Author Archives: Carol Burnside

About Carol Burnside

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.

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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Summer Brides (Wiggs/Woods/Mallery anthology)

Summer Brides by Susan Wiggs My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is a collection of three stand alone novellas: The Borrowed Bride by Susan Wiggs (1996) During her own bridal shower, Isabel Wharton is whisked away by past love … Continue reading

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Tuesday Tidbits: 8.5.14

Top 5 tidbits from my SPAM folder: Size Matters! Dylan wants me to call. Liz and Edgar want to call me. (Geez, I’m popular, ain’t I?) Apparently blood sugar has secrets ??? And a lost dog has been found on … Continue reading

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My Alamo Thursday at #RWA2014

My Thursday at the RWA 2014 conference included a lot of workshops and a side trip to the Alamo. Honestly, it was only a couple blocks, so Terry Spear, Susan Carlisle and I walked over and enjoyed a little respite … Continue reading

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Top 3 Wednesday at #RWA2014

Wednesday at #RWA2014 had three major events: 1. Lunch with my son, Jason, at the Rainforest Cafe along the Riverwalk.  We took a selfie. 2. My roommate, Susan Carlisle arrived! Yes, this deserves an exclamation mark because she’s awesome and … Continue reading

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