This July marks the release of Do Not Forsake Me, Rosanne Bittner’s long-awaited sequel to her beloved title Outlaw Hearts. To celebrate, we’re pleased to welcome father and son Jake and Lloyd Harkner, who have agreed to sit down with us today to answer a few questions about their relationship and the impact it has on this latest release.
What is your earliest memory of your father?
JAKE: You don’t want to know. I refuse to talk about the man. I was raised by Satan.
LLOYD: Earliest memory is very vague. My dad was hanging on to me and there was a lot of shooting.
Title: Do Not Forsake Me
Author: Rosanne Bittner
Series: Outlaw Hearts, #2
Pubdate: July 7th 2015
ISBN: 9781492612810 Read more
Samantha Grace dropped by the virtual offices to celebrate the release of The Best of Both Rogues!
Hi, everyone. I’m Samantha Grace, RITA-nominated author of the historical romance series, Rival Rogues. Today I’m very happy to be joined by Benjamin Hillary, the hero of my latest novel, THE BEST OF BOTH ROGUES, and his rival for Miss Eve Thorne’s affections, Sir Jonathan Hackberry. In a moment, we’ll have Miss Thorne join us for a quick round of The Regency Dating Game.
Sir Jonathan: Dating? As in determining the age of archaeological specimens?
This morning I have a spotlight and giveaway for How to Marry a Royal Highlander by Vanessa Kelly!
How to Marry a Royal Highlander
The Renegade Royals # 4
By: Vanessa Kelly
Releasing June 30, 2015
Illegitimate yet thoroughly irresistible, the Renegade Royals are leaving behind their careers as daring spies for the greatest adventure of all… Read more
May Contain Spoilers
This is another .99 Harlequin manga that I nabbed from Amazon. An Uncommon Abigail would have received a higher grade if it had been the complete story, but there are a lot of loose ends that need to be tied up. I am assuming those will be tied up in The Prodigal Bride. When I purchased this, I did not realize that it is not complete in one volume, and there is no mention of that fact in the manga itself. I had to use Google-fu and Amazon to track down the next volume. (The Fortune Hunter is the first volume – it took me even longer to figure that out! I only managed that because I finally located the original book the manga is adapted from.) Read more
This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway for Put Up Your Duke by Megan Frampton!
Put up Your Duke
Dukes Behaving Badly #2
By: Megan Frampton
Releasing June 30, 2015
He was once happily bedding and boxing, but in the newest DUKES BEHAVING BADLY novel, Nicholas Smithfield has inherited a title and a bride…
To keep his estate afloat, the new Duke of Gage must honor an agreement to marry Lady Isabella. Stunningly beautiful, utterly tempting, she’s also a bag of wedding night nerves, so Nicholas decides to wait to do his duty-even if it means heading to the boxing saloon every day to punch away his frustration. Read more
May Contain Spoilers
I haven’t read a historical romance featuring Native American protagonists in a long time, so I snapped this up from the library. When I was younger, I used to eat these up. Ride the Wind, Nakoa’s Woman, Only Earth and Sky Last Forever – if it featured Native Americans, it ended up on my wish list. There were so many of them published in the 80s and 90s, and then – nothing! Regencies took over, I read more fantasy and comic books, and that was the end of that reading phase of my life. Read more
This morning I have an excerpt and giveaway for A Good Rogue is Hard to Find. Enjoy!
A Good Rogue is Hard to Find
The Lords of Worth # 2
By: Kelly Bowen
Released April 28th, 2015
HE THOUGHT HE’D SEEN IT ALL . . .
The rogue’s life has been good to William Somerhall: He has his fortune, his racehorses, and his freedom. Then he moves in with his mother. It seems the eccentric Dowager Duchess of Worth has been barely skirting social disaster-assisted by one Miss Jenna Hughes, who is far too bright and beautiful to be wasting her youth as a paid companion. Now home to keep his mother from ruin, William intends to learn what’s afoot by keeping his friends close – and the tempting Miss Hughes closer still. . . .
UNTIL HE MEETS HER Read more
This morning I have a spotlight and giveaway to celebrate the release of Mia Marlowe’s Never Resist a Rake.
Title: Never Resist a Rake
Author: Mia Marlowe
Series: Somerfield Park #2
Pubdate: June 2nd, 2015
Can he fool his new family?
John Fitzhugh Barrett, surprised to learn he is heir to a marquessate, is determined his new status won’t mean giving up his freedom. But as families from all over England descend upon Somerfield Park for the shooting season, their unmarried daughters are lining up to bag the newest trophy buck—him.
Or is he only fooling himself? Read more