Sunday, October 21, 2018

LOVE, CHRISTMAS - MOVIES YOU LOVE is featured at the HBS Author's Spotlight Collection Showcase

LOVE, CHRISTMAS - MOVIES YOU LOVE.
[Released October 16th 2018] 


Sprinkle a little Christmas magic into your life with 26 ALL-NEW, never before released romances. Each title - exclusive to this set - is inspired by a favorite holiday movie, spun into a fantastic love story by a NY Times, USA Today, and/or award-winning, bestselling author and delivered to you in this wonderful collection full of cheer for the coming season.

Eight of the LOVE, CHRISTMAS collection authors are a part of the HBS Spotlight Crew. These authors have been interviewed on this blog and their writings have been showcased many times.

This is one of a series of posts highlighting the authors of the Christmas book collection: LOVE, CHRISTMAS - MOVIES YOU LOVE. You can order this book collection for only 99 cents on-line from a variety of retailers.








Love, Christmas - Movies You Love
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26 ALL-NEW, never before released romances from 26 outstanding, bestselling Romance authors.

Jacquie Biggar – Mistletoe Inn - A grieving man finds the greatest gift is love.

Stephanie Queen – Holiday Affair - Melissa goes from riches to rags but will she find gold in a holiday affair?

Rachelle Ayala – A Christmas Creek Carol - A reclusive writer is given a one-star review on her life by characters from her past, present, and future.

Donna Fasano – Her Mr. Miracle - It’s Christmas Eve and Veronica is stuck in a nearly deserted seaside town... She needs a miracle.

Susan Jean Ricci – A Joyous Holiday Inn - Can Twigg restore the joy of Christmas to Chloe’s indifferent heart?

Tamara Ferguson – Two Hearts Home for Christmas - Can a long ago promise of love bring two lonely wounded warriors home for Christmas?

Suzanne Jenkins – Christmas with the Clouds - Tracy isn’t interested in love until an unexpected Christmas visitor changes her heart.

Stacy Eaton – Finding Love on Christmas Vacation - Christmas isn't the same for Lucy without her father...until she meets his friend Maverick.

Mimi Barbour – A Wonderful Life - Though Mary works with troubled teens, can she and an angel help a man living a nightmare?

Mona Risk – Jingle With My Princess - The doc and the princess... He saves lives, but she may save his heart.

Rebecca York – Can She Get Home for Christmas? - Will a killer stop her from getting home for Christmas?

Alicia Street – Miracle on Christmas Tree Street - A single mom discovers her business partner is more than he seems.

Nancy Radke – The Holiday (Christmas) - Jodi's house-swap to Maui came with a small dog and a shipwrecked sailor.

Traci Hall – Love, Actually (By the Sea) - Two strangers. One intimate night. Reunited a year later, can it actually be love?

Leanne Banks – A Royal White Christmas - Can a secret prince be a Christmas wish-come-true for a small-town girl?

Joan Reeves – Brianna’s Season For Miracles - Her seductive persona hides what she's ashamed of... What will happen if the man she's fallen for discovers her secret?

Katy Walters –Letters from the Snowman – The snow revealed a precious love.

Aileen Fish – Almost Christmas in Connecticut - Can a wounded warrior learn to trust her celebrity chef crush after discovering his secret?

Dani Haviland – The Polar Xpress - She prefers dogs to men…until she rescues the doctor.

Taylor Lee – The Ref-er-ee - With a family this discombobulated, it will take a referee to save their Christmas.

Cynthia Cooke – A Christmas to Remember - A Christmas storm. Wedding plans in peril. Has a lost love been found?

Natalie Ann – How Gavin Stole Christmas - Can Jolene help Gavin find the Christmas spirit when he’s the epitome of Mr. Bah Humbug?

Ev Bishop – A Sharla Brown Christmas - For single parents Sharla and Jake, Christmas is the loneliest time of the year…until it’s not.

Alyssa Bailey – In the Spirit of Christmas - Chase can protect Tara from danger, but can he protect his heart?

Jen Talty – The Christmas Getaway - A mix-up in reservations leaves a mother and her son to share a cabin with a broken-hearted stranger.

Melinda De Ross - Boyfriend Wanted for Christmas - A thirty-something singleton’s desperate yet humorous quest to find a boyfriend in the seven days before Christmas.




Mistletoe Inn

Author: Jacquie Biggar

A grieving man finds the greatest gift is love in this heartwarming holiday romance.

Molly McCarty is in need of a new beginning after a disastrous divorce. When the opportunity to invest in a bed and breakfast appears online in Christmas, Michigan she's intrigued.

A snow storm derails her travels and leaves her at the mercy of a grim stranger- who turns out to be her new partner!

Noah Kincaid loses his parents in a tragic fire that leaves him scarred inside and out. He's raised by a great-aunt and is devastated when cancer takes her life. But vowing never to care about anyone again is hampered by his troublesome new partner and her son.

Will a Christmas miracle bring three lonely hearts the gift of love?


Author: Jacquie Biggar
Author: Jacquie Biggar
Author Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Suspense

Website: Jacquie Biggar - Romance Suspense Writer w/Attitude
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E-Mail: jbiggar@telusplanet.net
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My name is Jacquie Biggar and when I'm not being a total klutz I am a wife, mother of one, grandmother, and a butler to my dog and cat.

