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:

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Away in a Manger

In researching A Portuguese Christmas, I learned that on Christmas Eve, many Portuguese families gather around the Christmas tree and Crèche to celebrate the birth of Jesus. Catholicism is the main religion practiced in Portugal, and the Crèche is an … Continue reading

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Romance for the Holidays Giveaway

ROMANCE FOR THE HOLIDAYS GIVEAWAY Ho-Ho-Ho! Kindle Santa is on his way! Enter our giveaway from November 13-30 and you could be one of 7 lucky winners to take home some Christmas loot, including Kindles and Ebook Prize Packs where … Continue reading

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A Delicious and Easy Portuguese Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Did you know that Thanksgiving doesn’t exist in Portugal? In fact, many Portuguese have never heard of Thanksgiving. And, if you were in Portugal in November and wanted to prepare a Thanksgiving dinner, you would soon find that many of … Continue reading

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Heartwarming Holidays Giveaway

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Does it snow in Portugal during the holiday season?

Feliz Natal means Merry Christmas in Portuguese! I had such fun writing A Portuguese Christmas, my sweet romance contemporary novella. And, in turn, I learned a great deal about Portugal, and the country’s lack of snow during the holiday season. … Continue reading

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Is Halloween observed in Portugal?

In my research for A Portuguese Christmas, I learned that Halloween is not observed in Portugal, although the observance of the American Halloween exists in the more rural areas. On October 31st and November 1st, children go from door to … Continue reading

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Seeking Fortune on Kindle Scout

I am thrilled that Seeking Fortune, my Inspirational Regency, has been approved for Kindle Scout. There are lies more believable than truth. Losing his wife and daughter to influenza shook James Colchester’s faith in God. As another epidemic threatens, he’s … Continue reading

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It’s Time for The 12 Slays of Christmas Boxed Set!

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Introducing Author J. J. Montgomery

It is my pleasure to welcome Author J. J. Montgomery on the Pink Fuzzy Slipper blog, and her latest book, Gun For Hire. BLURB: The job should have been easy—patrol a swank beach that serves as a backyard for Maui’s … Continue reading

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