I don't get much reading right now because I'm so focused on writing. Too many stories in my mind keep me up at night. lol
I'm a mother of three and a grandmother of four, happily married to the greatest guy.
I've written since I was a child, creating plays to act out in the garage for the local kids.
In 2002 I had a severe breakdown and ended up writing because I couldn't do anything else for years.
I've published 14 books, 10 of which are now out of contract. I hope to have them up again soon. Creative writing is a big part of my life now because I LOVE writing!
I look forward to meeting many new friends at CTR.
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Event Area - This is the place to be! Every month we will have lots events for you to enjoy. We are working on bringing you a great way to grab some coffee, sit back relax, and talk about books and the things we love.
Prizes are available to help you expand your book inventory (wink) Plus, you just never know who will be showing up to join us! To see the schedule for this month, check our Calendar of Events or our monthly newsletter, Cafe Chronicles. Authors, publishers, and author groups...if you are looking for a great place to schedule your next event, please contact Regina!
Every see something that you want to share with your friends on the internet? Something that made you laugh so hard, you almost spit out your coffee? What about something super fun on an author's web site? Well here is where you can share it!
If you love romance books, this is the place for you. Come in and chat, share your ideas, your likes, hear the upcoming releases and everything else. Come and join our family! PLEASE NOTE: THIS AREA IS FOR 18 YEARS AND OLDER ONLY.
Action, Romance, Thrills, Suspense - Kelly Abell writes Thrillers and Paranormals that Spark the Senses and Warm the Soul. Kelly is a multipublished author of many genres and has four books currently available by Solstice Publishing. Please stop in for a chat and some fun dishing about your favorite books and characters.
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Best Selling Author of Romance with a Touch of Spice, will be the first to tell you that the Romance genre is thriving here on the internet. As a writer, Jewel found the freedom to take her love of Romance beyond the established barriers. Danger, love, tears and romance; Jewel's Erotic Time Travels, Paranormal and Fantasy Romances will take you on a thrilling journey sparked with adventure, and fill your lifetime with the love that can cross centuries and worlds.
Jewel welcomes you all to chat with her, be involved in her daily writing and activities. One thing Jewel isn't is shy, if you ever wanted to get to know your favorite author now is the time. So come on it and meet Jewel, she loves to speak with readers and fellow authors about love in the written word. Visit my website.
My name is Nancy Adams. I am a full-blooded Canadian, right down to the maple syrup running through my veins. I enjoy watching hockey and eating Poutine, usually at the same time. I have no problem driving for 6 hours for a weekend trip and I will throw in the occasional French swear word into a conversation. I have a three small addictions, bed lines, lavender, and books. All of which, is replenished on a regular basis. Reading into the wee hours of the morning, is one of many bad habits, next to spontaneously rearranging furniture and randomly painting rooms in my house.
Writing is a new passion for me, which began with ‘Hobby’ writing courses dating back to 2008. I don’t show favoritism against any genre, and when writing I just go with the flow and write what I want to write. Although, you will find that my books are a combination of many different genres and all have a hefty dose of erotic romance and usually a laugh thrown in for good measure.
I have two books published with erotic romance publisher Total-E-Bound, No Matter When is a Historical/Futuristic/Time Travel romance, and The Soul Within is a Contemporary/Paranormal romance. My next book The Bannockburn Spell is due for released with TEB in Nov/Dec this year.
I am currently working on a Paranormal/Shaper-Shifters Romance set on the coast of Vancouver Island, British Colombia.
Welcome to my corner of the coffee shop. I like my coffee with a dash of cream and shot of Irish Whiskey…Tullemore Dew is my favorite…when I can’t have Irish Coffee, I prefer Earl Grey tea.
I write Irish Westerns, Medievals…and more. I published my first book, THE MARSHAL’S DESTINY (bk 1 in my Irish Western Series) with Avalon Books in 2001 and my tenth book, TYLER, released from Sourcebooks on March 1st. Both are Irish Westerns (I like to take my Irishmen out west and get them into trouble). I have a Medieval Trilogy with DCL Publications, the third book in the trilogy will be going into print this year. For my full book list, check out my website
About me…as a romance author, I've finally found a way to keep the voices from driving me insane...I put them in my stories. Now when the people in my head argue and wake me up, I'm not worried because I know they are characters from my current works-in-progress...and if not, they soon will be! I like to use family names in all of my stories. The castle on my home page is the ancestral home of my Purcell relatives in Tipperary, Ireland. All of my heroes have some of my husband’s best qualities: his honesty, his shoulders, integrity, his compassion for those in need, and his killer broad shoulders. I’m a sucker for a man with broad shoulders.
Unstoppable heros, Uncompromising love, Unforgettable passion.
Science Fiction Romance author Kayelle Allen spent years developing the universe for her books. Her debut novel was so spicy it made seasoned Romance readers blush. Appealing to every gender and sexual orientation, her command of the romantic language evokes passion in all its forms. Her offbeat humor and surprising twists generated the motto, "Think you know what'll happen next? No way! It's by Kayelle...
Having written as Amy Gallow for over ten years, a reasonable question is why I would choose to change, especially as I will continue to write romance under her name (with at least one book contracted and another in preparation)?
The answer is that I want to go places where Amy’s friends might feel uncomfortable, even though a strong romantic thread runs through all my stories. Places like the mind of a veteran of WWI, the French Foreign Legion, WWII and Korea, or that of the longest serving Chinese detective in the Victoria Police on the eve of the execution of a Chinese miner convicted largely on his investigation and information gained while he and the miner shared a pipe of opium in July 1875, and that of a British Naval officer convicted of sodomy in 1815, but hung because he knew too many things embarrassing to those in power at the time. They are works in progress and one is already contracted to Eternal Press, another is in the submission process and I am deep in research for the third. There are others in the pipeline, waiting their turn. All a little different from anything Amy might write, even though she has my gratitude for giving me the services of editors, publishers and reviewers as I learnt my craft.
Do you need to turn up the heat? Not anymore when you read these paranormal romances! Tales of psychics who use their unique skills to save the day, whether deep in the jungle, or running through the city. It’s a race against the clock where you don’t know until the last minute if they'll be able to save the day. Franny Armstrong became a professional writer after suffering a severe breakdown. Part of her healing process was to write. Now she writes full time and loves every minute of it, sinking herself into the character’s lives. What’s the best part of writing in her viewpoint? She can take them anywhere in the world and pit them against all odds. A sucker for a happily ever after, Franny gives the heroes and heroines a run for their money. Check out Breathless Publishing or go to her site, and you’ll find what you’re looking for. Enjoy...
I started writing when I was about twelve. I'd just read one of Elaine Mitchell's brumby books (not the silver brumby series, one of the others) and I hated the ending. So I did what seemed the most natural thing to do--I rewrote it <g>.
I haven't stopped writing since--though I have to admit, it's only in the last fifteen years that I've seriously thought about getting published.
To date, I've completed a total of seventeen novels, (not counting the rewrite of Elaine Mitchell's!) although the first three will probably never see the light of day. I thought they were brilliant at the time, but looking at them now, I can only shudder. I still think the ideas are great, but basically, all three books would need to be entirely rewritten. Maybe I'll get back to them one day, when I have the time and nothing else to write. I'm a member of RWAustralia, the Princess Lulu Regrets crit group (don't ask about the name, because it's just unexplainable <g>), the Sock Monkeys, and the Monkeylint support group. Learn more at my web site!
Melanie Atkins a multi-published author of romantic suspense, a fan of crime dramas, and an avid reader. Writing is more than an escape for her -- it's a way of life. She grew up in the Deep South listening to tall tales and penning stories about her cats. Now she writes gripping stories of love, suspense, and mystery with the help of her furry little feline muses.
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Natalie Nicole-Bates may be new to the world of publishing, but she's always been a fan of books and is an active book reviewer. Now she gets to see what's its like on the other side of the book fence when her paranormal romance, Antique Charming, is released through Books To Go Now Publishing this fall and her contemporary romance, Change of Address, will be published in January 2012 by Secret Cravings. In addition to her love of books Natalie also has an uncharacteristic love of hockey which can be attributed to the fact she was born in Russia. Natalie now resides in the UK with a collection of Victorian and Edwardian era photography- her favorites being the post-mortem photographs.
