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My Favorite Gothic Romances

I love gothic romances. I grew up with on them.— Jane Eyre, Rebecca, Wuthering Heights, Mistress of Mellvyn Classical Gothic romances captured my imagination. They certainly appealed to my romantic side and fueled my interest. These books have always stayed with me. Reading the

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Secret Lives Series…Tangled Webs of Deceit!

“Oh what a tangled web we weave,        When first we practice to deceive”~ Sir Walter Scott~ the inventor of the historical romance.   Sir Walter Scott- the inventor of historical romance- wrote it best…romance is a tangled web. At

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Touring With Broken Legacy

AMAZON     BARNES AND NOBLE Broken Legacy is on a book tour. I’ve never done a book tour before this one with Orangeberry Book Tours. Interesting. They are so organized. I’m envious.  I love the way Broken Legacy is

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When Will The Heavens Fall?

AMAZON   BARNES AND NOBLE WINDS OF BETRAYAL SERIES BOOK TWO I first started writing years ago. My first book published was Dream Walker in 2008. (It’s now Dreamscape under my pen name Carrie James Haynes.) Even before Dream Walker, I

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Heat Up Your Summer!

July is vacation month, but I haven’t been on vacation. I’m working diligently on Seductive Lies under my pen name Colleen Connally . It’s coming. I’m at the stage in the book where I’m obsessing about it. It’s all I’m doing

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Regency Verus Historical Romances

Reposted from Colleen Connally’s blog. Today I want to compare Historical Romances to Regency Romances. There are so many sub-genres of Romance. For that reason I thought I would clarify what I write when I write under Colleen Connally. My books

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History’s Legacy

Today’s Martin Luther King’s day. A great day to reflect. The legacy of Martin Luther King left was one to be admired with his advocacy of the disadvantage and civil rights for everyone… That’s why I love history. You can draw from other’s

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Strong Female Protagonists in Literature

The stories I write have strong female heroines. I write all different genres: historical fiction, epic fantasy, and romance. Then you might wonder how I write about strong women when I write romance. I mean most women read romance to

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Welcome to a World filled with Romance!

Welcome! Thanks for stopping by. I’ve made a few changes over the last year. There are a few more to come, but this one was overdue. I shut down my old website and started this one. I wanted to have

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