May’s Members Only Prize Winner!

Congratulations to the lucky winner of May’s Member’s Only Prize! Lori Howe! Lori wins: ANYTHING BUT VANILLA by Liz Fielding A SEAL’S SEDUCTION by Tawny Weber A SEAL’S SURRENDER by Tawny Weber SEVEN NIGHTS IN A ROGUE’S BED by Anna Campbell THE PROUD WIFE by Kate Walker DAUGHTER OF THE SKY by Michelle Diener THE PATRICIAN’S FORTUNE by Joan Kayse RENEGADE by Nancy Northcott Don’t forget, you too can be a winner! Check out June’s newsletter to see how you can win a fabulous bundle of prizes!

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Get to Know Kate Carlisle

Hi, everyone! I’m thrilled to be the Featured Author this month at Romance Bandits. The delightful Bella McGuire from Cozy Mystery Book Reviews is visiting us and has agreed to host this little Q&A about my latest book, A COOKBOOK CONSPIRACY. Bella is sweet and fabulous and loves cozy mysteries! If you do, too, be sure to check out her website. Take it away, Bella! Widgets Bella: What drew you to writing cozy mysteries? What inspired you to write the Bibliophile mysteries? I’ve always loved to read mystery series, where you really get to know the characters. After the
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The TGIF Three-in-One Party!

It’s Friday, so I’m assuming everyone is ready for the weekend. What better day to have a launch party than the day before many people will have a couple of days off — days to read books! Two good friends and I recently decided to package some of our romantic suspense novels into one collection and offer it to readers at a special price. Like the Banditas, I met MJ Fredrick (my bestie) and Norah Wilson through the Golden Heart contest sponsored by Romance Writers of America. In fact, we met during my first GH-finaling class, 2003, affectionately known as
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And the winner is…. KI PHA!!! Please contact Christina at christina AT christina-brooke DOT com to claim your ARC of LONDON’S LAST TRUE SCOUNDREL.

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What Was Your First?

These famous lines from Strickland Gillilan remind me of the years I spent reading to my children, or being read to by my mother or in school: “You may have tangible wealth untold; Caskets of jewels and coffers of gold. Richer than I you will never be- I had a mother who read to me.” Most of us cut our teeth on picture books. They weren’t in the romance genre, but they were a kind of romance (stories which look at the world through rose-tinted glasses, offering satisfying resolutions and often focusing on ethical lessons). And they were perfect for
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Royal Prizes from Kate Walker’s Visit

Sorry I didn’t get a chance to post the winners before … blame Charlie! Kate’s lovely cat had a night on the tiles and didn’t get around to doing his duty, choosing winners, until today! Anyway, he’s now eaten the treats and chosen the lucky BBs, so congratulations to … Teresa Hughes and Louisa Cornell! Please send your snail mail details to me at anna @ (no spaces) and I will forward to Kate, so she can get your books out to you!

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In Sickness and in Health

First of all, let me just give the Bandit Buddies a huge shout out, a big warm hug and a thank you. In our last post, we hit the 100,000 comment mark! So thank you to all of you for all the fun, informative confabs we’ve had on this blog. We love chatting with you every day. Today I thought I’d talk about a subject close to home for me at the moment. As a mother, it’s always “fun” when the winter lurgy descends on the family as it did on mine last week. I have to drag myself around
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Lords of the Night winner

Thanks to everyone who stopped by on a holiday Sunday to chat about vampire heroes!  The winner of a signed Protector ARC and the chance to read Guardian on NetGalley for free is…   Barbara Elness!   Congratulations, Barbara!  Please email contact info to nancy AT nancynorthcott DOT come (no spaces).   Thanks again to everyone who joined us Sunday.

Anna Sugden’s Cover Revealed!

I’m so excited – I’ve finally got to see what the cover for my debut release – A Perfect Distraction– will look like! Don’t you just love it?! Can’t wait to receive my author copies and hold my first book in my hands.    

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A Perfect Distraction

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