by Ashlee Mallory This past Monday was the release day of the fourth book in the Sorensen Family series, HER SURPRISE ENGAGEMENT, featuring the last of the four siblings, Daisy Sorensen. When we initially met Daisy in the first book in the series, she was a tragic, heart-broken single-mom trying to put the pieces of… Read More
Ashlee Mallory is a USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance, romantic suspense, and thrillers. She currently resides in Utah with her husband and two kids. She aspires to one day include running, hiking and traveling to exotic destinations in her list of things she enjoys, but currently settles for enjoying a good book and a glass of wine from the comfort of her couch.
By Callie Hutton Readers are enamored with series. I’m not talking about the books where there is a cliff-hanger at the end so you must buy the next one, or the same couple carries each story. I’m referring to books where the central theme is a family, a place, or a group of friends. Some… Read More
by Nina Croft So what could make a woman run away from their own wedding? In my latest release, HIS FANTASY BRIDE, my heroine, Gabrielle, runs away before her wedding. Gabby had some really good reasons why she thought it was her best—actually, her only— course of action, but then I guess most women who… Read More
by Jennifer Shirk I confess. I love to read books that make me laugh—or at the very least crack a smile. It’s a form of escapism and gain a brief moment of happiness. As a writer who also likes to write funny, it creates some added challenges to an already hard profession. Why is writing… Read More
Priscilla “I’m bringing someone home with me for Thanksgiving,” I blurt out. Silence pulses through the phone. “You mean a special someone?” my mom asks. I purse my lips and turn back to the Greek god stretched out on my bed, smiling knowingly. He’s something special all right. “Yes. I wanted to surprise you.” Apparently,… Read More
by Jennifer Blackwood So, it’s a couple days after Mother’s Day. Breakfast in bed has been consumed. Flowers have been delivered. Cards have been opened. Maybe a couple tears have been shed if that card had a cute little puppy dog on the front that says, “I ruff you lots, Mom.” And now life has… Read More
by Cynthia Cooke Meet Riley, the adorable Irish Setter who is the heart and soul of GOING ALL THE WAY. I don’t own big dogs. I’m actually quite terrified of big dogs, in fact, my dog that is so small she can fit in my purse. But then my son adopted a puppy. A sweet… Read More
by Cathryn Fox The other day a guy my husband knew found out I was a romance writer, and he was fascinated, and started throwing questions at my husband. At that time, I thought, what is it like to be the husband of a romance writer who writes the HOT STUFF? So I decided to… Read More
by Ally Broadfield We recently embarked on our annual family camping trip, which included two adults, three teens, and two of our four dogs (our one hundred and ten pound Great Pyrenees, and our twenty pound poodle/something cross). We chose to go during the Thanksgiving break because it’s too hot to camp in Texas during… Read More
by Sabrina Darby As I mention in my bio, I learned my best vocabulary (dulcet, diaphanous, and turgid) from romance books. I learned history from those same books, whether they took place in Tudor England, Napoleonic Europe or Gilded Age America. Half the fun was separating the fiction from the real history and pulling down… Read More
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Quick—What’s the Last Romantic Thing You Did?
by Laura Marie Altom Stumped? Me, too! LOL! A friend of mine tackles the newsletter for a writers’ organization we belong to, and out of the blue she hit me up for an emergency article quote. “Quick!” she said, “tell me something you did that was romantic.” I was mortified that as a romance writer,… Read More