September 2004 (Issue 247)
ROBIN JONES GUNN
Kensington Books' founder and CEO makes his fiction debut with the World War II-era novel SONGBIRD.
INSPIRATION IS IN!
An in-depth look at the emerging inspirational market and its mass appeal to the mainstream reader.
GO THE DISTANCE!
Thirty-eight Suzanne Brockmann fans set down their books to shape up and ship out--to a fitness boot camp for women run by U.S. Navy SEALs.
CLUBHOUSE: Author Spotlights and News
A Tempting Read
Cathy Maxwell mixes love and lust in her historical novel TEMPTATION OF A PROPER GOVERNESS.
This fall brings something for everyone, from multicultural inspirationals to Alisa Valdes-Rodriguez's latest.
What's not to love about the South? Four authors encourage readers to travel to their favorite Southern states.
Double Gothic Delights
Two advocates of the gothic novel--Rebecca Brandewyne and 2003 Golden Heart winner Donna Birdsell--mystify with stories of family curses and brooding heroes.
FAN FORUM: Reader Columns
Under the Covers
Series Rap Sheet
Evanovich's Romance Roots
Quips & Queries
PROS ON PROSE
PATH TO PUBLISHING
Cindy Cruciger's editor Anna Genoese gives her side of the story.
STOP SHOOTING YOUR CAREER IN THE FOOT
Alice Orr takes you on a quest for the perfect agent.
THE MAKING OF A BOUTIQUE AGENCY
Meet independent agent Cheryl Ferguson and discover how she built a successful agency from the bottom up.
COMING NEXT MONTH
Quench your thirst and desire for paranormals in this otherworldly-themed issue.
All aboard for a trip to the past with an updated list of favorite time-travel reads.
In the Spotlight: The Aussies are Coming, Authors at the Book Fair & Genre Updates.