I'm also a hopeless romantic and the biggest The Voice fan ever! I can be found every Monday night in my armchair plastered to the television laughing at Blake and Adam's shenanigans.

I also enjoy my grandson's hockey and lacrosse games, hanging at the beach with DH (darling hubby), taking pictures, and reading (what else?) romance novels.

I have a slight Tim Hortons obsession, love gardening, everything pink... and did I mention I love my husband?

JACQUIE BIGGAR is a USA Today bestselling author of Romantic Suspense who loves to write about tough, alpha males and strong, contemporary women willing to show their men that true power comes from love.

Jacquie lives on Vancouver Island with her husband and loves to hear from readers all over the world!




Holiday Affair

Author: Stephanie Queen

Melissa goes from riches to rags but will she find gold in a holiday affair?


Author: Stephanie Queen
Author: Stephanie Queen
Author Genre: Mystery, Romantic Comedy

Website: Stephanie Queen
Author's Blog: Quirky Quips Blog
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About USA Today Bestselling Author Stephanie Queen

Stephanie Queen is the USA Today bestselling author of the romantic detective series, Beachcomber Investigations. She lives in the stunning state of New Hampshire with her family, her cat, Kitty and her fun-loving friends. Besides going to the gym sporadically, Stephanie cooks and crochets and loves chocolate covered potato chips (yes, she should go to the gym more often).

She used to be a 9 to fiver working in downtown Boston, but has thrown her stylish suits and fancy heels in a closet and now hangs out in UConn t-shirts, jeans and sneakers. "If I could come back in another life as anything I wanted, I'd be a regency era heroine." (Not surprisingly) Regency romances are her favorite secret reads.




A Christmas Creek Carol

Author: Rachelle Ayala

Ebony Cruse is a romance writer with no time for fun—much less dating. When an old friend, Blaze O’Carroll, stops by to ask her to the Christmas Creek Gala Ball, Ebony refuses to go since she has a deadline. Ebony dives into her work in progress and is surprised when characters from her past come to life. When Ebony sees Blaze in trouble, she has a big decision to make. Will the Christmas Creek magic give her and Blaze a Christmas worth remembering?


Author: Rachelle Ayala
Author: Rachelle Ayala
Author Genre: Romance Historical

Website: Rachelle Ayala
Author's Blog: When a Woman Wrongs a Man
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Rachelle Ayala is an award-winning USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance and romantic suspense. She writes emotionally challenging stories but believes in the power of love and hope.

he is also a writing teacher and founder of the Romance In A Month writing community. She lives in California with her husband and has three children and two birds.

Her book, Knowing Vera, won the 2015 Angie Ovation Award, and A Father for Christmas garnered a 2015 Readers' Favorite Gold Award. Christmas Stray was awarded the 2016 Readers' Favorite Gold Award and A Pet for Christmas had an Honorable Mention. In 2017, Playing for the Save won Readers' Favorite Gold Award in Realistic Fiction.

She is also a writing teacher and founder of the Romance In A Month writing community. She lives in California with her husband and has three children and two birds.




Her Mr. Miracle

Author: Donna Fasano

Sprinkle a little Christmas magic into your life with 26 ALL-NEW, never before released romances. Each title - exclusive to this set - is inspired by a favorite holiday movie, spun into a fantastic love story by a NY Times, USA Today, and/or award-winning, bestselling author and delivered to you in this wonderful collection full of cheer for the coming season.


Author: Donna Fasano
Author: Donna Fasano
Author Genre: Sweet Romance

Website: Author Donna Fasano, In All Directions
Author's Blog: Awesome Romance Novels
Twitter: @DonnaFaz
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USA TODAY BESTSELLING AUTHOR DONNA FASANO is a three-time winner of the HOLT Medallion, a CataRomance Reviewers Choice Award winner for Best Single Title, a Desert Rose Golden Quill Award finalist, a Golden Heart finalist, and a two-time winner of Best Romance of the Year given by BigAl's Books & Pals Review Blog. Her books have sold 4 million copies worldwide and have been published in two dozen languages. Her novels have made the Kindle Top 100 Paid List numerous times, climbing as high as #1.




A Joyous Holiday Inn

Author: Susan Jean Ricci

Can Twigg restore the joy of Christmas to Chloe’s indifferent heart?


Author: Susan Jean Ricci
Author: Susan Jean Ricci
Author Genre: Romance

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An Award-Winning, From Women's Pens Author and Humorist, Best Selling Author Susan Jean Ricci is best known for her Cindy's Crusades Series, starring the hilarious duo Cindy and Jay DeMatteo. These cherished characters are first introduced in the novel Dinosaurs and Cherry Stems, and return to entertain you in the sequel The Sugar Ticket. Their mischief making continues in these shorts: Two Miracles for Christmas, A Valentine's Day to Remember, Falling for Niagara, Christmas With Niagara, and The Blind Seer.

Most recently, Ms. Ricci's stories have been included in the Sweet and Sassy at the Beach Collection, Enchanted Romances - Magical Passion Collection, the Sweet and Sassy Weddings - A Time for Romance Anthology, Sweet and Sassy Valentine Collection, Sweet and Sassy Christmas - A Time for Romance Collection and the Unforgettable Christmas - Gifts of Love (The Unforgettable Book 3) Collection. Her novella When Sailors Play was part of Uvi Poznansky's Bestselling Anthology Love in Times of War. Her other titles are offered in the following anthologies: Unforgettable Heroes - Unforgettable Passion, and Sweet Heat - Where Love & Suspense Meet.

