Category: Interviews

Author Rowan Coleman tells how much life can change in a few short years!

Author Rowan Coleman talks about how life has changed since she first wrote “Woman Walks into a Bar” in 2006 for a UK publisher. Now, for the first time, this engaging title is available in the U.S.! Scroll to the bottom of the post to download your copy today! __________ A lot has happened to […]

LIVE! Larissa Ione Chats with Fans, 9/27, 4pm EST

Can’t get enough of Larissa Ione’s Lords of Deliverance? Can’t wait for BOUND BY NIGHT, the first installment of her new Moonbound Clan Vampires series? Then you’ve come to the right place! Join us here at 4pm on 9/27 to participate in the Spreecast live chat with Larissa herself! Just return to this post at […]

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 […]


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 […]


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 […]

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