Category Archives: Interviews

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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An interview with Courtney Milan (and a giveaway!)

I am a Courtney Milan fan. I’ve read all her novels and novellas. She shines for me in two very clear ways. One, she is a superb novella writer. Two, she incorporates science into her books seamlessly and accurately. I … Continue reading

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Sarah MacLean talks about romance, the New York Times, and upending tropes

  Sarah, this fall the New York Times Book Review published a “Sex” issue that lacked any coverage of the romance or erotica genre. (I read it and steam came out of my ears.) You sent a lovely letter to the editors taking … Continue reading

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Jill Sorenson Interviews Suzanne Brockmann, Part II – and a Giveaway!

They’re back! Today Suzanne Brockmann and Jill Sorenson have more to say about writing, diversity, privilege and more. If you missed Part I, you can find that here. And – after the interview, you will find details for a Sorenson/Brockmann … Continue reading

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Jill Sorenson Interviews Suzanne Brockmann, Part I

Not too long ago, I wrote a piece discussing how, among other things, I wished that I could see more authors speaking publicly and candidly about books and the romance genre. Now we here at AAR are very happy to … Continue reading

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