If you are looking for hot passion and sexy heroes and heroines, you've come to the right place. Elizabeth Black writes hot erotic stories (scientific term - smut :D ), erotic romance. Her favorite genres are paranormal, contemporary, comedic romance, and horror. There is a special place in her heart for the unusual and offbeat. If you like your stories hot and passionate, she's the gal for you. ;)
Her short stories and books have been published by Whiskey Creek Press Torrid, eXcessica, Xcite, Circlet Press, and Forbidden Publications. She is also the sex columnist for the British pop culture e-zine Nuts4chic. She has written about everything from ghosts and sex to the Altoids mints/oral sex myth.
Are you interested? Then come intoher forums and chat with her. Some topics may be considered very risque, and she will post warnings when topics are very adult in nature. Come hang out with Lizzie Black if you want to take a walk on the Wild Side.
What do World of Warcraft, Spongebob, cooking, writing, and an unnatural addiction to Mountain Dew all have in common?
Not a damn thing, which is what makes Mychael Black an interesting bird indeed.
Born in north Alabama, Mychael now resides in north Mississippi. Having run the gamut of labels in regard to gender and sexuality, Mychael now shuns society’s views on normality and embraces a poly-everything attitude. Call Mychael her or him—it doesn’t matter. Just keep reading the books.
Flirting With The Forbidden...
Emotional. Evocative. Erotic.
Historical Romance from the Georgian and Regency Eras, set in both England and America.
Whether they are bold or shy, my heroines' strong desires and deep emotions drive the plot---and drive their heroes to the point of no-return.
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Hello! I'm a romantic suspense/thriller author, and oh boy, do I love saying that!I write books with intense conflicts, continuing suspense, romance and happy endings.
My life is simple, some would even say boring. I work hard, dream big and play often. I believe I have the power to make my dreams come true. Through faith and a positive attitude, I know that I can achieve success for myself and my family. I want happily-ever-after. I want to believe in the basic good of the world. At the end of the day, I want to be proud of myself.
Writing is my calling and passion. It is my dream. What's yours? I want to hear from you!
And remember, make-believe is more than a child's game!
I’m a YA lit addict and I cannot lie. I think that some of the best fiction today is young adult. Though I’ve traditionally written horror novels, my latest book is about gender identity. The title is Cevin’s Deadly Sin. It’s the story of a hetero, teen cross-dresser: his struggles with first love, self-identity and bullying during his senior year in a small, Florida town. Cevin thinks that moving to Tilapia, Florida town is the worst thing that ever happened to him…until he falls for Tessa. She may be the one person who can accept his cross-dressing, but her brother Hunt’s goal is to make Cevin’s life a living hell. When Hunt “outs” him at school, Cevin has to figure out how to come to terms with his own identity in order to keep Tessa and quite possibly save his own life. Stop by and have a latté with me, and we can chat about YA.
As author Bobbi Brattz, I write erotic romance. Bobbi is a true brat in the imagination. She’s feisty and humorous, has great taste in men and loves a glass of wine in the evenings when she writes.
Bobbi writes about alpha males and alpha females. There are no delicate flowers in her collection of characters. The villains are the worst sorts of rogues/roguettes. (I made that word up)
Join Bobbi in her world, and escape into love and menages. The worst that could happen is you might enjoy yourself.
With over 500 books, stories and novellas published over the past 20 years, Denyse is an author who dabbles in many genres. Be it sweet romance, or steamy erotic encounters, there is something for just about every taste in her catalogue. Currently signed with no less than 8 publishers, with eBooks and print available, there is no end to the romance or the fantasy that lies ahead....
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Rachel Brimble is British and lives near the famous Georgian city of Bath, England. She is a multi-published, multi-sub genre romance author currently writing contemporary romance for Harlequin Superromance and Victorian romance for eKensington. Her stories are sexy, romantic, often tense stories of love and suspense, steeped in atmosphere and emotion. She loves writing British characters in a British setting but for the US market - her Templeton Cove series with Harlequin Superromance is set in the fictional seaside town on the coast of England. The series is the first in the line to be set in the UK and has so far been contracted for five consecutive books.
Spine tingling tales of mystery and romance.
Dawn Brown loves writing dark, romantic mysteries with edgy heros, clever heroines and villians she hopes will keep her readers sleeping with the lights on.
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I write gay mysteries/thrillers and suspense novels. I also write the occasional gay romance, SF and have just begun writing hetero historical fiction, though that's unpublished right now
Award winning author of the L.A. crime novels.
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Carol Burnside is an award-winning romance author with her own second-chance-at-love story. Five of her novel length manuscripts have placed in numerous RWA chapter contests and won five, including the prestigious Maggie Award for Excellence. She loves emotional reads with steamy sex and happy endings, so that’s what she writes. As Annie Rayburn, she writes speculative fiction, erotic romances. Grab your favorite cuppa and come on in. She loves to hear from her readers and talk about books.
Sensual historical romance featuring troubled heroes and clever heroines who are ahead of their time. I love the Victorian era and write for Avon Impulse. I fuel my inspiration with Pacifc NW coffee and multiple viewings of British costume dramas. Please stop by for a chat and dishing about hot historical heroes, favorite books, and characters you can't forget.
My home is on the beautiful island of Anglesey on the west coast of North Wales with my family. I am extremely close to all my family members and enjoy spending time with them. I am the proud mother of two grown up *children* My daughter Emma is a primary school teacher and my son Christopher is part of the family business. Anglesey has been my home since the age of eleven after moving here with my mum and dad and three sisters from Scotland.
Whether you want sweaty sex or sweet romance, She’s written just the thing for you. Savannah Chase started putting pen to paper as a young schoolgirl. Music inspired her to write lyrics, which eventually turned into stories. Her stories have gotten better, longer and so much more erotic as the years passed. She is a hopeless romantic who believes that everyone has a soul mate. Savannah is a member of the Romance Writers of America, Toronto Romance Writers, and Erotic Authors Association. For more information about her and her work check out her official site.
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Author of romantic suspense and contemporary romance novels. If you like romance sprinkled with a dash of suspense, a pinch of seriousness, and a smidgen of humor this is the place for you.
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Lauren Clark is the author of Stay Tuned and Dancing Naked in Dixie. She writes contemporary novels set in the Deep South; stories sprinkled with sunshine, suspense, and secrets.
A former TV news anchor, Lauren adores flavored coffee, local book stores, and anywhere she can stick her toes in the sand. Her big loves are her family, paying it forward, and true-blue friends. Check out her website.
Hi and welcome to my Coffee Time Romance Corner. Do you have your cup? Cream or sugar? Pull up your chair and let's chat. I write contemporary romance novels. Delicious SEALs, a sexy as sin mob boss and his henchmen, and swoon worthy detectives are what you'll come across in my little spot. Besides a lover or romance novels myself, you may find mention of penguins because I am slightly obsessed, chocolate because I'm addicted, and sports because I'm a fanatic. So jump right in and enjoy! I'd love to chat with you.
Charlie writes romantic mysteries with two twists - they're historical and the romance is gay. She also writes shorter gay romances, historical and contemporary. And she suspects she's created the most civilised werewolves in fiction!
She's a voracious reader, too. Come and chat about books (anything from mysteries to historical romance via humour), writing, animals, and sport. especially rugby.
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Caroline Clemmons is an Amazon bestselling and award-winning author of numerous historical and contemporary western romances. She lives just north of Fort Worth, Texas with her Hero and a menagerie of rescued pets. Writing love that lasts is her passion and she loves sharing her work with readers. She has eclectic reading tastes, but the historical romance is her first love. If you like western romance, this is the place to hang out and talk books. Grab your favorite beverage—mine will be Bewley’s Irish Tea or a Dr Pepper—and let’s talk.
An advocate of happy endings, Jami writes sexy romantic comedy, sports hero romances, and equestrian fiction. Jami lives on a small farm near Puget Sound with her Green Beret-turned-plumber husband, a Newfoundland cross with a tennis ball fetish, a prince disguised as an orange tabby cat, and an opinionated Hanoverian mare.
