July 2004 (Issue 245)
BOOKLOVERS DAY RETURNS!
Exciting plans are being made across the country as we bring back an RT BOOKclub tradition.
LORI FOSTER, REVEALED
The New York Times bestselling author lets on about the secret of her success.
MYSTERY TAKES A HOLIDAY
Travel around the country and meet some of fiction's most intrepid sleuths.
Nancy Herkness went out of this world to create her latest hero in SHOWER OF STARS.
CLUBHOUSE: Author Spotlights and News
Home Sweet Home
Oklahoma native Billie Letts goes back to her roots in SHOOT THE MOON.
Harlequin's new action line is destined to revive romance in a single bound.
Hot Summer Reads
Two tantalizing scorchers from Bertrice Small and M.J. Rose.
Men With Pens
Four male authors square off to see whose summer book will make the biggest splash.
Courtesy of Mary Jo Putney, Deborah Raney and debut author Kate Lyon.
FAN FORUM: Reader Columns
Under the Covers
Series Wrap Sheet
Quips & Queries
Contests and Giveaways
PROS ON PROSE
CRUCIGER GETS PUBLISHED
Our intrepid aspiring writer gets TWO contracts after an agonizing month of highs and lows.
Meet Pocket mystery editor Christina Boys and discover what she's buying and what she's not.
STOP SHOOTING YOUR CAREER IN THE FOOT
Advice from Alice Orr on how to "curb your enthusiasm" once your manuscript is completed.
COMING NEXT MONTH
ROMANCE AND BEYOND
Take a look at the fresh new face of romance and its 30-year evolution.
FALL BOOKS PREVIEW
Get a sneak peek at publishers' blockbuster lineups for autumn.
Meet Us In St. Louis in 2005: Plans Unfold for the RT Bash