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Weekly Web Wrap Up 9/28/2012

BY , SEPTEMBER 28, 2012 | PERMALINK

Did you spend your whole week Untouched By His Diamonds?

Here's what you missed on the RT site:

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HISTORICAL ROMANCE: Anna Campbell gambles with her characters. The Author On Seven Days >>

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE: Barbara Delisnky re-releases a classic. And Reveals What's Next >>

PARANORMAL: October is right around the corner. Get In The Fall Spirit With These Ghostly Reads >>


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Tweethearts: Tweets We Loved This Week

BY , SEPTEMBER 28, 2012 | PERMALINK

The Internet is full of hilarious gems and memorable words of wisdom from the masses. Authors, readers and publishers on Twitter are no exception and continuously put smiles on the faces of Twitter users daily in 140 characters or less. We've started compiling out favorite Tweets. Here are some of the standouts of the week:


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Meet September's Debut Authors

BY , SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 | PERMALINK

Readers, we know, are constantly on the lookout for the next great author to add to their “auto buy” list. Always ready to help you spend your money, we are here to introduce you to this month's most promising debut authors across the genres!



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Valerie Bowman Asks: What’s the Most Scandalous Thing You’ve Ever Done?

BY , SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 | PERMALINK

Author Valerie Bowman's debut historical romance novel, Secrets of a Wedding Night, is about a virgin widow who writes a scandalous pamphlet that sets the ton on its ear, breaks up an engagement and launches a challenging game of seduction. Considering the heroine's propensity for causing mischief, Valerie thought it would be fun to ask some romance authors the question, "What's the most scandalous thing you've ever done?"

Below are their true confessions of wicked behavior!

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Vanessa Kelly, author of His Mistletoe Bride


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Cheaper By The Dozen - This Week's Hot E-Book Deals

BY , SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 | PERMALINK

One of our favorite features of the e-revolution is the sheer amount of books you can pack into such a tiny digital device. But what do you do when the growing number of new reads causes your wallet to shrink uncomfortably? Shop the e-book deals, of course! In this column we highlight some of our favorite book buys that will cost you less than a medium-sized coffee. 

Historical Romance

Perilous Pleasures by Jenny Brown

    

Buy For $1.99 >>

 

Contemporary Romance

The Last Bride in Ballymuir by Dorien Kelly

   

Get It For Free >>

 

Young Adult

Sweet Venom by Tera Lynn Childs

Get It For Free >>

     


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Baltimore Is For Book Lovers This Weekend

BY Elissa Petruzzi, SEPTEMBER 27, 2012 | PERMALINK

Calling all book lovers! If you’re anywhere near Baltimore this weekend, you’re going to want to come on down to the Baltimore Book Festival.

“It’s a huge, three-day, major event each year that brings together a wide array of authors,” says paranormal author Laura Kaye, who organized the romance section of the festival with the Maryland Romance Writers. “There really is something for everyone. There’s nonfiction, a huge cooking stage — everything from children’s to erotica.”

Maryland Romance Writers had a blast at the 2011 Baltimore Book Festival


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Pleasure For Sale: Nine Historical Tales for Under $2

BY , SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 | PERMALINK

Cheaper by the Dozen, our weekly column that rounds up inexpensive e-book deals, will be available tomorrow. But today we've rounded up nine tales of historical pleasure that will surely steal your heart and are a steal ... each is e-available for only $1.99. Check out the following reads that will surely have you lusting for more! 

 

Guilty Pleasures by Laura Lee Guhrke 

Readers will love this award-winning tale that channels My Fair Lady. Anthony Courtland is determined to transform his employee Daphne Wade and in the process, perhaps they will find love.

Buy From Amazon >>
Buy From Barnes & Noble >>

 

To Pleasure a Duke by Sara Bennett

Eugenie Belmont tells a teeny-tiny white lie about a fake fiancée. But when Sinclair, Duke of Somerton takes on the role for real, sparks really start to fly! 

Buy From Amazon >>
Buy From Barnes & Noble >>

 

The Perils of Pleasure by Julie Ann Long

Madeline Greenway may have saved Colin Eversea from a hangman’s noose, but her motives are not pure. She needs his protection and his love.

Buy From Amazon >>
Buy From Barnes & Noble >>

     


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The RT Ghostbusters Tackle The Spirits Of These Recent Releases

BY , SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 | PERMALINK

If you’ve noticed something strange in your books, who you gonna call? We hope you said the RT Ghostbusters Team, ‘cause we ain’t afraid of no ghosts! Which is a good thing, since we found a lot of those spirits that go “boo!” haunting the pages of some recent reads. Fear not because we’re here to exorcise the spirits and flush those ghosts right out, no matter which genre you're reading. 


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Author Anna Campbell Gambles With Her Character's Life

BY , SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 | PERMALINK

Described as being similar to Beauty and the Beast, but with a sexy twist, Anna Campbell's latest historical romp Seven Nights in a Rogue's Bed is a Regency tale about Sidonie Forsyth, a young woman who risks it all and must spend seven nights in the bed of a cursed "monster" in order to save her sister. What got her into this mess? A gambling debt, which was quite common during the time period. Today the author shares a little bit about what she learned about gambling during the Regency era and how she weaves it into her latest story.


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Barbara Delinsky On Her New Reissue, Her Favorite Reads And What's Next

BY , SEPTEMBER 25, 2012 | PERMALINK

Writing heartwarming stories since the 1980s, Barbara Delinsky is an auto-buy author for many romance readers. This bestselling author has become well known for her mainstream fiction reads, but she is reissuing two of her classic romances, A Special Something and Heat Wave as a new book, Warm Hearts, which hits shelves today. We're eager to re-visit some of our favorite classic love stories, so today the author shares some details about the upcoming book and reveals some personal ties to the heroes and heroines of both stories. Plus, we get a special look at the author's current reading list as well as a sneak peek at what's to come!

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We are thrilled that you’re re-releasing 1987’s Heat Wave and 1984’s A Special Something as the new book Warm Hearts. Did you re-read the books before you agreed to re-publish them and were the stories the way you remembered writing them? 


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