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In the Barren Ground

Loreth Anne White’s latest book is set in the Barren Lands, a vast swath of sparsely inhabited region in northern Cana ...

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Love Comes Later

Location, location, location. That’s a popular mantra which discusses what is believed to be the most important sellin ...

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The Butch and the Beautiful

I’m still so very thrilled about this new series by one of my favourite authors. Kris Ripper totally won me over with ...

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Body Shot

Body Shot is the first story in Kelly Jamieson’s new Last Shot series, centered around three former Navy SEALs who now ...

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Dawn at Emberwilde

When I picked this book for a blog I was writing on Inspirational Romances I wasn’t sure what to expect. The author wa ...

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Into This River I Drown

One of my favourite contemporary queer novels, Into This River I Drown definitely covers the big subjects - life, the un ...
Dawn at Emberwilde by Sarah Ladd

When I picked this book for a blog I was writing on Inspirational Romances I wasn’t sure what to expect. The author was one I had never read and while the cover was lovely, the back blurb described a standard historical romance plot. Dawn at Emberwilde proved to be much more than just a typical romance though and I am delighted that I took a chance on reading it. This is book two of the author’s Treasures of Surrey series but you do not have to read book one (I hadn’t) to enjoy this one ...

Nico Rosso on Food and Writing Romance

August 20th, 2016|2 Comments

Thanks for having me today, AAR! Let’s talk about food. I’m always thinking about it. When my wife, Zoe Archer (AKA Eva Leigh), and I are having breakfast, we’re planning lunch. Lunch leads to dinner. After all that planning, I love the process of cooking. It’s no surprise that I made Hayley, the heroine of my first romantic suspense, Countdown to Zero Hour, a chef. Her connection to food is part of her strength. It also gets her in trouble when a Russian mob boss tastes her cooking and uses his bodyguard, Art, to “hire” her to cater a meeting of the top men in the organization. What she doesn’t know is that Art is a member of a secret [...]