Auld Lang Syne….

by Jeanne Adams First, on behalf of ALL the Romance Bandits, let me wish you a safe, happy New Year’s Eve! If you’re traveling today or tonight, partying, playing, or just staying home with your honey to watch the live festivities on the TV, may it be fun, cozy, happy, sexy, loving, delicious and fabulous, all rolled into one ROCKIN’ New Year’s Eve! So what ARE you planning tonight? I’d like to say we’re planning some ritzy, party-filled evening here in DC, but alas, t’isn’t so. We’re going to pop over to a neighbor’s house for a pot luck which
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Glitz and Glamour

by Jo RobertsonDuring the holidays many of us squeeze in a little extra time to go to the movies. Maybe take the kiddies or have an afternoon matinee date with our significant others or friends. As you know I love movies. Any kind, any time, any place, I’m raring to go. The Eighty-third Academy Awards aren’t scheduled until February, but I thought it would be fun to play a movie trivia game. One of the interesting things about the Academy Awards is to look in retrospect at the list of films that were nominated, but DIDN’T win, so I’ve added
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Togetherness

by Susan Sey Ah, the holidays. That hallowed week between Christmas and the New Year. Vacation. Now I’m a stay at home mom, so when I say “vacation” I’m actually talking about my husband. Because while he’s taken the week off from work, my job is a 7 year old and a 4 year old, & even if we travel for the holidays (which we are this year–hello, Grandma & Grandpa!) I sort of have to take them with me. My experience of this time of year is so far from vacation it’s laughable. You could say this is actually
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Winner of Salting Roses

The winner of yesterday’s drawing for a copy of Salting Roses by Lorelle Marinello is…Laney4! Congratulations! Please contact me through my website at www.trishmilburn.com with your full name and address.

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Old And New

by Suzanne At this time of the year I tend to reflect on the past as much as look forward to the future. This past year has been an exciting one for me. My parents just celebrated their sixtiethth, (yes 6-0) wedding anniversary. Not many people can say that. Mom says, “there comes a point where you can’t imagine your life without him in it.” When I was home this past spring I noticed how much they touched each other. Just little pats on the shoulder, a touch of the hand to the cheek as they passed each other. This is
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Bandita Booty

Bandita Booty!!!! Congratulations MsHellion – You won the 12 Days of Christmas prize for the December 23rd blog. Please send your contact information to either www.DonnaMacMeans.com or Romancebandits@gmail.com. Congratulations and Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Lorelle Marinello Debuts with a Tale Steeped in the South

I’ve known Lorelle Marinello since 2003, our first year of being Golden Heart finalists. So I’m excited to host her today to talk about her debut novel, Salting Roses. Tell us a bit about Salting Roses. SALTING ROSES tells the story of Gracie Lynne Calloway, an Alabama girl who discovers on her twenty-fifth birthday that she is the kidnapped daughter of a late New England financier and heiress to an enormous fortune. Gracie has grown up under the notion that she was the abandoned love-child of her Uncle Ben’s runaway niece. She suffered mightily for her questionable ancestry over the
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Plumb Tuckered

by Nancy My maternal grandfather was a country boy, born on a farm in the Carolina Piedmont when the Civil War was a vivid and comparatively recent memory. He went to college, moved to various cities and towns, and became a certified public accountant. When we cleaned out my folks’ house, we found his certificate–#29 for the State of North Carolina. He also became treasurer and business manager of a college. Among other things, he got the money donated to build the college’s second library (The first, which was much smaller, was endowed by Andrew Carnegie). Despite all that polish,
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MERRY CHRISTMAS!

The winner of yesterday’s prize is BJ!!! BJ, please drop me a line at kimberleyhowe@gmail.com and we’ll make sure you get your stuff. Warmest regards to everyone for a magical holiday!

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A Joyous Christmas to All!!!

By Kate What do the holidays mean to you? To me, the holidays mean wonderful scents, beautiful colors, happy times with family and friends. It means rushing here and there to find the perfect something for my perfect someone. It means squeezing my eyes shut and wishing for … good health and happiness for friends and loved ones … peace and understanding among countries and people … and – let’s get right down to it! – gifts and goodies under the tree! That’s right! If it’s Christmas time in the Lair, it must be Bandita Gift-Giving Time! So today, one
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