This is a guest post by Suzanne Johnson, my critique partner, friend, and author of the incredible Sentinel of New Orleans series. Royal Street – the first in the series and Suzanne’s debut novel – came out last week to well-deserved rave reviews. She’s giving away a copy to a very lucky person who leaves… Continue reading Romance at a Slow Simmer: Writing a Series
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Review: Somebody to Love by Kristan Higgins
Quite possibly the perfect romance novel. Parker Welles grew up filthy rich. Her father might not pay much attention to her and her five-year-old son, but money has never been an object. Until the day he loses it all and goes to prison. Parker’s only hope of an income is the house an estranged great-aunt… Continue reading Review: Somebody to Love by Kristan Higgins
How Kristan Higgins helped pull me out of a funk
In the last few months, I’ve: moved to a new country, where I know no one but my husband left the job (and friends!) I had for nearly five years and started a new one spent several days sitting next to my grandma at the hospital while Grandpa (successfully) fought a series of potentially deadly… Continue reading How Kristan Higgins helped pull me out of a funk
Contemporaries to covet in February – & giveaway!
Every month, I’m giving you the chance to win a $10 book gift certificate for yourself AND one of your favorite contemporary romance authors. How? Easy. Just let me know which contemporary romance novel being published this month you’re looking forward to reading. You can even mention one of the ones I recommend below. I’ll… Continue reading Contemporaries to covet in February – & giveaway!
Discovering the book you wish you’d written
A few weeks ago, I sat down to read a book by a new-to-me author that’s coming out soon. The premise had sounded intriguing, but to be honest, I’d requested it along with about a dozen others so by the time I started reading it I couldn’t even remember what it was supposed to be… Continue reading Discovering the book you wish you’d written