The Story Behind The Wedding Planner by Amber Leigh Williams

In Woodland, California, there is a historic Victorian manse called The Gable Mansion. Built for two brothers, pioneer ranchers Amos and Harvey Gable of the post-Civil War era, it is arguably the greatest example of Victorian architecture in America. It was part of my evil writing plan to plant my hero, Byron, and his heroine,…

The Story Behind Buried Threads by Kaylin McFarren

I’ve been asked on numerous occasions about the inspiration behind my latest romantic suspense novel – Buried Threads. Not only does this come from my interest in scuba diving and Asian antiques, but also from the people I’ve had the privilege of knowing after traveling to Japan on a regular basis. Thirty-nine years ago, I…

The Story Behind The Enchanted by Elaine Cantrell

By day, I’m a social studies teacher who adores world history, especially the Medieval period.  What’s not to like about the Middle Ages?  It was an era filled with knights in shining armor, chivalry, fair maidens in tall headdresses and beautiful gowns, tournaments, castles, and quests galore.  (Yes, I know there was a lot more…

The Story Behind Training Temptation by Diana Baron

Training Temptation started as a very vague idea ten years ago. After reading a novel in which the heroine went to a ponygirl ranch, I wondered—what would make someone want to be a pony? It was such an unusual fetish that the idea stayed with me for years. The idea simmered in my unconscious mind…