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Fangtastic Friday – Interview with Alexis Morgan

Please welcome multi-published author Alexis Morgan, who is celebrating the release of her sixth Paladin book, Defeat the Darkness.  She’s published over twenty books, novellas and short stories in contemporary romance, American West historical romance, and paranormal romance.   She is currently writing three paranormal series:  The Talions,  The Paladins (both for Pocket Star), and her … Continue reading

EtS Welcomes Lisabet Sarai…

The Dark Side By Lisabet Sarai What makes paranormal romance so popular? I’ve been pondering this question for a while. Readers, it seems, are happy to consume as many tales about vampires, shape shifters, ghosts and psychics as we authors can produce. You’d think that they’d get bored, but that doesn’t seem to happen. Why … Continue reading


The opening paragraph, or even sentence, in any book will set the tone for that book, and lay down certain expectations for the reader. No one likes a weak opening. It’s like a limp handshake—sweaty, boneless, and something you can’t wait to get away from at the first opportunity. Consider these openers: “Far out in … Continue reading

Cover Clash 2/22/10

 Hello and welcome to another installment of Clash of the Covers! First, let’s announce last week’s winner… And the Thorn goes to… Spark of Desire by Charlotte MClain! Congratulations – you won the thorn!   And now for this week’s competition. Dawn’s Pick: What Dawn says:  I like the colors and the artistry on this cover.  … Continue reading

Fangtastic Friday Welcomes Author Desiree Lee

  So, you’re a writer.  Why? I can’t imagine being anything but. I’ve been writing ever since I was a kid. If I didn’t have an outlet for my ideas, I think my brain would implode. That would get very messy.  What is your profession, and how does it help or hinder your writing? There’s … Continue reading

Welcome Ellora’s Cave author Nina Pierce…

Thank you for being with us at EtS today and participating in our Quick Q & A!    Thanks so much for having me here at Embrace the Shadows. I’m excited to share my books with your readers and chat about paranormal romance in general. What inspired you to write paranormal romance? I have always … Continue reading

A tropical getaway…

Looking back to when the first snowflake fell on my cabin in the Virginia foothills this winter, it’s hard to relate to the excited woman who measured inch by inch greedily hoping for more. More? I’m now surrounded day and night by mounds upon mounds of dirty icy white stuff.  The roads are slick.  The school … Continue reading

Nuggets of Inspiration

Yesterday was a holiday in the US – President’s Day. For many this marked the beginning of school vacation week. For others, including myself, this historical holiday was a day off from work.     It isn’t often that my whole family gets to send time together, and we all wanted to take advantage of our day off. So my husband and I packed … Continue reading

Clash of the Covers 2.15.10

Congratulations go out to Kate’s Crew by Jayne Rylan! You’ve won an EtS  Clash of the Covers…                                                                           And now for this week’s Clash of the Covers… What Sandra Sookoo says: Why I chose this cover.  Initial reaction?  Oh my God.  Seriously.  Half naked fireman?  Don’t ya just want to unhook those … Continue reading

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