Ms. Ricci's Christmas stories and novellas have been published in the beloved Annie Acorn Christmas Treasuries 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. Other selections appear in Annie Acorn's 2015 Valentine Treasury, Annie Acorn's 2016 Romance Treasury, and Annie Acorn's 2015 Spirited Tales. All may be purchased as stand alone stories, as well as other her titles, including those smoking, hot novellas available in Ms. Ricci's catalogue, The My Sexy Chef Series.

Susan and her husband Joe live in a beautiful town near the sea, and when time allows, they love to travel. Together they have seven children and ten grandchildren.




Two Hearts Home for Christmas

Author: Tamara Ferguson

At eighteen years old, both Nancy Caldwell and John Ehrlich are planning on enlisting in different branches of the military. After they were each stood up for the Christmas dance when their dates, formerly a couple, decided to get back together, Nancy and John have become good friends. Realizing there was something special developing between them, they say goodbye while making a somewhat serious commitment—they would meet at Dragonfly Pointe ten years later if they weren’t involved in another serious relationship. Will a long ago promise of love bring these two lonely wounded warriors home for Christmas?


Author: Tamara Ferguson
Author: Tamara Ferguson
Author Genre: Contemporary, Romance, Suspense

Website: Tamara Ferguson - Kissed by Fate
Author's Blog: Newsletter Sign Up
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Writing steamy yet sweet compassionate stories of fate that are wonderfully romantic, Tamara Ferguson is the multi-award winning, #1 international & Amazon Top 100 Bestselling Author of the Tales of the Dragonfly Romance Suspense Series, the Kissed By Fate Series, the Two Hearts Wounded Warrior Romance Series, the Daydreams & Dragonflies Sweet Romance Series and the Tales From Dragonfly Pointe Short Story Series.

If you don't believe in the power of fate, you shouldn't read her stories, because Tamara always writes a happily-ever-after for her heroines and heroes, since it doesn't always work out that way in real life.

Her wounded warrior romances have won six Readers' Favorite International Book Awards with Two Hearts Unbroken earning the Bronze (2018), Two Hearts Unspoken earning the Silver (2016) and Two Hearts Find Christmas earning the GOLD Medal in Military Fiction (2018.) Two Hearts Surrendered was also a New Apple Romance Selection for excellence in Indie Publishing.

Two Hearts' Christmas Wish, the fourth story in the series, spent 6 consecutive weeks at #1 in the Mistletoe Kisses & Christmas Wishes romance set and has become a #1 Best Seller independently as well a 2017 IAN Book of the Year Finalist. And it's the #13 BEST INDIE BOOK of 2017.

Along with the 2015 Romance Reviews Readers' Choice Award Winner That Unforgettable Kiss, Two Hearts Surrendered and Two Hearts Unspoken were also finalists for the 2016 IAN Book of The Year. Tales of the Dragonfly In Tandem was a romance finalist in the Indie Excellence Awards, while Tales of the Dragonfly In Flight was a romance suspense winner at the Readers' Favorite International Book Awards.

She's just released Two Hearts Find Christmas (Two Hearts Wounded Warrior Romance Book 5) and is working on Two Hearts Unbroken (Two Hearts Wounded Warrior Romance Book 6) and Emergence, her third Tales of the Dragonfly Novel, due to be published by Windswept in spring of 2018.

A member of the RWA, the Authors' Billboard and the Authors' Independent Book Network, her stories have been included in several #1 bestselling anthologies.

Since she remains a full-time caregiver for an autistic son (along with a bunch of adopted pets!), you can usually find Tammy working at home, where she spends a lot of time not completing her numerous home improvement projects, because she's writing or helping author friends promote their books on twitter.




Christmas with the Clouds

Author: Suzanne Jenkins

After life changing news, Tracy, her daughter Jasmine, and friend Mrs. Lincoln spend Christmas with the Clouds on the reservation in Lapwai, Idaho. Tracy isn’t interested in love, until an unexpected Christmas visitor changes her heart.


Author: Suzanne Jenkins
Author: Suzanne Jenkins
Author Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Suspense

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Her anthology of romance titles with eleven other authors, A TOUCH OF PASSION, has just become the 2016 WINNER of The Romance Reviews Readers' Choice Awards.

Suzanne writes page-turning contemporary romance, mystery, and women's fiction with passionately gripping characters that stay with readers long after they turn the last page. The Detroit Detective Stories, beginning with The Greeks of Beaubien Street are a reflection of American fantasy with historical reality. Pam of Babylon books consistently rank in the Top 100 Best Sellers in American Drama with over 500,000 downloads.

Suzanne's stand alone novels include Someone Like You, the Family/LGBT themed Alice's Summertime Adventure, suspenseful The Savant of Chelsea, Slow Dancing, The Liberation of Ravenna Morton and Perfect for Him, her latest romance story. "Bring the tissues," readers say.

Burn District, Jenkins new sci/fi series, follows an American family as they flee from political insanity to save their lives in the Arizona Desert.

Her short story, Vapor appeared in Willow Review, Spring 2013.

A retired operating room nurse, Jenkins lives in Southern California.




