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Review: The Obsession

The entire time I was listening to The Obsession by Nora Roberts the phrase "damning with faint praise" kept running through my mind.  Which means I feel the need to explain how I tend to approach romantic suspense.I was a mystery/suspense reader long before romance, so when it comes to

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DAILY DEALS: Art detectives, Europe elopements, and a film textbook

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Saint’s Gate by Carla Neggers $ 1.99 From the Jacket Copy: Two people, isolated by their pasts. An obsessive killer who will force them together. Welcome to Saint’s Gate. Emma Sharpe is summoned to a Maine convent, partly for her FBI art crimes work, partly because of her past with

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Angels, Casseroles, & Romantic Suspense!

Romancing the

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Thirsty Thursday: Grapefruit Fresca and Refreshing Romance To Compliment

  Welcome to Thirsty Thursday, where we feature a recently enjoyed cocktail and make suggestions on what romances would pair well with it. This week I’m featuring a Grapefruit Fresca. As the name implies, it’s quite refreshing. A perfect summer cocktail for backyard bar-b-ques, lounging on the beach or hanging with friends

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Review: Covert Evidence by Rachel Grant

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Covert Evidence by Rachel Grant (Evidence #1) Released: May 26, 2015 Romantic Suspense Self Published Reviewed by Mandi With visions of professional glory, underwater archaeologist Cressida Porter embarks on a research trip deep into the heart of Eastern Turkey. Her dreams turn into nightmares when she becomes the unwitting courier for a terrorist network. Stranded and unable to speak the

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Thursday News: authors & criticism, DM businesses via Twitter, the ellipsis, and story dogs

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Criticism’s Sting: The Author Curtis Sittenfeld on Book Reviews – The title of this article makes the interview between Sittenfeld and Jennifer Senior sound much, much more dramatic (“Criticism’s Sting” and authoritative (“The Author Curtis Sittenfeld”) than it actually is. It’s actually a pretty level-headed approach to reading and responding to

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Aint Love Grand

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I attended the Romance Writers of Australia conference in Adelaide, South Australia (my home town) over the weekend. While I only attended on Saturday and Sunday, the conference officially opened on Friday with a full day workshop for authors presented by screenwriter Michael Hauge. This year marked the 25th anniversary

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Sophia said what?

I got a little surprise the other day when I read Sophia’s restructuring post. I am not a beauty person so I got a little excited seeing that Angela and Sophia would be giving out beauty advice. Then I got to the part where Jen might giving running tips and

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