Interview & Contest: Patricia Asedegbega

Author Pic - Patricia AsedegbegaJen: Today we welcome Patricia Asedegbega to Romancing the Book. Patricia, will you share a short bio with us?
Patricia: Author of I Stand Corrected, Rewind, Balou Uncensored, Bienvenidos a gatos anónimos, Pasarse cuatro Pueblos and Sesenta segundos dan para mucho, Patricia Asedegbega Nieto was born to a Spanish mother and a Nigerian father in Madrid. As a child, she relocated with her family to Nigeria and later returned to Spain, where she acquired her BSc and master’s degree.


Interview: Cara Downey

CaraDowney1Jen:  Today we welcome Cara Downey back to Romancing the Book.  Cara, will you share a short bio with us?
Cara: Cara Downey is from North Preston, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia in Canada. She is a graduate from Saint Mary’s University and University of Kings College. She is an avid reader of erotic romances and thrillers.  She loves to dish on twitter and via email with her favorite authors about their current and upcoming novels, and anyone else who will chime in.  


Interview & Contest: Tammy L. Bailey

Bailey_0611tu(1)Jen: Today we welcome Tammy L. Bailey to Romancing the Book.  Tammy, will you share a short bio with us?
Tammy: Tammy L. Bailey is a mother, wife, and veteran. After graduating from Appomattox County High School in Virginia, she joined the military, serving five years in the active duty Army before retiring as a Master Sergeant in the Ohio Air National Guard.

She is a member of the Romance Writers of America and enjoys writing both contemporary and historical romance.


Review & Contest: A Kindled Winter by Rachel L. Demeter



A Kindled Winter by Rachel L. Demeter
Release Date: November 1, 2015
Publisher: Black Lyon Publishing, LLC
Pages: 138
Source: book provided by Indiesage PR  for review



“Christmas, my child, is love in action. Every time we love, every time we give, it’s Christmas.” – Dale Evans

A week before Christmas, Jeseca Reed sets off for Blue River, Oregon – her childhood home and a vault of tender memories. However, fate takes an unexpected turn when she’s left stranded in the mountains’ vast, untamed wilderness.


Interview & Contest: Tammy L. Grace

IMG_0958 a-1Jen:  Today we welcome Tammy L. Grace to Romancing the Book.  Tammy will you share a short bio with us?
Tammy:  Born and raised in Nevada, Tammy L. Grace loved reading at a young age. With the help of her middle school teacher, she discovered the joy of writing. After spending a career in local and state government service, she retired and finally has the time to dedicate to writing.  She’s the author of the Hometown Harbor Series and the Cooper Harrington Detective Novels.


Top 5 & Contest: Nancy J. Cohen

Top Five Desert Honeymoon Survival Kit by Nancy J. Cohen

If you intend to honeymoon at a desert dude ranch like Marla and Dalton Vail in Peril by Ponytail, be sure to bring along these essentials. Especially if you’re coming from a more humid climate, you should plan for a period of acclimation once you arrive. Marla, being a Floridian, wasn’t prepared for the dryness. On her honeymoon, when she wanted her hair and skin to shine for her new husband, chapped lips and unruly hair due to static electricity were less than desirable.


Interview & Contest: Brantwijn Serrah

Brantwijn SerrahJen: Today we welcome Brantwijn Serrah to Romancing the Book. Brantwijn, will you share a short bio with us?
Brantwijn: When she isn’t visiting the worlds of immortals, demons, dragons and goblins, Brantwijn fills her time with artistic endeavors: sketching, painting, customizing My Little Ponies and sewing plushies for friends. She can’t handle coffee unless there’s enough cream and sugar to make it a milkshake, but try and sweeten her tea and she will never forgive you.


Interview & Contest: Rachel Brimble

Me - Ashford Aug 2014Jen:  Today we 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. Since 2013, she has had five books published by Harlequin Superromance (Templeton Cove Stories) and three Victorian romances by eKensington/Lyrical.

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.


Interview & Contest: Katherine L Evans

KatherineLEvansHeadshotJen: Today we welcome Katherine L Evans to Romancing the Book.  Katherine will you share a short bio with us?
Katherine: I majored in journalism at the University of Texas at Austin and went on to work as a marketing specialist. I’ve been a writer in some form or fashion since as long as I can remember, but I first started writing fiction in the summer of 2014 in the aftermath of several tragic events in my personal life.


Blog Tour Review & Contest: Starry Knight by Nina Mason

Starry Knight by Nina Mason
Series:  The Knights of Avalon (# 1)
Release Date: August 4, 2015
Publisher: Lyrical Press
Pages: 250
Source: book provided by NetGalley for review



British aristocrat Vanessa Bentley has beauty, fame, and fortune, but she gets no respect for her decision to become a paranormal investigator. Determined to prove the naysayers wrong, Vanessa ventures to the misty moors of Caithness, Scotland. There stands the immense Castle Barrogill, where a vampire is rumored to be stalking the dungeons—a vampire Vanessa is determined to find.