Category: Interviews

Spoiler Alert! Marata Eros interviews her fearless heroine

An interview with New Adult bestselling author Marata Eros, and her fearless heroine, Jewell (aka Jess Mackey). ***Major Spoiler Alert for those who have not read A TERRIBLE LOVE***   Marata Eros: Hi Jewell, it’s so good to meet you. I feel like you’re letting me “in,” what, with all the secrecy and hiding you’ve […]

Why I Don’t Write Historical Fiction, by Deborah Raney

Today XOXO After Dark is pleased to welcome bestselling inspirational author Deborah Raney, author of dozens of novels, including her most recent, THE FACE OF THE EARTH, now available from Howard Books. We know fans of historical fiction come from many places, so we thought it would be fun to hear from an author who […]

Holding Out for a Hero

MUST LOVE FANGS author Jessica Sims chats about romantic heroes!   There’s just something about a romance hero. He’s always a bit larger than life, of course. Never has anything but a six pack of abs, a sexy smile, and an absolute and complete fascination with the heroine. His hair might be long and flowing…or […]

WEEKENDS WITH DAISY author Q&A

XOXO After Dark generally focuses on romance, urban fantasy and women’s fiction, but we love the opportunity to share other books and authors that we think will appeal to our readers. WEEKENDS WITH DAISY is one such book–this memoir, by Sharron Kahn Luttrell, chronicles her year as a weekend puppy raiser, co-training a service dog […]

CRASH AND BURN Author Chat!

XOXO After Dark is delighted to host two amazing romantic suspense authors today! NYT bestselling authors Laura Griffin and Allison Brennan have been writer-friends for years, and below, tell us a little bit about romantic suspense, the writer’s life, and their brand-new joint project, CRASH AND BURN. Welcome, Laura and Allison! XOXO After Dark: What […]

Roundtable w/YA Phenoms Maya Sloan, Chelsea Pitcher & Jen Echols!

Back to school doesn’t have to mean back to boring… At least on XOXO! In honor of Back to School Week, we’ve cooked up something fun and fresh to help you fight the summer’s-done-dread: a tell-all YA Author Roundtable with Maya Sloan, Chelsea Pitcher, and Jen Echols! Join us here this afternoon for a live […]

When a Kiss isn’t Just a Kiss by Beth Vogt

“ … I can forget my very existence in a deep kiss of you.” ~Byron Caldwell Smith (1849-1877) KU Greek professor, letter to Kate Stephens I still remember the first time my husband, Rob, kissed me. I was all of twenty years old. It was summer—June, to be exact. Humid, with a touch of honeysuckle […]

diving into an alpha male psyche

Marata Eros had to dive headfirst into the dark, brooding, and extremely alpha head-space of Cas (the hero of A TERRIBLE LOVE) in order to write A BRUTAL TENDERNESS from his point of view. How’d she pull it off? Marata reveals the secret to finding her “alpha male voice” exclusively on XOXO After Dark!   It seems […]

Meet Your New #BookBoyfriend

A BRUTAL TENDERNESS, the latest new adult novel from New York Times bestselling author MARATA EROS, hits e-Readers today! This dark and sexy novel (a companion novel to A TERRIBLE LOVE) is told from the perspective of alpha hero Blaine “Cas” Steel, so to celebrate the launch of this new novel, Cas was kind enough […]

Defying Genres and Gender Stereotypes . . . for the Win!

by Gina X. Grant / Storm Grant FEW ARE CHOSEN is a humorous, young adult, multi-cultural, LGBT, paranormal, character study with a strong romantic subplot. All in less than 15,000 words! Sound like an eclectic genre mash-up? It is! But it works. Works so well that it just won “Best YA Short Story of 2012” […]

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