Book Review: The Art of Running in Heels

The Art of Running in Heels by Rachel Gibson My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’ll start off by saying I didn’t read all the other books in this series. Although I could tell there were returning characters with implied back story, it didn’t diminish my enjoyment. The fictional Seattle Chinook NHL team makes a…

Rules of Romance-Do they all have to be alpha males?

Romances come in many flavors, but romance publishers set the tone for what we read. Is that changing?

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…