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Dame Audrey by Aurora Springer @AuroraSpringer #RLFblog #Medieval #Romance 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.

Dame Audrey by Aurora Springer

Genre Medieval Romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG13

Young widow seeks true love in this vivid Medieval romance with a touch of fantasy

In fourteenth century Britain, Dame Audrey cherishes her independence as the widow of a wealthy cloth merchant. But some of the wealthier traders covet her profitable business and she fears they will invoke the Abbot’s authority to compel her to marry a man of their choice. Her worst nightmare is suffering under a cruel husband like the hateful jeweler, Henry Goldsmith, who has threatened to curb her lively spirits.

Audrey joins a pilgrimage to Glastonbury to pray for guidance. The holy relics give her no inspiration nor do her fellow travelers. On the homeward journey, she aids the dying victim of a brutal robbery. She wins the stranger’s blessing and a gold brooch with a green dragon. Back in her hometown, the faerie brooch attracts trouble from thieves of all ranks and the attentions of a handsome yeoman, Selwyn Drake. As her nightmare looms nearer, she grows desperate to preserve her freedom.

Can the magic brooch help Audrey evade the schemes to force her into wedlock or must she submit to a husband’s will?

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

Yes. I have published science fiction and fantasy adventures and romances. Dame Audrey is the first historical romance I have written.

How do you come up with ideas?…

Sometimes, I find them in my dreams. Once I have an idea of a scene with the two main characters, I let them loose to interact.

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

I enjoy the ability to create vivid characters and fantastic new worlds.

When did you write your first book?…

More than thirty years ago, I wrote an entire science fiction romance novel. I finally typed the handwritten story into a digital file and published The Lady is Blue in 2014.

FUN

Leather or lace? Leather

Black or red? Red

Satin sheets or smooth cotton? Cotton

Ocean or mountains? Both

City life or country life? Country

Party life or evening at home? Home

Dogs or cats? Both. We have two of each.

Where to buy Dame Audrey

Amazon http://www.amazon.com/dp/B07VY5QWYV
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/dame-audrey-aurora-springer/1132815090
iBooks https://books.apple.com/us/book/id1475431717
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/us/en/ebook/dame-audrey

Aurora Springer Social Media

Aurora Springer is a scientist morphing into a novelist. She has a PhD in molecular biophysics and discovers science facts in her day job. She has invented adventures in fantastic worlds for as long as she can remember. In 2014, Aurora achieved her life-long ambition by publishing her first stories. Her works are character-driven adventures and romances with a sprinkle of humor. Her stories are set in modern or historical Earth or in the future on other planets. She was born in the UK and lives in Atlanta with her husband, two dogs and two cats. Her hobbies, besides reading and writing, include outdoor activities like gardening, watching wildlife, hiking and canoeing.
Website https://www.auroraspringer.org
Blog https://auroraspringer.blogspot.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/AuroraSpringer
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/AuroraSpringerNovels
Goodreads http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8197461.Aurora_Springer
Amazon Author Page http://www.amazon.com/Aurora-Springer/e/B00K2C4NL8
Newsletter https://landing.mailerlite.com/webforms/landing/g5c1c9

 

Read the new Sommerville Days by Vicki Batman @VickiBatman #RLFblog #smalltownromanceVicki 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 your book.

Sommerville days by Vicki Batman

Genre: small town romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): PG

Love blossoms in the small town of Sommerville in these heartwarming tales, filled with fun and forever possibilities.

Store Wars: The competition is heating up when Janie’s old flame returns to town and is running his family’s store. Could following dreams break her heart?

Raving Beauty: What if the love of your life was in front of you all along?

San Diego or Bust: When a young woman plans a romantic getaway with her boyfriend, disaster strikes—is her Mr. Right the right Mr. Right?

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

Not technically. Even though I classified the stories in Sommerville days as small town romance, they are also romantic comedies. I write romantic comedy mysteries, too.