Jami works in IT for her day job and is a former high school business teacher and dressage rider. In her spare time, she maintains her small farm and socializes whenever the opportunity presents itself. An avid boater, Jami has spent countless hours in the San Juan Islands, a common setting in her books. In her opinion, it is the most beautiful place on earth. Visit my Website
Maya DeLeina was born and raised on the beautiful and romantic beaches of Oahu, Hawaii. Relocating to Colorado, Maya's crystal blue oceans and powdery white sands were traded for
enchanting forests, mystic mountains and golden plains of promise. Living just on the outskirts of Manitou Springs, the town's history of spiritual healing, eclectic flare, fabled underground tunnels and rumored lore of wizardry and witchcraft rekindled Maya's love for the paranormal, metaphysical and most of all, vampires. One bite and she was hooked. With a hint of incense lofting in the air and the majestic Pikes Peak
sitting in picture perfect view from her windows, Maya can be found relaxing in the recesses of her comfy couch, sinking her teeth into crafting and weaving seducing and erotic tales of vampires that may or may not roam her beloved town.
One read and you'll be hooked.
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Saucy Woman, Sexy Men, Sultry Love Stories
Welcome to the Debora Dennis corner of the coffee house! It's a little steamy over here, but don't let that fool you – my stories are all romance, all the time! Whether it's a passionate paranormal, a steamy contemporary or a spicy erotic, there's always a happy ending to look forward to.
There's always room for one more at my table, so grab a cup of fresh-roasted coffee and pull up a chair inside. You can also visit my website.
Keta Diablo writes erotic romance and gay fiction for multiple publishers; Ravenous Romance, Noble Romance, Phaze Publishing and Dark Roast Press. She lives in the Midwest, a very cold part of the country in the winter, but breathtakingly beautiful in the summer. Residing on six acres of beautiful woodland, she communes with owls, eagles and loons (the winged version) and often writes while overlooking an environmental lake on her property. The lake is named after a famous Native American Chief and the locals claim burial grounds exist in her woods. Perhaps it’s not always the wind she hears howling at night!
I love to hear from readers so please friend me on Coffee Time (one of my fave haunts on the Net). You can also find me all over the Internet, so just Google my name.
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I'm excited to be here at the Authors Coffee Corner, but I have a huge secret to divulge (please make sure the wonderful folks at Coffee Time Romance aren't listening). Although I love the smell of coffee, I'm not so enamored of the taste. I'm more of a tea drinker. So long as no one looks too closely at what's in my cup, I should be safe.
Since I'm most comfortable in the corner, doing some people watching, this is actually the perfect place for me. I'm an introvert with extrovert tendencies. I also love to talk about stuff: history, travel, kids, theatre, art, just about anything. What I really need is someone to talk with, so I hope you'll join me.
Writing stories is my passion and thankfully I've got lots of ideas rolling around in my head. I love a good story, no matter what genre or label anyone wants to put on it. My fourth novel, Bone of My Bones, is coming out August 19th from the Wild Rose Press.
Tina Donahue is a multi-published novelist in contemporary, historical and erotic romance. Booklist, Publisher's Weekly, Romantic Times and numerous online reviewers have praised her work. Booklist wrote of her release"Take My Breath Away" 'Fans of Lori Foster will enjoy Donahue's light,
sexy romp.' Romantic Times wrote of her release "Close to Perfect" 'A walk on the wild side for romance readers!' Tina has reached finals and/or placed in RWA-sponsored contests. She was the editor of an award-winning Midwestern newspaper, worked in Story Direction for a Hollywood production company (her work was shown on CBS-TV) and is currently the Managing Editor for a global business document concern.
Tina runs monthly contests and numerous scavenger hunts during her promotional tours. She'd love to hear from you.
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Rachel Donnelly is a Golden Heart and a Golden Pen finalist. She lives in Canada with her husband, two children, and one crazy cat. She fell in love with romance as a teenager and after reading everyone she could get her hands on decided to write some of her own. Come to chat and share your thoughts on everything romance and get some great giveaways. Where falling in love is a delicious, wild adventure!
I love writing stories in which magick, werewolves, shifters, witches, sorcerers, angels, ghosts, and any other supernatural phenomenon, collide with our modern day world, resulting in suspense, mystery, sensual combustion, and unforgettable characters that will keep you coming back for more.
S. Durham is a native Oregonian who currently lives in the Portland, Metropolitan Area with her husband, three children, an independent cat named Lucy, and (the newest addition)...Henry, a toy Maltese with boundless energy. Ocean beaches, mountain forests, and every other facet of the beautiful Pacific Northwest provide a rich mine of inspiration that feeds Ms.Durham’s fertile imagination. She has published three novels, and is currently polishing her forth novel for submission, and diving into her fifth full length novel.
Delphine Dryden writes smart, sexy, contemporary erotic romance that usually features a dash (or a heaping helping) of kink. She also writes science fiction as Del Dryden, and is working on a co-authoring project that will combine her two genres and many more into one big bundle of science, steampunk, erotica, zombies and romance!
For more information about Delphine, including book details, excerpts, blog and more, check out her website and follow her on Twitter:
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Grace Elliot – calls all historical fans!
Grace Elliot leads a double life as a veterinarian by day and author of historical romance by night. She turned to writing as an escape from the emotionally draining side of veterinary work and her debut ‘A Dead Man’s Debt’ is available right here at CTR!
Grace believes intelligent people need to take break from holding the world together and read more romance… and what better escapism than historicals!
So come on, fans of Lisa Kleypas, Gaelen Foley, Georgette Heyer, Mary Balogh, Eloisa James and Stephanie Laurens –be silent no longer! I’d love to meet more like minded people, so let’s get together and start chatting.
Let’s hear it for historicals!
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Although I long ago left the farm for the glamour of the big town, I still draw a lot from my experiences growing up on a small farm in West Central Pennsylvania to write my stories. I love stories with a real characters living real lives and try to write those same kind of stories. I've been married for 20 years and have a teenage son and daughter who are as different as summer and winter. And we are all at the mercy of Penny, one very spoiled rescue cat who thinks she needs to eat breakfast at 1 AM and is scared of the dark. I would love to live in the places I write about and tell everyone I'm a cowgirl at heart stuck in Pennsylvania suburbia. Because I love vampires almost as much as I do cowboys, I also have paranormal romantic suspense published under the pen name Cera duBois. Vist my Website
Need a break from the hot-and-heavy? I like my romance within the overarching plot. If you feel the same, or are just into snarky dragons, half-mad psychics, and taking out zombies with a combination of guts and good sense, come join in and share my worlds.
Lucy Felthouse is a very busy woman! She writes erotica and erotic romance in a variety of subgenres and pairings, and has over 100 publications to her name, with many more in the pipeline. These include several editions of Best Bondage Erotica, Best Women's Erotica 2013 and Best Erotic Romance 2014. Another string to her bow is editing, and she has edited and co-edited a number of anthologies, and also edits for a small publishing house. She owns Erotica For All, and is book editor for Cliterati. Find out more at http://www.lucyfelthouse.co.uk. Join her on Facebook and Twitter, and subscribe to her newsletter at: http://eepurl.com/gMQb9
Leslie C. Ferdinand and her mother, Shirley H. Ferdinand have been writing together since 1991. Under their Christine Holden pen name, Leslie and Shirley sold five books to Berkley/Jove between 1998 and 2001. Their last book, Dearest Beloved, had a foreign edition in Dutch. In between writing, Leslie started Inside Rose Rich Magazine. In 2011, Leslie and Shirley was picked up by D4EO Literary Agency. In June 2011, they began working on Wicked Allure. What began as an unsolicited proposal for Harlequin Blaze ended up becoming their first self-published book.
They are currently working on another book to submit to their agent and the sequel to Wicked Allure.
