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Paranormal Romance

September’s Author Crush: No One Writes Paranormal Romance Like Nalini Singh

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Nalini Singh is the kind of writer who needs no introduction. But since I love gushing about her, you’re getting one anyway. Because no one writes dark, paranormal romance quite like Singh. I first read a Singh novel around 10 years ago, when I picked up Slave to Sensation on a whim at a bookstore. Holy crap, I thought while reading it. This woman can write. Singh had a style I’d never seen before: a cross between traditional romance novels and the more complex urban-paranormals that were becoming popular at the time. Her voice was — and still is — quick but deep, heartfelt but sexy, and filled with complex heroes and heroines who make rational, human decisions. If you’re…

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J.R. Ward is the Queen of Sexy Vampires

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The year was 2005, and I was just discovering that you could order books from Amazon and they would show up on your doorstop in a few days. (It was a simpler time.) Thanks to a part-time job, I was flush with cash and ready to spend it all on paperbacks. I even knew what I was after: something with romance, a happy ending and plenty of vampires. In the fall of 2005, vampires were everywhere. Twilight had been just released and bookshelves were crowded with sexy bloodsuckers. And while I enjoyed the chaste tale of true love, I was looking for something a little more, well, PG-13. Or R. Or, let’s face it, even NC-17. That’s when I discovered…

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August’s Author Crush: The Versatile Gena Showalter Nails it Every Time

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It’s rare to find an author who can seamlessly move between different genres – especially when you happen to adore all the genres they write in. But that’s been our experience with Gena Showalter, who writes everything from paranormal romances to adventurous young adult series to sexy contemporaries filled with hot alpha men. At this point, we haven’t read anything by Showalter that we don’t love. Because of her versatility and her ability to make us fall for every story she writes, Gena Showalter is our official Author Crush for August. This is a crush that’s been developing for years. Showalter wrote her first book in 2004 and since then she’s written over 25 titles. Over 25!! In 12 years!!…

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BookTrib After Dark Interview with Laura Kaye and Hard to Serve: A Hard Ink Novella

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To protect and serve is all Detective Kyler Vance ever wanted to do, so when Internal Affairs investigates him as part of the new police commissioner’s bid to oust corruption, everything is on the line. Which makes meeting a smart, gorgeous submissive at an exclusive play club the perfect distraction… The director of the city’s hottest art gallery, Mia Breslin’s career is golden. Now if only she could find a man to dominate her nights and set her body—and her heart—on fire. When a scorching scene with a hard-bodied, brooding Dom at Blasphemy promises just that, Mia is lured to serve Kyler again and again. Then, as their relationship burns hotter, Kyler learns that he’s been dominating the daughter of…

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CAPTION CONTEST for Vivian Probst’s DEATH BY ROSES

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Are you hung-up over the one who got away? If you were given the chance, what would you do? What would you say? DEATH BY ROSES is about second chances and this is your chance to remind someone just how special they are to you. Enter to win a dozen luscious roses to send to someone special in time for Valentine’s Day. To enter please write a caption for the book cover featured in the image above. Write your caption in the comment section below. The winner will receive a dozen beautiful roses from Surroundings Flowers to send to their loved one.  

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Live Interview with Vivian Probst, Author of Death by Roses

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For the first time in nearly thirty years of marriage, Art McElroy Sr. buys his headstrong, disapproving wife a dozen yellow roses. Hours later he discovers her lifeless body seated on the toilet. Mae Rose McElroy’s sudden death leaves a void in her family and in the entire Midwestern farming community of Fairview. It’s a void Mae Rose will attempt to fill, herself, from the hereafter by meddling directly in earthly affairs. Mae Rose’s meddling leads to her spiritual expulsion from heaven, and she winds up in the body of Mary Lee Broadmoor (Scary Mary), a crusty writer and director of exquisite horror movies. Mary Lee refuses to succumb to stage-4 pancreatic cancer until she gets one final shot at…

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