Blizzard of Book Boyfriends’ Featured Author: Bernadette Rowley and the Queenmakers Saga

Bernadette Rowley's Queenmakers Saga is high fantasy romance set in the world of Thorius. Sword and sorcery with a hearty dose of romance feature heavily in these stories with different couples through their challenges, quests, and development. If you like sets, you can get a boxset with the first four books here. Have a look … Continue reading Blizzard of Book Boyfriends’ Featured Author: Bernadette Rowley and the Queenmakers Saga

Here’s Your List of Romantic Reads From the 2020 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO)!

If you're a member of our Facebook group, chances are you're familiar with self-published books. Many of the book recommendations made there are novels written by independent ("indie") authors, who don't go through a traditional publishing house like Penguin or Hachette, but oversee their books' preparation and publishing on their own. Self-published books can have … Continue reading Here’s Your List of Romantic Reads From the 2020 Self-Published Fantasy Blog-Off (SPFBO)!

Rose Amberly: Fairy tales, Fantasy and legends hold up a mirror to real life

If like me you’ve balked at how un-feminist our classic fairy tales can be, then you understand how reluctant I was, last Christmas, when my niece asked me to read her Cinderella.  For a start, three of the women in the story come in for very harsh descriptions, they’re either, ugly, stupid, or evil. As … Continue reading Rose Amberly: Fairy tales, Fantasy and legends hold up a mirror to real life