CJ Carmichael

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Category: Must Love Books

A new Harts Of The Rodeo book plus Surprise Contest

Another month, another exciting read from the Harts Of The Rodeo series! I hope you haven’t missed any of the books so far. You can find the complete list here. This month is all about Austin: Second-Chance Cowboy by Shelley Galloway. Earlier, Shelley shared an interview with her main characters so we could get to know them a little better. I think you’ll agree, these two are in for one heck of an adventure when they start falling in love!

The Word On The Street is that…

people in Lethbridge, Alberta love books! I was just at their second Word On The Street Festival this Sunday. Here I am with author Murray Pura at the panel on writing romance.

We spoke about the special demands of writing romance, and what ingredients make for a compelling love story…

Say Hi to Duke and Angie

What’s so great about September? It’s time for a new Harts of the Rodeo Book!

Duke: Deputy Cowboy by Roz Denny Fox is the third in the series and one you do not want to miss! To give you a taste for the story, here is an interview of the main characters:

Questions and Answers from Duke and Angie

1. What is your greatest accomplishment?
Duke: Working up the nerve to ask Angie for a date.
Angie: Deciding to leave Texas when I was pregnant and almost broke.

2. What trait is most important in a friend?…

Say Hi to Colton and Leah…

I’m so excited to announce that my contribution to the Harts of the Rodeo series is now available! To celebrate the launch of Colton: Rodeo Cowboy I decided to interview Leah and Colt so you could get a feel for these two awesome romantic leads. Here they are: What is your greatest accomplishment? Colt: Hell, […]

Kick Off for Harts of the Rodeo Series!

Love cowboys, romance and great stories? You’re in the right place. I’m excited to announce that the first book of the Harts of the Rodeo Series is now available! Consider this your official invitation to enter the world of Thunder Ranch set in Roundup Montana. Here you’ll experience Big Sky landscapes and  meet the heartwarming […]

I’m Giving Away Books Tonight

If you live in Calgary how about coming to the Chapters at 9631 MacLeod Trail tonight-Friday May 11? From 7 until 8:30 p.m. I’ll be speaking with six fellow authors (Lecia Cornwall, Pamela Yaye, Vivi Anna, Michelle Beattie and Lauren Hawkeye) about Surviving Today’s Publishing World. (Hint: it isn’t easy!) I’m bringing 25 books to give away […]

What Would You Read…

…if you had one week to laze around on a beach in Mexico? My smart guy found a terrific, extraordinary, amazing deal on a week holiday to Manzanillo, and we couldn’t resist. Besides bathing suits and flip flops, I’m packing my next book in Louise Penny’s Three Pine series, The Cruellest Month, and also Jodi […]

Welcome to Bandit Creek

A group from our local writing chapter, the Calgary Romance Writers of America, is launching a new series today.  The idea was to write and self-publish a series of connected stories. Some are contemporary, some historical. All genres are included, too, from mystery to romance to paranormal. The first story, Lost, by Viva Anna, Carla Roma, is […]

Beyond Her Book

Receptionist Under Cover was recently reviewed in Barbara Vey’s Blog in Publishers Weekly: Beyond Her Book. It’s great to see that the Fox & Fisher Detective Agency books are still finding new readers. I love checking out the reviews in this blog–I’ve found many good books this way. Thanks Sheila for adding another one of mine […]

Million Dollar Dad

Can you imagine a widower’s surprise when he discovers, a year after his beloved wife’s death, that she was the daughter of a multi-millionaire and now he is in line for a million dollar legacy? A few years ago I wrote a novella with this premise. It was a prequel–something like a teaser–to introduce my […]