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What’s Inside the Bag? + A Proclamation

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on August 16, 2018
in Giveaway, historical romance, Romance
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What’s Inside the Bag? + A Proclamation

  Win a fun canvas bag with 5 surprise print romance novels inside* + This…   Here ye! Here ye! My Historical Romance Author Proclamation   I prefer historical romance to be, well…historical. That means I celebrate the past by staying true** to the times. Women ran the gamut of damsels in distress, wallflowers, warrior maidens (and matrons!), to the bold and brassy bad girls. Frankly, I love them all. Ditto for the...

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A little bit of Denver history by Gina Conkle

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on July 26, 2018
in Cowboy Romance, Giveaway, History Thursday, print romance novels
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A little bit of Denver history by Gina Conkle

Earlier this week, I shared the fun of attending Romance Writers of America’s national conference. This year I decided to do something different by getting up around sunrise and exploring the city on foot. I’m glad I did.    I convinced my friend, Anne, who writes small town contemporary romance to explore downtown Denver with me. Early mornings were perfect: quiet, sunny, and full of interesting sites. Here are a few of them...

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What happens when romance writers gather in one place

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on July 24, 2018
in FREE reads, Gina Conkle, Giveaway, Romance
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What happens when romance writers gather in one place

Hi readers! I hope you all are having a wonderful summer. Last week was Romance Writers of America’s annual conference. This year the conference was held in Denver, Colorado. The city was sunny, the restaurants great, and of course, the readers and writers were lots of fun. Here’s a quick pictorial of my week:                             Thanks for taking this trip...

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Celebrate with me!

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on July 15, 2018
in Contest winner, Georgian romance, Gina Conkle, historical romance, Meet a Rogue at Midnight, Midnight Meetings series
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Celebrate with me!

I just received some great news! Meet a Rogue at Midnight (Midnight Meetings, book 4) won the 2018 Beverley Contest, romantic novella category (published). The contest was established in honor of the late historical romance author, Jo Beverley. Jo Beverley was one of the reasons I fell back in love with romance. I’d had a long hiatus from reading romance novels (college, having to work two jobs for stretches of time, returning to school...

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Pick a Character and Get His Free Story

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on July 11, 2018
in Midnight Meetings series, serial
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Pick a Character and Get His Free Story

    Starting later this fall, I’m offering readers a serial on my blog. One secondary character from the Midnight Meetings series will get his story told—a free bonus— for my readers. The best part? You pick the character!*   Your choices: A. Nate Fincher, the up and comer from the wrong side of Town in The Lady Meets Her Match B. Herr Wolf, stoic Prussian belonging to a secret military society in The Lord Meets...

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News, News, News

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on June 30, 2018
in Award Finalist, Award Winner, Book Signing, Meet a Rogue at Midnight, Romance, To Steal a Viking Bride
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News, News, News

Some announcements!    To Steal a Viking Bride, Norse series #3 is the 2018 Winner of New England Reader’s Choice Award for Short Story Romance (published)     Meet a Rogue at Midnight, Midnight Meetings series #4 is a 2018 Finalist in The Golden Quills Contest for Historical Romance (published) AND 2018 Finalist in The Beverley for Romantic Novella (published)     Like book signings?     I’ll...

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An Audio Book Giveaway (pssst! romance novels on CDs)

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on May 16, 2018
in Audio books, Books on CD, Giveaway, historical romance, Romance
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An Audio Book Giveaway (pssst! romance novels on CDs)

  A special giveaway, celebrating romance novels you can listen to.     a Rafflecopter...

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Release Day! Kept by the Viking by Gina Conkle

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on May 14, 2018
in alpha hero, alpha male, bad boy heroes, Forgotten Sons series, Kept by the Viking, Romance, Viking romance
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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

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on May 13, 2018
in bad boy heroes, Forgotten Sons series, Kept by the Viking, Romance, Viking romance
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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

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on May 12, 2018
in bad boy heroes, Exclusive excerpt, Forgotten Sons series, Kept by the Viking, Romance, Viking romance
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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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