Survey Says!

What do you want when you open a book? Here’s what romance readers said. Respondents ranked their choices with 1 being top choice in each question. (click to tweet) What’s your favorite romance genre? #1 – Contemporary Romance #2 – Regency/Georgian AND Paranormal Romance – TIED #3 – Vikings/Medievals #4 – YA (Young Adult) #5 – NA (New Adult) #6 – Pirates #7 – Westerns/Cowboys ...

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Where Do Readers Want To Go?

What’s one place (geographic, otherworld) that needs more stories?* (click to tweet) This final question on the “Romance Reader” survey was open-ended.  Where would you like to go? Here’s what many of you said…   Forest Any otherworld setting and Ireland next Europe Wales…Ireland…Scotland Tasmania Stories set outside of the USA Vikings South America California Australia (2x) South Asia (2x) India ...

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Teaser Tuesday

  To Find a Viking Treasure by Gina Conkle   Sven spit at the earth. “We’ll take this inside.” He glared at his onetime friend sitting on the ground. “Give me your word…you’ll listen to what I have to say.” Brand witnessed Hakan’s face, eyes wide and brows slammed together, as he looked to his wife clutched in a brutal grip. Was that what love did to a fierce warrior? Made him sit humbled in the dirt, agonizing at his...

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Teaser Tuesday

 To Find a Viking Treasure by Gina Conkle             “She’ll miss me.”             Air thrummed as though they were the only two in this corner of the noisy longhouse.  His bold way of looking at her, no through her, ruffled her.             “Humph,” she snorted, sitting up taller. “Like I’d miss a pebble in my boot.” Brand smiled at her feeble comeback with unvarnished warmth and...

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Doorway to History – August’s Newsletter

View it in your browser.   (Click to Tweet) When you open a book, what do you want to find? Easy to say “entertaining story” or “help me escape,” right?  But, we all don’t want the same thing between our book covers. Likely your tastes have changed over time, too. So, why not tell me about it?  When you’re done here, visit my website and take the “Tell Me What You Like...

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Teaser Tuesday

From Norse Fire (click to tweet)               “Doesn’t it matter to you who sits on Svea’s throne?” She pressed. “He who rules Uppsala rules Gotland.”              Why was she pushing him?  Sestra craved peace and security but first and foremost, the kind found by a wealthy master who could promise a safe home, a place to live out the rest of her days.  Let the man she served sift through the...

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