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Explore the Royal-Kagan Shifter World

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Carole Mortimer | Celebration of a Brave New World!

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Joanne Dannon | Every Heroine is Different

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A Note from Amelia Grey

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

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Donna Michaels | Cowboy vs Military Hero

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Lindsay McKenna | Stalked!

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Cowboy Rising: Meet Daniel MacKinnon

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

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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

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5 Series I Love by Jennifer L. Armentrout

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Top Five Reasons to Fall in Love with your Neighbor

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Elle Q. Sabine | Niche Romantica and the Tattoo Artist

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Joe Cosentino | Interview with RAG DOLL Characters

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

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Lena Gregory | A Glimpse Into the Future

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

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Susannah Hardy | Who Am I?

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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

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Brenda Drake | My Supernatural Obsession

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Kyra Jacobs | Not Gonna Be “That Mom”

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Avery Flynn | Modernizing the Grumpy Duke

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Cynthia Ruchti | Counting the Cost of a Makeover

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Lenora Worth | The Making of Sleigh Bells Ring

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

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DiAnn Mills | How to Rock Your Character’s World

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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?

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Behind the Scenes with Raine Miller

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RESCUING HARLEY by Susan Stoker – Excerpt

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Lynnette Austin | All About PICTURE PERFECT WEDDING

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Author/Reader Match with Mary Burton

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Is Crime Fiction Entertainment?

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Ali Brandon | A Close-Up Look At Black Kitties

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

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The Scorched Trilogy on sale through November 14th

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An excerpt from HOW TO IMPRESS A MARQUESS

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A Top 10 Marie Harte Like List

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Vanessa Vale | My Favorite Home Cooked Restaurant Meal

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Rebecca Adler | Guacamole: Too Good to Be Bad

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Rina Gray | Top 5 favorite Romance Novels

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Jus Accardo’s Top 8 Favorite Science Fiction shows

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Susan Stephens | A New Polo Series begins…

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Amy Sandas | An Excerpt from THE UNTOUCHABLE EARL

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

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Author/Reader Match with Barbara Longley

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

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

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Kate Avery Ellison | The Life Cycle of a YA Thriller

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Nina Croft | Deleted Scenes from FLYING THROUGH FIRE

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DiAnn Mills | Wacky Ways to Windup Your Creativity

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Terri Reed | Childhood Holiday Memories

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Tracy St John | Childhood Fantasies in the Science Fiction World

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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

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Michelle Major | Samantha Carlton’s story

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Fur Babies… Real & Imagined

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Kris Rafferty | You Gotta Go There

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Diane Vallere | Costume Love

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Kathy Aarons | My Favorite Month

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Robin Caroll | Discovering My Heroine

Don’t you just love a spunky, confident and capable heroine? I sure do. When my husband returned from a white water rafting trip with a ...

Callie Hutton | Meet Richard, Marquess of Devon

I’m excited to be here on Fresh Fiction, one of my favorite websites. I’m also excited to tell you about my new book, Seducing the Marquess. ...

Christa McKnight | The Best Tomato Pie

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Join Christina McKnight for a Regency Christmas Celebration!

Let us journey to Regency Era England for a Christmastide celebration. When the House of Commons recessed around December 20th for the Christmas ...

A New Series debuts in April 2017 with MAKING WAVES

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AJ Pine | There’s No Place Like the Arms of…Mr. Wrong?

I love when a heroine has her idea of the perfect Mr. Right…and when she first sees the hero as 100% Mr. Wrong. So many times, the biggest ...

Lucky in Love: Meet Tie-Down Roper Lucky Garcia

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Noelle Adams | An unlikely Hero is Born

Cyrus Damon, the hero of CHRISTMAS AT EDEN MANOR, wasn’t supposed to be a hero. He’s not hero-material at all. He’s in his late ...

Jennie Marts | Top Ten Ways to Hook A Sexy Lumberjack Mountain Man

Are you looking for your next bearded book boyfriend? Mountain men make great heroes. They’re strong and rugged and oh so sexy! The flannel, ...

Casting GHOST TIMES TWO by Carolyn Hart

The surest way to lift an author’s spirit (can’t resist) is to receive an e-mail from a Hollywood producer inquiring if the rights are ...

Ella Carey | Parisian Courtesans during the Belle Époque

Paris is always the perfect idea. The French capital has long led the way in fashion, culture and art-but during the late nineteenth century, ...

