Dear Ms. Cassidy, I knew, from the first time I picked up one of your books, that your novels and I would be the best of friends. There was just something about the myriad of characters – from the motherly… more
Dear Ms. Bartlett, Every time I see your heroine’s name, “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” starts playing in a continuous loop through my brain. Granted, in no way, shape or form can Gloriana Sinclair be compared to the deity… more
What I’m thinking about … why big books are back – Kirsty Gunn at The Guardian says that big novels are back and that for publishers it means that they can ask more from the reader – more pages, more… more
William Shatner calls out Reddit for racism and hate mongering – Reddit is a site that is full of the cutest cat and dog pictures, viral videos at their inception, and interesting question and answer sessions with famous people. Bill… more
A Black Tie Affair begins a series about the Smith sisters who are famously as beautiful as the “Cushing, Bouvier, and Miller sisters.” The Smith sisters have had a long history with the Clayworth’s of Chicago, the last event being the hasty termination of their father, former treasurer of the Clayworth department store. There are rumors that Mr. Smith was let go because of something shady and this only serves to foster negative feelings by the Smiths toward the Clayworths, or so we are told.
Athena Smith fell in love with Drew Clayworth and he with her. When his parents died in the Fastnet sailing race, Athena was there for him. Drew felt that Athena had betrayed him and their relationship ended.
I’ve mentioned before that the contemporary romances that doesn’t feature vampires, campy vampires, werewolves, immortal peril, mortal peril, suspense out the wahoo, or extraordinary extraterrestrial extraneous circumstances seem to be fewer and far between. Every now and again I hear… more
Dear Ms. Alexander: One thing that continually frustrates me in romance is the idea that readers will only find one type of male heroic. To wit, that only the alpha male, stern and unyielding, can make the loins aquiver and… more