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Meet Lynn Chantale @ lynnchantale Author of Stealing Christmas #RLFblog #Romance #Mystery Collections and AnthologiesLynn Chantale, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about Stealing Christmas.

Stealing Christmas by Lynn Chantale

Genre: Romance Collections and Anthologies

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

Secrets abound in Benson’s Bakery. A crazed Santa wants something valuable hidden inside the building, and only two things stand in his way…Jake and Sara.

When Sara Henderson receives threatening letters just days before Christmas, she asks sexy bread baker Jake Benson for help. Jake is more than happy to provide the muscle to keep the beautiful cake decorator from harm, but he has an ulterior motive–to steal a kiss under the mistletoe. Sara wants that kiss as much as he does, but first they have a mystery to solve.

Will they find out who is stalking Sara, or will Santa succeed in stealing Christmas?

Tell us about yourself as a person.

What makes you different from other people?

Aside from being blind with a guide dog? As a person I’ve embraced some of the shall we say more eclectic parts of personality such as a fondness for BDSM, enjoying relationships with other ethical non-monogamous folks, and finding my way as an empty-nester and divorcee.

What is your favorite subject to talk about?

My favorite topic is books. I could talk for hours about the books I’ve read or plan to read. It’s a good thing I joined a book club. ;-)

What is your favorite meal?

My absolute favorite meal is one I don’t have to cook. Other than that, sloppy joes and french-fries.

Tell us about yourself as a writer.

What made you want to be a writer?

I’d always had the writing bug. As far back as elementary school I wrote about a precocious four-year-old with a talent for solving mysteries. Later it turned into wanting something more realistic and more like me. There’s nothing wrong with romances being set on a ranch or to hand out with billionaires, but this inner-city girl wanted to read about other African American characters in less glamorous situations.

When you go to a convention, what kinds of things do you take along?

When going to conventions, I take anxiety meds and plenty of swag, such as sewing kits, lip balm and ink pens. There have been a few T-shirts and tote bags too.

What are your writing goals for this year?

The writing goals for 2019 have been accomplished. As for 2020, I’m looking forward to putting out at least four new books.

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Where to buy Stealing Christmas

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00A42YSXY/

Lynn Chantale Social Media

Lynn Chantale resides in Southwest Florida and she is determined to enjoy all that life has to offer. She has a mad affinity for milk chocolate, preferably Dove chocolate truffles or the caramel-filled squares (Godiva is acceptable), and plays the bass guitar when the Muse begs for a bit of distraction.
She’s a multi-published author in ebooks and has recently stepped into the self-publishing world. So far both experiences have been rewarding.
You can check out her books on Amazon as Lynn Chantale.
Website https://www.thehouseoflynn.com/
Blog https://www.thehouseoflynn.com/blog
Twitter https://twitter.com/lynnchantale
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/W.LynnChantaleAuthor
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/W-Lynn-Chantale/e/B007PFA96S/

 

Read the new Christmas Awakenings by Lorelei Confer @loreleiconfer #RLFblog #HolidayRomanceLorelei Confer, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

Christmas Awakenings by Lorelei Confer

Genre Inspirational Holiday Christmas Romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): none

Christmas Awakenings by Lorelei Confer is a compilation of four short, uplifting and

inspirational Christmas stories.

A Star Bright Christmas

A young family can’t be late with their mortgage payment again. So, two days before Christmas, at the onset of a blizzard, he goes to town leaving his wife and two young sons alone to endure a blackout on the 24th of December. Will he make it back in time for Christmas?

Christmas Promises

When a young newlywed soldier recently returned from Iraq tells his young wife he has to work Christmas Day she goes ballistic. He had promised her they would never have to spend another holiday alone. When she wakes one morning, she finds his things removed from the apartment as well as all the furniture and fixtures not the ones they had picked out together. She cries herself to sleep on the ‘new’ couch and wakes up to discover the true meaning of spending the holiday together.

Christmas Salvation

A widower and a younger woman get to know each other better but not until after he accepts the concept that ‘life goes by in a flash and you don’t want to miss anything’.

A Palm Tree for Christmas

A young family travels from the northeastern United States to the hot sweltering south for a better way of life. Sunny days, sandy beaches, and summer heat. Their dreams are squashed when neither can find jobs and their surplus of money from the sale of their house is down to their last pennies. Until Christmas Eve…

Why did you write this book?

Childhood memories.

What is your favorite genre to read?

Romantic Suspense

What are you working on at the moment?

A novella as part of an anthology, three books in the Deadly series and one book for the Saddle Creek series.

What books will we see from you in coming months?

Lost and Found, Deadly Homecoming, Deadly Intuition, Moonlight Kisses and MugShots and A Cowboy’s Sweet Spot.

