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Outside Blessings
by Penelope Marzec | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for OUTSIDE BLESSINGS?
My oldest daughter has a Masters in Marine Science. One of her courses involved studying harbor seals in NJ. The harbor seals visit the coast every year during the wintertime. My daughter and I often take our cameras and binoculars to see them. During our forays, the two of us began to spin a tale about...
Out of Orbit
by Thea Landen | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for OUT OF ORBIT, a romantic science fiction?
My regular readers know by now that I'm a big fan of both video games and sci-fi. In the fourth installment of the Phantasy Star series (one of my all-time favorites!), it's revealed that there's another planet in the star system that only comes close to the others every one thousand years. Many, many...
Surfacing
by Daniel Stephens | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for this book?
I grew up in a rural, mountain top community in northern New Jersey much like Wolf Thorn Lake in the novel. When I was nineteen, I moved to New York City and I was very surprised by the questions I received about my home on a lake in north Jersey. To my friends in Manhattan, my life in the woods appeared...
Smuggler's Bounty
by Vanessa Liebe | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for SMUGGLER'S BOUNTY?
I have always been fascinated by smugglers ever since a school project when I was little and I discovered that there were smuggler tunnels in our village. I also love the wild beauty of Cornwall and its history of smugglers. I think this story has always been at the back of my mind.

A Midsummer's Kiss
by Meara Platt | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Farthingale series? How are the books tied together?N:
I've always been a fan of historical romance novels. Jane Austen, of course, set the standard of excellence with Pride and Prejudice. However, I also have a big, loud, loving and meddlesome family that I love dearly and who are very important in my life. These two influences somehow came together to...
I'll Still Be There
by Keelan Ellis | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for I'LL STILL BE THERE?
The idea for the possession aspect came to me out of the blue, and it was originally just a short story. However, once I'd written it, I realized that I wanted to explore who these ghosts are, so I wrote a second short story about them. At some point I realized they'd work better if they were integrated,...
Sunsets and New Beginnings
by Teri Riggs | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Heaven's Beach Love Story series? How are the books tied together?
I love the beach and have always wanted to write a beach love story. Nothing is more peaceful than the sounds of the ocean waves rolling in and back out again.

Special Delivery
by Laura Browning | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Mountain Meadow Homecomings series? How are the books tied together? N:
My inspiration rarely comes from any one thing. In this case, part of it grew from passing through the community of Meadows of Dan, Virginia while traveling to visit my mother. I do a lot of thinking while I drive in order to keep myself awake. This particular area is very picturesque and started me...
Finding Matt
by JD Ruskin | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for FINDING MATT? N:
Jaron Greenberg's Newfoundland dog, Bear, was inspired by my childhood dog. Bear's fearlessness and protective nature are a nod to my very first dog. I also tend to get a lot of inspiration from the news. I live in a small town similar to Stanton, IL. The inspiration for FINDING MATT is based on a real...
Bronze Fox
by Diana Green | Interview

Q: Where did you get the inspiration for your Rifters series? What is the significance of the series title? How are the books tied together?N:
As sometimes happens with me, the initial inspiration came from an amazing dream. I woke after dreaming the opening scenes of BRONZE FOX and just had to write them down. They were so vivid and intriguing, I couldn't help adding more. That was the seed for the first novel, and then ideas for a whole series...
The Earl and the Spinster
by Collette Cameron | Interview

Q: Where did you get your inspiration for the Conundrums of the Misses Culpepper series? How are the books tied together?N:
I have three sisters and two first cousins I'm very close to. In fact, my cousin was my best friend from the time we were both babies until she died of brain cancer. I wanted to write a series that showed the unique bond between sisters and cousins, but also allowed me to have free rein with my quirky...
Time Eternal
by Lily Morgan | Interview

Q: What inspired the Time Series? What is it about?N:
My inspirations come from different places--my work, my friends, things I've read, things that I've loved since I was a little girl, especially things that are very different from my day job.

After being an avid romance novel reader for many years, I've started having an itch, needing to create...

