May 2007 (Issue 279)

 

COVER STORY

MICHELE SCOTT
Learn how a love of fine wine and racehorses inspired two sensational series from this cozy mystery author.

BRENDA JOYCE
This multifaceted author shares excitement for her new paranormal series, Masters of Time.

 

FEATURES

URBAN FANTASY: IT'S A BRAVE NEW WORLD
Find out why these books go beyond paranormal romance and straight to the top of the bestseller lists.
JIM BUTCHER
The creator of the urban fantasy series The Dresden Files talks about its genesis and what the future holds for his wizard hero.
ROBERT B. PARKER
A master of crime fiction moves beyond Spenser and reaches out to a young-adult audience.
MEET MR. ROMANCE 2006
A true romantic hero, Rodney Chatman lives up to his title with his "family first" philosophy and his idea of the perfect woman -- his wife!
AMERICAN TITLE III
We catch up with all 10 contestants before the big winner is announced.

CLUBHOUSE: Author Spotlights  and News

Judith Kelman
This master of psychological suspense celebrates her 15th novel.
Tracey Bateman
An inspirational veteran launches Avon's Inspire line.
Theresa Meyers
A debut author pays tribute to her mom.
Shanna Swendson
How does this author watch TV and write for a living?
Sandra Worth
An author rewrites Shakespeare's villainous Richard III for her historical fiction title.
Lacey Alexander
Toni Blake unveils her erotica alter ego.
LuAnn McLane
Spunky Southern characters dance the Honky Tonk in her latest.

FAN FORUM: Reader Columns

Under the Covers
Series Rap Sheet
Paperback Roundup
Contest
Travel Spot
A New Regency Imprint

PROS ON PROSE

NOVELIST'S BOOT CAMP
The final mission has been completed; now it's time to take stock of your goals -- and your writing.
WRITING WORKSHOP
How do you decide who gets a point of view and who doesn't?
WRITING URBAN FANTASY
Authors in this growing genre offer tips on writing tales that readers will adore.

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