“In the spring a young man’s fancy lightly turns to thoughts of love,” writes Alfred, Lord Tennyson. But in my world, the quote should perhaps be, “In the spring a reader searches her TBR pile for bride stories.” Or maybe it’s only the romance authors who think about bride stories in the spring! But I… Read More
Three-time RITA nominee Joanne Rock has never met a romance
sub-genre she didn’t like. The author of over seventy
books currently writes sexy contemporary stories for
Harlequin Desire and small town romance for Harlequin
Superromance. An optimist by nature and perpetual seeker of
silver linings, Joanne finds romance fits her life outlook
perfectly—love is worth fighting for. A frequent
speaker at regional and national writing conferences she
enjoys giving back to the writing community that nurtured
and inspired her early career. She has a Masters degree in
Literature from the University of Louisville but credits her
fiction writing skills to her intensive study with fellow
author and friend Catherine Mann. When she’s not
writing, Joanne enjoys travel, especially to see her
favorite sports teams play with her former sports editor
husband and three athletic-minded sons.
Joanne Rock is giving away to one winner book four in her Heartache, TN series, WHISPERS UNDER A SOUTHERN SKY, plus a Wrong Bed 2-in-1 with Kate Hoffman, THE RIGHT MOVES, plus bookmarks and a friendship bracelet.
by Joanne Rock Everyone loves a bride. If you’ve been reading romance for any length of time, you know how much romance readers enjoy reading about a bride. There are brides on the covers of our books and brides in the title. The Cowboy’s Bride, the Millionaire’s Bride, the Sheriff’s Bride, Princess Bride, Cinderella Bride…. Read More
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