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Meet Novelist CJ Eernisse Chase

Award winning novelist CJ Eernisse Chase writes “Intrigue of the Past, Inspiration for the Present.” A six-time Golden Heart® finalist who was the 2010 winner in the inspirational category (!), she loves to set her romantic suspense stories in historical … Continue reading

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Saturday Special: Marie-Claude Bourque Sold!

Marie-Claude Bourque, winner of the American Title V contest, spent six months of her life vying for the ultimate prize of publication. Her debut novel, Ancient Whispers, will be published by Dorchester in June. Marie-Claude writes dark paranormal romance and … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Laura Navarre

In her other life, Laura Navarre is a diplomat who’s lived in Russia and works on weapons of mass destruction issues. In the line of duty, she’s been trapped in an elevator in a nuclear power plant and has stalked … Continue reading

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Are Contests Worth the Cost?

For me, contests have paid off in a big way, and I’ve become an advocate of cruising the Contest Circuit. Here’s why . . . The first contest I entered was the 2006 Golden Heart®. I’d been writing less than … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Angi Morgan

Angi Morgan is an 11th generation Texan who utilizes her strong heritage to create passionate characters willing to risk everything for the one they love. Her debut novel, Hill Country Hold Up, which was a Romance Writers of America® Golden … Continue reading

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Saturday Special: Lynn Rush Sold!

Lynn Rush writes paranormal romance for the twenty-something audience, which she’s been doing for about two and a half years, and has completed thirteen novels. She recently received a contract for her first book, Violet Midnight, which will be published … Continue reading

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Meet Debut Novelist Erica Vetsch

Award-winning author Erica Vetsch writes inspirational historical romance. Her debut novel, The Bartered Bride, was released by Barbour Publishing in November as part of their Heartsong Presents line. Erica is a middle child who hails from Kansas but has been … Continue reading

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