Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Weepy heroines and a #giveaway on Embracing Romance

I'm on Embracing Romance today talking about weepy heroines (and confessing my own earlier tendency to cry for hours). I'm giving away a copy of Rakes and Rogues (or another of my books, winner's choice) to one lucky commenter.…-barbara-monajem/
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Do please drop by and weigh in with your opinion on whether romantic heroines should be allowed to cry -- and if so, how much.


Sunday, August 21, 2016


Hello, hello, hello!! TO KISS A RAKE, the first in my Scandalous Kisses series, is free on Amazon for Kindle for a few days!! There's no better deal than FREE. :~))


Melinda Starling doesn’t let ladylike behavior get in the way of true love. She’s secretly helping a friend to elope…until she’s tossed into the waiting coach and driven away by a notorious rake.

Miles Warren, Lord Garrison, comes from a family of libertines, and he’s the worst of them all—or so society believes. When Miles helps a friend to run off with an heiress, it’s an entertaining way to revenge himself on one of the gossips who slandered him.

Except that he abducts the wrong woman…and as if that wasn’t scandalous enough, he can’t resist stealing a kiss.


(In case you didn't know, there's a second book in the series, THE RAKE'S IRISH LADY, and the third, LOVE AND THE SHAMELESS LADY, will be out soon...possibly November. Now I have to figure out how to redeem an obnoxious heroine--a secondary character in Love and the Shameless Lady--for Book 4.)


Friday, August 19, 2016

A Very Wicked Christmas Anthology is up for #pre-order #99cents

I'm excited -- A Very Wicked Christmas Anthology is now up for pre-order for only 99 cents! My novella, Love at First Dance (or Jane and the Vile Seducer) is included. (It's the sequel to The Reluctant Seductress, which is in the boxed set, Rakes and Rogues. It's the story of Sir Colwyn North, who was a secondary character in The Reluctant Seductress. He needs a Happily Ever After, too!)

Have Yourself A Very Wicked Christmas!

Six of today’s most popular regency romance authors come together to deliver a holiday anthology full of passion, promise, and scandalous dalliance.

In Heather Boyd’s The Christmas Affair, a lonely shopkeeper offers shelter to a beautiful, not so innocent miss to overcome the bitter memories of Christmases past, but could such a wicked connection ever lead to a happily-ever-after? A dashing spy with marriage on his mind seeks to rekindle the spark by any means possible with the woman who claimed his heart in Love at First Dance by Barbara Monajem. A scandalous widow rescues the man of her dreams - but his secrets could destroy their love in Nicola Davidson's Joy to the Earl. A masquerade ball was no place to be reckless with your innocence, and yet one scorching look at the masked highwayman urges Miss Partridge to do just that in Mistletoe and the Marquess by Wendy Vella. In Lord Misrule by Donna Cummings, a young widow chooses a handsome rogue to be her first lover, but his regrets from a past Christmas may end their affair before it even commences. A blue-stocking becomes a courtesan to escape a murderer in The Glittering Prize, an intrigue-filled romance by Beverley Oakley about finding love where it’s least expected.

This is an all-new collection of stand-alone complete works.

Here's the blurb for my novella, Love at First Dance:

Sir Colwyn North’s uncanny seductive powers made him an excellent spy—but they also gave him the worst sort of reputation. Given his dreadful past, his only hope of winning the hand of the very proper Lady Jane Dew is to trick her into marriage. By way of seduction. While in disguise.

Jane has had enough of tedious propriety; she wants excitement. Duty-bound, she attends a Christmas house party at the estate of a scheming marquis, who has plans of his own for her. She intends to choose her own husband, and the son of the marquis is not on her list. The enthralling but nameless seducer who visits her nightly in her dreams might be…but first she has to find out who he is.

Will Lady Jane reject Sir Colwyn when she discovers the truth? Or will he find another devious way to capture her heart?

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