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Heidi Chiavaroli | Three Reasons to Choose a Time-Slip Novel for Your Book Club

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Lexi Post | ON HIGHLAND TIME “Leaps” with a Purpose

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Candace Blackburn | Must Have Traits for a Swoon Worthy Alpha Male

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Tina Gabrielle | An Accidental Marriage

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Kate’s 5 Tips For a Rock’n Good Time in the Bedroom

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Tara Sheets | Top 5 Favorite Humorous Contemporary Romances

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Lisa Brown Roberts | Dads And Daughters

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Sheila Roberts | Life’s Good at the Beach

  The beach is my happy place. What's not to like about the beauty and peace of a lovely beach? For me, visiting the beach is a real ...

L.E. Sterling | A Spoiler-Free Guide to Dominion City

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Elizabeth Keysian | 5 Romantic Settings in Wessex

Five romantic settings from VANQUISHING THE VISCOUNT that you can see for yourself. The heroine of this book, Emma, lives in a crumbling ...

L.L. Bartlett | Finding The Right Setting in Buffalo, NY

As a New York Times bestselling author with three names (L.L. Bartlett, Lorraine Bartlett, and Lorna Barrett), readers think they know what ...

Sara Jade Alan | Top 5 Reasons to Fall in Love with a Friend

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Marie Harte | The End or …

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Scarlett Cole | Five Favorite Moments in Preload series

Hi there, and thank you for joining me over here on Fresh Fiction today. I'm so excited to be here celebrating the release of LENNON REBORN. And ...

Terry Spear | Wildlife Conservation Tips

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Pat Esden | Witches and genies, and men with magic. Oh my!

Hi everyone! I want to say thanks to the folks at Fresh Fiction for inviting me to be on their blog today. I'm so excited. Next month is the ...

An Interview with Laura Cutty

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Jennie Marts | Top Five Reasons Cowboy Hockey Players are the best!

You had me at hockey playing cowboy… CAUGHT UP IN A COWBOY is the story of Rockford James, a hunky cowboy who also happens to play hockey ...

Tara Kingston | There’s Something About a Wicked Lord…

There's just something about a hero who's a bit wicked, but in all the right ways! In historical romance, he may be a titled noble with a bitter ...

Samantha Chase | My top-five favorite romantic movies

Hey, everyone!! So as you know, UNTIL THERE WAS US is available now and it is a second-chance romance. I love that trope!! It’s a fun ...

Maggie Wells | A Sporty Backstory for Love Games

When people find out I've set my Love Games series in the world of college athletics, they often ask if I played myself. I wish. Like most ...

Diana Muñoz Stewart | Ways To Help

Justice and Sandesh are heroes who fight for what's right, but what can readers do to help champion justice in their own communities? I'm ...

Marie Bostwick | Fierce Beyond 50

The older I get, the more I realize that those changes keep coming. Sometimes they bring joy. Sometimes they bring sorrow. Sometimes, it’s a ...

Stacy Wise | Follow Your Own Path To Your Dreams

Like Katie Capwell, the female protagonist in my new new novel, MAYBE SOMEONE LIKE YOU, my path to following my dreams wasn't a straight line. ...

Cathy Skendrovich | Write What You Know

Writers are like magpies. They gather their own experiences, couple them with tons and tons of research, and come up with a distinctive realm ...

Beth Anne Miller | Inspiration for UNDER A STORM-SWEPT SKY

I've been fortunate enough to do a lot of traveling, and my travels have heavily influenced my writing. My first book, INTO THE SCOTTISH MIST, ...

Samantha Chase | Digging into the ‘Montgomery Brothers’

By Susan Gorman Samantha Chase is my favorite contemporary author. I love her Montgomery Brothers series featuring a matchmaking uncle and ...

Jane Godman | Why Choose Paranormal?

I read and write other genres of romance, but paranormal calls me back time after time. I do write about werewolves and vampires, but my ...

Piper J. Drake | True Heroes Foods IRL!

In April of 2017, I went to Hawaii for a long weekend to research locations, people, and food on Oahu. For readers new to my books, I try to ...

Chris Goff | Diplomacy is everything it’s cracked up to be—and more.

After listening to a presentation by a Diplomatic Security Service (DSS) agent at a meeting of our local chapter of Mystery Writers of America, ...