Prymal Passion
by Jianne Carlo | Interview

Q: Which is titled PRYMAL PASSION. What has the series arc been so far? What's happened by now in the Prymal world?

In Prymal Passion we get the first hint of what the enemy, the Jaeger, looks like. I don't want to spoil the surprise, so I'm not going to go into detail about that revelation.

Preorder now – The Only Question That Matters
"Do I call this love already? I am almost disgusted with myself. How pathetic to fall so easily. Perhaps I was the cause of my past heartbreaks. Not stupid schoolboys or an arrogant rich man, but a gullible girl from a flower farm who opens her heart too readily and expects too much." Sofia is en route to Planet Paradiso, ready to start a new life after her divorce. But when she accepts Alexei's dinner invitation on her final evening, she realises she's in for more than she bargained for. As the AMS Celestial Dream arrives at its destination, and their one-night stand draws to a close, Sofia must choose between a newfound possibility with Alexei and the freedom she so desperately craves. THE ONLY QUESTION THAT MATTERS is an emotional examination of healing and resilience through sex and love. Release date: 10th Aug 2018 Preorder now.
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How is that even possible? Death by spice?
Supporting the Duke
After the death of his father, Elijah Bancroft returns from India to take up residence at Highclere, situated on the boundary with Winchester Park, the home of Zachary Sheridan, Duke of Winchester. Bancroft brings with him his younger sister—and a family secret big enough to trouble the government of the day. He seeks the duke's help to establish himself and right some old wrongs. Meanwhile agitators stir up unrest in the district. Joseph Phelton, an idealist and poet suffering from an unrequited love for the duchess's niece Jessica, drunkenly accepts a commission that could destroy Zach's happiness in a single cruel blow. Elijah's eyes are drawn to Jessica too, and he vows to protect her as he struggles to clear his family name and restore his reputation. Is Elijah stretching himself to thin? And can the duke and his brothers prevent a plot that could strike at the heart of the Sheridan family…
Of Dukes and Deceptions
When Nickolas Buchanan, the Duke of Dorchester, accepts an invitation to visit a country stud farm, he counters his boredom by striking a wager with his henchman that he'll bed the poor relation, Alicia Woodley, before the end of his stay. But he reckons without Alicia's disdain. She's disgusted by Nick's cavalier attitude, unimpressed by his grandeur and wants as little as possible to do with him. Between her newfound role as family charity case and fending off the attentions of both her clueless cousin and the arrogant Nickolas, Alicia has quite enough to contend with. But when her life is endangered, quite possibly from those closest to her, surprisingly it's Nick who seems determined to ensure her safety. As they conspire to uncover secrets that the family wants to keep hidden at all costs, they discover a passion that surpasses all obstacles…
New Release. Bull Rider Series Boxed Set
Now you can have Velia and Caulder all in one place! Three Full-Length Novels. When you have an adrenaline-charged bull rider, then mix in a classy, feisty Italian photographer, sparks will fly…and sizzle. Caulder McCutchen, our hero in this three-book series to date, hires photographer Velia Armano to follow him on the circuit in a sport that won't let him go. Come along with them as they chase after the coveted gold buckle. Journey with them through romance and passion and danger and excitement. Through the sad times—their worst times. The happy times—their best times. With the last buck off of the season, retirement looms closer, but will Caulder hang up his spurs and accept that chasing gold buckles can't last forever?
Be a part of the dark passion of Crimson!
Me and the wonderful team of ladies at Satin Romance decided we couldn't wait another moment! "Crimson" is NOW Available in print as a softcover book. The ebook now has an official release date of 8/14/2018 and is NOW Available for preorder. Come join Ash and Delilah's dark, passionate world as they discover that they can't live with or without each other!
Cowboy Boss and his Destiny
