BIG NEWS!! YOU GUYS!! I have the biggest most amazingest announcement ever. I know many of you have been sad because I decided to back off of shooting stock, but the reality is that I’m an author and I really need time to write, shooting stock isn’t conducive to that because … Continue reading

#Twitchy is HERE!!

Today Jenn’s excited to share her newest illustrated romance, ABSOLUTE SURRENDER. This book, like THE RAKE AND THE RECLUSE: Redux, has gorgeous images to enhance the story. Hey look it’s Jenn: Colorado. Canon. Curls. CJs. Chuck Norris. Born and raised in this beautiful state —very nearly with a camera in hand— I never left. I started my … Continue reading

#StudioSmexy Superstar of Romance Author Jenn LeBlanc

CUE THE HORNS!! ANNOUNCEMENT!!!  Since this is the last post of the tour, I’m giving something away to every commenter, just answer me this: WHAT is your favorite romance novel book cover and why. ANY cover, not just Smexy covers. We’ll call this market research. And if you have a link it would be awesome. … Continue reading

For the love of KARL and DEREK

Now you can haz them.  These posters will be shipped out this month. I’m broken, so give me a minute.  They are a little expensive to create, so I have to charge for them, but not much.  $10 each or both for $16 Click on Derek to order Derek, and Karl to order Karl. If … Continue reading

Friday Fireworks!

WELCOME to Illustrated Romance! I actually moved my author website to and this site is dedicated to my cover novel photography. But both sites tend to have fun, exciting and sassy blog posts with beautiful men and fun themes. So hang out awhile, check out the site, then mosey on over to my other … Continue reading


The winner of the GRAND PRIZE is: June! CONGRATULATIONS!! June chose the KINDLE FIRE for her prize, and she’ll be receiving it SOON!! The blog hostess winners are: June won for her post on Ramblings From This Chick so Dani wins the first blogger prize and Heather on Book Savvy Babe had the most commenters so … Continue reading

TRATR redux is HEEERE!!

ACK!! It is about time. What a good bit of fun this should be. The first book in the series is live and available from: Amazon Barnes and Noble  and All Romance Ebooks

Cowboys, Marines and Dukes—oh my.

Worked with the handsome Guy Marquardt and beautiful Brittany Lines on Thursday for some cover shoot goodness. Here are some of the images that are not under embargo for clients: For more images from the shoot go here For more images from the shoot go here For licensing information send a request here:

Let me ‘splain.

No, there is too much. Let me sum up… My favorite movie of all time? Maybe, but I have levels where movies rest, and that level is occupied by a few other movies, not just THE PRINCESS BRIDE. Anywhoo… THE RAKE AND THE RECLUSE is going to be republished in its’ original intended splendor. Not … Continue reading

#TRATR Book Trailer

I can’t believe I didn’t include this on my blog. It is the most amazing thing and I am head over heels in love with it. One of my twitter be sties and my RomCon buddy Rita made it for me because she is just that damned crafty and fabulous. So without further ado: