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In “Shall We Dance?” a cop’s lost bet sets the stage for dance lessons and romance

Shelley Shepard Gray introduces a dance teacher struggling to launch her new studio when a handsome potential student walks through her door with an off-putting proposition

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SunLit interview: How a prize in a charity auction nudged Shelley Shepard Gray toward a dance trilogy

The author's own experience in dance, plus a move to Colorado, informed the series of books about three reunited sisters living above a ballroom dance studio

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An unusual setting for romance: A petroleum tank farm, an inspection of irregularities, a drug lord and his henchman

Author Harper McDavid introduces the unlikely characters in this award-winning romance novel set in the region where she once worked as a hydrogeologist along the Texas-Mexico border

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In her debut novel, the hydrogeologist author stuck to the adage: Write what you know

Harper McDavid put her characters in familiar south Texas and Mexico settings, with the protagonist reflecting another familiar feature -- women in STEM pursuits

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A contemporary romance with whispers of the supernatural unfolds from dual points of view

In this excerpt from Lauren Connolly's "Remembering a Witch," love is the unifying emotion -- but for one character, their lives represent so much more

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How a rejected short story propelled Lauren Connolly to self-publish a novel — and embrace the romance genre

"The sentiment that not everyone will love your book, but someone will, was never clearer to me than after I put Fenella and Graham out into the world all on my own."

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A tricky deception and a sibling rivalry collide in a North Fork valley romance

Can a woman's paid impersonation of a man's fiancée survive a visit to meet his family? K.L. McKee sets up the love triangle in "Stolen Heart."

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How fly-fishing lessons and movie soundtracks figured into a Colorado author’s “Stolen Heart”

The romance author relied on a life spent in the North Fork Valley to inform her setting, but to make the characters real she had some learning to do -- including about dairy farms

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A Colorado author thought she was done with characters she created 20 years ago. Then one came of age.

Author Sheri Cobb South discovered that one young character, who was only 19 in her series' first novel, had grown up with a story to tell

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Money and desperation drive nobility under cover in a Colorado author’s book, setting stage for romance

In this excerpt from "The Desperate Duke," a conversation with the executor of an estate gives this novel all the set-up it needs

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