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Next up is the amazing…

National Bestseller Julie James!

After graduating from the University of Illinois College of Law, Julie James clerked for the United States Court of Appeals in Jacksonville, Florida. She then practiced law with one of the nation’s largest law firms for several years until she began writing screenplays. After Hollywood producers optioned two of her scripts, she decided to leave the practice of law to write full-time. Her books have been translated into thirteen languages and Julie’s most recent novel, A LOT LIKE LOVE, is a national bestseller.

Julie James lives with her husband and … Read more »


Please welcome…

2012 Double RITA Finalist Joyce Lamb!

Joyce Lamb started writing romantic suspense novels as a teenager, plunking her dad’s electric typewriter on her bedroom floor and pounding away at it in her jams. Her latest release, True Shot (book 3 in the True trilogy), earned a starred review in Publishers Weekly and four stars from RT Book Reviews.

Joyce also oversees USA Today’s romance novels blog, Happy Ever After (, which features interviews with authors ranging from best sellers to the self-published and book reviews of every romance genre from inspirational to erotica.

Joyce’s second novel, Caught … Read more »


Up next is…

Debut Author Tracey Devlyn!

Tracey Devlyn writes historical romantic thrillers (translation: a slightly more grievous journey toward the heroine’s happy ending). She’s a member of Romance Writers of America, International Thriller Writers, Australia Romance Readers Association and the Windy City, Beau Monde, Women’s Fiction, and PASIC Romance Writers of America chapters. Tracey’s also co-founder of Romance University and Lady Jane’s Salon-Naperville. She lives in the Midwest with her once-in-a-lifetime husband.

Tracey’s debut A LADY’S REVENGE hits store shelves this month:

A British agent flees her French captor’s torturous dungeon and falls in love with the decoder Read more »


My next guest is…

Bestselling Author Marie Force!

Marie Force is the bestselling and award-winning author of the McCarthys of Gansett Island Series, the Treading Water Trilogy and the Fatal Series from Harlequin’s Carina Press. In its July 2010 issue, RT Book Reviews named Marie a “Future Star of Romantic Suspense.” She is a member of RWA’s New England and Published Author Special Interest Chapters. While her husband was in the Navy, Marie lived in Spain, Maryland and Florida, and she is now settled in her home state of Rhode Island. She is the mother of two teenagers and … Read more »


My next guest is the adorable…

Kris Kennedy!

Wife, mom and former therapist & consultant, Kris left behind the office for the wilds of medieval England and Ireland. She still spends time cleaning the wilds of her home, but whenever she can drag herself away from that excitement, she’s writing sexy, adventure-filled historical romances.

She has books published with Kensington Books and Pocket Books, and they’ve made many Desert Island Keeper/Best Of lists. Her second release, THE IRISH WARRIOR, won RWA’s prestigious Golden Heart® Award for Best Unpublished Historical Romance in 2008, and came out in 2010. Her third medieval … Read more »


Next up is my critique partner. The one and only…

Joan Swan!

Joan Swan is an award-winning slacker CP who likes to torment Elisabeth Naughton on a daily basis. When she steps away from Twitter (which isn’t often), Joan works as a sonographer at UCSF, is a devoted mother and wife, and writes incredible stories that leave readers sighing in pleasure (and wishing for their very own escape convicts). In addition to being an expert at everything (which drives Elisabeth nuts and makes her feel like a slacker), Joan creates beautiful jewelry, handcrafts bookmarks, is a whizz with graphic design … Read more »


My next guest is the multi-talented…

Zoë Archer!

Zoë Archer is a RITA® Award-nominated romance author who writes novels chock-full of adventure, sexy men, and women who make no apologies about kicking ass. Her books include the Hellraisers paranormal historical series and the acclaimed Blades of the Rose paranormal historical adventure series. She enjoys baking, Tweeting about boots, and listening to music from the ’80s. ZoË and her husband, fellow romance author Nico Rosso, live in Los Angeles.

Zoë’s latest release is: SKIES OF FIRE: The Ether Chronicles

Man made of metal and flesh

Captain Christopher Redmond has just … Read more »


Join me in welcoming…

Mia Marlowe!

Award-winning author Mia Marlowe writes historical romance for multiple publishing houses. Her debut title received advance ovations from romance luminaries. #1 New York Timesbestseller Victoria Alexander says Mia’s Touch of a Thief has “adventure and heat and everything I want in a great story!” UK’sBooksMonthly has crowned Mia Marlowe “the queen of saucy historical romance.”

Mia’s latest release is TOUCH OF A ROGUE, which was recently named one of Publisher’s Weekly’s Top Ten Romances for Spring 2012:

He can keep her safe… or be her very ruin…

Jacob Preston has three requirements … Read more »


My next author is:

USA Today Bestselling Author Alexandra Hawkins!

Alexandra Hawkins is an unrepentant Anglophile who discovered romance novels as a teenager and knew that one day she would be writing her own. In “The Lords of Vice” series, she has combined her love of English history, mythology, and romance to create sensual character-driven stories that, she hopes, will touch readers’ hearts.

Alexandra’s latest release is SUNRISE WITH A NOTORIOUS LORD:

Dashing, decadent, and deliciously seductive, the notorious Lords of Vice indulge their every desire—from dusk until dawn…


Christopher Courtland, Earl of Vanewright—known around London … Read more »

Win Kismet!

I’m thrilled to welcome…

Award-Winning Author Monica Burns!

An award-winning author of erotic romance, Monica Burns penned her first short romance story at the age of nine when she selected the pseudonym she uses today. Even then she knew that Burns was a great last name for an erotic romance writer who writes burning hot stories.

A workaholic wife and mother, Monica’s most recent awards include the Best of the Best 2011 PRISM award for Assassin’s Heart and a 2010 CAPA award for Kismet. She is also a RWA 2005 Golden Heart Finalist, 2009 and 2006 EPPIE finalist, and … Read more »