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349 comments posted.

Re: Loki Ascending (3:21pm January 12):

Healing powers

Re: Lean on Me (3:17pm January 12):

Looking forward to an Alaskan cruise.

Re: Puppy Christmas (10:59pm November 18):

Bookstore gift cards

Re: Romancing the Ranger (4:25pm March 18, 2016):

Music helps me relax.

Re: Wild Sky (7:22pm October 11, 2015):

family and friends

Re: Murder on Amsterdam Avenue (6:06pm June 16, 2015):

Love the Gaslight series and Sarah's and Frank's relationship
adds to the story.

Re: Night of the Highland Dragon (9:17pm June 4, 2015):

Love dragons - they're in a tie with wolves.

Re: Against the Tide (10:44am May 27, 2015):

I'd love to tour the National Parks.

Re: A Family for the Bull Rider (10:43am May 27, 2015):

no favorite

Re: Shadow Fires (4:28pm May 14, 2015):

So happy to hear there will be more Shielder stories!

One of my favorite series that hasn't been mentioned yet is
Shelly Laurenston's Pride series.

Re: Assault And Pepper (8:39pm March 2, 2015):

My favorite cozy spot at the moment is my bed.

Re: Who Buries The Dead (8:36pm March 2, 2015):

Love the series - can't wait to read WHO BURIES THE DEAD!

Re: As Gouda as Dead (8:36pm February 4, 2015):

My Dad's 80th birthday celebration.

Re: Meow If It's Murder (7:36pm January 12, 2015):

Love discovering new authors - congratulations on your
release!

Re: Marked (11:31pm December 22, 2014):

Can't wait to read MARKED - love the series!

Re: Once Upon a Grind (9:00pm December 6, 2014):

My favorite is Beauty and the Beast.

Re: Hard to Come By (10:20pm November 25, 2014):

First book with an amputee hero for me.

Re: If the Shoe Kills (7:17pm November 17, 2014):

Donating platelets Thanksgiving eve.

Re: No Ordinary Home (11:50pm October 14, 2014):

I'd be a recluse.

Re: Stirring The Plot (9:53pm September 30, 2014):

Love culinary cozies.

Re: Billionaire Blend (6:56pm August 25, 2014):

One of my favorite series. Thanks for all the recioes.

Re: Muffin But Murder (6:58pm June 30, 2014):

Love huumor in books - don't remember any thhat were over the
top.

Re: The Language Of Silence (12:29pm May 8, 2014):

Love your books! Another favorite is The Tender Mercy of Roses
written as Anna Michaels.

Re: A Shot of Red (9:07pm April 23, 2014):

Favorite trip was the one to China - we stopped in Beijing,
Shanghai, Xian and Guangzhou, ending in Hong Kong where I got
to finally meet my father's family.

Re: The Winter Bride (8:39pm April 2, 2014):

Beta heroes deserve HEAs too.

Re: Bite Me (7:38pm March 27, 2014):

Nalini Singh's Psy-Changelings comes to mind.

I recently got the audio versions of the Pride books - love
Charlotte Kane's narrations.

Re: Silence Of The Wolf (9:24pm March 20, 2014):

Can't choose just one - each is unique in his own way.

Re: Her Summer with the Marine (9:28pm March 18, 2014):

Love connected stories.

Re: Risk Taker (9:03pm February 1, 2014):

Sounds like another great Lindsay McKenna book!

Re: The Roses Underneath (10:06pm January 31, 2014):

It's painful to think of all the art that was destroyed when
Mao Tse Tung was in charge because it did not fit in with
his beliefs.

Congratulations on your release!

Re: The Splendour Falls (10:45pm January 23, 2014):

Travelling to China and Hong Kong fulfiiled a dream.

Re: Repossessed (5:47pm January 20, 2014):

Looking forward to reading the latest in the Coveted series.

Re: Limoncello Yellow (5:19pm January 14, 2014):

New York City - love the museums and theaters!

Re: The Groom's Gamble (12:22pm January 6, 2014):

The Groom's Gamble followed by Romancing The Thief and Thunder
Struck.

Re: Take Over at Midnight (9:36pm December 20, 2013):

Are there any plans to do audio versions of your books?
Loved the first two books in the series - #3 is in my TBR
pile.

Re: Unclaimed (11:38pm December 12, 2013):

Spending time with the entire family.

Re: The Best Game (10:39pm December 8, 2013):

Are there any plans to release your historicals as ebooks?
I would love to read Tempt Fortune again!

Re: Everlasting Enchantment (1:37am December 7, 2013):

I'm partial to wolves and dragons.

Re: Legend Of The Highland Dragon (1:34am December 7, 2013):

Loved Lessons After Dark and No Proper Lady - can't wait to
read Legend Of The Highland Dragon!

Re: Rugged Hearts (1:43am December 5, 2013):

I'm grateful that family and friends are well.

Re: Billionaire Blend (11:47pm December 3, 2013):

Love the Coffeehouse Mystery series - can't wait to read
Billionaire Blend! Thnks for the yummy recipes too!

Re: A Perfect Distraction (10:46pm November 28, 2013):

Love jade, turquoise and amethyst.

Re: Hard As It Gets (10:54pm November 26, 2013):

Love Morelli's dog Bob in the Stephanie Plum books.

Re: Home for Christmas (11:47pm November 25, 2013):

My favorite decoration is a handmade ornament from my niece.

Re: The Wedding Game (3:23pm November 24, 2013):

It would depend on the circumstances and requirements.

Re: Reign (3:05pm November 24, 2013):

Have you ever had squid ink soup?

Re: Bulletproof (12:15pm November 14, 2013):

Love their honor, courage and code of honor.

Re: Down Range (9:57pm November 4, 2013):

Thank you for the wonderfuul interview!

Re: Course of Action (6:05pm November 3, 2013):

The series spunds wonderful - looking forward to reading
COURSE OF ACTION!

