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Welcome Our Guest : Author JENNIFER MCQUISTON

I am a romance writer at heart, and in my fictional world, heroines always have good intentions. But in the real world, it doesn’t always work out for the best. Take this week, for example. No, really. Take this week. Please. Take it and hide it, so I can pretend it never happened. You see, […]

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Move Over, James Patterson

By Marilyn Baron It seems like James Patterson cranks out a book a month. Literally, every time I turn around, he is releasing a new book. Now I know he has a franchise going with a variety of authors writing for and with him. And I’m not insinuating anything about his writing. I buy almost […]

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  HISTORICAL RESEARCH – NOT A DUSTY, BORING ENDEAVOR At one of the publishing houses I worked for in my other life as an editor, I had one task that I hated: permissions.  The very word still makes me shudder. It was a nitpicky job of making sure every photograph, every illustration, every quote, and […]

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Please Welcome, Author TRACY BROGAN !!

A recent news report revealed that happiness is directly related to gratitude. That makes sense, right? If you are grateful for what you have, you don’t waste precious energy wanting what you don’t have. And it’s that sense of “want” which makes so many of us grouchy, restless, and sad. So, in the spirit of […]

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Valerie Bowman, Guest Chef: Ton and Trousseau

Those Two Regency T words: Ton and Trousseau by Valerie Bowman I write Regency romance novels and two words that I am often asked about by readers who are not familiar with Regency stories are: ton and trousseau. Invariably someone will assume I misspelled the word “town” until they notice it more than once and […]

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Q & A with Julia Quinn, today’s Guest Chef!

Ladies and Gents, please help us welcome Guest Chef JULIA QUINN to PFHT today. We’re thrilled to have Julia with us. She’s offered to do something a bit different and answer questions from the audience, so please post your questions in the comments and Julia will do her best to answer them. By way of […]

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Jodi Thomas, Guest Chef

NY Times and USA Today bestselling author Jodi Thomas presents her latest Whispering Mountain novel WILD TEXAS ROSE, about a woman who’s cursed when it comes to love—and the man determined to save her. Twenty-five-year-old Rose McMurray may be beautiful, smart, and capable of running her adopted family’s ranch at Whispering Mountain, but she’s backed […]

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