April is set to be an awesome month for fans of contemporary romance! Those of you who’ve been following my blog for a while know that every month I highlight the contemporary romance releases I’m most looking forward to. Sometimes they’re books I’ve read advance copies of, sometimes they’re by authors whose novels I always… Continue reading Contemporaries to covet in April – and giveaway!
As a contemporary romance writer, I know that series set in small towns and tight-knit communities are insanely popular. But there’s also a danger that, as a series grows, those communities can begin to smother the vibrancy of later novels and their characters. This isn’t just a danger with small-town contemporary romance. It can happen… Continue reading How a small community can smother your characters
I’m back! I hope everyone had a lovely week, whether you celebrated the royal wedding or did your best to avoid it. Thanks to various public holidays and William and Kate’s wedding, last week was a three-day working week in England, so I took it off and went to the Balkans with my husband. When… Continue reading Can you describe a place you’ve never been to?
This is cross-posted at The Season where Bev is giving away a copy of Deirdre Martin’s Icebreaker to one commenter. The last week of December, I celebrated my final few days of holiday by dipping into the pile of books I’d bought myself for Christmas. Completely unintentionally, the two books I read were both contemporaries… Continue reading Scarred heroes in contemporary romance