Are you a Match with Kait Gamble?

If you've done those questionnaires on Facebook you know the drill, so here goes! Meet Kait Gamble Guilty pleasure? Reading in the ...

Lindsay McKenna | Shattered But Still Fighting To Be Whole Once More…

WIND RIVER RANCHER, Book 2, Wind River Valley series, is an emotional story that will suck every reader in. I’m known for gritty, visceral and ...

Start reading Kristan Higgins!

A Special Sneak Peek! ON SECOND THOUGHT by Kristan Higgins Following in the footsteps of her critically acclaimed novel If You Only ...

Discover the magic of Sarah Morgan this Christmas

MIRACLE ON 5TH AVENUE by Sarah Morgan From Manhattan with Love #3 Hopeless romantic Eva Jordan loves everything about Christmas. She might ...

Top FIVE Questions People Have About ME!

Do you live off coffee and wine exclusively? Depends who you ask! My coffee and wine budget is more than our food allowance for a family of ...

Are you ready for Veronica Speedwell?

A PERILOUS UNDERTAKING by Deanna Raybourn Veronica Speedwell Mystery Veronica Speedwell returns in a brand new adventure from Deanna ...

Trump, Tesla and Biblical Plagues converge in THE SEVENTH PLAGUE

THE SEVENTH PLAGUE asks, if the biblical plagues of Egypt truly happened—could they happen again—on a global scale? In THE SEVENTH PLAGUE ...

Diane Albert | My Secret Crush

I’m going to let you in on a little secret. Ready? Okay, here goes. I have a secret love affair with the best friend’s little ...

Cara Luecht | 10 Things to Do During the Holidays

Remember finals? The last-minute scrambling? The late-night pizza and Mountain Dew fueled explorations into complex topics that, when ...

Barbara J. Scott | The 5 Senses of Christmas Romance

GIVEAWAY: a copy of SLEIGH BELLS RING Admit it. You love Christmas romances just as much as I do. Why do these stories touch our hearts so ...

Grace Goodwin | Excerpt from MATED TO THE VIKENS

Excerpt -Mated to the Vikens Erik, Planet Viken, Viken United Compound, Transport Center Nerves made my heart beat faster than I wished as I ...

Nancy Corrigan – CHANCE ON LOVE Excerpt

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Tara Kingston | Holiday Traditions

For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved Christmas. In many ways, the holiday season can be a bit hectic, with shopping and gift-wrapping and ...

Piper J. Drake | Sophie’s Best Holiday Cookie Recipes

Every year, Sophie takes over the kitchen at Hope's Crossing Kennels to bake batch after batch of holiday treats for her friends and family. She ...

Anne Elizabeth | What is it about Navy SEALs?

Describe THE SOUL OF A SEAL in 6 words. Alpha Male Female Sexy Action Space Tell us something interesting about Bennett and Kimberly that ...

Michele Summers | Nine Things We Didn’t Know about Her

Describe SWEET SOUTHERN BAD BOY in 6 words. Fun, funny, sexy and happy romance. Favorite thing to munch on while you write? Baby carrots and ...

Kathleen Bittner Roth | Scotland

I write in the Victorian period, usually somewhere around the mid-1850s. In book three of Those Magnificent Malverns series, Ridley Malvern, the ...

Anita DeVito | Laughter: The Ties that Bind

Writing suspense is all about the tension, red herrings and zig-zags. Think you know where the story is going? WHAM. A house just fell on the ...

Storytime by Jane Kirkpatrick

“Carve your name on hearts, not tombstones. A legacy is etched into the minds of others and the stories they share about you.” Shannon ...

Jennifer Shirk | 5 Fun Holiday Facts

Hi, all! Jennifer here! With Christmas only a few weeks away, I've been doing a lot of thinking on the subject. And found some surprising ...

Lisa Burstein | Top 5 Bad Boys from Television and Movies

I don’t know about you, but I LOVE a Bad Boy. I think it's because I've been taught to avoid them, which of course just makes me want them ...

Elizabeth Heiter | Famous Criminal Profilers in Fact and Fiction

Criminal profiling is a fascinating process, a mix of psychology and criminology that tends to create divided reactions: people seem to think ...

Excerpt from WOLF UNLEASHED

Lacey browsed the selection of Blu-ray discs that Alex had set out on the coffee table, trying to imagine him picking them out at a Redbox ...

THE ROYAL NANNY by Karen Harper

My historical novels so far (seven and counting) have featured the lives of real historical British women, usually royal. Several featured Queen ...

Tempest in the Highlands by May McGoldrick excerpt

One moment, Miranda was gasping for more air. The next, her very existence depended on how close she could get to him. The touch of his lips ...