Why The Second Novel is Scarier Than The First

By the time you read this, my sophomore novel, ">Can't Help Falling, will have just been released. Coming just under six months from the ...

Tara Taylor Quinn | Christmas X Two

I’m all taken up with Christmas this month. It’s always this way for me. I get two Christmas’. One the first weekend in November and the ...

Hettie Ivers | Seduction by Steak (includes recipe so you can try at home!)

To celebrate this week's release of the third book in my paranormal romance series, REVENGE OF THE WRONGED, I'm excited to share with Fresh ...

Abbie Roads | What a Nightmare

I woke to the familiar shadows of gray and black blanketing our room, but for some inexplicable reason I felt afraid. Almost like I’d just had ...

Victoria Davies | Organized Chaos

Organization makes life easier. Four words I’ve been told again and again as a writer. Four words I simply can’t live by. I’m always ...

Asa Marie Bradley | Excerpt from VIKING WARRIOR REBEL

Luke’s leg brushed against hers, triggering an immediate response from her overactive hormones. Just being near him turned her on. He held ...

SA Laybourn | Go on… You can do it.

Seven years ago, I was just starting out on my writer’s journey. I’d written a couple of historical novels which I was enthusiastically ...

The Witch and the Dead by Heather Blake | GIVEAWAY

About Heather Blake Heather Blake grew up in a suburb of Boston, and enjoys going "home" in her novels. As a young mother, she tried her hand ...

Sheila Connolly | There’s always a new “body” in a cozy town

Cozy mysteries are almost always set in a small town. Many of our heroines return to the town where they grew up, or where they spent summers, ...

Putting on the Witch by Joyce and Jim Lavene | GIVEAWAY

About Joyce and Jim Lavene Joyce and Jim Lavene wrote award-winning, bestselling mystery fiction as themselves, J.J. Cook, and Ellie Grant. ...

Laura Childs | On Creating a Sense of Place

The first time I visited New Orleans, I fell head over heels in love with the city. And because this fanciful city was introduced to me by ...

Erin Fletcher | Enemies to Lovers: It’s All About Passion

Enemies to lovers. I have such a weak spot for these stories – reading them, writing them, watching them on the big screen…I love it all! My ...

Janice Thompson | Comedic Fiction: Good. . .Like Medicine

According to the Bible, laughter has medicinal effects. I can’t deny this truth. I’ve often been in situations where I’ve laughed myself ...

Sarah Varland | When Your Past Invades Your Future

In my upcoming release SILENT NIGHT SHADOWS, the heroine Claire Phillips has to face her past and realize that while she’s not the same person ...

Sofie Kelly | Magical Cats Stinky Crackers

Food plays an important role in the Magical Cats Mysteries. Kathleen Paulson can often be found making treats for her friends as well as for her ...

Rebecca Brooks | Putting Adventure into Romance Novels

Like the heroines I write about in my sexy contemporaries, I love to travel and seek out new adventures. I don’t always know where those ...

Terry Spear | How I Countdown to Christmas

First, I try to get lists from my family early! They usually give them to me after Thanksgiving, but I try to pin them down even earlier than ...

Sharon Sala | Welcome to Blessings, Georgia – Favorites and Worst!

I love writing stories about the people in my Blessings, Georgia series. SAVING JAKE is the most recent and is an October 4th release. I’ve ...

Aren’t I done with this? #HoldOntoTheLight by Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons

The #HoldOntoTheLight campaign has asked authors to share openly about depression and since I’ve struggled with it all my life, I was asked to ...

Linda Broday | Which Character from the Men of Legend Series Do You Most Relate to?

I’m so excited to be here and share a brand new series called Men of Legend. TO LOVE A TEXAS RANGER is Book #1 so you get to start at the ...

Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss: Gourd ‘n’ Seek

Halloween is almost here! We are so excited to share this month's books with you! With such a big variety this month from young adult to ...

Melanie Jayne | I’m An Antique

I was just in a small town in Kentucky for a book signing and visited a few antique shops. I was shocked to find several items from my youth are ...

Katie Ruggle | People’s Top Five Reactions When They Learn I’m a Writer

People’s Top Five Reactions When They Learn I’m a Writer: Don’t write about me! When I say the words, “I’m an author,” some ...