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Seven Letters from Paris – Book Review

Reading Seven Letters from Paris is like traveling to France with a good friend —  the journey revolves around laughter and angst, food and wine, new and cherished connections. Throughout this memoir, I commiserated, I laughed, I cheered our brave heroine on. Here’s the set-up: Twenty years, seven letters, and one long-lost love of a…

National Read A Book Day

National Read A Book Day Celebration

To celebrate National Read A Book Day, I wanted to encourage authors to take this week to help make reading more affordable. In the past, I’ve donated books to my local library guild, shelters for abused women, and elderly care facilities. According to The Author’s Guild, many authors are struggling today, too. While authors can’t…

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Book Reviewers: Flawless Debuts on NetGalley

Today I have special shout-out and offer to all journalists, book bloggers, and book reviewers. Many of you are already subscribed to NetGalley, THE online place to get review copies from the world’s leading publishers. I’m pleased to announce that my latest novel, FLAWLESS: A Hostile Beauty Novel, is now on NetGalley. It’s smart and…

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New! Flawless: A Hostile Beauty Novel

“There’s always an ugly side to beauty.” That’s the phrase that popped into my mind one day as I was preparing to meet the corporate beauty VP of a department store, and it spawned a brand new contemporary fiction series that features female entrepreneurs who run their own companies. The series is called Hostile Beauty, and the…

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Scent of Triumph, A Novel of Perfume and Passion

So excited to announce that my new publisher, St. Martin’s Press, has served up a drop-dead gorgeous cover for the new edition of Scent of Triumph. The cover includes a quote from Rebecca Forster, a bestselling USA Today author, who says, “Jan Moran is the new queen of the epic romance.”  The cover artist at…

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27 Great Books Set in Venice

Venice is a city that steals the hearts of readers and authors alike, as evidenced by some of literature’s best books set in Venice, Italy. What is it about this ancient canal-way city that piques the imagination? Is it the beauty, the romance, the history? Or the gelato and gondolas on a lazy summer day? One…