How do you come up with ideas?…

Lordy, stuff just smacks me sometimes, especially when people say crazy things. Once, I answered a question for an author interview–“what are two things no one knows about you.” And the answer/confession? I was Miss Oak Lawn Moped.

Way back when, my college friend owned a moped shop. We went to a party with my roommate, and after a few margaritas, he asked me to represent his store in a beauty contest. I blame the margaritas. I was weak and said yes.

So, when two writer friends saw my answer about being Miss Oak Lawn Moped, they said I should write a story which I did and titled it “Raving Beauty.”

BTW, the other answer? I am in a music video. LOLOL. I used to tell the boys I bet none of their moms were in a music video.

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

Just writing. I have too much fun making up stuff.

When did you write your first book?…

My first book, Temporarily Employed, was started in the spring of 2003. I’d been traveling with girlfriends, and on the way home, one wanted to play car games to break the monotony. Mostly, we had to answer crazy questions, for example, pick one—Tom Jones or Englebert Humperdink. Then, she asked, “Write the opening paragraph of a book using the word window?”

My friend knew I had an urge to write. But to answer her question? I had nothing as I was fearful I would sound stupid. I got the okay to send an email with my answer. Her question bugged me. One day, I sat down and wrote eight chapters. I showed my friend who told me to keep going. I did.

FUN

Leather or lace? Leather handbags

Black or red? I love red but wear black.

Satin sheets or smooth cotton? Cotton

Ocean or mountains? Mountains

City life or country life? City life!

Party life or evening at home? Evening at home

Dogs or cats? Both!

Where to buy Sommerville Days

Publisher: VLMBatman
Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07V4NPYFP/
KU: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07V4NPYFP/

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/
Blog: http://www.vickibatman.blogspot.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/VickiBatman/
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Vicki-Batman-sassy-writer-of-sexy-and-funny-fiction-133506590074451/
Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/vickibatman/
Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/4814608.Vicki_Batman/
Amazon Author Page: https://www.amazon.com/author/vickibatman/
Newsletter: http://vickibatman.blogspot.com/p/more-about-me.html/
Bookbub: https://www.bookbub.com/profile/vicki-batman/

 

Brand new book: Forgotten Dreams by Janet Lane Walters @JanetL717#RLFblog #Fantasy #Romance 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 new book, Forgotten Dreams.

Forgotten Dreams by Janet Lane Walters

Genre Fantasy Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): NR
Angry because his fans haven’t liked his latest movie, Chad Morgan seeks a place to regroup. He has also decided he can’t endure the fawning of those who surround him.
Known for action movies, his last one while a suspense didn’t have the chases and fights his fans like. He heads to his hometown, where he’d left to pursue his dream. While there, he finds a dream he had forgotten, the girl he left behind.
Emma Grasso has finally seen the last of her younger siblings into independence and she has achieved her nurse practitioner’s degree. She has joined her friend’s family practice and now she has time for herself. She doesn’t know what she wants. When a bad car crash brings high school sweetheart into her life, though attracted, she doesn’t want to experience being left behind again.

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Do you write more than one genre? If so, what are they?…
I write romance contemporary, paranormal and fantasywith a bit of history woven in. There are also cozy mysteries and YA fantasies. I have several non-fiction books, two were written are with doctors. One is a book on writing written with Jane Toombs.
How do you come up with ideas?…
Ideas are like leaves falling from the tree in autumn. Having ideas for new stories is no problem. The problem lies in how to write them all.
What is the single most important part of writing for you?…
What a hard question. I can’t find one part of the process from idea, to characters, to plot and to the many drafts that I don’t enjoy.
When did you write your first book?…
I wrote my first book in 1970 and saw it published in 1972 after many rejections with suggestions to make it a better book/

FUN

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

Where to buy Forgotten Dreams (releases 7/19/19)

Publisher http://bookswelove.net/
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07V9BJJDL/

