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Posts Tagged ‘Eloisa James’

HarperCollins & Autography Partner for Author Signings

HarperCollins and Autography will team up for virtual signing events.

The technology behind Autography will allow eReader users to add a unique signed page to their eBooks.

The first event will take place at this year’s Romance Writers of America conference. This kickoff signing is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 20th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Atlanta. Twenty authors from the Avon Impulse imprint will participate including Eloisa JamesRachel Gibson, and Kerrelyn Sparks.

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Eloisa James On Romance Trends

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Bestselling romance novelist and author of the recent Duchess by Night, Eloisa James is contributing to the Barnes & Noble Review’s Reading Romance column the first Monday of every month.

Sharing her thoughts about the powerful protagonists in Christina Dodd’s Darkness Chosen series and Nalini Singh’s Dark River series, Eloisa justifies the intense sexual forces unleashed in these books by explaining, “The key to these novels is that the hero’s animal nature allows him to act like a caveman throwback without being politically incorrect.” She also wonders if the original mythmakers were originally women.

The thought that Ovid and his fellow mythologists may really have been women occurred to me after reading a recent crop of paranormal romance novels in which the sexiest heroes give Jupiter a run for his money, transforming not into faintly effeminate swans, as Jupiter did to abduct Leda, but into predatory, powerful felines.