Author Archives: Carol Burnside / Annie Rayburn

About Carol Burnside / Annie Rayburn

Carol Burnside is an award-winning author of the Sweetwater Springs series of contemporary romance with serious sizzle and a variety of other works, some written as Annie Rayburn. Her novel length manuscripts have placed in numerous contests and won five, including the prestigious Maggie Award for Excellence. Carol / Annie blogs here and on www.PetitFoursAndHotTamales.com.

Ugly chairs

Once upon a time in a Atlanta area Hilton there was an ugly chair. A lot of ugly chairs, I’m told, but during a recent writer’s conference, I spent a few days with one in particular. This one: Yep, that’s … Continue reading

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New books and freebies

Like books and freebies? Check out the TRS party blog today for a baker’s dozen in prizes and new releases. Excerpts and more, including my latest release, Sunset Beach Sizzle. You’ve got two chances to win a copy of Sunset … Continue reading

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Giveaway: SUNSET BEACH SIZZLE

The e-book: I’m blogging at Petit Fours and Hot Tamales today about my release this Friday, SUNSET BEACH SIZZLE. It’s an erotic romance novella set in Hawaii and Denver and is the first in my new Tropical Heat series. You … Continue reading

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Jenny Kane: Romancing Robin Hood

by Jenny Kane Many thanks for letting me visit today as part of my blog tour to promote my brand new novel Romancing Robin Hood. The last thing I expected I’d be doing during the drafting of a romance novel was … Continue reading

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End of Summer Bash – Party and #Prizes!

    The Romance Studio is hosting a huge party August 25th – 31st! Big list of authors (Including me!). Tons of prizes, plus a $100 Amazon gift certificate as a grand prize. Click on the image above and check … Continue reading

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#SnippetSunday: His Small Town Princess, Part 4

Welcome to Snippet Sunday again, where writers share 8 to 10 sentences from a current WIP (work in progress) or past work. My sentences are the 4th installment from His Small Town Princess, a work in progress and the 3rd … Continue reading

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A Suitable Wife #giveaway

A Suitable Wife is the Book-of-the-Day (BAD) giveaway on The Romance Studio today. It’s a simple drawing which you can enter by clicking on the link above. Want to know more about the book before you enter? Check out the … Continue reading

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#SnippetSunday: His Small Town Princess, Part 3

Welcome to Snippet Sunday again, where writers share 8 to 10 sentences from a current WIP (work in progress) or past work. My sentences are a 3rd installment from His Small Town Princess, a work in progress and the 3rd … Continue reading

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I’m seeing stars!

Wow! I’m so excited to see new reviews coming in and just have to share these four (yes, 4!) recent or very new reviews: For A SUITABLE WIFE… 5 stars! “a well thought out story that gets you involved and … Continue reading

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#SnippetSunday: His Small Town Princess, Part 2

I’m participating in Snippet Sunday again, wherein writers share 8 to 10 sentences from a current WIP (work in progress) or past work. My sentences are from His Small Town Princess (a WIP), which also happens to be the 3rd … Continue reading

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