Finding Love on Christmas Vacation

Author: Stacy Eaton

Lucy dreads spending Christmas at her father’s cabin, especially since this is the first year he won’t be there. When she shows up and finds a window broken, and forest critters inhabiting the cabin, she’s forced to stay with Maverick in a nearby cabin.

Maverick arrives earlier than usual this year with the hopes of finally meeting his longtime friend’s daughter, Lucy. What he didn’t expect was to find his friend had passed earlier in the year.

Maverick and Lucy hit it off instantly, but will her father’s final wish push them apart instead of bringing them closer?


Author: Stacy Eaton
Author: Stacy Eaton
Author Genre: Crime, Thriller and Mystery

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Stacy Eaton is a USA Today Best Selling author and began her writing career in October of 2010. Stacy took an early retirement from law enforcement after over fifteen years of service in 2016, with her last three years in investigations and crime scene investigation to write full time.

Stacy resides in southeastern Pennsylvania with her husband, who works in law enforcement, and her teen daughter who is working toward her third-degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do and is a competitive cheerleader on an All-Star Team. Stacy also has a son who is currently serving in the United States Navy and a new grandson.

Stacy is very involved in Domestic Violence Awareness and served on the Board of Directors for her local Domestic Violence Center for three years.




A Wonderful Life

Author: Mimi Barbour

Have you ever had a favorite movie, one you watched every year with your mother or a member of your family, specifically every Christmas? Well the movie I watched with my mom every holiday season was an old 1946 release called – It’s a Wonderful Life. It starred a super actor called, Jimmy Stewart.

We’d laughed and cry together each time we saw that movie, and after I left home and started on my own journey with my husband and kids, I still took the time every year to watch that film, knowing that she would be watching it too.

We’d laugh about it together on the phone, and when it came out in the old VHS form, she bought me a copy so I would have it on hand. Then it came out in Video and she bought me another copy, as I did her.

It became a special time for me. Each year I used that movie night to wrap my Christmas gifts for my family and friends. I surround myself with paper and ribbons, scissors and bows – and most important – a glass of Bailey’s and a dish of newly-baked cookies. Then I’d let myself sink back into the nostalgia of a young girl spending those precious hours with one of my oldest and who became one of my dearest friends.

I truly hope you will enjoy my rendition – my characters Noel Bradford and Mary Star – as they work their way through a time of conflict to find their own wonderful life.


Author: Mimi Barbour
Author: Mimi Barbour
Author Genre: Romance, Paranormal, Suspense

Website: Mimi Barbour Believe
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Twitter: @MimiBarbour
E-Mail: mimibarbour66@gmail.com
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Mimi is an incredibly busy New York Times, USA Today and award-winning, best-selling author. She’s written seven series and has numerous box collections plus single titles to add to her credits.

 Mimi lives on the East coast of Vancouver Island with her husband and writes her various romances with tongue in cheek and a mad glint in her eye. She’s been known to say: “If I can steal a booklover’s attention away from their every-day grind, absorb them into a fantasy love story, and make them care about the ending, then I’ve done my job.”





Jingle With My Princess

Author: Mona Risk

The Doc and the princess... He saves lives, but she may save his heart.


Author: Mona Risk
Author: Mona Risk
Author Genre: Romance

Website: Mona Risk
Author's Blog: Mona's Blog
Twitter: @MonaRiskS
E-Mail: mona@monarisk.com
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New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, Mona Risk, received an Outstanding Achiever Award from Affaire de Coeur Magazine. She's a two time winner of Best Contemporary Romance of the Year from Readers Favorite; a winner of Best Romance Novel of the Year from Preditors & Editors Readers Poll; and an EPIC Award finalist.

Mona Risk's name has often been posted on the Amazon.com 100 Most Popular Authors in Romance list, and her books have garnered: Top Pick, Outstanding Read, Sweetheart of the Week, and Best Book of the Week from various reviewers, and received two mentions in Publisher's Weekly.

Mona lives in South Florida and has traveled to more than eighty countries on business or vacation. She writes contemporary romances, medical romance, romantic suspense, and paranormal fantasy. Sprinkled with a good dose of humor, her stories are set in the fascinating places she visited or more simply at home.

If you like to travel and love to read, come and enjoy her international romances. Meet the spirited heroines and special heroes who share irresistible chemistry in stories that simmer with emotion.




Can She Get Home for Christmas?

Author: Rebecca York

Desperate to get home for Christmas, Samantha Donovan doesn’t realize she’s in terrible danger as she drives through a blinding snowstorm. Only Jax Warden’s psychic powers can save her. But Sam is suspicious of the explanation Jax gives her for why he showed up at just the right time. Can she trust him enough to accept his help?


Author: Rebecca York
Author: Rebecca York
Author Genre: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Romance, Cooking, Food & Wine

Website: Rebecca York - New York Times Best Selling Author
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A master of paranormal romantic suspense, Rebecca York is the author of over 150 books. A New York Times and USA Today best-seller, she has written paranormal romantic thrillers for Berkley and romantic thrillers for Harlequin Intrigue. Her romantic-suspense series, Decorah Security, is set at a detective agency where agents have paranormal powers or work paranormal cases. She also writes an Off-World series where each story is a science fiction romance taking place on a distant planet in the far future.

