A few weeks ago I came across this list on US blog Heroes and Heartbreakers, naming the ten Regency romances you should read. The author did say it was her own opinion – and I know these types of list are always contentious! – but to be honest, I was pretty amazed that the author…… Continue reading Georgette Heyer – mistress of Regency
A while ago I I conducted an experiment . I gave away my novel The Antique Love for free, for a limited period, through a website called Story Cartel. Anyone who downloaded the novel was encouraged to leave a review, and if they did, they were entered into a draw for a prize – one…… Continue reading Ten reasons to give your romance novel away for free
For the next few weeks I’m carrying out an experiment. Until 26th November 2013 you can download my romance novel The Antique Love for free on a website called Story Cartel . There’s no obligation to post a review in exchange, but anyone who does post a review on Amazon, Goodreads, Barnes & Noble or…… Continue reading A post about free books, reviews, and how to win Amazon vouchers
I first came across author James Christie after my mum heard his book, Dear Miss Landau, discussed on BBC Radio 4’s A Good Read programme [podcast here]. She recommended it to me, and I’m so glad she did. I loved it. The book follows James’s journey from Glasgow across America for a meeting with Juliet…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author James Christie
I’m having a bit of a rant today because, quite honestly, I’m fed up with romance authors promoting their books in my face. Don’t get me wrong, I’m all for writers getting together and helping each other out. Since starting an account on Twitter (@helenafairfax, if you’d like to join us!) I’ve met up with…… Continue reading Yes! Some romance novel review sites I can trust!