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The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon
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The Shelf Care Interview: Irene Hannon

Welcome to the Shelf Care Interview, an occasional conversation series where Booklist talks to book people. This Shelf Care Interview is sponsored by Revell. In this episode of the Shelf Care Interview, Susan Maguire talks to Irene Hannon, best-selling, RITA award-winning author who has written more than 50 romantic suspense, contemporary romance, and women’s fiction […]

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Kiss Me or Kill Me: The 20 Best Romantic Suspense Novels

Kiss Me or Kill Me: The 20 Best Romantic Suspense Novels

Picture a genre fiction Venn diagram. One circle represents suspense, the other romance, and the overlap contains the intriguing world of romantic suspense, in which two seemingly disparate elements, danger and desire, are successfully merged into one irresistible story. The ratio between the amount of suspense and romance as well as the manner in which […]

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9 Questions for 57-Time Author Christina Dodd

9 Questions for 57-Time Author Christina Dodd

New York Times best-seller Christina Dodd is the author of 57 books—of historical romance, paranormal romance, romantic suspense, and suspense—but it took two children, three completed manuscripts, and 10 years before she got published. Her third attempt, the manuscript that became Candle in the Window, won the Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart Award for unpublished […]

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10 Questions for Linda Howard

10 Questions for Linda Howard

New York Times–bestselling author Linda Howard is passionate about many things including her family, her friends, her dogs, college football, and her home state of Alabama. One thing she could definitely do without? Cows. She describes these as “mean, devious, and psychic.” Before becoming a full-time writer, Howard worked at a trucking company for 17 […]

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This Week on Well Read TV: Jayne Ann Krentz Talks about WHEN ALL THE GIRLS HAVE GONE

This week on Well Read, New York Times best-selling author Jayne Ann Krentz will be speaking with hosts Elisa Jaffe and Mary Anne Gwinn about her most recent romantic suspense novel, When All the Girls Have Gone (2016), released November 29. Her twenty-eighth stand-alone writing under her married name (Krentz writes historical romance as Amanda […]

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The Perfect Romance

That which appears perfect can act as a stumbling block on the road to happily ever after. These romance novels, each strongly recommended by Booklist reviewers, play with readers’ notions of perfection—always with sexy results. The Perfect Bride, by Brenda Joyce After her father’s death, Blanche knows she must get married, but she believes she is damaged. She has no […]