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Phyllis A. Whitney, the “Queen of the American Gothics,” was born on this day back in 1903 (and lived to be 104!). Whitney–along with Mary Stewart, and Victoria Holt–dominated the Gothic Romance genre during the 1950s, ’60s, and ’70s, books whose covers usually featured a frightened woman in a diaphanous gown fleeing a large, imposing mansion.
Have you read any of these grande dames of Gothic Romance? Are there any current Gothic Romance authors you recommend?
Alessandra Torre is the bestselling author of works including Black Lies, Tight, and Hollywood Dirt. She also writes the Deanna Madden series under the name A.R. Torre, a movie based on the first book, The Girl in 6E, recently was announced to be in production! Today Alessandra stops by EverAfter to share her history with the romance genre. Take it away Alessandra!
The Rogue You Know by historical romance author Shana Galen hit the shelves last week and Shana has dropped by EverAfter today to share where she got the inspiration for her bad boy character, Gideon Harrow.
Also be sure to check out and enter the giveaway at the bottom of the post for the chance to win a copy of the first book in the Covent Garden Cubs series, Earls Just Want to Have Fun! You can also win a giant historical romance bundle featuring Shana’s titles!
We’ll let Shana take it from here!
Roxy Mews writes scorching hot paranormal erotic romance. Her series which focuses on the hybrid vampire/werewolf Hart clan, and the sexy shenanigans that happen when pheromones run wild. But most readers don’t know that she based one of the important relationships in A Love Worth Biting For on her own relationship with her husband. We asked her to tell us more about how she uses her real life as inspiration for the series.
We’re all sad the long weekend is over (sniff!), but on the other hand, it’s already Tuesday! The long weekend is time for barbecues, beaches–and books!
What did you read over the long weekend? What’s the most number of books you’ve consumed in a three-day weekend?
Yasmine Galenorn, New York Times bestselling author, is known for her playlists and being a big believer in the power of music during the writing process. Her playlists appear in the back of most of her books as well as on her website for readers to enjoy. Today she stops by EverAfter to share her thoughts on the importance of music.
New York Times bestselling author Emma Chase’s Legal Briefs series has been a big hit with fans since the first book, Overruled, hit shelves in April, now the second book, Sustained, is out and Emma has stopped by to share her thoughts on knights in shining armor who actually might not be all that shiny, and the heroines that match them. Take it away Emma!
Maisey Yates writes some of today’s hottest contemporary romance. In her beloved Copper Ridge series, she returns time and again to the close-knit Garrett family. We asked her to talk a bit about why the family relationships in her books are so important to her, and why they feel so real to her readers…
Co-Authors Liz Fenton and Lisa Steinke have stopped by to answer a few questions about the music that helped them create their novel, The Status of All Things!