January 2004 (Issue 239)
HARLEQUIN TARGETS WOMEN'S FICTION
While sprucing up its romance program, Harlequin Books embraces women's fiction with a new attitude.
Downpours, demons and djinn are the subjects du jour in a breakout book by rising star Rachel Caine.
A SUBSTANTIAL SEQUEL
Barbara Taylor Bradford surprises readers with a new book that revisits the saga begun in A WOMAN OF SUBSTANCE, EMMA'S SECRET.
BAD DATES CAN BE MURDER
Actress Harley Jane Kozak pens her first romantic-comedy mystery, DATING DEAD MEN.
CLUBHOUSE: Author Spotlights and News
Breast cancer survivor Eschenburg packs her heroines with a mountain of courage.
Sexing It Up at Berkley
Emma Holly delivers the scoop on her first erotica for Berkley, PERSONAL ASSETS.
Sabrina Jeffries gets a naughty idea for MARRIED TO THE VISCOUNT.
Sex and the Ton?
Jessica Benson serves up a flawed heroine in her first-person Regency historical.
Two Avon authors team up for hijinks.
Three hot novels that cross the divide.
Chick Lit & Romance
Kissing frogs and burning furniture prove anything can happen in chick lit.
FAN FORUM: Reader Columns
Under the Covers
5 Best Books...
Giveaways & Contests
Quips & Queries
PROS ON PROSE
STOP SHOOTING YOUR CAREER IN THE FOOT!
Former author and literary agent Alice Orr kicks off a 12-month series for new writers.
Q&A WITH ANN PEACH
How valuable are writing contests for unpublished authors? Popular scribes sound off.
PATH TO PUBLISHING
Cindy Cruciger finds a career opportunity when she least expects it.
MEET THE AGENT
Learn what it takes to get the attention of talent-driven super-agent Ethan Ellenberg.
COMING NEXT MONTH
BEST BETS FOR VALENTINE READING
Cupid is stirring up trouble for romantics in a bevy of holiday books.
EDITORS' SPRING PICKS
Get an advance look at the fresh crop of must-reads set to bloom this spring.
A NY Spring Fling in 2004
Kansas City Highlights