Summer is the time of hot weather and fewer clothes. The perfect time to get naked with the one you love and have some yummy hot, sultry summer sex! Take a look at this Cosmo article Cosmo suggests in Hint #1 that you Dress For The Weather and give you lover his own personal T-Shirt contest. Lose some layers and strut your stuff in a tissue-thin tee! Hint #2 says you should use the pheromones released in perspiration. Turn off the A/C so you two can sweat together and have some slippery sexy passion! Sex it up, baby. Hint #3 suggests you Work The Slow Burn, pointing out that movements naturally slow in hotter temperatures and who doesn’t like it slow? At least, at first.

With eight hints in all, this article helps you give a sexy slant to the hot summer months!

Book Review: Neanderthal Marries Human: A Smarter Romance (Knitting in the City #1.5)

I’ve read (and reviewed) Penny Reid’s earlier Neanderthal books. These are part of the Knitting in the City series and are billed, as you can see, as smart romances. This is true from several angles. It’s very clear from her work that Penny Reid is a smart cookie herself. What was particularly impressive, however, is that thisContinue Reading

Chocolate & Romance Winner!

And The Winner Is!!! Quinn Fforde’s entry. Just because I like her innuendo. Sometimes, it’s what we don’t say. Thanks to everyone who entered!! Winning entry: “My husband has chocolate talents that I cannot share in public. However, I can share that he brings me my favorite chocolate truffles from a particular shop when inContinue Reading


Only 4 more days to accept your stories of how chocolate and romance have joined together in your life! To celebrate National Chocolate Day this week–and what better to celebrate that two of the things we love most–I’m offering a golden bag of yummy Ghirardelli Chocolate Squares–Premium Assortment of Rich Chocolate and Luscious Filling. Tell meContinue Reading


Anyone who has been in a relationship a while, can wonder how to keep the love going. This week is the Fourth of July and seems like the right time to talk about Fireworks! The romantic kind, I mean. Life can be challenging, but having a loved one takes the edges off. Fun with your mateContinue Reading


I have to admit that I wrote a number of books before I got into the series thing. Even after releasing Hating Christmas(Holiday Romance Series, Book 1), which is themed on different friends finding love on various holidays, I’ve still struggled with understanding the attraction to linked books. I subsequently written and released No BunnyContinue Reading

Alpha, Beta, Gamma Heroes—What’s Your Sweet Spot?

Alpha, Beta, Gamma Heroes—What’s Your Sweet Spot? Most readers of romance have heard about the alpha hero—the take-charge billionaire who always wins in the boardroom, the tough werewolf willing to kill for his pack’s honor. There’s also the beta hero: the kind, sensitive, maybe even inexperienced, guy. In the world of romance, alphas seem toContinue Reading


It started with words. Short words. Long, intricate words with lovely sounds, like gonorrhea and it’s neighbor, diarrhea. Words are nothing, however, if not grouped into charming sentences. Sentences make up stories and stories whiled away my childhood hours. Not so much “whiling” of hours today, but I still don’t pass a day without readingContinue Reading


How many blue collar heroes do you know? Husband, father, brothers? There’s nothing wrong with a millionaire dude. In fantasy, we love them and all the interesting possibilities they present. Mostly, we love the idea of a relationship filled with fabulous vacations, beautiful houses, lots of shopping…and no arguing over how to pay the creditContinue Reading


When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? Three months after my first book came out (NEANDERTHAL SEEKS HUMAN) I realized that I wanted to write books. I thought people were writers/authors in the same way that people grew up to be mermaids, found the Leprechaun gold at the end of theContinue Reading