Christian Book Finder | May 2018 New Releases

Contemporary Romance: Solo Tu: Only You by Narelle Atkins -- Can two high-school teachers, a girl from Tuscany and a boy from Australia, ...

Caridad Pineiro | Get Ready for summer

Kirkus Reviews says that “Connie and Jonathan’s trials, tribulations, and second chance at love are engaging . . . Another visit to Sea Kiss ...

Happy Easter, Happy Passover, Happy Spring – Let’s Eat!

You may think Easter sweet treats are all about those chocolate eggs that you hide around the house for the kids to find (or not). But in our ...

Gail Ingis | Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

  You know that frustration you feel when your computer is behaving badly but you're so in love, you can't bear to break up with ...

Let them eat cake

Gail Ingis | Celebrate Every Day Like It’S Your Birthday

Happy Birthday Tom! Tom is three-quarters of a century old today. WOW! Happy Birthday to my sweetie. Birthdays belong to the owner and ...

Gail Ingis | Colorful And Cozy

Baby it's cold outside. Boy is it ever! But Tom and I are all snug as two bugs in a rug with our wood stove and our stack of fresh logs for the ...

Gail Ingis | New Year’s Resolutions in Reverse

We didn't need to return the champagne. Two sips, done and yum! I'm going to tell you a little secret: I've never ever made a New Year's ...

Looking forward to 2018

Happy New Year! As always, January 1st is a time to reflect on what we hope to accomplish in the new year. I have big plans for the year ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

BEING THANKFUL by Gail Ingis

There are some Thanksgivings my husband Tom and I travel to Phoenix, Arizona to visit our grandchildren in the west. This year our Marietta, GA ...

Gals, Gowns, and Handsome Men by Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons

Last week, I had the pleasure of being an author at the Historical Romance Retreat in Spokane, WA. Delilah Marvelle and Renée Bernard did an ...

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 ...

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 ...

Guess What I’m Doing this Summer! By Kathy Lyons / Jade Lee

How did it get to be summer already? Part of my brain is still wondering if I got everyone Christmas presents like I intended. But the rest of ...

Eloisa James

Eloisa James’s Cinderella stories in one package

Eloisa loves a Cinderella twist in her stories, and three short stories with this theme are digitally publishing in one volume on September 5th! ...

Celebrating 15 Years of Boas & Tiaras

Boas & Tiaras has come a long way since its humble (yet fabulous) beginning. What began in 2002 as a group of 6 readers enjoying tea in ...

ACFW Fiction Finder: June 2017 New Releases

June 2017 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary ...

Jade Lee’s Memorial Day Antics plus a SALE

Guess what I did on this great three day weekend? Hung out with good friend Julie Ann Walker, Cindy Dees, and Heather Snow. Plus others, ...

Ready for Summer? Pack your Beach Tote is on!

Believe it or not summer is upon us and that means VACATIONS! Okay, maybe just a mini vacation or even a short weekend away from work but it's ...

May 2017 New Releases from ACFW Fiction Finder

  More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Amish Brides by ...

Updates from Eloisa James

Eloisa is heading to Wisconsin this week for the Barbara Vey Reader Appreciation Week-end. This is a fun-filled three day event featuring 60 ...

Don’t miss your Chance!

Oh No Last Day for Boas! Join us for afternoon tea at the historic Adolphus Hotel in downtown Dallas. Enjoy delicious treats while dining ...

The Ethan Frost series: Get the first 3 for a great price!

Take it from J. Kenner: “If you’re looking for a hot read, curl up with Ethan Frost.” He’s the mouthwatering alpha male at the heart of ...

We LOVED this one by Alexa Riley, we think you will too!

The much anticipated December 27, 2016 release of EVERYTHING FOR HER by Alexa Riley. Order now! EVERYTHING FOR HER by Alexa Riley For ...

Free Download for Christmas – A HEARTWARMING AMISH SAMPLER

Looking for your next Inspirational Amish read? This collection of four heartwarming Amish excerpts from Thomas Nelson, Love Inspired and ...

