Julianne MacLean

  • Books to love: anything by Susanna Kearsley

  • I feel very fortunate as an author because I met Susanna Kearsley 20 years ago when she had first published MARIANA. I was living in a small town in Ontario for a brief time and didn’t know anyone, and I read in the newspaper that a local author was giving a workshop on writing, so… Read more

  • A book to love: make your words work

  • If you’re a fiction writer (or aspire to be one), this is a must read. Read it from cover to cover and don’t skim a single word. Focus and pay attention – and apply what you learn to your own work. This will also make you a better critique partner if you have writer friends… Read more

  • A book to love: Shelly Thacker’s His Forbidden Touch

  • I feel it’s time for some author nostalgia and a little proof that dreams do come true… Allow me to share with you a part of my journey as a writer. When I first began to dream of this career in 1993, I knew I wanted to write a western historical romance because that’s what… Read more

  • 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