Spotlight on: Diane Benefiel’s Shot Through the Heart

My fellow Decadent author Diane Benefiel has a new contemporary romantic suspense out, and it’s a doozy. I loved the slowly building romance and the explosive climax. Diane’s heroines are no mere damsels in distress! Best of all, it’s available as an...
Bookworm heaven

Bookworm heaven

A number of friends and even family members of mine have put out books lately. I’ve got to give them shout-outs here (especially since I haven’t gotten around to reading them yet and I’m feeling guilty). First, my stepmom, Julie, wrote this amazing...
The darker side of life

The darker side of life

I’m a generally cheerful, sunny person, but occasionally, often during the extra-bright days of summer, I hanker for some darkness. I turn to noir, films and books generally from the 1940s and 50s that have tortured heroes, femmes fatales, and rarely a happy...
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My summer reading list

Summer is here and I’ve got a to-read stack that’s just bursting with fun books. Actually, those “beach reads” that magazines like to tout this time of year are pretty much what I like to read all year long. Give me a good mystery, thriller, or...
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What I’m Reading

I wanted to share some of the wonderful new romances I’ve been reading over the past few weeks. A Need To Protect by Diane Benefiel. This is Diane’s debut romantic suspense, and it is a doozy. If you like Nora Roberts’s small town-set romantic...