Vicki Hopkins is an award-winning author of historical romance. Dark Persuasion received the winning finalist award in the 2012 USA Best Book Awards held by the USA Book News for Fiction: Romance.
With Russian blood on her father’s side and English on her mother’s, she blames her ancestors for the lethal combination in her genes that influence her stories. Tragedy and drama might be found between her pages, but she eventually gives her readers a happy ending. She lives in the beautiful, ...more
Milly says: Want to know about me? Milly Taiden (aka April Angel) was born in the prettiest part of the Caribbean known as the Dominican Republic. She grew up between New York, Florida and Massachusetts. Currently, she resides in New York City with her husband, bossy young son and their little dog Speedy.
She’s addicted to shopping for shoes, chocolate (but who isn’t?) and Dunkin Donuts coffee.
Julie: Welcome, Milly. To get us started can you tell us a little about what you are working on or ...more
This week’s featured author, Brenna Zinn, says: Equally at home camping in the mountains of Montana or shopping on the Champs-Elysees in Paris, my journey through life has taken me all over the United States, as well as many places throughout the world. Using my travel experience as a guide and peppering in interesting characters I’ve met along the way, I love nothing better than artfully weaving erotic tales of romance and leaving readers yearning for adventures of their own.
New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author Brenda Novak is the author of more than forty-five books. A three-time Rita nominee, she has won many awards, including the National Reader’s Choice, the Bookseller’s Best, the Book Buyer’s Best, the Daphne, and the Holt Medallion. She also runs an annual on-line auction for diabetes research every May at www.brendanovak.com (her youngest son has this disease). To date, she’s raised over $1.6 million.
Julie: Welcome, Brenda. Why don’t you start us off by telling us how you discovered/decided you ...more
Melissa Blue‘s writing career started on a typewriter one month after her son was born. This would have been an idyllic situation for a writer if it had been 1985, not 2004. Eventually she upgraded to a computer. She’s still typing away on the same computer, making imaginary people fall in love.
Julie: Welcome, Melissa Blue. To get us started can you tell us a little about what you are working on or have coming out?
Melissa: The second in my Modern Fairy Tale ...more
Raised on a rural farm in Saskatchewan, Shiela Stewart relied on her vivid imagination to fill her days.
Never did she realize that her need to tell a story would someday lead to becoming a published romance author. In the fall of two thousand and six, Shiela published her very first book and hasn’t stopped since.
When not writing, Shiela spends time with the love of her life, William and their three children. She has a strong affection for animals which is evident in the five ...more
Karen L. Syed owns Echelon Press. Every day is a success for her as she grows herself and her business. She has several novels published, along with articles and short stories. As a previous bookstore owner, she was nominated for PW for Bookseller of the Year. She is committed to encouraging everyone she meets to seek a more positive quality of life by reaching for their dreams.
Julie: Welcome, Karen L. Syed. Please tell us a little about yourself and how long you’ve been writing. Have you ...more
An avid lover of books and wine, Tracey Sorel has been writing romances for almost thirty years. She holds membership in Romance Writers of America, Novelists Inc. and Liberty States Fiction Writers. Tracey and her husband live in downstate New York with two dogs and three chickens. When not busy writing, and wine tasting, she is busy making her husband crazy with renovations on their 1800’s farm house.
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Marilyn Brant is an award-winning women’s fiction/romantic comedy author and a #1 Kindle bestseller. She’s worked as a classroom teacher, library staff member, freelance magazine writer and national book reviewer. She now lives with her family in the northern Chicago suburbs, dreaming up her next novel and hanging out with her friends at coffee shops whenever possible.
Julie: Welcome Marilyn. Tell us about yourself! Where are you from?
Marilyn: Thanks for the warm welcome, Julie! I grew up in Wisconsin and lived there until I finished my ...more
Rita® Award Finalist Michelle Willingham has published over twenty books and novellas. Currently, she lives in southeastern Virginia with her husband and children and is working on more historical romance novels. When she’s not writing, Michelle enjoys baking, playing the piano, and avoiding exercise at all costs.
Julie: Welcome, Michelle Willingham. Tell us about yourself! Where are you from?
Michelle: After growing up in a military household, my family was stationed in both Germany and England, which inspired my love of history. My mother used to drag ...more