Doing the Special-Night-Out Thing

Originally posted on Meant to Be Press:
I read articles that insist women should keep the love alive with regular, special nights out. Talk shows and magazine covers blare: Don’t lose date night, insist on it every month! Schedule a babysitter so you get that Girl’s Night Out! Don’t forget to pamper yourself with a…

Romance Is Necessary in the Winter

It turns out that people were more willing to pay to see a romance during chilly winter months than other times of the year. Even taking into account other factors, the colder the winter the more people sought the comfort of romantic connections.

Guest Post: A Perfect Soundtrack by Lela Bay

Originally posted on Sweet Dreams:
Guest Blog: A Perfect Soundtrack by Lela Bay Before I begin writing, I often create a playlist with the mood of the book. Unlike many authors, I don’t mind lyrics. I know I’ve been in the writing zone when I pause and suddenly reawaken of the music and singing that’s been…

First Kiss Friday with guest Lela Bay

Originally posted on Sherry Ewing:
Hello Gentle Readers! Welcome to another First Kiss Friday. Today I have a new to me author named Lela Bay. We hope you enjoy her excerpt. Take it away, Lela! Thank you for having me, Sherry! It was fun to look back through my book for the first kiss. Since…

Classical Inspiration in Regency

What might have happened if someone, perhaps even a stranger, had stopped Lydia? Wasn’t there some good-Samaritan or sensible woman around to halt her youthful indiscretion before it became more?

Lela Bay Blog Tour

Want to learn more about Ruined Reputations, the Regency romance with two sweet short stories? Start by visiting my announcement post. Need more? I’ll be traveling through the internet, leaving a trail of blogs with anecdotes and excerpts. Important dates. I’ll update as links become available. February 26th – Pre-order for Ruined Reputation opens March…

M.M. Genet Guest Blog-Vampire Fangs, Chastity Belts

M.M. Genet Guest Blog- Chastity belts were a joke devised during the Crusades. Several historical accounts have confirmed that men on their way to fight in the east joked about “locking up” their wives and hence their fertility until the men returned home.

Did You Happy Your Valentine’s Day?

No matter what, our happiness resides within us. We make it happen. The first step is identifying what makes you happy. Once you know that, you can focus on what comes next: helping someone else be happy.

Meant to Be…MINE

Lela Bay’s “The Unusual Manners of Mr. Aarons” appears in the Meant to Be…MINE anthology from Meant to Be Press. Heat Level: Innocent Love Notes 1: Meant to Be…MINE Ah love… Love is grand. It’s sometimes painful, blissful, or a feeling that tears us apart. It’s often unexpected or unplanned. When it’s true, it forgives. Some…