Welcome to the SULTRY & sweet SUMMER reads YYC author showcase, featuring MELANIE STANFORD! Melanie writes as sweetly as I write filthily, but we have one thing in common. Well, two–a) we want you to come find true love with us on June 24 and b) we’ve already found true love with… Jane Austen. Swoon. Jane.

Before I get distracted (not so much by the young and shirtless Colin Firth, the smoldering Kiera Knightley and Matthew MacFayden, the contemptuous–omg, the curl of his lip–Rupert Penry Jones–he was Captain Wentworth in the 2007 BBC adaptation of Persuasion–and incidentally, Melanie has a 2015 retelling of Persuasion), but by how much I love Jane, please, kittens, have a taste of MELANIE STANFORD:

Melanie Stanford writes romance and YA of different genres. Her first novel, SWAY, a modern-day retelling of Jane Austen’s PERSUASION, debuted December 2015 from Samhain Publishing and was shortlisted for the Kobo Emerging Writer Prize. Since Samhain’s closure, Melanie decided to republish SWAY herself, along with the rest of her Romance Revisited series: CLASH, a Romance Revisited novella, COLLIDE, and a third novel coming 2018. She also has short stories featured in the Austenesque anthologies THE DARCY MONOLOGUES and THEN COMES WINTER.

Melanie reads too much, plays music too loud, is sometimes dancing, and always daydreaming. She would also like her very own TARDIS, but only to travel to the past. She lives outside Calgary, Alberta, Canada with her husband, four kids, and ridiculous amounts of snow.

GENRES: SWEET romance and YA
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Mark  your calendars for Calgary’s first romance reader festival! Come celebrate the romance novel and love stories in all their complications and get up close and personal with some of the steamiest and sweetest authors in the genre!

SUNDAY JUNE 24
noon – 4 pm
Eau Claire Market
FREE

author sightings and signings ENTERTAINMENT prizes GAMES books FAB PERFORMERS
including NAKED GIRLS READING (but they’ll be clothed)
DANIELLE FRENCH (REALLY!!)
MEL VEE
and MANHATTAN WILDE
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About mjanecolette

Writer. Reader. Angster. Reformed Bohemian (not). Author of the erotic romance Tell Me, the erotic tragedy (with a happy ending) Consequences (of defensive adultery), and the rom-com (she's versatile) Cherry Pie Cure, as well as the non-fiction collection of essays Rough Draft Confessions: not a guide to writing and selling erotica and romance but full of inside inside anyway. Coming in 2018: Text Me, Cupid, a steamy romance in four episodes. Current WiPs: Queer Christmas in Cowtown, Jewel of the Not-So-Spectacular Boobs, All In the Cards, and Un-Valentine. Yes, working on four projects simultaneously is a spectacularly bad idea.

2 comments

  1. Thanks for featuring me today! Can’t wait for the event!

  2. Christina Boyd

    Great feature! I enjoy all Melanie’s books. Looking forward to her next.

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