Dive into My Top Five!

on October 10, 2017

by Julie Ann Walker Shhh.  Don’t tell anyone, but authors have favorites when it comes to the snippets of dialogue in their books. And, yeah, I know.  We’re supposed to love every line, every description, every piece of prose.  But the truth is, by the end of the book-writing process there are some things that… Read More

Julie Ann Walker

Julie Ann Walker

Julie Ann Walker is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of award-winning romantic suspense. She has won the Book Buyers Best Award, been nominated for the National Readers Choice Award, the Bookseller's Best Award, the Australian Romance Reader Awards, and the Romance Writers of America's prestigious RITA award. Her books have been described as "alpha, edgy, and downright hot." Most days you can find Julie on her bicycle along the lake shore in Chicago or blasting away at her keyboard, trying to wrangle her capricious imagination into submission.  

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Sometimes, Being a Hero Means Doing the Wrong Things for the Right Reasons

on September 28, 2017

By Tee O’Fallon That’s one of the underlying themes in DISAVOWED, the third and final in my NYPD Blue & Gold Series. Detective Dom Carew is about to embark on the most dangerous undercover op of his life. Intentionally falling from grace, Dom is disavowed by his own department in order to infiltrate an international… Read More

Being Real in an Imaginary World

on September 8, 2017

by Danica Winters Let’s get real. We are kindred spirits. Anyone who spends as much time as we do, well, we have to have a ton in common. We want men (on and off the pages of our books) who are just as imperfect as we are. We want heroes who make us think, and… Read More

New Release Deadly Secrets

on September 7, 2017

by Margaret Daley My new release this month is DEADLY SECRETS, the 10th romantic suspense and last book in my Strong Women, Extraordinary Situations Series. I was excited about the premise of this story. I wanted to have a story about a past relationship that ended when the heroine left the hero at the altar…. Read More

Dive into the Spine-Tingling World of ICE

on August 15, 2017

Are you a fan of romantic suspense? Do you like heart-thumping, spine-tingling stories with tough military heroes, and heroines who can hold their own? Amy Jarecki has embarked on a new series entitled ICE (acronym for International Clandestine Enterprise) about talented military heroes and heroines who are recruited into the elite international spy organization, ICE,… Read More

When Characters Name Themselves

on July 6, 2017

by Julie Ann Walker I’m just going to come out and say it. I’m weird. Unlike most authors, I don’t obsess about my characters’ names. I don’t search baby name books. I don’t spend days or weeks trying to come up with just the right sobriquet or moniker or appellation. Instead, my characters name themselves…. Read More

New Release and a Giveaway of a Lifetime!

on June 27, 2017

by Danica Winters This has been one heck of a year, one with tons of new books coming out! So hang in there, because this blog is full of super exciting news and events!  First things first, Always a Wanderer hits store shelves on June 27th. Always a Wanderer is the second book in the… Read More

WHAT’S IN A NAME?

on June 8, 2017

In the course of writing almost seventy novels, I’ve learned the importance of a character’s name.  In the weeks before I start writing, I work to choose the right names for my hero and heroine.  It’s my way of getting to know them, the way I begin to figure out their identity. I like names… Read More

George Saunders, Salty Potatoes, and So Much More

on May 10, 2017

We took the ferry into town. I visited my mom. Put on latex gloves and massaged her swollen, purple feet and legs, trying to get them to a more natural color. I filled up her candy bowls, and we sang. It was one of her better days. She remembered me. Was able to do harmonies…. Read More