Born and raised in Manhattan, I have lived in the Boston area since just after the blizzard of 1978, thus missing the opportunity to abandon my car in a snowbank and walk home. I am the daughter of a painter and the mother of three grown sons. An avid science fiction fan, I selected Robert A. Heinlein's "Farmer in the Sky" for my tenth birthday, now long past. I live outside of Boston with my partner and a large number of dogs.
In spite of earning my living as a computer software engineer, I turned to one of my sons to put up the first version of my website, a clear illustration of the computer generation gap. An accomplished flute and piccolo player, I can also write backwards and wiggle my ears. Thanks to my father's relentless hounding, I can still recite the rules for pronoun agreement in both English and French. My articles, poems, and stories have appeared in anthologies and journals such as Melusine, Front Range Review, and All Rights Reserved. My 2010 NaNo novel, Relocated was published by MuseItUp Publishing in July, 2012. and the second Aleyne novel, Broken Bonds in July, 2013. A third novel, Geek Games, came out in November, 2013. I published the book of poems that goes with the Relocated through CreateSpace. My book, The Angry Little Boy will be published by 4RV publishing sometime this year.. I am one of six authors of the poetry anthology, "Lifelines."
I play the flute and the piccolo, but am quite rusty. I recently completed Pat Pattison's songwriting course. One of reasons I took it was because one of the characters in "Broken Bonds" is a musician -- she plays an string instrument called a rill, which I imagine is something like an autoharp. I've written lyrics to songs she's supposed to be singing but not the music. I am presently working on finishing up a fourth Aleyne novel and have started work on a fantasy.
If steamy, sensual romance is your thing, then Sandra Fowke is an author you must meet.
From the moment Sandra Fowke discovered erotic romance she just had to write it. Unsatisfied with category romance and slightly repulsed by erotica and porn, this genre opened up a whole new world to the mousy girl from Brisbane, Australia.
Find out when her next book is coming out, learn more about what a writer's life really is like, read some sexy excerpts and check out her sexy coverart.
Sydney-born Donna Gallagher decided at an early age that life needed be tackled head on. Leaving home at 15 she supported herself through her teen years. In her twenties she married a professional sportsman, her love of sport -- especially rugby league -- probably overriding her good sense.
The seven-year marriage was an adventure. There were the emotional ups and downs of having a husband with a public profile in a sometimes glamorous but always high-pressure field. There were always interesting characters to meet and observe and even the opportunity to live for a time in the UK.
Eventually Donna returned home a single woman, but she never lost her passion for watching sport, as well as the people in and around it.
Now happily re-married and with three sons Donna loves coffee mornings with her female friends, sorting through problems from the personal to the international. But she's on even footing with the keenest man when it comes to watching and talking rugby league.
Donna considers herself something of a black sheep in a family of high achievers. Her brother has a doctorate in mathematics and her sister is a well-known sports journalist.
An avid reader, especially of romance, Donna finally found she couldn't stop the characters residing in her imagination from spilling onto paper. Naturally rugby league is the backdrop to her League of Love Series, published through UK publisher Total-E-Bound, spicy tales of hunky heroes and spunky heroines overcoming adversity to eventually find true love.
Hi. Welcome to the Coffee Corner of award winning, best selling (USA Today Bestseller List among others) author Samantha Gentry. Come on in, grab a cup, kick off your shoes, and relax. We can talk about whatever you'd like.
My reading tastes are eclectic. I enjoy all sorts of books, both fiction and non-fiction. However, I have to admit that once I started writing I found myself reading more non-fiction than fiction because of my research into various subjects.
My writing is a little more focused—erotic romance (contemporary and suspense), contemporary romance, romantic suspense, and mystery. As time permits, I'm trying something new by working on a couple of paranormal stories. In addition to my ebook releases written as Samantha Gentry, I also have a backlist of 21 novels published with Harlequin Intrigue and Silhouette Desire under my other pseudonym. You'll find the list on my website.
On Sunday mornings I post a new blog and have several contests each year on my website (usually something to do with movie trivia). Stop by and leave a comment on my blog about the current weekly subject and don't forget to enter my website contest.
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Nicole Gestalt has been writing erotica for many years. When Nicole is not writing she loves spending her time with her partner, walking and drinking lots of mocha’s, particularly if they have whipped cream on top. Nicole loves hearing from her readers and can be found here and my website.
Romance…by Any Other Name! A bestselling author of over fifty romance novels under my own name and as Dana Ransom and Rosalyn West, I’ve written across all genres from historical and regencies to paranormal and romantic suspense. I’ve even published a movie novelization and had a screen play collaboration made into an indie horror film! Currently, I have a six book dark paranormal series with Pocket that just debuted with MASKED BY MOONLIGHT.
At the keyboard before 5:00 a.m. and a legal assistant from 9-to-5, I have a secret addiction to Net Flix and men with accents and enjoy talking about all aspects of writing and the industry. Let’s chat!
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Please use this text for my group: Stephanie is proud to say she is the mother of two young children by day, and a romance author by naptime. Since the release of her first novel, A Previous Engagement in 2011, she has published three more romance novels and a short story collection. She lives, loves, and writes near Boston, MA, the home of all of her novels.
Kelley’s stories reflect her passion for ancient history, storytelling and the supernatural. She is drawn in particular to the ancient Celts who are shrouded in mystery and associated with the otherworldly realm of the Fae. She spends most of her time daydreaming and recreating long ago places filled with fierce warriors, bold women, otherworldly creatures, romance, conflict and magic. She can be found online
International Best Selling Author Houston Havens will titillate and intrigue you with her seductive stories filled with strong heroes and heroines who conquer worlds and love. Havens weaves myths with scientific facts to create worlds so unbelievably real. Her ability to build characters is so original and palpable it will make you think of them long after you've closed the book. Her fictional world spring to life before your eyes, making you wish you could go there. Her stories keep you wondering what will happen next and are written for both men and women to enjoy.
Hello, name is Missy Jane and I'm a bibliophile. Not only do I read, read and read some more, I also write. My current releases are paranormal romance and erotica. Feeling adventurous? Come take a look at what I have to share. Make reading a guilty pleasure ...*
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Rhonda Jackson Joseph has always been an avid, equal opportunity reader. One of her early forays into writing was during junior high school when she produced numerous romance short stories in which she and her best girlfriends were the heroines. The stories were circulated and garnered quite a following. Thus, she found that romance writing came rather natural to her.
Her focus shifted toward horror writing when the elevated hormone levels in her body during pregnancy brought on terrifying nightmares during the scant hours she could find sleep. The dreams demanded to be placed on paper, and she hoped they would then be exorcised. To no avail, as they never completely disappeared. In fact, they multiplied.
I came, I saw, I wrote about something else entirely. Yes, that about sums up my writing process. I am a multi published author of hot romance, usually with some fantasy, science fiction or paranormal elements thrown in just to make it fun.
I live in the beautiful Okanagan Valley with a bouncy Jack Russell terrier, a cantankerous Himalayan cat and too many fish to count. I spent many years trying to fit in and act normal, but finally gave up the effort. I started writing romance, and my fate was sealed when I won a publishing contract with Red Sage Publishing and just a month later Changeling Press accepted my first submission. Since then I've published more than thirty stories in a variety of sub-genres, all with a happily ever after.
My hobbies, when I'm not playing with the characters in my head, include kayaking, hiking, motorcycles, swimming, skating, karate, playing guitar, singing and of course, reading.
My name is AC Katt and I write m/m and m/m/f romance. I have two series of book right now. One is Indiscreet about a gay BDSM club located in the Mercer and Monmouth County areas of New Jersey. The current book in the series, Bull’s Whip, was released on January 31st by MLR Press. I also have a stand alone short, Flowers and Chocolates which will be released on February 14th , also from MLR.
My second series is a scifi ménage called The Sarrans, the second of the books, Living With Syn, is being released by JMS Books toward the end of February.
I favor water more than coffee, but chocolate is always at the top of my caffeine list. I'd love to sit back and chat with you about any topic you choose. I write romantic suspense, paranormal, urban fantasy, contemporary romances containing spice and humor. I'm multipublished and my mind continues to click off new ideas, fantasies to pursue.
Please feel free to visit my website, or MySpace page, or FaceBook.
