Guest Post – Top Ten Hero New Year’s Resolutions for 2014 by Jackie Ashenden

Jackie Ashenden is our special guest this morning! Check out her Top Ten Resolutions as dictated by her heroes.

Top Ten Hero New Year’s Resolutions for 2014 by Jackie Ashenden

Hi and thanks for having me on the blog! Today I bring you a list of New Year’s resolutions as decided by each of my heroes from a selection of my books

They don’t ask for much these guys, but you can pretty much guarantee that each resolution isn’t going to last the year…. 🙂

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Guest Post: Top Ten Things I’m Most Grateful For Since Becoming a Published Author by Victoria James

Please give Victoria James a warm welcome this morning! She dropped by the virtual offices to share a Top Ten list!

This has been a year of much excitement and many firsts! As I look back on my first year as a published author, I think back to all the people/things that have made this such a special year. These are all publishing/writing relating things (in case you’re wondering why my family isn’t mentioned here ;-)).

Top Ten Things I’m Most Grateful For Since Becoming a Published Author:

10. Coffee. I don’t think I need to explain that one!

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Meet Lily Teagarden from Emily Greenwood’s Gentlemen Prefer Mischief and Giveaway


Thank you very much for having me here today to celebrate the release of GENTLEMEN PREFER MISCHIEF! I’m excited that my heroine, Lily Teagarden, has been invited for an interview.

[Manga Maniac Café] Thank you both for stopping by!  Can you please describe yourself in five words or less:

[Lily Teagarden] Respectable, dedicated, hopeful, disciplined, practical

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Can you share a typical day in the life of Lily Teagarden?

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Novella Review: Revenge of a Chalet Girl by Lorraine Wilson

Revenge of a Chalet Girl: HarperImpulse Contemporary Romance Novella

May Contain Spoilers


I was a bit disappointed with Revenge of a Chalet Girl.  I really enjoyed the story until Josh’s fiancée arrives in town, and then I was so irritated with him for letting her take advantage of him.  Amy’s behavior also borders on  stalkerish, and some of her decisions made me cringe.

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Merry Christmas!

Our Christmas got off to a rough start, and I had to take Bumble to the local doggie ER.  He ate something he shouldn’t have, and I was concerned, so I rushed him up to see the vet.  Two hours, an examination, and a couple of shots later, he appears to be doing better, but we’ll be staying home today and chilling with the dogs.  It’s given me a chance to try out my new Disney coffee mugs, as well as take a couple of naps with the puppers and read.

I hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and Happy Holiday.  Enjoy your day, your family, and all of those cookies, candies, and cake you keep trying not to eat.  You can always hit the treadmill tomorrow!

I took the picture  above at Disney World – this is from the gingerbread display at the Contemporary Resort.

Series Spotlight–Legal Heat by Sarah Castille and Giveaway



Legal Heat series, Book 1
Samhain Publishing (April 23, 2013)


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Passion this hot should be illegal.

Katy Sinclair made it to the brink of partnership at her high-powered law firm with hard work, dogged determination, and the ruthless self-discipline to cultivate a conservative public image. But when she follows an evasive witness into a sex club, she can’t deny herself a red-hot sexual encounter with the seductive bartender who sets her body on fire. She’s sure no one will ever know about her indiscretion —until she walks into the courtroom to find her dirty little secret is the opposing counsel in the most important case of her career.

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