Tag: love

Your dose of XOXpertise: Mr. Perfect by Linda Howard

Step right up for your dose of XOXpertise! Today’s question: what makes the perfect romantic suspense? Hear what XOXpert Julie W. has to say about Linda Howard’s Mr. Perfect. I love reading romance novels, but I also love reading mystery- suspense thrillers, so with romantic suspense I get a combination of both! Win-win. So, over […]

Shipping Up to Boston

Everyone has heard about the notorious crime families of Boston, but it turns out there’s much more to those stories–rooting all the way back to Ireland itself! Author D.L. McDermott shares some insight about the Irish folklore that inspired her Cold Iron series.  Working class Irish Boston. You think you know it from the movies: […]

What I’m Reading: Alice Clayton

As any voracious reader knows, there are so many books out there, it can be hard to choose just what to read next. So what could be better than a hand-picked recommendation from someone in the know? Every Wednesday the XOXOAD team likes to find out what some of its favorite authors are reading. This […]

Popsugar Excerpt: PLAYING KNOTTY by Elia Winters

Elia Winters’s spicy story Playing Knotty centers on indie bookstore owner Emma, who agrees to let an old acquaintance — and onetime crush — Ian host a bondage workshop in her back office. But when Emma ends up modeling for the workshop, their relationship quickly becomes more than professional…   PG-13 Excerpt Emma lay back, […]

Sustained: What Makes This Book Different from the Others?

New York Times bestselling author Emma Chase stopped by XOXOAD to give us an inside peek at her writing process for her brand new novel in The Legal Briefs series, Sustained. Keep reading to see how this book was different from the others she’s written, and don’t forget to pre-order your copy of Sustained right now, […]

Diary of a Hopeless Romantic: Dreams, Disappointment, & One Double Date

I thought that when my best friend started seeing the guy who lived down the hall, I’d get to meet a whole slew of relatively attractive, newly independent, slightly older men who found my youth and obvious (attempts at) charm endearing and just the right amount of sexy. Much to my surprise, my little romance […]

Writing Secrets from Lisa Renee Jones!

XOXOAD is so excited to hear more about the third installment in the sexy, suspenseful The Secret Life of Amy Bensen series from New York Times bestselling author Lisa Renee Jones! Keep reading for an inside look at Lisa’s writing process during the series! Thank you to the XOXO After Dark blog for having me […]

The Woman Deleted from the Photograph: Dana Gynther’s favorite character you’ll never see

Meet Dana Gynther, author of THE WOMAN IN THE PHOTOGRAPH and revision extraordinaire! Every author must cut parts of her first draft to get to the true meat of every story, but some cuts are harder to make than others– especially once an author becomes attached to her story. Not all is lost though, because […]

Enemies Become Lovers in This Enovella by Bestselling Author J. S. Cooper

From New York Times bestselling author J. S. Cooper comes an enovella prequel to the Swept Away series, best read after Illusion. Bianca is determined to avenge her father’s death, but to do that, she must get in bed with his enemies . . . 

When Bianca’s father died, she was left with nothing but […]

Immortals After Dark are even sexier on audio

Our friends over at Simon & Schuster Audio have a fun look back at Kresley Cole’s audiobook editions for DEMON FROM THE DARK and DREAMS OF A DARK WARRIOR! Watch as Robert Petkoff, the beloved narrator for the entire Immortals After Dark series, goes behind-the-scenes of each recordings with an exclusive interview and fan Q&A: […]

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