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8 Days: Wicked by Susannah Chapin

8 Days: Wicked by Susannah Chapin

I GET KNOCKED DOWN…BUT I GET UP AGAIN Semi-obnoxious 90’s song stuck in your head? You can thank me later. 😉 So, about a year ago, life knocked me down pretty hard. (Okay, let’s do a synchronized “Awww.” It’ll be the “Awww” of communal misery. Ready? One, two, three…”Awww.” Excellent, thanks y’all. Now we can move on.) There was some serious personal stuff going down that wasn’t pretty or fun, and most days it was an accomplishment just to get…

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13 Days: The Promise of Memory by Regina Kammer

13 Days: The Promise of Memory by Regina Kammer

My Inspiration I had just written a novel set in ancient Rome when I saw Delilah Devlin’s call for submissions for an anthology on knights, Hot Highlanders and Wild Knights (yep, that was the original call). As Delilah always does, she encouraged authors to think beyond the tropes of courtly medieval English knights, and in the call mentioned Crusaders, Normans, Saxons, Vikings, Huns… But not Romans. Sigh. I write historical erotic romance and at the time was revising two novels,…

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