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Author Chit-chat

Tweet Hello everyone! So nice to be here chatting with you today. I’m in the middle of a very special project so I thought I’d tell you a bit about it, and share some of the cool stuff that went into...
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Imagination can keep life interesting

Tweet Franny Armstrong NOTE: I will post later in the day after 2pm EST. I’ve always admired and respected our military personnel, as well as cops, and firefighters. They all put their lives on the...
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An Author’s Influence

Tweet The hubby and I celebrated our 30th Anniversary back in January. I still remember the cold temperatures from that day, walking through the snow and ice on 4 inch heels, how the streamers would only...
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Heading for the closing hour

Tweet It’s not the bewitching hour yet, but closing on it. I hope everyone had had an enjoyable time today! I know I have. Put your hands together for our great group of authors who treated us to...
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Nicki Greenwood’s 2014 Earth Day Giveaway!

Tweet Now that you’ve had a taste of my penchant for armchair travel with my book, THE SERPENT IN THE STONE, I’d like to share with you my annual contest! It’s April, and that means...
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Bittersweet Rescue Excerpt one

Tweet Here is my first excerpt from Bittersweet Rescue: “Do you ever feel lost living in such a big house by yourself?” Drake started, unprepared for her question. Ellie was definitely in a strange...
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Echoes in the Wind

Tweet   Excerpt: Darla could not lose control here. She needed to say something and leave. But the strange pattern on the fabric of her rescuer’s shirt grabbed her attention. She tipped her head...
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Dark Moon: A Novel Idea

Tweet People always ask about how you came up with a novel idea and for me, Dark Moon was born out of a number of things. I have had a re-accurring dream over the years about a time a snowboarder took me...
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Romance Set on the Tropical Island of Okinawa

Tweet Hi, I’m Lisa Carlisle, author of paranormal romance and new adult romance. I’m here for this month’s Book Brew to share the setting of A Marine’s Proposal, which takes place...
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The Compelling Exotica of Sport – Australian style

Tweet Merise Merrick, the heroine of my first romance, The Reluctant Wag, is a journalism student and part-time model, and she isn’t remotely interested in football players. As far as she’s concerned,...
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Informal Poll Question 3–author, cover or blurb?

Tweet What is the one thing that draws you to first check out and then buy a book?  Or do all of thsoe or something else play the major role in your reading selections? I know a lot of us are total...
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11 Things You Might Not Know About Shetland

Tweet 11 Things You Might Not Know About Shetland Nicki Greenwood’s paranormal romance, THE SERPENT IN THE STONE (The Gifted Series: Book One), takes place in the Shetland Islands. Amaze family and...
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Where the story begins

Tweet Hi! My name is Debra Jupe and this is a first for me. I’m so excited to be a part of Book Brew with the coffee crew. Thank you for having me. I write Romance/Suspense with a little edge. My first...
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Dark Moon: Secondary Characters – why I love them

Tweet Before I was published, a regular comment I used to get from judges or editors or others who read my WIP’s was, ‘I love your secondary characters.’ Well, I think part of the reason they come...
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Bittersweet Rescue and the wild west coast of Tasmania

Tweet April’s Book Brew celebrates romance set in exotic places, and my destination is Tasmania. For those who aren’t familiar with this part of the world, Tasmania is an island state of Australia...
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Irresistibly Exotic, Australian Style

Tweet If you crave the romance of Australian exotica you should enjoy my latest book, Irresistible Enemy. It’s set in the bushy fringes of Melbourne, recently voted the world’s most liveable city for...
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Dark Moon Excerpt

Tweet Lately, Skye Collins has been unable to shake the feeling that she’s being watched. After a lifetime spent hiding her true nature, she knows that any unusual attention is something to be wary...
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What is it about Gods that captures our attention so fully?

Tweet For years we’ve been reading of the Greek and Roman gods and goddesses.  Even a few Irish and Scottish thrown in for good measure.  They are sexy and powerful.  Most often they are...
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THE SERPENT IN THE STONE (Paranormal Romance) – Another Scene!

Tweet A Scene from THE SERPENT IN THE STONE (The Gifted Series: Book One) by Nicki Greenwood A Paranormal Romance from The Wild Rose Press Copyright 2013 by Nicki Greenwood Buy it at...
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Killing Me Softly Excerpt

Tweet Reclusive record producer, Alexia Deningham, guards her privacy fiercely. When she agrees to work with superstar Daemon Flagherty, and his band, it is only on the condition that they stay with her...
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Excerpt Ancient Walls

Tweet I have always been a big history fan, and travel even more. My own travels I wish could be more, but I get to every time I write a story. Case in point Portugal when I wrote Ancient Walls. Maya...
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Have you ever wished you could go to China to see the Great Wall and the Terracotta Warriors?

