Ghosts and Other Supernatural Beings

on March 27, 2017

by Augustina Van Hoven Do you believe in the supernatural?  Have you ever thought you were by yourself only to catch a movement in the corner of your eye?  Belief in these things is a personal matter, but there is a lot of evidence that suggest they really do exist. The common belief is that… Read More

Augustina  Van Hoven

Augustina Van Hoven

Augustina Van Hoven was born in The Netherlands and currently resides in the Pacific Northwest with her husband, two dogs and three cats. She is an avid reader of romance, science fiction and fantasy. When she's not writing she likes to work in her garden or in the winter months crochet and knit on her knitting machines.

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Water of Love

on March 22, 2017

My new release next week, SEAL Of Time, part of the Trident Legacy duet with Kathryn LeVeque, is about a hero who is a son of Poseidon. I had a great time with all the water images that came to mind as I was writing this novella. The fact that Tay Demmett is a Navy… Read More

And Now It’s A New Year

on January 18, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston Last month I blogged about the end of 2016, so it feels only natural to blog today about the beginning of 2017. If you read my blog last month you’ll know that I anticipate the publication of two new books, in different genres, this year: BAD TO THE BONE, the third… Read More

Five Fabulous Things About Writing a Cornish Fairy Tale

on September 21, 2016

by Deb Marlowe Halloween! When Ava Stone approached me about taking part in the Regency anthology series, The Haunting of Castle Keyvnor, I was thrilled!  I love Halloween!   I enjoy the decorations and dressing up and the fun.  I love holiday novellas too.  And though I do write paranormal in my Young Adult Series ,… Read More

New eBooks for a Romantic September

on September 6, 2016

Given that many of you have spent the last three months of lazy summer days devouring eBooks like a box of Godiva chocolates, it stands to reason it is high time to replenish your eBook stash. Welcome to September—complete with cooler temperatures and new eBooks and eNovellas galore. New York Times Bestselling Author Madeline Hunter… Read More

YES, YOU CAN LEARN SOMETHING FROM ROMANCE NOVELS

on June 1, 2016

(AND NOT JUST ABOUT SEX) by Sandra Hill Years ago, a wise editor told me that readers like to learn something from books.  And, no, she wasn’t talking about non-fiction books, or even novels with specific themes, like cancer, or divorce, or child abuse, or whatever.  She was referring to romance novels. In the context… Read More

Heroes With Long Hair–Or not?

on July 1, 2015

By Tricia Skinner Think of your favorite paranormal romance novel hero. He moves with the dangerous gait of a stalking panther. He gazes at you with eyes that promise deep and satisfying pleasure. Those full lips. That chiseled jaw line. And that long hair… Or does he have short hair? No hair? During the editing… Read More

Why End of Days?

on April 27, 2015

by A. S. Fenichel – Good question. Here’s the thing, I love mythology. I love the Greek and Roman myths about gods and mortals. I love the way many of those myths have given us words and phrases we still use today:  Achilles heel, Adonis, Caught between a rock and a hard place, The Midas… Read More

The Realities of Being a (Formerly) Cool Mom

on April 9, 2015

By Danica Winters – I have been busy typing away on book number five of the Nymph Series (to be released Fall 2015), and as I’ve been working on this book, it’s given me a lot of time to reflect on how I used to be cool and I thought I share my thoughts with… Read More