Author Archives: maureen

In Defense of Cinnamon Roll Heroes and Heroines

With: Katherine McIntyre             Readers enjoy complex heroes and heroines. And who can blame them? Flaws and quirks are what make characters memorable. However, oftentimes, complex gets confused with damaged. Tortured. And while these characters are enjoyable in their own right, I feel like too often the sweet characters get discounted. Just because a character is a bit softer, maybe ...

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LOVE SPELL

With: KRISTEN STRASSEL A dragon stuck in his human form. A fledgling enchantress with a saucy blog. And a decades-old love spell that might have succeeded after all. Title: Love Spell Author: Kristen Strassel Series: Smoky Mountain Dragons #1 Genre: Paranormal Romance Release Date: May 1, 2019 Blurb: Sophie Whynot can’t watch another one of her friends get married or ...

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8 Souls

With: Rachel Rust Giveaway Alert! Hello, everyone! I’m so excited to share an excerpt from my new YA paranormal romance, 8 Souls. It’s been said you can’t help who you fall in love with…but you also can’t help where and when you fall in love. Despite her haunted surroundings, Chessie Carpenter can’t ignore her feelings for a small-town boy named ...

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I adore writing fantasy romance…

With: Elizabeth Vaughan I adore writing fantasy romance.  I mean, come on, who doesn’t love the image of a warrior facing the world with a horse and a sword? When I first wrote Warprize, the first book in the Chronicles of the Warlands, I thought I was writing a traditional fantasy trilogy, centered around the relationship between a man and ...

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Dreams or Reality? Is Fate Lending a Hand?

With: Abigail Owen Giveaway Alert! Don’t you love it when characters from one book get their own HEA? The question is, will Aidan and Sera get theirs in The Rookie? The rookie of the dragon shifter enforcer team, and the human friend of his alpha’s mate met in The Boss, and immediately we could see that their relationship was something ...

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Red Zone

With: Janet Elizabeth Henderson Friday Jones has four days to live, before the poison she ingested kills her. Only one man can get her to the antidote on time and to do that, he has to smuggle her out of the country and through the deadliest region on earth—all, while being hunted by every cop in the country. For his ...

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PIRATE’S PLEASURE

With: Lisa Kessler Congratulations to “Bn100”, the winner in Lisa’s giveaway. Please contact JUST PARANORMAL ROMANCE to claim your prize! It’s great to be visiting the Just Paranormal Romance blog again! I’ve got an excerpt below from my new release, PIRATE’S PLEASURE. It’s book 3 in the Sentinels of Savannah series, but it’s a standalone so don’t worry if you ...

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Just What Are Those Shadows in the Mist?

With: Jeri Westerson To me, what’s fun about writing a paranormal, is all the creatures you get to explore and illuminate. My Booke of the Hidden series is paranormal, with a little romance and a little mystery. In a nutshell; tea proprietor Kylie Strange must capture deadly creatures she’s unwittingly unleashed, while juggling the advances of an alluring and dangerous ...

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A Reimagining of the Age-Old Slayer/Vampyre Saga

With: Rebecca Hefner Hi lovely readers!  Thanks so much for having me on your site today.  As a huge romance and paranormal romance fan, I’ve always been a voracious reader.  From a very young age, I would sneak into my mother’s bedroom and raid her bookshelf.  There I found thick paperbacks with yellowed pages that contained amazing stories filled with ...

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The Importance of Sensitivity Readers

With: Katherine McIntyre One of the newer, but important, things to crop up in the book world have been sensitivity readers, which have been utilized by authors and publishers far and wide. As the push for more inclusivity becomes a growing force, these readers are more important than ever to ensure that the representation of marginalized groups are being upheld ...

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