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. Her personal second-chance-at-love story resulted in a marriage to her high school sweetheart of thirty-plus years. Also published in short stories, Carol’s novel length manuscripts have placed in numerous contests and won five, including the prestigious Maggie Award for Excellence. Writing as Annie Rayburn, she produces soft sci-fi and lite paranormal erotic romances which have been favorably received. Talk about cross-genre! Enjoy excerpts, review snippits, and more about her sexy Crainesian characters here on her website or connect with her on www.PetitFoursAndHotTamales.com.

Cathy Mansell

Cathy, welcome to my blog. I’m pleased you were able to fit me into your blog tour schedule. You have a great, full bio on your website, so I will direct readers there for your background. However, I would like … Continue reading

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Make like a rabbit and hop, hop, hop

Her Unexpected Family is featured in a series of blog posts this week with five chances to win an e-book. Continue reading

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Alpha Male Madness giveaway hop

Alpha Males! You know you love em. And so do we! We’re celebrating them and all their delicious alpha male glory for an entire week with giveaways at every single participating blog. Stop by and check out which males are making us pant with all that sexy swagger they have going on. Continue reading

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Hey! I’m on @KinkyVanillaRom ‘s blog

Yeah, you heard me right. Today Skeeter Lee is showcasing A Suitable Wife on her blog, Kinky Vanilla Romance. and I’m giving away an e-copy to one lucky commenter over there. She has a sweet blog and features a lot … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tidbits (What’s going on?) 4/8/14

I remain in my writing cave, between trying to finish taxes, juggling promotions for books already released (which includes guest posts on other blogs), doing some gardening, some flower planting, and the occasional dash to the grocery store to replenish … Continue reading

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Here and there 4-7-14

Blonde or brunette? Today I’m blogging on PetitFoursAndHotTamales with a title of “Hurray for Hair Dye” about a hair color snafu that I encountered while writing three books across several years. Mind you, there were other books written between, so … Continue reading

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Can I borrow your blog?

Do you have a book loving blog I can borrow? Well, not exactly borrow. More like I want to come for a one day visit. I’m setting up a series of book blitz blog tours in an attempt to reach … Continue reading

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Here and there 3-31-14

Today I’m blogging on PetitFoursAndHotTamales about an incident of what I perceive to be authors behaving badly. I’m also reminding readers that today is the last day A Suitable Wife will be 1/2 price at the following sites: All Romance … Continue reading

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Happy Make Your Own Holiday Day!

In celebration of “Make Your Own Holiday” Day and prompted by Eli Pacheco of CoachDaddy, who is compiling new holiday suggestions, my new holiday is Believe In Your Better Self Day. I don’t know where my propensity for negative self-talk … Continue reading

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Spring Fling Blog Hop WINNERS are…

GRAND PRIZE WINNERS: Kindle Fire— Sally Fryman Wagoner $75 Amazon Gift Card— Eva $25 Starbucks Gift Card— Eva Millien $25 Blushing Books Gift Card— Kathy Osborn $25 Loose ID Gift Card— Jessica Subject and my winners are: Amy Bowens – … Continue reading

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