Snow and Ice in the Summer?

on July 13, 2020

Yes, please give me more. At least that’s how I felt when I lived in the south! Several years ago when I lived in Texas, I was preparing to write a series set there, and it was hot, so hot. Ninety days or more of three digit temperatures. My mind went to Alaska—I really wanted… Read More

Elizabeth Goddard

Elizabeth Goddard

With over one million books sold, Elizabeth Goddard is the bestselling, award-winning author of over forty romance novels and counting, including the romantic mystery, THE CAMERA NEVER LIES—a 2011 Carol Award winner. Four of her six Mountain Cove books have been contest finalists. Buried, Backfire and Deception are finalists in the Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense, and Submerged is a Carol Award finalist. A 7th generation Texan, Elizabeth graduated from North Texas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science and worked in high-level software sales for several years before retiring to fulfill her dreams of writing full-time.

https://elizabethgoddard.com/

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How A Scaredy Cat Wrote A Romantic Thriller

on May 27, 2020

I have a confession to make. I’m a big chicken. I’m the girl who checks the doors three times before bed to make sure they’re locked and made my husband get an alarm system because the golf club by my bed when he was away for work just wasn’t enough. I’ve never liked scary movies,… Read More

Danielle M. Haas

Danielle M. Haas

Danielle Haas resides in Ohio with her husband and two children. She earned a BA in Political Science many moons ago from Bowling Green State University, but thought staying home with her two children and writing romance novels would be more fun than pursuing a career in politics. She is a member of Romance Writers of America, as well as her local North East Ohio chapter. She spends her days chasing her kids around, loving up her dog, and trying to find a spare minute to write about her favorite thing: love.

http://daniellemhaas.com/

Writing a medical thriller while reporting on and living through one

on May 26, 2020

I am Emmy award winning news anchor and reporter who spent two decades working in big, bustling newsrooms alive with a frenetic energy I fed on. Now, I spend my days as one of only a handful of people allowed in our newsroom during the covid-19 crisis. I anchor three newscasts, the noon, the four… Read More

Linda Bond

Linda Bond

Linda Bond is an award-winning journalist by day and author of romantic thrillers by night. She has won 13 Emmy awards, numerous Society of Professional Journalist and Associated Press awards, as well as a Florida Bar and an Edward R. Murrow award. A breast cancer survivor, she's also active in the Tampa community with The American Cancer Society, Hooked on Hope, and The Shoot for a Cure, raising money and awareness any chance she gets. She's the mother of five, four athletes and an adopted son from Cuba. She has passion for world travel, classic movies and solving a good mystery.

https://www.lindabond.com/

Need Something New to Read?

on May 14, 2020

A lot of us are at home more than we expected. I do hope and pray our lives will go back to normal in the coming weeks and months. But I’ve been reading more than usual. How about you? Did you know that reading fiction topped the study of ways to de-stress? Well, it did!… Read More

Lyn Cote

Lyn Cote

USA Today best-selling author of over 40 romances, Lyn Cote writes award-winning contemporary and historical romance. Her brand is "Strong Women, Brave Stories." Her books feature a strong heroine, often a multi-cultural cast of characters and authentic history or contemporary life. She lives with her real life hero in a lakeside cottage in the northwoods with two fun cats. (She loves dogs too. :-)

http://www.lyncote.com

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It’s Zero Hour: Will he help her or leave her again?

on May 6, 2020

ZERO HOUR (Heroes Rising, Book #2) They are always heroes, whatever the situation. My love affair with SEALs began I think with the movie about them, but then I watched the series on television every time it was shown. And of course, now we have SEAL Team, to which I am addicted. How can you… Read More

Desiree Holt

Desiree Holt

A multi-published, award winning, Amazon and USA Today best-selling author, Desiree Holt has produced more than 200 titles and won many awards. She has received an EPIC E-Book Award, the Holt Medallion and many others including Author After Dark's Author of the Year. She has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning and in The Village Voice, The Daily Beast, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The London Daily Mail. She lives in Florida with her cats who insist they help her write her books, and is addicted to football. "Get out the ice water and fan...Desiree Holt delivers smoking hot alpha heroes and red hot romances." --- Lea Franczak, USA Today Happy Ever After blog

https://desireeholt.com

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WHY I LOVE WRITING ROMANCE

on April 24, 2020

From birth to death, romance is part of everyone’s lives, a mother’s love for her newborn baby, a son or daughter’s love for a parent, or love for the person who shares your life. Falling in love is the part that intrigues me.  I love giving my characters obstacles that reveal their strengths and weaknesses,… Read More

