May 2003 (Issue 231)

 

COVER STORY

KRISTIN HANNAH
How a minor character inspired this talented author's latest hardcover sensation, BETWEEN SISTERS.

SPECIAL FEATURE
Meet Mr. Romance & Costume Competition Hopefuls

   

FEATURES

GENTLEMEN PREFER ROMANCE
Get to know some of the male authors and editors who are shaping the future of the genre.

DADDY KNOWS BEST
Debut author Ronald Anthony pens a poignant novel about the love between father and son.

TURNIPS, TUPPERWARE AND A DAUGHTER'S LOVE
Barbara Bretton explains how turnips—yes, turnips—inspired her powerful new title, SHORE LIGHTS.

HOT SUMMER READS
A preview of the biggest and best books for the beach!

AUTHOR PROFILES

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT
Carla Kelly, Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez, Eric Jerome Dickey, Emma Holly, Pam Rosenthal, Sandra Kitt, Nita Abrams, Rebecca Brandewyne, Charlaine Harris, Laura Marie Altom, Judi McCoy

COLUMNS

FAN FORUM
Flavia
Paperback Roundup
Giveaways & Contests
NYC's Library Hotel
5 Great Books
Lasting Impressions
Book Sleuth
Quips & Queries
2-In-1 Romances

SPECIAL PROMOTIONS
Silhouette: Enemy Mine
Ellora's Cave Authors
Espan Authors

CONVENTION NEWS
Convention at a Glance
2003 Heroes & Heroines
Workshops Galore

PROS ON PROSE

RESEARCH DIVA RETURNS
Kristine Hughes is back with an insightful, informative and invaluable monthly research column.

PATH TO PUBLISHING
Cindy discovers that when life hands you lemons…you have to just keep writing.

MASTER CLASS III—LESSON 5: WE'VE GOT YOUR ANSWERS
Write what you know—then make up the rest. Also, to write a great love scenes, go slow.

COMING NEXT MONTH

WHERE HAS ALL THE ROMANCE GONE?
Is "happily ever after" becoming a thing of the past?

CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE
The return of a 1980s children's-book trend offers adult readers decision- making power from erotica to romantic adventure.

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