Thursday, February 16, 2017

Sin City Romance Writers

Welcome to Sin City!

We’re the Sin City Romance Writers and we welcome you to the wonderful Las Vegas landscape. We hope you love our take on the decades that made Vegas what it is today. We’re a diverse group of authors with many different careers from CPA to lawyer, geologist to graphic artist and even background screening. We have done it all. Each of us have a passion for writing, our families and Las Vegas even though many of us are transplants from other places. We call Vegas home and as everyone knows, home is where the heart is.

While this is our first anthology, it will not be our last. Please connect with us at one of the venues listed below. Learn about us as a group and about us individually. And we promise, what happens in Vegas may just stay here. Or not. Read us and see.


Title:  Decades of Love

Author/pen name:  
Sin City Romance Writers (B.A. McIntosh, Elizabeth Spaur, Diane Deeds, Lynn Crain, Kay Phoenix, and Tami Cowden

Genre:  Historical and Contemporary

Publisher: Sin City Romance Writers

Date of Publication:  February 28, 2017


Number of pages:  284


Love hits the jackpot in these six seductive tales, each set in a different decade in the hottest, wildest, most sinful of cities - Las Vegas. In Elizabeth Spaur’s Miss Atomic Bomb, a beauty pageant brings a cowboy and city girl together. A desperate singer finds new hope with a not-so-jaded casino owner in B.A. McIntosh Home at Last. In Lynn Crain’s Hooked on a Feeling, two Vietnam vets get a second chance at love while facing enemies at home. A rodeo star falls hard for a showgirl in Diane Deeds’s Total Eclipse of the Heart. In Kay Phoenix’s An Unexpected Knight, a hero on a mighty steed captures the heroine’s heart. A good girl learns that being bad can be very, very good in Tami Cowden’s It Happen One Vegas Night. Mobsters and G-men, cowboys and showgirls, singers and dancers, and even a knight in shining armor all find that Sin City is not just a place to have fun – but also a great place to fall in love.

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Author bios:

Tami Cowden
Tami Cowden’s first novel, Cruising for Love, won RWA’s Golden Heart, and is available from Montlake Romance. She has contributed short stories to three award nominated anthologies, Love Triumphs, Love Mystifies and Love Sizzles.  Tami is the coauthor of The Complete Writers Guide to Heroes and Heroines: Sixteen Master Archetypes, a guide to characterization for writers, and is the author of Fallen Heroes: Sixteen Villain Archetypes.  Tami has presented writing programs on characterization, plotting and scene building at more than 100 writing conferences and retreats.  She lives in Las Vegas with her husband, two basset hounds, and four cats. Visit Tami at or follow her on twitter:

Lynn Crain
Award-winning author Lynn Crain has done it all in her life. From nursing to geology, her life experiences have added to her detail-rich stories. She loves writing full time, weaving contemporary, fantasy, futuristic and paranormal tales, tame to erotic, for various publishers. Her home is in the desert southwest, and she’s just returned from her latest adventure of living in Vienna, Austria while her husband worked his dream job. She loves hearing from her readers at

Diane Deeds
When Diane Deeds answered the call to write, the characters in her head remained on call-waiting for many years. She is excited to commit their thoughts to paper before she is committed.  Diane relocated decades ago to the heat and bright lights of Las Vegas, Nevada to thaw out after many winters in New York. She resides with her first and only husband , their college-aged daughter, and three spoiled rescue cats.

Visit Diane online at

B.A. McIntosh
B A McIntosh is a freelance writer and historical romance author.  She is an active participant of Las Vegas Romance Writers and a member of Romance Writers of America.   After two decades in the intelligence community and serving as an executive in the background screening industry, her expertise in real life suspense and intrigue combined with her creative imagination enable her to create stories and worlds that capture her reader’s imagination. 

A founding member of Sin City Romance Writers, her most recent novella will be published in their anthology coming out in February.  She is currently working on her historical romance series, Bridal Veil Falls and two additional novellas that will be published in 2017. 

Ms. McIntosh resides in Las Vegas with her most ardent champion, soul mate and husband and their dog, Mojo.  An avid reader, she balances her love of reading and writing with her love of travel and spending time with her four daughters and son.

Email Ms. McIntosh

Kay Phoenix
Ms. Phoenix is a rare bird herself...a lifelong resident of Las Vegas, Nevada. She belongs to Las Vegas Romance Writers and has served on the board for several years. She is also a member of Romance Writers of America with PAN status.

Prior to writing, Kay was a Graphic Artist for fifteen years in the casino industry and holds degrees in both Graphic Arts and Psychology. In her spare time she enjoys hiking, traveling and photography. She is also involved in several Las Vegas non-profits, and is the current Chairman of a popular, long-running, local art show.

Kay has been blessed to be able to travel many places, which inspired her to host a weekly author spotlight called “Midweek Escapes” on her blog. It features guest author’s favorite vacation destinations, their travel tips, and, of course, information about their book releases and occasional giveaways.


Elizabeth Spaur
When her physics teacher gave her detention for reading a romance novel during class, Elizabeth Spaur knew she was destined to be romance writer. Her journey from physics class to published author as gone from coast to coast and led her through multiple industries, including film and television, banking and the law. Every step along the way has enriched her life and helped her tell stories that always come with a happily ever after and, usually, a side of snark. Elizabeth writes contemporary, historical and paranormal romance. She lives with the love of her life and two pairs of cats and dogs, all of whom are named after television crime fighters.  She enjoys hearing from her readers at


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