Category Archives: Romance novels

Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members in September

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members, according to a news release. The group will meet 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Sept. 6 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. … Continue reading

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Review: “Suddenly, Love” by Aharon Appelfeld

Ernst is a 70-year-old Red Army veteran, living alone with his housekeeper, Irena. His wife and child were killed in the second world war. Ernst slaves over the novels he writes about his life, occasionally reading bits and pieces to … Continue reading

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Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers seeks new members

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers welcomes visitors and is seeking new members. The group will meet from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Aug. 2 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 North Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. Published and unpublished writers … Continue reading

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York author Rachel Walter fills everyday stories with meaning

York author Rachel Walter, 27, and her husband, Randy, were transplanting a rosebush in their yard one day. They didn’t know what color the roses would be on the rosebush, as it had not bloomed yet. “Do you know what … Continue reading

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Local author Karen Rose Smith to hold signings for “Deadly Decor”

Author Karen Rose Smith will be having book signings for her latest mystery/romance novel, “Deadly Décor,” from 1 to 3 p.m. June 7 at Books-A-Million in Hanover and noon to 2 p.m. June 14 at Irvin’s Books in York. I … Continue reading

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Central Pa. Romance Writers to meet May 3

The Central Pennsylvania Romance Writers (CPRW) welcome visitors and potential new members at their next meeting, 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. May 3 at the Joseph T. Simpson Public Library, 16 N. Walnut St., Mechanicsburg. According to a press release, … Continue reading

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L.J. Matarese weaves faith into fiction

One Thanksgiving morning, more than a decade ago, L.J. Matarese woke up with a sentence in her head: “Goodbye, mom and dad. I’ll miss you.” That sentence later became the first sentence of the first draft of Matarese’s manuscript for … Continue reading

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West York author Rachel Walter to sign paranormal romance at Irvin’s Books

West York author Rachel Walter will sign copies of her young adult novel “True Connection” Dec. 7, 2013 at Irvin’s Books in York, Pa.

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Review: Pamela Palmer shocks with Vamp City series

This week, I browsed two novels that have been hanging out in my book pile. Pamela Palmer’s “A Kiss of Blood” was released this past summer, and I’ve had the first book in the series, “A Blood Seduction,” for a … Continue reading

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Review: ‘One Lucky Vampire’ by Lynsay Sands

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve even been able to think about cracking open a book. In the busy-ness of my life, there are times when, in the back of my mind, I think, “Gosh, I haven’t read a … Continue reading

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