Monthly Archives: November 2015

Reach for the Sky by Gwen Knight
If you love shifters (and I know you do!), then check this article by Author Gwen Knight Shifter Luv out! You can find the original post, as well as other stuff to read at her website! Lions, Tigers, and Bears, Oh My! Shapeshifters as a whole are my favorite paranormal breed to write and read about. Part of the appeal is the range in animals with wolves, bears, and dragons seemingly being among the most popular. But what about others? Since I’ve begun publishing in the paranormal world, I’ve seen an assortment of shapeshifters: gorillas, mongooses, even sharks! The werewolves of this world no longer hold a monopoly! So this post today is to find out what your favorites are. I think werewolves will always maintain that special place in my heart, as seen by my latest publication Reach for the Sky.   But recently, thanks to authors like Jessie Donovan, R.E. Butler, and Ilona Andrews, I’ve begun expanding beyond the werewolf. There’s a big ‘ol world out there. For those who have read the first novel in my Wolffe Peak Series, you might note that I only included wolves. The future books, however, will delve a little deeper. Book two (tentatively set for publication in April 2016) has a female mountain lion shifter as the heroine, and the third book a female jaguar shifter. What are your favorite shifters to read about? Which animal calls to you? Love shifters? Check out these posts! Kim Faust: Five Favorite Shifter Reads Kristen Strassel: Why We Love […]

Author Gwen Knight Shifter Luv! Check it out!

Heather Long's Holiday Giveaway
Here’s another amazing opportunity for you all to join in some fun and get in the Holiday Spirit! Heather Long’s Holiday Giveaway will take you from one author to the next where you can enter into all kinds of draws, including some chances at winning some Visa Gift Cards. Who can’t use some extra money around the Holidays!   Check it out at:

Heather Long’s Holiday Giveaway!

Moon Justice by Ryanne Hawk 2
For today’s author interview, please welcome Ryanne Hawk, author of The Inked Menace Series, Aurelia Fridell Series, and Cordelia Kelly Series. She writes The Hot Lunch Series and random short fiction as author ER Pierce! If you have any questions, or would like to leave a comment, for Ryanne (or ER Pierce), please feel free to do so. We love author/reader interaction here! And remember, to subscribe to our newsletter in the sidebar to the right to receive first-hand news about special promotions and great deals in your inbox. Welcome to PNRLovers, Ryanne. Tell us about yourself. I write to escape being a mother to four children aged 5, 7, 9, and 11. I have seven tattoo’s, purple streaks in my hair, a love affair with yoga, and am addicted to caffeine laced smoothies in the morning. I am a procrastinator and I write when I’m overwhelmed with feelings, turning the swirling energy into prose. My family has a (rescue) dog, a cat, and a bunch of chickens running around the yard. Other than writing, what other life-long dreams do you have? Any plans to make them into reality? I’d like to become a Shaman Reiki Healer, and I’ve already taken steps in that direction. I’ve completed Reiki II (Usui/Holy Fire) and my next journey will be into Shaman Reiki I, and II. I enjoy going to drum circles, using essential oils and smudge sticks, and meditating. I have animal spirit guides (A hawk, Eagle, Fox, and a Skunk) If you could sit […]

Author Interview with Paranormal Romance Author Ryanne Hawk!

Well, Tami Lund wrote an article giving us her take on it. I’m sharing it here, with her permission for your reading pleasure. 🙂 Why Shapeshifters? November 15, 2015 Tami Lund Here’s a question: why shifters? I now have two series centered around shifters – the Twisted FateSeries (Of Love and Darkness was released in June, 2015, and Prim and Proper Fate will be released in 2016, followed by the final book in the series, in 2017) and the Lightbearer Series.Twisted Fate is entirely about shifters, while Lightbearer was supposed to be about magical beings called, well, Lightbearers. Yet when I threw shifters into the mix in that series, it became about them. How did that happen? The answer is simple: shifters are one of my favorite genres to read. So not coincidentally, I also happen to enjoy writing about them. They are sexy, strong, powerful, hot, did I mention sexy? In my reasonably extensive research, I have learned a few things about these seductive alpha beings. I’ve learned they all have one thing in common. All shape shifters have the ability to change from human form into…something else. And that, as far as I have been able to determine, is the single aspect that defines every shifter in every book I’ve ever read or written. Beyond that, well, every author interprets them a little differently. Which is the way it should be, right? We’re talking magic, and magic is defined by the imagination of the person writing it – and […]

Have You Ever Wondered Why Shapeshifters Are So Popular?