Tambra loves to read paranormal, romantic suspense, Mediaeval and Scottish romances. Some of her favorite authors are Sherrilyn Kenyon, Kerrelyn Sparks, Kresley Cole, JR Ward, Michelle Hasker and Rita Thedford.
Tambra writes paranormal romance and adores alpha heroes. She is published by Whiskey Creek Press Torrid and Red Rose Publishing.
For those who love sensual romance, Tambra writes those too, and you can find them under the name Keelia Greer. Two shorts from Highland Press in Blue Moon Magic and Holiday in the Heart. Red Rose Publishing has contracted two paranormal romances.
Tambra/Keelia loves chat and hear from her readers.
I'm a multi-published author of sensuous historical romance and erotic romance. I'm particularly fond of seductively wicked alpha heroes with a taste for spirited, intelligent heroines. My stories are sizzling romances that capture the rich array of emotions that accompany that most fabulous human phenomena – falling in love.
When I'm not writing or researching my next story, I enjoy spending time with my own hero hiking, biking, reading romances and biographies, visiting wineries, or relaxing on the Outer Banks’ beautiful beaches.
As you might guess, I'm a born romantic. I adore a sensuous, passionate love story of desire's transformation to love. Hope you'll check out my releases at my website.
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Welcome to my coffee bar. Key word being bar. Need it spiked, just ask ;) I write women's fiction that ranges from time travel to romantic suspense/thriller and everything in between. My females are sassy and have potty mouths, but their men love them anyway. Heat rating is always around 3 - no erotica for me. Don't mind the writer behind the curtain, I only do what my characters tell me to! Someone has to be in charge of me. I love fan mail and am an open book (no pun intended!) I love questions - writing related or not! I grew up in Hawaii but have lived in MN for the past 20 years. I was pretty much the "Jill" of all trades & I have my characters to show for it. Write what you know rings true, I suppose. Stop in and introduce yourself. I'd love to chat! :)
Eva Lefoy writes and reads all kinds of romance, and is a certified Trekkie. She’s also terribly addicted to chocolate, tea, and hiking. One of these days, she’ll figure out the meaning of life, quit her job, and go travel the galaxy. Until then, she’s writing down all her dirty thoughts for the sake of future explorers.
Sharita Lira writes under Michael Mandrake, Rawiya, BLMorticia, and new muse Veronica Bagby. She writes mostly m/m but also does m/f, m/m/f, and eventually f/f. For more information, please visit as well as her Facebook fanpage, The Literary Triad.
Writer, reader, teacher, mother, friend--but mostly that first thing. My debut novel, In Leah's Wake, began as my master's thesis. Like In Leah's Wake, my novel-in-progress, Nowhere to Run, a psychological thriller, is a family story at heart.
I teach writing at Boston College and blog about writing, publishing and the writer's life at The Art & Craft of Writing Creatively. When I'm not writing, I'm usually with hubby, Dave, and, whenever possible, our grown kids. I also hang out on Facebook and Twitter.
Please join me somewhere online! I love chatting with writers, readers and other fun people!
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I am a multi published author and I write mainly erotic, paranormal romance. Although, really, I just write whatever my characters tell me to. I live in Northern Ireland, where although the scenery is fantastic, our weather leaves a lot to be desired. My natural habitat is the bedroom with a notebook, a cup of tea and copious amounts of chocolate. I'm scatty, disorganised, and easily distracted, so come say hi!
Hello, I’m Hywela Lyn, although I’ve always been called Lyn and am quite happy to answer to that – it’s easier to pronounce than ‘Hywela’! I lived most of my life in Wales, where I was born and raised, and Welsh myths and legends inspired much of my writing. My stories usually take place in that ‘other world’ of fantasy which might be in the far past or the far future but which relies on the heroes and heroine's courage and quick wits to survive the trials before them.
From an early age I had two great loves – books and horses. Nothing has changed, only now I write the stories I love to read and have two real horses of my own, rather than the imaginary ones I had as a child. I love the idea of space travel and starships, but I also like the idea of a tranquil world with little technology and a simple lifestyle. By writing science fantasy I can have it both ways! Come join me for romance that’s ‘out of this world’.
Visit my Web Site for more information about me, my books and my animals. There's also a Newsletter with member only contests. I'd also love you to take a look at my blog My Blog and I am in lots of other places on the web, including: Facebook | Twitter | MySpace
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Nana’s love of all things romance and adventure started with a tattered romantic suspense she borrowed from her cousin on a sultry summer afternoon in Ghana at a precocious thirteen. She’s been in love with kick butt heroines ever since.
With her overactive imagination, and channeling her inner Buffy, it was only a matter a time before she started creating her own characters. Waiting for her chance at a job as a ninja assassin, Nana, meantime works out her drama, passion and sass with fictional characters every bit as sassy and kick butt as she thinks she is. Though, until that ninja job comes through, you’ll find her acting out scenes for hubby and puppy while catching up on her favorite reality television shows in sunny San Diego.
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My name is Chalee Mar and I am a published author of erotica/romance with Latin passion. I live in sunny Florida where you will usually find me getting ready for the next trip to the beach or a water park with my two young daughters.
I also love Salsa dancing, cooking Spanish food, and drinking wine with close friends. I've traveled the Caribbean and like to infuse the heat of the islands, the scent of the ocean, and the passion of the Latin lover into my novels. My first novel, Salsa Nights, is currently #6 on Siren-Bookstrand and I'm looking forward to the next installment in my Club Lava Series.
If you're interested in any more information or have comments or questions, send me a message. I look forward to chatting with you.
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Annette Mardis writes contemporary romance with a lot of heart and a touch of humor. Her Gulf Shore series is set in a fictional west-central Florida beach town where you’ll taste salt on your skin and feel sugary white sand between your toes, the warm sun on your shoulders, and a sea breeze ruffling your hair.
You’ll meet swoon-worthy alpha males who aren’t embarrassed to cuddle a rescued baby dolphin in their muscular arms, and accomplished women looking for an equal partner who thinks that smart is sexy.
You’ll get up close and personal with sea life, join the “snipe and gripe” club for girls’ nights out, and fall in love with a talking parrot who acts like a little boy in a bird suit.
You’ll go behind-the-scenes at the local aquarium and out to the beach to rescue marine animals in distress and to return others to the wild.
And once you visit Gulf Shore, you just may find yourself wishing you could stay.
I invite you to come along on my journey. Wander around my site and see what you may find. I love to hear from my friends, email me and say “Hi”. Or come out and play in Mary's Garden. You’ll find new recipes, meet interesting people. Be sure to leave a comment or two. Please don't be shy.
There are more things in heaven and earth Horatio then are dreamt of in your philosophy. (Shakespeare: Hamlet, Act 1, Scene 5)
While I’ll never be in Shakespeare’s league, I have to agree with the bard—or the ghost, if you’ve read the play—there are more things in heaven and earth than I can dream about, but that won’t stop me from trying to write them down and share them with whoever wants to read them.
Every book is a journey. Sometimes spooky, sexy, angst-y or thrilling, but I love to share the ride.
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Lissa Matthews is a multi-published author who writes for and publishes with Samhain Publishing, Loose Id, and Ellora's Cave. She writes mostly contemporary kinky erotic romance but has dabbled a little with angels and demons and stepped foot in the world of shifters.
You can find more information on her Website, Blog, Twitter, and Facebook.
I am the single mother of two young children, trying to follow her dream. I am passionate for the arts. Some of my favorite pursuits are strolling through art galleries and museums, browsing used bookshops, going to the theater, digging in flea markets, watching scary movies, and of course, reading—devouring books. Reading is my one of my greatest pleasures.
Favorite Genres: Romance, Suspense/Horror, Paranormal/Romance, Urban Fantasy, and Gothics!
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Multi-published Erotic Romance author. She’s finding the happy endings for her characters one steamy story at a time.
When she’s not reading or writing, you can find her caring for her garden, laughing with her two young sons, or dancing to her husband’s music. She’s a PMP (Project Management Professional), Nia instructor, and coffee addict.
As a writer she has a tendency to break hearts, but she always glues them back together.
