Monthly Archives: February 2011

The Moment. It can be a turning point where the hero and heroine realize they’re in love with each other. Or perhaps it’s that moment when they have to make a decision as to whether to pursue the relationship. Or not. That’s the decision facing the heroine in Personal Protection, […]

Snippet Saturday: The Moment

I notice that the cover for Deliberate Deceptions is now up on the Samhain site, so I’m going to share a bigger version of it here with you.  I am in absolute love with this cover.  It says so much about the hero and heroine and their relationship just with […]

More Cover Goodness: Deliberate Deceptions

Dear Guitar Hero: It’s hard to believe that twenty six years* have passed since you looked like this: Then this: and that you now look like this: Or this: Happy Birthday GH! *Yes I am still trying to figure out a way to explain how I can have a twenty-six […]

Twenty six? No, he can’t be…

Editing might be a bloody trade. But knives aren’t the exclusive property of butchers. Surgeons use them too. ~  Blake Morrison I’ve got my Final Line Edits in from Samhain Publishing for Deliberate Deceptions. While I often joke about being in edit hell, I like getting edits from my editors. […]

Wheat vs Chaff

Congratulations to Allie — she’s just won a $20 Amazon gift certificate for her comment on my Valentine’s Day blog. I’ll be contacting you by email regarding your prize. The winner of my newsletter contest has also been drawn and an email sent to the winner.  Thank you to all […]

Winner of the Valentine’s Day contest

Gizmo Guy and I have never been big on celebrating Valentine’s Day. GG often brings me home little things he’s picked up because he thought I might like them, or it might solve some issue I’ve been having, so to me, every day is Valentine’s Day. Well, maybe not every […]

Valentine’s Day Contest

I have been using Networked Blogs to auto-post my blog to Facebook and Twitter. But I’ve been getting complaints that people can’t read it if they’re using an iPad or a smart phone, which is how a lot of people read blogs these days. I’ve even encountered problems getting past […]

Changes and Questions

In honor of Valentine’s Day, today’s snippet is a love scene, but I thought it important to include that there was actually LOVE involved. So here’s a small scene from Texas Tangle… Nikki shifted until she was draped over top of him again, her body a comforting blanket. Something brushed […]

Snippet Saturday: Love scene

What better way to celebrate my new website’s design than to share some cover goodness. This arrived in my inbox from Carina Press this morning. The cover for Tangled Past. The Carina cover artists sure do rock, and once again they’ve hit a home run. Tell me what it says […]

Cover Goodness

There are many exotic and unusual places to have sex, and I don’t just mean the Jacuzzi. When I was in grad school, I once reluctantly ended a hot date with a guy called Jason because I had to check on my bacterial cultures, but he drove me to the […]

Marian Perera: Setting and Sex

I’m helping Vivian Arend celebrate her tenth release, Turn It Up, with Samhain Publishing over on Facebook today. In order to make sure everyone is up to speed with my Hauberk series for my upcoming release Deliberate Deceptions, which is book 3 in the series, I’m giving away an  e-copy […]

Want to win Personal Protection?

It’s been a while since I allowed myself to rant on here. Bad for the image and all that. But here goes… Publishers say a cover can make a consumer pick up a book off the shelf. Well, for me, and for most Canadians, this is the part of the […]

Frugal? Or fed up?