Interview and Giveaway: The Bride Wore Denim by Lizbeth Selvig

This morning Lizbeth Selvig dropped by to answer a few questions in celebration of the release of The Bride Wore Denim.  Check it out!

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Describe yourself in five words or less.

[Lizbeth Selvig] Friendly, Empathetic, Superchatty, Extraverted, Loyal

[Manga Maniac Cafe] What’s one thing you won’t leave home without?

[Lizbeth Selvig] I never leave home without a notebook and at least five pens in my purse. I don’t know why the pens except that I’m kind of a pen/pencil slut—I love them. Plus, you never know when someone might need one! My notebook is my safety net for ideas or observations since I won’t remember things I think of without writing them down. It’s also right there if I’m somewhere boring and I find I have few minutes to write!

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Spotlight and Giveaway: Frisk Me by Lauren Layne

This morning I have a spotlight and giveaway for Frisk Me by Lauren Layne
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New York’s Finest #1
Lauren Layne
Releasing July 28th,2015
Forever Romance
After a photograph of Luc Moretti saving a tourist hits social media, he instantly becomes New York’s most famous and beloved cop. When a major network decides to run a special on the “American Hero,” Luc’s boss gives him no choice but to cooperate in the name of good exposure for the department. Luc doesn’t mind the celebrity status-what he does mind is the gorgeous brunette journalist who’s been assigned to follow his every move. Especially since she also happens to be the same knockout that rejected him rather publicly the week before. Read more

Spotlight and Giveaway: Close to Heart by TJ Kline

This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway for Close to Heart by TJ Kline.

Close to Heart
Healing Harts #3

By: T.J. Kline

Releasing July 14, 2015.

Avon Impulse


It only took an instant for her world to come crashing down…but Heart Fire Ranch is a place of new beginnings, even for those who find their way there by accident

As the only veterinarian in town, Justin Hart doesn’t have time to think about romance. So when A-list actress Alyssa Cole crashes her car outside his clinic, it’s entirely unexpected when there’s a spark between them he can’t ignore. Still, she’s a movie star, and he’s just a small town cowboy.

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Spotlight and Giveaway: Not So New in Town by Michele Summer

This morning I have a spotlight and giveaway for Not So New in Town by Michele Summers. Enjoy!


Today we are pleased to sit down with Lucy Doolan and Brogan Reese, the hero and heroine in Michele Summer’s latest, Not So New In Town (July 2015). Lucy and Brogan are going to answer a question about their relationship and tell us a bit more about themselves!

What day of your relationship would you most like to experience again?

Lucy: The night we danced together for the first time at the Rolling Pin…it just felt right.

Brogan: The first day I found Lucy on the side of the highway next to her broken down car. I’d been feeling sorry for myself and she made me smile…it felt like coming home.

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Review: The Real Romero by Cathy Williams

May Contain Spoilers


Milly isn’t having a good day.  Her refuge for the next two weeks has been yanked out from under her, and instead of working as a chalet girl for a rich couple and their kids, she’ll be heading back home to face her friends’ pitying glances.  After catching her fiancé doing the nasty with her best friend, she’s lost a lot of confidence in herself, as well as her dreams for the future.  The temporary position in France was going to get her out of London long enough for her loser ex, Robbie, and her former BFF to clear out of her place, and allow her to squeeze in a little ski time, too.   Convincing her boss to let her stay in the chalet overnight to get some sleep before heading back home, Milly meets Lucas, a guy she assumes is a ski instructor.

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Spotlight: Hot Nights with the Fireman by Lynne Silver

I have a spotlight for Hot Nights with the Fireman by Lynne Silver this morning.

About Lynne Silver

Romance author, Lynne Silver, writes the popular Coded for Love series and other hot contemporary romance novels, such as Love, Technically.  Before writing romance, she wrote fiction of a different sort, drafting press releases for technology corporations. Washington DC is her home (non) state, where she resides with her husband and two sons.

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Review: His Defiant Desert Queen by Jane Porter

May Contain Spoilers


I read His Defiant Desert Queen because it was included in the Harlequin Presents bundle that I borrowed from the library.  I randomly checked it out because it also included a Caitlin Crews title.  I didn’t read any of the descriptions prior to  gobbling them up, and I definitely had mixed success with this collection.  I had so many reservations about this title, my first by Jane Porter.  Though I ultimately enjoyed it, I had to resist the very strong urge to DNF it at the beginning.

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