Some months are all about new books or the start of a new series. Others are about continuing the pleasure of a favorite saga. October 2016 is that kind of month with sixteen new installments to some of your favorite series. Alexa Aston unveils Word of Honor, Book 3 in her Knights of Valor Series…. Read More
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.
by Linda O. Johnston Are you lucky? I’m not always sure that I am, but one lucky thing for me is that my third Superstition Mystery, UNLUCKY CHARMS, is now available. It’s an October 2016 release from Midnight Ink. My Superstition Mysteries feature Rory Chasen, a pet lover who managed a pet store in Los… Read More
by Linda O. Johnston Imagine a situation in which your beloved sister disappears. You fear she’s dead and even believe she was murdered by her awful husband–but you’ve no evidence to prove it, not even her body. They have a son, and you’re worried about him. And when someone tells you that the husband did… Read More
by Linda O. Johnston I blogged here at Writerspace only a couple of weeks ago, and I’m delighted to be back! It’s now July, and I’ll be attending the Romance Writers of America National Conference next week. They’re always delightful! I attend that conference most years, and it’s generally in July. This time, the conference… Read More
by Linda O. Johnston As I mentioned last month, my second Barkery & Biscuits Mystery, TO CATCH A TREAT, was released on May 8. I did lots to let people know about it, including a blog tour, book store panels and visits, conferences such as Malice Domestic and Left Coast Crime, online information–including several Writerspace… Read More
by Linda O. Johnston It’s not official until May 8, but my second Barkery & Biscuits Mystery, TO CATCH A TREAT, is about to be released. I’ll be doing a launch party the day before at the Mysterious Galaxy Bookstore in San Diego, California, as part of the store’s Birthday Bash. There’ll be other authors… Read More
For some of us, summer promises the time to read what we never have the time to read the rest of the year. Think: Leo Tolstoy’s War and Peace, James Clavell’s Shogun, or Elizabeth Kostova’s The Historian. Wonderful reads all. Each completely different from the other, save for the time they demand of the reader… Read More
The second month of this year is going fast and well for me, and I hope it is for you, too. Earlier this week I chatted on Writerspace, featuring my latest release–well, re-release–the e-version of THE BALLAD OF JACK O’DAIR. It was available for pre-order for a while, but now it is actually available, on… Read More
Hi, everyone. Welcome to my first Writerspace blog of 2016. This happens to be a very busy month for me. Rather than at the usual holiday season, I just had family visiting me, including my two young grandsons. They were around for two wonderful weeks in which I got little done but it was worth… Read More
by Linda O. Johnston Happy Holidays, everyone! We’re right in the middle of the holiday season, and if you’re like me, you’re pretty busy. For one thing I just finished polishing a draft of the manuscript I’m under my next deadline for: COVERT ALLLIANCE, the Harlequin Romantic Suspense that remained untitled when I wrote my… Read More
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May I have this dance, my lady?
Romance novels set during the Regency period in England are one of the most popular genres. Readers love them, and everything associated with them. The term “regency” refers to the period when King George III was deemed unfit to rule and his son, the Prince of Wales, (known as “Prinny”) ruled as Prince Regent (hence… Read More