WRW Celebrates


Karna Small Bodman is making several appearances this month including: May 17 – Evening speech for Reston Republican Club and May 18 – Noon speech as “Featured Author” at Frederick Book Festival.

Amanda Brice released Pas De Death, the third book in the Dani Spevak Mystery Series. Dance Spirit Magazine, the nation’s leading magazine for teen and preteen dance students, featured it on their website. The second in the series (Pointe of No Return) hit No. 1 on the Kindle Teen Mysteries bestseller list.

Emelle Gamble contracted for two new novels with SoulMate Publishing. Secret Sister, a novel about two best friends, one husband, and an extrodinary twist of fate will be pubbed in July of 2013. Dating Cary Grant, a modern Manhattan tale of a girl, her husband, and a handsome ghost will be released in December, 2013.

Laura Kaye‘s One Night With a Hero finaled for best contemporary romance of 2013 in the New England RWA Bean Pot contest for published romance. Her book Heart in Darkness sold to Turkey. Also, she was featured on Marlo Thomas’s column on Huffington Post.

Kimberly Kincaid released Drawing The Line, a contemporary novella with a healthy shot of romantic suspense, will be released in mid-May by Curtis Brown Digital.

WRW members Joyce Lamb, Grace Burrowes, Mary Harte Perry/Kathryn Johnson, and Madeline Iva charmed and amused overflowing crowds of romance readers when they spoke on panels and signed their books at LOVE FEST/Virginia Festival of the Book.  E-mail Madeline at madelineiva@gmail.com if you’re interested in moderating or appearing on a panel in 2014.

Diana Quincy‘s debut, Seducing Charlotte, a Regency historical romance set against the backdrop of the turbulent Luddite rebellion, released on April 15.

Maggie Toussaint’s romantic mystery, Death, Island Style just released in digital format, along with her brand new romantic suspense, Hot Water.