Re: Born Wild (11:26pm November 1, 2013):

Love the series - can't wait to read BORN WILD!

Re: A Midsummer Bride (11:24pm November 1, 2013):

I like my heroine to be smart, spunky and kind. A sense of
humor is also an important trait.

Re: Once a Rake (9:28pm October 30, 2013):

I like reading about the way they dressed, the parties and
balls and the proper way to behave.

Re: The Christmas Cookie Collection (9:22pm October 30, 2013):

Thanks for the cookie recipe - the nieces and I will have fun
making the thumbprint cookies!

Re: The Wishing Thread (11:09pm October 28, 2013):

I crocheted a table cloth for my Mom a couple of years ago.

Re: The Sweetest Hallelujah (10:28pm October 22, 2013):

Loved the audio version of THE SWEETEST HALLELUJAH.

Re: Behind the Shattered Glass (1:20am October 17, 2013):

Each one hs positives and negatives - need more information about each option.

Re: Death Of A Schoolgirl (9:18pm October 14, 2013):

Love Jane Eyre - it will be interesting to see what her life is like now.

Re: The Patterer (8:29pm October 7, 2013):

Sounds like a fun read. Marketing has changed the way news anchors are presented today.

Re: One Night in the Spa (8:04pm October 7, 2013):

Kudos for entering the tournament - you gave it your all!

Re: Newton Neighbors (10:11pm October 5, 2013):

My days are like a roller coaster, alternating between chaos and calm.

Re: The Rebel Fairy (8:44pm September 28, 2013):

Any plans for putting it on the Nook?

Re: How To Date A Dragon (11:00pm September 27, 2013):

Books provide a welcome escape; Thanks for the wonderful stories you write.

Re: Dirty Trick (12:24pm September 26, 2013):

Homemade soups, a hot cup of chai and a good book.

Re: Gideon's Call (9:12pm September 22, 2013):

One can never have too many books!

Re: How To Entice An Enchantress (11:34pm September 18, 2013):

The library and the puppy!

Re: The Surprising Enchantress (12:03pm September 17, 2013):

Love going to the theater!
Your Cinderella series sounds lovely!

Re: Damek's Redemption (7:32pm September 9, 2013):

I enjoy both vampire and werewolf books -if I had to choose, the werewolf wins.

Re: Against The Ropes (8:29pm September 7, 2013):

I find it's easier to laugh at my embarrassing moments after the fact.

Re: Bad Nights (8:25pm September 6, 2013):

BAD NIGHTS sounds wonderful!

Re: The Good Wife (4:21pm September 3, 2013):

Looking forward to reading Sarah's story.

Re: The Mysterious Death Of Miss Jane Austen (10:04pm August 29, 2013):

Sounds like a fascinating read - love Jane Austen books.

Re: Three Days on Mimosa Lane (11:43pm August 15, 2013):

My parents who worked long hours six days a week to ensure that my siblings and I always had what we needed.

Re: Italian Affair (3:29pm August 10, 2013):

Too many to list them all but a favorite is The Tender Mercy of Roses by Anna Michaels.

Re: The Passion Of The Purple Plumeria (9:08pm August 6, 2013):

Love the series - looking forward to reading the latest Pink Carnation book.

Re: A Brew to a Kill (9:05pm August 6, 2013):

Love the series - looking forward to reading the next Coffeehouse mystery,

Re: What the Bride Wore (7:55pm August 5, 2013):

I've been enjoying the road pictures on Facebook.

Re: Death Al Dente (6:27pm August 2, 2013):

I miss my hometown and the people I knew there. Returning for a visit was bittersweet - so many changes, it's like a different place.

Re: Jaguar Fever (6:22pm August 2, 2013):

Thanks for the excerpt - can't wait to read more about Wade and Maya.

Re: The Sweetest Hallelujah (7:45pm July 31, 2013):

Congratulations on THE SWEETEST HALLELULAH - sounds like another winner!

Will you be writing more books as Anna Michaels? THE TENDER MERCY OF ROSES is one of my favorites.

Re: Baden-Powell's Beads: London (11:22pm July 30, 2013):

It's always interesting to hear writers' stories - thanks for sharing.

Re: Second Ride Cowboy (8:34pm July 28, 2013):

As long as people are willing to work on the things that drove them apart, there's always a chance.

Re: Moonlight (6:38pm July 24, 2013):

I enjoy reading both, but if I had to choose I'd go with shifters.

Re: Rugged Hearts (6:32pm July 24, 2013):

The children's librarian at our local branch when I was a child. She would talk to each child, discover likes and dislikes, then pointed us to books we would enjoy, fostering a love of reading.

Re: Reckless (6:02pm July 24, 2013):

I like F/X and F/X 2 with Bryan Brown and Brian Dennehy.

Re: Raspberries and Vinegar (5:27pm July 21, 2013):

I've been a CSA member of a local organic farm for two years. Farmers markets are becoimg more plentiful in my area - love being able to purchase local vegetables, fruits, meats and other goodies. They raste so much better than the supermarket stuff.

Re: Ignited (5:33pm July 12, 2013):

Love your books - just downloaded IGNITED and SINGED - can't wait to read them!

Re: Jungle Fire (5:54pm July 10, 2013):

No favorite settings - books are a wonderful way to armchair travel.

Re: Masters of The Cats: Collaring The Saber-Tooth (6:20pm June 30, 2013):

We'll be celebrating the 4th at a family cookout.

Re: Smoking Hot (8:05pm June 27, 2013):

Love the humor in your books - thanks for the chance to win your latest!

Re: Wish You Were Here (8:01pm June 27, 2013):

Summer meant the reading club at the library - reading eight books and writing a short report on each merited a silver star certificate - 16 was a gold star certificate.

Re: All Out of Love (8:04pm June 25, 2013):

My choices say I love contemporary romances.

Re: Billion Dollar Cowboy (1:10am June 14, 2013):

Can't wait to read Colton's and Laura's story.

