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Week #11 of Medieval Monday: Cathy MacRae’s The Highlander’s Outlaw Bride

A strong woman who stands up for her family. A man who’s been robbed and betrayed by his own family. Can these two find happiness—and love—together? Today’s Medieval Monday feature is Cathy MacRae’s The Highlander’s Outlaw Bride. Blurb: Thrust into … Continue reading

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Week #10 of Medieval Monday: Bambi Lynn’s Camulus: Gods of the Highlands

Sometimes revenge can come at a high price. In Bambi Lynn’s Camulus: Gods of the Highlands, my Medieval Monday feature today, will revenge be worth taking the life of the one you love? Here’s a sneak peek:   BLURB: Camulus … Continue reading

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Week #9 of Medieval Monday: Mary Morgan’s Dragon Knights Medallion

A first kiss is always a fun scene to create. I’m sure this kiss in Mary Morgan’s Dragon Knight’s Medallion, this Medieval Monday feature, was pure bliss to write! Blurb: To right a wrong, two souls are brought together only … Continue reading

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Week #8 of Medieval Monday: Carmen Stefanescu’s Shadows of the Past

I always like movies that mix up genres, and books are no different. In today’s Medieval Monday Spring spotlight, author Carmen Stefanescu blends light romance, horror, and the historical with a splash of paranormal thrown in! Welcome to Shadows of … Continue reading

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Medieval Monday Spring & Jenna Jaxon’s Beloveds

Sometimes people think about that first, sweet love from long ago. Lady Alyse Braedon is reunited with hers once she’s widowed. But . . . it’s not smooth sailing . . . thanks to a dead husband! Jenna Jaxon tries … Continue reading

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Week #6 of Medieval Monday: Kim Headlee’s King Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court

Today’s Medieval Monday Spring features Kim Headlee’s time travel, King Arthur’s Sister in Washington’s Court. Kim spins a tale of the infamous Morgan le Fay and how she winds up trying to rebuild her kingdom in none other than Washington, … Continue reading

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Week #5 of Medieval Monday: Barbara Bettis’ The Heart of the Phoenix

Have you ever wondered what happened to your childhood love? If he came back into your life—what might happen? Evie’s playmate rejected her long ago, but in today’s Medieval Monday Spring feature, Barbara Bettis’ The Heart of the Phoenix, war … Continue reading

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Week #4 of Medieval Monday: Sandra Jones’ His Captive Princess

A feisty, widowed princess finds herself faced with an enemy knight with hyptonizing eyes . . . and a magical prophecy. How are they connected? Give Sandra Jones’s His Captive Princess a whirl, today’s feature on Medieval Monday Spring, and … Continue reading

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Week #3 of Medieval Monday: Andrea Cooper’s Viking Flame

I feel lucky that I don’t live in an age of arranged marriages. When I met my husband, I knew he was the one—and was happy to flirt and get to know one another. But what if you had agreed … Continue reading

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Week #2 of Medieval Monday: Ruth A. Casie’s KNIGHT OF RAPTURE

I read Diana Gabaldon’s Outlander when it first came out in 1991 and totally fell in love with its hero, Jamie Fraser. I think every woman hopes to find a love that will stretch across space and time. For Week … Continue reading

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Medieval Monday and Berengaria Brown’s Restoring Garnet’s Heart

Today wraps up the 12 magical weeks of Medieval Mondays. I’ve met some wonderful fellow authors through this exchange, and I hope I’ve introduced you to some new books from the medieval era. This last blog features Book 3 of … Continue reading

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Medieval Monday and Carmen Stefanescu’s Shadows of the Past

Week #11 of Medieval Monday finds us with the most intriguing genre description I’ve ever seen for a book. Author Carmen Stefanescu labels her book Shadows of the Past as a paranormal / light romance / light historical / light … Continue reading

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Medieval Monday and Victoria Zak’s Highland Burn

Here we are at Week #10 of Medieval Monday, and we’re focusing on Scotland today. If you saw Braveheart, you met Robert the Bruce. But author Victoria Zak’s book Highland Burn will introduce you to Robert’s daughter! Blurb: Will Love’s Flame … Continue reading

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Medieval Monday and Bambi Lynn’s Marek

