Dear Ms. Valentine, I first came across your YA historical novel, The Girls at the Kingfisher Club, when The Book Smugglers reviewed it. Hapax also raved about it in our Open Thread for Readers for September. Everything I heard about this novel, especially that it was a Jazz Age set ... more >
This was such a rough reading year for me, I was surprised to see my overall total was 469 books, including audiobooks, novellas and short stories. It made much more sense when I realized that 208 of those were DNFs. So my actual total for the year so far is ... more >
Bounty hunter Bret Sterling kills Rufus Petty, thief and murderer, less than ten feet away from a frightened, half-starved woman. Rufus should have surrendered. The woman should have kin to help her. But Rufus went down shooting, and the woman has no one. Bret figures by the time he finds ... more >
Welcome to the Promotional Thread for Authors. What’s this you say? I read quite a few blogs outside the romance blogosphere and many of the big ones have a daily open thread where the commenters drive the bus. The rules for Author Promo Night Open Thread are as follows: The ... more >
Got a book you want to talk about? Frustrated with a book or series? In love with a new one? Found a buried treasure? An issue that keeps popping up in the books you are reading? Just want to chat about stuff in general?
Dear Josh Lanyon: Fair Game was one of my first reviews for Dear Author and it remains one of my favorite romance reads. When I heard you were planning to write a sequel, I was both thrilled and apprehensive. Thrilled because I looked forward to spending more time in the ... more >