Battle of the Books: First “He’s Hot” Moment by Gina Conkle*

Battle of the Books: First “He’s Hot” Moment by Gina Conkle*

The Battle of the Books continues…     Two novels in my Midnight Meetings series are launching in these final months of 2017: The Lord Meets His Lady (book 3) and Meet a Rogue at Midnight (book 4, a novella). Part of the fun has been comparing hallmark scenes in romance and seeing which book fared better. I’m continuing “Battle of the Books”* with “The Heroine’s First ‘He’s...

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Battle of the Books: First Funny Moment (re-blogged from Sourcebooks Casablanca)

Battle of the Books: First Funny Moment (re-blogged from Sourcebooks Casablanca)

The Battle of the Books continues…     Two novels in my Midnight Meetings series are launching in these final months of 2017: The Lord Meets His Lady (book 3) and Meet a Rogue at Midnight (book 4, a novella). Part of the fun has been comparing hallmark scenes in romance and seeing which book fared better. In the spirit of firsts, I’m presenting the first “funny moment” between the hero and heroine in The...

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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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“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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