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The Story Behind The Last Ancient by Eliot Baker

My inspiration for The Last Ancient started off as something darker than the final product. Some people very close to me were having their lives ripped apart by addiction, and I began writing a parable about that downward spiral. Then I basically went down a creative rabbit hole myself, found some incredible stuff, recorded it,…

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The Story Behind Heart Knot Mine by Lily Velden

I can thank my daughter for the inspiration for Heart Knot Mine. One evening she came around with the DVD of The Holiday, starring Kate Winslet and Cameron Diaz, along with Jude Law and Jack Black, for us to watch. She knows me well—I’m a sucker for a good romantic comedy. The cheeky minx told…

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The Story Behind Romancing the Rumrunner by Michelle McLean

Romancing the Rumrunner came about in a very strange fashion. Usually my stories start with the characters, or an idea or scene that I expand into a full story. But in Rumrunner’s case, the story was actually born from the cover. My publisher, Entangled Publishing, has always created gorgeous covers for my books and Romancing…