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  • Connie Mann

    Connie Mann is a licensed boat captain and loves writing romantic suspense stories set in Florida’s small towns and unspoiled wilderness. She is the author of BEYOND RISK, (Florida Wildlife Warriors #1), the Safe Harbor series (TANGLED LIES, HIDDEN THREAT, DEADLY MELODY), as well as ANGEL FALLS and TRAPPED! She has lived in seven different states but this weather wimp has happily called warm, sunny Florida home for more than twenty years. When she’s not dreaming up plotlines, you’ll find...

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  • JC Hay

    When I was younger, I watched this amazing animated series and then devoured the Jack McKinney novelizations. Somewhere along the way, I realized that the part I would discuss with my friends wasn’t the cool technology, or the amazing action sequences — I was pulled into the wonderful, painful love triangle between Lisa, Rick and Lynn Minmei. All that setting, and there is plenty, only mattered as to how it drove the characters together and apart. And thus an SFR aficionado was born.When...

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  • Tess Thompson

    Tess Thompson Romance…hometowns and heartstrings.Warning. Tess Thompson books will make you laugh, cry and remind you what it’s like to fall in love. Don’t purchase unless you like books about good people with ridiculously happy endings.Tess writes epic love stories with relatable characters set in small towns. Some of her books have suspense, others a mystery, and a few are set in the past. Like a reader said recently, “Tess Thompson books give you more than just a romance.”She...

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December News

Pam Binder

My first YA novel is rockin' fire with five-star reviews, such as this one: "GRACE LOGAN AND THE GOBLIN BONES will enchant, entertain, keep you up late and make you wish there were more books like this one ... For anyone who loves Irish History, Fantasy, Faerietales, Young Adult Adventure, Folk Tales and well-crafted stories this book is a slam dunk!" -- Kimmy's Korner.

The burst of color and lower temperatures of fall and winter remind me to slow down and be grateful for life's little miracles. Long ago, our family decided to cut back on presents and concentrate on spending more time with each other, even if that means time-consuming travel. So when I was asked to contribute to an anthology called, CHRISTMAS HEARTWARMERS & HOLIDAY SMILES, my impulse was to say no. Then I learned the proceeds will go to St. Jude's Children's Hospital. Cancer touches all our lives---the first book in my Matchmaker Café series was inspired by my mother, who died of breast cancer. To help families with children suffering from cancer, consider this fun anthology for holiday gift-giving. And remember GRACE LOGAN AND THE GOBLIN BONES for those who enjoy YA novels, too!

Dani Pettrey

Dani Pettrey is thrilled to share that her 10th novel, THE KILLING TIDE, is now available for pre-order! Grab your copy today!

When one Coast Guard officer is found dead and another goes missing, Coast Guard Investigative Service special agent Finn Walker faces his most dangerous crime yet. His only clues are what little evidence remains aboard the dead officer's boat, and the direction the clues point to will test Finn and the Guard to their limits.

When investigative reporter--and Finn's boss's sister--Gabby Rowley arrives, her unrelenting questions complicate an already volatile situation. Now that she's back, the tug on Finn's heart is strong, but with the risks she's taking for her next big story, he fears she might not live through it.

Thrown together by the heinous crime, Finn and Gabby can't ignore the sparks or judgments flying between them. But will they be able to see past their preconceptions long enough to track down an elusive killer, or will they become his next mark?

Jayne Ann Krentz

The final book in the Sons of Anson Salinas trilogy, UNTOUCHABLE, will be in stores on January 8th. Treat yourself this holiday season and pre-order a copy today.

After torching his compound, cult leader Quinton Zane vanished without a trace.  Now, years, later, he's back and ready to finish off the survivors--starting with FBI consultant Jack Lancaster.

Learn more about UNTOUCHABLE and the other books in the series here.

Robyn Carr

Celebrate the season in Virgin River! Join #1 New York Times bestselling author Robyn Carr in ALL I WANT FOR CHRISTMAS, two fan-favorite classics under one cover, A VIRGIN RIVER CHRISTMAS and UNDER THE CHRISTMAS TREE. Now available in paperback, order here. Together for the first time, every Christmas story set in the fan-favorite small town---four stories in one value-priced complete box set. The VIRGIN RIVER CHRISTMAS COLLECTION Ebook Box Set is now available. Order here.

