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Carol Burnside is an award-winning author who also writes as Annie Rayburn. Carol is traditionally published in short stories. Annie is e-published and self/Indie published. Her latest release from Red Sage is Bittersweet Obsessions (June, 2011), an erotic romance with light sci-fi and paranormal elements. Learn more about Annie and her “sizzling romance that tugs at your heart” at www.AnnieRayburn.com.

Freebie and a recipe

by Carol Burnside First, the Freebie. I was ecstatic Monday evening when I went to check my Amazon stats and saw that the sales for Home for Christmas were climbing steadily. I hurried over to check and sure enough, they’d finally price matched it to FREE! Perfect timing, seeing as the holidays are just around […]

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The Marriage Trap by Marissa Garner

Today PFHT welcomes Marissa Garner, who is sharing information about her debut book, with an excerpt. Congratulations, Marissa! THE MARRIAGE TRAP (Hawaiian Heat Series—Book One) by Marissa Garner Releases Friday November 14, 2014 BLURB: Ginny Fitzgerald has always dreamed of marriage and motherhood. But when she escapes her domineering former fiancé to attend a two-month […]

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Everywhere I turn … romance!

by Carol Burnside Love is in the air, or so it seems. I just returned from Denver, where we had a reception for my daughter, Holly, and her new husband, Kyle. They eloped to Belize earlier in the year, but it was a spur of the moment thing. We wanted to celebrate with family and […]

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Heart 2 Heart

by Carol Burnside Introducing… Heart 2 Heart, a short story collection by Carol Burnside. Ten flash fiction to long short stories in three sections! Cover art for Heart 2 Heart by CCR Book Cover Design. – See more at: http://www.petitfoursandhottamales.com/?p=22558#sthash.VdxvgDBS.dpuf Heart 2 Heart, a short story collection by Carol Burnside. Ten flash fiction to long […]

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Book Reviews by Carol Burnside

Yep, that’s right. I’ve been reading again. Here are a couple more I recommend. MAYBE SOMEDAY by Colleen Hoover (New Adult) At twenty-two years old, aspiring musician Sydney Blake has a great life: She’s in college, working a steady job, in love with her wonderful boyfriend, Hunter, and rooming with her good friend, Tori. But […]

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New Adult: In review

by Carol Burnside I’ve been on a reading glut the last few months. I read a slew of American historical romances, then I discovered New Adult romances. Oh my gawd, the angst! But, I mean, that’s realistic, right? I remember being college age and just beyond, where everything that happened in life seemed bigger, highs […]

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New book release and more coming!

by Carol Burnside Most of you know that one of my favorite places to go is the beach. I’ve always loved the tropics, but an eighteen month stay in Hawaii cemented my love of tropical living. When dreaming up new story ideas, I kept thinking of Oahu, Kauai, Maui, and other places I’ve visited. Cancun, […]

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