Janet Lane Walters Social Media

Janet Lane Walters ahs been published for 50 years with time out to return to nursing to help children through college. She is multi-published and has won several awards for her fiction. She and her writing partner Jane Toombs won an EPPIC award for their non-fiction book on writing. Janet lives in the scenic Hudson River Valley. She has been married for 60 years and has four children. The youngest is an adopted bi-racial daughter. She has seven grandchildren. Among her hobbies is Astrology that she uses in devising her characters. She writes romance, contemporary, paranormal and fantasy. She also writes cozy mysteries and YA fantasy.
Blog http://wwweclecticwriter.blogspot.com
Twitter https://twitter.com/JanetL717
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/janet.l.walters.3
Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/shadyl717/

 

Read the new Well Endowed by Tina Donahue @tinadonahue #RLFblog #PNR #RomanticComedyWelcome 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.

Well Endowed by Tina Donahue

Genre Erotic PNR RomCom
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Where there’s a will, there’s wicked fun…
Drowning in bad luck, Cari doesn’t know where to turn when the unexpected happens. A loyal customer at her Key West café has left her an inheritance. She hopes for cash to save her restaurant, but receives an old brass bottle that looks like a sex toy…and has Jez inside.
At six-four, he’s built like a gladiator, has looks to die for, and oozes sexuality. He’s also a jinn.
Color her enthralled and excited. Besides being one hot dude, he grants wishes, right?
Not for her. Ironclad tradition demands he serve men, not women. Of course, if she wants to get down and dirty with him, he’ll gladly oblige.
Let the battle of the sexes begin. Before long, their differences fall away as they indulge in every lusty desire, while falling hard and fast. Ah, paradise. Until trouble arrives, threatening to pull them apart forever…

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Do you write more than one genre?
Yes
If so, what are they?…
Erotic, erotica, contemporary, historical, paranormal, scifi, suspense, romantic comedy (romcom), urban fantasy
How do you come up with ideas
?…
Honestly, they just pop into my head. I see scenes, like in a movie, and then my ideas start flowing around a plot. Sometimes, I think ‘what if…’ Such as, what if paranormal creatures needed a makeover service as much as humans so the paras could snag a date?
What is the single most important part of writing for you?…
Thinking. Imagining. Envisioning. If I don’t see it in my head first, it doesn’t come out well on the page.
When did you write your first book
?…
I was nine. I called it ‘Dimples the Adventurous Flea’ about a flea that hopped from dog to dog (French poodle to English bulldog to Irish settler) in order to ‘see the world’.

FUN

Leather or lace? LOL – both. I can’t choose.
Black or red? OMG – again, both.
Satin sheets or smooth cotton? Smooth cotton. I’ve had the satin and kept sliding on it.
Ocean or mountains? Mountains
City life or country life? Country
Party life or evening at home? Evening at home
Dogs or cats? I love both, but cats – wow – adore those babies.

Where to buy Well Endowed

Publisher

https://www.extasybooks.com/product/product/?product_id=6470

Tina Donahue Social Media

I’m an Amazon and international bestselling author who writes passionate romance for every taste – ‘heat with heart’ – for traditional publishers (NY) and indie. Booklist, Publisher’s Weekly, Romantic Times and numerous online sites have praised my work. I’ve won Readers’ Choice Awards, was named a finalist in the EPIC competition, received a Book of the Year award, The Golden Nib Award, awards of merit in the RWA Holt Medallion competitions, and second place in the NEC RWA contests. I’m featured in the Novel & Short Story Writer’s Market. Before penning romances, I worked at a major Hollywood production company in Story Direction. My romance genres include erotic, erotica, romcom, historical, contemporary, PNR, SciFi, and suspense.
Website http://tinadonahuebooks.blogspot.com/
Blog http://tinadonahuebooks.blogspot.com/
Twitter https://twitter.com/tinadonahue
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/DonahueTina1/
Pinterest https://www.pinterest.com/authortina/my-books/
Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/146988.Tina_Donahue
Amazon Author Page https://www.amazon.com/Tina-Donahue/e/B001IZPJXO
Newsletter http://tinadonahuebooks.blogspot.com/p/newsletter.html
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/tinadonahuebooks/
BookBub https://www.bookbub.com/authors/tina-donahue

 

Is It True: Time Travel by Roxanne San Jose @sjroxanne #RLFblog #SciFi #RomanceWelcome to Romance Lives Forever. I’m Kayelle Allen, author and owner of this blog. Let’s play Is It True with today’s guest, Roxanne San Jose, author of Time Travel, a Science Fiction Romance. This is a game with yes and no questions. Writers can elaborate on answers as much as they choose.

