Confessions of a Dark Romantic

- by Patricia Rosemoor

Candelit dinners…champagne and chocolate…bouquets of roses…petals strewn across a bed…sensual music playing in the background…satin and lace and scented massage oil… Sounds pretty romantic, right? Maybe in real life…but what about in fiction? Many readers would find the above scenario…well, kind of boring. Where’s the tension? Where’s the conflict? Where’s the danger?

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Gifts for the Season

- by Pati Nagle

I love this time of year. The magic of snow, good cheer all around, and giving presents. Yes, I like giving even more than getting (though I like getting—don’t get me wrong!), because I love offering my friends something I think they’ll enjoy. Here are some gifts for you, dear readers: two new places to […]

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It’s Not Doggy Enough

- by Denise Dietz

My goal in life is to be as good a person as my dog thinks I am. While waiting tables at Eastside Mario’s in Colorado Springs, I met two Canine Companions ladies and their well-behaved dogs. The ladies said there were too many “cat mysteries” and not enough “dog mysteries,” and I promised to write […]

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Winner of Killer Knots

- by Nancy Cohen

Troubled waters lie ahead when hairstylist Marla Shore and her fiancé Dalton Vail sail away on their first Caribbean cruise with a killer on board. Watch for  the mass market edition of KILLER KNOTS coming in November! “Delightful…think The Love Boat meets Sex and the City. A charming heroine and a hero to die for, pick […]

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