Today I’d like to welcome contemporary romance author, Rachell Nichole to Creekside Café. Welcome Rachell, is this your first time in eastern North Carolina? Rachell: Thanks for having me. No, I’m from the East Coast, so I’ve been up and down the area. Never spent a lot of time in the Carolinas, but a day here and there. We had a stop in Charleston, South Carolina … Continue reading A Visit from Author Rachell Nichole
Are you ready for spring? Well, I have no control of the weather, but I can give you a little taste of spring, spring romance that is. Check out our spring romance anthology, “Love in Bloom.” When my friend, Tammera Cooper, author of The Water Street Chronicles, first suggested I join The New Romance Café Facebook group, I thought, yeah whatever. Another boring group doing … Continue reading “Love In Bloom”–What it means to be a part of an international anthology.
The golden glow of the whiskey refracted in the lighted mirror, the sweet smoky scent perfumed the air, beckoning her to taste. Rae held the tumbler of Jack on ice, the ice having long since melted and blended with the whiskey. The memory of the sweet burn filled her mouth. Rae sat the glass back on the bar, shifting the coaster to square up with … Continue reading Silvered Midnight
“Santa Claus!” Molly exclaimed. “Oh mommy, can I go tell Santa what I want for Christmas? Please.” Five-year old Molly tugged on her mother’s hand. Callie bit her lip and stared at the mall Santa in his red suit. What’s the point, there will be no Christmas for us. “We have time Callie,” her cousin Rose said. “Let’s take the girls to visit Santa and … Continue reading Molly’s Christmas Wish (an original short-story)
Sabrina Jefferies is an author I read to lift a blue mood. Her characters feel like family and dear friends, there is a sense of coming home after being on a long trip. This short story doesn’t fail to deliver. Her characters are strong and multi-layered, they are real with flaws and baggage and a longing to love and be loved. Dorinda’s view of herself … Continue reading Dorinda and the Doctor by Sabrina Jefferies