Anna Schmidt | A Life’s Journey

LAST CHANCE COWBOYS: THE LAWMAN the second in my Where the Trail Ends series. Readers of book one (The Drifter) will remember the character of ...

Miranda Liasson | Why We Love Christmas Movies

              The other night, I was watching the end of a Hallmark channel movie ...

Jane Peden | Why do Opposites Attract?

Why is it that so often, in fiction and in life, opposites attract? It’s the perfect set-up for a romance and we see it time and time again. ...

Samantha Chase | What’s on YOUR List for Christmas?

Hey, Everyone! Samantha Chase here getting ready for my favorite time of year!! Besides having a new book out – which is always a cause for ...

Jody Holford | When Art imitates Life

My daughter was reading my upcoming release, MORE THAN FRIENDS when she laughed out loud and said, “Mom, dad brings you food all the time when ...

Abbie Roads | Music and Manuscripts

Do you listen to music while you read? Maybe I’m weird, but I’ve never been able to listen to music that has lyrics while I’m reading. ...

Kendra C. Highley | My Favorite Sports Films

I’ve written my share of athletes—snowboarders, outfielders, and point guards—mainly because of a love of sports. My dad is a rabid Texas ...

Behind The Scenes Of BETTER OFF THREAD, By Amanda Lee

When I decided to write BETTER OFF THREAD, I knew I wanted to write a Christmas book and I knew the book had to feature Captain Moe, Tallulah ...

Vanessa Vane | Why Montana?

I get asked why I write all my books about Montana. There are a number of reasons, so I have to break it down for you. I lived there for ...

CO-AUTHOR INTERVIEW: Amalie Howard and Angie Morgan Interview Each Other

Angie, what’s it like writing with a co-author? Is it seriously like the best thing ever? It is seriously the best thing ever, yes! I love ...

December has come at Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss!

It's always hectic fun prepping for the December box, Readers & 'ritas, and Thanksgiving all at once. Can you believe this is the last ...

SPOILER ALERT! Christmas Box Inside!

The first batch of Christmas boxes are on there way. Everyone who pre-ordered received a bonus 5th book and, surprise, a second eBook! The ...

Jenna Bayley-Burke | Romance And Chocolate

All I need to be happy is a comfy spot to curl up with a warm blanket and a great romance novel. Where the only sound is the tapping of rain on ...

Kerry Adrienne | Meet Derek Poole (from PURSUING THE BEAR)

Character Interview (Perspective): Meet park ranger and woodworker, Derek Poole from PURSUING THE BEAR “Sure!” Oh crap, that was too ...

SECRETS by Lindsay McKenna and an EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT!

Hi Dear Readers! Well, it’s that time again! My next Delos series book, SECRETS, is available, released on 11.21.16! Novella, 2B2 is a ...

Explore the Royal-Kagan Shifter World

Their bond is heaven on earth...but it could tear their pack apart. Ethan Jager is forced to hide behind a false identity as his pack mates ...

Carole Mortimer | Celebration of a Brave New World!

I can’t believe it’s two years ago this month that I clicked to ‘publish’ the pre-order for my very first Indie book. And today is ...

Joanne Dannon | Every Heroine is Different

“Variety's the very spice of life, that gives it all its flavour.” William Cowper. Recently I read a post about readers liking their ...

A Note from Amelia Grey

Dear Readers, It may be summer warm in Florida, but it feels like Christmas to me! I’m hearing jingle bells and ho, ho, ho. There’s a ...

Julie Anne Long | Finding the Perfect Songs for WILD AT WHISKEY CREEK

Julie Anne Long's latest novel WILD AT WHISKEY CREEK releases today. To make the characters feel real, Long spent time curating the perfect ...

Donna Michaels | Cowboy vs Military Hero

Giveaway: $10 Amazon Gift Card Hello, I’m thrilled to be here on Fresh Fiction and to talk to you about two of my favorite subjects: Cowboy ...

Lindsay McKenna | Stalked!

What would you do if you were being stalked? Those who have had it happen (and I have), realize the terror of feeling like a hunted quarry and ...

Cowboy Rising: Meet Daniel MacKinnon

Hi, I’m Mia Hopkins and I write supersexy cowboy romance. My newest release, COWBOY RISING, is about an introverted cowboy who butts heads ...

Dev & Meda– Inside the Characters of THE WATCHER, Crossing Realms Book 2

Meda regarded him silently. “What is ‘Dev’ short for?” “Devlyn.” He laughed half-heartedly. “It means brave. Or misfortune. ...

Tina Gabrielle | Where Ideas Originate

Hello Fresh Fiction! Thank you for inviting me to celebrate my newest release, REAL EARLS BREAK THE RULE. It’s the second book in my Infamous ...

