Character on the Couch: Eva Gordon’s Bayla

Occasionally on Facebook I’ll put together a call to author groups I belong to for newsletter shares. If you’re part of my newsletter, you’ll likely recognize this character from a¬†January feature. This was the book I had to grab for myself, and my review is below. I admire authors who tackle tricky issues in their … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Eva Gordon’s Bayla

Character on the Couch: Sybil Ingram

Today I’m thrilled to have Amanda Dewees and her heroine Sybil Ingram visiting my couch. It’s rare that when I read the first book in a series, I go straight to the second one, but I had to in this case. Sybil’s first book, Nocturne for a Widow, had the best combination of mystery and … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Sybil Ingram

Character on the Couch: David B. Coe’s Melyor i Lakin

It’s a special Saturday edition of Characters on the Couch! Why? Because as I mentioned in my last blog post, I’ve been buried under book release and nonfiction deadline stuff, and I let all kinds of balls drop in the past two months. All I can say is I’m really sorry, but trust me, this … Continue reading Character on the Couch: David B. Coe’s Melyor i Lakin

Characters on the Couch: SherrieLea Morgan’s Marcus

This week I’m excited to welcome fellow author SherrieLea Morgan back to the couch with a character from her new release GhostDrums. Sherrie and I are in the box set A Wicked Halloween¬†(still free in KU) together, and I also enjoyed her novella A Timed Wager. Marine Veteran Marcus Lincoln returns home after almost being … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: SherrieLea Morgan’s Marcus

Characters on the Couch: Gail Carriger’s Imogene and Genevieve

Please join me in a collective squee as I welcome international bestselling author Gail Carriger and her two main characters from her most recent release to the couch. I am seriously fangirling here because Ms. Carriger’s first Parasol Protectorate novel Soulless is what sparked (pun intended) my interest in the steampunk genre. It was a … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Gail Carriger’s Imogene and Genevieve

Character on the Couch: Charlie Daye’s Raina

For those of you who have been waiting to preorder A Wicked Halloween because you don’t want to have to wait too long between purchasing and receiving, this is your chance! It will drop on to your pumpkindle or other reading device next Tuesday. Yes, it’s less than a week away! This week I’m hosting … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Charlie Daye’s Raina

Character on the Couch: Sherrie Lea Morgan’s Meghan Nightshade

Just three weeks til A Wicked Halloween releases! Meet Meghan Nightshade, a solitary witch with parent issues.

Just three weeks til A Wicked Halloween releases! Meet Meghan Nightshade, a solitary witch with parent issues.

Characters on the Couch: Jacci DeVera’s Calla

Today I’m happy to introduce Jacci DeVera and her character Calla McAmis, a mountain lion shifter. The interview reminded me of when I lived in Arkansas for a year, and the wildlife service swore that there were no mountain lions in the state but said there was a $30,000 fine if you killed one. Because … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Jacci DeVera’s Calla

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

Character on the Couch & Guest Post – Cecilia Tan’s Ziggy

I’m excited to welcome bestselling and award-winning author Cecilia Tan back to the blog today with her character Ziggy of the Daron’s Rock Chronicles series. Volume 7 dropped, er, launched on Tuesday. First, let’s hear from Cecilia why she decided on the fascinating setting of the 1980’s rock scene: Why Rock Fiction? I’ve been writing … Continue reading Character on the Couch & Guest Post – Cecilia Tan’s Ziggy