Re: Summer at Mustang Ridge (9:33pm June 11, 2013):

Not a tradition, but a special meal would be won ton soup -
hours to make and gone in a flash.

Re: The Firebird (10:58pm June 6, 2013):

Pippi Longstocking, a very independent snd strong child who lived without any parental supervision.

Re: It Had To Be You (10:03pm June 4, 2013):

Love music but not while I'm reading.

Re: Dead, White, And Blue (6:50pm May 30, 2013):

The characters' growth and change.

Re: Last Chance For Justice (7:52pm May 19, 2013):

I enjoy both fast paced and slower paced stories depending on my mood.

Re: Undone (5:44pm May 16, 2013):

Loyalty and a sense of humor.

Re: Voodoo For Two (7:24pm May 15, 2013):

Love reading about New Orleans.

Re: Changing Lanes (7:22pm May 15, 2013):

I wish I knew more about my grandparents.

Re: Angora Alibi (6:53pm May 11, 2013):

I hate having my picture taken - I think it's because I had so many pictures taken as a child.

Love your books!

Re: What A Mother Knows (10:18pm May 7, 2013):

Just remind them it's ficion.

Re: Lord of the Mist (8:37pm May 4, 2013):

I'll stick to armchair time travelling, thank you.

Re: The Last Telegram (9:14pm April 25, 2013):

Love historical fiction - thank you for sharing a part of your family history.

Re: A Man for All Seasons (10:32pm April 19, 2013):

I believe in Karma.

Re: Tactical Strike (7:42pm April 12, 2013):

Love your books, Kaylea! Can't wait to read LETHAL PURSUIT,
book 3 in the Bagram Special Ops series.

Re: Flirting Under A Full Moon (7:41pm April 11, 2013):

Love the humor in your books, Ashlyn - this sounds like another great read!

Re: March With Me (4:54pm April 9, 2013):

My Dad always told us that good and bad were not dictated by one's race.

Re: Last Chance Book Club (8:14pm April 6, 2013):

I enjoy reading both - each has a different appeal.

Re: Once Tempted (8:14pm April 1, 2013):

A trip to Hong Kong - first time meeting my father's relatives.

Re: A Shot Of Sultry (8:04pm March 28, 2013):

A gold pendant with a dragon on one side and a rose on the
other.

Re: Evidence Of Life (5:30pm March 25, 2013):

Congratulations on your book release - what a unique way to celebrate!
Loved the book blurb - on the TBR list.

Re: Lord of the Keep (7:38pm March 23, 2013):

In a bookstore,the cover may attract my attention, but it's the book blurb that is the selling point. Reissues are wonderful - I'm able to read books I missed the first time around and fill in the gaps in my collection of an author's book list.

Re: Nickeled-And-Dimed To Death (10:23pm March 22, 2013):

There are never enough books from authors I enjoy reading.

Re: Trouble In The Tarot (11:57pm March 16, 2013):

Yes to both!

Re: The Geek Girl And The Scandous Earl (11:34am March 14, 2013):

Congratulations! I read the book blurb for THE GEEK GIRL AND THE SCANDALOUS EARL - sounds like a fun read and have added it to my list.

Re: A Risk Worth Taking (6:25pm March 10, 2013):

I enjoy reading both!

Re: Out Of Circulation (5:59pm March 10, 2013):

Love Charlie and Diesel!

Re: The Blue-Ribbon Jalape?o Society Jubilee (8:14pm March 7, 2013):

Looking forward to reading about the Cadillac townfolk.

Re: The Survivor (10:00pm March 5, 2013):

Be smart when banking - I see too many customers who are counting the cash as they walk away.

Re: The Christie Curse (7:28pm March 3, 2013):

Woring with my mother would be okay in the beginning, but as the story progressed, diffeent opinions would doom the story.

Re: Into the Spotlight (6:52pm March 2, 2013):

Vegas starring Robert Urich.

Re: Protector (6:43pm March 2, 2013):

I usually have a book or my Nook with me. The advantage with the Nook is the number of books it contains - the downside is if I forget to charge it and don't have the cord with me.
Despite my tbr pile, I do enjoy rereading old favorites.

Re: X Marks The Scot (9:47pm February 21, 2013):

Sounds delicious!

Re: Murder Hooks a Mermaid (3:51pm February 18, 2013):

I'd love to visit England, Scotland and Ireland.

Re: Fly Away Peta (8:27pm February 8, 2013):

Too many to choose from!

Re: In From The Cold (10:18pm February 3, 2013):

I've never been dog sledding, but I loved watching our Siberian husky run and play in the snow.

Re: The Autumn Bride (6:33pm January 31, 2013):

I did belong to a book group at one time, but left when members did not read the books chosen. I occasionally join the book discussion at my local library.

Re: Deck the Halls With Love (9:45pm January 30, 2013):

Fortunately most secondary characters I enjoy have gotten thier own HEAs or are in progress- it's just hard waiting for the story.

Re: Pride, Prejudice and the Perfect Match (9:12pm January 29, 2013):

I never have but a good friend did try on-line dating and has been with her significant other for two years.

Re: Murder for the Halibut (4:45pm January 27, 2013):

Love Clueless Cooks!

Re: Cupid?s Shaft (9:55pm January 25, 2013):

Thanks for sharing your story.

Re: The Officer Breaks The Rules (10:10pm January 24, 2013):

I enjoy reading friend to lovers stories.

Re: Falling for her Fiance (9:01pm January 23, 2013):

Intelligent, humurous, love of family and animals.

Re: Real Men Don\'t Break Hearts (8:59pm January 23, 2013):

Sounds loke a fun read!

Re: Undercover Wolf (9:41pm January 22, 2013):

Love both series!

Re: After the Rain (9:39pm January 22, 2013):

I woould spend more time with my BF before he passed away.

Re: Finding Home (8:00pm January 14, 2013):

Taking my niece and nephew on a whale watch.

Re: Finding Home (7:09pm January 13, 2013):

Love the excerpt - sounds like the start of a wonderful series.

Re: The Missing Manuscript Of Jane Austen (3:11pm January 6, 2013):

Love reading about your writing process.

Re: A Taste Of Ice (1:03pm January 1, 2013):

No favorite setting - each adds its own flavor to the story.

Re: The Ravenous Dead (3:30pm December 31, 2012):

Thankful for family and friends.

Re: Live And Let Love (10:26am December 28, 2012):

Thanks for the chance to win a copy of Live And Let Love!

Re: The Billionaire's Christmas Baby (10:17am December 28, 2012):

Grateful that the family was able to celebrate the holidays together and that all are well.

Re: Renegade (9:08pm December 24, 2012):

We always watch White Christmas, A Christmas Carol(Alastair Sim version) and Mr. Magoo's Christmas Carol.

Re: Deliver Me From Temptation (12:26pm December 22, 2012):

Love the excerpt - adding it to my list!

Re: Against The Odds (8:27pm December 19, 2012):

Attending Midnight Mass with the family and listening to the wonderful choir.

Re: Deadly Patterns (10:05pm December 16, 2012):

My cousin's homemade Peking dumplings!

Re: Fortune's Hero (11:46pm December 13, 2012):

A device that would allow one to read any book that's been published.

Re: Love Thy Sister (10:39pm December 11, 2012):

Enjoyed reading Bosom Bodies over the weekend - adding
Love Thy Sister to my list. Thanks for sharing.

Re: Counterfeit Cowboy (11:28pm December 10, 2012):

My picture of the hero is formed from the author's description. The things that make a hero memorable to me are the way he deals with porblems/obstacles thrown in his way and how he treats the people/animals in his life.

Re: Jane's Gift (9:42pm December 8, 2012):

Have Jane's Gift on my Nook, but haven't gotten to it yet - hopefully this weekend.
Looking forward to Linda Howard's Shadow Woman.

Re: The Bridegroom Wore Plaid (8:23pm December 6, 2012):

Love reading well researched historical fiction. Thanks for sharing.

Re: How I Came To Sparkle Again (11:42pm November 29, 2012):

Confusing - we have quite a few cul de sacs and one-way streets. In addition the utilitiy companies have been doing repairs which result in detours or street closures.

Re: Christmas Confidential (8:52pm November 28, 2012):

We are fortunate to have all family members together to celebrate the day along with friends unable to be with their families.

Re: A Christmas Bride / Christmas Beau (1:21am November 28, 2012):

Love Christmas stories!

Re: Holiday in Crimson (3:17pm November 24, 2012):

Going to visit Santa Claus with my Grsndfather.

Re: Untamed (12:06pm November 24, 2012):

I'm usually working in the office on Black Friday.

Re: Wolfishly Yours (11:44pm November 23, 2012):

I wish for more time to read.

Re: How To Tame A Willful Wife (11:04pm November 16, 2012):

Love requires a lot of work and nurturing to keep it alive.

Re: Texas Wide Open (11:03pm November 14, 2012):

Congratulations on the release of TEXAS WIDE OPEN! I think Katie needed the time to become a woman strong enough to help Cole come to terms with the baggage that's weighing him down.

Re: The Twelve Clues Of Christmas (9:48pm November 11, 2012):

As a child Christmas meant matching velvet dresses for my sister and me sewn lovingly by our mother.

Re: What The Cat Saw (9:45pm November 11, 2012):

Cats are such mysterious creatures!

Re: Christmas On Mimosa Lane (10:13pm November 8, 2012):

Tinkerbell!
One of my favorie memories is attending Midnight Mass held in a small chapel. Everyone then stayed for hot chocolate and cookies before heading home.

Re: The Snow White Christmas Cookie (7:46pm November 4, 2012):

More books to check out - thanks for the giveaway.
Did they ever find out who was stealing the mail?

Re: The Warrior (9:57pm November 1, 2012):

My parents had a fondness for broadway musicals and classical music which they passed on to all of their children. I've been listening to Camelot, Lea Miserables and Phantom of the Opera.

Re: Death In The Floating City (7:09pm October 30, 2012):

Just finished Kate Morton's The Secret Keeper - love her books. I am currently reading Georgette Heyer's Death in The Stocks.

Re: Midnight Exposure (9:36pm October 29, 2012):

I love Eve Dallas for all that she's overcome.

Re: Down for the Count (9:34pm October 29, 2012):

It depends on the dare - it shouldn't put anyone at risk or be malicious.

Re: One Night with a Hero (6:46pm October 27, 2012):

Great list - I'd add the sacrifices they make to keep us safe. Loved Her Forbidden Hero - have One Night With A Hero waiting to be read on my reader - can't wait!

Re: Mistletoe Cowboy (9:21pm October 26, 2012):

I love having characters from previous books make an appearance and learning wht's been happening in their lives. It's always sad to see a series end, but there are always rereads.

Re: Lady Louisa's Christmas Knight (9:16pm October 26, 2012):

I love reading about different traditions in Christmas stories.

Re: Losing Control (9:12pm October 24, 2012):

I love reading linked books!

Re: Tempting the Best Man (8:57pm October 24, 2012):

I love reading about alpha males as long as the heroine knows when to stand her ground, compromise or let him take the lead.

Re: Abigail And Mistletoe (9:56pm October 22, 2012):

Thanks for the excerpt - sounds like a beautiful story.

Re: Sultry With A Twist (7:19pm October 19, 2012):

It's amazing what some people will ask or say.

Re: Miss Lavigne's Little White Lie (8:34pm October 18, 2012):

I rely on first impressions as they're ususally accurate, but will give a person a chance to change my mind.

Re: Return Of The Border Warrior (8:57pm October 17, 2012):

I love Judith Owen and Eva Cassidy.

Re: Shattered Silence (10:08pm October 14, 2012):

Sounds like a wonderful series!

