Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Enjoy A New Romantic Series

It's the beginning of the year and what better time to start enjoying a new series of romance stories.  The Wild Rose Press is launching its Candy Hearts series this month and we will be featuring authors from those books in coming weeks. 

What a delightful array of love stories are coming our way! From sweet romances, to fantasy to historical, these books will touch the heart and can take you off on a wonderful romantic journey.

Today we focus on one of the first to be released, Chill Out, a contemporary romance from author Jana Richards. She says that when she read her first romance novel, she immediately knew two things: She had to commit the stories running through her head to paper, and they had to end with a happily ever after. She says she also knew that she had found what she was meat to do. She writes all different subgenres of romance -- from romantic suspense to historical, to contemporary, and she writes them in a variety of lengths.  Her paranormal romance, "seeing things" was a 2008 EPPIE finalist. 

Jana hails from Canada, where she works as an accountant, though she finds time to enjoy a life of golf, yoga, and going to movies and concerts.

Let's get a look at her new release that just came out this week and is currently part of a special bargain from The Wild Rose Press. Here's a tantalizing peek at Chill Out:

Renata Cabral needs to hide for the weekend. Her cousin's Valentine's Day wedding means she'll face embarrassing questions from her large, extended family. Questions like, "Why aren't you married yet?" Since the break up of her last relationship, she's not ready to answer that question. She invents a work-related excuse and escapes to a friend's lakeside cottage.

Noah Brownlee has been hiding for two years. But now he's ready to come home and mend his broken relationship with his brother. When a friend offers the use of his lakeside cottage, Noah arrives in the middle of a blizzard with his English Mastiff, only to find the place is already occupied. With her large brown eyes and quirky sense of humor, Renata stirs feelings he thought long dead.

As the blizzard rages, the candy hearts predict love. Can Valentine's Day work its magic between them?
This sounds like romance is definitely in the air, or it could be coming soon! Want to know more? I do. Here's an excerpt:

The bedroom door swung open and Renata stood in the opening wearing a short robe that revealed her lovely legs. A light floral fragrance drifted to his nose—he envisioned a field of flowers. Spike brushed past her and entered the room.

“Oh! I didn’t realize you were with Spike.”
“I’m sorry. When he gets a notion, he’s pretty hard to stop. I’ll get him out.”

“No, that’s okay. I don’t mind having him in my room. Besides, I doubt you could make him leave if he doesn’t want to.”

She was probably right. “You’re sure? He snores something awful. And did I mention the drool?”
She smiled. “Yes, I discovered the delights of sleeping with Spike last night. But I have to admit, I kind of like having the big lug around.”

“You’re sure you don’t mind?”
“I’m sure.” She took a step backward into her room, holding the door between them. “I should get some sleep.”


She hesitated, as if waiting for him to speak. For a moment he thought she was going to invite him into her room. But then she swallowed and lowered her gaze.
“Goodnight, Noah. Sleep well.”

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Thank you, Jana, for kicking off our Candy Hearts series of spotlights and introducing us to your new contemporary romance.  Any questions or comments for Jana?

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