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E. Jean Carroll
Teams Up With a
Trump to Write
Jun 2, 2023 10:09 AM CDT
E. Jean Carroll Teams Up With a Trump to Write Romance Novel
Columnist who won defamation case against Donald Trump working with niece Mary on book
- Joining forces with a Trump to write a romance novel after suing the most famous member of that family for sexual abuse and defamation may seem like an unlikely next step for E. Jean Carroll. But that's exactly what the advice columnist is doing with
The Italian Lesson
Author's Husband: We Faked
Her Death to Save Her Life
Jan 16, 2023 10:35 AM CST
Author's Husband: We Faked Her Death to Save Her Life
'New York Times' uncovers the strange tale of romance writer Susan Meachen
- Earlier this month, a strange story made headlines from the world of self-publishing romance novelists. Author Susan Meachen reemerged online two years after an online post written by her daughter suggested Meachen had committed suicide. Meachen's reentry into the public caused shock and outrage among fellow writers, some of...
Author Emerges Years
After Apparent Suicide.
It Doesn't Go Well
in case you missed it
Jan 8, 2023 4:10 PM CST
Author Emerges Years After Apparent Suicide. It Doesn't Go Well
'Let the fun begin,' Susan Meachen apparently wrote on Facebook, to fans' horror
- For more than two years, the Facebook page of self-published author Susan Meachen has served as something of a shrine, used to promote her romance novels and share posts about suicide prevention. In October 2020, a person claiming to be Meachen's daughter posted from Meachen's account, announcing the...
See New Light of Day
May 5, 2021 9:20 AM CDT
Stacey Abrams Romance Novels See New Light of Day
Woman of varied talents has new thriller coming out, to be followed by romance reissues
- Plenty of people know Stacey Abrams, the political organizer, voting rights activist, and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate. Soon, many more will get to know Abrams, the romance novelist . Penguin Random House imprint Berkley has obtained the rights to the first three romance novels Abrams wrote more than 20 years ago...
'Immersive Historical Saga'
Coming Soon From Fergie
Jan 13, 2021 7:40 AM CST
'Immersive Historical Saga' Coming Soon From Fergie
Romance novel based on Sarah Ferguson's ancestor will be published by Mills & Boon
- An "immersive historical saga" with a lovestruck heroine is on its way to readers, and though the author is a rookie at writing romance novels—or any novels, for that matter—it's a name you'll recognize. Sky News reports the Duchess of York herself, Sarah Ferguson, has...
of Me,' She
Dec 24, 2019 11:30 AM CST
Romance 'Came Out of Me,' She Said. Now She's Gone
Johanna Lindsey died this year at age 67
- One of the world's best-loved romance writers is gone. Johanna Lindsey—whose pirates, aristocrats, and brave heroines sold at least 60 million copies—died earlier this year with stage 4 lung cancer, the
New York Times
reports. She was only 67. "Since I was old enough to appreciate...
Judith Krantz Dies at 91
Jun 24, 2019 2:59 AM CDT
Judith Krantz Dies at 91
Steamy romance novelist didn't start writing until she was 50
- Writer Judith Krantz, whose million-selling novels such as
engrossed readers worldwide with their steamy tales of the rich and beautiful, died Saturday at her Bel-Air home. She was 91. Krantz's son Tony Krantz, a TV executive, confirmed her death by natural causes on Sunday afternoon....
in a Tizzy
May 11, 2018 12:30 PM CDT
#CockyGate Has Romance Authors in a Tizzy
Battle rages over trademark on word 'cocky'
- A strange fight is brewing in the world of romance novels over the word "cocky." Faleena Hopkins is the author of a 17-book series about the Cocker brothers, and all of those books have the word "cocky" in the title. Last month, Hopkins managed to trademark use...
Skip Right to the Sex
With Audible's New Feature
Nov 2, 2017 12:15 PM CDT
Skip Right to the Sex With Audible's New Feature
Several new options cater to audiobook service's romance readers
- Flipping through dozens of pages of
Fifty Shades of Grey
to find a sex scene may soon be a thing of the past. Catering to impatient romance readers, audiobook website Audible has introduced a feature allowing visitors to skip to especially romantic scenes—from first kisses to steamy sex romps—...
Typo in Romance Novel Is
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
Sep 18, 2011 9:18 AM CDT
Typo in Romance Novel Is ...
Our male lead loses control in a bad way
- Sometimes a typo can slip quietly into the ether ... and then there's this one in the new romance novel
Baby, I'm Yours
: "He stiffened for a moment but then she felt his muscles loosen as he shitted on the ground." Author Susan Andersen is mortified. "...
happy valentine's day
Feb 14, 2011 8:52 AM CST
Romance Publisher Trying to Patent the Kiss
But don't worry, Harlequin won't charge you for smooching if it succeeds
- Harlequin Enterprises, publisher of such titillating romance titles as
The Nanny and the CEO
, is trying to patent the kiss. Does that mean you might someday have to pay a licensing fee if you want to lock lips? Nope: "Should this patent be approved and registered...
Cities in America
Feb 12, 2011 11:43 AM CST
Most Romantic Cities in America
Amazon looks to rom-com, Barry White sales
- Seeking a romantic getaway this Valentine’s Day? Love is in the air (and perhaps the water supply) in Amazon ’s 20 most romantic cities in America. The firm compiled the list with an eye on key sales data: romance novels, rom-coms, and, of course, Barry White albums. The...
Readers Swoon for Amish
Aug 9, 2010 4:04 PM CDT
Readers Swoon for Amish Romance
Novels depicting the simple life fly off the shelves
- Getting tired of
? If sex-soaked entertainment has lost some of its punch, you might look to the pure, simple pleasures of Amish life and love. That's right: Amish romance novels are flying off the shelves as readers find that nothing scintillates like the chaste. "It's a huge,...
Romance Novel Publisher Goes All Digital
Aug 6, 2010 5:10 PM CDT
Romance Novel Publisher Goes All Digital
Dorchester expects e-books to carry its business
- With e-book sales constituting a small but growing portion of the publishing industry, one mass-market paperback publisher is ditching its bread and butter and going all digital. Dorchester Publishing puts out 25 to 30 books a month, two-thirds of them romance novels. But the firm saw sales fall by 25%...
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