November 2003 (Issue 237)
THE TRUTH ABOUT BONDAGE
Romantica author Ann Jacobs debunks preconceived notions and explains how it can be effective in fiction.
AFTER THE FIRE
Kathryn Shay shares the inspiration behind her new firefighter trilogy.
HEROES OF THE UNDEAD
Expert and author Dr. Jean Lorrah sheds light on how vampires went from villains to heroes.
QUEEN OF THE IMMORTALS
Anne Rice discusses her spiritual and emotional connections to beloved vampire Lestat for the finale of the Vampire Chronicles, BLOOD CANTICLE.
MEET MR. ROMANCE 2002
Charlie Meadows talks candidly about the women who influenced his successful business and modeling careers.
CLUBHOUSE: Author Spotlights and News
Linda Howard Returns
The suspense queen reveals the secret behind the story topics that put her on top.
Living the Fabulous Life
Five fiction fantasies to glam up your life. Plus, tips from the wild side from tart noir author Lauren Henderson.
Dinner & a Book
Leanne Banks doubles the temptation with her second single-title release WHEN SHE'S BAD and her famous Mississippi Mud cake.
Ready & Armed
Catch up on the latest hot releases!
Historical romance author Lorraine Heath gears up for her first contemporary, HARD LOVIN' MAN, with a course in police work.
Regency author Karen Harbaugh turns on gothic charms for NIGHT FIRES.
Ann Major and Stephanie Bond have murder on their minds...
FAN FORUM: Reader Column
Under the Covers
Five Best Books
Booklovers' Giveaways & Contests
PROS ON PROSE
A BOOK IN A MONTH
Celebrate National Novel Writing Month by penning the book of YOUR dreams!
MASTER CLASS III
What's the best way to get published? Ann Peach tackles this and weighs in on publishing etiquette.
COMING NEXT MONTH
12-STEP PROGRAM FOR ROMANCE ADDICTS
Path to Publishing columnist Cindy Cruciger creates her own 12-step program for romance addicts—designed to keep readers hooked for life!
WINTER BOOKS PREVIEW
Read up on hot releases guaranteed to warm those chilly winter nights.
Last call to sign up for the booklover event of the year!