All posts by writinstuff

Contemporary romance writer, political comedy writer, ghostwriter and editor. Lover of coffee, off-key singer, vegan and all around crazy girl!

~~ book review ~~ Wicked Beast by Nazarea Andrews

Holy smokes this novella sounds hot! Thanks to the folks at Disheveled Book Blog for bringing it to my attention!

~Review Not Quite Perfect – Gretchen Galway

Get your copy HERE today!!! ABOUT THIS BOOK: Serial temp worker April Johnson is nothing like her wildly successful brothers. She doesn’t have an Olympic gold medal. She doesn’…

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Flanken Ribs and Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta

Looking for a dish to impress this Valentine’s Day? Check out Cooking in Sens!

Cooking in Sens

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Everyone in my family loves brussel sprouts or maybe anything with bacon 😉  Pan or oven roasted they are always a hit.  And pretty 🙂

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I would have liked to cook these flanken ribs on the outdoor grill but my husband, objecting to the below freezing temperatures outside, said no.  Just no.

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Forced to broil them in the oven, they were okay but not grilled.  Thanks Obama 😦

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Flanken Ribs and Brussel Sprouts with Pancetta

12 flanken ribs, sliced for grilling and seasoned with black pepper

1/2 cup Chinese cooking wine

3/4 cup black soy sauce

1/4 cup fish sauce

1/4 cup honey

2 tbsp peanut oil

1 tsp sesame oil

4 large garlic cloves, thinly sliced

3 scallions, thinly sliced

1 cup of water

1/2 cup pancetta

1 tbsp olive oil

1/2 onion, coarsely chopped

2 garlic cloves, slivered

1 lb brussel sprouts, cut into halves

1/4 cup water

Mix wine, soy…

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~Review – Back To Us – Rachel Hanna

Get it HERE today!!! BLURB: Indy Stone is a well regarded professional therapist with her life all planned out. She’s spent her life trying to escape her dysfunctional up…

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What’s Love Got To Do With It?

Definitely worth the read!

A. Nicky Hjort Books

What’s love got to do with it?

I’m sitting here snuggled up in a comfy bed with warm toes and my hair in Dorothy braids as I type this hoping my response will be worthy of such a profound question. One we all keep asking ourselves yet never seem to be able to answer for longer than a fleeting moment before we get all fickle and change our minds about the nature of the force that turns the world round. Whew! That was a long sentence.

My beautiful babies sleep peacefully in the room next door and James Arthur keeps reminding me to “Say You Won’t Let Go” because I’m playing him on a loop to keep me focused. And while I listen to this beautiful song (sorry Lionel) again and again, on my bedside table sits a half full cup of coffee with peppermint creamer, which I can smell from here (delicious), and a mostly full glass of red wine. Both of them trying…

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Review ~ Burn So Bright – Jennifer Bernard

Buy it HERE today!!! About this book: Wildfire “hotshot” Josh Marshall is all about fun, firefighting and flirting. But ever since his crew got trapped in a burnover, he’s been…

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Here is my interview with DL Gallie

Here’s a cocktail lovin’ author (I assume) with a booze themed series! It’s on my tbr list as of right this minute.

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Name DL Gallie

Age 35

Where are you from Gladstone, Queensland, Australia

A little about your self `ie your education Family life etc  

I’m a mum of 2 and my husband and I have been together since I was 16. We are currently renovating a house – I thought we’d have it done in 10 weeks, we are coming up on 3 years.

I went to college and studied Travel & Tourism. I worked for a travel agency for 5 years before my husband and I went travelling for 3 years. We lived in Belfast, Northern Ireland and Collingwood, Ontario, Canada before moving back to Australia and starting our family.

Fiona: Tell us your latest news?

Book 2, Tequila Healing will release in 11 days and I’m about two thirds of the way through book 3, Wine Not


Fiona: When and why did you begin writing?

My husband kept…

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