Celebrate with Christmas Romance!

Three all new holiday love stories, decadent recipes, a Christmas checklist, and a quiz! Celebrate with Harlequin in their new special print ...

What are the Top 10 Destinations featured in Romance Novels?

Now that summer is officially over and the kids are back to school, it is time to start planning your next escape! Enter for a chance to win a ...

Harlequin Win A Dream Trip vacation!

If you win a dream vacation, what will you pack?   Enter at

Dream Vacation! Enter to Win!

Now that summer is officially over and the kids are back to school, it is time to start planning your next escape! Enter for a chance to win a ...

Tara Taylor Quinn | Getting Ready for the Holidays

Fall always makes me think of the holidays. Sometimes with anticipation. Sometimes, I’m just plain not ready yet. This year, I have the ...

One Day only: ONE WITH YOU only $2.99

On Friday, August 19th, Sylvia Day's #1 international bestselling novel, ONE WITH YOU, is available for one day only at the special price of ...

Tara Taylor Quinn | Fate and Joy

I’m a huge believer in fate. When we don’t know what’s ahead, or can’t see how things work, we can trust that Fate is there, stepping ...

Escape the heat with the reads in July’s Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss!

There are so many fun summer reads in the July Fresh Fiction Box Not to Miss, check them out! July's Print Books: Everyone received at ...

Congratulations to RWA Winners

Best First Book Forget Tomorrow by Pintip Dunn | Entangled | Science Fiction | Young Adult Contemporary Romance: Long Brokedown Cowboy by ...

Boas & Tiaras 2016

One of my favorite annual Fresh Fiction reader events is Boas & Tiaras Afternoon Tea. When we started it nearly two decades ago our small ...

INTRODUCING PARK ROW BOOKS

A New Literary Fiction Imprint from MIRA Books New York, NY, July 1, 2016—MIRA Books announced today the official launch of Park Row Books, ...

Congratulations to the 2016 Christy Award Winners!

Book of the Year The Five Times I Met Myself by James L. Rubart     What if you met your twenty-three-year-old self in a ...

Deb Marlowe | What Happens when the Duke comes to Town?

You never know what is going to happen . . . .When the Duke Comes to Town! I'm thrilled to be included in this collection of Regency stories, ...

MISHAPS by Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons

I’ve had a few mishaps lately. Nothing serious, but annoying. I hurt my wrist, requiring it to be in a sling. And then I chipped a front ...

2016 Edgar Award Winners Announced

MWA Announces the 2016 Edgar® Award Winners Mystery Writers of America is proud to announce the winners of the 2016 Edgar Allan Poe Awards, ...

Events at Fresh Fiction

Fresh Fiction Local Check out our monthly events in the North Texas area. Monthly Teas at Chocolate Angel 2nd Saturdays Frisco Book ...

Did You See the April Fresh Fiction Box Not To Miss!

Can you believe it's already spring? Our Fresh Fiction Box subscribers are enjoying the great weather with these latest releases. April's ...

Jade Lee / Kathy Lyons | Guess What I’ve Changed!

I’ve had the same style hair for a decade—short bob that the kids didn’t grab or bury in peanut butter. My clothing style was comfortable ...

The heat is on . . .SUMMER HEAT

The SUMMER HEAT that is with 16 sexy stories by 16 bestselling authors, including Caridad Pineiro’s UNDER THE BOARDWALK, a scorching hot story ...

Oscar Awards Panel at the Magnolia

Did your favorite movie of 2015 make the Academy's list for best picture? Are you still trying to figure out if THE REVENANT is relevant? Want ...

High Above Orlando

Design. A crucial element of architecture. On a recent visit to Orlando, I discovered the Orange County Convention Center (OCCC). The ...

DiAnn Mills | What is the Heart of Story?

Stories have souls that breathe immortality. An unforgettable story steps beyond “Once upon a time” to a kingdom that captures the ...