I am the wife of a retired semi professional footballer, mother, cat lover and writer of sweet romance. I write stories describing small town life, with a backdrop of rolling hills and beautiful landscapes. My stories are contemporary;often combining my interests in the paranormal, comedy and food.
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I create book boyfriends for you to lust after. Fueled by coffee, dreams, and men in kilts, I promise to bring you lots of laughter, sexy fun time, and action that keeps you on the edge of your seat. I write mainly paranormal romance and urban fantasy, but I've dabbled in erotic romance and contemporary romance. I hail from the frozen tundra of Wisconsin where beer and cheese are their own food groups. But a cowboy swept me off my feet and carried me below the Mason-Dixon line to Texas ,where I promptly lost all tolerance for cold and snow. The easiest way to bribe me is anything to do with the Green Bay Packers, Doctor Who, or Joss Whedon.
Welcome! I live and work in New York City, thus explaining
my fascination with urban fantasy and paranormal romance. I
like my coffee strong, smooth and not too sweet, like my
heroines. The Widow's Walk is part of the Unfinished
Business Series-a Cape Cod paranormal romance set in the
historic sea captain's town of Brewster, Massachusetts.
It will be released in late September but for
a sneak preview, check out my short story "Breakwater Beach"
in Haunted: Ten Tales Ghosts. Come on in, visit my
page, and find out how to get a free download of
Linda loves to write sensuous, erotic romances with a fantasy or science fiction flair. Her technique is often described as being as visual as a motion picture or graphic novel. By day she is a Kindergarten teacher, wife, and mother of two who lives in a small south Texas town near the Gulf coast. But at night she delves into alternate or alien worlds filled with daring exploits and hot, heart-pounding sexual encounters.
Included in her accomplishments with Whiskey Creek Press Torrid are ten consecutive Number One Best Sellers, and in March of 2010, Linda was named the Whiskey Creek Press Torrid Author of The Year.
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JoAnne lives in Ohio, and works at a local nursing home. The author of 7 books, JoAnne also canvas paints. JoAnne enjoys time with relatives, and volunteers her time within the community. She is the owner of 4 blogs and enjoys spotlighting fellow authors. She is a member of the International Women’s Writing Guild, Savvy Authors, Coffee Time Romance, Paranormal Romance Guild, True Romance Studios, National Writers Association, the Hocking Hill's Arts and Craftsmen Association, The Hocking County Historical Society and Museum, and the Hocking Hills Regional Welcome Center. JoAnne believes in family values and following your dreams. Her original canvas paintings, can be found here
Deirdre O’Dare is a best selling author at Amber Quill press. Her sizzling hot love stories combine adventure and lots of action-- both between the sheets, on top of them, in the shower or almost anywhere—as well as the danger and extreme lifestyle kind! Her Celtic ancestry comes out in her love of playing with words, her story-telling penchant and her wish to honor the Mother Goddess through writing about all kinds of love! Deirdre writes both straight and GLBT tales, so you can take you pick or just enjoy them all. Her characters tend to pop into her head at odd times and demand she tell their stories. She says they dictate and she writes.
Deirdre also writes milder, PG-13 romance novels as Gwynn Morgan and currently has these books at Amber Quill and Mundania in their Awe-Struck subsidiary. Gwynn’s tales also blend love and adventure and often draw on her background growing up in rural Arizona on a ranch training horses and mules and her later connection to law enforcement through her late husband and the military through a civilian career with the Army and Air Force. Gywnn also writes poetry and has one book of that published with Damnation Books under their Eternal Press imprint. She is also currently working on some memoir projects about her unusual life.
Deirdre/Gwynn’s many hobbies including reading, music--mostly listening, art and crafts, sewing, photography, jewelry making and lapidary, hiking, target shooting, four-wheeling in the desert and mountains and working with dogs. She currently has a Border Collie-Australian Shepherd cross and a little guy who seems to be dachshund and small spaniel. She is also a huge fan of Alaskan and Siberian Huskies-aka “sled dogs” --and the amazing women who race them in the frozen northlands. She is researching and working on a book about this extreme sport of high adventure and the bonds between the women and their teams. See the linked sub-forum, Alaska Calling a Writer to learn more about this!
I think I’d be in the majority if I said I like to see the good guys or girls come out on top, when I read a book or see a movie. Very few of us want to see the bully, the cheater, or the manipulator win. That’s one reason I love to read about people of faith who find the strength to overcome obstacles and defeat the odds against them. Sure, villains make the story more interesting, but should they win -- naw, not in my book. Speaking of books, I wanted my first romance to be in a romantic setting with a bit of suspense with a handsome, strong hero who wins over a headstrong woman who said she’d never date again after her fiancé, a no-good louse, broke her heart.
When I’m not writing or reading I like to swim, walk on the beach and visit with my friends and family. People watching can be fun too.
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Mysti Parker (pseudonym) is a full time wife, mother, writer, and chocoholic. Her first novel, A Ranger's Tale was published in January, 2011 by Melange Books, and the second in the fantasy romance series, Serenya's Song, was published in April 2012. The highly anticipated third book, Hearts in Exile, has already received some great reviews. The Tallenmere series has been likened to Terry Goodkind's 'Sword of Truth' series, but is probably closer to a spicy cross between Tolkien and Mercedes Lackey. She resides in Buckner, KY with her husband, three children, three cats, one dog, three hermit crabs, and a huge aquarium full of mutt fish.
If you like ‘Sweet’ Edge of Your Seat Romantic Suspense/Mysteries you’ve come to the right place. Don’t let the ‘Sweet’ fool you, my books are far from boring. My heroines are strong-willed, often very opinionated, ladies who usually wind up in a big mess of trouble and need a handsome man to come along and bail them out—though they’d never admit to needing the help. As suspense junkie, my ultimate goal in every story is to have the reader so engrossed they're up all night reading.
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Seers, Seraphs, Immortals and more! Urban fantasy meets paranormal romance in the Emerald Seer Series.
I focused primarily on epic fantasy works (under another pen name) until the idea for Storm popped in my head one day. She proved quite stubborn and I simply could not shake her (I think that comes out some in her debut) so Ryder on the Storm was born. I find this series to be a much needed hiatus from my fantasy series and truly enjoy each new development.
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The Danger...The Excitement...The Romance...
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Regina Paul has been writing most of her life, and only entered the hallowed halls of the "published" in July 2005 when her science fiction romance Getting Out Alive was released. To date she has one novel, and 3 novellas available
She has a rather interesting and eclectic set of hobbies, in addition to writing, she enjoys reading, creating 3D artwork, watercolors, and Native American beadwork. Her interests are many and varied, and include such things as anything related to the paranormal, alternative spiritualities, and Native American cultures. Her books reflect these different interests, and all of her books have at least one if not all of them woven throughout the stories. So, if you crave a little danger, excitement and romance mixed with the unusual then stop in and say hello!
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Christina is an ex-pat Brit who now lives in Western Australia with her husband and three children. She is owned by three cats who graciously allow her the occasional spare moment to write hot paranormal romance for Penguin/Berkley Heat as Christina Ashcroft and steamy historical romance for Penguin/Berkley Heat as Christina Phillips.
Christina loves to hear from readers and other writers and you can catch up with what's she's been up to over at her blog and her website. You can also drop her an email anytime.
Hi everyone! Welcome to my Coffee Time Romance Corner. The coffee's always so pull up a chair and get comfortable. I write sweet and inspirational contemporary and historical romance novels, especially the Regency and Tudor era. I love board games and am a compulsive reader of every genre. I'm addicted to chocolate and obsessed with finding good homes for animals with deformities. I'd love to chat with you.
I now find time to write after many years in the business world. I like the paranormal, which I research. I also love writing mystery, page turners that keep you reading. I write every day, and love every minute of it.
I was born and raised in the suburbs of D.C, and now reside in the south with (sometimes) Prince Charming and my overly large (and way too hyper) nutty family. I'm a Walking Dead, True Blood and Lost Girl nut. My fix is coffee and reading.
