Jan 232015

Author Pic - Raven ShadowhawkJen: Today we welcome Raven ShadowHawk to Romancing the Book. Raven, will you share a short bio with us?
Raven: After having spent seven years working in customer service and finance, Raven ShadowHawk made the decision to write for a living. This decision, helped by the birth of her twin sons, has led her to write several short stories, six of which form the Meeting Each Other series. These titles are available through Amazon and many other retailers via Smashwrods.

Raven can be found on her website (www.ravenshadowhawk.wordpress.com), Twitter (www.twitter.com/ileandraXraven/) and Facebook (www.facebook.com/illyandraven/).


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Jan 202015

Jen:  Today’s guest is Vicki Ballante.  Vicki, will you share a short bio with us?
Vicki:  Vicki writes erotic and fantasy romance. She loves taking her characters into an alternate world where strange and sexy things happen. She lives with her patient husband and three noisy kids in South Africa. In between being a busy stay-at-home Mom who hates housework and spends half her life cooking everything from scratch, she runs several blogs, writes under another name, and buries herself in the delightful world of her characters.

 Website | Facebook | Twitter | Pinterest | Tsu


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Jan 192015

Jen: Today we welcome Josie Litton to Romancing the Book.  Josie, will you share a short bio with us?
Josie: Josie Litton is the author of several NY Times and USA Today bestselling romances. She’s been hooked on love stories since she was twelve years old and stumbled across a cache of Harlequins just waiting to be read under the covers with a flashlight.

Married and living in Connecticut, she is the parent of two grown children. Becoming an empty nester has left her plenty of time to write, think about writing, plan what to write next, and read. When she isn’t doing that, she’s cooking, gardening, and traveling.

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Jan 162015

Jen: Today we welcome Liana Brooks to Romancing the Book. Liana, will you share a short bio with us?
Liana: Liana Brooks would like to SCUBA dive Europa (that moon around Jupiter), but with the NASA shuttle program shut down she’s resorted to writing science fiction instead. She likes southern beaches, warm weather, sharks, and striped socks.

Her superhero romance series started with EVEN VILLAINS FALL IN LOVE and continues with EVEN VILLAINS GO TO THE MOVIES and EVEN VILLAINS HAVE INTERNS. For those who prefer their romance without a side order of spandex she’s written PRIME SENSATIONS (part of the Tales From the SFR Brigades anthology) and FEY LIGHTS.

You can find Liana on the web at www.lianabrooks.com, on Twitter as @LianaBrooks, or on Facebook.


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Jan 152015

Charisma Knight lives in the Maryland area with her husband and youngest daughter.

A lover and writer of erotic romance/erotica, she writes in genres ranging from contemporary, science fiction, paranormal, and futuristic. She’s also a book cover artist and aspiring web designer.

Connect with Charisma at

Website | Blog | Twitter | Google + | Design Site


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Jan 142015

Me - Ashford Aug 2014Jen: Please help me welcome Rachel Brimble back to Romancing the Book. Rachel, will you share a short bio with us?
Rachel: Rachel lives with her husband and two teenage daughters in a small town near Bath in the UK. After having several novels published by small US presses, she secured agent representation in 2011. In 2012, she sold two books to Harlequin Superromance and a further three in 2013. She also writes Victorian romance for Kensington–her debut was released in April 2013, followed by a second in January 2014 and the third is released Jan 2015.

Rachel is a member of the Romantic Novelists Association and Romance Writers of America, and was selected to mentor the Superromance finalist of So You Think You Can Write 2014 contest. When she isn’t writing, you’ll find Rachel with her head in a book or walking the beautiful English countryside with her family and beloved black Lab, Max. Her dream place to live is Bourton-on-the-Water in South West England.

She likes nothing more than connecting and chatting with her readers and fellow romance writers. Rachel would love to hear from you!

Website | Blog | Twitter | Facebook | Facebook Street Team – Rachel’s Readers


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Jan 132015

Jen: Today we welcome Sherri Browning to Romancing the Book as her blog tour makes a stop with us. Sherri, will you share a short bio with us?
Sherri: Sherri Browning decided to become a writer in second grade, when her teacher praised a story she wrote with her assigned spelling words. Her first book, a historical romance, came out some years later. A graduate of Mount Holyoke College, Sherri has lived in Massachusetts and Michigan, but is now settled with her family in Connecticut.

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Jan 122015

2014-06-01_17_26_471Jen:  Today we welcome Crystal Perkins to Romancing the Book.  Crystal, will you share a short bio with us?
Crystal:  Crystal Perkins has always been a big reader, but she never thought she would write her own book, until she did. She lives in Las Vegas, where you can find her running author events and selling books at conventions when she isn’t reading, buying too many Sherlock t-shirts online or finding a place to put all of her Pop! figurines. A mac and cheese connoisseur, she travels the country looking for the perfect version, while attending book conventions and signings as a cover for her research. Her first series, The Griffin Brothers, came out in 2014 and all of the books were international bestsellers.

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Jan 082015

image001SWAT Profiles
Meet the Men of the Dallas PD SWAT Team

Name: Carter Nelson
Hair Color: Blond
Eye Color: Blue
Age: 30
Originally From: Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Before Joining SWAT: U.S Marine Corps Combat Engineer
SWAT Rank: Senior Corporal
Special Skill/Talent: Assistant Armorer/Backs up Cooper on Explosives Work
What He Drives: Yellow Hummer
Years He’s Been a Werewolf: 6
Years in SWAT: 3
One thing he never leaves home without: A set of dog tags that belonged to his father.
Additional Notes: Never had the chance to meet his dad.


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Nov 122014

JM Powers Author PicJen: Help we welcome J.M. Powers to Romancing the Book. J.M., will you share a short bio with us?
J.M.: J.M. Powers harbors an alter ego of a normal woman named Jeannie. (Her editor is still on the fence about the whole ‘normal’ thing.) Jeannie’s proficient at research, gluten-free cooking, and embarrassing her teenagers by wearing skinny jeans to the grocery store. J.M., the author-ego, plunges so deep into her writing; she forgets life outside her creations still goes on. She can be found at:

Blog | Facebook | Amazon Author Page


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