Romantic Wednesdays: Love and Money

~posted by Marlene H.

As the saying goes, “the love of money is root of all evil.” But to paraphrase another saying, “everybody needs roots.” Or, to put it the way that a lot of mothers do, “it’s just as easy to fall in love with a rich person as a poor one.” We always hope it’s a joke!

In celebration of Money Smart Week, let’s take a look at different ways that money and love can be intertwined to make a romance work—or fall apart. Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: Love and Money”

Romantic Wednesdays: NW Romance Writers

Posted by Marlene

Following in the footsteps of the Science Fiction Fridays series on NW SF & F writers, today’s Romantic Wednesday will take a look at some NW Romance writers.

Cover of Undertow by Cherry Adair

Cherry Adair moved to the Pacific Northwest from South Africa, so it is fitting that the settings of all of her romantic suspense series span the globe with their pulse-pounding mix of action, adventure, suspense and romance. Two of her more popular series are Cutter Cay, and T-FLAC. The Cutter Cay series, starting with Undertow, is set in the world of high-stakes deep sea salvage and high-seas piracy. T-FLAC has an espionage/military organization at its heart, beginning with The Mercenary. Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: NW Romance Writers”

Romantic Wednesdays: Werewolf? There, wolf

young frankensteinThis post was inspired by that classic line from Young Frankenstein, you know, the one where Frederick questions Igor, “Werewolf?” and Igor responds, “There, wolf.”

In paranormal romance if there isn’t a vampire, there’s a wolf. I meant werewolf. Sometimes there are both vampires and werewolves. Sometimes there are werelions and weretigers and werebears (oh my!) Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: Werewolf? There, wolf”

Romantic Wednesdays: Even More Hot Reads for Cold, Wet Nights

It may be warm-ER but it still isn’t exactly toasty around here. And then there’s all that lovely, chilly rain to contend with…

To keep warm on those damp, cold nights, I have a selection of paranormally hot reads to warm you up!

ascension by caris roaneIf vampires are hot right now, then flying vampires must be even hotter, right? No, I don’t mean they turn into bats, I mean vampires with angel wings! In Caris Roane’s Guardians of Ascension series, the good vampires are winged warriors, and the bad ones are death vamps. The first book in the series, Ascension, is all about the love of an immortal warrior and a woman whose touch brings death. Instead, they save each other as they battle together to help the Earth ready for its “ascension” to a higher state of being.

Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: Even More Hot Reads for Cold, Wet Nights”

Romantic Wednesdays: More Hot Reads for Cold Nights

Winter isn’t coming, it’s here. If you believe in Groundhog’s Day, we have six more weeks of this freezing cold weather to look forward to.

So here are even more hot reads to keep you warm on those chilly nights. Continue reading “Romantic Wednesdays: More Hot Reads for Cold Nights”