First Viking Kiss – Norse Jewel

First Kiss from Norse Jewel, a Viking romance   “Is that true? Did you talk about me when you went hunting?” “Aye.” His voice was steady, but she noticed his pulse beating rapidly at his neck as she set the pan before them. He appeared to choose his words with care. Funny how men measure their words to a woman, if they think trouble brews. Sestra would be proud at her quick study of men. “And if I gave you Erik, would you...

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“First Kiss” – Meet the Earl at Midnight

Oh that first kiss!  Sometimes sweet, sometimes torrid, but always memorable with your true love.  Maybe since we’re in February, kissing needs extra notice?  Whatever the case,  author Karen Michelle Nutt of KMNBooks Blogspot is celebrating first kisses this week and next.   I offered a Georgian first kiss and a Viking first kiss to KMN Books.  Here’s a “First Kiss” excerpt from Meet the Earl at...

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Keep Your Eye On The Eight Ball

by Gina Conkle (new author to Sourcebooks)   By nature, I’m 99% calm and contemplative, but, oh, my impulsive 1%. Maybe that’s why I write romance? Nothing beats the vicarious thrills you find on the page…all experienced from the comfort of your favorite reading spot.   After a dating life that can best be described as a roller coaster, my own true love story began around the ripe old age of 26. I was ready for real...

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Teaser Tuesday – “Why the tether?”

His massive size closed in, blocking all light. Wedged between a barrel and the ship’s side, sturdy wood imprisoned her. His skin grazed hers as he wrapped the leather around her wrists. She glanced down at the detestable strap, and a burst of rebellion flowered. “Why the tether? What harm can one woman do?” His eyes widened at her show of courage, or so she guessed from the way he tipped his head in acknowledgment. “Aye, one woman.”...

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Happy Birthday Entangled Publishing!!!

  1095 days and about 400 authors ago, our founder set forth on this continent a new publishing company, conceived in a new business model bridging the gap between traditional and self-publishing. With 11 imprints and 9 genres, you’re sure to find something to fit your reading fancy. I’m just happy they like Viking romance. Yes Vikings.  They welcomed Norse Jewel, Book 1 in my Norse series. But this blog is...

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