Category Archives: Interviews

RT20014: The Author interviews, part three

There were countless authors at RT and I met many of them. Those I interviewed, I asked the same three questions. What is the most interesting piece of research you ever uncovered while writing a book? How have people responded … Continue reading

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RT2014: The Author Interviews, part two

I spent one morning at RT, sitting in the lobby and accosting authors. I asked each the same three questions.

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RT2014: Author Interviews, the Stephanie Tyler/SE Jakes edition

I was excited to get a chance to talk to Stephanie Tyler, a contemporary romance author who has just acknowledged being the m/m author S.E. Jakes. She began writing as Stephanie Tyler at Harlequin Blaze in 2007. She wrote several … Continue reading

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Interview and Giveaway with Sharon and Tom Curtis

Sharon and Tom Curtis. The husband-and-wife team started writing in the 70s and stopped writing in the 90s, and since then some of their books – especially the pirate romance The Windflower - have entered into legend. Hyperbole from a fan? Well, … Continue reading

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Mixed martial arts, football, rugby, tennis, baseball, hockey—oh my!

Do you love sports romance? Today, Carina Press published six new sports romances, and the authors are here interviewing their sports-star characters. Batter up!

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An interview with Elizabeth Essex

I recently had the good fortune to listen to Ms. Essex read from her latest novel, After the Scandal, at my local Lady Jane’s Salon. There, I asked if she’d answer a few questions. The result is this interview. Dabney: … Continue reading

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Anne Calhoun on sex, love, and romance

My pick for best romance  of 2013 was the very sexy Uncommon Passion by Anne Calhoun. (AAR readers liked it too: It won Best Erotica/Romantica in our most recent Annual Reader Poll.) 

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Juliana Stone talks about bad boys, rock and roll, and why she names her Thanksgiving turkey

Juliana, I enjoyed The Bad Boys of Crystal Lake. Your series features three men who have been friends since they were kids and who have all come back to Crystal Lake, the small town in which they grew up. Where did … Continue reading

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Caroline Linden on historical erotica and the sexual mores of an earlier era

One of my favorite books of 2013 is Caroline Linden’s Love and Other Scandals. It’s the first in a series in which young women discover an erotic serial called 50 Ways to Sin. Ms. Linden wrote a blog post about … Continue reading

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Guest column: Historical romance author Rose Lerner talks about the history behind her Jewish hero

Ash, the hero of my Regency romance True Pretenses, is a Jewish con artist who grew up in a London rookery and has been passing as a Gentile for a number of years. The heroine Lydia is the daughter of … Continue reading

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