by Joanne Rock There’s no denying it’s fall now. But I’m always in the mood for a summer romance. I’m not sure if it’s because I have my own fun memories of summer and summer romances as a teen, or if there’s something more specific about summer stories that appeal to me in particular, but… 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 Book 1 in the McNeill Magnate series, THE MAGNATE'S MAIL-ORDER BRIDE (print or digital, reader's choice). Read it now before the next three books in the series release! Coming soon—look for LITTLE SECRETS: HIS PREGNANT SECRETARY, when Jager McNeill takes center stage.
by Karen Rock In my September released Harlequin Heartwarming novel, SOMEONE LIKE YOU, my main character, Niall Walsh, is an Afghanistan veteran harboring a terrible, classified war secret that keeps him from wanting to live the life he’s been spared. In fact, he tells his concerned sister, Mary Anne, that the wrong man survived the… Read More
In June 2013, Harlequin began publishing original content for its new, clean romance line, Harlequin Heartwarming. While this line does not contain faith-based elements, it would earn a G to PG rating because the emphasis is on creating a deep, tender, clean romance that would be appropriate to share with your daughter. As I’d been… Read More
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