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Sunday, 3 August 2008

conference countdown

Only three weeks until the Romance Writers of Australia conference in Melbourne! If you are coming along and looking to find out more about our beautiful city in a most pleasurable way, Kate Cuthbert of the Courier Mail has given a guide to which books to read to whet your appetite.
ROMANCE Writers of Australia holds its annual conference in Melbourne this month, so it is fitting to highlight some novels set in Victoria's capital.

For those who like to read category romances, Melbourne is your literary oyster, as many local authors choose to set their stories at home.
Nicola Marsh's latest novel, The Desert Prince's Proposal, takes place in both Melbourne and fictitious Adhara, a desert country whose prince needs a bride before he can be crowned king.

Marsh writes for the Harlequin Sweet line, so category readers looking for something a little hotter might turn to Ally Blake, who writes for the Sexy Sensation line. Her novel,
The Magnate's Indecent
, introduces a classic opposites attract story, which highlights Melbourne's restaurant culture.
Read the rest here...

And a huge congrats to my Harlequin Romance and Pink Heart Society buddy Donna Alward for winning the Best Traditional gong at the Booksellers Best awards in San Fransisco!