My name is Mandi Benet. I write steamy contemporary romance and I’m so excited to be a Soulmate author. I sold my four-book series, Love in the City, to SMP with each book set in a different, exciting city. The first book is set in Rome.
Love can bloom anywhere, of course, and I adore small town love stories, but I tend to like romances the way the movies do them, with a love triangle: Her, Him, A city. (Think Sleepless in Seattle, When Harry Met Sally, Before Sunset, Bend it Like Beckham, My Best Friend’s Wedding, Notting Hill.) Cities can be characters all on their own with a flavor and essence unique to them, and truly can enrich a story while helping ground it in the reality of this world. Yet setting is more than a backdrop for action. It can be an interactive aspect of…
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