Dorothy Garlock is a master of the historical American romance. When she describes a scene, readers feel it, smell it, and believe it. Her characters are real. Her suspense palpable. Put it all together and you have a great read. Read more about Cupid's Café-Dorothy Garlock
Christmas Lovin' - the best of holiday romance
Instead of focusing on an author, this month we'll focus on an event: Christmas. Bring your favorite Christmas romance and we'll discuss them all. Relive your old favorites or find a new one to love! Read more about Cupid's Café-Christmas Lovin'
Beverly Barton is a sixth generation Alabamian who writes mainstream romantic suspense for Kensington and mainstream romance for Harlequin's HQN imprint. She has published 5 books in 2007. She sold her first novel in 1989 and has now published more than 60 titles. She lives in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Read more about Cupid's Café-Beverly Barton
Susan Elizabeth Phillips is one of the biggest names in romance fiction today. She has charmed readers all over the world with her warm and wonderful contemporary love stories. She lives in a suburb of Chicago with her husband, and has two grown sons. She was inducted into the Romance Writers of America Hall of Fame in 2001 and received the Romance Writers of America's Lifetime Achievement Award in 2006. Read more about Cupid's Café: Susan Elizabeth Phillips
Andrea Kane's first thriller, Run for Your Life, became an instant New York Times bestseller. She continued with winners No Way Out, Scent of Danger, I'll Be Watching You and Wrong Place, Wrong Time. She has written fourteen historical romances. Andrea lives in New Jersey with her family, where she is learning how to shoot a Glock, resolve crisis situations like a hostage negotiator and investigate like an FBI special agent. Between reloads, she is researching and writing her next novel. Read more about Cupid's Café: the books of Andrea Kane
Anger and impulse have unknowingly saved Julie Carlson's life. Suspecting that her husband Sid is cheating on her, Julie follows Sid out of the house in the middle of the night and tracks him to the seedy section of town. What Julie doesn't realize is at that same moment, hitman Roger Basta is waiting outside in the dark to dispose of her. Lunch with discussion (pizza and drinks) is $3/person. Read more about Cupid's Cafe: To Trust A Stranger
The extraordinary Birmingham Family Saga commences in The Flame and the Flower -- it continues in The Elusive Flame and concludes in A Season Beyond a Kiss. The Flower - Doomed to a life of unending toil, Heather Simmons fears for her innocence--until a shocking, desperate act forces her to flee...and to seek refuge in the arms of a virile and dangerous stranger. The Flame - A lusty adventurer married to the sea, Captain Brandon Birmingham courts scorn and peril when he abducts the beautiful fugitive from the tumultuous London dockside. But no power on Earth can compel him to relinquish his exquisite prize. For he is determined to make the sapphire-eyed prize. For he is determined to make the sapphire-eyed lovely his woman. . .and to carry her off to far, uncharted realms of sensuous, passionate love. Read more about Cupid's Cafe: The Flame and the Flower
Meet the author Kimberla Lawson Roby
The HMCPL and its Sister 2 Sister / Brother 2 Brother Book Club are pleased to present the New York Times bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby!
Roby's novels deal with real-life issues in compelling, readable ways. No topic is too sensitive to speak of: domestic violence, church issues, discrimination, and infidelity have all come up in her writing. Her warmth comes through in her writing; her characters become as personal and familiar as friends to her readers. Read more about Meet author Kimberla Lawson Roby (2007)