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5 library books I’m looking forward to reading in #RomanceReadingMonth

This year the Romantic Novelists’ Association celebrates its 60th (Diamond) Anniversary, and I’m looking forward to sharing in a year-long round of festivities. Our recent RNA newsletter says: ‘The RNA’s mission was to demand respect for and celebrate romantic fiction and here we are, sixty years later, doing just that.’ To kick-start the celebrations, the…… Continue reading 5 library books I’m looking forward to reading in #RomanceReadingMonth

romance · romantic suspense

Palace of Deception: a romantic suspense novella

I’m thrilled to announce my new release, a romantic suspense novella called Palace of Deception, is now available for pre-order on Amazon. Hooray! Here’s the fabulous cover, which was designed by the lovely Charlotte Volnek: What do you think? As usual, Charlie was great to work with, and the cover is an excellent reflection of…… Continue reading Palace of Deception: a romantic suspense novella

author interview · romance · romance novels

Good to meet you…author Linda Chamberlain

It seems a long while since I started one of my interviews in an upbeat fashion. Since last week the weather has actually taken a turn for the worse, and it’s now even colder. Not only that, Bradford City, my local football team, were knocked out of the FA Cup last night, and a black…… Continue reading Good to meet you…author Linda Chamberlain

authors · books · fantasy · novels

Fantasy author James Crofoot and his Necromancer series

It’s a great pleasure to welcome fantasy author James Crofoot back to my blog. James was last here with an interesting article on vampire myths, and how to tell if a vampire is really dead. Today he’s back to answer some questions about himself, to talk about his phenomenal work rate and to tell us…… Continue reading Fantasy author James Crofoot and his Necromancer series

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Author Marie Laval’s recipe for Provençal romantic suspense

Today author Marie Laval returns to my blog to give us the ingredients for a great romantic suspense. Marie was one of my first visitors ever – you can find her interview with me here – and since then we’ve met up many times in real life, at RNA events or most often to talk…… Continue reading Author Marie Laval’s recipe for Provençal romantic suspense

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How to make use of Goodreads as an author, plus a romance novel giveaway for Valentine’s

Goodreads Book Giveaway A Way from Heart to Heart by Helena Fairfax Giveaway ends March 13, 2015. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to win Last weekend saw the online Romance Festival organised by Harper Collins and Harlequin. Like last year’s festival, it was an interesting, fun and useful event, and I picked up…… Continue reading How to make use of Goodreads as an author, plus a romance novel giveaway for Valentine’s