Category: romantic suspense

Writing Challenge: Keep Us In…

by Evan Yeong … … … …SUSPENSE! Fans of romantic suspense know it to be the perfect blend of danger and desire. While other books follow couples trying to find their happily ever after together, these romances also have the two doing all they can just to make it to the end alive! Keeping in…

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Get Ready! #SuspenseIncludesYou Twitter Pitch Day on Wednesday, Sept. 23, 2020

Time to submit your exciting, suspenseful project to one of our suspense lines! Tomorrow is the day.  Whether it’s a nail-biting thriller, a faith-filled suspenseful romance, or a passionate love story during a crisis, we are looking for suspenseful books from underrepresented authors to keep readers on the edge of their seats. The romance writing…

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Romantic Suspense Most Wanted: An Editor Wish List

Romance readers just can’t seem to get enough stories with high-stakes action and a big dose of suspense. Harlequin publishes three series featuring love in the face of danger: Harlequin Romantic Suspense, Harlequin Intrigue, and Love Inspired Suspense. Find out what’s on our editors’ most-wanted list for this hot romance genre! Patience Bloom, Senior Editor…

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Announcing #SuspenseIncludesYou Twitter Pitch Day on Sept. 23, 2020

Whether it’s a nail-biting thriller, a faith-filled suspenseful romance, or a passionate love story during a crisis, we are looking for suspenseful books from underrepresented authors to keep readers on the edge of their seats. The romance writing and reading community includes people of all backgrounds, communities and cultures who share an enjoyment of stories…

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Inspirational Limited Series: A Manuscript Wishlist

If you saw our announcement last week, you know we’re currently on the hunt for inspirational romance for our brand-new limited series: Cold Case and Mountain Rescue! That’s right, we want to see your gripping, tension-filled stories featuring characters on the precipice of danger, whether they’re beating the odds against nature to survive the wilderness…

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Writing Challenge: Create a Cliffhanger!

We posted some great advice on creating suspense from Harlequin authors this week, including this tip from New York Times Bestselling Harlequin Intrigue and Harlequin Romantic Suspense author Elle James:  “I like to keep my readers guessing at the end of a chapter. Will the hero save the day? Will the heroine fight her way…

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Romantic suspense authors confess: tips to maintaining suspense!

It can be hard to keep the pacing tight in any novel, but imagine the pressure when writing suspense! This week, we interviewed Love Inspired Suspense author Kathleen Tailer. Today, we bring you a post from our archives on writing high-stakes, suspenseful romance. We asked some of our wonderful Harlequin Romantic Suspense and Harlequin Intrigue…

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Interview with… Kathleen Tailer!

We are thrilled to have Kathleen Tailer with us today. She’s here to tell us about her new Love Inspired Suspense book and her writing process. Can you describe your writing process? When I first started writing, I wrote straight through the book from start to finish. Now that I’ve been doing this a bit…

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Top Ten Reasons We Love Military Romances

By Kayla King, Editorial Assistant for Harlequin Intrigue and Harlequin Nocturne Military romances have long been a popular category romance subgenre. From Harlequin Intrigue to Harlequin Superromance, you can find the brave and bold men and women of the armed forces.  So what is it that makes us fall for every Navy SEAL we meet?…

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Series Spotlight: Harlequin Intrigue

This month’s series spotlight is on one of Harlequin’s top-selling category lines: Harlequin Intrigue.      From serial killers to domestic terrorism to small town conspiracies, Harlequin Intrigue novels are complex and compelling, and will keep readers on the edge of their seats with gripping romantic suspense. Danger lurks around every corner, and tracking down the perp is…

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