Re: Lady X's Cowboy (9:33pm October 8, 2012):

The first romance books I read belonged to my older sister. I fell in love with the genre - so nice to know that things will work out and there's a HEA. I will admit that some of the covers used to make me cringe, but that never stopped me from buying the books!

Re: Against His Will (9:12pm October 8, 2012):

Love the comment about the delete button. Both books sound wonderful!

Re: Secrets Of A Wedding Night (10:23pm September 28, 2012):

All I know about faro is that it's a card game. Smart is sexy as other have stated.

Re: Where There's A Will (2:55pm September 21, 2012):

I love the humor in your books! So many genres and storylines -I like to mix it up.

Re: Deadly Little Lies (4:35pm September 18, 2012):

Too many favorites to choose just one! My older sister and brother loved to read and introduced me to many romance, romantic suspense, mystery, western and science fiction writers. In high school, I fell in love with Shakespeare, Jane Austen and Charles Dickens.
One of my favorite books is Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird.

Re: Three River Ranch (12:22pm September 18, 2012):

I don't post embarrasing things online because one never knows where the posts could end up.

Re: The Curse (10:07pm September 16, 2012):

As much as I enjoy having my Nook, I still prefer print.

Re: A Lady And Her Magic (10:19pm September 14, 2012):

My first love was my grandfather's dog.

Re: One Wrong Move (11:05pm September 13, 2012):

Thanks for the wonderful excerpt!

Re: Pitch Perfect (10:48pm September 11, 2012):

I'm constantly amazed by what people talk about in public places!

Re: Chasing a Dream (10:46pm September 11, 2012):

Book sounds lovely - do you know the release date for the Nook? It's not available at BN.com right now.

Re: A Cup Full Of Midnight (10:39pm September 6, 2012):

I enjoy reading about places I haven't gotten to visit yet.

Re: Death on a Longship (9:52pm September 5, 2012):

Thanks for sharing - the book sounds wonderful.

Re: Treacherous Toys (9:48pm September 5, 2012):

Looking forward to reading your latest book!

Re: Return To Willow Lake (8:22pm September 4, 2012):

Thank you for the lovely post!

Re: Every Breath She Takes (8:35pm September 3, 2012):

Love romantic suspense. Thanks for the giveaway!

Re: Death Where The Bad Rocks Live (7:51pm September 1, 2012):

Looking forward to reading about a Lakota FBI agent.

Re: Lucky Break (7:33pm September 1, 2012):

I love the sense of community in small town books.

Re: Magic Gone Wild (9:33pm August 31, 2012):

Your books are always a fun read!

Re: Fool For Love (8:40pm August 29, 2012):

Sounds like a fun series!

Re: Not the Marrying Kind (6:19pm August 25, 2012):

Enjoyed the excerpt - divorce party planner sounds interesting.

Re: Bruja Brouhaha (7:49pm August 24, 2012):

Both books sound wonderful - adding them to my list!

Re: The Big Beach Book (10:11pm August 23, 2012):

Love walks along the beach.

Re: Allergic To Death (5:24pm August 18, 2012):

Love cozies - congratulations on your two releases!

Re: Deep Blue (5:22pm August 14, 2012):

We took our parents on a cruise to the Bahamas and they loved it!

Re: Sweet Deception (3:56pm August 13, 2012):

Congratualations on your new release, Heather. I'm stubborn about my book collection.

Re: Seducing Cinderella (3:49pm August 12, 2012):

I love all of them.

Re: Wrong Bed, Right Guy (3:10pm August 11, 2012):

Adding it to my list!

Re: Hell On Wheels (11:19pm August 10, 2012):

Congratulations on your new series!

Re: Hearts Of Darkness (8:45pm August 9, 2012):

Your book sounds wonderful - look forward to reading it.

Re: A Brew To A Kill (8:32pm August 7, 2012):

Congratulations on your new release - love the Coffeehouse Mystery series!

Re: The Last Victim (10:34pm August 5, 2012):

I have never been disappointed when reading your books. Following your voice makes the story shine.

Re: Going To The Bad (11:30pm August 4, 2012):

It's always sad to lose a beloved character, but sometimes it is necessary for the main character's growth.

Re: The Secret Mistress (8:59pm August 1, 2012):

Love Betas - slow and steady works for me.

Re: Can't Hurry Love (8:10pm August 1, 2012):

Remember seeing George Clooney on the Facts of Life and E/R, a series starring Elliot Gould. He's definitely improved with age!

Re: Wicked At Heart (7:01pm July 28, 2012):

Thanks for posting. The de Montforte Brothers books all sound great.

Re: Goddess in the Middle (9:41pm July 27, 2012):

I have this series on my wish list!

Re: Creating Fate (5:21pm July 23, 2012):

Leaving my job to take care of my parents.

Re: Luscious (8:00pm July 19, 2012):

What draws me to a story depends on the genre I'm reading. For romances, it's knowing that there's a HEA.

Re: Beef Stolen-Off (7:34pm July 16, 2012):

I was at an amusement park playing a game where one has to land a plane. I was having no success and my frustration level was increasing. A seven year old walked up and asked if he could play. I gave him the control - he landed the plane in less than a minute!

Re: Jesse (11:43pm July 13, 2012):

Your description of Lacy reminds me of a photo of my younger brother dressed in his cowboy outfit sitting on his rocking horse.

Re: The Reluctant Matchmaker (12:17pm July 11, 2012):

Difference in height has never been an issue for me.

Re: It Begins with a Kiss (11:26pm July 4, 2012):

The research you did is fascinating. I love historical novels and look forward to reading the stories.

Re: The Princess and the Outlaw (8:37pm July 1, 2012):

Fun is playing with my brother's two dogs, hanging out with family and friends, and of course, reading!

Re: First Do No Evil (8:34pm July 1, 2012):

Hotness depends on the characters and story.

I am currently reading FIRST DO NO EVIL and loving it! Congratulations on the release!

Re: Invitation To Scandal (10:11am June 26, 2012):

I think I'd just be me.

