Donna Alward’s Desert Island Books

My castaway this month is… …bestselling author Donna Alward who, while she was busy studying Austen, Eliot and Shakespeare, she was also losing herself in the breath-taking stories created by romance novelists like LaVyrle Spencer and Judith McNaught.  Several years after completing her degree she decided to write a romance of her own and it…

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Talking about the Holidays…

…well, no one ever expected this This year has been tough, no question. Whatever holiday is your special day has been hit hard. Just as those who suffered through Eid and Hannukah, many of you will not see your loved ones at this special time of the year. But that’s not the biggest thing we’ve…

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Christmas week kindle deal for US readers!

This is just a fly-by post to let you know that Christmas Reunion in Paris is on a special offer from 21-27 December in the US.  Perfect timing to treat yourself. Here’s a reminder of a few of the things people have said about this book – “..this was a story packed with emotion, with…

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Rachael Stewart’s debut for Harlequin Romance

Definitely tempted! January sees the debut Harlequin Romance debut of “Dare” author Rachael Stewart.   I have an interview with Rachael booked for next year, when I am going to strand her on my desert island, but I couldn’t pass up the arrival of her first Harlequin Romance/Mills and Boon True Love this month. (You may…

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Sophie Pembroke shares her desert island book choices…

This month on my desert island we have Sophie Pembroke… Sophie writes very British women’s fiction novels for Orion, Avon and HQ, and short romances for Mills & Boon / Harlequin Romance. She has been dreaming, reading and writing romance ever since she read her first Mills & Boon as part of her English Literature…

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Deck the halls…

…well maybe not the halls… My holiday decorating has shrunk a little from the days when I had the big family house, with an impressive hall, in the wilds of Wales.  Then I decked the beams, wound lights and garlands around the stairs and had a big tree loaded with decorations collected over many years.…

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Book bargains to see you through the holiday

Times are tough and reading is helping to get us through, so these are a few of my books that are on special offer at the moment. Click the titles for the links. Available worldwide These two full length sizzling romances are available everywhere at this price, and on all platforms. Wild Justice is the…

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So, you’re stranded on a desert island, Susan Meier…

Forget Desert Island Discs – we’re all about the books! In the second of my occasional series of Desert Island Books blogs, I have enormous pleasure in introducing US author, Susan Meier. Susan, born in Pennsylvania, comes from a large family and puts that down to her understanding about sharing, and how love encompasses more…

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