Archive for the ‘Quacking About’ Category

SPOTLIGHT: Anne-Marie Casey

Tuesday, April 1, 2014 1:00 No Comments

Anne-Marie Casey was a script editor and producer of prime time television drama for ten years before becoming a writer full time. She has written scripts for films and television series in the UK and Ireland and her stage adaptation of Little Women enjoyed a sell-out run with rave reviews. So given her background in [...]

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SPOTLIGHT & EXCERPT: Theirs to Cherish by Shayla Black

Friday, March 21, 2014 12:00 No Comments

Theirs to Cherish is the eighth contemporary erotic romance in bestselling author Shayla Black‘s Wicked Lovers series. Shayla is the USA Today bestselling author of more than 30 sizzling contemporary, erotic, paranormal, and historical romances. She lives in Texas with her husband, munchkin, and one very spoiled cat. In her “free” time, she enjoys reality TV, reading, [...]

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DUCK FLASH: Ready for a Great Deal?

Thursday, March 13, 2014 19:35 No Comments

This just in… If you love contemporaries filled with fun and sexy banter, then we have a deal for you!

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RIP Trish Jensen

Tuesday, February 18, 2014 23:20 2 Comments

Romance authors and readers have lost a friend and larger-than-life writing talent. Patricia “Trish” Graves Jensen, 54, of Reedsville, Pennsylvania, died February 17, 2014, at Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College. Born February 24, 1959, in Pittsburgh, she was the daughter of Herb and Nancy (Greenawalt) Graves, who survive in State College.

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SPOTLIGHT & EXCERPT: Maya Banks

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 13:00 No Comments

Maya Banks is the #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today and bestselling author of the Surrender Trilogy. Her other chart toppers have included erotic romance, romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and Scottish historical romance. She lives in the South with her husband, three children and a variety of pets. Visit her online at her [...]

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GUEST BLOG: Fast Friendships by Kathryn Craft

Thursday, February 6, 2014 8:00 No Comments

I believe in the possibility of fast friendships. When conditions are right, friendships can both develop quickly and hold “fast” over time. I explore the key role such relationships can play in my debut novel, The Art of Falling.

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Alexis Morgan Winner!

Wednesday, February 5, 2014 13:00 1 Comment

We enjoyed having Alexis Morgan with us recently to talk about the latest book, More Than a Touch, in her new Snowberry Creek series.

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Lauren Jameson Winners!

Monday, February 3, 2014 13:00 2 Comments

My apologies, I thought I had wrapped up all of our 2013 giveaway winners by the end of last year, but one got by me! So our thanks go out to NAL and Lauren Jameson for giving us a chance to help celebrate the release of Breathe. 

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EXCERPT: More Than a Touch by Alexis Morgan

Thursday, January 16, 2014 13:00 2 Comments

I always enjoy reading about characters from small-town America. Maybe because I’m from a small town – born, raised, and currently living in one. Where everyone knows your name, your business, your family and heaven knows what else. As far as I’m concerned, that’s the best way to live, because even though those folks may [...]

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GUEST BLOG: One Character, Multiple Roles . . . by Alexis Morgan

Thursday, January 16, 2014 8:00 5 Comments

Let me start off by saying I love Leif Brevik, the hero in my latest Snowberry Creek book. I confess that I fall a little bit in love with the hero in every book I write. After all, I spend a lot of time in their company over the months it takes to tell their [...]

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DUCK CHAT: Espionage the Romance Way with Alyssa Alexander

Tuesday, January 14, 2014 9:00 2 Comments

Despite being a native Michigander, Alyssa Alexander is pretty certain she belongs somewhere sunny. And tropical. Where drinks are served with little paper umbrellas. In the meantime, she’s inviting us to take a ride with her into Regency England where Julian Travers, Earl of Langford, fights the battle between love and espionage in her debut [...]

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EXCERPT: Track Limits by MA Ford

Thursday, January 9, 2014 13:00 No Comments

MA Ford‘s Track Limits brings European motorsport to life in a way I’ve rarely seen in contemporary fiction. The excerpt I’ve chosen to share with you all comes from the chapter ‘Spa Francorchamps’ in which the heroes, Mark and Jordan, have joined up with Mika and Matteo – the drivers of their team’s number two [...]

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EXCERPT: If Wishes Were Earls by Elizabeth Boyle

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 13:00 No Comments

I’ve been really enjoying Elizabeth Boyle‘s Rhymes With Love series, and it’s been a great pleasure for me to review the two most recent installments: Have You Any Rogues (reviewed in December) and If Wishes Were Earls (reviewed earlier today). This book, the third full-length novel in the series, gives us a deeper insight into [...]

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GUEST BLOG: Behind the Dedication by Elizabeth Boyle

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 8:00 No Comments

Last spring, when I was on book tour, I was in Houston and met a lovely young woman by the name of Tiffani Storck. She confided to me that she longed to do exactly what I was doing, and I was so touched by her enthusiasm that I dedicated the book that I had just [...]

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EXCERPT: A Lady Risks All & A Lady Dares by Bronwyn Scott

Sunday, January 5, 2014 13:00 No Comments

If you’re always looking for strong heroines in your romance, look no further than Bronwyn Scott’s books. Especially in her latest releases, A Lady Risks All and A Lady Dares. These women rely on themselves, no backup from any corner of the aristocracy, and they make life an adventure all on their own. And when [...]

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