The first of her Berkley Sensation paranormal romantic suspense novels, KILLING MOON, was a launch book for the imprint.

She also wrote the popular 43 Light Street series for Harlequin Intrigue. In addition, as Ruth Glick, she has authored or co-authored 15 cookbooks.

Rebecca's many awards include two Rita finalist books. She has two Career Achievement awards from Romantic Times: for Series Romantic Suspense and Series Romantic Mystery. NOWHERE MAN was the Romantic Times Best Intrigue of 1998, and the book was selected as one of their Reviewers' "all-time favorite 400 romances." In addition, she received the 1998 Affaire de Coeur's Critics Choice Award for Best Contemporary Novel, also for NOWHERE MAN. Ruth's book, KILLING MOON, won the 2003 New Jersey Romance Writers Golden Leaf Award for best Paranormal. AMANDA'S CHILD won the 2001 Golden Leaf Award for Long Contemporary and was nominated for Best Intrigue of 2000 by Romantic Times. She is one of a small group of authors to have won the Romance Writers of America Centennial Award.

Ruth and her husband travel frequently to research settings for novels and taste new dishes for cookbooks. Her many unique experiences are apt to end up in her books--like the time she encountered a coral snake in the Guatemalan jungle or took a flight in a glider plane.




Miracle on Christmas Tree Street

Author: Alicia Street

After losing her job and moving to the rural North Fork to take the reins of a cozy B&B, single mom Hannah gets more than she bargained for when her business partner turns out to be a Santa-like older man whose way of doing things drives her up a wall. Her daughter, Abbie, befriends the annoying man as well as Brady, the way-too-handsome gym teacher who is determined to break through Hannah’s ice queen shell.


Author: Alicia Street
Author: Alicia Street
Author Genre: Romance, Mystery & Thrillers, Historical Fiction

Website: Alicia Street - Roy Street
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Alicia Street is a USA Today bestselling author and a Daphne du Maurier award-winner. She writes both sweet and spicy romances and sometimes collaborates with her husband, Roy. She spent many years as a dancer, choreographer, and teacher. A compulsive reader of every genre, Alicia loves watching old black-and-white movies and inventing new recipes for soup.




The Holiday (Christmas)

Author: Nancy Radke

Wanting to get away from Seattle rain, and men in general, Jodie swaps her small Seattle apartment for a home in Maui. She arrives in a torrential rainstorm and finds a shipwrecked sailor, complete with dog, already in possession. In keeping with the movie, “The Holiday,” this story is sweet and light.


Author: Nancy Radke
Author: Nancy Radke
Author Genre: Romance, Mystery, Children's

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Nancy Radke grew up on a wheat and cattle ranch in SE Washinton State. She attended a one-room country school through the eighth grade. She learned to ride bareback at age 3 (Really! It was a common practice.) and when she got off or fell off, she would pull her horse's nose to the ground, get on behind its ears, and the horse would lift its head so she could scoot down onto its back. She spent most of her childhood exploring the Blue Mountain trails that bordered the ranchlands. She and a friend once took a trail that turned out to be a two day trip. They always rode with matches and pocket knives, so made camp and returned the next day. These long rides worried her parents, but provided plenty of time to make up stories. Her first novel was set in the Blues, and is entitled APPALOOSA BLUES. TURNAGAIN LOVE was the first one published. It rated a four star review from Affaire de Coeur. Scribes World said "Turnagain Love has some fascinating twists and turns, unexpected complications, and charming scenes." It is light and humorous.

Her next book was CLOSED DOORS, a novel about a man who couldn't read. This was especially interesting to Ms. Radke, as she taught remedial reading, sixth grade, and other classes as a school teacher. All her stories are linked by characters who know each other from book to book. For example, Zack and Jennel show up in two more books besides TURNAGAIN LOVE. Also her books have a theme, such as the theme for TENNESSEE TOUCH, which is that just being alive is dangerous, so you can't be so cautious that you miss out on life. Her favorite character is Hugo, who is the hero in SONGS FOR PERRI. Hugo shows up in SPIRIT OF A CHAMPION and in the first book of the new BROTHERS OF SPPIRIT series that she is writing with her son, Nolan Radke, entitled HEIGHT OF DANGER.

She has gone through survival and outward bound training, including long-distance ocean swimming. Facts from this training shows up in COURAGE DARES and SPIRIT OF A CHAMPION. Her western ranching background shows up in the pioneer series, The Traherns, and APPALOOSA BLUES, which is now available. Her critique group used to say that she talked and wrote backward. This really helped when writing the Traherns, as the dialect seemed very natural. APPALOOSA BLUES, an AMAZON TOP 100 BEST SELLER, is the common book for both the Trahern series and the Sisters of Spirit Series.

Ranch life gives a person a can-do attitude, so when she decided to write and produce a children's Bible on DVD, she never doubted she could do it. Never mind that she had to learn to use a Mac, Photoshop, and the Final Cut Studio programs. The first volume of the SHOW AND TELL BIBLE took eight years to complete. It is two hours long, contains 650 hand-drawn pictures, and gives the impression of a picture book being read by a well-loved parent or grandparent. Little children are absolutely enthralled by it. The second volume is three hours long, 850 pictures, concluding with Esther. It was finished in three years, so she really did manage to speed up.

