May 062016
 

The Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London

author pic2Jen: Today our guest for the upcoming Historical Romance Retreat is contemporary and historical romance author Julia London.  Julia, will you share a short bio with us?
Julia: Julia London is the New York Times and USA Today best-selling author of more than thirty romantic fiction novels. She is the author of the popular Cabot Sisters historical series, including The Trouble with Honor, The Devil Takes a Bride, and The Scoundrel and the Debutante. She is also the author of several contemporary romances, including Homecoming Ranch, Return to Homecoming Ranch and The Perfect Homecoming.

Julia is the recipient of the RT Bookclub Award for Best Historical Romance and a six-time finalist for the prestigious RITA award for excellence in romantic fiction.

She lives in Austin, Texas.

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May 052016
 

Victoria RobertsJen:  Today we welcome Victoria Roberts as her blog tour makes a stop with Romancing the Book.  Victoria, will you share a short bio with us?
Victoria: Victoria Roberts writes sexy, award-winning Scottish historical romances about kilted heroes and warriors from the past. Prior to ever picking up a single romance novel, she penned her first young adult novella at 16 years old. Who knew her leather-studded motorcycle hero would trade in his ride and emerge as a kilt-wearing Highlander wielding a broadsword? Victoria lives with her husband and their two beautiful children in western Pennsylvania.

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May 022016
 

Her One and Only by Becky Wade
Series: Porter Family (# 4)
Release Date: May 3, 2016
Publisher: Bethany House
Pages: 400
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review
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When NFL tight end Gray Fowler is threatened by a stalker, his team hires a professional bodyguard to watch him. But when Gray’s “protection” turns out to be a woman half his size, he’s indignant. Will Dru—a former marine and expert markswoman—prove to be up to the job? And meanwhile, who’s guarding Gray’s heart?

 

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Apr 282016
 

Author Pic - Monica CorwinJen:  Today we welcome Monica Corwin back to Romancing the Book.  Monica will you share a short bio with us?
Monica:  Monica Corwin is an outspoken writer who attempts to make romance accessible to everyone no matter their preferences. As a new Northern Ohioian Monica enjoys snow drifts, three seasons of weather, and disliking Michigan. When not writing Monica spends time with her daughter and her ever growing collection of tomes about King Arthur.

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Apr 262016
 

Peggy BirdJen:  Today we welcome Peggy Bird to Romancing the Book.  Peggy, will you share a short bio with us?
Peggy: Peggy Bird is a writer and glass artist who lives and works in Vancouver, Washington, across the Columbia River from Portland, Oregon, where most of her stories are set and where her three daughters, four grandchildren, and two granddogs live. Stop by and visit her at any of these places:

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Apr 252016
 
Winter AustinToday we welcome Winter Austin to Romancing the Book.  Before we get to Winter’s Top 5 Places to Visit in Iowa, let’s learn a little more about her and her newest release.

Winter Austin perpetually answers the question “were you born in the winter?” with a flat “nope.” Living in the middle of Nowheresville, Iowa, with her husband, four teenagers, and two crazy dogs, Winter is trying to juggle a career while writing deadly romantic thrillers.

Find Winter Austin at http://www.winteraustin.com, on Facebook www.facebook.com/w.austin.degressofdarkness/, and on Twitter @WinterAustin

 

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Apr 202016
 

The Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London

Meara Platt PhotoJen:  Today we welcome our next Historical Romance Retreat author, Meara Platt.  Meara, will you share a short bio with us?
Meara:  Meara Platt is happily married to her Russell Crowe look-alike husband, and they have two terrific children. She lives in one of the many great towns on Long Island, New York and loves it, except for the traffic. She has traveled the world, works as managing partner in a boutique law firm in NYC, occasionally lectures and finds time to write. Her favorite place in all the world is England’s Lake District, which may not come as a surprise since many of her stories are set in that idyllic landscape, including her Romance Writers of America Golden Heart award winning story.

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Apr 182016
 

A Scandalous Proposal by Kasey Michaels
Series: The Little Season (# 2)
Release Date: March 29, 2016
Publisher: HQN Books
Pages: 384
Source: book provided by NetGalley for TLC Book Tour

 

 

Who would have thought a man could tire of being fawned over and flirted with? Ever since Cooper Townsend returned from France as a hero with a new title, he has been relentlessly pursued by every marriageable miss in London. Perhaps that’s why the unconventional Miss Daniella Foster is so appealing. She doesn’t simper or flatter. She only wants him to help unmask her sister’s blackmailer, and Coop has never been so intrigued…

Let every other woman in London fight over His Lordship’s romantic attentions. Marriage is the last thing on Dany’s mind…at least until she samples his illicit kisses. Now, as a mutual enemy races to ruin Coop’s reputation and Dany’s family name, an engagement of convenience will spark an unlikely passion that might save them both.

 

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Apr 152016
 

The Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London

burke 35 smallJen: Today we welcome Darcy Burke to Romancing the Book.  Darcy, will you share a short bio with us?
Darcy: Darcy Burke is the USA Today Bestselling Author of hot, action-packed historical and sexy, emotional contemporary romance. Darcy wrote her first book at age 11, a happily ever after about a swan addicted to magic and the female swan who loved him, with exceedingly poor illustrations.

A native Oregonian, Darcy lives on the edge of wine country with her guitar-strumming husband, their two hilarious kids who seem to have inherited the writing gene, and three Bengal cats. Visit Darcy online at http://www.darcyburke.com and sign up for her new releases newsletter, follow her on Twitter at http://twitter.com/darcyburke, or like her Facebook page, http://www.facebook.com/darcyburkefans.

 

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Apr 142016
 

Author Pic - Decadent KaneJen:  Today we welcome Decadent Kane back to Romancing the Book.  Decadent, will you share a short bio with us?
Decadent: Author Decadent Kane is an indie paranormal romance author with a pen name taken from a burlesque name generator and began her career on a dare…

The fae, magic, and mystical worlds of possibility are carved into her soul. When she writes her stories, she pours all of her heart into what they whisper. She’s the kind of lady who will stare off into space to better understand her characters thoughts, listening to them speak their own version of the story.

She’s a mother of two girls and several furbabies. She’s engaged but has no intention of getting married.  Like most authors she’s been writing most of her life and has dreamed of being an author since the 5th grade. When she writes, she writes to explore characters and a world first for herself. Then she revises, edits and publishes for readers.

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