Welcome to An Unholy Affair, the second full length novel in my new Foxbrooke series! Set in Somerset (where I live), it’s got a female vicar, a male escort, awful enemies, fabulous friends, and part-time pig farming!
In the run up to the start of the Foxbrooke series, I wanted to write a short story prequel that sets up the world. Often when authors do this, book one of the series is a second chance romance, and the prequel is where the characters first meet. But the first book in the Foxbrooke series, Love ad Lib, is a fake relationship story so I had to do something a little different…
I love the diversity of romance novels and this month I’ve got three very different books for you which are all absolutely fabulous in their own unique way. Saint Dick is a phenomenal Christmas romance that should be read at ANY time of the year, Chaos is my Brand is one of the most intelligent and vibrant books I have ever read, and Alien Exile is yet another beautifully written, page-turning, heart wrenching book from Ursa Dax. I loved them all and can’t wait to share my reviews with you!
Musical Games is the fourth and final novel in the Kinloch series, and, like Kissing Games, has had an unusual gestation. Sam and Jamie’s story originally featured in Hollywood Games, but when we were going through years of edits, my editor and I decided that they deserved their own book. So I removed some of the extra detail about them getting together from Hollywood Games to put in Musical Games. Musical Games reads perfectly as a standalone, but if you want more context, and some fabulously funny and sexy books, then check out the rest of the Kinloch series first! Originally Sam and Jamie’s story was going to be number…
In this book review blog I’ve got two new authors for you and one of my all time favourites. We’re heading into the world of high end art theft, camping in the wilds of Oregon, and taking a road trip across Australia in ‘The Shaggin Wagon’. These three books are absolutely fabulous romance reads and I hope you love them as much as I do. So, keep your valuables within sight at all times, slap on the sunscreen, and get ready for some glorious grumpy/sunshine!
This week’s blog pie is two thirds virgin, and one third seven foot blue alien, with three incredibly diverse and fabulous romance reads for you to get your teeth into. In Beard Science by Penny Reid, a shy and anxious virgin blackmails the baddest boy in town. In Escort, a reclusive virginal princess in a modern fairy-tale tower hires an escort to, er, well you can imagine. And in Bonded to the Alien Warrior, a woman discovers she shares a ‘sol’ bond with a battle-hardened soldier on an assaination mission. These books are funny, dreamy, and packed with enough action and romance to keep you satisfied for days.
Christmas Chaos in the third and final novel in volume one of Evie and Kelly’s Holiday Disasters series. It contains two novellas, set at Christmas time, one following Rory and Zoe from Evie’s Kinloch series, and the other following Tabi and Bax from Kelly’s LaChappelle/Whittier Winery Series. For both of us, it was a wonderful opportunity to revisit some of our favourite characters, introduce them to a new audience, and give their fans a peek into their happy ever after. Christmas Chaos reviews It’s been so fantastic reading the responses to our Holiday Disasters series and the people who love reading more about Rory and Zoe, and Tabi and Bax.…
When this comes to finding characters for my stories, I usually don’t have a problem. I think about an idea for someone, and then look at what events in their culture or childhood have shaped them the way they are. Then I ask what their wants and needs are at the start of the story and how I can make it difficult for them to achieve what they desire.
Every writer has their process, their way of getting from an idea in their head to words on a page. The first draft is one of the biggest milestones in the publishing process and I wanted to share how I got to the first draft of book three in the Kinloch series.
Beta readers come in lots of different forms, and authors have their own definitions of what makes one, but essentially, a beta reader is someone who reads your work before it is published and offers their opinion. I’ve used beta readers in many ways and have found them absolutely instrumental in my writing process.