Greetings! During the frosty, dark nights of December, I always crave killer sweets. Sweets like chocolate marshmallow fudge. And glazed gingerbread. And cinnamon-sugared crullers. And as I write the sequel to Fanny Newcomb and the Irish Channel Ripper—which takes place in 1889 New Orleans—I’ve been lusting after that city’s most popular killer sweet: creamy pecan… Read More
A native of California, Ana Brazil lived in the south for many years. She earned her MA in American history from Florida State University and traveled her way through Mississippi as an architectural historian. Ana loves fried mullet, Greek Revival colonnades, and Miss Welty’s garden. She has a weakness for almost all things New Orleans. (Although she’s not sure just how it happened…but she favors bluegrass over jazz.)
The Fanny Newcomb stories celebrate the tenacity, intelligence, and wisdom of the dozens of courageous and outrageous southern women that Ana is proud to call friends.
Although Ana, her husband, and their dog Traveller live in the beautiful Oakland foothills, she is forever drawn to the lush mystique of New Orleans, where Fanny Newcomb and her friends are ever prepared to seek a certain justice.
Are you a writer? I don’t necessarily mean an author but someone who journals and records observations. I want to encourage you to keep writing. My latest novel The Price of Freedom is set in Barbados between 1694 and 1696 and includes the connection between Barbados and Carolina (as it was called at the time). … Read More
Donna Every is a motivational speaker, personal change
specialist and author. She lives on the beautiful island of
Barbados with her husband, two children and four dogs. Her
house is in the middle of the 166 sq. mile island, in one of
the only two parishes with no beach.
Donna was an accountant who left the profession to pursue
her dream of being a motivational speaker who evolved into
an author along the way. She was featured on the cover of Personal Excellence magazine and articles based on
her books What Do You Have in Your House?Surviving in Times of Financial Crisis and The Merger Mogul were featured in
over 40 publications and websites such as Yahoo! Finance,
Reuters.com, MSNBC.com, CBSNews.com and MarketWatch.com. She
was listed as one of Barbados Today’s Women Inspiring
Change for International Women’s Day 2014.
Donna enjoys writing both historical and contemporary
romance novels. In 2013 she released her first historical
romance, The Price of Freedom, which was set in
Barbados and Carolina in 1696. Her latest novel What
Now? is a compelling contemporary rock star romance.
Hi, my name is Ophelia, and I write about romance. I read about romance. I eat, drink, talk and breathe romance. Romance makes me happy. Have I mentioned I love romance? But let’s talk about the writing part. My newest novel, Never an Amish Bride, hits all the elements of your standard romance: chemistry galore,… Read More