The feedback from parents and kids has been tremendous. Nancy is working on the third volume now, which will complete the Old Testament. When the entire Bible is finished, she plans to do other children's books on DVD. And for her romance fans, there are more of those coming. For people who love cookbooks, those on Amazon are written by a different lady with the same name.




Love, Actually (By the Sea)

Author: Traci Hall

One year ago, widowed Harper Philips closed her eyes and stuck her finger on the map to escape another holiday in grief—she landed in South Florida where she met a handsome stranger on the beach beneath the stars. Agreeing to no names, they spend an intimate night so powerful neither can forget.

Jacob Orman credits his Christmas Angel for the courage to put all his worldly possessions on the line to turn job loss into an entrepreneurial opportunity. They’d agreed to be strangers—but, if they wanted, they could meet again at the bench by the sea in exactly one year.

Sometimes magic fades in the light of day. What if the memory of the person from a year ago can’t measure up to the reality? How could those feelings actually be love?


Author: Traci Hall
Author: Traci Hall
Author Genre: Romance, Paranormal, Young Adult

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With an impressive bibliography in an array of genres, USA Today bestselling author Traci Hall has garnered a notable fan base. She pens stories guaranteed to touch the heart while transporting the reader to another time and place. Her belief in happily ever after shines through, whether it's a romantic glimpse into history or a love affair for today.



A Royal White Christmas

Author: Leanne Banks

Brianna's seductive persona hides what she's ashamed of so what will happen when Daniel, the man she's fallen for, discovers her secret? But, Daniel has a secret of his own!


Author: Leanne Banks
Author: Leanne Banks
Author Genre: Romance, Contemporary, Fiction

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Leanne Banks is a national #1 best-selling author with over fifty romance novels to her credit. Leanne was born and raised in the wonderful town of Roanoke, Virginia. Growing up in "the star city of the south" had a huge impact on her outlook and her writing. Her B.S. in Psychology only qualifies her to treat fictional characters and she began writing when her two children were very young. Leanne believes in the transforming power of love, so writing romance novels comes naturally to her. Her muse is a 4.5 lb Pomeranian who is happy to snooze beside Leanne while Leanne creates. Leanne loves travel and trips to the beach, but what's most important to her is family.




Brianna’s Season For Miracles

Author: Joan Reeves

Brianna hides behind a seductive persona and avoids nice guys like Daniel for fear she'd want forever out of a relationship, but that doesn't stop her from falling for him. Daniel knows her secret--what will happen when Brianna learns Daniel has a secret too?


Author: Joan Reeves
Author: Joan Reeves
Author Genre: Romance, Chick Lit, Nonfiction

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Joan Reeves is a New York Times and a USA Today bestselling author of Contemporary Romance. Her novels have been published in a half dozen languages, and her ebooks are available at most ebook sellers with audio book and print editions also available. Several of her books are available in French editions through her publisher in France.

When not writing romance--or nonfiction to share what she has learned in life--Joan divides her time between the hustle and bustle of Houston and a house in the Texas Hill Country. At their country house, Joan and her hero, her husband, attempt to grow wine grapes and fruit trees--all while fighting hordes of marauding gophers, skunks, deer, fox, and the occasional copperhead snake.




Letters from the Snowman

Author: Katy Walters

The snow revealed a precious love.


Author: Katy Walters
Author: Katy Walters
Author Genre: Historical Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers, Fantasy

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USA Today Best-Selling author, Katy Walters e.books, and paperbacks are purchased and read in their thousands on Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. Katy lives in the midst of Regency towns on the South Coast of England. Her main interests are historical; contemporary suspense romance, and time travel. She is equally drawn to the paranormal based on mythology and the Dark Ages.

After studying at various universities Katy was awarded a B.A Hons (psych) B.A.(Soc.) B.A. Eng Lit & Creative Writing and an M.A. She was also awarded a Doctor of Science (Hon) for research into pain control. She pursued a fulfilling career as a research psychologist and psychotherapist and gained a fellowship in hypnotherapy. She now enjoys writing over several genres. At present Katy is working on a novel based on psychology and hypnosis.




Almost Christmas in Connecticut

Author: Aileen Fish

Can a wounded warrior learn to trust her celebrity chef crush after discovering his secret? Horrified to learn that her young niece has arranged for her to visit a video blogger she’s never heard of, Winnefred “Fred” Carmichael is guilted into agreeing to the trip. Seeing how handsome he is in his videos doesn’t hurt in making her decision. Tanner Frost is a phony. He is only the front man for his aunt’s cooking, so he’s shocked to find out she invited some soldier to spend Christmas at the family farm. He’s even more shocked to discover Fred is a woman. A beautiful, intriguing woman. Can he keep her from discovering the truth behind his cooking while he’s falling too quickly for her charms?


Author: Aileen Fish
Author: Aileen Fish
Author Genre: Contemporary romance

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USA Today Bestselling Author Aileen Fish is an avid quilter and auto racing fan who finds there aren't enough hours in a day/week/lifetime to stay up with her "to do" list. There is always another quilt or story begging to steal away attention from the others. When she has a spare moment she enjoys spending time with her two daughters and their families. Her books include The Bridgethorpe Brides series and the Small Town Sweethearts series.

She also writes steamy romance under the pen-name Ari Thatcher.




