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Meet Ju Ephraime, author of The Odor of Violet,  a steamy hot, romance. Other books include State of Ecstasy, Temptation to Sin, Loving ThereseThe Man in the Black Top Hat, and White Magic Woman.

dolls_behaving_badly_proofMeet Cinthia Ritchie, author of Dolls Behaving Badly. “The foibles of the world Ritchie paints are both vexing and endearing, and the latter win out. Ritchie’s tale of female triumph makes for a fun read.” – Publishers Weekly

Shutter_ByRhondaLaurel-200x300Meet Rhonda Laurel who released the novella Shutter on Feb 22. Shutter summary: Antonio has passion for two things: photography and women.  He meets his match in Lucy, an artist and set designer at the community theater, when he decides to visit his friend Felix in a sleepy Seattle artist community.

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Meet author Hannah Fielding. The mystery, magic, heat and passion of Kenya’s landscapes inspired her to use them as the setting for her first novel, Burning Embers, a passionate love story set against the backdrop of the country in 1970.

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Meet Dean Mayes, author of Gifts of the Peramangk. Dean has established himself as an author of great passion and literary style since releasing his first novel The Hambledown Dream in 2010.


Meet Mary Wehr, author of A Heart’s Endeavor, an erotic contemporary love story that stars a man in uniform. She’s been reading romance novels since she was twelve years old. Now, at fifty-one, she’s finally written her own story.

ASENATH FrontMeet Anna Patricio, author of Asenath, a historical novel about the wife of Joseph. Anna is a lover of ancient history, with a particular interest in Egypt, Israel, Greece, and Rome. She is also intrigued by the Ancient Near East, though she has not delved too much into it but hopes to one day.


Meet Tessa Stockton, author of Wind’s Aria, a poetic romantic fantasy.  A former choreographer, dancer, and musician, Tessa now writes romance and intrigue novels in a variety of genres.

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Meet Elissa Daye, author of In Flames and In Rapture, a series of paranormal romances. A former teacher, Elissa is now a stay-at-home mom who writes in her spare time.


Meet Maxine Flam, author of Unglorious War, a story that according to one reviewer is “impeccably researched and skillfully presented.” When she isn’t writing, Maxine is involved in several Veteran organizations.


Meet Sydney Jane Baily, author of An Improper Situation, a historical romance set in America. Besides writing historical romances, she also writes contemporary women’s fiction. She resides in New England with her family–human, feline, and canine.


Meet RC Bonitz, author of A Little Bit of Baby, a contemporary romance.  RC has an unusual background. He’s been an engineer, a building contractor, a psychotherapist, and now an author.

aREMeet Arlene Lam, author of Rescued, a historical romance. Arlene is a twenty nine year old wife and mother who resides in Northern California.

mark knight book picMeet Mark Knight, author of Blood Family, a a paranormal fiction and urban fantasy for Young Adults and “anyone of any age who wants to come along for the ride.”

Lost in london EbookMeet Aditi Chopra, author of Lost in London, a contemporary romance. Aditi is an author of NRI (Non Resident Indian) fiction and non-fiction books. She is a romantic at heart and believes in living life to the fullest.

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Meet Genevieve Jourdin, author of Just Add Heat, a steamy contemporary romance.  According to Genevieve, “I spend most of my days crunching numbers (boring) and I spend most of my evenings reading and writing “romantica” (not boring).”

The_melody_in_our_heartsMeet Roberta Capizzi, author of The Melody In Our Hearts, a contemporary romance. Roberta lives in Italy, but her dream is to move out of her country and live either in a thatched cottage in the Irish countryside or in a country house with a swing on the back porch, somewhere in the United States, where she would love to spend her days writing novels as a full-time job.

Demise of the Vampire Queen_mockup01Meet Jodie Pierce, author of Demise of the Vampire Queen, a paranormal romance. She has had a fascination with vampires since they were introduced to her as a child and has had a long history with them. It wasn’t until she started reading the Anne Rice vampire books that she was truly inspired.

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Meet Suzanne Brandyn, author of Outback Fear, a suspense novel with a touch of romance. Suzanne was born on the edge of the outback of NSW Australia. She has had four novels published with an e-press publisher, and on May 15th had her fifth novel (Outback Fear) published.

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Meet Judith Post, author of Blood Battles, a paranormal fantasy. Judith was one of those girls who always loved school and books. Her latest novel is a sequel to Fallen Angels.

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Meet Kate Hughart, author of Midnight Masquerade, Panic, and Words in Black and White: A Book of Poems. Growing up in Toledo, Ohio, Kate has always pushed the boundaries of normal. Now embracing that energy she is launching her creativity into her books; one word at a time.