Sullivan's Crossing brings out the best in people. It's a place you'll want to visit again and again. For the first time in mass market paperback, THE FAMILY GATHERING is coming December 18th. Fresh out of the military, Dakota Jones heads to Sullivan's Crossing for a reunion with family, but finds the crossing offers more than he expected. Pre-order here.

THE BEST OF US, Robyn's new Sullivan's Crossing novel is coming on January 8th. Catch up with Sully and the Jones family while meeting new friends in the campground high in the beautiful Colorado Rockies. Unexpected love can happen at any age. Pre-order your copy.

Visit Robyn on Facebook, Instagram, Amazon and Twitter and subscribe to her mailing list.

Melinda Curtis

To celebrate the launch of her new series, The Mountain Monroes, this February, Melinda Curtis is offering the first 100 newsletter subscribers a "Dream" postcard. A character in her series is a painter and this postcard was painted by Melinda's daughter-in-law. For more information, click here.

Susan Elizabeth Phillips

IT HAD TO BE YOU by New York Times Bestselling Author Susan Elizabeth Phillips will make you laugh, make you cry and will warm your heart. What if a woman who knows nothing about sports inherits a professional football team? The Windy City definitely isn't ready for Phoebe Somerville, the outrageous knockout who's taking over their home town team. And Phoebe is definitely not prepared for the Stars' head coach Dan Calebow, a sexist jock taskmaster with a one-track mind. This is the book that began it all. The Chicago Stars are about to take the field...and they're not the only ones playing for keeps. See why the Chicago Stars Series is a fan-favorite, order your copy of IT HAD TO BE YOU.

Also available from Susan Elizabeth Phillips the #1 New York Times Bestseller and an RT Book Reviews Contemporary Love and Laughter Winner FIRST STAR I SEE TONIGHT. He's the former quarterback of the Chicago Stars football team. She's trying to make a success of her very own detective agency. Her first job? Follow him. Let's just say it's not going well. Not well at all.... Order your copy of FIRST STAR I SEE TONIGHT today.


Linda Hope Lee

December 19 is release day for MURDER BETWEEN THE PAGES, Book 1 in the Nina Foster Mystery Series. It's a sad day for librarian Nina Foster when she discovers her good friend, bookstore owner Wildeen Bergman, dead on her office floor. Worse yet, another friend, romance writer Zelma Duke, becomes the police's prime suspect. Nina knows Wildeen had something on Zelma. Was it enough to warrant murder? Handsome Stephen Kraslow, owner of the local newspaper, joins forces with Nina to find out the truth. The quest takes them on a dangerous journey of twists and turns before they reach the final outcome.

Margaret Daley

I was excited to find out I was in the top 35 Christian Suspense Authors from Family Fiction Readers Choice. I love writing romantic suspense books.

Elizabeth Goddard

Help is on the way . . .

DISTRESS SIGNAL releases in January!

Perilous reunion at sea

A Coldwater Bay Intrigue story

When shipwreck archaeologist Cora Strand is attacked and the research boat she's on explodes, her ex comes to her rescue. Years ago, Kirk Higgins forfeited her heart, and now with no memory of who attacked her, Cora must trust him with her life. But at the risk of blowing his cover, can the NCIS agent stop a killer determined to put them both in a watery grave?

Pre-Order your copy today!

You can also get your hands on two books in one with LETHAL RESCUE (also releasing in January)

Love and danger in the Alaskan wilderness.


Tracy Murray thought she'd be safe disappearing in the wilds of Alaska after testifying against a gang leader. Now the clock has run out, and she knows the killers won't let her escape again. But when she finds herself relying on firefighter David Warren, a new struggle emerges. Fleeing Alaska could be the only way to survive...but it would mean leaving her heart behind.

To Save Her Child

When a young boy goes missing from wilderness day camp, Alaskan search-and-rescue worker Josiah Witherspoon is on the case. The brooding ex-marine promises to find the child and return him to his worried mother. But he doesn't know that Ella Jackson has a secret past. One that could put them all in danger...


Denise Hunter

Get Denise Hunter's popular Christmas novel FALLING LIKE SNOWFLAKES free on Kindle Unlimited! Also available in print.

