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Life, Love, and Online Dating by Judith Hill



Life, Love, and Online Dating

Is a review magazine dedicated to romance fiction really the right place to offer a treatise on online dating from the perspective of a sixty-year-old former romance author? Probably not. But thanks to the support and indulgence of one of my dearest friends (who just happens to be Affaire’s owner) here it is...

Looking for love has never been easy. Certainly not when you’re an awkward, acne-prone teenager, and not when you’re a clearer-skinned young adult starting out and seeking a spouse and life partner. But what happens when you had the fairy tale/happily-ever-after, and it turns out to be neither happy nor ever-after. Suddenly you’re out there looking again. Only this time with wrinkles and age spots and sagging parts you didn’t even realize could sag!

But, at least this time, you’ve got a lifetime’s accumulated wisdom, so it should be easier, right? Wrong. Because guess what? Beneath that “mature adult” veneer, you realize—to your horror and shock—Crap! You’re harboring THE SAME insecurities and self-doubts you had when you were sixteen or seventeen. Throw in what’s foreign territory to many older people—social media, dating apps, and online sites—and suddenly you’re in an...

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Nashville Fun fun fun at Sandy Sullivan's A Weekend with the Authors

Everyone had a great time. 

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We had a blast at Sandy's

More great pictures from Sandy Sullivan's A Weekend with the Authors.

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Sandy Sullivan's A Weekend with the Authors 2017

Annual Silent & Online Art Auction Fund-Raiser

Look what's coming!!
Bright Hill's Annual Silent &
Online Art Auction Fund-Raiser
Begins July 1 & 2 
During Treadwell Artists Annual Stagecoach Run Art Fest! 
Continues through July 29
Also in the exhibit and auction are rare collectors' editions of books and poetry collections by Bright Hill authors. For more information call 607-829-5055 or see or


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Kat's Q & A

New York Times bestselling author Kat Martin is a graduate of the University of California at Santa Barbara where she majored in Anthropology and also studied History.   She is married to L.J. Martin, author of western, non-fiction, and suspense novels.

Kat has written more than sixty-five novels.  Sixteen million copies of her books are in print and she has been published in twenty foreign countries, including Japan, France, Germany, Argentina, Greece, China, Russia, and Spain.

Born in Bakersfield, California, Kat currently resides in Missoula, Montana, on a small ranch in the beautiful Sapphire mountains.

Her last 12 books have hit the prestigious New York Times bestseller list.  INTO THE FURY and INTO THE WHIRLWIND her most recent releases, both took top ten spots. 

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What was the first poem/story you wrote about?

I wrote a short story in the 8th grade.  I got an A minus.  Never thought about writing anything else for nearly more than twenty years. 


What does writing mean to you?

Writing is a calling.  It’s like having a disease you can’t get rid of.  You feel compelled to make up stories and write them down on paper.  It’s a love/ hate relationship. 



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Kat Martin Romantic Suspense at its Finest



Beyond Reason

Kat Martin

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Five weeks ago Carly Drake stood at her grandfather’s grave. Now she’s burying Drake Trucking’s top driver, and the cops have no leads on the hijacking or murder. Faced with bankruptcy, phone threats and the fear of failure, Carly has to team up with the last man she wants to owe—Lincoln Cain.

Cain is magnetic, powerful, controlling—and hiding more than one secret. He promised Carly’s granddad he’d protect her. The old man took a chance on him when he was nothing but a kid with a record, and now he’s the multi-millionaire owner of a rival firm.

But Linc’s money can’t protect Carly from the men who’ll do anything to shut her down, or the secrets behind Drake Trucking. If she won’t sell out, the only way to keep her safe is to keep her close . . . and fight like hell.






Beyond Reason

By Kat Martin




The helicopter flight back was quick and uneventful.  By the time they reached the ranch house and she made her way into the kitchen, her heart hurt and despair had her mouth so dry she could barely...

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