Julie Tetel Andresen is a romance writer devoted to love, language and adventure out of the ordinary. She writes in all subgenres of romance, learns new languages with gusto and explores all corners of the earth.

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BDSM clubs, Motorcycle Clubs, Mixed-Martial Arts championships, the lush beauty and gentle culture of Vietnam – this series has it all. Follow three romantic pairs as…

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Eswatini: A Place to Know in the World

Eswatini. You may know it as Swaziland. Or you may not know it at all. It got on my radar yesterday when a reader wrote me: “Thank you soo much Julie. Was able to download 5 books, currently reading The Temporary Bride and am loving it. Thank you soo much… read more

Billionaire Boltholes: More on New Zealand

During the pandemic lockdown I’m reposting earlier blogs if they have more relevance now than when I first posted them. This one involves billionaire boltholes. Billionaire Boltholes: Present Billionaires from around the world have their escapes in New Zealand. Here’s a video on this real estate phenomenon from May 4,… read more

Good Scenes Have Three Elements

I’m in the midst of writing Money for Nothing, the second book in my Buy Me Love Shapeshifter Series. The current scene I’m writing is giving me trouble. I need to step back and ask the question: What elements do good scenes have? So, it’s back to basics. Good Scenes… read more

Love, language, adventure … out of the ordinary. Julie has written over 30 romances, bringing love stories to life in all time periods. She is Professor of Linguistics at Duke University. And she has traveled the world from Brazil to Burma and lived for extended periods in France, Germany, and Vietnam. She spends summers in Romania. (Photo taken at Lake Almaty, Kazakhstan)
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