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Comfort Reads with D.D. Line

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Here we are smack bang in the middle of winter! Whilst we rug up and snuggle down next to a fire with a warm drink there is only one way to spend the cold days and nights – with a book! Welcome to romantic suspense author D.D. Line. You might be more familiar with D.D.Line as Danielle our wonderful aspiring ambassador (and Lynne Wilding recipient). Welcome to Dannielle and to her sizzling comfort read!

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Comfort Reads with Debbie Johansson

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Winter solstice has just passed, and the wind is bitterly cold outside. Not to forget the rain of course! But none of that matters if you’re inside curled up next to the fire, or under a blanket because you’re cosy! Please welcome Debbie Johansson, a romance author who also likes to dabble in paranormal and gothic fiction. Today Debbie shares with us her cosy space and comfort read as well as her two heartwarming Christmas stories (Christmas in the coldest part of the year is always sure to warm our hearts!)

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Comfort Reads with Ava January

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Can you feel it? Winter is only a fortnight away and the temperature has dropped – if you are living in more temperate areas of the world that is. But if you live in a more tropical setting though, winter is a little different! Cosy is still cosy though! Welcome to historical romance author Ava January who comes from sunny Queensland and today shares with us her version of a cosy winter!

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Comfort Reads with Novalee Swan

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Brrrr! It’s getting colder and colder now we’re heading into late autumn and the air is getting cooler, the days shorter and the nights longer. Lucky then there is always a cosy space inside where we can huddle with a good book, a warm drink, and the occasional cuddle (from human or animal!) Welcome to Novalee Swan who writes paranormal and contemporary romance and whose book series are fun, sweet, sexy, and satisfying, just what the cooler months need!

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Three Things I learned… Valentine’s Day edition

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THREE THINGS I LEARNED WHILE WRITING – HANDFASTED TO THE BEAR with Elina Emerald 1. Write the Ending First I wrote the ending to ‘Handfasted to the Bear’ before I wrote the beginning. For me, knowing how a book ends provides an anchor for my story and everything else is a towline attached to my characters. I can throw in conflicts, turning points and twists if I guide my protagonists to that end point. When I conceptualised this book, I only had a brief backstory to work with. My heroine Orla is a mixed-race woman of colour living in a Scottish …