Book #1 Double Dutch Ranch Series: Love at First Sight Tristan and Nora's bond is put to the test. They need to be strong enough to overcome issues of trust, family complications, and painful memories, but can they? They vow to prevail when circumstances beyond their control attempt to prove them wrong. This brand-new version of Cowboy Boss and his Destiny has been rewritten, shortened, and combined with Tristan's Destiny to make one complete mid-sized length novel.
99¢ SALE-Zoraida Grey and the Family Stones
SALE ENDS August 3! Zoraida Grey Book 1 . How hard can it be to steal one little crystal from a haunted Scottish castle? Find out for only 99¢!!
NEW RELEASE! Zoraida Grey and the Voodoo Queen
NOW AVAILABLE!! Zoraida Grey Book 2!! A Scottish wizard, stripped naked and painted blue—a Voodoo priestess bent on immortality—a yacht-load of Caribbean pirates. What can possibly go wrong?
On Sale! Historical Romance - Lady Evelyn's Highland Protector - Only 99 cents
A Highlander's vow… Scottish spy Gerard MacMasters never expected to be playing bodyguard in his mission to catch a killer. Stunning English beauty, Lady Evelyn Hunt, has witnessed a merciless assassin's escape—now, she's in danger, and it's up to him to keep her alive. Passion flares, but he knows better than to fall for her. He's already lost one woman he loved—never again will he put his heart on the line.  She shields her heart… After a crushing betrayal at the altar, Lady Evelyn wants nothing to do with love. Kissing a gorgeous rogue is one thing, but surrendering her heart is another matter. When she stumbles upon a mysterious crime, nothing prepares her for the dashing Scot who charges into her life. The hot-blooded Highlander may be her hero—or her undoing.
Time Travel Second Chance Romance
Eris by D. Renee Bagby ~ The Lucien and Ranulf of the past are rough and dangerous. Eris is doing everything she can to survive them while searching for a way back to her time. But returning home means confronting an undeniable truth, one that could end their relationship forever.
Abducted from her world and dropped onto his
Alien Mate Experiment by Zenobia Renquist ~ She's as alien to him as he is to her. That doesn't mean they can't have some fun with their differences. But can a beautiful black woman really love an alien male with scales, claws, and a tail?
Pre-Order ROGUES TO LOVERS Now! $0.99. Releases September 11.
Now available to pre-order! Only $0.99 on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, and iBooks. ROGUES TO LOVERS includes seven brand NEW stories by USA Today, bestselling, and award-winning historical romance authors. "He who dares not grasp the thorn should never crave the rose." – Anne Bronte The blooming of the rare and mysterious blue rose heralds great change, for when the buds open to full blossom enemies become lovers. Some fear this omen, some desire it. All respect it. Follow the journey of these brand new historical romance tales and discover the power--and the promise--of the blue rose for yourself.
Scion's Redemption Releases Today!!! Buy now or read in KU!!!
Big Trouble's Brewing in The Big Easy… A Scion warrior dedicated to his duty, Luther will do whatever Divinity commands, but his loyalty has its limits. When he's ordered him to gain the trust of his Seal's host through seduction, Luther questions both his mission and his feelings for the beautiful woman he's guarded since her birth. Thana Girtis has been less than lucky in the relationship department, so when a gorgeous guy moves in to her building, she hopes he doesn't turn out to be another player in disguise. Then he helps her defeat three Nephilim assassins and Thana is thrust into his dangerous world. On the run from ruthless killers and Lucifer himself, Luther and Thana discover an everlasting love. But when the strength of their connection is tested, will Luther and Thana put it all on the line to save themselves and their bond, or will their love become another casualty in the escalating apocalyptic war between good and evil? From a USA Today Bestselling author comes a divinely steamy new paranormal romance series featuring the Scion—a brotherhood of hella sexy heavenly warriors on a mission to save the world—and their destined mates—from apocalyptic destruction. Seven Seals Series: Book One — Scion's Destiny Book Two — Scion's Surrender Book Three — Scion's Awakening Book Four — Scion's Redemption Book Five — Scion's Fortune (October 22, 2018) Book Six — Scion's Valor (TBA) Book Seven — Scion's Completion (TBA)
Haka Ever After - Available Now
