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Featured today is Harlequin Superromance and Harlequin Desire author JOANNE ROCK! Thanks for joining me and sharing some of your favorites Joanne!
Four-time RITA nominee Joanne Rock turned a passion for writing into a career when imaginary characters kept her awake at night, demanding she tell their stories. The author of over seventy romances in a variety of sub-genres, she enjoys small-town family sagas as much as high-drama glitz and glamour. A former Golden Heart recipient, Joanne has won numerous awards for her stories. Her work has been reprinted in twenty-six countries and translated into twenty languages. She has taught writing, film and fiction at a college level and enjoys sharing her passion for the arts at creative writing workshops, career fairs and with aspiring writers she meets online.
CONNECT WITH JOANNE:
My favorite color is … pink.
My favorite place to read is … outdoors on my porch swing.
My favorite snack is … nachos.
My favorite type of music is … very mood dependent.
My favorite hot beverage is … coffee.
My favorite type of flower is … peony.
My favorite time of day is … morning.
My favorite candy is … See’s Chocolates, which I just discovered thanks to Tawny Weber!
My favorite hobby is … reading.
My favorite place to vacation is … anywhere warm and beachy.
Look for Joanne’s upcoming Harlequin Desire , THE MAGNATE’S MAIL-ORDER BRIDE, out April 1 …
THE MAGNATE’S MAIL-ORDER BRIDE
The McNeill Magnates #1
A mix-and-match mock engagement?
Ballerina Sofia Koslov’s career is on the line when she’s accosted at the airport by a rich, reckless playboy who thinks she’s his mail-order bride! But the playboy’s levelheaded brother, Quinn McNeill, solves the media snafu with a switcheroo. He’ll pretend to be her legitimate fiancé to protect her reputation—and to protect his family’s business deals from her father’s wrath. Sofia’s one condition: they’ll share the spotlight as a loving couple but won’t share a bed. But soon Quinn’s gentlemanly ways strike a chord, and Sofia’s dying to renege on that condition and have a real fling…
Coming soon in the series …
Out May 1 — PRE-ORDER LINKS:
THE MAGNATE’S MARRIAGE MERGER
The McNeill Magnates #2
The matchmaker meets her match…in one very persistent tycoon!
Secretive matchmaker to the rich and famous, Lydia Whitney prefers to stay behind the scenes. But after one mistake, rich resort developer Ian McNeill is hot on her trail, and he’s more attractive—and persistent—than ever before.
Ian can’t believe it when he figures out who’s messing with his family: a woman who has deceived—and seduced—him before. What’s her agenda? And why can’t he resist her? He’ll get the answers to all his questions, if Lydia agrees to his convenient marriage proposal. But once she’s in his arms again, will he let her go?
Out June 1 — PRE-ORDER LINKS:
HIS ACCIDENTAL HEIR
The McNeill Magnates #3
The Boss’s Baby Bargain
When resort developer Cameron McNeill goes undercover to root out problems at his prized island property, his first discovery is the irresistible concierge, Maresa Delphine. Her business smarts are vital to his mission. But the struggling single mom could help with his personal mission, too: fulfilling the marriage terms of his grandfather’s will.
Maresa is overwhelmed caring for her infant niece and tending to the demands of the resort’s sexy mystery guest. When he reveals himself as the owner, she’s thrown for a loop. But when he proposes…can she resist his brand of trouble in paradise?
And don’t miss Joanne’s latest from the SUPERROMANCE line …
WISHES AT FIRST LIGHT
Starting over, one wish at a time…
Gabriella Chance has devoted her life to helping others overcome traumatic events. Now it’s her turn. Gabby’s come home to Heartache, Tennessee, to finally face her past. She finds solace in an unlikely ally, her high school crush, Clayton Travers. But while Clay wants to be Gabby’s refuge, he’s returned to Heartache to confront his own demons. With so many painful secrets in their past, can they hope to wish for a happy future…together?
Out previously in the series …
The books can be read as stand-alones, but as you get to know more characters in Heartache, it’s fun to look up their stories and get to know them. Each book has a subplot from a teen character’s point of view too, and all of those stories connect in some way.