Little known facts: I've been on the Gordon Elliot Show and have owned ferrets, crawdads, rats, flying squirrels and a barnyard of other animals/critters. No, I did not get any of them. They came to me. Yes, including the crawdads. Did you know they do it missionary? I didn't either but have pictures to prove it.
Truthfully I write all over the board. When I sit to pen a tale, I never truly know what it will be or where it will go. I'm as much along for the ride as anyone else. I can promise there will be quirk, heat and a Happily Ever After.
I'm a member of RomCom Critters on Yahoo, RWA, RWA Chapter Group #213 member and Treasurer 2010, President 2011, Education Chair 2013.
Justus Roux’s long running “Master Series”, which she affectionately calls her BDSM drama, has won the hearts of many readers. She just released the 30th book in the series and plans to write several more books for the series. Her “Dom/sub trilogy”, and “Master of My Heart Series”, plus several single titled books have earned her several outstanding reviews. She has dabbled in the paranormal and fantasy realm with her “Barbarians of Malka series”, “Demon hunter Series”, as well as several single titled novels. Justus’ loves to explore new things, adores music and art, and loves to play the occasional video game and enjoys a good poker game as well. You can check out her work at her websites, www.justusroux.com and www.justusrouxmasterseries.com . You can reach her at email@example.com
Hello! I write contemporary erotic romance with BDSM elements usually set in Washington, D.C.. Expect alpha males and their sassy submissives (who learn not all power in our nation’s capital is wielded by politicians). My book’s themes center on people unafraid and unencumbered by society’s boundaries yet are seeking to become more of themselves. For many years I lived and worked in public relations in Washington. (Oh, the traffic.)
Today I live in the Blue Ridge Mountains with my husband and furry child, a little Westie (he runs the place). I don’t understand people who don’t read, and I’m in awe of anyone who can enjoy downer endings. I cry too easily. If I’m not reading or writing, you can find me indulging at local wineries or twirling in burlesque dance class. Words of wisdom: You’re never too old to start playing with feather boas and fans. I look forward to chatting with you!
I am a fangirl of a lot, but what I love the most is a strong female character. If she has super-powers, well that just adds to the fun. Give me Elizabeth Bennett, Katniss, Buffy (she kicks ass, so she gets included), Pica, Lisbeth Salander, and I am in heaven. I enjoy action and romance stories with characters fighting against incredible odds. Unbalanced is the first book in a series about sisters with elemental powers who must fight against a terrifying destiny of murder and sacrifice.
Please join me in discussing strong female characters, the writing craft, and fandom. I love to chat about books. writing, and what people enjoy reading.
Hello and welcome to my cozy corner of the literary world. My name is D.N. Simmons and I’m the author of the critically acclaimed “Knights of the Darkness Chronicles”. I enjoy writing urban-fantasy and I plan to write other genres in future novels as I love to entertain. I’ve been voted "New Voice of Today" by A Romance Review, "Rising Star" by Love Romance and "Author of the Month" by Warrior of Words.
My novels are dark, sensual, exciting and action-packed with characters that charm, delight and draw you in to each riveting tale. You are sure to be entertained.
To learn more about me and the world I’ve created, please feel free to visit my website. To view the trailer of the KOTDC, click here.
I love to chat and I look forward to connecting with all of you. :)
My debut novel, Turning the Tide, is published by Choc Lit, ‘where heroes are like chocolate – irresistible!’ Winning a tin of chocolate in a national essay competition at primary school inspired me to become a writer, so being published by Choc Lit is something of a dream come true!
Setting off, with my husband, from the east coast in a vintage wooden boat to sail halfway round Britain provided the initial inspiration for Turning the Tide. The sleepy backwaters, quiet anchorages and picturesque harbours, not to mention the characters we met along the way, gave me plenty more to write about!
You can read more about me at christinestovell.com. Do also pop over to my blog for my regular updates about living and writing on the West Wales coast.
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Author of erotic romance and urban fantasy erotica. The Playful Demons is an erotic romance series published with Siren. My demons are very hot and naughty. You will love my version of Hell. Destined for Love is a menage - Three wishes. Two men. One woman, and a very happy ending. The Sexy & Damned series is urban fantasy erotica with a kick ass stripper, a sexy vampire, werewolves, demons, and more.
About me - I am a lifetime lover of the paranormal, sci-fi, and fantasy. My mind constantly wanders into other worlds with dark and mysterious creatures. Vampires, werewolves, demons, and other supernatural creatures are my friends. A few bite, others tempt, and some are hot as hell. Reader beware: I am not responsible for any titillation, increased temperatures, hormonal stirrings, or unusual marks.
If you’re looking for that “different” edge, the exotic point of view of a foreigner, the thrill without the burden of conventions, the sex without necessarily the soppy romance, the erotic book with intelligent and meaningful contents, but mostly if you’re interested in learning about people and their relationships, Laura Tolomei is your author. Whether fantasy, contemporary or historical, her paranormal and world traveling twists will capture with her Italian style, elegance and sensuality, which goes beyond mere writing. If you ever looked for a place to chat not just about me, myself and I or my books, but about music, movies, traveling, cats and just life in general, join Author Laura Tolomei and her group.
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Paige Tyler is a full-time, multi-published, award-winning writer of erotic romance. She and her research assistant (otherwise known as her husband!) live on the beautiful Florida coast with their easy going dog and their lazy, I-refuse-to-get-off-the-couch-for-anything-but-food cat. When not working on her latest book, Paige enjoys reading, jogging, doing Pilates, going to the beach, watching Pro football, and vacationing with her husband at Disney. She loves writing about strong, sexy, alpha males and the feisty, independent women who fall for them. From verbal foreplay to sexual heat, her wickedly hot stories of romance, adventure, passion and true love will bring a blush to your cheeks and leave you breathlessly panting for more!
Look for her stories at Ellora's Cave, Whiskey Creek Press Torrid and Blushing Books.
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If you like accurate historical romances without compromising steamy intimate scenes between vivid and addicting characters, then you've come to the right place. Renee Vincent is a highly energetic author, whose traits are naturally transformed into her writing of face-paced, action-filled, plot-twisting epics in the tumultuous time period of 10th Century.
Her passions include Norse and Irish history, horses, and irresistible, brawny warrior heroes. RÆLIKSEN, her first historical romance that debuted in Dec. 2008, is jam packed with those and more. The sequel, MAC LIAM, due to release in 2010, will not disappoints either, as a love triangle - initially mentioned in RÆLIKSEN - will unfold and completely tantalize.
Come with me to a different place and time...
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Jane has always been a writer. Even when she took a break from it for a few years, she couldn’t keep the stories from filling her head. As an avid romance reader, she finally decided her stories needed to be free, and she started writing again.
Reading and liking all genres of romance; it makes sense that she would write that way too. Her stories range from sweet to erotic, contemporary to paranormal, and a bunch in-between. She loves all romance genres, and all levels of spice.
Jane lives on the east coast of the United States with her loving husband, daughter and their Miniature Dachshund.
Jody Wallace writes fantasy romance as herself, sexy, contemporary romance as Ellie Marvel, and obeys the whims of Meankitty the rest of the time. Come into my parlor to talk fantasy, science fiction, cats, crocheting, crocheted cats, cats who ruin your crocheting, chocolate, coffee, chocolate coffee, cats who try to knock over your chocolate coffee, kids, clothes, collections of stuff you probably don't need, housekeeping (and the best way to fake the housekeeping, considering all those darned collections of stuff you probably don't need), television shows with speculative elements, darling husbands who think if they say more than ten words a day they might run out, and tap dancing.
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Mystery, Romance, Suspense - Yvonne Walus writes Thrillers, Murder Mysteries and Romance set in exotic locations around the globe. Yvonne is an award-winning author of more than 20 books, some of them under her pen-name Eve Summers. Please drop by to chat about books, love, murder, travel and yummy dishes.
Born in England, Margaret moved to the Kent countryside five years ago to get away from the busy life in London. She married with two grown up children and has worked in various fields of work. She is a Clairknowing medium, Crystal Therapist, Parapsychologist and Psychic Development tutor.
