Interview with Tamara Hughes, Author of Once Upon a Masquerade and Giveaway!

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Good morning, Tamara!  What’s one thing you won’t leave home without?

[Tamara Hughes] My purse. While it isn’t huge, it isn’t small either. The need to take it must be a carryover from when my kids were small. I feel the need to always be prepared for God knows what to happen. So I’ve got band-aids and candies and Advil, tissues, chap stick – I think I even have a granola bar in there right now.

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Interview with Elizabeth Michels, Author of Must Love Dukes and Giveaway!


Please welcome Elizabeth Michels to the virtual offices this morning!

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

[Elizabeth Michels] I’m a picker. I’m a grinner. I’m a lover and I’m a sinner…oh wait, that’s Steve Miller, not me. I’m an effervescent, short girl in heels. *waves hello to everyone* Thank you for having me over for the day!

[Manga Maniac Cafe] Thank you for getting up so early to chat with us!  Can you tell us a little about Must Love Dukes?

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Meet Wendy Drew from What the Groom Wants by Jade Lee and Giveaway!

Please welcome Wendy Drew to the virtual offices this morning!

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

[Wendy]  Love to bargain. Life needs balance, you understand, but who can resist a good bargain?

[Manga Maniac Café] Can you share a typical day in the life of Wendy Drew?

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Guest Post–5 Things Never to do Aboard a Pirate Ship



Today I have a special guest!  Please welcome Pandora Wyatt, who will give guidance on what NOT to do on a pirate ship.

Five Things Never to do Aboard a Pirate Ship

Written by Pandora Wyatt from

TANGLED HEARTS by Heather McCollum

Hello! My name is Pandora or Dory (which I prefer as the latter refers to the infamous box). I was raised upon the pirate ship, Queen Siren, captained by my adopted father, Captain Bartholomew Wyatt. Before my mother died after giving birth to me aboard his ship, she pleaded with him not to take me back to England. Despite his roguish appearance, Captain Bart is a gentleman and was already in the habit of rescuing wee ones, so he honored her request.

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