EXCLUSIVE:  Click here for an Exclusive Excerpt from "Make Her Pay  ," the follow-up to "Hunt Her Down  !"


Welcome to the 1st H2H Online/In-Store Romance Reader's Circle! It's kind of like an old-fashioned book club - you'll just be doing the wine and cheese "for one" if you're hanging solo at the keyboard like I am.

But you're not really alone, because tonight, the members of the West Melbourne, FL Barnes & Noble RRC invited us to join them this hour as Roxanne St. Claire visits their in-store book club to chat about Rocki's new book, "Hunt Her Down  ." And, yes, you can call her Rocki, too! Lee Duncan is your in-store RRC hostess!

Stick around, 'cause at 7:55 EDT, I'll be posting a link for a hot, Exclusive Excerpt to Rocki's new "Make Her Pay  ." The book drops today!

Now, tonight's a No-Holds-Barred book club, which means no topics are off-limits, and SPOILERS ARE WELCOME.


Feel free to toss in your own questions as we go along. And check out our welcome from Lee Duncan in my first comment below. Here are my questions to start our chat:

1. How did Maggie's being a single mom affect her decisions about whether to trust Dan the second time around?

2. Both Dan and Maggie are keeping big secrets from each other.  Are either of their secrets justified?  Can you see their reasons for keeping them, and do you agree/disagree w/them?

3. A character's introduced in "Hunt Her Down" who seems pretty evil, yet could be redeemed.  What do you think of Constantine Xenakis?


Photo above: Rocki and tonight's RRC in FL!

by Blogger Michelle_Buonfiglio on ‎09-29-2009 08:18 PM

Thank you so much, everyone, for stopping in to visit with Rocki and the W. Melbourne, FL BN RRC.  We apologize for any tech glitches.


Please join me in thanking Elle_Jordan and Laura S for being tonite's communications goddesses, providing air-card and phone links between H2H and the In-Store RRC. 


Thank you also to Lee Duncan, In-Store RRC coordinator, for working many weeks to get all the W. Melbourne items in a row.  And to Kaori Suzuki-Fisher for her support of romance, and for believing in this crazy little digital experiment.


Above all, grazie mille/thanks so much to Roxanne St.Claire for joining us both in-store and at H2H, for fronting us the hawt excerpt from "Make Her Pay," which I'm dyin' to read and glad is out today, and for so patiently answering all our questions tonight!

by playground_monitor on ‎09-29-2009 08:39 PM

I may not be blonde, but tonight apparently I am acting like one.  I kept refreshing the other page and getting the same 21 comments.  Then I went back to the H2H home page and voila!  There y'all were.  So forgive my absence.  I did, however, get my own blog for tomorrow written and argue with the person from AT&T about making me pay $75 for a modem just because I don't want to spend more money for a higher-priced DSL package.  Best Buy, here I come.  Vent over.


I shall be going to bed tonight with Con.  I'm about 4 chapters in and this is gonna be an exciting ride I think.  Or perhaps I should say an exciting dive.

by Moderator becke_davis on ‎09-30-2009 01:50 AM

I'm late, late, late to the party! We were on the road all day and then I had trouble connecting at my hotel. I finished reading Hunt Her Down on the drive up and loved it so much I made my husband detour so I could pick up a copy of Make Her Pay -- thank god I didn't have to wait for it!


I was really hoping Con would get his own story, and from the excerpt I read at the end of Hunt Her Down, I know I'm going to love it.


Adding to the above discussion:


Shed scene? Loved it -- especially when we realize Maggie saw it all. That capped it.


Quinn - Nailed it. So many authors try to make teens too young for their age; Quinn was just right.


Dan - Loved it in the climactic scene where he says "my son" so proudly, claiming Quinn. I know he'd admitted it before, but for some reason in that scene I felt as if Dan was saying a lot more.


Loved he uber-romantic ending, too. On his knees -- and with the ring matching the bracelets. Perfect!!

by JohnTester on ‎10-02-2009 05:11 PM

testing. this is just a test

by Moderator becke_davis on ‎10-05-2009 11:47 AM

These two books were so great! I want my sister to read them, but no way am I sharing my copies. I'm going to have to get my sister her own copies.


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