Characters on the Couch: Viola Carr’s Lizzie and Eliza

It’s often said that we authors have voices in our heads. Viola Carr has voices with their own voices. She’s currently in the midst of the very clever Electric Empire steampunk series. The second, The Devious Dr. Jekyll, came out Tuesday.   THE DIABOLICAL MISS HYDE Magic, mystery, and romance mix in this edgy steampunk … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Viola Carr’s Lizzie and Eliza

Character on the Couch: Jillian Neal’s Brock and Hope

Today I’m delighted to have Jillian Neal and her characters from her newly released novel Gypsy Hope to the couch. We authors typically try to use our powers for good, but Jillian is taking it a step further. For every copy of Gypsy Hope sold, Jillian is donating $1 to the ProLiteracy organization to help … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Jillian Neal’s Brock and Hope

Characters on the Couch: Aidee Ladnier’s Charlotte

Today we get to meet Charlotte, aka “Charly,” the other half of the paranormally talented duo from Aidee Ladnier’s ongoing project. Character Two name: Charlotte (Charly) Age: 16 Gender: Female Species (if applicable): Human Cultural or historical context (if important to the story, e.g., if it’s a Regency): Modern day teenager, American South Brief description … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Aidee Ladnier’s Charlotte

Character on the Couch: Aidee Ladnier’s Miranda

Today I’m so excited to have an unpublished character for my couch. I love featuring the published ones, but I admit that these are even more fun for me. Meet Aidee Ladnier’s Miranda: Character One name: Miranda Age: 16 Gender: Female Species (if applicable): Human Cultural or historical context: Modern day teenager, American South Brief … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Aidee Ladnier’s Miranda

Characters on the Couch: Lia and Lucas from Linda Joyce’s Her Heart’s Desire – Updated 8/18

Today I’m excited to welcome fellow author and Georgia Romance Writers member Linda Joyce. She writes great fiction with Southern flair no matter where it’s set. I’ve already preordered my copy of this one. Update – happy book birthday to Linda and Her Heart’s Desire! You can get it here.   Artist Amelia Britton battles … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Lia and Lucas from Linda Joyce’s Her Heart’s Desire – Updated 8/18

Secret Worlds blog tour stop

Today I’m excited to be a stop on the Secret Worlds blog tour. Two of my author colleagues from the Georgia Romance Writers, Debbie Herbert and Linsey Hall are included in this set. My review of Debbie’s book is below, as is a Character on the Couch interview of her hero Keelan. I’m super excited … Continue reading Secret Worlds blog tour stop

Character on the Couch: Markhat, Steampunk Detective

Happy Thursday! Today I’m happy to welcome Markhat, who is the creation of Frank Tuttle, who would probably be an interesting character himself. He has a steampunk series with my publisher and even shares my editor. Here’s the blurb for the latest book in the Markhat series, The Darker Carnival: When Dark’s Diverse Delights arrives by … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Markhat, Steampunk Detective

Published Character on the Couch: Xander & Mina from Illumination

Today I’m pleased to welcome author M.V. Freeman and her characters Xander and Mina to my couch. If you’ve read her debut novel Incandescent, you’ve already had the pleasure of meeting these characters, and I’m delighted they get their own book, especially Mina. MVF: It’s a pleasure to be here—today I am introducing Xander and … Continue reading Published Character on the Couch: Xander & Mina from Illumination

Published Character on the Couch: A Couples’ Session with Theodora and Seth

This Thursday I’m happy to welcome Theo and Seth of Catherine Butzen’s The God Collector, out last month. This sounds like a fantastic book, and I got my copy from Amazon today. Of course, I’m partial to heroes named Seth these days. 😉 Their love is ancient history if they can’t catch the thief out … Continue reading Published Character on the Couch: A Couples’ Session with Theodora and Seth

Published Character on the Couch: Tara from Brighid’s Flame

Just a quick note about an upcoming appearance… I’ll be signing books and chatting with fans this coming Saturday, March 28, from 2:00 to 4:00 at Hermit Woods Winery in Meredith, New Hampshire. I’ll try to bring up some of this lovely Southern weather for y’all! Today I’m happy to welcome Cate Morgan, who is … Continue reading Published Character on the Couch: Tara from Brighid’s Flame