December 18th, 2017
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Ex-NFL star + snarky single mom = a touchdown of a holiday romance


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The vampires are coming... and this time, the lights won't stop them.


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The owner of a delightful Southern café tastes the sharp sting of suspicion in this delectable comfort food mystery...


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This holiday season, love is on the menu.


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A Spartan heart can conquer anything, even myths, magic, and monsters.


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There’s nothing like a firefighting cowboy to keep you toasty warm this Christmas...



December brings fabulous reads!


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Author News

Gail Ingis | A Christmas Concert to Remember

On the first December Sunday, December 3, Tom and I took the 90 minute drive up the Palisades, across the Bear Mountain Bridge, around the bending roads and up the Read More...

Author News

Kathy Lyons | Holiday Rules ... or a new quiz for you!

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 Read More...

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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 highwayman into the plot Read More...

Cozy Corner

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 again Read More...

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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 is never Read More...

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8 Authors Share Their Favorite Dukes!

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

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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 that no matter what else Read More...

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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 it Read More...

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Ready for a Hero to Hire?

Excerpt of JACE'S JEWEL


As soon as Jace left, Emily couldn't get the idea out of her mind to visit the site of the Read More...

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Excerpt from HARD LINE by Erin McCarthy

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

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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, respectful, and accurate MOGAI—which stands for Read More...

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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 she liked Max Read More...

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Best of List: The Fall's Top Reads

As a fan of romance novels, and somebody who loves making lists, I'm instantly drawn to the many "Best of…" book lists that come out as the year draws Read More...

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Cozy Mysteries to teach you to Love Agriculture (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 Read More...

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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 inventions. But, you know what Read More...

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Excerpt from 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 urge to pinch herself to Read More...

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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 Read More...

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Michelle Hazen | Top 5 Actions that Make a Man Sexy

  1. When he fixes something
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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 Read More...

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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 Read More...

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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 Read More...

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Excerpt from THE UNREAL BOYFRIEND

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She crossed her legs. "So how else do you intend to take care of me today?" she asked coquettishly.

Derek's hand stilled Read More...

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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 caught-between-childhood-and Read More...

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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 Read More...

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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, Read More...

Holiday Potluck

Sharon Buchbinder | Love and Latkes!

Latkes, in case you don’t know, are potato pancakes, fried in oil. The holiday celebrates the Maccabees Read More...

Holiday Potluck

Sweet chocolate drinks and pretzels from Dani Pettrey

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

Author News

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 into a dress Read More...

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Maryann Jordan | Top Five Favorite Novels

I have written and published 30 novels (with 2 more written and waiting to be published). Readers often ask authors to choose which is their favorite book (that they have Read More...

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5 things I discovered while writing Keeping Up With the Cavendishes

Writing any book—let alone a series—is always adventure. Even for a die-hard plotter like myself, there are twists, turns and surprises in every story. My Read More...

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Top 5 Christmas Traditions from Believe in My Heart

Growing up in an Italian household meant lots of baking, shopping, gift wrapping, eating, and visiting of relatives the month of December. The week after Christmas was spent returning/exchanging Read More...

Holiday Potluck

Anna Del Mar | Easy, Bubbly, Sexy Sangria

In our home, the holidays are all about family, about coming together to celebrate our blessings and have fun. We're a global bunch and people travel from all over Read More...

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Katee Robert | Top 5 Fictional Families I Love

It's that time of year again—when families come together for various holiday celebrations and fill houses with laughter, bickering, and generally good times. Our holidays will be really Read More...

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Cheryl Hollon | The setting is a ______

I use St. Petersburg, Florida, as the setting of the Webb's Glass Shop Mysteries. I've lived here for Read More...

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Danielle Ellison | Five Reasons You Will Love Culler, SC

As a huge fan of Gilmore Girls, I always found myself wishing my life had a little bit of Read More...

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Molly E. Lee | Top Five Friends-to-Lovers Couples in Movies

Who are the top five couples in movies that started off as friends? This legit is one of my FAVORITE questions :-) If you've done any Read More...

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Mary Lindsey | The Influence of Place

The earthy, gritty, dangerous atmosphere for HAVEN was inspired, in large part, by where it takes place. Once I'd Read More...

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Lydia Kang | Love in the Unlikeliest of Places—A Deserted Island

Can you imagine falling in love on a deserted island? Maybe there's a golden, sandy beach, peach-colored sunsets, margaritas, not a single grain up your bikini bottom, and Read More...

Author News

Dani Pettrey | Vulnerable

I hope you had a good week. Unfortunately, I spent mine sick with a head cold, sinus infection and fun upper respiratory infection. But I was happy to catch a Read More...

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Gail Ingis | Being Thankful

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 family joined us here in Read More...

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Miralee Ferrell | History and Inspiration for Runaway Romance

I've dreamed of one of my books becoming a movie, but I never really thought it would happen. Now RUNAWAY Read More...

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Asarotica

Excerpt from: THE CENTER

BY ASA AKIRA

He woke up before her, as he always did on Tuesdays. Thirty-two cracks in the ceiling, same Read More...

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Christina Mandelski | Love Makes the (Otherwise Pretty Screwed Up) World Go Round

The world can seem like a pretty dark place some days. Sometimes just checking your Twitter feed can leave you wanting to crawl back into bed and hide under the Read More...

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Liz Maverick | Top 5 Ways To Romance a Heroine While In Hiding

The Hudson Kings is a new series featuring a team of superhot mercenaries who live and work in an armory Read More...

Cozy Corner

Thanksgiving Escape

You know it's going to happen. You're going to need to escape. Because on Thursday afternoon, Uncle Bill will be deep in the eggnog—except he won't Read More...

 

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