August is quickly moving into the rearview mirror, and that means summer is coming to a close. What better way to enjoy the dog days of summer than with a tablet loaded up with novels making their reissue encore in eBook form? The choices run the gamut: historic romances, contemporary romance, western love stories, and… 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.
There are plenty of bad marriages that beg for a bullet, but as you grow older and wiser you also come to realize that some great passionate marriages were not actually a mistake but rather done in by pride and stubbornness (sounds almost like an Austen title). Meant to be together in real life, or… Read More
At last count, 700,000 or more new books are published each year—an offering split about half-and-half between traditionally published and self-published titles. With such a wealth of choices, even the most loyal reader might occasionally miss a book or two — even in a beloved series. Enter the reissue: A reader’s chance to read the… Read More
With only three days left until December 25th, I suspect most of you have found it is finally beginning to look at least a little like Christmas—though unseasonably warm weather in much of the lower 48 has it feeling more like spring. (According to NOAA, 5,900-plus daily record highs have been broken this month). Here… Read More
by Jeanne Devlin There may still be candy corn in the house and a pumpkin on the porch, but at your local bookstore the winter holidays have already arrived. Whether its new novels, sizzling anthologies, the first time in paperback, or reissues of old favorites, November’s new titles look to be all about what can… Read More
The reach of diabetes continues to grow in this country, increasingly striking both young and old. But bestselling authors will deal it a sweet blow in May when their SWEET TALK Boxed Set of contemporary romances goes up for sale on Brenda Novak’s Online Auction for Diabetes Research. With a foreword by Robyn Carr, the special… Read More
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The Contemporary Cowboy
I love writing contemporary cowboy romances. Why? Because growing up, I was a contemporary cowgirl. I’m a city girl now, but recently I spent time with a friend of my mother’s, Janet, and her son, Bill. These are my horse people from my past. Janet is 92, a retired school teacher. When she got older… Read More