Tag Archives: contemporary romance

Two new releases just in time for the holidays: Christmas on Iago Prime and Weihnachtsshopping mit gebrochenem Herzen

Well, I promised you more new release announcement in the run-up to the holidays and today, I am pleased to announce not one but two new releases. Both of them are holiday stories, one in English and one in German. … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Romance Bashing: The New York Times Edition

The New York Times now has a review round-up column for new romance novels, just as it already has one for crime fiction and one for science fiction and fantasy. This is a good thing. However, while the SFF column … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Another new release for the holidays: Christmas Shopping with a Broken Heart

And here is the final new release announcement for 2016. It’s another holiday story, but one that is very different from St. Nicholas of Hell’s Kitchen. For Christmas Shopping with a Broken Heart is a sweet and rather fluffy holiday … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

A new release for the new year: Christmas Eve at the Purple Owl Café

I didn’t stay idle in the time between the years. Instead, I used the time to write and so I have a new release to announce already. Though the release is no longer quite so new. I published the story … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New release announcement No. 3: A German holiday romance – Neue weihnachtliche Liebesgeschichte erhältlich: Last-Minute Geschenke

This is the third of the pre-Christmas new release announcements. This time around, it’s for the German edition of last year’s short holiday romance Christmas Gifts, so let’s switch to German right away: *** Nach zwei Ankündigungen für die englischsprachigen … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

New Free Anthology Available – Stories on the Go: 101 Very Short Stories by 101 Authors

I’ll have several announcements to make in the next few days, because I have not one but three new books out. But don’t worry, this blog won’t turn into wall to wall promotion. It’s just a case of weird timing. … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Mixed updates and more on hard SF and messy emotions

First of all, I’ve been interviewed by British crime fiction writer J.T. Baptiste for the 12 days of crime series on her blog. We talk about writing, reading, favourite characters, Edgar Wallace movies and Dr. Mabuse, who is one of … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Science fiction and Romance Linkdump

First of all, science fiction writer, terminal cancer patient and regular reader of this blog Jay Lake has the chance to take part in a clinical trial for a new cancer treatment, which will hopefully help both Jay and other cancer … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Links | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

New holiday romance available in time for Black Friday: Christmas Gifts

I already said that there would be more new release announcements in the near future and now I’m making true on that promise and give you yet another new story. It’s a short and sweet holiday romance called Christmas Gifts … Continue reading

Posted in Books | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

Linkdump – One hundred percent Hugo and Clarke Award free

The hits on my Hugo reaction link round-up have gone through the roof thanks to links from John Scalzi, James Nicholls, Liz Bourke, Jay Lake, Radish Reviews, SF Signal and others. I’ll do another link round-up about the reactions to … Continue reading

Posted in Books, Links, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments