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Drop everything

Do you have a go-to author? You know, the one who’s latest books you must buy. The one for whom you’ll drop everything to read the latest release cover to cover? I have several, but one of my absolute favorites is Suzanne Brockmann. She writes romantic suspense with lots of military and law enforcement characters,

Conference call

I spent last Monday through Saturday in Orlando at RWA’s 30th Annual National Conference rubbing elbows and sharing air with some amazing authors. (Commence namedropping.) A few highlights: Suzanne Brockmann (one of my all time faves) gave a great workshop on “Theme” and humbled me with her 80-page outlines and 7-book story arcs. Cindy Gerard

Author spotlight: Suzanne Brockmann

Those who’ve talked books with me for any length of time will know that I’m a huge fan of Suzanne Brockmann. It doesn’t hurt that she writes romantic suspense involving sexy and deadly–but very human–Navy SEALs and other covert pros. (Think Tom Clancy or Vince Flynn writing romance.) But plenty of authors write good books

Veteran’s Day reading list

To celebrate Veteran’s Day, I thought I’d mention some of my favorite authors who honor the men and women who serve–or have honorably served–in the armed forces by writing about them. Suzanne Brockmann‘s Troubleshooters series is devoted mainly to Navy Seals, as well as heroes and heroines from military, law enforcement, or clandestine services. Her characters