Monthly Archives: September 2015

B.I.G is Beautiful

I had a post all lined up for today. A great author who was supposed to have a new release but the date got pushed back to an unknown date next year. I have not read anything in a few … Continue reading

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Janette’s Review of Only for You by Tista Ray

Only for You is a YA story which is full of teenage angst in the search young people have for love and their soul mates. Edward begins as a boy who is full of himself; a self-proclaimed “serial-dater.” Until he … Continue reading

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Guest Author/Book Review: Diane Burton, Author of The Case of the Bygone Brother

This is a Guest Author/Review week, so I asked my friend Diane Burton if she would come and share a little bit about her recent mystery, The Case of the Bygone Brother. Diane is a member of my local RWA … Continue reading

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Heroes and….Heroines?

This week we are discussing our favorite literary heroes and heroines… do we use the word “heroine” anymore? Is it considered sexist, like “poetess”, “authoress” and “actress”? It’s ironic, really, that it was ever used because “Hero” in mythology was, … Continue reading

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My Favorite Romantic Heroine / Hero

By Jeff Salter This topic threw me, because – truly – I don’t read all that many books I’d characterize as romances. But while I was pondering, I remembered a movie from the early 80s with a writer, Cathy Palmer, … Continue reading

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Do I have a favorite romance hero? Hmm I have several but there are a few who really stand out. I enjoy classic books. So the heroes that come to mind when asked this question are the men who women … Continue reading

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My Favorite?

Gosh. This is gonna be hard. I don’t have a favorite because I either love a book and its characters, or I don’t. (they’re either all my favorites, or they’re not.) That said; I’ll have to go with some sexy … Continue reading

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Meg Langslow, Unlikely Romantic Heroine

This week we’re supposed to expound about a favorite romance hero/heroine. I suppose I could say that it’s the heroine of the book I’m currently reading – but that would be a cop-out. So I thought back to the female … Continue reading

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Guest: Author Lynn Shurr

It is my great pleasure to welcome a friend of mine and a long-time friend of The Hound’s, author Lynn Shurr. Lynn is a prolific writer of romance novels, from the sweet to the saucy, stand-alones to series. Welcome, Lynn! … Continue reading

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Don’t Bet On It

Ever Been in a Long Line and Needed a Restroom? By Jeff Salter I often use the free week here at 4F1H to mention one of my published titles. So I went back over my list and guess what… I’ve … Continue reading

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