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Interview with Victoria Barbour (Part 2)

One week after release, the Passionate Kisses box set has:

  • cracked the amazon.com Top 100 Paid Books in the Kindle store
  • reached #63 on the overall sales ranking on amazon.com including the top ten in contemporary romance, anthologies and romantic comedy

With this project, Victoria Barbour has:

  • hit a personal best author ranking on amazon.com
  • made it to #68 in Contemporary Romance authors on amazon.com
  • made it to #99 in the list of all romance authors on amazon.com

Clearly, Victoria knows what she’s doing! Take a look at the video to hear why she chose the self publishing route and how she’s making it work for her.

One final note, I’m pleased to announce that the Rafflecopter winner for Against Her Rules is Diana Quinton.

Valerie Francis

The Mystery of Mrs. Christie

Well, you’re not going to believe this. Reece Witherspoon and I picked the same book for our February book clubs. Sort of.  Late last year, I came across THE MYSTERY OF MRS. CHRISTIE by Marie Benedict and was fascinated by the premise. Benedict writes historical fiction, much like Philippa Gregory,

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A Girl Named Howard

This month, rather than recommend one book to read, I’m recommending the entire body of work of one author because Anne Rice, who passed away December 11, 2021, single-handedly revolutionized the role of vampires in literature.  Yes, vampires.  And the impact she’s had is more significant than you might realize.

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The Christmas Bookshop

If you’ve had it up to your eyes with holiday preparations and are looking for a light-hearted story to escape into, The Christmas Bookshop, by Jenny Colgan, might be just the ticket. The title is a bit misleading, in my opinion. Yes, there’s a bookstore. Yes, the plot unfolds in

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