Author Archives: Thien-Kim Lam

romance bookstore day at Love's Sweet Arrow

Bookstore Romance Day Panel at Love’s Sweet Arrow

I’m moderating an awesome panel of romance authors at Love’s Sweet Arrow for Bookstore Romance Day! It all takes place on their YouTube page on Saturday, August 15th at 4pm ET/ 3pm CT. Celebrating with us are these talented authors: Sonali Dev, author of Recipe for Persuasion Alyssa Cole, author of Prince on Paper Jennifer […]

Pho for Two erotic short

Free Short Story: Phở for Two

It’s cold outside, so warm up with my smoking hot erotic short Phở for Two. This short was my debut into erotic fiction and won Hyphen Magazine’s Erotic Writing Contest.  Warning: you’ll be hungry after you read it! Phở for Two by Thien-Kim Lam The cold hard metal chair would not stay warm, no matter […]

Interracial couple holding hands

Why You Should Read More Romances Written by #OwnVoices

Why You Should Read More Romances Written by #OwnVoices As a Vietnamese American writer, I actively seek out books from diverse writers. Like many romance readers, I discovered these love stories as a teen (maybe even earlier). I stopped reading them as adults because I got tired of reading only white people’s love stories. When […]

Would You Like Me To Ravage You?

Would You Like Me To Ravage You? Not too long ago, my husband interrupted my animated retelling of the sex scenes in Tessa Dare’s Any Duchess Will Do. (The scenes are quite creative, and the power dynamics between the main characters heighten every movement.) “It sounds like a fun book. Can we read it together?” […]