Where to buy Christmas Awakenings

Amazon https://amzn.to/2qqBe2P
Barnes and Noble http://bit.ly/32e41Fk
Smashwords http://bit.ly/2pFkDsb

Lorelei Confer Social Media

Lorelei Confer lives on a peninsula in the mid west coast of Florida with her high school sweetheart, now husband, and AJ, her longhaired Chihuahua.
In the fourth grade, she wrote her first story–something about getting a shot at the doctors–that was produced by the teacher for parents and students in an assembly. When she was older, she spilled her guts in a journal every night and wrote long newsy love letters to Viet Nam.
She is a multi published author of romantic suspense with two series: the Deadly series and the Saddle Creek series. She also has written numerous novellas and short stories.
She loves to hear from her readers so if you want to stay “in the know” visit her website, www.loreleiconfer.com to sign up for her newsletters and contact her.
Website www.loreleiconfer.com
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Amazon Author Page https://amzn.to/2V2kV6U
Newsletter https://bit.ly/2UZyQe1

 

Read the new Sommerville Holidays by Vicki Batman @VickiBatman #RLFblog #SmallTownRomance #HolidayRomanceVicki Batman, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about Sommerville Holidays.

Sommerville Holidays by Vicki Batman

Genre: small town Christmas romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG

Hopes and wishes and holiday kisses…Sommerville holidays.

Holiday Disaster: Days before Christmas, a librarian experiences plumbing issues and a Mr. Maintenance Man who isn’t nearly as jolly as Santa Claus.

The Littlest Angel: Two people. One ornament for the tree. Can a twosome find common ground and discover the true meaning of Christmas?

Holiday Handbag Extravaganza: Christmas Countdown is on! A hunk-a-licious customer pesters a boutique owner to locate a vintage handbag for his mother. Too bad the wedge between them is his sister, the meanest girl in town.

All stories set in the small town of Sommerville.

Where to buy Sommerville Holidays

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z45SGC5

Vicki Batman Social Media

Vicki Batman has sold many romantic comedy works to magazines, several publishers, and most recently, two humorous romantic mysteries. Along the way, she has picked up awards and bestsellers. Avid Jazzerciser. Handbag lover. Mahjong player. Yoga practitioner. Movie fan. Book devourer. Chocaholic. Best Mom ever. And adores Handsome Hubby. Most days begin with her hands set to the keyboard and thinking “What if??”
Website http://vickibatman.blogspot.com/p/more-about-me.html/
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Twitter https://twitter.com/VickiBatman/
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The Duke She Despised by Alina K Field (Winter Wishes Regency Holiday Romance Anthology) @AlinaKField #RLFblog #RegencyRomance #ReadaRegencyAlina K Field, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

The Duke She Despised by Alina K Field, in the Winter Wishes Regency Holiday Romance Anthology

Genre Regency Romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

The new Duke of Kinmarty has lost everyone who mattered and gained naught but a title, and debt, and an old pile of a castle. When a fetching new housekeeper appears on his doorstep frantic to ready the place for the Yuletide, he seizes the chance for a respite from grieving and pretends to be the new duke’s estate factor.

With her cousin’s children due to arrive from India, a vicar’s widow hides her identity and takes a position as housekeeper to the children’s dreadful uncle, the man who years ago sabotaged her own chance for happiness. Overwhelmed by a castle understaffed and in disarray, she forges a bond with the new duke’s charming but not very competent factor, not knowing that he’s hiding something as well.

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Do you write more than one genre? If so, what are they?

I write contemporary romance as well as Regency and Georgian romance.

How do you come up with ideas?

Reading history books and blogs spurs my muse.

What is the single most important part of writing for you?

Making sure the character’s motivation is logical and on the page.

When did you write your first book?

I wrote my first book in 2010.

FUN

Leather or lace? Leather
Black or red? I like both!
Satin sheets or smooth cotton? Smooth cotton
Ocean or mountains? Mountains
City life or country life? I like both.
Party life or evening at home? Evening at home.
Dogs or cats? I have both!