The Ultimate Guide to Tortured, Scarred Heroes

By Miranda Owen They’re a sign of your strength. That you’ve been tested like no other man and you emerged victorious. You will always be ...

5 Series I Love by Jennifer L. Armentrout

Sarah J. Maas A Court of Thorn and Roses Series The fantasy hooks you in with realistic portrayals of PSTD, something you don’t often ...

Top Five Reasons to Fall in Love with your Neighbor

When Allison, the main character in TROPHY WIFE, divorces her rich, selfish husband, she’s left with almost no money, thanks to an iron-clad ...

Elle Q. Sabine | Niche Romantica and the Tattoo Artist

What's your favorite romance? What was your first? Did you name an author, a title, or did you go with an entire genus? We are all familiar ...

Joe Cosentino | Interview with RAG DOLL Characters

Interview with Jana Lane and Brian Otley from RAG DOLL, the fifth Jana Lane mystery Interviewer: Welcome Jana Lane Otley and Brian Otley from ...

Elizabeth Heiter | The “Why” in Crime: Creating a Behavioral Profile

In real life, when there’s a horrible, seemingly inexplicable crime, people crowd around the TV to watch interviews with the people who knew ...

Lena Gregory | A Glimpse Into the Future

DEATH AT FIRST SIGHT, which released on November 1st, is the first book in the Bay Island Psychic Mysteries series. At present, there are three ...

Victoria Thompson | What’s happening whilst Mrs. Brandt is enjoying her honeymoon?

While the cat’s away… Sarah Brandt and Frank Malloy are enjoying their honeymoon, and while they’re away, their family and friends ...

Susannah Hardy | Who Am I?

One of the things I get asked a lot is what I’d be if I weren’t a writer. I always give a little giggle inside when I hear that. Because ...

Vicki Delaney | Too Much Christmas? Not in Rudolph, New York

Most of us would agree that Christmas can come too soon. We complain (I certainly do) about decorations in the stores and seasonal ads on TV ...

California Christmas Potatoes ala Kate Carlisle

California Christmas Potatoes ala Kate Carlisle New York Times bestselling mystery author Kate Carlisle is a native Californian who worked in ...

Brenda Drake | My Supernatural Obsession

There’s something thrilling about a bone-chilling supernatural story. From Stephen King to the television series, Supernatural, I can’t get ...

Kyra Jacobs | Not Gonna Be “That Mom”

Being a writer is one of my many roles, but the most important role I play is as mom to my two boys. Sporty kids ages 9 and 14, between school, ...

Avery Flynn | Modernizing the Grumpy Duke

Historical romance - Regency in particular - is my crack. I love it. I can’t write it, but OH MY GOD do I love it - like a freak, obviously. ...

Cynthia Ruchti | Counting the Cost of a Makeover

It may not be true of all novelists, but one of the aspects of storytelling I find soul-satisfying is the ability to experiment with careers I ...

Lenora Worth | The Making of Sleigh Bells Ring

In the South, we get excited about our stories. When we hear someone shout, “Y’all ain’t gonna believe this!” we all gather round ...

Barbara White Daille | Bad Luck…or the Best Luck of All?

I’m currently celebrating the book birthday of SNOWBOUND WITH MR. WRONG, a story in my new series, Snowflake Valley, and my thirteenth ...

DiAnn Mills | How to Rock Your Character’s World

I've always wanted to rock climb, and when I studied the skill, I realized rock climbing and scaling heights with my hero had a lot in common. ...

Margaret Brownley | Where Book Ideas Originate

The idea for LEFT AT THE ALTAR came to me in a rather unexpected way. Several of our antique clocks needed servicing and so we called a clock ...

Christina McKnight | Why Is Christmas Special to Me?

Oh, Christmas! As an adult, the holiday is my favorite because of the natural good cheer and festive nature around every corner. I find myself a ...

Behind the Scenes with Raine Miller

Blackstone Dynasty was inspired by a trip I made to Boston back in early 2013. While sightseeing in the city, I stumbled upon a monument statue ...

RESCUING HARLEY by Susan Stoker – Excerpt

“So? What do you think?” Tommy asked his friend, Beckett “Coach” Ralston, as they stood inside the small office at the Waco Skydiving ...

Lynnette Austin | All About PICTURE PERFECT WEDDING

First of all, I’m so happy to be here today! PICTURE PERFECT WEDDING is the third book in my Magnolia Brides series, and it’s one I’m ...

Author/Reader Match with Mary Burton

Writes: Contemporary romantic suspense merges my love of both the romance and the suspense/thriller genre. RS enables me to present ...

