The HarperImpulse Team’s #MagicMoments

Magic moments are the small things in life that make you so happy they stay with you forever. To celebrate the release of Caroline Roberts’ My Summer of Magic Moments, the team have come up with their own magic moments and would love to know what yours are as well…   An hour’s respite from the mayhem of the city, tucked away in a coffee shop with a good book and an unlimited cake supply! ~ Charlotte B   Anything involving a glass of wine… and a good book! ~ Georgie   Cooking something delicious from scratch with a large glass of wine. ~ Jaime   Heading to the pub with the team on a Friday after a long week to unwind. ~ Fliss   That…

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The perfect recipe for Romance…

Jane Lark’s gorgeous new romance, Just for the Rush, is out now (https://t.co/u7zMyXIdP4) and lovely Jane has written a fun recipe for love…   First introduce the restless woman who is looking for something much more than she has Throw in the perfect looking bad guy, with a wicked streak and a thirst for things that make his heart pound Mix it up with a time of year when every body wants to be with somebody Give him a motorbike and leathers Take it off to a beautiful backdrop with picture postcard views of high hills, broad lakes and gnarly woods Insert an isolated cottage Then dress the room with a roaring fire in a glowing log burner Finally, just add champagne But what happens when…

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Meet the Team: Natalie Fordham

We’re absolutely delighted to welcome our lovely new Editorial Assistant, Natalie Fordham, to the team! Find out more about her – and more importantly, who her favourite romantic hero is – below… Name Natalie Fordham Place and date of birth Fordham 12/26/1994 Role Editorial Assistant Tell us about yourself in 100 words or less Trying to sum yourself up is always inherently difficult, like trying to describe why you love a book. Books aren’t just a possession to me but something that helped form who I was: ambitious, feminist and creative. I’m a fantasy lover, not just the genre but the very nature of imagining blending into my passion for theatre, books, steamy romances and the possibility of exploring a human experience that isn’t one’s own.…

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The Singalong Society for Singletons: All Together Now by Katey Lovell

When I first started writing The Singalong Society for Singletons (http://amzn.to/29YrHEA), all I had was the title.  It had come to me from nowhere, along with a vague idea that it’d be about a group of friends who got together to watch musicals on a Friday night.  I desperately wanted to create a club or a gang that readers would want to be part of, in much the same way that everyone wants to sip Cosmopolitans with the ladies from Sex and the City or laze on the sofa with Rachel, Monica and the rest of the Friends. My own experience of clubs and societies is minimal.  Like Monique, the protagonist in the book, I was a Brownie as a child (when they still wore…

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Christmas at the Little Wedding Shop: Coffee Cupcakes by Jane Linfoot

My partner always saves my books to read when we go away on holiday. And every year it’s the same. He’ll look up from reading my paperback, narrow his eyes, and say ‘actually, there are quite a few things in here I recognise…’ As a writer I can’t help weaving items from real life into the imaginary worlds I create. Invariably it’s my favourite things that pop up in my stories. And coffee cupcakes are a perfect example. The recipe came from my granny. I’m sure she would have given the Bake-off contestants a run for their money if she’d still been with us today. Of all the delicious cakes she made, her coffee and almond one was my all time favourite. I love the…

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