Elianne Adams
Better late than never! I was due to do the author interview this week, and totally lost track of time, and now it’s Friday. How does that happen? For those of you who don’t know me, I’m Elianne Adams, and I write sexy paranormal romance! Anyway, a few months back, a friend of mine *cough Elle Thorne*, asked me when I would be featured in an author interview. She hadn’t done one yet, so I told her I’d do one if she did. Of course, she did, and now it was my turn. Problem is, I’m the one who usually does the interviewing, so I needed some questions. My friends, being the helpful bunch that they are, came up with these ones. I hope you enjoy them. If you have any questions, or would like to leave a comment, for me, please feel free to do so. We love author/reader interaction here! And remember, to subscribe to our newsletter in the sidebar to the right to receive first-hand news about special promotions and great deals in your inbox.   Sylvina Storm asks: Have you ever based a character off of someone in real life? Which character? How are they different from their real life counterpart? To be perfectly honest, none of my characters have ever been based on someone in real life. Once I start writing, I get sucked into my imaginary worlds where men the characters are just as real to me as any person in real life. When […]

Author Interview with Elianne Adams

Author, Tabitha Cornall, tells her story on how she started writing paranormal romance, and how the crossing of genres influenced her writing. I found it pretty interesting, and thought you might too. Check it out! She posted her article on her website, here. Crossing Genres: The Ultimate Mash-Up I didn’t start out writing paranormal romance. I didn’t even start out writing romance at all–my very first story, back when I was seven, was science fiction. Since then, I’ve written science fiction, fantasy, Y/A, mystery, non-fiction, and of course romance, of several different flavors–paranormal, contemporary, historical, romantic suspense. I think it’s my love of all sorts of different genres that makes it absolutely impossible for me to resist trying to mash them up. Take my Colliding Worlds series, for instance. It’s paranormal romance, sure. It’s also got some of that medieval/fantastical/historical flavor to it in the castles and swords and lineages. But at it’s heart, the idea for Colliding Worlds is based on science–it’s an idea born from the Many Worlds theory of quantum physics, to be exact. My characters aren’t scientists, so when describing the “colliding worlds” they gloss over anything too technical, but that doesn’t change the fact that my entire paranormal romance series wouldn’t exist if I weren’t a science fiction geek. So I love genre mash-ups, and I’m not the only one. Crossing genres has become more and more popular in recent years, which is no doubt how paranormal romance finally managed to gain some ground (after […]

Crossing Genres: The Ultimate Mash-Up by Tabitha Cornall

Twin Curse by Rinelle Grey 1
For today’s interview, I had the pleasure of speaking with Rinelle Grey, author of the Dragon Ruins series, A Baren Planet Romance series, and Twin Gems series. Just to give you all a heads up, each first story in the series are free, so grab your copies while you can! If you have any questions, or would like to leave a comment, for Rinelle, please feel free to do so. We love author/reader interaction here! And remember, to subscribe to our newsletter in the sidebar to the right to receive first-hand news about special promotions and great deals in your inbox. Welcome to PNRLovers, Rinelle. Tell us about yourself. First up, I’m from Brisbane, Australia. I’ve lived around this area my whole life, and in fact, have only been out of my state a couple of times. I have travelled internationally once, to Japan, on a semi-business trip. If I had to pick one place to live though, this would probably be it. The weather is good, almost anything will grow, and while we complain about winter, it’s actually pretty mild. The one downside is that I’ve never seen snow! It did snow about 3 hours south of me this year, but by the time I heard about it, it was all melting! I grew up in an isolated area, doing school of distance, and living without electricity or running water. I wouldn’t change that either. I had a great childhood, and a pretty carefree one. That said, I love my […]

Interview with Author Rinelle Grey!