Time Travel by Roxanne San Jose

Genre: Science Romance
Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Angelie Thompson invented a time machine in 2015 and her boyfriend, John Salvador, was accidentally transported back to 1970. Left with no other option, Angelie journeys through time, searching for John. Along the way, she encounters several adventures, meeting new people on her desperate search for her lover.
Meanwhile, stranded in 1970 and with no hope of ever returning back to his own time, John begins a new life, working as a receptionist in Lesti Hotel where he finds a new love, Elisha.
Conflict arises among the characters due to their complicated relationships and when disaster strikes, it’s up to Angelie to save the world with her time machine invention.
The tale of ‘Time Travel’ highlights love, determination and friendship.

Is it true:

this is your first book?
No
this book is part of a series?
No
you lost sleep while writing this book?
Yes
you did research for this book?
Yes
some characters in this book are not human? (pets for example)
Yes
this book has more than one genre?
Yes
you speak more than one language?
Yes
you grew up where you live now?
I grew up in the Philippines and I now live in Las Vegas, Nevada
you love to read?
Yes
you are never late?
No
you love pizza?
Yes
you love sushi?
Yes
you have a pet?
Yes

Where to buy Time Travel

Publisher: https://www.avid-publishing.com/product-page/time-travel
Amazon https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07R8C8W5B
Barnes and Noble https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/time-travel-roxanne-san-jose/1131287594
Kobo https://www.kobo.com/ww/en/ebook/time-travel-avid-second-chances-bundle
Smashwords https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/934333

Roxanne San Jose Social Media

Roxanne San Jose was born in the Philippines but now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She graduated with a degree in Political Science in University of Nevada. She works in her family business. Roxanne self-published her first book, Annagram, in 2015.
Website https://roxannesanjose.wixsite.com/roxannesanjose
Twitter www.twitter.com/sjroxanne
Facebook www.facebook.com/roxanneasanjose

 

#SciFi #Romance Time Travel by Roxanne San Jose @sjroxanne#RLFblogRoxanne San Jose, 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.

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Do you write more than one genre? If so, what are they?…
Yes because I want the story to be entertaining and inspiring
How do you come up with ideas?…
By being creative
What is the single most important part of writing for you?…
Creativity
When did you write your first book?…
2015

FUN

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

Time Travel by Roxanne San Jose

Genre: Science Romance

Book heat level (based on movie ratings): R
Angelie Thompson invented a time machine in 2015 and her boyfriend, John Salvador, was accidentally transported back to 1970. Left with no other option, Angelie journeys through time, searching for John. Along the way, she encounters several adventures, meeting new people on her desperate search for her lover.
Meanwhile, stranded in 1970 and with no hope of ever returning back to his own time, John begins a new life, working as a receptionist in Lesti Hotel where he finds a new love, Elisha.
Conflict arises among the characters due to their complicated relationships and when disaster strikes, it’s up to Angelie to save the world with her time machine invention.
The tale of ‘Time Travel’ highlights love, determination and friendship.

Where to buy Time Travel

Publisher: https://www.avid-publishing.com/product-page/time-travel

Roxanne San Jose Social Media

Roxanne San Jose was born in the Philippines but now resides in Las Vegas, Nevada. She graduated with a degree in Political Science in University of Nevada. She works in her family business. Roxanne self-published her first book, Annagram, in 2015.
Website https://roxannesanjose.wixsite.com/roxannesanjose
Twitter www.twitter.com/sjroxanne
Facebook www.facebook.com/roxanneasanjose

 

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