Dog Days of Summer

on July 13, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston The dog days of summer are here, which makes me very happy.  Oh, not the heat associated with those dog days, but just the fact they are called dog days.  For anyone who doesn’t know it–or if you didn’t read my post last month about letting me bark to you about… Read More

Linda O. Johnston

Linda O. Johnston

Linda O. Johnston, a former lawyer who is now a full-time writer, currently writes two mystery series for Midnight Ink involving dogs: the Barkery and Biscuits Mysteries where the protagonist, a veterinary technician, owns a barkery and a bakery, and the Superstition Mysteries, where her protagonist runs a pet boutique. She has also written the Pet Rescue Mystery Series, a spinoff from her Kendra Ballantyne, Pet-Sitter mysteries for Berkley Prime Crime---also involving dogs. Linda additionally writes for Harlequin. She also writes the Alpha Force paranormal romance miniseries about shapeshifters---including canines---for Harlequin Nocturne.

Linda O. Johnston Contest

Linda O. Johnston is giving away a copy of PROTECTOR WOLF, the eighth in her paranormal romance Alpha Force miniseries for Harlequin Nocturne, which was a June release.

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Two in a Row!

on June 7, 2017

by Linda O. Johnston This month is fairly unusual for me.  I’m fortunate enough to have had quite a few books traditionally published, with more coming up in the future.  But it’s rare that they’re published back-to-back, one each in two adjoining months. Like now. As I’ve mentioned here before, BAD TO THE BONE, my… Read More

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

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