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Tag Archives: book reviews
Loving a Harvey Girl Controversy
I had so much fun writing my contribution to The Cowboys novella collection because I got to play with the hero of this romance, Cal Stephens. Actually, I did what most authors do these days and went very deep into his … Continue reading
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What Book Reviewers Want
In “Critical Thinking,” a March-April Writer’s Digest article, Paul Goat Allen explains just what it is he looks for when reviewing a book. Paul is a freelance book critic for BarnesandNoble.com, Publishers Weekly, Kirkus Reviews, and the Chicago Tribune, so learning what he … Continue reading
New Prize Drawing for Newsletter Subscribers
Called “One for the Road,” this little statuette stands 8 1/2″ tall and 7″ wide at the base, and it’s just perfect for my western genre Romance and Women’s Fiction novels. And the good news is that one of my … Continue reading
The Survivors Club, by Lisa Gardner
Lisa Gardner wrote the epitome of a thriller. Tense, exciting, edge-of-your-seat suspense and incredible characterization make this book a must-read for lovers of this genre, and a must-study for writers in general. The Survivors Club, one of Donald Maass’s examples … Continue reading