We often read or hear about the super hot Alpha Males. There are articles written about the super strong, decisive, all encompassing male written all over the place, but what we don’t often hear and read about is the amazing Alpha Female! She’s out there too, and deserves some recognition! I came across this article written by Heather Long, another great paranormal author, and thought I would share it with you guys. This is what she had to say… On Writing #Wolves : Best Alpha Females I can recite chapter and verse the number of “best” werewolf Alpha posts, of the best males or sexy heroes. Of course I can, I’m a romance author and paranormal romance is one of my favorite genres. In the best shifter books, we love the sexy growl of a male who is driven to protect his mate and his pack. We love their loyalty, their need to keep those around them safe and their power in defense of their world. I love a strong hero, but strong heroes need to be complemented by their powerful heroines so let’s talk about the best wolf females. Intelligence   The best wolf females are not only strong, they are intelligent. They know how to face off against the world and enhance their own personal best. While some wolf worlds are written as a man’s show, that they do all the fighting and the little women stay home and behave, the best wolf females aren’t competing in a […]

Alpha Females!

Andra Shine
Please help me welcome author, Andra Shine to PNR Lovers today. I hope you all enjoy reading this interview as I did. 🙂   Tell us about yourself. I’ve led an interesting life. My father was a punk rock DJ on the night shift, so I’ve slept in a lot of radio stations, and been to hundreds of gigs. He was also a pilot, so I’ve flown planes since I was five, but can’t land (which makes the teachers really nervous when you start a pilot’s license). I’ve got a second dan black belt in ninjitsu, and I’ve been in bands and in a poetry troupe. I’ve performed all over New Zealand, and in Indonesia’s Reader’s and Writer’s Festival. I’ve acted, been a dj, worked a camera and sound for news, and written news articles. Through all of this I’ve written. Most of what I’ve done has supported my writing, or has been about words, my greatest love.   Can you take us through what a typical writing day looks like for you? A typical writing day involves a lot of interruptions. Gone are the days when I could sit down to write and emerge a day later, desperate to pee and wondering why I’m so hungry. Now I have two children. So they wake me up and I get breakfast, and sit next to them typing away while they create chaos at the table. I pack one off to school, then the little one and I go to kindergarten, where […]

Interview with Author Andra Shine!

I came across this article written by a friend of mine, Kristen Strassel, and thought I’d share it with you all! What can I say, I adore Alphas, seriously, I melt every time I read a sexy PNR story with an Alpha hero!  This is what she had to say… WHY WE LOVE THE ALPHA nov 03 2015 | posted by kristenstrassel When romance readers are asked what they want in a hero, they overwhelmingly say that they want to read about someone who can get the job done, both out in the world and behind closed doors. An Alpha. Romance novels have come a long way from the bodice rippers of old, but the Alpha character, while he’s evolved from the rakish rogue, still prevails. A quick scan of the bestsellers list reveals Alphas in all forms: billionaires, rock stars, athletes, bikers, and characters that shape shift into predators. Why do we still love the Alpha so much? So we’ve totally got this. We shattered the glass ceiling, woman can go in combat, and there are women coaches in the NFL and NBA. There are two female candidates for president and no one bats an eyelash about it. We can be anything we want to be. But sometimes, it’s nice to sit back with a glass of wine and let someone else handle it. Alphas take chances and get things done. Fear isn’t in their vocabulary. Power respects power. Alphas like the concept of forever. Happily Ever After. In […]

Mmmm.. Alphas!

Drakon book cover
    Releases on November 17, 2015 BUY IT ON AMAZON   Add on Goodreads: Scarlett Kingfin was forced to run when her life went up in flames, literally. Her home was scorched, and her sister was missing. She was armed with nothing more than a set of coordinates and a fierce temper. Her twisted path led Scarlett right into the lair of Draxton Drakon, the ruling alpha dragon shifter of the Drakon Clan. His kind owned the seas. Sailing through mystic barriers, they often returned home with their spoils—to the home Scarlett had forgotten. Much like she had forgotten she was his mate, the missing half to his fiery soul. Strife, tension, and undeniable magnetism stand between the lovers when they’re face to face again. Her presence not only represents a broken royal vow, but also spurs a wicked prophecy of a lethal war between the immortals. Explosions, kidnappings, unveiled truths, and twisted rivalry shroud Draxton and Scarlett’s every step. Their dragons deep within are invincible. Will the hearts of the man and woman be strong enough to survive the hell their rise will inflame? a Rafflecopter giveaway

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