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, most always with a glass of sweet tea within arm's reach.

I Confess…

I confess…I can’t NOT edit as I write. That’s right. I used a double negative, on purpose. Decades of typing and self-edit backspace/re-type actions have rendered me unable to leave the uglies on the page and move forward. I’m not … Continue reading

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Spotlight: BOOK OF LOVE by Constance Bretes

Book of Love A librarian, a mechanic, and a psychotic ex. What could go wrong? When her marriage came to a devastating end, Janice Meyers moved to Montana to try to escape her past and get a fresh start. She’s … Continue reading

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New Book! Nobody’s Baby by Carol Burnside (+ #prizes)

Available for purchase today! Nobody’s Baby  (a contemporary romance novel) She was the incubator, nothing more until the parents died tragically Now she’s having Nobody’s Baby. For Kate Morissey, becoming a surrogate seems like a great way to refill her … Continue reading

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Let’s party with prizes and new books!

Click on the picture above and come party with me at The Romance Studio’s Thanksgiving Party through the 25th. I’m excited to be giving three prizes to three lucky winners. Prize 1: 1 $10 gift certificate Prize 2: An E-copy … Continue reading

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Release Blitz for Christmas in the Cotswolds by Jenny Kane

Christmas in the Cotswolds by Jenny Kane (@JennyKaneAuthor) A seasonal easy read romance, Christmas in the Cotswolds is Jenny Kane’s festive sequel to Another Cup of Christmas. (It can also be read as a stand alone story.) Blurb Izzie Spencer-Harris, … Continue reading

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Cover Reveal: VERSIONS by Megan Mitcham

Versions – Blacklist Novella 1 The truth doesn’t have versions. Or does it? Rin Lee covered her childhood in dirt and danced on its grave. Only she pranced a little too hard and spent her young-adult life tiptoeing the straight and … Continue reading

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Part 2: My interview @ArkansasAuthors

Part two of my interview at Arkansas Authors is up today. This section covers my writing space, authors I admire and read, my advice to writers, favorite quotes and an excerpt from my recent release, Sunset Beach Sizzle. I’m responding … Continue reading

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Part 1: My interview today @ArkansasAuthors

Part one of my interview at Arkansas Authors is up today. This first batch of interview questions concerns my journey to publication and eventually indie publishing as well as my recent release, Sunset Beach Sizzle. I’m responding to reader questions, … Continue reading

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Home for Christmas #Free, My gift to you!

Embrace the heart-warming story of Joseph and Danni’s second chance at love with Home for Christmas, my free short story and sampler e-book. I’m happy to say that Amazon has finally price matched this book and made it free as … Continue reading

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Little Boxes by Celia J Anderson #giveaway

I’m honored to introduce to my blog followers author Celia J Anderson and her new contemporary romance novel, Little Boxes as part of her blog tour. Celia, the floor is yours. – – – – – Talking of boxes, on this … Continue reading

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