Re: Into The Darkest Corner (8:55pm June 23, 2012):

I did at one point, but I found the book selection too narrow - they only chose books that had won literary awards. I do discuss books informally with family, friends and my librarian.

Re: Her Forbidden Hero (1:04am June 20, 2012):

Research is very important. I remember reading about how a bird call in the opening scene of The Sound of Music ruined the movie for the viewer - there was absolutely no way that bird could have been in Austria.

Re: Honorable Rancher (12:58pm June 20, 2012):

My older sister and brother were both heavy readers and I grew up reading their books. We were also fortunate to have a wonderful children's librarian who was always ready with suggestions about books she thought we would enjoy.

Re: Grill Me, Baby (8:52pm June 16, 2012):

Wonton soup - my arms always felt like they were going to fall off after chopping up the pork and shrimp. My mom and I would make for family gatherings and there never seemed to be enough!

Re: Cursed (11:17pm June 13, 2012):

Book sounds wonderful - will be checking book one out.

Re: Kiale Dream (8:18pm June 12, 2012):

Beautiful cover - looking forward to finding out more about the Kiale.

Re: Joy Ride (11:27pm June 10, 2012):

Cannot imagine a life without books.

Re: About Last Night (8:14pm June 9, 2012):

Have the book preordered - can't wait to read it!

Re: Chase Me (9:27pm June 7, 2012):

Roarke is definitely on the top onf my list and Linda Howard's Mackenzies are favorites too.

Re: Chase Me (9:25pm June 7, 2012):


Re: Copycat Killing (10:17pm June 6, 2012):

I do like Mark Harmon as Gibbs in NCIS.

Re: Skeleton Women (10:11pm June 6, 2012):

I never did understand why women are called the weaker sex.
I grew up listening to stories of how my great grandmothers and grandmothers toiled to keep the families together while their husbands were working away from home and sending what money they could back to the families.

Re: Where There's Smoke (12:27pm May 26, 2012):

I know I've never read a story where the heroine was kicked out of hell. Looking forward to reading WHERE THERE"S SMOKE - thanks for the giveaway!

Re: Night Walker (7:28pm May 16, 2012):

I grew up listening to Broadway soundtracks - Richard Burton's and Yul Brynner's accents are the first ones I hearing.

Re: Karma (7:46pm May 8, 2012):

I don't have a preference - depends on my mood.

Re: Darkest Caress (10:09pm May 4, 2012):

Just finished your CIA series which I loved - can't wait to read Darkest Caress!

Re: Beauty and The Best (8:21pm April 30, 2012):

I was filling in for the VP's secretary while she was out to lunch The VP was in a meeting and not to be disturbed with the exception of five people. A man poked his head in the door and wanted to know if the VP was available. When I informed him the VP was in a meeting and did not wish to be disturbed, the man asked me to let the VP know he had stopprd by. I asked for his name - he was the President ogf the organization1 How was I to know - I'd never seen his picture. I informed him that I would let the VP know he was here. The President said it wasn't necessary and to let the VP know after his meeting. Fortunately he was a nice man and was not offended by the fact that I did not know who he was. When I told my boss, she laughed.

Re: Under His Protection (6:16pm April 29, 2012):

Love reading about alpha males and the strong women they love.

Re: No Dress Required (2:56pm April 22, 2012):

I love connected stories and discovering what characters from previous books are up to. The only problem is waiting for the next book to appear.

Re: Untouched (2:53pm April 22, 2012):

All sound great - my choices would be 1,2 and 10.

Re: The Zen Man (10:08pm April 17, 2012):

Love Robert Parker's Spenser books and the tv series with Robert Urich as Spenser and Avery Brooks as Hawk.

Re: Mariana (10:02pm April 12, 2012):

I prefer reading the original.

Re: The Wolf Who Loved Me (9:57pm April 12, 2012):

While I've kept secrets for others, I've never asked anyone to keep a secret.

Re: Trouble Me (9:22pm April 9, 2012):

Looking forward to reading the final book in the trilogy!

Re: One Hot Cowboy Wedding (8:10pm April 8, 2012):

Definitely all of the above!

Re: Lessons After Dark (5:44pm April 6, 2012):

Loved NO PROPER LADY - can't wait to read LESSONS AFTER DARK!

Re: In Search of Lucy (10:02pm March 31, 2012):

More of an armchair traveler these days - less stressful!

Re: A Light On The Veranda (10:19pm March 30, 2012):

The setting is another element to the story.

Re: True Highland Spirit (10:08pm March 30, 2012):

I like men and women who stand up fpr themselves and others and know that accepting help is not a sign of weakness.

Re: The Chase (8:26pm March 28, 2012):

NCIS - love the interaction between the cast members and discovering more about their personal lives over the years.

Re: Texas Baby Sanctuary (10:36pm March 27, 2012):

I love reading Texas and family connected stories.

Re: Vicki's Key (10:33pm March 27, 2012):

The speech pattern is lyrical.

Re: Sex, Lies and Contracts (8:52pm March 23, 2012):

A hero who knows a woman is capable of standing on her own but is always there to provide support.

Re: Assassins In Love (9:30pm March 22, 2012):

Settings add to the romance which can take place anywhere.

Re: Believe It or Not (9:20pm March 22, 2012):

Enjoyed reading about your process for naminh your characters. Book sounds lovely!

Re: The Underside Of Joy (4:34pm March 21, 2012):

Congratulations on your debut release. Book descriptions I have read about The Underside of Joy sound wonderful. I look forward to reading the story.

Re: Sticks and Stones (1:23pm March 21, 2012):

I would choose my best friend. I've done projects with her before that have worked out well.

Re: A Seal In Wolf's Clothing (4:19pm March 16, 2012):

Love the cover - makes sense that a wolf shifter would be a SEAL!

Re: Secret Confessions of Lady H ? Book 1 (5:56pm March 14, 2012):

With the amount of reading I do, I'm afraid that a serial would get lost in the shuffle.

