patricia Lee | Life is a Journey

Emily Perl Kingsley joined the writing staff of Sesame Street in the early 1970’s and is credited with creating several stories for children. ...

Look At What They’re Saying about ONE SUMMER NIGHT!

The reviews are rolling in for Caridad Pineiro's new contemporary romance ONE SUMMER NIGHT. Kirkus Reviews says that ONE SUMMER NIGHT is "A ...

Gail Ingis | How I Met My Heroine’S Mother

[caption id="attachment_15342" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Rustic Wedding Cake[/caption] From Gail’s House Newsie News Writing a ...

What’s today’s word?

Happy Friday, friends! Thanks so much for joining me. Today's letter is E and for it I chose the word extraordinary. I love this word because it ...

Meet Ann H. Gabhart, author of THESE HEALING HILLS

About Ann H. Gabhart Ann H. Gabhart is the bestselling author of several Shaker novels—The Outsider, The Believer, The Seeker, The ...

Could you get CROWNED AND DANGEROUS?

CROWNED AND DANGEROUS by Rhys Bowen A Royal Spyness Mystery For the first time in paperback, the latest Royal Spyness Mystery from the New ...

Book Giveaway: Diane Vallere’s DRESSED TO CONFESS

Ready for a murder mystery cloaked in a "costume?" Fear not, Diane Vallere is here! DRESSED TO CONFESS by Diane Vallere A Costume Shop ...

Win a copy of ADDRESSED TO KILL

[giveaway id=15315] ADDRESSED TO KILL by Jean Flowers A Postmistress Mystery Third in the Postmistress Mystery series by Jean Flowers, ...

Win a copy of A TANGLED YARN by Betty Hechtman

[giveaway id=15311] A TANGLED YARN by Betty Hechtman Yarn Retreat Betty Hechtman knits up murder and mayhem in the latest in the national ...

Meet Shawn Smucker, author of THE DAY THE ANGELS FELL

About Shawn Smucker Shawn lives in Lancaster, PA, along with his wife and their six children. He is the author of Building a Life Out of ...

House of Gail

Gail Ingis | BEING HAPPY: ONE LIPSTICK AT A TIME

I love lipstick! So what else is new? Most women love it. But I want to share with you why I love it. My favorite color is RED. Red ...

Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss “feels like Christmas!”

Read all about us! We've gathered a sampling of brand new reviews for you to check out. See for yourself what others have to say about Fresh ...

Meet the Author: Andie J. Christopher

I never planned on becoming a writer. Not even when a high school English teacher told me to “be sure to send [her] a copy of my first book” ...

Kerry Adrienne | Best Fish Tacos, perfect for Bears and Lions!

Thanks so much for hosting me for the release of the third book in my Shifter Wars series, TAMING THE LION. At this point in the series, we’ve ...

War And Remembrance

Inspired by the release of the new film “Dunkirk,” which explores the rescue of the trapped British Expeditionary Force (by every vessel the ...

Jen Gilroy: The top 5 challenges of writing small town romantic women’s fiction

I write in the area between romance and women’s fiction. I’ve been a romance reader since my teens, and most of my favorite stories are set ...

BENEATH A SCARLET SKY soon to be film!

Lake Union Publishing’s Beneath A Scarlet Sky by Mark Sullivan have been acquired by Pascal Pictures, with Spider-Man: Homecoming star Tom ...

Hayson Manning | Home is where the heart is.

I’m originally from New Zealand. Head toward Australia then head left. If you hit Antarctica, you’ve gone too far. Back up and listen for ...

Cindy Kirk | Author/Reader Match

I’m Cindy Kirk and I write Contemporary Small-Town Romance. The latest release in my popular Good Hope series is FOREVER IN GOOD HOPE. ...

Kate Meader | Five Things You Don’t Know About Chicago

Millennium Park’s Hidden Garden is a hidden gem. Separated from the city bustle by a 15-foot-high hedge of conifers and trees, the Lurie ...

An Instrumental Interview with Alexia Gordon

It’s time to travel across the pond with author Alexia Gordon to the land of shamrocks and leprechauns. Actually, we won’t be visiting any ...

Kat Colmer | The Loveliest Trick of the Devil

Thank you so much for having me on Fresh Fiction today to chat about my young adult paranormal romance, THE THIRD KISS. For most people, ...

Aden Polydoros | On Writing Anti-Heroes

“The rifle was comfortable in his hands. Familiar. Less like a complex weapon than like an extension of his arms and eye, a part of him. It ...

Elizabeth Heiter | What If the People Closest to You Were a Threat to Your Life?

When seventeen-year-old Haley Cooke goes missing out of her high school, leaving behind only a chilling note that says “if you’re reading ...

