Feed Your Reader: Scots and Second Chances

The Escapades

30328

From best-selling author Frances Housden comes a brand new historical romance about a Spanish señorita and a strapping Scottish hero…


30324-1

Love at first sight is all very well, but sometimes it takes a second chance

View original post

Advertisements

Nominated!

The Escapades

We are so proud to be nominated for nine Australian Romance Reader Awards for books released in 2016!

arra-2016-nominees

We acknowledge especially Sarah Barrie, who has two books nominated, and our wonderful Secret Confessions: Down & Dusty authors who have both single title nominations and a nomination for best series.

You can find all the nominees here.

As always, we thank the Australian Romance Readers Association for all their hard work in running the awards every year, and we look forward to seeing everyone at the awards dinner on 25 February.

View original post

Snake!

Danielle de Valera

Here in the sub-tropics, a mile from the Queensland border, it’s all pretty laid-back. Flouting council laws, many denizens of my suburb like to let their dogs run loose — I’ve had to cut a hole in the front and back screen doors so my cats can get inside when the dogs chase them. For the same reason, I can’t lock the glass doors when I’m out during the day. Last week, I’d just come home from town and changed into my everyday rags when it oozed out from under the fridge.

Three feet. Four feet. Five feet. Six.

A black snake.

black-snake

I was barefooted, as I always am in summer. The snake was three feet away. Fortunately, it was only 1 o’clock in the afternoon, noon if you’re not on Daylight Saving Time. What you don’t want is to find yourself with a snake loose in the house when…

View original post 586 more words