BT038. Amber Bardan: Context is everything

BT038. Amber Bardan: Context is everything

Guest: Amber Bardan | Host: Kat Mayo | Audio producer: Rudi Bremer | Recorded: 26/02/2017 ARRC

As we approach our second podversary (yay!) one of the things I’d like to focus more on is introducing you to emerging authors in romance. Amber Bardan is the perfect guest for our anniversary week — she’s a relatively young author who writes contemporary heroines, but whose love for romance goes back to more old skool historical romance. You can meet Amber at Fictionally Yours, Melbourne in September, if you were lucky enough to score a ticket! A word of warning: this episode includes some rude words.

If you’re curious about the quickie audio reviews that I’m experimenting with, you can find some of them herehere, here, and here.

Thanks to @cparnell_c (twice),  @AubreyLane90 and AztecLady for the shoutouts on Twitter.

Don’t forget that this week we have a bonus podcast episode to celebrate our second year of doing the show. You can download the episode as soon as it goes live by subscribing to the podcast. Otherwise, check back here on Thursday for unexpected mayhem!


Amber Bardan — Author of contemporary romance: @amberabardanFacebook;


  • BT | Amz — For Her Protection by Amber Bardan
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Sweet Valley High series by Francine Pascal
  • BT | Amz | Aud — Until Forever by Johanna Lindsey
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Prize by Julie Garwood
  • BT | Amz | Aud — The Secret by Julie Garwood
  • BT | Amz — The Last Hour of Gann by R. Lee Smith
  • BT | Amz — The Land of the Beautiful Dead by R. Lee Smith
  • BT | Amz — King’s Captive by Amber Bardan


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  1. azteclady says:


    I wrote a long comment and my browser crashed, and life is unfair!



    Very cool episode and interview; now I want to go re-read some of my favorite Garwoods, as well as sample Ms Bardan’ work.

    Thank you!

  2. Kat says:

    Thanks, AZ! I’m not a huge fan of Garwood’s romantic suspense, but her medieval historicals seem to have stood the test of time. I read them maybe 3 years ago and they were still very enjoyable.

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