Archive for the ‘ Authors We Enjoy ’ Category

Writer to Watch: John Van Roekel

Normally, when I see those "Writer to Watch" interviews in glossy magazines, I cynically wonder how much money those authors had to shell out to big-deal publicists to get them featured in said magazine. But recently I was flipping through a local publication and spotted a familiar face. It belonged to John Van Roekel, author of a trio of historical fiction books, and he was being featured as a Continue Reading...

Top 10 Best Books to Stick It To The Man

BookRiot recently posted a list of 17 Books That Sell Way Too Fast at Used Bookstores, which I found fascinating. In particular, I found it curious that this list did not more closely overlap with another list I'd previously read, which contained the Most Frequently Stolen Books (this isn't the list I read, but here's a list of Most Commonly Stolen Books that includes both libraries and Continue Reading...

From Prussia With Love: An interview with Tina Christopher

Clara Redbeck has one goal: to prove to the sods at work—and to herself—that the best man for the job can be a woman. To do that, she must prevent a traitor from blowing London to bits. If only the dashing first mate of the dirigible she’d been tasked to plunder didn’t set her aflame. Garrett Dewhurst has one goal: to execute the coup of a lifetime. His plans do not include a spanking Continue Reading...

The Convenient Wedding: An interview with Susie Warren

A reluctant socialite is pulled into a scandal and must choose between her families’ reputation and her future happiness. Lucia Montgomery is from an old and powerful political family in Connecticut and desperately wants to shed her reputation as a superficial socialite. Against her family’s wishes, she seeks a position working for a fiercely contested political campaign and the dark Continue Reading...

Risky Business: An interview with Dena Garson

Two coworkers are brought together when an embarrassing bet is brought to light at the annual office party. Mia worries her trust in Jake, the company playboy, may place her heart and reputation at risk. An excerpt from Risky Business “And off they go,” Mia mumbled as she watched her traitorous friends weave their way across the room, leaving her alone with Jake. She turned and looked Continue Reading...