Patricia D. Eddy | Top 5 reasons why I write strong female characters

A long time ago, in his 2006 acceptance speech for an Equality Now award, Joss Whedon (one of my storytelling heroes) gave a list of reasons why ...

Melissa Eastlake | Why Consent In YA Retellings Is Sexy

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Erin Nicholas | Top Five Reasons Guys Who Can Cook Are Hot

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Jennifer Trethewey | What is it with Highlanders?

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Reader/Author Match | Lynette Eason digs into ‘Oath of Honor’

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Maryann Jordan | Top 5 Reasons to read Military Romantic Suspense!

My favorite genre to read is military romantic suspense and it just so happens to be my favorite genre to write! Why? Military Let's ...

Who Knew Detroit Could Be So Sexy?

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Brooklyn Ann | ‘Wynter’s Bite’ is on sale now!

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Pippa Roscoe | 12 Hours to Fall In Love

Ever since I first saw the 24 series on tv, sitting cross legged in front of a tiny 11 inch tv screen, I was captivated by the idea of real time ...

Katee Robert | Writing a Labor of Love

I'll be the first to admit that writing THE LAST KING was a labor of love—emphasis on the labor part. It's always challenging to start a new ...

Jodi Thomas | Writing Across Generations

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Elizabeth Heiter | How I Write Suspense

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Please Bite Me – Cole Gibsen’s Top Ten Vampires in Film and Television

What a torturous exercise, combing through gorgeous vampire after gorgeous vampire to compile a list of my top ten. As a vampire lover, and now ...

Kathy Lyons goes into the Locker Room for HITTING IT!

Does the start of baseball season get you thinking about the men of summer? Well, go into the locker room with Kathy Lyons and uncover all the ...

Paige Tyler | What makes shifter heroes and heroines so compelling to write about?

My answer to this question is probably different than you'd get out of most writers because I write with a partner—my husband. We approach our ...

5 Ways To Support Rescue Animals In Your Home Town

In SIT, STAY, LOVE, a large-scale dog fighting ring covering several Midwestern states is exposed, creating national media attention. The High ...

Christi Caldwell | Origins of a ton “Hell”

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Kari Lynn Dell | Fierce women in Texas Rodeo

When I sat down to write the Texas Rodeo books, I didn't flex my fingers over the keyboard and say to myself, "Self, we are gonna write us some ...

Claudia Shelton | Building A Penthouse

Research is my least favorite thing about writing! There I've said it, and anyone who knows me, will vouch for that statement. On the other ...

Helen Lacey | Holding Out for a Hero – Cowboy or CEO?

I've been writing for a long time now and have been published with Harlequin/Mills & Boon since 2012. I write contemporary romance - and ...

L. L. Bartlett | Meet Jeff Resnick, your next favorite sleuth

Jeff Resnick never asked for the gift he was given. Gift? More like a curse. And that curse was? Becoming a little bit psychic. But don’t way ...

Carter Wilson | Do Not Write What You Know

I hate the adage "write what you know." Hate it. But I don't hate it because it's wrong. As an author, there are plenty of things about your ...

Callie Hutton | Who Was Jack the Ripper?

My new book, THE PURSUIT OF MRS. PENNYWORTH takes place in the fall of 1888 in London, England. If that date seems notable, it is because that ...

Eliza Knight | Five Things You Might Not Know About Archery

In my new book, THE HIGHLANDER'S GIFT, I had to do a lot of research about archery. The various bows, the parts of an arrow, and whether or not ...

Jenna Ryan | A Good Scare

Not every book I write contains supernatural elements, but I believe there's a suggestion of darkness in all of them, one that harkens back to ...

Stefanie London | Bad Boys

Not all bad boys are created equal. The Bad Bachelors app is currently helping with women of New York sort the good from the bad, and the bad ...

Character Perspective | Shoshannah: the ancestral spirit

Throughout the Shifter Wars series, there is one character that is in the background, coming forward when needed, and providing support to the ...

Gail Ingis | Talking the Talk and Walking The Walk

Spring is in the air, (hopefully) and so is our desire to get into shape. But instead of thinking seasonally when it comes to your health - ...

