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Two “First Meets” in Romance – A Battle of the Books

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on September 20, 2017
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Two “First Meets” in Romance – A Battle of the Books

  The “Meet Cute” ranks up there in romance with “First Kiss” and the “Big Ending.” We like them quirky, funny, poignant, or hair-on-fire-mad (like an enemies to lovers first meet). We like them in contemporary romance, paranormal romance, and most definitely in historical romance.   With my Georgian series, Midnight Meetings, I noticed something about the “First Meet” in both upcoming...

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VIRTUE by Victoria Vane

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on September 16, 2017
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VIRTUE by Victoria Vane

  VIRTUE THE SONS OF SCOTLAND BOOK ONE VICTORIA VANE     A man without a past…  Abandoned at a monastery as a young child, Alexander serves two masters—God and the fading memories of his past life—the one he never got to live. As he nears the day to take his vows, he’s sent on a last sojourn into the real world, but what begins as a test of faith becomes a journey to manhood.  And a woman who doesn’t know her own...

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Warriors & Bad Boys Through History

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on September 7, 2017
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Warriors & Bad Boys Through History

For those who like their history a little hot     You don’t want to miss out on this giveaway! Click here to get your free historical romance novels.  This ends September 15th. Grab your books now from more than 10 acclaimed historical romance authors.      Happy Reading!                                                                                          ...

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Feature Friday with author Victoria Vane

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on September 1, 2017
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Feature Friday with author Victoria Vane

WELCOME VICTORIA! It’s truly a pleasure to have you on the blog talking about your newest book and getting to know more about you. Let’s dive into some questions… What made you start writing romance? My writing career began in 2010 with the publication of a huge novel (548 published pages) called THE HIGHEST STAKES, a story of star-crossed lovers and horse racing set in the 18th century. Although this story was not a...

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What’s the Craziest Thing You’ve Done for Love? (a re-blog from RARM)

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on August 24, 2017
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What’s the Craziest Thing You’ve Done for Love? (a re-blog from RARM)

Gina Conkle – Head-spinning Romance, Empowering Love August 24, 2017 by Bobbi Dumas Hi friends! Welcome to the 5th Annual Read-A-Romance Month! While I read romance all year long, August is the month we celebrate this awesome genre! Come back every day to read all three “Power of Romance” posts. Check out the full calendar of authors here. You can also find links to the last four years’ posts from the boxes in the sidebar, and if...

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Advanced Peek at Mr. Beckworth from Midnight Meetings series, book 8

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on August 13, 2017
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Advanced Peek at Mr. Beckworth from Midnight Meetings series, book 8

  Midnight Meetings series, Book 8 Chapter One   A man in possession of a humble fortune knows the trials and tribulations of finding a wife. When said gentleman is neither titled nor well-connected in Society, the challenge grows exponentially. He must wade through a crop of wall-flowers, witless young women, and racy widows on the hunt for carnal escapades.             For if there was one thing Mr. Samuel Beckworth did...

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It’s in His Kiss by Gina Conkle (cross-posted with Casablanca Author’s Blog)

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on August 8, 2017
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It’s in His Kiss by Gina Conkle  (cross-posted with Casablanca Author’s Blog)

It’s been fun this year to see two very different heroes come into their own: Lord Marcus Bowles, a second son and Jonas “Bacon” Braithwaite, man of business for the Earl of Greenwich. Both men appear as key secondary characters in the Midnight Meetings series. Now they get their own books, but as men, they couldn’t be more different. So, here’s a reader poll for you. Which hero archetype appeals to you the...

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“I have a few requirements, milord…” an excerpt from The Lord Meets His Lady by Gina Conkle

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on July 28, 2017
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“I have a few requirements, milord…” an excerpt from The Lord Meets His Lady by Gina Conkle

The Lord Meets His Lady Midnight Meetings series, book 3 Where rakish Lord Bowles fixes a cottage, and his impertinent housekeeper fixes his heart        An excerpt: “I have a few requirements milord…” Miss Turner bent over at the hearth, dumping ashes into a red pail. She could be ringing an off-key church bell with her energetic cleaning or calling the morning muster. “Mr. Beckworth asked me to remind you that...

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Meet a Rogue at Midnight

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on July 20, 2017
in DragonBlade Publishing, ebook, excerpts, Georgian romance, Gina Conkle, Meet a Rogue at Midnight, Midnight Meetings series, novella, Romance
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Jonas gets his own story in Meet a Rogue at Midnight. Ready for a glimpse into Jonas and Livvy’s romance? Here’s an excerpt (part of Chapter One): Chapter One   Jonas stood bare-arse naked before a crackling fire, bathwater dripping down his chest. There was no time for a proper dry off. The drapes were stirring in his bed chamber though the window was closed. He snatched velvet breeches off the chair and slipped them on casual...

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Meet a Rogue at Midnight… Remembering Jonas “Bacon” Braithwaite

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on July 19, 2017
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Meet a Rogue at Midnight… Remembering Jonas “Bacon” Braithwaite

I’m SO thrilled to finally bring to life Jonas’s story. Do you remember him? He was Lord Edward’s man of business in Meet the Earl at Midnight.  His love story releases October 17, 2017.  ****Excerpt from Meet a Rogue at Midnight, the NEW book, comes tomorrow**** To jog your memory, here’s an excerpt of Jonas talking about women with Lord Edward (and below that is an excerpt from Meet a Rogue at...

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