Researching aphrodisiacs

“Saffron Nights” will be released in February and one of the questions I am sure I’ll be asked is if aphrodisiacs really work. Well, I am not going to answer that. I reserve the right to be coy and say “read the book and you will know what I think.” But I did find out

Sexy Saturday Round-Up

It’s Saturday! So it’s time for a Sexy Saturday Round-Up on Lady Smut. I’ve got a bit of writerly advice today from blogs and writers I love to watch and read. Have fun checking them out. First, on dialogue and being verbal, Ms. Grace Burrowes. Tara Fuller writes about the hot, hot, genre of YA

A good-old fashioned gothic romance. I think.

I recently finished The Lantern, a book that draws similarities to Daphne Du Maurier’s classic Rebecca in both setting (crumbly old farmhouse in Provence) and suspensful atmosphere. Author Deborah Lawrenson’s book has been labeled as “a modern gothic novel of love, secrets, and murder,” and that’s what enticed me to read it in the first place. I dug Rebecca and

Sexy Saturday Blog Round-up

I love the Internet, don’t you? Here’s a round-up of some of my favorite blog posts from this week. All are pertaining to romance writing or the industry. Enjoy! A fabulous post from Smart Bitches on Fifty Shades of Grey and how it’s affecting romance publishing. Does reading romance novels help marriage? Amber Belldene thinks

Elizabeth Shore is Away

Today’s Wednesday, Elizabeth Shore’s day to blog on Lady Smut.  Yet she’s not around, she’s off in Europe at some wildly glamorous location, indulging in romance and luxury.  (Well, somebody’s gotta do it.) Look for her first blog post on Sept. 12th. Arrivederci! 

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