A woman who's on the run for her life with her five year old son becomes a sitting duck when her car breaks down in a coastal town in Maine. "Small-town romances with big-hearted characters." USA Today

Kylie Brant

COLD DARK PLACES, the start of Kylie Brant's new trilogy, releases December 4. US Deputy Marshal Cady Maddix survived a brutal upbringing---emotionally scarred but hardened---with a will for self-preservation. Hunting fugitives has given her life purpose and control. But when she returns home, a new case stirs old memories.

Child killer Samuel Aldeen has escaped from a nearby facility for the criminally insane. Enlisted to track him down, Cady follows an unexpected lead. Her name is Eryn Pullman, a mentally fragile former resident of a psychiatric facility.  It soon becomes apparent that the key to finding Aldeen rests with Eryn. To save her life, Cady must work fast to discover the unimaginable link between them, before the girl becomes Aldeen's next victim.

Carolyn Haines

Make Christmas Brighter for Animals!

Sixteen authors who are members of the author's collecting: Sleuthing Women...Read, sleuth, solve, repeat have generously donated novellas to create this very special Christmas collection for animals and their humans. As founder of Good Fortune Farm Refuge, I'm thrilled to offer SLEIGH BELLS AND SLEUTHING: A Collection of 16 Cozy Mystery Novellas Featuring Female Sleuths, a wonderful digital anthology for only $4.99. All proceeds go directly to GFFR, and from there, every penny goes to animals. We are a small non-profit with only volunteers. No one takes a salary or expenses.

You'll love these sixteen cozy mystery stories, many from Wall Street Journal, USA Today and Amazon best-selling authors! Murder, mystery, magic, and mayhem don't stop just because it's the holiday season!

Find out more about the refuge at and about Sleuthing Women here.

You can pick up a copy of SLEIGH BELLS AND SLEUTHING here so don't forget to gift your family and friends with a copy. Reading pleasure combined with the double whammy of helping animals!

Lyn Cote

Lyn Cote's new release, WHAT LOVE IS, Book 4 of The Carlyle Women.

A secret separates Carly from her mother Leigh--who is her father? After surviving a childhood trauma, Carly is driven to test herself, trying to be free of the past she doesn't understand. Instead of going off to college at seventeen as expected, Carly does the completely unexpected. She enlists in the army. Her mother cannot reconcile her daughter's choice with her memories of the Vietnam era.

Arriving at bootcamp, Carly realizes she will finally get the challenge she has always wanted--to prove to herself that she need be afraid no more. The end of the 1980's brings another worldwide event that swallows Carly. As the battle lines form, Carly will face death and more--the revelations of the past. And in the end all four generations will confess their secrets and sins. Will they find forgiveness? Reconciliation? Or will their family shatter?

The Carlyle Women-four generations,

each facing the challenges of her time

and each harboring her own painful secret.

Click here for more info.

Sabrina Jeffries

A Very Merry Regency Holiday!

New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries has the perfect seasonal reading guide for lovers of Regency romances. Check out these holiday-themed stories from the award-winning author to add to your TBR list this December.

Sabrina Jeffries gives us a gift to cherish: "a moving Regency with heart, soul, and holiday spirit" (Publishers Weekly) about an unexpected Christmas reunion that's sparked by a cunning ruse, family secrets, and the mysterious ways of the heart.

*Previously released in the SNOWY NIGHT WITH A STRANGER anthology

"...Jeffries strands holiday traveler Elinor Bancroft with her aunt and cousins at the home of the despicable Black Baron, Martin Thorncliff...there's plenty of romance and charm to enjoy along the way." ---Publishers Weekly

*Previously released in the WHAT HAPPENS UNDER THE MISTLETOE anthology

Stunned by the heat of an unexpected kiss on a cold winter's eve, two strangers from vastly different worlds turn hotheaded principles into burning passion in this delightful yuletide story.

For more Regency Christmastide fun, visit Sabrina's downloadable holiday kit for ideas to host your own Regency Christmas party!

Anna del Mar

Have you read Anna del Mar? She also writes sizzling erotica! In AT THE BRINK Josh Lane, decorated war hero and former SEAL turned successful entrepreneur, is blunt, ruthless, intense and exacting; a workaholic driven by internal demons, a man who doesn't play games, except in bed, of course, where he is always in command. When he meets Lily Boswell, a talented but stifled artist trapped in a dangerous situation, he devises a sexual agreement that explores their most primal erotic cravings, the only chance he might have to protect her and vanish the demons that haunt his dreams.

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