Holiday Guest Post: Laura Trentham

Holiday Guest Post: Laura Trentham

  A very Cottonbloom Christmas! Jeremy Whitehurst has tried to leave his bad-boy behavior and tarnished image behind in Alabama for a fresh start in Cottonbloom, Louisiana. Unfortunately, trouble has dogged him across state lines. Stepping up and protecting a young woman from her abusive boyfriend earned him a beat-down and got him fired. Although the thanks in the girl’s dark eyes made it all worth it, he recognizes she’s just a...

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Friday Feature: Mary Anne Yarde

Friday Feature: Mary Anne Yarde

“It is dangerous to become attached to a du Lac. He will break your heart, and you will not recover.” So prophesies a wizened healer to Annis, daughter of King Cerdic of Wessex. If there is truth in the old crone’s words, they come far too late for Annis, who defies father, king, and country to save the man she loves. Alden du Lac, once king of Cerniw, has nothing. Betrayed by Cerdic, Alden’s kingdom lies in rubble, his fort razed to...

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Friday Feature: Jessica Cale

Friday Feature: Jessica Cale

Sally Green is about to die. She sees Death in the streets. She can taste it in her gin. She can feel it in the very walls of the ramshackle brothel where she is kept to satisfy the perversions of the wealthy. She had come to London as a runaway in search of her Cavalier father. Instead, she found Wrath, a sadistic nobleman determined to use her to fulfill a sinister ambition. As the last of her friends are murdered one by one, survival hinges...

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An Excerpt: To Steal a Viking Bride by Gina Conkle

An Excerpt: To Steal a Viking Bride by Gina Conkle

  Excerpt from the short story, To Steal a Viking Bride by Gina Conkle (story found in Tales of the Valkyries)   “Please. Gunnar. Wait.” Wind blasted his hair as he charged ahead. Men scrambled around the humble waiting fishing boat. Footfalls raced faster behind him. “Don’t go.” Eira grabbed the back of his tunic. He pivoted on the sand and she let go. “I must.” Light-colored fur framed her face, the tufts shining like...

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