Lady Jane’s Salon® Author Roundtable

This month’s Lady Jane’s Salon® guests -- Deborah Blumenthal, Katana Collins, Kate McMurray, and L.G. O'Connor -- are a delightful mélange of latecomers to romance and those who’ve been reading the books since tweendom, yet they share a collective passion for championing the genre.

Talking to Deborah Blumenthal about MAFIA GIRL

At her exclusive Manhattan high school, seventeen-year-old Gia is the most hated/loved girl in school. Why? Her father doesn’t have a boss. He is the boss–the capo di tutti cappi, boss of all bosses. Not that Gia cares. But life gets complicated when she meets a cop she calls “Officer Hottie” and feels a suprising chemistry. Then Vogue magazine wants to feature Gia in a fashion spread about real-life bad girls. On top of this, she’s running for class president. Can Gia step out from under her dad’s shadow and show everyone there’s more to her than “Mafia Girl? LB: You’re the rare author who publishes books for adult, teen, and young readers. Do you find it easier to write for one audience over the other?    DB: It’s fun for me to write… Continue