Where to buy Winter Wishes: A Regency Holiday Romance Anthology

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07VDFWHJ4
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/winter-wishes-cheryl-bolen/1132526378
iBooks https://books.apple.com/us/book/winter-wishes/id1473205043
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/winter-wishes-9
Google https://play.google.com/store/books/details/Cheryl_Bolen_Winter_Wishes

Alina K Field Social Media

Award winning author Alina K Field earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and German literature, but her true passion is the much happier world of romance fiction. Though her roots are in the Midwestern U.S., after six very, very, very cold years in Chicago, she moved to Southern California and hasn’t looked back. She shares a midcentury home with her husband, her spunky, blonde, rescued terrier, and the blue-eyed cat who conned his way in for dinner one day and decided the food was too good to leave.
She is the author of several Regency romances, including the 2014 Book Buyer’s Best winner, Rosalyn’s Ring. She is hard at work on her next series of Regency romances, but loves to hear from readers!
Website https://alinakfield.com/
Blog https://alinakfield.com/blog
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Naughty Temptations: Collection One by the Naughty Literati @NaughtyLiterati #RLFblog #PNR Welcome to Romance Lives Forever, Naughty Literati. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

Naughty Temptations: Collection One by the Naughty Literati

Genre PNR Anthology

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

A collection of bestselling paranormal stories
Featuring NY Times, USA Today, Amazon and International bestselling authors!
Written by the Naughty Literati™
Belle Scarlett, Berengaria Brown, Katherine Kingston, Nicole Austin, and N.J. Walters
Sex Me Up by Nicole Austin
One Night With The Alpha King by Belle Scarlett
Take Me Home by Nicole Austin
Dogged Pursuit by Berengaria Brown
Your One And Only by Nicole Austin
Phantom Affair by Katherine Kingston

Drakon’s Treasure by N.J. Walters
How The Alien Stole Christmas by Belle Scarlett
Kahn’s Haven by Nicole Austin
Were The Hell? by Berengaria Brown
Weapon Of Choice by Katherine Kingston
Publisher’s Note: This is a collection of previously published stories.

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Do you write more than one genre? If so, what are they?

I love to write all kinds of romance–paranormal, contemporary, sci-fi, and fantasy. It’s fun and challenging to switch up genres, but I always write romance with a HEA.

How do you come up with ideas?

Ideas come from everywhere–a snippet of conversation, an online article, a movie or television show. Sometimes ideas seem to pop in my mind from out of nowhere. That’s the fun of being a writer.

What is the single most important part of writing for you?

The characters. Everything begins and ends with them. They tell me their stories.

When did you write your first book?

I wrote my first book back in 1995, but my first book wasn’t published until October 27, 2004. That book was Annabelle Lee, which is available today as Uncovering Annabelle. I just celebrated my 15th year as a published author. It’s been a blast. I look forward to the next fifteen years.

FUN

Leather or lace? lace
Black or red? black
Satin sheets or smooth cotton? cotton
Ocean or mountains? ocean
City life or country life? country
Party life or evening at home? Evening at home
Dogs or cats? dogs

Where to buy Naughty Temptations: Collection One

Publisher

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07Z22QV61

Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/1134068525

iBooks https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1483389872

Kobo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/naughty-temptations-collection-one

Universal https://books2read.com/u/mgG8Pq

NJ Walters Social Media

NJ Walters is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who has always been a voracious reader, and now she spends her days writing novels of her own. Vampires, werewolves, dragons, time-travelers, seductive handymen, and next-door neighbors with smoldering good looks–all vie for her attention. It’s a tough life, but someone’s got to live it.
Website http://www.njwalters.com
Blog http://njwalters.blogspot.ca/
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Nicole Morgan, welcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Happy to have you here! Please tell us about your book.

Accidental Attraction by Nicole Morgan

Genre Contemporary Romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R

They call them accidents for a reason.

They’re unplanned, unwanted, and unwelcome.

But what happens when that accident gives you all you never knew you always wanted?

This collection of stories brings you into the worlds of men and women who haven’t planned for what’s about to happen to them.

They haven’t wished for it.

They haven’t been looking for it.

In fact, they probably don’t even want it. Or so they think anyway.

Join these characters as they learn their heart, body, and soul may have different plans than their minds.

Because some accidents are… oh so good.

Where to buy Accidental Attraction

Publisher http://romancecollections.com/accidental-attraction

Amazon https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07T5WWHRG/

Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/books/1131224639

iBooks https://books.apple.com/us/book/accidental-attraction/id1459724012

Kobo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/accidental-attraction

Nicole Morgan Social Media

Nicole Morgan is a USA Today and International bestselling author who has been writing since 2009. Her main genre of writing falls under the romance genre, with her novels more often than not have a suspenseful back story. She likes to think of them as  hot and steamy romance mixed with good old-fashioned whodunit.
While she’s written everything from contemporary to paranormal, her leading men will more than likely be wearing a uniform of some kind. From military to police officers, she has a love for writing about those who protect and serve. From her very first novel about Navy SEALs to her more recent releases you will be sure to find a few twists and turns you were not expecting.
Nicole has also written under the pen names of Taylor Brooks and Nicki Day.
Website http://nicolemorganauthor.com
Blog http://nicolemorganauthor.blogspot.com/
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