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It’s Beginning to Read a Lot Like Christmas

It’s the first week of December, and so it should come as no surprise, dear reader, that holiday-inspired tales dominate the new title offerings this month. Whether it is Laura Marie Altom’s The Cowboy SEAL’s Jingle Bell Baby, Book 4 in her Cowboy SEALS Series, now out in mass-market paperback and eBook (the hardcover follows… Read More

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Interview with Sarah Castille

Your new release, mafia romance, NICO is set in Las Vegas. Have you ever visited Sin City? Yes. I went to Las Vegas for the first time this year for RT and I loved it! There is nothing like getting the true pulse of a city to make the setting come alive on the page…. Read More

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1 Crazy little thing called…Christmas

by Jody Holford Christmas is one of my favorite times of year. Other than birthdays. I love the planning, buying, decorating, and definitely the eating. I like the long lazy day of getting up early, opening presents, having breakfast, and then just hanging out with the people I love. I always feel a bit sad… Read More

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Christmas Stories and Holiday Traditions

by Michelle Major The holidays are filled with traditions and one of the best parts about writing a Christmas-themed book is weaving some of them into the plot to enhance the story. My favorite gift-giving tradition is stockings, which my family saves until after all the other gifts are open. It’s always a fun to… Read More

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Nothing At Ease About These Men

Hi everyone! I’m thrilled to be here today to introduce you to the heroes in my new series: The Men of At Ease Ranch. Book One, IN A RANGER’S ARMS, just released two days ago, and it’s great to finally share these men that have resided in my head the past year…and still reside there. At… Read More

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The Various Forms of Danger

Sweeping in with December snows are two new books that illustrate not only that danger can come in many forms (some quite appealing), but also that what constitutes danger always lies in the eyes of the beholder. New York Times Bestselling Author Sabrina Jeffries explores “the danger of desire” in her novel of the same… Read More

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2 THE CHRISTMAS CLOCK …

… a story that will touch your heart! Some stories just won’t get out of your head until you write them down.  That’s what happened to me with THE CHRISTMAS CLOCK.  Being known for writing romance, I had written a spicy historical Christmas romance set around Sherman’s occupation of Savannah on Christmas Eve.  It was… Read More

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Once Upon a Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving has always been my father’s favorite holiday as much for what it isn’t as for what it is. He loves that there are no gifts, no Madison Avenue commercialization (or at least less than for most American holidays), no Mom running up the credit card balances. He believes Thanksgiving comprises all that any holiday… Read More

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5 What We Do For Family

“Where do you get your ideas?” It’s a question I get asked all of the time—as do many authors I know.  The answer is varied.  I get a lot of ideas from my research.  Or from a song or a snatch of random conversation.  Or just from out of the ether.    But curious people… Read More

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Make Mine a Musician, Please

For years the conventional wisdom when it came to romance novels was the author might put a musician in a book, but if she did you’d be safe betting the musician — drummer, lead singer, guitarist — would not get the girl. Yet coming off the deaths of the sultry voiced Leonard Cohen and the… Read More