Is Crime Fiction Entertainment?

I belong to several online readers groups, and that question has been coming up frequently, lately. I’m glad to see it being discussed. For ...

Ali Brandon | A Close-Up Look At Black Kitties

When I first started writing the Black Cat Bookshop Mystery series for Berkley Prime Crime, our current feline companions happened to be orange ...

Jenn McKinlay | Catcher in the Rye could help solve a COLD case!

A cold case. Just that term makes my spine tingle and the hair prickles on the back of my neck. A mystery that remains unsolved for years due to ...

The Scorched Trilogy on sale through November 14th

Mari Mancusi's Scorched Trilogy is on sale for a limited time!  Get Scorched, Shattered, and Smoked for only $2.99 each until November 14th on ...

An excerpt from HOW TO IMPRESS A MARQUESS

Lilith adored walking about the city, rubbing elbows with its inhabitants. The rush of the metropolis exhilarated her. She delighted in mounting ...

A Top 10 Marie Harte Like List

Hi! I’m Marie Harte, a book lover, romance novelist, mother to two boys, caretaker of a puppy and cat (who rules the house), and was lucky ...

Vanessa Vale | My Favorite Home Cooked Restaurant Meal

I really enjoy cooking, but I enjoy eating so much more! I've got two boys (11 and 14) and these days, the older one can eat two Chipotle ...

Rebecca Adler | Guacamole: Too Good to Be Bad

When I set out to write the second installment of my Taste of Texas Mystery Series, I jumped at the chance to highlight one of my all-time ...

Rina Gray | Top 5 favorite Romance Novels

Before I penned this post, I never thought about my top five romance novels, because my favorites change fairly often. I have my one-click ...

Jus Accardo’s Top 8 Favorite Science Fiction shows

I’ve loved the science fiction genre since I was a kid. So many exciting possibilities. Alternate realities, biopunk, aliens—I want to ...

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Grace Goodwin

I'm actually two people! Yes, we are co-writers who share a brain… and a love for romance. Sometimes we're like Dr. Doolittle's Push Me-Pull ...

Susan Stephens | A New Polo Series begins…

I’m so thrilled to be here. Thank you for inviting me! I’ve just seen my 51st book for Harlequin Presents hit the shelves, and have been ...

Amy Sandas | An Excerpt from THE UNTOUCHABLE EARL

“Drink it,” he said again, more sternly. Lily still did not move. As if understanding the reason for her resistance, he lifted the glass ...

Sienna Snow | Billionaire: tech mogul, well-regarded, and a Woman!

A smart, sexy, and well-regarded billionaire is a rare being. Even more so, when that billionaire is—wait for it—a female! A tech mogul, who ...

Author/Reader Match with Barbara Longley

Writes: I write Celtic fantasy romance, contemporary romance and romantic comedy. WHAT YOU DO TO ME, out November 1, 2016 is a flirty, fun, ...

Kasey Lane | Top 10 Opposites Attract Films of all time!

In my new Rock ’n’ Ink series the primary theme of opposites attracting is played out against a backgound of the Portland music scene. But ...

An Exclusive Interview with Jackson St. James from WORTH THE RISK

Welcome, readers! We’re here to day with Jackson St. James, to find out a little bit about his recent travels and new love interest. For those ...

Kate Avery Ellison | The Life Cycle of a YA Thriller

I didn’t start gobbling up thrillers until after my son was born and I needed books that would keep my attention through the fog of sleepiness ...

Nina Croft | Deleted Scenes from FLYING THROUGH FIRE

In FLYING THROUGH FIRE, book 6 in my Dark Desires series, we have the whole cast of the series appearing at some point or other. I thought it ...

DiAnn Mills | Wacky Ways to Windup Your Creativity

We’ve all been there. Deadlines are looming for our blog or our novels. A tingling in the pit of your stomach borders on nausea. We settle ...

Terri Reed | Childhood Holiday Memories

This time of year always reminds me of my childhood hometown. I grew up in the foothills of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in the city of Sonora, ...

Tracy St John | Childhood Fantasies in the Science Fiction World

We live in an era of strong women. When I was born, the second wave of feminism was just taking hold in the United States and Europe. While the ...

Judy Alter | Weaving research into fiction

Researching the Columbian Exposition for The Gilded Cage, I was fascinated by the history behind George Washington Ferris’ gigantic, ...

Happily Ever After Holiday Favorites

We had a chance to ask a couple of questions of the SMP Romance authors about two of their favorite things: holiday movies and Halloween ...

Michelle Major | Samantha Carlton’s story

Sometimes characters ease into a writer’s mind and other times they stomp through our brains and demand their story be told. Samantha Carlton, ...