Sonali Dev | Kimi, A Heroine with Unique Challenges and an Even More Unique Spirit

Characters always come to me before plots. Plots in fact are something I have to wrestle down, often earning me a few hundred gray hairs before ...

An Excerpt from HARD LANDING by Becky McGraw

Excerpt Hawk's heart had never been so full, he thought, as he held his daughter to his shoulder and gently patted her back the way Maddie had ...

Gail Ingis | IT’S TIME FOR SOME SCROOGE

My angel is all caught up in the holiday spirit. No matter what I say, she insists I take the time to enjoy the tree lights and sing Christmas ...

Dani Pettrey | X is for Xerach

Hi, friends! I'm super excited to share today's word with you. It was a little interesting come up with an applicable word for X, but I found ...

Getting Cozy with the Best of 2017

It's hard to pick the best mysteries of the past year, especially when I'm limited on space. I don't feature a book I don't love, so if you've ...

Gail Ingis | A Christmas Concert to Remember

This past Sunday, December 3, Tom and I took the 90 minute drive up the Palisades, across the Bear Mountain Bridge, around the bending roads and ...

Cate Cameron | The Joys of Being Single for the Holidays (and all the rest of the year!)

I know, it's a strange theme for a romance novelist to explore. Aren't I supposed to be dedicated to the ideal of True Love? Don't I believe ...

New Rule: No Holidays allowed until I finish dying my Easter Eggs.

I used to love holidays. Easter eggs, Halloween costumes, even flag day was fun. But since my kids have left home (Yippee, empty nesting!), I ...

Spotlight on Patricia A. Wolf

Christmas With A Bite by Patricia A. Wolf Sometimes the holidays totally bite... Available now -- .99 cents until 1/7/18 House of ...

Elizabeth Keysian | Five Scandals and Scoundrels that influenced me

I've always been attracted by the image of the heroic highwayman, even though the myth puts a golden gloss on reality. So I squeezed a ...

Tis the Season to Get Cozy

The rat race has begun! For many, the menorah is lit. Or the tree is decorated. The lights are hung. The list is complete. (Until they add to it ...

Cat Sebastian | Comfort Food and Comfort Reading

My characters are always sharing food with one another. Food and love are tied up in my brain in ways they probably shouldn't be, but that knot ...

My Favorite Duke: 8 authors share the Dukes that inspire them!

Want to learn a little something about the writers of THE DESIRES OF DUKE Historical Romance Collection? Here are their own favorite fictional ...

Excerpt from THE BRIGHTEST EMBERS

Chapter One I walked into the museum with a half demon holding my hand and a gargoyle waiting for me back at our car. As a history major, ...

Jen Gilroy | My favorite fireside reads for the holidays

For me, winter—and the holidays in particular—is the coziest time of year. During these cold months, I return to comfort reads—the books ...

Gayle Leeson | For the Love of Boxes

Do you love subscription boxes? I do. I think it stems in part from the joy and excitement of receiving mail when I was growing up. You know how ...

JACE’S JEWEL

As soon as Jace left, Emily couldn't get the idea out of her mind to visit the site of the two men's drowning. She often went out in the field ...

Excerpt from HARD LINE by Erin McCarthy

Excerpt Candy was starting to figure out Jared was a whole lot of masculine bluster. Beneath the cool stare and the cutting words he sometimes ...

Erica Cameron | The Top 5 Reasons MOGAI Characters Are Needed in YA

More and more, stories centering on MOGAI characters have been appearing in young adult fiction, something I am exceedingly happy about. Solid, ...

An Excerpt from WOLF HUNGER

"Now that you know everything there is to know about me," she said, licking cheesecake off her fork with a little show of tongue simply because ...

Cozy Mysteries to Help You Love Agricultural (or learning about dirt from reading mysteries)

Winter is peeking around the corner in most parts of the nation but here in sunny Florida, fall is just another growing season. We've already ...

Best of List: The Fall’s Top Reads

By Miranda Owen As a fan of romance novels, and somebody who loves making lists, I’m instantly drawn to the many “Best of…” book ...

Gina Conkle | Five Historical Facts I Learned While Writing the Midnight Meetings Series

Georgian England was a place and time of excitement and wonder. Lots of changes going. Lots of money flowing around England. Lots of crime and ...

An Excerpt from Jane Ashford’s THE DUKE KNOWS BEST

Verity Sinclair looked around the opulent drawing room, drinking in every detail of the decor and the fashionable crowd. She had to resist an ...

The Plot Thickens and so Does the Soup

Thank you Fresh Fiction fans for inviting me to join you and helping celebrate the release of book #2 in my Rakes of St. James trilogy, TO THE ...

Five Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing THE OTHER EINSTEIN and CARNEGIE’S MAID

Over the past two years, I have spent considerable time in the company of the inspiring historical women at the heart of my two novels THE THE ...

Michelle Hazen | Top 5 Actions that Make a Man Sexy

When he fixes something When he’s not afraid to model…nude. When he cleans. Or cooks. Or even better…cooks and THEN ...

FAVORITE SCENE and HOW IT CAME TO BE…

My favorite scene is SWIMMING IN THE PACIFIC. EXCERPT: Lights from the buoy and boat filtered down, and Kerry could see the surface of waves ...

Heidi R. Kling | Why travel romances are the best

The summer after I graduated from high school was one of the most romantic I've known. Something about the air. The heat. The freedom. The ...

Gayle Leeson | Eccentricities

Eccentricities. We all have them. And as long as we aren't too eccentric, we and the people around us think we're "normal" or "okay." If you've ...

The UNREAL BOYFRIEND by Miranda P. Charles – excerpt

Exclusive Excerpt: She crossed her legs. "So how else do you intend to take care of me today?" she asked coquettishly. Derek's hand stilled ...

Amanda Ashby | Top 5 Ways to Cure a Heartbreak

In my new book, THE HEARTBREAK CURE, sixteen year old Cat Turner finds herself dumped and humiliated a week before starting her junior year at ...

Mari Carr’s Top Five Favorite Movies

Mari Carr is the author of over 80 erotic, contemporary and romantic suspense stories. Her latest release with co-author, Jayne Rylon, INTO THE ...

Sharon Buchbinder | Love and Latkes!

Latkes, in case you don’t know, are potato pancakes, fried in oil. The holiday celebrates the Maccabees (the Hebrew word for “hammer”) ...

You’ll never guess what Dani Pettrey is bringing to our Holiday Pot Luck!

I'd chose Gage's Peppermint Mocha because I love peppermint, coffee, chocolate and the very handsome Gage McKenna from my Alaskan Courage series ...

Gail Ingis | Reaching for your own star

As a kid, my creativity took the form of re-creating. I took clothes apart and remade them into something different. I turned my mother's gown ...