1 The Lions of March

by Linda O. Johnston I’ve always enjoyed the expression “March comes in like a lion but goes out like a lamb.” It’s supposed to be a reference to weather, although I’m enough of an animal lover that I visualize lions and lambs when I hear it.  I haven’t yet made a trip to our local… Read More

2 The Embarrassing Truth

by Mallory Crowe I have a confession. I am an avid romance reader. Okay, you’re probably not shocked to hear that. At this point in my life (and career) I have become very comfortable with my reading preferences (and even guilty pleasure viewing preferences, i.e. Vampire Diaries). However there was a long time in my… Read More

Infusing Romance in Your Valentine’s Day Reading 

by Selena Laurence On Valentine’s Day it’s traditional for romance writers and bloggers to write about “why we should read romance.” And there are some fantastic reasons, and they’ve been discussed ad nauseam which is why I won’t do that to you here. The simple fact is that I can’t convince you to read romance… Read More

1 The Angel in Snowshoes…

that’s what they called her! My newest ebook, Winter Homecoming, is the second novella in my Northwoods Past series. It’s the story of two wounded hearts, a little lost boy and a very cold and snowy winter. I wrote this book after reading the true story of Dr Kate Newcomb, called “the Angel in Snowshoes.” Dr…. Read More

Navy SEAL Museum and History of Navy SEALs

by Sharon Hamilton Do you know the history of the Navy SEALs? If you’re ever in Florida, you’ll want to visit the Navy SEAL/UDT Museum in Ft. Pierce.  You will see the real life boat from the Maersk Alabama made famous in the movie, Captain Phillips, a mockup of the compound where BinLaden was killed,… Read More

At Face Value

Ainsley, the heroine from On Second Thought, faces a problem a lot of people have faced—when the person you love dumps you. And not just dumps you, but blindsides you. There you are, assuming you’re both happy and in love, only to find that, whoops, no, that was just you. For Ainsley, this moment comes… Read More

6 My Favorite Places

by Kat Martin Since I’m about to make my annual trek from the snow country to my house at the beach, I thought it might be fun to talk about some of my favorite places. Personally, I hate hot weather.  Among my personal favorites are the ski slopes of Aspen and the chalet at the… Read More

Cold Peril Launches New Stealth Security Series

by Emily Jane Trent The Military Romantic Suspense – Cold Peril – launches my brand new Stealth Security series. In this first book, ex-SEAL Garrett Flynn must protect movie-star Marlene Parks from a deadly killer. The story opens with action and it’s thrilling all the way to the end. My goal was to entertain, provide… Read More

Groundhog Day and Books

by Linda O. Johnston It’s February 2–Groundhog Day! I grew up in Pittsburgh, not far from Punxutawney, Pennsylvania, where the most notorious groundhog of them all, Punxutawney Phil, looks for his shadow every year to determine how soon spring will arrive.  Is he always right?  No, but I think his record isn’t too bad. In… Read More

Reconnecting with Romance

by Danica Winters As a romance author, I often get asked why people choose to read romance novels. (Oddly enough, the question usually comes from non-readers.) My answer is always the same; people love romance novels because of their ability to create an escape from the world around them. Over the last year however, I… Read More