Valentines Recycled

Here’s some fun stuff about Valentine’s Day I thought you would enjoy. The trip to get a card for my sweetheart is as far as our old ...

“It was a dark and stormy night…” Using setting in story

by Beth Cornelison It was a dark and stormy night... Ah, yes. The trite opening line that even Snoopy, in his Great Writer persona, used ...

Gail Ingis | The Crystal Palace

For those of you interested in history, here’s bits of 19th century architectural and structural happenings during the Industrial Revolution. ...

Susan Meier New DUET…or is it?

When I began the duet, The Princes of Xaviera, I thought I’d do something fun with two princes who are forced into marriages of convenience. ...

Jade Lee | My Favorite Winter Pick Me Up!

It’s cold where I live. There’s snow on the ground and my cat spends her days on my lap even when I have to reach over her back to type. Her ...

Avery Aames | Meeting Charlotte

What? You don’t know about the Cheese Shop Mysteries? How is that possible? The first won the Agatha Award for best first novel, plus it’s a ...

FLEDGING LOVE: a short story

Breathless, Emma dragged her disheveled self from the water’s edge. Her hair dripped sand into her eyes. She clawed herself away from the drag ...

Exclusive Excerpt from FUDGE BROWNIES & MURDER

FUDGE BROWNIES & MURDER is the newest release in the Culinary Competition Mystery Series. It’s winter in Kellerton, Michigan and there is ...

Love to read ROMANCE? Want FREE(ISH)** BOOKS?

If you said yes to both questions, please consider signing up to judge The Carolyn Readers Choice Award contest. The North Texas chapter of ...

Avon Kicks Off 75th Anniversary With Diamond Celebration

A leading voice in romance, Avon, announced this week a blow out celebration for their 75th anniversary.   The HarperCollins ...

Gail Ingis | March Of The Past: St. Augustine

St. Augustine, the oldest continuous settlement in America, a location for your story? The Casa Monica Hotel, its history and culture flaunts ...

Robin Hobb, George RR Martin in conversation – tickets on sale now

Tickets for HarperVoyager world exclusive event with George RR Martin and Robin Hobb are now on sale.  Spend an evening listening to two to ...

Joan Johnston Update – THE BAREFOOT BRIDE

One of my favorite historical western romances, THE BAREFOOT BRIDE, was just reissued and is now in stores in paperback with a fabulous new ...

Free Digital Romance Festival

This weekend HarperCollins will be running their first ever digital Romance Festival, in conjunction with some of the world’s best known ...

Remembering Maya Angelou

There are few figures in recent American history that are as well loved and recognized as Dr. Maya Angelou. Even though she has departed this ...

MONTANA BRIDE Now in Second Printing

The sensational third novel in Joan Johnston’s Western Romance Mail-order Bride series is part of her Bitter Creek series. A DESPERATE ...

Great Opportunity for Romance Readers – Join Avon Addicts

The application to be an Avon Addict (Group 4!) has just gone live. For those who don’t know, the Avon Addicts program is a ...

Read a brand new short story by bestselling Regency romance author Sabrina Jeffries for free!

For a limited time, fans of historical romance will have the opportunity to read Sabrina Jeffries’s charming new short story, “Dorinda and ...

Boas & Tiaras 2014 – Raffle Prizes Arriving Daily!

Our Raffle Chair, Pat Richardson, is pleased to tell us the prizes for our annual Boas & Tiaras have started to arrive. Our 12th Annual ...

Kirkus Reviews | Twelve Days of Christmas

Check out our feature on Kirkus Reviews: Merry Christmas everyone! I'm confused: Why do people insist on putting the Twelve Days BEFORE ...

Kirkus Reviews | SXSW: For Lovers of Film, Music and, Yes, Books!

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Chefs, Cowboys, Sex Club sinners…Romance This Week

This week we're offering up a healthy dose of romance in the form of hot-blooded cowboys, sensual chefs, and sex club sinners. Not necessarily ...

