Category Archives: The Slightest Provocation

And We Have TWO Winners!

Congratulations to… Marisol, from Downey, CA, and Sara from Blacksburg, VA, …who correctly answered the question in my recently ended contest — yes, Jasper Hedges, hero of The Edge of Impropriety, has blue eyes. Each lucky winner will receive my four backlist romance titles, autographed for holiday giving: The Slightest Provocation The Bookseller’s Daughter Almost … Continue reading And We Have TWO Winners!

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Balanced on the EDGE: discussions, interviews, and a chance to win a freebie

What’s most thrilling about the DearAuthor conversational review of The Edge of Impropriety isn’t the A rating they gave me (though I’d hardly kick it out of bed), but the wide-angle focus with which they’ve approached the body of my work (my oeuvre, my husband called it, half tongue-in-cheek and half bursting with pride — … Continue reading Balanced on the EDGE: discussions, interviews, and a chance to win a freebie

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Romance in Shaky Times

The Edge of Impropriety is scheduled to be released on election day, Tuesday, November 4, 2008. And — try as I might to tell myself that the problems of one little writer don’t amount to a hill of beans in this crazy world — I’ve got to admit that these days I’m nervous about the … Continue reading Romance in Shaky Times

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From Berlin, a little neurotically but with love… More About RWA National

Shandy-esque, this business of blogging with the Berlin Alexanderplatz radio tower out the window and part of my heart still in San Francisco at the RWA National Conference two weeks ago… But I have only myself to blame. I timed this Berlin vacation, you see, at least in part so that we’d be leaving on … Continue reading From Berlin, a little neurotically but with love… More About RWA National

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Only for Gentlemen: Thoughts on Sexy Fiction

A funny thing happened to me when I set out to write a response to AgTigress’s remarks on how to distinguish between erotica and pornography, posted on Teach Me Tonight, the blog for literary scholars who enjoy romance fiction and respect it as an area for study and discussion. Suddenly I found myself remembering some … Continue reading Only for Gentlemen: Thoughts on Sexy Fiction

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A New Contest, on the Edge

What a deal! Read the sneak peek excerpt from The Edge of Impropriety, and then go to my contest page to answer a mildly sneaky question about the text: very mildly sneaky — here’s a hint: you shouldn’t stop reading at the first paragraph. But then, I hope you won’t anyway. Hope you enjoy the … Continue reading A New Contest, on the Edge

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