Tweet   In “Terracotta Warriors” by Berengaria Brown, Naomi has a casual friends-with-benefits relationship with Branden, a bisexual man. When she loses her job Branden offers her a short-term...
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Informal Poll Question 2–Time and place

Tweet Okay,  thinking about romance/erotic romance, what sub-genre(s)  do you prefer:  Contemporary; Nostalgia (about 1920 to late 1980s or so) , Historical (any locale or specific period?);...
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THE SERPENT IN THE STONE (Paranormal Romance) – Opening Scene

Tweet Opening Scene from THE SERPENT IN THE STONE (The Gifted Series: Book One) by Nicki Greenwood A Paranormal Romance from The Wild Rose Press Copyright 2013 by Nicki Greenwood Buy it at...
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BEACH GLASS Excerpt: Meet Your Hot Surf Instructor

Tweet BEACH GLASS by Suzan Colón Location: A beyond-gorgeous beach in Costa Rica Welcome to Emerald Cove, a tropical paradise on a black sand beach in  a lush green jungle of Costa Rica. This is...
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What Mysteries do the Egyptain sands hold?

Tweet For centuries man has wondered about the great pyramids, the sphinx, and the fantasies of Egyptian gods and goddesses.  Who built these amazing buildings and amazing works of art? And do more...
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Back to Orkney with Selkie’s Revenge!

Tweet A little earlier, I introduce you to Orkney, Scotland with The Selkie. As I mentioned, this rugged terrain is the setting for my Orkney Selkies series. Book 2, Selkie’s Revenge, returns the...
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April Book Brew – Exotic Places: fall in love in #Mumbai India with @eva_lefoy and @laylatarar

Tweet I hope you enjoyed the excerpt from Lover Enslaved. Arjun and Thomas are two special characters and their love blossoms in a very exotic place – Mumbai, India. To get a feel for the hustle and...
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Informal Poll Question One: Sex in Reader City

Tweet When it comes to romance and erotic romance, which is your favorite:  traditional male/female, menage (m/m/f, f/f/m or three of a kind?),  GLBT, (gay? lesbian? other?)  or do you read them all...
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Travel with me to France…first stop Moulin Rouge

Tweet I love to travel to off the beaten path kinds of places, and when I do, I usually have my boo with me. Although I don’t always write about what we do, I can honestly say that our travels together...
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Nicki Greenwood – Welcome & introducing THE SERPENT IN THE STONE!

Tweet Hello, all!  I’m excited to be a part of the April Book Brew “Exotic Places” event, and to bring you THE SERPENT IN THE STONE, a paranormal romance set in the beautiful, remote...
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Have you ever wanted to visit China?

Tweet   In “Twice the Love” by Berengaria Brown Cherry McNair gives up her life in America to live with Harry and Lee in China. She has been invited to come and live in Beijing with Song Hao...
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April Book Brew – Exotic Places #Mumbai #MM #erotica @coffeetimeroman

Tweet Welcome to the April Book Brew – Exotic Places! My novella, Lover Enslaved, a Decadent Publishing 1 Night Stand story, is set in Mumbai, India. It’s a place I’d love to visit...
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Exotic Places The food of Kenya

Tweet Hi all, Not everyone realizes I was a Peace Corps Volunteer and lived in Kenya for two years. I was even there when the American Embassy was bombed about 9 blocks away, but on a far better note I...
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Good morning–no April Fool Joke!

Tweet Well here we are for another book brew party. The months just keep rolling by. A week into April already? Yikes!  Read on for today’s giveaway rules and what we’re going to do! I am...
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Book Brew – Exotic Places – Dubai – More Than Strangers by Tara Quan [Giveaway]

Tweet In the United Arab Emirates, Dubai is to Abu Dhabi what New York is to Washington, D.C. (or Sydney to Canberra). Basically, it’s the Gulf’s much larger and more modern desert city,...
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Book Brew – Exotic Places – Abu Dhabi (Airport) – Delicious Delay by Tara Quan

Tweet My first entry for today’s Exotic Places Book Brew is Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates. I lived there for two years, and I also spent eight hours stuck in their airport. This...
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Message, author photo, posts, book covers, and buy links for stories with exotic and strange places by JoAnne Myers

Tweet Hello readers, I am glad to be a part of this wonderful blog. I will be leaving for work in a couple of hourss, so I will post my blurbs and excerpts now. I hope you enjoy learning about me and my...
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Scottish selkies in remote Orkney!

Tweet Hi all. When I set out to write my Orkney Selkies series, I knew I had to set it in the exotic location where selkies legends abound. That’s right, remote Orkney in the north of Scotland. This...
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Killing Me Softly – Place: my other secondary character

Tweet I love romance – I always have. But the novels I’ve always been drawn to have something else in them too. I like for a plot to be complex and have that complexity entangle characters in things...
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