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Release Day! Kept by the Viking by Gina Conkle

Rurik is here!   Treat him well, Readers. His love story has been long in the making. The same is true for the rest of the Forgotten Sons (Bjorn, Erik, Gunnar, Thorvald, and Thorfinn…and you might wonder about the shadow Son, Lief). The cast of characters expands when the Rurik, the Sons, and Safira reach Rouen.    Happy Reading! ~Gina CarinaPress Harlequin     Amazon     B&N     Kobo     iBooks   ...

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Countdown: Kept by the Viking by Gina Conkle

Harlequin   Amazon   B&N Kobo   iBooks   GooglePlay CarinaPress     Chapter Two cont’d. Want to catch up on the last installment? Click here.   The one called Rurik took two leather bags from his men. He slung the bags over his shoulder, his long legs ranging toward her. The other men assembled around the fire burning near the barn. All were shades of blond save the black-haired one named Erik. His face bore the...

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Countdown: Kept by the Viking by Gina Conkle

Harlequin   Amazon   B&N Kobo   iBooks   GooglePlay   Want to catch up on the last installment? Click here. Chapter Two   A split-second given to a woman could change a man. That was the problem with the fair sex. They were thieves, stealing a man’s focus. He shouldn’t let the black-haired maid get in his head, but she did. What happened next in the Saxon’s yard came fast as a single breath of air. A bearish yell...

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Countdown: Kept by the Viking by Gina Conkle

Chapter One cont’d. Want to catch up on the first installment? Click here Harlequin   Amazon   B&N Kobo   iBooks   GooglePlay CarinaPress She sat tall. “I am his seeress. Your taking me will be a great slight to him.” “I prefer the ermine. Travels easy. Doesn’t talk.” Plush lips flattened. The maid was used to men choosing her. Aside from her daring, something else bothered him. A thrall might beg, coax, or negotiate,...

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Countdown: Kept by the Viking by Gina Conkle

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Countdown: Kept by the Viking by Gina Conkle

    Harlequin   Amazon   B&N Kobo   iBooks   GooglePlay CarinaPress   Chapter One AD 930, A Saxon outpost on the northern border of Nor’man land   Smiling grimly at the darkness, Rurik tucked a bone-handled blade in his boot. Norns had spun his life with stingy threads, but his days of hardship were over. Rouen’s overlord, Will Longsword, promised to make him a landsman, a plum prize for a low-born...

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Tale of the Scone by Guest Author Virginia Heath

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Tale of the Scone by Guest Author Virginia Heath

Please welcome guest author Virginia Heath for another History Thursday post on food. She’ll parse out all things scone-ish (she’s a Brit, so she knows what she’s talking about). Of course, she writes historical romance. Virginia is also a featured author celebrating the upcoming Royal Wedding on Facebook. More on her book and the Royal Wedding Facebook party to come. But, first…a few words from Virginia Heath on...

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It’s here! My BIG Spring Giveaway of 20 print romance novels

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It’s here! My BIG Spring Giveaway of 20 print romance novels

Happy Spring!   I laugh as I type this because it snowed yesterday—a light snow that melted—but still snow.  But, that won’t stop me from celebrating my annual print book giveaway. This year it’ll be double the fun: I’m hosting 2 giveaways. The first features 20 romance novels (see the picture of the books below with titles and authors). This also kicks off the count down to the release of Kept by the Viking.  Look...

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Guest Post: Marrying Up by Sonja Rouillard (part 2)

  American Royalty — 5 Americans Who’ve Married Up      ~ first in a multi-part America’s Princess series   by Sonja Rouillard, author of the Romance Readers Guide to Historic London   Continuing last week’s fun look at true marrying up romance tales…   A recent royaling-up is Her Royal Highness Princess Sarah Zeid, formerly Sarah Butler of Texas. While not poor, neither was she uber-rich as are most...

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