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Eve Silver And A Date With Dagan

BY RT BOOK REVIEWS, AUGUST 02, 2010 | PERMALINK

Author Eve Silver has created a hero who stands out from the legions of vampire lovers and demon dates. Her latest hero, Dagan Krayle, from Sins Of The Heart, is a soul reaper who is making readers swoon. Now readers can see just what it would be like to spend a romantic evening with Dagan ... 


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Stacia Kane Gets (Control) Freaky

BY RT BOOK REVIEWS, JULY 28, 2010 | PERMALINK

Urban Fantasy author Stacia Kane reflects on her inspirations and her writing process after finishing her back-to-back Downside Ghosts trilogy: May's Unholy Ghosts, June's Unholy Magic and July's City of Ghosts. Kane chats about how she sees herself not only in her heroine, Chess Putnam, but also in the entire Downside Ghosts world.

Where Do Books Come From?


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Video Interview: Shannon K. Butcher

BY RT BOOK REVIEWS, JULY 22, 2010 | PERMALINK
To conclude our three video interview series with the authors of the urban fantasy anthology Dark And Stormy Knights, Shannon K. Butcher sits down with RT BOOK REVIEWS Web Editor Morgan Doremus. They chat about Butcher's Sentinel Wars novels and how writing romantic suspense novels influenced the author's urban fantasy series.

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Video Interview: Ilona Andrews

BY RT BOOK REVIEWS, JULY 21, 2010 | PERMALINK
In the second of a three video interview series with the authors of the urban fantasy anthology Dark And Stormy Knights, Ilona Andrews chats with RT BOOK REVIEWS Web Editor Morgan Doremus. The author shares how her Russian heritage influenced the novels and why she looks past European mythology to infuse her tales with magic.

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Video Interview: Vicki Pettersson

BY RT BOOK REVIEWS, JULY 20, 2010 | PERMALINK
In the first of three interviews with the authors of the latest urban fantasy anthology Dark And Stormy Knights, RT BOOK REVIEWS Senior Editor Elissa Petruzzi interviews Vicki Pettersson. The pair chat about the author's Signs Of The Zodiac series, which takes place in Las Vegas.

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Win The Newest Novel From Jeaniene Frost

BY RT BOOK REVIEWS, JULY 19, 2010 | PERMALINK

Jeaniene Frost’s newest novel, Eternal Kiss Of Darkness, will be released on July 27th. To celebrate her new release, Frost will be doing a book tour by train. The author will stop at locations in the South between July 28 - August 5th. You can read about her complete tour schedule here to find out when the author will be closest to you.

This Paranormal Romance got a 4 ½ stars Top Pick rating. The novel, which is a spin-off from Frost’s popular Night Huntress series, pairs vampire Mencheres with courageous P.I. Kira. RT’s Senior Reviewer Jill M. Smith says of the story, “wildly romantic … If Frost keeps this up, fans will need to build more keeper shelves!”

 


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Getting Paranormal At ThrillerFest

BY RT BOOK REVIEWS, JULY 13, 2010 | PERMALINK

RT Summer Intern Lizzie Poteet reports from a Thrillerfest panel about authors' thoughts on mixing paranormal elements into thrillers ...

Ghosts, witches and ghouls, oh my! At this year’s ThrillerFest six of the most noted names in paranormal thrillers met to discuss the popular paranormal subgenre and answer the question: “Why be normal when you can be paranormal?”


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Authors Gena Showalter And Jill Monroe Team Up For A Non-Fic Project

BY RT BOOK REVIEWS, JULY 07, 2010 | PERMALINK

Authors Gena Showalter and Jill Monroe are teaming up for a non-fiction project. Titled, Immortelle, this magazine-style non-fic will focus on comprehensive dating advice for the modern woman. What's the twist? It's written "as if hot, otherworldly men were actually living among us."

The authors, who are best friends, started with the desire to create a "magazine for mortals and immortals alike" and took the project from there ... So, what does a magazine for that niche audience actually look like? Co-author Gena Showalter says, expect Immortelle to be "a mix of Cosmo, Redbook and Oprah." But readers can expect a bit more than advice. Between the pages there will be how-to's, top ten lists, quizzes and even ads.

"If you’re wanting to prepare a romantic meal for your angel or your demon, we’ll tell you what to cook and what to wear. Same with your vampire, werewolf, ghost and other creatures of 'myth.' But no worries, it all applies even if you’re not dating an immortal. Because, really. Everyone’s dated a flesh and blood male and thought, at some point, that the guy shared the same traits as a vamp or a werewolf (or sadly, even a zombie)."


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A Day In The Life Of An RT Intern

BY admin, JUNE 30, 2010 | PERMALINK

Lizzie Poteet, one of RT's two summer interns, reflects on her first major assignment: An RT exclusive author interview with Heather Graham.

It was my second day of work in the big, bad New York City and I was a little overwhelmed. After all, New York is a long way from my home in the suburbs of Nashville -- far geographically, culturally and mentally. I’m confused by the subway system, the New York City streets and I still can’t get a handle on the difference between uptown and downtown. Thankfully, I had somehow managed to find the RT BOOK REVIEWS office in Brooklyn with a minimum of confusion and wrong turns and now faced my second day of my first internship.

No pressure, it’s just an internship at My Dream Job.


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On The Bookshelves Tuesday 6/29/2010

BY admin, JUNE 29, 2010 | PERMALINK

Here's a look at the titles we love that hit shelves this week.

Historical Romance

  Love In The Afternoon by Lisa Kleypas

"Uncoventional, delightful, touching and unforgettable."

 

Mystery/Suspense/Thriller


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Tags: Romantic Suspense, RT Daily Blog, Erotica, Mainstream, Mystery/Suspense/Thriller, Paranormal/Urban Fantasy, Romance, Science Fiction, Young Adult
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