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

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

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

“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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The Intriguing Appeal of a Provocative Hero by Gina Conkle

The Intriguing Appeal of a Provocative Hero by Gina Conkle

Whether they’re alpha males leading the pack or lone-wolf types, we love our bad-boys. And they come in all modes: riding motorcycles, captaining a pirate ship, or a duke at the helm of a secret society. Throw in a dash of humor, and you’ve got me. I love to read them as much as I love to write them. The irony is I’m not a funny person. So, it’s a test of skill…a serious-natured woman writing a man of quick wit. And...

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“Having a case of lust at first sight?” (an excerpt from The Lord Meets His Lady)

The Lord Meets His Lady by Gina Conkle Midnight Meetings series, book 3   Where rakish Lord Bowles fixes a cottage and an impertinent housekeeper fixes his heart An excerpt:             “Having a case of lust at first sight?” Samuel asked.             “What?” Marcus dislodged himself from the parlor doorway.             Samuel frowned and checked his brothers. Alexander and Adam were bent over a chess...

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Tuesday Teaser: The Lord Meets His Lady [Midnight Meetings, book 3] + FLASH Giveaway!

Tuesday Teaser: The Lord Meets His Lady [Midnight Meetings, book 3] + FLASH Giveaway!

Now available for pre-order The Lord Meets His Lady by Gina Conkle   Lord Marcus Bowles has stained his family’s reputation for the last time. Only after spending a scandal-free year restoring some far-flung property can this second son return in good graces. But Marcus isn’t one to abandon a lone damsel on a dark country lane. One stolen kiss and Genevieve Turner’s handsome midnight savior disappears. Typical. No...

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