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Call for Submissions: Contemporary Cowboy Romance Anthology


  Update: While we remain open to both novella and full length Western and cowboy romances for individual title consideration, Carina Press will unfortunately not be publishing a contemporary cowboy anthology as planned. So many thanks to all who submitted! Submit your novella to our cowboy romance anthology! Carina Press is pleased to announce a call for […]

Home is Where the Heart is—Leah Braemel


People often ask why I like writing about cowboys and small town or rural settings like where No Accounting for Cowboys is set. It comes naturally. I grew up surrounded by a horse farm on one side, corn fields on the other, and forests in front and behind. Yup, I’m one of those people who […]

Men Under the Mistletoe – Christmas Yet To Come


If you’ve already read the stories in Men Under the Mistletoe, you know that there are happy endings ahead for some lovely lads this year. But what about next year? Will the magic of Christmas last or will it melt away with the spring and the return to regular life? We thought it would be […]

Voices from the Past


I hear voices. They keep me awake at night, telling me stories, or telling me what I got wrong when I wrote their stories earlier that day. Occasionally they don’t wait for me to go to bed. When I started writing Texas Tangle I had no plans to write a historical about Dillon’s great-great grandparents. […]

Tangled Friendships (and plotlines)


As I wrote in this morning’s post, the original storyline for Texas Tangle was to be a novella between Nikki and Dillon. Originally Nikki was the only one with issues—the aftermath of a failed marriage and a brother who thought nothing of taking everything she owned. Dillon Barnett—well, Dillon I saw as someone with a […]