Archive for 'romantic'

Colin Firth, Colin Firth, Colin Firth and . . .

. . . Colin Firth! A little something for Feelgood Friday.

Photo: Colin Firth

Photo: Colin Firth

Photo: Colin Firth

Photo: Colin Firth

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Meet Mr. Pressley!

Writing is a curious (and often mysterious) process. It wasn’t till I saw the galleys for The Worst Duke in the World that I suddenly realized that one of my favorite secondary characters, the charming vicar Mr. Pressley, was inspired — both in temperament and in appearance — by this delightful fella.

Photo: Grantchester star James Norton

Do you recognize him?

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Last call!

A quick reminder . . . My newsletter goes out on Saturday and it’s chockablock full of fun stuff! It features:

An exclusive Q&A with fellow Avon author, the wonderful Caroline Linden . . .

Photo: Caroline Linden

A giveaway of her new book, About a Rogue . . . 

Cover image: About a Rogue by Caroline Linden (Avon Books)

Releasing June 30!

A never-been-seen-before excerpt from my forthcoming The Worst Duke in the World (Jane and Anthony’s first kiss!) . . .

Cover image: The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

Coming your way January 12!

And more!

If you haven’t already signed up, would you like to? There’s an easy-peasy form on my site and on my Facebook page, too.

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“Romantic tension”

Totally, entirely, 100% me. :)

Comic: "Romantic tension"

 

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For your viewing pleasure!

Here it is . . . The glorious cover for The Worst Duke in the World! What do you think of Anthony (my sweet goofball hero) and Jane (my lovely strong-willed heroine)?

Cover image for The Worst Duke in the World by Lisa Berne (Avon Books)

A wayward duke must choose: will he be the bad hero in a love story gone awry, or the brave & clever hero who risks everything for true love?

Coming your way January 12! For more info, and to preorder, click here to go to the Avon Books/HarperCollins website to see your options in print, ebook and audio. Or, if you’d prefer to click through directly:

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Paul Newman & Joanne Woodward

That’s it. That’s the post.

Photo: Paul Newman and Joanne Woodward

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Newsletter alert!

Coming on the 20th! My next newsletter, which I’m especially excited to be sharing . . . It’s going to include an exclusive Q&A with fellow Avon author Caroline Linden, a giveaway of her newest book, About a Rogueand a juicy, never-been-seen-before excerpt from my next book, The Worst Duke in the World: Jane and Anthony’s first kiss!

Image: VIP Reader via LisaBerne.com

Remember, as a subscriber, you’re automatically entered into all my giveaways. If you haven’t yet signed up, would you like to? There’s an easy-peasy form here on my site, and on my Facebook page, too.

 

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Summer romance bingo!

Say the good folks from the wonderful Ripped Bodice bookstore: “Calling all romantic readers! It’s Summer Romance Bingo time again and we hope this can be something to bring a smile to your face during very difficult times! Downloadable pdf cards and rules are here. That’s also where you go to win PRIZES!”

 

Graphic: Summer Romance Bingo

Pssst . . . You May Kiss the Bride, The Laird Takes a Brideand The Bride Takes a Groom could fill the “Psychics” square. :)

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“Yours is the light . . .”

Thinking of this beautiful quote as I write today.Graphic: "Yours is the light" by E.E. Cummings

My hero has absolutely no idea that soon he’ll be feeling this way about my heroine . . .

 

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Tropes, glorious tropes!

As both a reader and a writer, I’m kind of obsessed with tropes. What about you? Do you have a favorite? Or favorites?

Graphic: romance novel tropes

via Boobies & Noobies on Twitter

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