Re: Rule Of Three (6:53pm March 13, 2012):

There are always pros and cons, but hopefully the pros come out on top.

Re: Fever (2:21pm March 7, 2012):

Thanks for the laugh!

Re: Sweet Enemy (6:27pm March 6, 2012):

Love the verbal sparring between the couple.

Re: Dire Needs (8:57pm March 5, 2012):

I enjoy both series and stand alones, but find it hard to wait. Like Robin, if the series is short, I will purchase the books as they are released, but wait for the last one to be published before reading them.

Re: Donovan's Bed (4:51pm February 26, 2012):

Sounds like a fun read!

Re: Clobbered By Camembert (8:53pm February 25, 2012):

This brings back memories of a cheese shop I frequented before it closed. Your books sound wonderful - looking forward to reading them!

Re: The Risque Target (11:56pm February 23, 2012):

After reading all the comments, I can't think of anything to add. Your book sounds wonderful!

Re: King of Darkness (9:52pm February 22, 2012):

While I love the aroma of coffee, I don't care for the taste. Tea is my favored drink.

Re: A Scandalous Countess (8:15pm February 9, 2012):

I love reading well written stories from both periods.

Re: Far from Here (12:18pm February 5, 2012):

I enjoy cooking for family and friends.

Re: Alpha Instinct (10:30pm February 2, 2012):

I love romances of all types - they provide an escape form the daily routine.

Re: Touch Me (11:17pm January 30, 2012):

Love them all!

Re: Double Dare (10:48pm January 27, 2012):

Navy SEALS. Lovely cover.

Re: Fever (9:33pm January 25, 2012):

Csan't wait to read Last Man Standing and Fever!

Re: Lure of Song and Magic (6:46pm January 16, 2012):

I do believe in psychic abilities and have witnessed examples from family and friends.

Re: Scrumptious (6:39pm January 16, 2012):

I changed directions after graduating with a teaching degree.

Re: Dylan (9:39pm January 15, 2012):

Great excerpt - looking forward to reading more about Dylan and Ronnie.

Re: Sins Of The Highlander (9:21pm January 12, 2012):

Must have traits - honor and a sense of humor.

Re: Risking Trust (10:33pm January 11, 2012):

Last book to put me in the zone was Kristen Hannah's Night Road - I stayed up all night to finish it.

Re: Bride By Mistake (9:00pm January 10, 2012):

Thanks for posting the excerpt - I love all your books and am loking forward to reading Bride By Mistake.

Re: A Promise Of Safekeeping (6:39pm January 1, 2012):

I keep old family pictures, my niece's drawings, and of course, books!

Re: The More the Terrier (5:40pm December 31, 2011):

Spend more time with family and friends.

Happy New Year to all!

Re: Lover's Leap (8:57pm December 29, 2011):

Picked up Lover's Leap today - can't wait to read it!

Re: The Last Slayer (9:42pm December 26, 2011):

Enjoy character interviews. How many books are planned for the series?

Re: Wedded In Scandal (7:49pm December 22, 2011):

Blogs and sudoku! When I can, I stay in bed and read in the morning.

Re: Lady Seductress's Ball (10:42pm December 19, 2011):

Love intensse gnger cookies and biscotti.

Re: The King's Mistress (6:00pm December 18, 2011):

Thanks for the mistletoe info - love your books!

Re: Sleight Of Paw (5:51pm December 18, 2011):

I like the picture you chose. I hate having my picture taken, but when a relative was visiting from overseas this summer, I let her take a picture of me.

Re: How To Worship A Goddess (10:29pm December 14, 2011):

A hockey player would have good reflexes and endurance.

Re: Dreaming Of The Wolf (7:46pm December 8, 2011):

Love to have dinner with Jake! My favorite meal for cold nights is chicken or beef congee.

Re: Wild Thing (8:25pm December 5, 2011):

Oppossites do attract and both get to learn and experience things due to the differences.

Re: Beyond The Darkness (7:52pm December 4, 2011):

Love ytour books - I always find it interesting when a character takes over!

Re: Hushed (7:49pm December 4, 2011):

I enjoy all types!

Re: Busted in Bollywood (11:03pm December 3, 2011):

My favorite finger food is dark chocolate covered nuts and fruit. Book sounds great - thanks for sharing the recipe - I love Indian food!

Re: Hunter Of Shadows (9:06pm December 2, 2011):

Two recent reads- Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson and Sister by Rosamund Lupton.

Re: The Earl's Mistaken Bride (9:49pm November 30, 2011):

Enjoyed the excerpt posted on your site - looking forward to reading more about Marcus and Constance.

Re: She Can Run (9:14pm November 30, 2011):

Melinda,
Congratulations on the release of your debut novel - looking forward to reading it.
I enjoy reading different genres. As there are so many books that mix genres, it's always a challenge to figure out where the bookstore placed it.

Re: Miss Darcy Falls in Love (11:18pm November 28, 2011):

Love historicals.

Re: Learning To Trust (10:54pm November 27, 2011):

Looking forward to reading LEARNING TO TRUST.

Re: The Spy Who Left Me (4:58pm November 25, 2011):

Reading has always been a great way to escape. Looking forward to reading your latest book,Gina!

Re: A Crimson Warning (8:56pm November 24, 2011):

I am thankful that my family and friends are well.

Re: The Storm That Is Sterling (8:17pm November 22, 2011):

Favorite tormented hero - too many to choose from. Favorite way to spend Thanksgiving is with family and friends.

Re: Because Of You (7:11pm November 14, 2011):

Happy Release Day! This has been on my list since I first heard about it.

Re: Shadowlander (11:26pm November 11, 2011):

J.D. Robb's Eve Dallas and Roarke, Lee Child's Jack Reacher
and Kay Hooper's Bishop series, to name a few.

Re: Genie Knows Best (11:49pm November 10, 2011):

Beautiful covers - enjoyed the excerpt. Definitely need to find out more about Kal.

