Beyond the Blurb

Patricia Yager Delagrange and Women’s Fiction

At this stage in my life, I don’t have the guts to write women’s fiction. And to be clear, here, I mean mainstream fiction that contains themes relating to women’s issues, but excluding romance. For me, it’s a personality thing. I like a guaranteed happy ending. Now, back when I was just getting started with Read more of this post »



Apollo visits, courtesy Nancy DiMauro

I hosted Nancy DiMauro on the blog last year and had great fun reading her contribution to Musa/Urania’s all-female-penned quirky spec-fic compilation Jack Gorman Got Cut by a Girl. She’s got a great voice and a lot of wit, so I’m pleased to plug her newer work today, Apollo Rising. [Today we’re talking to the Read more of this post »



Lizzie T. Leaf says “Forget the Mistletoe”

Still looking for some reads to get you in the Christmas spirit? (Nod and say “yes.”) If you liked Mrs. Roth (or even like the idea of Mrs. Roth), here’s another Calliope Romance story that features a frustrated heroine with an elf-y association. Forget the Mistletoe is by the same author of the DEAD series, Read more of this post »



Lizzie T. Leaf, Chugs, and hot dead guys.

I’ve done my fangirl squee over Lizzie T. Leaf’s DEAD series once before, so of course I felt compelled you that the next installment is now available for consumption. Uh. I mean, purchase. Will family secrets let her find love with a guy that cats around? About Dead Hot Sharla Gomez’s dream encounter with the Read more of this post »



Samantha Combs wants to horrify you with HELLOWEEN

Helloween is author Samantha Combs’ third adult horror collection, now available for purchase at Amazon for the recession-friendly price of $0.99. She’s sent us a little tease of the first few lines from each of the six stories. Make sure you keep the lights on while you read. They might be scary (in fact, she Read more of this post »



Sara Daniel’s “Finally Ever After” in ZANE’S ART

Sara Daniel is a busy lady! Her titles this year have included the sensual Mr. Forever from Calliope (Musa Publishing), A Man Worth Fighting For and Psychic Lies from The Wiccan House imprint of Musa, the erotic 1NS More Than a Fantasy from Decadent, and Construction Beauty Queen from Entangled’s Bliss line. Her last release, Read more of this post »



Vanessa North says “Feel the Rhythm of the Wolf”

I’m excited to share with you AMAZON, Book One in The Ushers series, a hot, new release from VANESSA NORTH. Jack’s routine investigation of rogue wolf sightings threatens to uncover both Bianca’s secrets and her passionate nature. Can she trust him enough to make the sacrifice her destiny demands? BLURB: Born albino, Bianca was spared Read more of this post »



Sloane Taylor’s spicy Venetian romp: Masquerade

My new standalone book is hot off the Musa Publishing e-press! [Note from Holley – Masquerade was formerly bundled in the Musa anthology Love Notes. Stories in that collection are being gradually re-released as single titles for easier consumption. Yay!] With a gorgeous cover designed by Kelly Shorten and the unbeatable editing skills of Elizabeth Read more of this post »