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5 Star Review: Fat Shame by Nicole Black

I am not a big woman and never have been. Weight has never been an issue for me, not until I hit 55 and my thyroid decided to go wonky, and my hormones were all over the place. I promptly put on 30 lbs. for no apparent reason. With that came some extreme self-loathing. I […]

My Life as a Sister Wife Biography/Memoir

NEW RELEASE: My Life as a Sister Wife: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

As a young girl, Karen Miller lived a quiet life in Australia. She never imagined when she grew up, she’d be lured into a polygamous marriage, spend her spare time dumpster diving to feed her kids, and fighting to escape her increasingly demented husband. How was she lured into such a lifestyle? What was day […]

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Wait Until Dark by Kat Martin

Don’t miss the thrilling prequel to New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin’s brand-new series, Maximum Security! Private investigator Jonah Wolfe knows trouble when he sees it. So when April Vale storms into his office at Maximum Security, all his warning signs flash red. April’s been accused of murder, except she has no memory of how she […]

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Listening to My Characters by Kat Martin

No question, writing dialogue in a novel can be tricky.  Each character has a unique voice distinct from the others in the book. Since I’ve never been particularly good at description, letting the characters tell the story is my favorite way to craft a novel. Of course there has to be narration, ways to move […]

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2nd Day of Cheryl Holt’s JILTED BRIDES Trilogy and Giveaway!

My new series is coming September 20th, 2018.  I’m calling it my “Jilted Brides” trilogy.  For the past few years, I’ve been writing linked series, where I have a linking theme that runs through all of the novels, and the common thread resolves at the end of the final book.  It’s a fun way for […]

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A Reader’s Insights for Romance Authors

Posted  June 19, 2010  by  Teresa Spreckelmeyer

While I would never presume to be anything, other than what I am—an avid reader of historical romantic fiction—I do have a few ideas, from personal experience concerning some things that will sometimes make a novel slightly less enjoyable than it could be. What I’m talking about is not novels that are poorly written, but […]

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4 Star Review: Sleeping With the Entity by Cat Devon

Posted  May 14, 2013  by  Kim

In this paranormal romance, SLEEPING WITH THE ENTITY by Cat Devon: When a letter reveals secrets of her life that she didn’t know existed Daniella’s life spirals out of control. Daniella Delaney:  entrepreneurial; soon to be business owner of “Heavenly Cupcakes.”  Someone described her as being “a pitbull in a twinset and pearls.” Daniella’s dreams […]

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One Dancd with a Duke
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5 Star Review: One Dance with a Duke by Tessa Dare

Posted  June 4, 2010  by  Teresa Spreckelmeyer

In this newest release from Tessa Dare, ONE DANCE WITH A DUKE—Midnight truly becomes the “magic hour”. The first novel of the Stud Club trilogy introduces us to three very unique and very intriguing members of this highly exclusive club with the story of Spencer Dumarque, the fourth Duke of Morland and Lady Amelia d’Orsay. […]

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INTERVIEW: Diana Gabaldon’s Graphic Novel The Exile

Posted  September 16, 2010  by  Jennifer St. Giles

INSPIRE… Talented, beautiful, witty, intelligent and gracious are just a few of the words that come to mind when describing internationally acclaimed and #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Diana Gabaldon. From the age of eight, Diana knew she would one day become a writer, but first she forged a successful scientific career, acquiring degrees […]

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3.5 Stars A CERTAIN AGE by Beatriz Williams

Posted  July 28, 2016  by  Ivy Truitt

A CERTAIN AGE is my first book by Beatriz Williams and I haven’t decided yet if I’ll search out another. Theresa was by far my favorite but the other characters paled a bit beside her.  So, the jury’s still out. As the freedom of the Jazz Age transforms New York City, the iridescent Mrs. Theresa Marshall […]

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5 Star Review: The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

Posted  October 25, 2013  by  Tierney Linton

Imagine being trapped in your own body. You can look at the world knowing the impact you have on it, and the people you interact with. Yet, you can’t always control your actions, or even give rational explanation for why you behave the way you do. You know you are a burden to those around […]

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LINNY’S SWEET DREAM LIST by Susan Schild with Giveaway

Posted  January 17, 2016  by  Ivy Truitt

As my New Year’s gift to you and your readers, here is the complete first chapter of the book: LINNY’S SWEET DREAM LIST is about what is important to me – funny friends, good men, work that makes us happy, women who have adventures, noble dogs, and finding love at any age. The book is a […]

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4 Star Review: The Yankee Club by Michael Murphy

Posted  January 8, 2015  by  Ivy Truitt

THE YANKEE CLUB, the first book in the Jake and Laura Mysteries by Michael Murphy, is an historical mystery that kept me riveted from the get-go. Jake Donovan, author of the popular Blackie Doyle mystery series, returns to New York on business. He’s barely back when the personal reasons he left New York for slap him in the face, […]

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