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Jun 6 2012 10:00am

Author Rebecca Rogers Maher on Why Snow Beats the Apocalypse Every Time

Snowbound with a Stranger by Rebecca Rogers MaherToday we welcome Rebecca Rogers Maher to Heroes and Heartbreakers. Rebecca’s Snowbound With a Stranger has just been released, and is a delicious way to keep warm! She’s here to talk about just why snowbound love is so...hot. Welcome, Rebecca!

Last spring, I was deeply entrenched in research on a post-apocalyptic romance I called The Real Housewives of the Apocalypse. It was a fantastic premise that required me to learn how to shoot a rifle, forage for food, stockpile emergency supplies, and read a metric ton of terrifying literature about climate-induced natural disasters and the socio-political collapse that follows.

Guess what?

It turns out the apocalypse is pretty depressing. By June, I could barely get out of bed.

To cheer myself up, I decided to stay right there in that bed and write a snowbound romance. That’s how my current release—Snowbound with a Stranger—was born, but it wasn’t the start of my obsession with snowbound stories. I’ve loved those since I first started reading romance novels (when I was like five years old). Here’s why:

[Winter—and romance—is coming...]