Author Archives: Josie

About Josie

Josie Riviera is a USA TODAY Bestselling Author of contemporary, inspirational, and historical sweet romances that read like Hallmark movies. She lives in the Charlotte, NC, area with her wonderfully supportive husband. They share their home with an adorable Shih Tzu who constantly needs grooming and live in an old house forever needing renovations. Send her an email at: josieriviera@aol.com

New Release! The 1-800 Series

I’m thrilled about my new release, The 1-800 Series! Savor the magic of three sweet contemporary romances in my exclusive Flipping For You bundle, The 1-800 Series Cozy up with your favorite choice beverage, and lose yourself in these clean … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day!

Today I’m sharing a Mother’s Day quote from … Lady Gaga! “Acceptance, tolerance, bravery, compassion. These are the things my mom taught me.” Lady Gaga Singer-songwriter Be sure to pick up a copy of I Love You More, my sweet … Continue reading

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Happy Cinco de Mayo!

Cinco de Mayo is held on the fifth of May each year, celebrating the date of the Mexican Army’s victory over France at the Battle of Pueblo in 1862. Are you celebrating Cinco de Mayo this year? Please leave your … Continue reading

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Rejoice in the Light: Free Inspirational Books!

Check out this delightful selection of free Inspirational fiction and non-fiction ebooks. Choose the ebooks you’re interested in, sign up to learn a little more about the authors, and start reading! And while you’re here, don’t forget to enter for … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

For those who celebrate, have a Happy and Blessed Easter! I’ll be hosting Easter dinner for family and friends today, and baked ham and mashed sweet potatoes are on the menu. What is your Easter dinner menu? Please share your … Continue reading

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Palm Sunday

For those who celebrate, Palm Sunday is a Christian feast that falls on the Sunday before Easter. Palm branches symbolized goodness and victory in ancient civilizations. It also marks the beginning of Holy Week, which ends on Easter Sunday. Do … Continue reading

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It’s a $.99 Kindle Countdown Sale!

He’s all business. She loves to laugh. When business conflicts with pleasure, what could possibly go wrong? MAEVE, my sweet contemporary romance, is only $.99 for a very limited time! Maeve Doherty needed a hard-earned break from Ireland’s rainy weather, … Continue reading

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Romance Stories To Cherish

A heartwarming story is the hallmark of a romantic read. Savor the magic of the charming fictional town of Cherish, SC, with this collection of contemporary romances in my exclusive bundle, Romance Stories To Cherish. Find out why readers are … Continue reading

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OH DANNY BOY

Today I’m sharing a sneak peek excerpt of Chapter One from Oh Danny Boy, my sweet contemporary romance novel set in Ireland. This book is a reader favorite (note reviews!) and is also available in print and audiobook. Snag your … Continue reading

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day!

Enjoy this authentic Irish Scones recipe, brought to you by a granny in County Derry, Ireland. Irish Scones: 2 cups flour 1/2 tsp. salt 1/4-1/2 stick margarine 2 tsp. baking powder 4 oz. buttermilk Set oven to 450F. Grease cooking … Continue reading

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