Category Archives: Midsummer

Midsummer is just $1 for midsummer (sale runs June 20 – June 24)

All Romance | Amazon | B&N “Fans of sensual, romantic stories will love this one …. This is incredibly well-written and nuanced; it’s simply marvelous.” – Inked Rainbow Reads, 5* “A lushly worded book, filled with romance and characters that leap from the page. … Continue reading

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Vote for Midsummer in the Sex Scene Championship 2015

Scorching Book Reviews runs this fun contest, the Sex Scene Championship, every year that pits sex scene against sex scene from romance novels of all types. Currently there are about 30 hours left to vote for Midsummer in its first heat … Continue reading

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35% off Midsummer & Twelfth Night at DSP website

Dreamspinner Press is having a 35% off sale on all contemporary titles in its store August 5 – 9, which means you can get Midsummer (Love’s Labours 1) for $2.59 vs. the usual $3.99 and pre-order Twelfth Night (Love’s Labours … Continue reading

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May/December Relationships and power dynamics: flipping the scales

Power dynamics are often a huge issue in May/December relationships. For some readers, that’s the draw. For others, it’s a turnoff. For us, with Midsummer, which features a couple with a 17 year age difference (they’re 25 and 42), it … Continue reading

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The Appeal of May/December and summer romance

The May/December trope is one that Racheline and I keep coming back to. Sometimes, it happens almost accidentally; as cowriters, we are sixteen years apart in age, and having characters with a large age gap between them lets there be … Continue reading

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Summerstock: Fantasy vs Reality

Midsummer is an M/M May/December gay-for-you summer romance, set at a summer stock production of deep in the Virginia woods. Racheline and I often write stories about how stuff works behind the scenes, so we’re particularly excited about this backstage … Continue reading

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Location, Location, Location

In most of our books, Racheline and I set the action in real, tangible places. Often, we write with Google Maps open in one tab and Wikipedia in another, double-checking street names and population demographics. For Midsummer, our process was … Continue reading

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