It’s seems it’s another Medieval Monday! In Week #9, I’m featuring Marek, the 1st book in The Knights of Stonebridge series. If you haven’t read a time travel romance in a while, then this might be the book for you. … Continue reading

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Medieval Monday and Barbara Bettis’ The Heart of the Phoenix

  For Week #6 of Medieval Monday, I’m featuring Barbara Bettis’ The Heart of the Phoenix. It’s a real treat because it follows two characters first introduced in Silverhawk! Blurb: Some call him a ruthless mercenary; she calls him the … Continue reading

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Medieval Monday and Cathy MacRae’s The Highlander’s Tempestuous Bride

It’s Week #5 of Medieval Monday, and today’s feature is from my fellow author at Soul Mate Publishing, historical romance writer Cathy MacRae. The Highlander’s Tempestuous Bride is the 3rd romance in her Highlander series, with another new one coming in … Continue reading

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Getting My Sally Field Moment

Everyone likes a little recognition every now and then. It might be a simple compliment from your boss, thanking you for your hard work on a difficult project or your husband showing his appreciation for making his cup of coffee … Continue reading

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Medieval Monday & H K Carlton’s The Devil Take Her

For the 3rd Medieval Monday, I’m featuring H K Carlton’s The Devil Take You at Write Up My Alley. H K is multi-published in a variety of genres from historical to contemporary to paranormal and beyond. Her hero Gard is … Continue reading

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Today I’m participating in something new & exciting with several of my fellow historical romance authors. It’s called the Medieval Monday Author Exchange. Every Monday for the next 12 weeks, my blog will feature a different author’s book cover, a … Continue reading

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Don’t Break out the Champagne Too Soon!

As a writer, I live inside my head a lot. And when I’m writing one of my romance novels, I’m literally eating, breathing, sleeping, and talking to my people all the time! And yes, there are times when they talk … Continue reading

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When You Simply Have to Give in to Your Characters

As an author, I’ve tried both pantsing and planning when getting ready to start a new novel. I’ve figured out that pantsing—author-speak for flying by the seat of your pants—doesn’t work for me. If I don’t have any firm direction … Continue reading

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Dime Novels–the 19th Century Harry Potter

When I began writing Written in the Cards, my latest western historical romance, I decided to have my heroine be the author of dime novels. These cheap paperbacks flourished during the 19th century, as increased mechanization made printing them easy. … Continue reading

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Dedicating My Novel – This Time It’s To My Own Daughter

Today is my 4th published book’s birthday! I’m starting to enjoy this whole release day stuff. Written in the Cards is the story of Maggie Rutherford and Ben Morgan, both Yankees who have made their way west. Maggie is from … Continue reading

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Pen Names—For Me . . . and My Heroine!

    Many writers choose to use a pen name when they become published authors. By now, everyone knows that Samuel Clemens became more famous writing The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn as Mark Twain, while Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland was … Continue reading

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Character Interview with Jed Stone

Today I give a little insight into Jed Stone, the hero from A Game of Chance. This character interview originally appeared on historical romance author Collette Cameron’s Blue Rose Romance blog, Divine Encounters with Love. I’m here today with one of … Continue reading

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The King & I Have Something in Common

Rock ‘n roll fans know that today is a watershed day in history—the anniversary of the birth of Elvis Presley, The King of Rock ‘n Roll. Today is also a landmark for me—the birth of my baby. No, not an … Continue reading

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Resolutions—Make ‘Em or Break ‘Em?

We’re three days into 2014 now, and I’ll bet half of you have already broken a New Year’s Resolution that you made. The other half? You didn’t bother to make any—because you knew you’d break them! I used to make … Continue reading

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Interview at My Nook, Books, & More

I had a lovely visit today with Kathy from My Nook, Books, & More. Here is our interview. Please tell us a little about yourself. I’m a movie buff who loves everything from The Usual Suspects to Pretty Woman. I … Continue reading

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Putting the History into Historical Romance

Here’s a guest post I did for The Reading Cafe. They are true book lovers, and I cherish their friendship: I’ll admit it. I’m a nerd. I was the girl who liked school. Really liked it. The priority for most … Continue reading

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The Five Best Days of My Life

Mitch Albom released a book about the five people you meet in heaven, which became a best seller that was also turned into a TV movie. Because today is a special day for me, I’ve turned that thought into the … Continue reading

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