Re: The Last Rising (9:01pm November 9, 2011):

Definitely J.D. Robb's Eve Dallas.

Re: Risking Trust (9:37pm November 8, 2011):

Perfection is so over rated - it's the imperfectons that make for an interesting individual.

Re: Tall, Dark And Cowboy (5:24pm November 7, 2011):

I relocated three years ago after the family home was sold and am still adjusting. It 's difficukt moving from a place where one knows the neighbors to a rental complex with a high turnover.

Re: Engaged in Sin (1:25pm November 6, 2011):

Sounds like a good read - appreciate hearing about the research you did for the book.

Re: North of Need (1:22pm November 6, 2011):

Honor, compassion, humor.

Re: Darn Good Cowboy Christmas (9:28pm November 4, 2011):

Santa, please help those who are in need of food and shelter. For myself, I'd like all the books on my wish list and the time to read them!

Re: The Virtuoso (7:35pm November 3, 2011):

Love the covers and connected stories!

Re: Always a Temptress (7:29pm November 3, 2011):

So many series - J.D. Robb's In Death, Sherrilyn Kenyon's Dark Hunters and Stephanie Laurens' Cynster series, to name three.
I love connected stories and catching up with characters featured in previous books.

Re: Embrace The Highland Warrior (11:08pm November 1, 2011):

Unexpected sounds at night have to be identified or I can't sleep!

Re: Enchanted Destiny (9:13pm October 31, 2011):

Enjoyed Jake's interview. Lovely cover!

Re: Radiant Desire (5:10pm October 30, 2011):

I agree that alphas don't need to be handsome. It's the way they carry themselves and self confidence definitely plays a part.

Re: Haunting Embrace (10:12pm October 22, 2011):

Love the series - happy book 4 is here!

Re: Flawless (9:40pm October 20, 2011):

Bad boys can be redeemed. Love can start the change, but in the end, it must be his choice.

Re: Utterly Charming (9:41pm October 19, 2011):

Beauty and the Beast. Thanks for the giveaway.

Re: Attracted to Fire (7:31pm October 18, 2011):

Never been in Texas. Love spicy foods. The cook sounds wonderful - hopefully the agents and protectee build up a tolerance for her spicy cooking.

Re: Against The Storm (6:53pm October 17, 2011):

Kat, you've been an autobuy author since I read "Creole Fires","Savannah Heat" and "Natchez Flame". Looking forward to reading "Against The Storm" and the following two books in the series.

Re: Queeen of the Sylphs (6:59pm October 13, 2011):

It comes down to a matter of choice and the chance for redemption. Leon is someone I would enjoy reading about.

Re: The Rose Garden (8:41pm October 12, 2011):

I love the supporting cast in the IN Death series.

The Winter Sea is one of my favorite books - looking forward to reading The Rose Garden!

Re: Unleashed (7:27pm October 10, 2011):

Most likely a wolf. As to a favorite, there are so many - I love Shelly Laurenston's shifters, Christine Feehan's leopards and Dani harper's Changelings.

The covers for Unleashed and Untouched(bk 2-Apr'12)are gorgeous!

Re: Wilder (4:30pm October 7, 2011):

Very interesting!

Re: Roommates (5:32pm October 4, 2011):

Love NCIS! I've also been enjoying A Gifted Man - it's about a surgron who starts seeing his ex-wife's ghost.

Re: Baer Truth (7:22pm October 3, 2011):

Loved the excerpt!

Re: The Norse King's Daughter (3:01pm September 29, 2011):

I either switch genres or reread favorites - all depends on my mood.

Re: The Seduction of Sophie Seacrest (5:53pm September 26, 2011):

The first one that comes to mind is Mr. Rochester from Jane Eyre.

How many books are planned for The Unlikely Husband series?

Thank you.

Re: Secrets Of The Wolves (6:22pm September 24, 2011):

Dorothy - love Kaala's story. Is there a release date for the final book in The Wolf Chronicles trilogy?

Re: Murder By Mocha (5:45pm September 20, 2011):

Depending on mood - dsrk chocolate, popcorn, peanut butter, nuts and hummus.

Love the Coffee House mysteries - will be checking out the
Haunted Bookshop mysteries.

Re: The Rake And The Recluse (2:31pm September 18, 2011):

I've read about adding a soundtrack to an ebook, but this is the first I have read about an illustrated ebook. Definitely interested in checking it out!

Re: The Last Rising (12:00pm September 17, 2011):

Enjoyed the post and all the comments - really can't think of anything that hasn't been mentioned.

Re: Tempted (6:33pm September 15, 2011):

Definitely Stephanie Plum.

Re: The Wedding Affair (11:30am September 6, 2011):

That's a really beautiful dollhouse, Leigh!

Re: Deadly Descent (10:59am September 5, 2011):

Loved the excerpt! Big fan of Suzanne Brockmann's Troubleshooter series.

Re: Sweet Justice (1:46pm September 3, 2011):

Haven't read about any good villians lately. Looking forward to reading Sweet Justice- love all the Last Chance Rescue books!

Re: Claim Of Innocence (10:46am August 29, 2011):

The email I worry about the most are the ones that contain viruses.

Re: Loved By A Warrior (10:18pm July 6, 2011):

Love mythology!

Re: Bastian (8:27pm May 1, 2011):

Looks like a great read!

Re: The Heir (8:35pm December 16, 2010):

Sounds like a great read!

Re: Drive Time (4:43pm February 1, 2010):

Love the books!

Re: The Cowboy From Christmas Past (1:00pm August 10, 2009):

What an inspiration your Mimi is!

Re: Book of Sudoku (9:51am March 7, 2009):

Sara, I'm like you when it comes to books. However, with puzzle books like Sudokou, I have torn out pages and bent spines. Once I complete the puzzle, I'm not going to go back and redo it, unlike books which I reread.

Re: Dark Of Night (1:53pm February 3, 2009):

Hot Pursuit

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