Rosie Somers | Living a Million Lifetimes

From the moment I learned to read, I was in love. Not necessarily with words, but with stories. I lived in the pages of the books that I read. I ...

Pam Hillman | Is It Nature or Nurture?

What makes us as readers gravitate to a particular genre when we start reading? What makes one child fall in love with cowboys and Indians, and ...

EXCLUSIVE REVEAL! Shining Through/Red Hot Russians 5

I’m so excited to share the gorgeous cover of my upcoming release SHINING THROUGH, the fifth and final book in my Red Hot Russians sports ...

An Excerpt from SEAL WOLF Undercover by Terry Spear

For about an hour, he chased the wolf through the underbrush of the misty forest, the birds diving for cover in the Douglas fir and western ...

Nicole Locke | Sweet Inspiration

Have you ever had one of those: Everything-Goes-Wrong-Days? As in kids are late for school, you burned dinner, and the house is a wreck just as ...

Three Reasons to Read a Time-Slip Novel This Summer

I first fell in love with time-slip novels after reading Susan Meissner’s THE SHAPE OF MERCY, quickly followed by Rachel Hauck’s THE WEDDING ...

What was in the Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss – August 2017

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Set a course with Georgy!

ON HER MAJESTY'S FRIGHTFULLY SECRET SERVICE by Rhys Bowen Royal Spyness Mystery #11 In the new Royal Spyness Mystery from the New York Times ...

Win a copy of the latest Clock Shop Mystery!

CHIME AND PUNISHMENT by Julianne Holmes Clock Shop Expert clockmaker Ruth Clagan has another murder on her hands in the third Clock Shop ...

Anita DeVito | Secrets and Insider Info

Hello fiction fans. I’m Anita DeVito and I’m thrilled to share exclusive insider information on my latest release LOST IN DECEPTION. A ...

Getting Cozy in the Heat

The best way to deal with the heat of summer is to find a place in the shade, or the air conditioning;), and read an incredible mystery. ...

Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Date Your Boss

CLAIMING ALEXIS features Blake Anderson, who isn’t thrilled he has to work with the younger, and (so he thinks) spoiled Alexis Grant. But as ...

Sherrilyn Kenyon chats ‘Dragonsworn’

Miranda Owen: In DRAGONSWORN, Falcyn and Medea are both warriors and have both known bone-deep grief. Do you prefer writing a hero and heroine ...

Adriana Anders | Gruff, Grumpy, and Reclusive: Five Heroes Who Hit all the Right Buttons

There’s a certain hero cocktail that hits all of my buttons. Big and gruff? Check. But a love on the inside. Also check. Scarred and messed up ...

Women’s History in Mystery

For Women’s History Month, I felt it was only fitting to pay homage to the female authors of the past who continue to captivate mystery ...

Interview with Kate Baxter, author of ‘The Lost Vampire’

Miranda Owen: What is it about vampires that capture your imagination? Kate Baxter: I’ve always been a fan of vampires! I read Anne ...

Ashlyn Chase | My Path to Publication… (More like my rocky road.)

I’ve always been extremely creative. I missed the clues that I might enjoy writing…like loving my creative writing class in high school and ...

AN EARL BY ANY OTHER NAME

A Note from Lauren Smith

Dear Readers, If you’re like me, you’re missing the show Downton Abbey. There’s something about the Edwardian era that kept me ...

KNIGHT ON THE TEXAS PLAINS Excerpt

Excerpt from KNIGHT ON THE TEXAS PLAINS “Don’t mean to pry, and if it’s none of my business, just say so. This man who’d be looking for ...

Author/Reader Match – Liz Maverick

Instead of trying to find your perfect match in a dating app, we bring you the "Reader Match" where we introduce you to authors as a reader you ...

Guess what I did last week? By Kathy Lyons / Jade Lee

Some conferences are quiet affairs where I get to hang with friends, talk books, and laugh for hours. Readers and 'Rita's is one such ...

FLY AWAY WITH ME

Susan Fox | The Evolution of Susan Fox’s Blue Moon Harbor

I thought readers might be interested in tracking the evolution of my brand new series. I’d been happily writing the Caribou Crossing ...

Scarlett Cole’s Top Military Heroes

Military heroes are the twofer of romance. They fit the bill of a romantic lead with their alpha ways, rugged good looks, and heroic ways, and ...

Jus Accardo | The reality of alternate reality

The Infinity Division series follows a group of teens who have the ability to travel between dimensions via a very special device. Each place ...

But I Don’t Want Him to Be a Bad Guy: The Trouble with Villains

It’s time for me to make a confession: I hate writing villains. As an author who delights in heists and capers and romantic suspense-y twists, ...