Dear Readers: I was a huge fan of the late Helen MacInnes back in the day, and when Liz Mc2 blogged recently about Friends and Lovers, it made me think of MacInnes’ other non-espionage novel. I downloaded a sample and was instantly… more
Court orders Twitter to identify anonymous users – When some Twitter users alleged that a corporation encouraged domestic violence, claiming the CEO paid for sex, the corporation sued, with the expected subpoena served on Twitter to reveal the identities of… more
Alex by Sawyer Bennett. $ .99 AMZN | Apple From the Jacket Copy: USA Today bestselling author Sawyer Bennett scores big-time with the first novel in a sexy new series hot enough to melt the ice. Hockey star Alexander Crossman… more
Welcome to First Page Sunday. Individual authors anonymously send a first page read and critiqued by the Dear Author community of authors, readers and industry others. Anyone is welcome to comment. You may comment anonymously. You can submit your own… more
This past week an author who writes young adult books as well as erotic romances posted a Kickstarter weeks after the release of her latest YA novel. The novel failed to have a strong buy-in from retailers and because of… more
Angel of Skye by May McGoldrick. $ .99 From the Jacket Copy: Winner of the Holt Medallion for Best Historical Romance From the wild shores of the Scotland’s Western Isles to the bloody fields of France to the glittering courts… more
Dear Ms. Gabaldon, It’s fair to say that reading Outlander however-many-years-ago was what turned me into a romance reader. I had had fitful encounters with the genre before, as a teen, but it was Outlander that made me OBSESSED with… more
The news of this leaked two days ago when Amazon posted this and then took it down, but the internet remembers forever. Cached pages showed Kindle’s new subscription service called Kindle Unlimited. Amazon has now launched the service. It is… more
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SPOILER WARNING: If you haven’t read the other books in the Rules of Scoundrels series, you might not want to read this, especially if you don’t want to be spoiled about Chase’s identity. Dear Ms. MacLean, First, let’s rebel… more