You are cordially invited to the Sin Bin wedding of the year—kilts required, undergarments optional.
Dangerous
Jace is a nomad. An outlaw biker who likes to work alone. Fierce. Dangerous. A killer when he needs to be. He calls no place home, and no woman owns his heart. Until her. Luna.
First Crush, Last Love
Just friends . . . Back in high school, Lee Archer had the power to make Jessie Baxter's cheeks flush and her heart race. But the popular athlete never wanted to be more than just friends. Ten years later, after a failed marriage and with her journalism career on shaky ground, Jessie's come home for her high school reunion—and Lee still has the power to make her knees weak and her pulse pound. Lee's teenage years were filled with more trauma and drama than anyone guessed. Though his damaged past has helped make him a successful police detective, it's hurt every relationship he's tried. But seeing the grown-up, stunning Jessie might just change his commitment-phobic mind. Jessie's psycho ex-husband had her convinced no one would ever love her, but Lee is ready to step out of the friend zone and into her heart. Can she learn to trust again before she loses her chance to turn her first crush into her last love? Elizabeth McKenna's novel will have you remembering the angst of high school, the grief of a failed relationship, and the joy of finding true love at last.
Laying Pipe — 30% Off SALE this weekend only!
SIZZLING SUMMER SALE! Use code SIZZLE30 through Sunday night to get 30% OFF your entire order of steamy romances at Entangled Publishing's website. LAYING PIPE—an Amazon Best Seller in BDSM Erotica—is also free to Kindle Unlimited readers. "A sweet and sexy couple that had my toes tingling and my heart beating fast." —USA Today bestselling author, Jamie K. Schmidt Relax this weekend reading about Lexie Kosta and Joe the Plumber. She runs a small-town library by day, renovates her rundown beach house by night, and spends her free moments devouring kinky BDSM romance novels. She never thought she'd find a man who could fulfill her hidden desires…until Joe Van der Meer walks into her library. He's cocky and sexy and witty—and when they share a steamy kiss behind the stacks. DAYUM! Fill your eReader with hot romances from Entangled's Scorched, Brazen, and One-Handed Reads imprints on SALE!
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Celebrating the Re-release of THE WIKOMSETTE! Regina, a young widow, finds herself unexpectedly in a remote jungle among a tribe of men wearing strange outfits and speaking an unrecognizable language. Though they greet her with alarming enthusiasm, the men refuse to say who they are or what their mission is. The only thing made clear is the expectation she will welcome each of them into her bed. Trepidation quickly changes into unbridled passion as Regina uncovers their secrets and learns to let go of her own past. But can she get what she's never had...a love that will last? Original ebook price has been slashed down to just $2.99, but from 7/26/18-7/30/18 THE WIKOMSETTE can be acquired for FREE ON KINDLE!
Mountain Cowboy
Find romance in the beautiful Colorado Rockies this summer. Can opposites attract? Come home to the Walker Horse Ranch to see if horse trainer, Tex Ranger, and world traveler, Mary Meyers, can overcome their differences and find love.
Covet, Vegas Sins 2.
Alex just acquired Sin City's hottest casino hotel, and he's determined to make Vice the ultimate pleasure palace—along with the mind-blowing new club, Covet. But behind the successful entrepreneur façade, Alex struggles with a past that continues to haunt him, day in and day out. After a surprise hookup with a beautiful stranger, he thinks he's found the perfect distraction…until she walks out, leaving him with an unfamiliar ache which the pulse-pounding nights of excess at Covet can't soothe. When their paths cross once again, Alex realizes Dana is so much more than a mere distraction. He wants her—all of her. But having her means he needs to face both her demons…and his own.
Love blossoms in the small town of Sommerville in these clean and wholesome short tales, filled with fun and forever possibilities
Included in the collection: Bug Stuff Just Desserts With This Ring Good Girls Finish First Ouch Man Theory Tommy and the Teacher Absolutely Positively Lost The Little Birdie Who Check Her Out This Is Not Working Available in ebook and print!
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