Monthly Archives: March 2011

Searching for Aha: An Editor’s Guide to Unpredictable Writing

by Keyren Gerlach, Associate Editor, Romantic Suspense Certain things are guaranteed when one picks up a romance novel: there will be a hero and a heroine (in most cases), and in spite of both internal and external forces conspiring to … Continue reading »

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Family Ties are Tested in Chesapeake Shores

by Sherryl Woods, author of Driftwood Cottage (Mira Books) In this spring’s latest additions to the Chesapeake Shores series, the strong family ties of the O’Briens are tested in ways they never imagined possible, starting right off in Driftwood Cottage, … Continue reading »

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The best fiction is what we know to be true

by Rick Mofina, author of In Desperation (Mira, April 2011) A thread woven into my stories about crime reporter Jack Gannon is the heartbreak he bears for his sister Cora. When Cora was seventeen she ran away from their blue-collar … Continue reading »

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Kristan Higgins Interview and Road Trip Prize

HQN author Kristan Higgins is back this year with a brand new release, My One and Only, which has already earned her a Perfect 10 review from Romance Reviews Today. The reviews from book bloggers are coming in as well, … Continue reading »

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Back in the Coffin Again

By Jennifer Armintrout (@JArmintrout), author of American Vampire (Mira Books) When I finished writing my first series, Blood Ties, a vampire urban fantasy, I wanted to get the heck away from vampires. I was tired of remembering to switch up … Continue reading »

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Harlequin Medical Romance Debut Author Annie Claydon Gets The Call!

Editor’s Note: We announced a few weeks ago that Harlequin Medical Romance acquired a new author through the August fast-track initiative. I’m pleased to give you today Annie Claydon’s story in her own words! You’ll see more of Annie as … Continue reading »

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Loving the June Harlequin Covers

Part of what I love about my job is that I get to see the covers in all their shiny goodness before everyone else does, save for the art directors, the authors, the editors, the production team…okay, a lot of … Continue reading »

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Ten Truths From The Beauty Brains You Didn’t Know About Your Cosmetics

If you haven’t met the Beauty Brains yet, you’ve probably got frizzy hair. Kidding! But really, the Brains really know their beauty, which is why it’s a no-brainer to read their upcoming book, Can You Get Hooked On Lip Balm? … Continue reading »

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Harlequin Celebrates the Royal Wedding of the Century with New eBook Collection

We’re all very excited at Harlequin HQ about the wedding of Prince William of Wales to Catherine Middleton. I wasn’t around to see the marriage of Prince Charles and Princess Diana (having been born in 1985), so this truly is … Continue reading »

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Linda’s Favorite Western Movies & TV Series

Editor’s Note: Last week the Queen of Cowboy Romance, Linda Lael Miller sent us her top tunes to get cowboys on the brain. This week, she’s sent us even more cowboy culture: her favorite Western movies and TV shows. I … Continue reading »

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