Kat Martin

Kat Martin

Bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. Currently residing with her Western-author husband, L. J. Martin, in Missoula, Montana, Kat has written sixty-eight Historical and Contemporary Romantic Suspense novels. More than sixteen million copies of her books are in print and she has been published in twenty foreign countries. Kat is currently at work on her next Romantic Suspense.

https://www.katmartin.com

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My Favorite Places

on March 30, 2020

Over the years, I’ve written a number of blogs about my favorite places.  I just discovered a new one so I thought I would tell you about it. I’ve never been a big fan of the desert.  I do love the Saguaro cactus, the red rock mountains, and some of the incredible vistas. But the… Read More

Kat Martin

Kat Martin

Bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History. Currently residing with her Western-author husband, L. J. Martin, in Missoula, Montana, Kat has written sixty-eight Historical and Contemporary Romantic Suspense novels. More than sixteen million copies of her books are in print and she has been published in twenty foreign countries. Kat is currently at work on her next Romantic Suspense.

https://www.katmartin.com

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Books are often born from strange circumstances

on March 20, 2020

When my sister and I were younger we used to play the What If game. What if the man over there is really the secret lover of the woman having coffee next to him? What if the man trying to look invisible is really hiding from the police? You know, that kind of off the… Read More

Desiree Holt

Desiree Holt

A multi-published, award winning, Amazon and USA Today best-selling author, Desiree Holt has produced more than 200 titles and won many awards. She has received an EPIC E-Book Award, the Holt Medallion and many others including Author After Dark's Author of the Year. She has been featured on CBS Sunday Morning and in The Village Voice, The Daily Beast, USA Today, The Wall Street Journal, The London Daily Mail. She lives in Florida with her cats who insist they help her write her books, and is addicted to football. "Get out the ice water and fan...Desiree Holt delivers smoking hot alpha heroes and red hot romances." --- Lea Franczak, USA Today Happy Ever After blog

https://desireeholt.com

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How Do You Get an Idea for a New Book?

on March 13, 2020

Lyn Cote here—This is a question that authors get often. And it’s hard for us to reply because I think it’s different and the same for all authors. Something catches our attention and then it starts our imagination spinning. Sometimes it’s a person we glimpse while we’re idly people watching as we wait for a… Read More

Lyn Cote

Lyn Cote

USA Today best-selling author of over 40 romances, Lyn Cote writes award-winning contemporary and historical romance. Her brand is "Strong Women, Brave Stories." Her books feature a strong heroine, often a multi-cultural cast of characters and authentic history or contemporary life. She lives with her real life hero in a lakeside cottage in the northwoods with two fun cats. (She loves dogs too. :-)

http://www.lyncote.com

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The Stealth Series by author Danica Winters

on December 17, 2019

The one trope I really enjoy reading is the lone wolf, alpha hero. I have to admit that this is one of those type of characters that make my mouth water and when I was coming up with the ideas behind the Stealth Series, I knew I had to have not just one, but several… Read More

Danica Winters

Danica Winters

Danica Winters is a Publishers Weekly, Walmart, and Amazon bestselling author who has won multiple awards for writing books that grip readers with their ability to drive emotion through suspense and occasionally a touch of magic. Her books have won numerous awards, but she says that her greatest joy is hearing that the worlds she creates have helped to provide escapes for those who need it most. She loves to travel to meet her fans, sign books, and participate in book festivals, reader events, and industry conferences. She is also the co-owner of Self-Publishing Services, LLC. SPS is a successful and lucrative company owned and run by Montana women. SPS is partnered with Apple Books, Barnes and Noble, and Draft 2 Digital. In addition to her writing and publishing, she spends a great deal of her time mentoring up-and-coming authors in every genre from children’s fiction to science fiction. Books are her passion and her life. When she’s not working, she can be found in the wilds of Montana with her husband and two children (all love books). Her daughter often helps her handle her fan mail. Danica Winters is represented by the amazing Jill Marsal of the Marsal Lyon Literary Agency, LLC.

https://authordanicawinters.com

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