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.

Announcing Winners from Blog Hops!

From the Summer Reads Blog Hop, Sherry Strode wins an ecopy of HER UNEXPECTED FAMILY. From Melissa Schroeder’s 10th Aniv Blog Hop, Kathy Watts wins an ecopy of PHANTOMS & FANTASIES. Ladies, please contact me at Carol(at)CarolBurnside(dot)com with your preference of file … Continue reading

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Tuesday at #RWA2014

Okay, so my trip to San Antonio and the RWA conference began on Tuesday. I flew in, grabbed a shuttle and made it to the hotel and my room with no trouble. Whew! I wasn’t there long when my son … Continue reading

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While I was away…

I’ve been away at the Romance Writers of America’s  national conference with my good friend Susan Carlisle and others. The conference took place in San Antonio along the Riverwalk, which was quite lovely even if it did add to the … Continue reading

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Phantoms & Fantasies #giveaway

Phantoms & Fantasies is the July 23rd 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 … Continue reading

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Melissa Schroeder’s 10th Aniv Blog Hop

In celebration of Melissa’s 10th Anniversary of the Harmless series, she’s re-releasing A Little Harmless Sex. This book started the series, but has a new cover. Very sexy, yes? Congrats, Mel, on your 10th anniversary of sexy “Harmless” reads! (Click … Continue reading

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Summer Reads Blog Hop

Summer’s in full swing! Come in out of the heat and check out our favorite Summer Reads! Each blog will feature their favorites and a giveaway so visit them all! Honestly, I had a difficult time recommending a Summer Read, … Continue reading

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Hops, Guest blogs, #prizes and a review!

Today I’m the in-house Guest Chef on PetitFoursAndHotTamales with a snippet from a brand new 4-star review for A SUITABLE WIFE by Angie Just Read… (reviewer) @ TRR And tomorrow starts the Summer Reads Blog Hop that runs July 17th … Continue reading

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#SnippetSunday: His Small Town Princess

I’m participating in Snippet Sunday and sharing a few lines from my current WIP (work in progress), which also happens to be the 3rd novel in my Sweetwater Springs series. These books are contemporary, sexy, humorous, emotional and full of … Continue reading

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ASW is June Book of the Month!

Yes, that’s right. A Suitable Wife is June Book of the Month at the review site, SSLY (Smile Somebody Loves You).  Thanks so all who voted in the poll to make this a reality.  I really, really appreciate each and … Continue reading

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Goodreads Book Giveaway for HUF

Five print copies available! It occurred to me that I hadn’t mentioned this on my blog. Prefer paper books? Click links below for more details and to enter. Good luck! Goodreads Book Giveaway Her Unexpected Family by Carol Burnside Giveaway … Continue reading

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