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Heroes You (Kind Of) Hate to Love

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Well, okay, let’s be honest. We do enjoy our villains. The broken hero, the guy who needs some serious redemption. But I knew I had some serious work to do when two of my beta readers said, “Jack Oxford? He’s the hero of book #3?” Calling It, book #1 in the series, centers on Nate […]

First-Page Critique: Secrets in a Small Town

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Meant to be a sneak peek into a Carina editor’s brain, and critiqued by a different editor each month, we’re going to post these first-page critiques monthly as long as authors are willing to let us use their work and people remain interested. The idea here is to give you a quick insight into how […]

Top 5 Exercises My Heroine Uses to Chase Eagles

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My heroine in Drawn to the Wolves, Kate Ballard, chases after an eagle in the opening chapter. She wants to get a better view of it once it lands in order to sketch it. She runs through the woods to keep up with it, and the hero later wonders just how a human can do […]

Five Real Places to Visit in the White Mountains

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In Wolf Summer, when Callie says “Day hikes followed by drinking beers around Sam’s fire pit were more her speed,” well, let’s just say she and I have that in common. I leave the real outdoorsy stuff to my mother-in-law, who is a mountain-climbing badass. I am…not. So what does my version of a perfect […]

Five Fun Facts about the North American Gray Wolf

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Wolves used to roam the entire United States. With their gray and brown fur and bushy tails, they hunted in small packs of six to eight wolves and co-existed with the Native Americans. There were a million wolves roaming the US, from Florida to Washington to Texas. Teddy Roosevelt pushed for the eradication of wolves […]

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