Welcome to H&H's daily news roundup! Grab a mug of tea and a scone and let's gossip about what's hot in the romance world right now.
—Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald—Therese Anne Fowler's novel capturing the tumultuous relationship between Jazz Age celebrity couple Zelda Sayre Fitzgerald and F. Scott Fitzgerald—is being adapted for television as one of 6 new Amazon pilots. Christina Ricci is set to star as Zelda, and Deadline has the first image of her in character. If the show piques your interest, you'll want to check out the book first—listen to Chapter 1 and read Chapter 2 from Z by Therese Anne Fowler on H&H.
—Deal Alert #1: Julianne MacLean's short story The Rebel (a prequel to The Highlander trilogy that first appeared in the Mammoth Book of Scottish Romance anthology) is currently free in e-book at e-tailers including iBookstore, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon (via Facebook).* Enjoy MacLean's books? Discover her top 10 historical movie heroes.
—Romance publisher Avon has launched a new podcast, Avon on the Air, dedicated to interviewing authors. The first episode, available now, features a 15-minute interview with fan-favorite Susan Elizabeth Phillips. Curious? Have a listen at Soundcloud's Avon on the Air page.
—Deal Alert #2: Linda Lael Miller's outlaw-heroine-marries-total-stranger-hero-for-protection American West historical romance Daniel's Bride is currently just $1.99 in e-book at e-tailers such as Barnes & Noble, Amazon, and iBookstore.*
*We don't know how long deals will last, so get 'em while you can!