Seven-figure contract with author Sylvia Day & Harlequin

Yesterday, Harlequin released a press release revealing a seven–figure two–book deal with bestselling author Sylvia Day, which will launch a ...

Kirkus Reviews | War changes our romances

How have our romances changed in the last ten years? Because tastes rarely stay exactly the same in our reading, television, music and art, and ...

Time for Vampires Gone Wild!

Two bestselling paranormal romance authors team up with two hot new, soon-to-be stars in this vampire-filled anthology. Kerrelyn Sparks, ...

Kirkus Reviews | Fresh Fiction: The Harlequin Bachelor Cover Competition

Yes, I got into it. Poor friends, not only did you have to hear me spout off at book club, which by the way was a delightful evening with our ...

Twilight fanfic Scores again…BEAUTIFUL BASTARD out in time for Valentine’s Day

Seriously, Twilight is the only canon out there which provides fodder for fanfic? What HAVE I been missing? Here is news about the latest ...

Cover Reveal – Ruthie Knox

Hello, everyone! I'm thrilled to be able to reveal the cover for the final title in my upcoming Camelot series with Loveswept: FLIRTING WITH ...

Our Reviewers Pick Their Top 5 Books of 2012

Best Genre Fiction of 2012 With the advent of 2013 the reviewers at Fresh Fiction were asked to make a list of our favorite 2012 books.  As a ...

Holiday Greetings from Lucy Monroe

I hope your Holiday season is off to a great start! This is always a special time of year and I'm so blessed that I get celebrate Christmas with ...

Dianna Love Is Sky High

New York Times bestseller Dianna Love once dangled over a hundred feet in the air to create unusual marketing projects for Fortune 500 ...

Robin Lee Hatcher’s Contest Honors Caregivers’ Hearts Of Gold

Bestselling author Robin Lee Hatcher knows it truly takes a heart of gold to provide loving care to those who need it. That's why, to ...

Barnes & Noble in Firewheel Town Center To Host Release of New Mystery

Set in Austin, Hill Country, UNDERCURRENTS is the second volume in the popular Detective Craig Rylander Clover-Mystery series. Barnes & ...

THE BUNGALOW is a Pulpwood Queen 2012 Book Club Selection. See Sarah Jio at Pulpwood Queen’s Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson, TX

"The Bungalow is a story as luscious as its exotic setting. Ms. Jio has crafted a wartime story of passion and friendship, loss and ...

Bouchercon 2011 Spirits of St. Louis and 2011 Anthony Awards

Some of the Fresh Fiction team attended the annual Bouchercon, held in St. Louis this past weekend (9/14-18/2011). An interesting and fun ...

NYT bestseller speaks at National WWI Museum 9/20 –LIVE online

New York Times bestselling writing duo, Charles Todd, will be speak at the National World War I Museum on Tuesday, September 20th at 7 PM. ...

Discover THE LOST Release Party and Contest!

Sign up for my newsletter and be entered for the DISCOVER THE LOST Exclusive Prize contest (as well as all future monthly contests!). For a ...

The romance world received the sad news that one of the shining stars of the genre, Leslie Esdaile Banks, widely know as LA Banks, lost her ...

American Gods Rumors, Helping Ex-Border Employees, Catch-22

Brother, Sister, Can You Spare a Job? In the wake of the collapse of Borders Books & Music many forget about the numerous people who rely ...

Hot and sexy goodness from Angela Knight

New York Times bestselling author Angela Knight has three new books out now. First is MASTER OF SHADOWS, the eighth book in the Mageverse ...

The owner of our favorite Superheros decided and are E-books taking over the market?

Who Owns Thor? A legal battle over the ownership of the copyrights for some of the most popular superheros in the Marvel universe has been ...

RWA Report: Sandi Shilhanek | RWA….Thus Far

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Available on Kindle — Jill Barnett’s BEWITCHING

[caption id="attachment_1866" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Available in Kindle"][/caption] Bestselling author Jill Barnett is ...