Julianne MacLean

  • A book to love: The Longing

  • Here is an author I’ve loved since I read her first novel, Shades of Honor, back in 2002. At the time I was a debut author with my first romance novel Prairie Bride, and I had the great pleasure of meeting Wendy Lindstrom at an RWA conference when she was nominated for a Golden Heart… Read more

  • Book blogs to love

  • If you enjoy learning about great ebook deals and special releases, here are a few sites that might interest you. Awesome Romance Novels lists romances and they are usually on sale at great prices. Be sure to subscribe to the email list so that you receive the notices directly to your inbox and don’t miss… Read more

  • A book to love: Vampires, Saints, and Lovers

  • Those of you who follow me on Facebook know that I’m a big fan of The Walking Dead, so you’ll understand when I go crazy for a dark, edgy – and sometimes bloody – vampire novel. This story is not your garden variety paranormal romance. Though there is a deep, emotional, angsty love story at… Read more

  • A book to love: Pope Joan

  • I love meaty historical fiction, and one of my favorite books of the past decade was Pope Joan by Donna Woolfolk Cross. I was hooked from the very first page and couldn’t put the book down until I was finished. The characters were so real to me and the action was incredibly exciting. Here is… Read more

  • How to choose an audiobook narrator

  • According to a recent article in the Wall Street Journal, the audiobook industry is exploding. If you’re an independent author self-publishing your novels, you may also be producing your own audiobooks, and if you are, you know how difficult it can be to select the right narrator. In the past, I’ve had audio rights retained… Read more

  • Who does my book covers?

  • Are you ever curious about the process of creating a book cover image? I’ve been having a great time working with my father, Charles Doucet, in the creation of my Color of Heaven series book covers. My dad is a talented photographer and can make his photos look like paintings. Sometimes it’s difficult to choose… Read more