The Polar Xpress

Author: Dani Haviland

After discovering that his fiancĂ©e and business partner were having an affair, California chiropractor Jaime Hernandez decides to indulge in a trip to Alaska to travel the Iditarod Trail by snowmachine. After an accident knocks him for a loop, he’s rescued by a woman dog musher who’s going blind. The odd couple find they have more in common than a love of good food. Will the female owner of Second Chance Kennels give him even a first chance at romance?


Author: Dani Haviland
Author: Dani Haviland
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USA Today best-selling author Dani Haviland semi-retired and moved from her beloved Alaska to Oregon to spend more time growing (and photographing) flowering plants and stunning trees, splitting her time between the organic and electronic, growing plants and cyber folks. Sharing is part of her personality, so creating books and photos to share all over the world makes her happy.

Her tenacious and perky attitude is reflected in many of her cyber children, whether they be a British lord stuck in 18th century North Carolina or a 6'7" time traveling 'fairy' who is out to champion anyone who is having a rough time dealing with difficult life situations.

Several series (The Fairies Saga; Arlie Undercover; Benji, the Early Years) and a few solo titles have evolved from her compulsion to write down the stories in her head that wouldn't stop growing.

Kick back and enjoy the diversity!




The Ref-er-ee

Author: Taylor Lee

For those of you who haven’t seen the 1994 bittersweet Christmas comedy The Ref starring Denis Leary, Judy Davis and Kevin Spacey, I recommend you rent it immediately. Prepare to spend a couple of hours laughing and crying at what is sure to become one of your favorite Christmas movies. Denis Leary plays the thief who invades the home of a dysfunctional family and turns it upside down in hilarious and heartwarming ways.

I hope you enjoy my take on the movie that I loved. In my novella, the dysfunctional Starr family is surely that. But with the unintended help of an accomplished young thief, the family rediscovers the love and happiness they’d allowed to seep out of their lives. In the process they save the life of an abused kid and celebrate their best Christmas ever.


Author: Taylor Lee
Author: Taylor Lee
Author Genre: Romance, Suspense, Mystery

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USA Today Best Selling author Taylor Lee writes Suspenseful Mystery Thrillers - with a heavy dose of Sexy to Sizzling HOT Romance.

In the six years that she has been writing, Taylor has written more than forty books. Her nine series track her Special Operatives, Covert Agents, Cops, Firefighters and other iconic heroes and heroines, through the harrowing situations that make up their lives. From human trafficking rings to corrupt politicians, Taylor investigates the underbelly of society and the criminals who flourish there.

Taylor says: "From the residue in my personal blender of mixed races, cultures and world views, my characters emerge. It comforts me to know that while evil slinks in the shadows, the "good guys and gals" of the world sniff it out - and snuff it out.

My characters are arrogant alpha males and the feisty women who bring them to their knees - and vice versa... They fight hard, love hard and don't mince words. They are dangerous men and women in dangerous times. Love, passion and ridding the world of evil? What's not to like?




A Christmas to Remember

Author: Cynthia Cooke

Brianna McNally comes home to help the family’s B&B become a top wedding destination. But when her mom decides to sell their family home, Brianna finds herself having to make the toughest choice of her life--her dream job in the big city, or running the family business. Throw in an oncoming storm, an ex-fiancĂ©, and a sprained ankle, what could go wrong? Owen Greenley was crushed when Brianna took off for the big city--leaving him with a broken heart and an engagement ring in his pocket. He never wanted to see her again, much less nearly plow into her on a stormy road. He has half a mind to leave her there, but he can’t turn away. She needs him. And he needs to show Brianna that her heart’s desire is right where she left it, with him, on Christmas Mountain.


Author: Cynthia Cooke
Author: Cynthia Cooke
Author Genre: Romance, Mystery & Thrillers

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First published in 2003, Cynthia Cooke is a USA Today Bestselling author who has published 18 novels in 12 different countries with Harlequin, Entangled, and Amazon Kindle Worlds. She has a deep affection for romance stories and playing in the ocean. On her best days you can find her on the beach with her notebook, a novel in hand, and her dog, Angel, by her side.

Embrace the Seduction and prepare to get naughty and have a little fun!




How Gavin Stole Christmas

Author: Natalie Ann

Can Jolene help Gavin find the Christmas spirit when he’s the epitome of Mr. Bah Humbug? Gavin Fierce didn’t always hate Christmas. He wasn’t always grouchy about caroling, decorated trees, and the holiday spirit. But a tragedy broke him of all those fond family moments and memories. Now it’s not worth opening himself up to it again. Why bother to magnify the hurt even more? Jolene O’Malley has always gotten her way. A little loud, a little overzealous, and a whole lot of pushy. She doesn’t know why Gavin feels the way he does about her favorite holiday, but she’s determined to make him understand. To make him feel something she knows is just hidden away trying to find its way out again. If anyone can make Gavin change, it’s her. After all, she’s a master at helping others.


Author: Natalie Ann
Author: Natalie Ann
Author Genre: Contemporary Romance

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Natalie Ann lives in Upstate NY with her husband and teenage son. She has always had a love for books, especially romance and happy ever after. She's written the Road Series and the All Series based in the Capital Region of New York. She is currently writing the Lake Placid Series located in the Adirondacks of New York.




A Sharla Brown Christmas

Author: Ev Bishop

Christmas shouldn’t be the loneliest time of the year…

Finding herself in a run-down apartment in a bad part of a new-to-her town, where she has no family and no friends, single mom Sharla Brown is down in the dumps and thoroughly discouraged. Hoping to cheer herself and others, she decides to throw a community Christmas Eve party—and receives a heartbreaking initial response.


Author: Ev Bishop

Author: Ev Bishop
Author Genre: Fiction, Contemporary, Chick Lit, Romance

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Ev Bishop lives and writes in a remote small town in wildly beautiful British Columbia, Canada--a place that inspires the setting for her cozy sweet contemporary romance series, RIVER'S SIGH B & B.

She currently has six novels published through Winding Path Books:

Bigger Things, a standalone Women's Fiction novel

The River's Sigh B & B series (which can be read in any order, or even just as standalone stories, but really, isn't it the most fun to start with book one?):

Wedding Bands (#1)
Hooked (#2)
Spoons (#3)
Hook, Line & Sinker (#4)
One to Keep (A River's Sigh B & B novella)

Ev also writes under the pen name Toni Sheridan (The Present, and Drummer Boy, White Rose Publishing). In addition to writing novels--her favorite form of storytelling!--Ev is a long-time columnist with the Terrace Standard and a prolific scribbler of articles, essays, short stories and poems. To see her ever growing body of work, please visit www.evbishop.com. When Ev's nose isn't in a book or her fingers aren't on her keyboard, you'll find her hanging out with her family and dogs, or playing outside with friends, usually at the lake or in some garden somewhere. . . .




In the Spirit of Christmas

Author: Alyssa Bailey

Chase knows how to keep Tara safe… but what about his heart?

Feisty, independent, designer Tara Adams finds herself homeless, alone, and blackballed just days after Thanksgiving. Sad and disillusioned, she goes home for Christmas in Wyoming, where she was loved unconditionally, or so she thought until her car is repeatedly vandalized. The Sheriff, Chase Nichols, makes it clear he is interested in more than solving the case, but is Tara’s heart so easily mended?


Author: Alyssa Bailey
Author: Alyssa Bailey
Author Genre: Historical Fiction, Romance, Contemporary

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Hello, I'm Alyssa Bailey and THANK YOU! for reading my books.

I write light, realistic romance novels full of strong alpha males and the spicy adventuresome women they love. My characters live in Cowboy Country, Regency/Victorian England, and the Contemporary realm all with an Happily Ever After.

I am a proud Texan who lives in Alaska's beauty. I watch eagles fly over my head, whales and salmon frolicking in the sea, seals clapping for attention and bears in the neighbor's garbage. Then I vacation where rattlesnakes and scorpions roam beside black widow spiders, cattle country, and horses that are eager to take you on your own happy trails.

I love to write about all of that and more. I hope you enjoy reading my adventures of love with a touch of suspense. Email me if you have suggestions or just want to chat.




The Christmas Getaway

Author: Jen Talty

Olivia Tate wants one thing for her son: to feel connected to the father he’s never known. Every Christmas, she and Noah head north to the lake where her late husband grew up. Equipped with a list of his family traditions, she does her best to follow each one to the letter, right down to baking his grandmother’s famous Christmas cookies. Now eight-years-old, Noah tells her he wants to try something new and learn how to snow ski. So, she makes a deal with her son. She’ll take him to the mountains in Vermont as long as they continue with the rest of the traditions.

What she hadn’t anticipated was the handsome stranger she’d be forced to share a cabin with and the effect he has on her heart, awaking desires she had long buried in the snow.

While deployed eleven months earlier, Navy SEAL Ryder Jameson lost his wife and son in a mass shooting. Needing to escape his family, and hers, he rents a cabin three days before Christmas. Armed with a few bottles Jack, all he wants to do is drink away the painful void left from losing the two people who matter most.

Just as he cracks open his first bottle of whiskey, a woman and her son walk into his cabin. One phone call reveals a mistake in the reservation and no more availability at the resort. To make matters worse, a major snow storm makes it impossible for either one of them to trek to another hotel, leaving him to deal with a boy filled with questions and woman who makes him believe he could risk his heart and love again.


Author: Jen Talty
Author: Jen Talty
Author Genre: Romance, Suspense

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Jen Talty is an award-winning author of Romantic Suspense. Dark Water hit #10 in Barnes and Noble and her books have been in the top 50 on Amazon. Jennifer grew up in Rochester, New York. She recently retired from being a full-time hockey mom as her children hung up their skates. She and her husband still live in Rochester while her children travel globe. Jen was the co-founder of Cool Gus Publishing with NY Times Bestselling Author Bob Mayer.




Boyfriend Wanted for Christmas

Author: Melinda De Ross

Thirty-three-year-old librarian Andrea Sachse doesn’t have the time or skills to date. No man can ever live up to her dreamy book boyfriends, so why bother? But with her parents looking more desperate each time she shows up solo for their annual Christmas party, this year she’s determined to find herself a boyfriend by any means—fair or foul.


Author: Melinda De Ross
Author: Melinda De Ross
Author Genre: Suspense, Romance, Humor and Comedy

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Melinda De Ross is an international author of Romanian origin. She writes in two languages, and her books combine the elegance specific to the European style with the modern appeal of the American culture. She has a Law degree and has been a professional target shooter for over a decade. Her favorite genre to read and write in is Romance, and anytime she prefers to watch a classic movie instead of going to a noisy club.




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