She’s been writing over 20 years and has numerous short stories, novels and articles published. Margaret writes romance and paranormals. Incorporating her spiritual experiences, into her books.
Her love for literature extends from writing to reading and is always willing to embrace new ideas and philosophies. She likes nothing more then to sit with a good book in the quiet realms of the countryside, with her dogs, Milo and Chester. A true animal lover, Margaret’s warmth and sensitivity is reflected in her writing.
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Born and raised in Arizona, my travels had been limited to California, Nevada, and New Mexico until I married a man doing a stint in the Army. If the Army offered nothing else, we at least had the opportunity to see a good part of the world. And we found we liked moving around. Our gypsy hearts have kept us on the move in civilian life but we think we've settled down at last on the prairie in northern Arizona. When I'm not at my laptop, I enjoy hiking, motorcycling, fishing, live theater, and baseball.
I’ve been writing most of my life, but didn’t take myself seriously as a writer. I was convinced I was meant to be an artist. Sometime after college, I found more satisfaction filling a blank page with words than an empty canvas with color. I left my paints behind.
I love connecting with readers so feel free to contact me: firstname.lastname@example.org
Who better to warm the sheets then a bad boy with a heart of gold? Edgy, darker erotic romances with alpha heroes and heroines strong enough to tame them. Elise Whyles, writes paranormal erotic romance, contemporary sensual romance, and GBLT (m/m). Her first book, Forsaken Heart will be out April 16th with others to follow in the coming year.
Have you participated in Nanowrite this year? Are you looking to get some feedback on your manuscript or even home your book? Frost Books Group is holding an open pitch session December 2 through 4 on Coffee Time Romance in support of all the Nano Authors this year!
To participate in the pitch session, please post three or four lines of your manuscript for our panel of editors to have a look at. Pick your best hook! We want to get caught in the story. The authors whose hooks we pick will get a request for full manuscript!
This is an open pitch session so we're looking for all genres not just romance, however, if it is romance we're open to all heat levels but it must have and HEA/HFN ending!
The Marketing for Romance Writers motto is "Seek, teach, share, learn, succeed." MFRW is open to the literary community. We teach members marketing and publicity, and work together to provide opportunities. We brainstorm ideas, get feedback, and find others for mutual promotion. We are associated with www.marketingforromancewriters.org The group was founded in 2006 by author Kayelle Allen, and has a staff of over a dozen volunteers. Join us!
To join this group, go here to apply. Click on 'Join Group' next to MFRW. You will receive a notice when your membership has been approved.
Are you a published writer? Or are you looking to get published? We are here to help. We have some wonderful people who volunteered their time and their talents to help you with your quest in this field.
These seminars are free and are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Stop by today.
AZKatz Publishing LLC, is fairly new to the publishing field and is offering those who like to read or write action packed suspense sprinkled with romance and international intrigue, a place to call home. One author on the site, Jay Brenner, had the first book in her trilogy featured in Borders top five picks one month – right before Borders became KOBO (the first book in this trilogy is currently with Evolutionary Publishing). Outside of giving new authors a place to call home, editing and proof reading has been a widely used service. Don’t have time to read and enjoy a full novel? Try the short stories offered in the anthology A.W.O.L. These short stories will make you laugh, cry and sometimes think OH NO! Plans to expand and offer poetry is currently in the works. Thinking about plastic surgery? Try Anatomy of the Pact, to sway one you way or another whether this would truly be a right choice for you. The story is based on a true life experience with those things no one ever tells you about such procedures.
Brenda Cockrum, a proud American, is the owner of AZKatz Publishing, who has experienced many moves over the years, and long ago discovered she was a ‘desert rat’. Although born in West Virginia, she often says she left her heart in Pennsylvania, where she claims the best folks in the world live. Later in life, she concluded if she had a choice of dying from a heat stroke, or shoveling snow, heat had to be the choice. This was behind her motivation to move to the Sonoran desert of Arizona.
Thanks to degrees acquired in computer sciences, she was able to work various information technology jobs. With the exception of a two-year stint in Iraq, and a short run at Holloman Air Force Base, most of her information technology career was spent at Fort Huachuca, in Arizona. She loves the high desert and enjoys hiking whenever the opportunity arises. After almost three decades of trekking to various southeastern Arizona ghost towns, she accumulated many photographs, and notes how quickly these towns are succumbing to the elements. Someday she intends to assemble her research along with the photos she’s taken of the towns and produce her Southeastern Arizona Ghost Town book. After living a few decades in Arizona, she and her husband moved to New Mexico with a wonderful view of White Sands Monument – one of many American wonders. Feel free to visit AZKatz Publishing at: http://azkatz.net
We are a group of erotica and romance writers who love happy endings with a little bit of steam thrown in for good measure. We are also proud to be published with Breathless Press. Stop by and see what's going on in our writing world. Sometimes, we even talk about seafood!
Members: Gina Gordon, Abby Wood, Debra Kayn, Ambrielle Kirk, Fiona Vance, Honoria Ravena, Tara S. Nichols, Kate Richards
An independent epublisher publishing romance in all its subgenres and heat levels. We publish in electronic format, word count between 10,000 words and 60,000, longer works will be looked at on a book by book basis.
Eternal Press publishes quality ebooks and trade paperbacks. We offer a variety of genres from romance and erotica to historicals, thrillers and science fiction; GBLT, women's lit, horror, dark fantasy and more. Ebooks are "green". Eternal Press intends to be involved in the future of reading, both online and off.
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Welcome to our little corner of the Coffee Time Romance & More's Forum! We offer internet promotional services for busy authors. This is the place to find out about any upcoming contests, and promotional opportunities such as sales for example that we as a company will be running, but that's not all...
You can also find out about our authors, their new releases, read their excerpts, find out about their contests, or upcoming events and anything else they (or we <snicker>) might want to share!
So, pull up a chair, grab your coffee, tea or hot chocolate and prepare to be entertained because we have some truly amazing authors. Enjoy!
Sizzling erotic romance and women's erotica - New releases weekly. Come get your fix of shapeshifters and sexy vampires, hot manlove and menage, and interracial/multicultural romance. Check out our forum for news and updates.
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Inspired Romance Novels is an eBook publisher that specializes in romance novels that inspire—healing, hope, and happiness. Books that will make you laugh, make you cry, make you sigh. Romance that packs a punch! If you enjoy an engrossing, emotional love story that will sweep you away, our titles are for you!
Inspired Romance Novels will be publishing heartwarming stories in both traditional and Christian romance genres. We pay royalties (no advance) and do not charge fees. Now accepting submissions!
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This is the book lover's community that has been waiting for you. We love books, just like you do! And, we're all authors under one umbrella - Troll River Publications. What we love about TRP is that we have so much fun! We're Romance authors. Some of us write erotica. One of us writes paranormal romance and even family fiction. Want our latest news and teasers, join us! We're even doing a scavenger hunt so that you can get to know our books, and we can get to know you and what you like!
Whimsical Publications is located in Central Florida, and is registered as a
Limited Liability Company in that state. The company’s fiction line specializes in
Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Suspense, Romance, Young adult
and some Poetry. Other genre will be added at the discretion of the publisher.
Authors who submit to WP can rest assured that they will never have to pay to
have their works published. Not for the editing, nor for the cover design. We are
a royalty paying publisher, not a subsidy publisher. We make our money through
the sale of books, not through services the author pays.
As a small, independent publisher, we take the time to work with our authors. They are an important part of the publishing process and are included throughout. From the designing of their covers to keeping their "voice" during
the editing process, without the author, WP would not be here, and we realize
A limited number of quality titles are added each year. Our novels may not be on
the New York Times bestsellers list, but our authors write with heart and soul.
Check out their information pages. You might just find a new author to follow.
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Looking for advice or opinions for an eBook Reader? Looking for help with the one you have? Having technical issues and don't know where to go? Have you finally budgeted enough money to buy one and just don't know the pros and cons? There are a lot of us out there and you know we all have an opinion (wink). Just ask!
Looking for tips that will help you with promos and not put you throught the ringer? Then you have found the place from e-books to paperbacks. Each week you will find a tip that will change your promo world.