Quick—What’s the Last Romantic Thing You Did?

on January 17, 2018

by Laura Marie Altom Stumped? Me, too! LOL! A friend of mine tackles the newsletter for a writers’ organization we belong to, and out of the blue she hit me up for an emergency article quote. “Quick!” she said, “tell me something you did that was romantic.” I was mortified that as a romance writer,… Read More

Laura Marie Altom

Laura Marie Altom

Laura Marie Altom is the author of nearly 50 books in three different genres. She's been happily married to her college sweetheart (Go Hogs!) for 25 years and believes their boy/girl twins actively plot to drive her crazy! Now that her kiddos are in college, Laura spends her days contentedly writing and chasing after the family menagerie of pets, ranging from a mutt named Sweet Pea, a mini-long-haired dachshund named Cocoa, a Yorkie named Daisy, and Domino---a black-and-white stealth cat she rarely sees. There are also plenty of ducks and geese who live in the backyard pond but would like to live in the house! When night falls, Laura steals a few romantic moments for herself and her own hunky cover stud! Laura loves hearing from readers and may be reached via email at BaliPalm@aol.com or snail mail at P.O. Box 2074, Tulsa, OK 74101.

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Can There Ever be Too Much Snow?

on November 6, 2017

By Laura Marie Altom I love Christmas and I really love snow. Alas, here in Oklahoma, those two things rarely go together. In my new book, The Cowboy SEAL’s Christmas Baby, Gideon and Jane are lucky enough to share a whole lot of both! LOL! I grew up on the east coast of Lake Michigan… Read More

Laura Marie Altom

Laura Marie Altom

Laura Marie Altom is the author of nearly 50 books in three different genres. She's been happily married to her college sweetheart (Go Hogs!) for 25 years and believes their boy/girl twins actively plot to drive her crazy! Now that her kiddos are in college, Laura spends her days contentedly writing and chasing after the family menagerie of pets, ranging from a mutt named Sweet Pea, a mini-long-haired dachshund named Cocoa, a Yorkie named Daisy, and Domino---a black-and-white stealth cat she rarely sees. There are also plenty of ducks and geese who live in the backyard pond but would like to live in the house! When night falls, Laura steals a few romantic moments for herself and her own hunky cover stud! Laura loves hearing from readers and may be reached via email at BaliPalm@aol.com or snail mail at P.O. Box 2074, Tulsa, OK 74101.

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Shark Attack–Terror or Treat?

on August 18, 2017

The opening shark attack scene in my new release, FORSAKEN, is 100% true–at least that’s the way it played out in my mind! LOL! I’m horrible with dates, but waaaay back in maybe 1999? Hubby and I decided to become certified divers. The training was fairly straightforward, aside from far too much math, and culminated… Read More

Laura Marie Altom

Laura Marie Altom

Laura Marie Altom is the author of nearly 50 books in three different genres. She's been happily married to her college sweetheart (Go Hogs!) for 25 years and believes their boy/girl twins actively plot to drive her crazy! Now that her kiddos are in college, Laura spends her days contentedly writing and chasing after the family menagerie of pets, ranging from a mutt named Sweet Pea, a mini-long-haired dachshund named Cocoa, a Yorkie named Daisy, and Domino---a black-and-white stealth cat she rarely sees. There are also plenty of ducks and geese who live in the backyard pond but would like to live in the house! When night falls, Laura steals a few romantic moments for herself and her own hunky cover stud! Laura loves hearing from readers and may be reached via email at BaliPalm@aol.com or snail mail at P.O. Box 2074, Tulsa, OK 74101.

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Stories behind the Rodeo Knights Collection by Margaret Daley

on June 19, 2017

Below are stories around the writing of some of the Rodeo Knights Collection coming out from ten different authors. Their books will all be released on June 20th. Check out the website about the collection at http://rodeoknights.blogspot.com/. Also you can get the first three books in the Rodeo Knights Collection (out late in 2015) FREE… Read More

Margaret Daley

Margaret Daley

Margaret Daley is an award winning, multi-published author in the romance genre. One of her romantic suspense books, Hearts on the Line, won the American Christian Fiction Writers’ Book of the Year Contest. Recently she has won the Golden Quill Contest, FHL’s Inspirational Readers’ Choice Contest, Winter Rose Contest, Holt Medallion and the Barclay Gold Contest. She wrote for various secular publishers before the Lord led her to the Christian romance market. She currently writes inspirational romance and romantic suspense books for the Steeple Hill Love Inspired lines, romantic suspense for Abingdon Press and historical romance for Summerside Press. She has sold ninety-two books to date.

Margaret was the President for American Christian Fiction Writers (ACFW), an organization of over 2600 members. She was one of the founding members of the first ACFW local chapter, WIN in Oklahoma. She has taught numerous classes for online groups, ACFW and RWA chapters. She enjoys mentoring other authors.

Until she retired a few years ago, she was a teacher of students with special needs for twenty-seven years and volunteered with Special Olympics as a coach. She currently is on the Outreach committee at her church, working on several projects in her community as well as serving on her church’s vestry.

On a more personal note, she has been married for over forty years to Mike and has one son and four granddaughters. She treasures her time with her family and friends.

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Margaret Daley is giving away a $10 Amazon e-gift card (only for US and Canada entries) or for the rest of the world an eBook copy of one of the three books in Everyday Heroes series (HUNTED, OBSESSED or TRAPPED) (winner's choice), in honor of a new series, New Beginnings. NOTE: LOVE'S HEALING POWER is not part of the contest prize.

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It’s Beginning to Read a Lot Like Christmas

on December 6, 2016

It’s the first week of December, and so it should come as no surprise, dear reader, that holiday-inspired tales dominate the new title offerings this month. Whether it is Laura Marie Altom’s The Cowboy SEAL’s Jingle Bell Baby, Book 4 in her Cowboy SEALS Series, now out in mass-market paperback and eBook (the hardcover follows… Read More

Jeanne Devlin

Jeanne Devlin

Jeanne Devlin is editor of The RoadRunner Press, an award-winning traditional publishing house based in the American West. An editor of newspapers, magazines, and books for more than thirty years, she has also worked on national marketing and publicity campaigns with such publishers as Simon and Schuster and St. Martin's and for a number of New York Times bestselling authors, including Robyn Carr, Sabrina Jeffries, Debbie Macomber, Linda Lael Miller, and Wendy Corsi Staub. A graduate of the Stanford University Publishing Course, Jeanne is a member of the Children's Book Council, the National Book Critics Circle, and the Oklahoma Center for the Book of the Library of Congress. She also consults with boutique publishers.

A Trio of New eBooks for May

on May 10, 2016

The days are getting longer, and that means more time spent poolside, outdoors, and at ball games. And that means, it’s eBook season. So while you charge up that tablet, here are a few new titles to add to your digital library just in time for summer reading. From Random House’s Laura Marie Altom comes… Read More

Jeanne Devlin

Jeanne Devlin

Jeanne Devlin is editor of The RoadRunner Press, an award-winning traditional publishing house based in the American West. An editor of newspapers, magazines, and books for more than thirty years, she has also worked on national marketing and publicity campaigns with such publishers as Simon and Schuster and St. Martin's and for a number of New York Times bestselling authors, including Robyn Carr, Sabrina Jeffries, Debbie Macomber, Linda Lael Miller, and Wendy Corsi Staub. A graduate of the Stanford University Publishing Course, Jeanne is a member of the Children's Book Council, the National Book Critics Circle, and the Oklahoma Center for the Book of the Library of Congress. She also consults with boutique publishers.