02/14/2013 07:10 am ET

Making Your Heart Go Pitter-Pat

Are you looking for something special to do for your Valentine this year? Something other than the clichéd box of heart-shaped chocolates or dinner at an over-priced restaurant? Check out these tips from bestselling romance authors that will spice up your Valentines Day. And maybe your night!

Compiled by Tamera Alexander (, bestselling author of nine novels, including To Whisper Her Name and A Lasting Impression

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