Michelle McLean | 5 Lovable Highland Rogue Requirements

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Jus Accardo | 5 Reasons that you’ll be Team Kensey

Kensey Deaton, the heroine of my newest book, THE BIG BAD WOLF, is a bit of a rule breaker. She's strong, opinionated, and refuses to be stuffed ...

Five Reasons to Avoid Everton, PA

Everton, PA is the fictional setting for my latest release, NIGHT OF THE FLOOD – a collaborative "novel in stories" featuring contributions ...

Merrie Destefano | The Killer Twist

One of the key elements when writing either suspense or comedy is the use of the reversal twist. It needs to be foreshadowed, so the reader will ...

Diana Rodriguez Wallach | Real Teens Are Saving The World, Just like in YA

Young adult authors are sometimes accused of writing unrealistic narratives—teens who save intergalactic worlds, start revolutions, or end The ...

Lynn H. Blackburn | What cake is better than anything?

I'm a Southern girl, and in the South we love to feed people. In good times and in bad, food is often the currency we use to demonstrate our ...

Mimi Jean Pamfiloff | My All-Time TOP 5 Favorite Things VAMPIRE! (Muahaha…)

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Kathy Lyons | Guess What I’m Doing This Week!

So I've been doing some weird things this week. Guess what they are… Running around the neighborhood yelling, "The Grizzlies are here! ...

S.D. Grimm | Bromance Done Right

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Sheryl Nantus | Las Vegas – more than just a pretty face!

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Sara Baysinger | Top 5 reasons I love to Write Slow-Burn Romances

When I was writing THE VANISHING SPARK OF DUSK, there was no question in my mind that the romance would take a little time to warm up. I love ...

Sara Baysinger | Top 5 reasons I love to Write Slow-Burn Romances

When I was writing THE VANISHING SPARK OF DUSK, there was no question in my mind that the romance would take a little time to warm up. I love ...

Guess What I’m Doing Today! By Kathy Lyons

So I've been doing some weird things today. Guess what they are… Running around the neighborhood yelling, "The Grizzlies are here! The ...

Reader-Author Match | Michelle Hazen

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When Dreams Come True – An Eclectic Guide to Paris

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Stacy McKitrick / Five Authors Who Inspired Me:

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Author Reader Match S.M. West

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Q&A with Xavier Stirling from XAVIER: THE CONTRACT

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Carolyn Brown | The Sometimes Sister Top 5 List

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Caroline Linden | Five Things about Gaming in Regency London

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Meet Kate Carley

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Jennifer Gracen | Top 6 Things I Love About The Harrisons

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Brooklyn Ann: Taking the Internet by Storm

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There’s a new Hockey team in town!

Be there when the puck drops…   Join New York Times Bestselling Author Sawyer Bennett this fall when the Arizona Vengeance take ...

Alice Gaines | What makes a man a hero?

I have to admit I like nice men, both in my real life and in the stories I write. Although my favorite fictional hero of all time is Mr. ...

Cover Reveal: The Hidden Cities return!

Hidden Cities is a series of horror and dark fantasy fiction novels by Tim Lebbon and Christopher Golden. “Mind the Gap” was the first novel ...

An interview with the cast of KEEPING YOU

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Margarita Montimore | My Top 5 Books with Unreliable Narrators

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Jaime Questell | Five Things You Need to Know about LeGrand’s Carnival

I am so excited to be on Fresh Fiction today to talk about BY A CHARM AND A CURSE! Charm is my first novel, and I had so much fun writing it. ...

Meet the Author: Maggie Adams

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Elizabeth Reid Boyd | Mindful Reading

Thank you for inviting me to speak to your readers about THE SECRETS OF MINDFUL BEAUTY published by Skyhorse Publishing. I'm Dr Elizabeth ...

Maria Vale | 5 Favorite Wolf Facts I Discovered While Writing

My interest in wolves was not so much in their physical details, though those are amazing (did you know wolves can smell something a mile away ...

Maggie Wells | Pop Culture Obsession

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Kat Martin | Building a Plot

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Elizabeth Heiter | The five suspense novels I’m loving right now

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Chris Cannon | Words of Wisdom from Fictional Characters

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Katie Ruggle | Five of My Favorite (Not So Typical) Heroic Traits

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Tara Thomas | Top Five Ways To Beat Writer’s Block

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Cover Reveal – A New Grizzlies Gone Wild book from Kathy Lyons

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