It’s International Chocolate Day!

It's International Chocolate Day! I have a thing about chocolate. I have such a thing about chocolate that I have written it into my bio which appears inside every book I release. I am not the only romance writer who has a passion for chocolate. When the erotic romance publisher, Ellora's Cave, was still in

2019-09-09T10:10:20-06:00Friday, September 13, 2019|Categories: Fun Stuff, Historical Stuff|Tags: , , |

The True Size of Australia

I seem to have an Australian theme running this week. I came across this graphic a while back, and snagged it to show you.  The most common world map, the one we're most familiar with, is the Mercator Projection map.  The map is very bad at showing related sizes of continents--because that was not why

2019-08-05T09:55:00-06:00Thursday, August 8, 2019|Categories: Fun Stuff|Tags: |

On’yer Mate! – Aussie Rules is 161 Years Old Today

On'yer Mate! - Aussie Rules is 161 Years Old Today I was not aware that Australian rules football was as old as that.  It is the oldest of the world's major football codes.  The first AFL match was played in 1858 between Melbourne Grammar and Scotch College. The game was developed for adult players, with

2019-08-05T09:12:58-06:00Wednesday, August 7, 2019|Categories: Fun Stuff, Historical Stuff|Tags: , , |

This Year’s Met Red Carpet Looks

This Year's Met Red Carpet Looks The annual Met extravaganza is always worth a brow lift or two.  I'm a bit behind this year.  The night was back in May, but I only recently got to see some of the more outrageous outfits.  I hesitate to call them "fashion".  They're not even really haute couture. 

2019-07-27T09:32:52-06:00Thursday, August 1, 2019|Categories: Fun Stuff|Tags: , |

Last days!! Massive 124 prizes, $2,650 Value Giveaway!

We're only days away from the release of my Official 100th Book is just a month away.   The 100th book is Inside Man, Book 2 of the Project Kobra romantic thriller series, which released on July 25th. The massive giveaway is nearly at an end -- enter before the draw closes in a couple of days!  

The Ten Best Romantic Moments In Film History

The Ten Best Romantic Moments In Film History Another lost-but-recovered post! - t. [First appeared as a post in May 2009 on this site] I joined a new romantic sub-genre email group last week, and got a  strange silence when I happened to mention that I thought one of the  most electrifying romantic moments in

2019-07-12T18:12:00-06:00Monday, July 15, 2019|Categories: Fun Stuff|Tags: , |

It Might Read Better In Klingon

It Might Read Better In Klingon HEART OF VENGEANCE (GERMAN EDITION) This post first appeared on the blog on July 12, 2010.  Since then, the post has been lost.  As it's interesting, and even more relevant today, I'm bringing it forward. -- t. One of my books, Heart of Vengeance, was released in

2019-07-12T14:08:18-06:00Saturday, July 13, 2019|Categories: Fun Stuff, Historical Romance, Historical Romantic Suspense|Tags: , , |