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Meet Olga Godim, author of Lost and Found in Russia, a contemporary women’s fiction story, encompassing the exploration of mother-daughter relationships and a self-discovery tale. Olga is a writer and journalist from Vancouver, Canada. Her articles appear regularly in a local newspaper, but her passion is fiction.


Meet Verna Cole Mitchell, author of Don’t Frighten the Pansies, a collection of poems that will make you laugh and cry, and reflect upon your own growing-up experiences. A secondary English teacher for 37 years, Verna is currently an editor and a writer, whose work has appeared in a number of publications, including Teachers of Vision and Looking Back. Her poems and nonfiction articles have placed in several contests.

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Meet Paul Mila, author of Near Miss: Spies, treasure hunters, and Cozumel divers collide in a Caribbean thriller. Paul traded in his corporate suit for a wet suit in 2002 and now devotes his time to writing, scuba diving around the world, underwater photography, and speaking to groups about ocean conservation.

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Meet Kemberlee Shortland, author of Rhythm of My Heart. Kemberlee was born and raised in Northern California. In 1997, she had the opportunity to live in Ireland for six months where she ended up meeting a man who convinced her to stay. She is now celebrating her fifteenth year in Ireland and has been lucky to travel the country extensively, picking up a cupla focal along the way—a few Irish words.

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Meet Tea Cooper, author of Matilda’s Freedom, her second Australian historical romance. Téa writes contemporary and historical romantic fiction featuring strong-minded women and sexy Australian men.


Meet MK McClintock, author of Gallagher’s Choice, a historical romance set in Montana. McClintock is a member of Romance Writers of America, Montana Romance Writers, and Women Writing the West. She lives and writes in Montana.


Meet Susanne Dutton, author of The Apportioner’s Counsel – Saying I Do (or I Don’t) with Your Eyes Open. Susanne has served as a professional pastoral minister, hospital chaplain and mediator in the courts of Virginia. Born in Des Moines and raised just south of San Francisco, she lives today in a leafy old neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, where she writes psychology, fiction and poetry.

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Meet Angela Ford, author of Closure, a suspenseful romance. Angela works for Public Education and lives in Ontario, Canada with her two children. She is a member of the RWA and an avid reader of Romance.

Her Grace in DisgraceMeet Claudia Harbaugh, author of Her Grace in Disgrace, a traditional Regency romance and the first in the series: The Widows of Woburn Place. Claudia is a self-confessed Anglophile and believes everything sounds better with a British accent.

Identity X_ebook coverMeet Michelle Muckley, author of IDENTITY X, a suspenseful science thriller. Born in Warwick, a small historical town in the heart of England, Michelle now makes Limassol, a city on the southern Mediterranean shores of Cyprus, her home.

Reckless EngineerMeet Jac Wright, author of The Reckless Engineer, a suspenseful novel set in England. Jac is a published poet, published author, and an electronics engineer educated at Stanford, University College London, and Cambridge who lives and works in England.

book cover large 3Meet R. L. Bartram, author of Dance The Moon Down, a novel set during World War I. Born in Edmonton, London in 1951, Robert spent several of his formative years living in Cornwall, where he began to develop a life long love of nature and the rural way of life.

loves-labor-largeMeet Andy Paul, author of Love’s Labor, a tale that leads you through the maze of tradition, culture, love and rebellion. Andy is a corporate trainer, an avid reader, a near-passionate blogger, and now, a writer.

Meet John Reinhard Dizon, author of Tiara, one of the most original novels on Northern Ireland written in quite some time. Based on the 1998 Good Friday Agreement, it borrows from the Princess Diana tragedy in a what-if scenario, then takes a dark turn into the shadowy world of terrorism that brings us right alongside modern day headlines.

immanual stoneMeet Isaac Solomon, author of Emanuel Stone and the Phoenix Shadow. Spanning thousands of miles, from the high mountains of Peru to a sleepy Scottish village, a drama unfolds – of love, betrayal, deceit and intrigue. A keen writer, sculptor and organic gardener, Isaac now lives in Nottingham, England.

the spirit within book coverMeet Sheila Parker, author of The Spirit Within, a contemporary paranormal romance. Mrs. Parker is an author, a poet and an illustrator.

Raymond Keen - 'Love Poems for Cannibals' - front coverMeet Raymond Keen, author of of Love Poems for Cannibals, which is the author’s first volume of poetry. He is also the author of a drama, The Private and Public Life of King Able, which will be published in 2014. Raymond’s poetry has been published in 24 literary journals.

BUG STUFF and Other Stories_largeMeet Vicki Batman, author of Bug Stuff…and other stories. Like some of her characters, award-winning author, Vicki Batman has worked a wide variety of jobs including lifeguard, ride attendant at an amusement park; a hardware store, department store, book store, antique store clerk; administrative assistant in an international real estate firm; and a general “do anything gal” at a financial services firm–the list is endless.

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