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Quick Status Update

October 31, 2018

Hi readers,

Popping in to let you know I’m busy revising A Savage Trick, (Book 3 in my Damaged Heroes Series,) which is due to my editor on November 26th. Once I get her comments back I’ll begin creating the cover, which is always my favorite part of the publishing process. I’ll post the finished result in my newsletter, so make sure to sign up and be the first to see my new cover!

Have yourselves a lovely holiday season filled with joy and peace.

Future Booksigning Date

September 25, 2018

Hi Readers,

I’ll be signing all three novels on Oct 18th, at the Audubon Country Club in Naples, FL. I’ve also been invited to several local holiday bazaars in Southwest FL which I am currently working into my schedule. Make sure you’ve signed up for my newsletter to the the latest updates!

$.99 SALE!

September 17, 2018

My romantic suspense debut, Locked, Loaded and Lying is on sale all this week! If you haven’t read this riveting who-done-it hurry and download your copy!

This story finaled in the 2011 RWA Golden Heart awards, the most prestigious romance contest in the nation for unpublished writers. (Ah, the memories!) Here’s what bestselling romantic suspense author, Brenda Novak said:

“An impressive debut! This book has everything readers crave: believable, endearing characters, an intriguing conflict and plenty of heart. Don’t miss LOCKED, LOADED & LYING.” Brenda Novak

Check out my book trailer or read an excerpt!

So THIS finally happened!

September 12, 2018

I finished Book Three in my Damaged Heroes Series! For some reason, this far into my career, A Savage Trick was the hardest first draft I’ve ever written, clocking in three times longer than my other novels.

The manuscript is due to my editor next Monday, so bear with me as I scramble towards that deadline, then I’ll be back to give you some snippets and blurbs!

Also, now is the time to make sure you’re on my newsletter list, because I’ll be sending out free Advanced Reader Copies and giving away swag in the months to come. Don’t miss out!

My Fan-girl Moment

September 5, 2018
Kristan Higgins and me

Here I am at the RWC18 book signing with Kristan Higgins last week! Ten romance authors met 125 fun, energetic readers at the 3rd Annual Romance, Wine and Chocolate event created by Lorelei’s Lit Lair and hosted by the Alafaya Library in Orlando.  Tickets were free and sold out in twelve hours, so if you want to go next year, join Lorelei’s mailing list before July 1st, 2019!

Besides hanging with Kristan, my favorite moment was when six consecutive readers came up and said, “I’d like to buy all your books, please.” Wow! A glimpse of what it’s like to be famous!

Many more pics on my author FB page.

I’m book signing here!

August 5, 2018

Check out the huge author names I am book signing with on Aug 31st in Orlando! Thanks to Lorelei’s Lit Lair I’m part of the 3rd Annual Romance, Wine and Chocolate Reader Event. The keynote speaker is my favorite romance author ever, 2018 Rita Winner, Kristan Higgins. (I have dubbed myself her “#1 Stalker Fan,” and yes, she knows this and has yet to issue a restraining order, so it’s all good!)

Besides hearing from Kristan, there will be free wine and chocolate samples, all authors are bringing cool swag giveaways and I’m signing all three novels. The bad news: this free event sold out within hours, but they do have a waitlist. Can’t hurt to sign up, right? If you aren’t able to be there then the next best way to stay connected with me is through my newsletter. Next month I’ll give my subscribers have an exclusive excerpt of A Savage Trick, which is Book Three in my Damaged Heroes Series.


Mega-Novel Giveaway Alert!

July 12, 2018

Have some poolside time this summer and looking for a riveting read? How about winning 21 romantic suspense novels?!

I’m partnering with a bunch of fellow authors here, and giving away a digital copy of Capturing the Queen. On July 18th, one participant will be picked to win ALL of these books, why not you? This giveaway asks you to follow as many of us as you want on our BookBub pages, the more you follow the more chances to win. No spam! All that “following” means is in the future you receive a BookBub notice when our newest release comes out.

Good luck, hope you win, and thank you for sharing this contest!

Another Huge Award!

June 2, 2018

Seriously, this is a biggie! Capturing the Queen is a finalist in the National Excellence in Romance Fiction Awards. The NERFA winner will be announced in early July; wish me luck! A few months ago Capturing the Queen ended up taking second place in the New England Reader’s Choice contest. (If you haven’t read this romantic suspense yet enjoy the first three chapters!)

Meanwhile, I’m busy, busy, busy writing the next book in the Damaged Heroes Series, which will be: A Savage Trick. As soon as I figure out a bit more of the plot I’ll pass on some details soon, pinkie swear.

How is your summer going? If you’re searching for some riveting beach reads make sure you sign up for my newsletter. In my next issue I’ll spotlight my favorite romance authors. Hope you’re enjoying your summer!

A Speed Dating Site for Romance Readers!

April 22, 2018

This is SO fun! Have you heard of Book+Main? It’s a free website introducing romance readers to authors in a speed dating type setting. You browse snippets of novels (called bites) that authors have posted and hopefully you’ll discover a new-to-you favorite!

I’ve just spent a totally addictive afternoon choosing and uploading an excerpt from each of my novels and of course, perusing photography websites for the perfect picture to accompany each ‘bite.’ This is a hoot! Check it out and let me know what you think.

And I’d appreciate any suggestions on what to upload next. What scenes from my novels caught your attention?

So…this happened!

March 16, 2018

Aaak! Capturing the Queen is a finalist in the 2018 New England Readers’ Choice Contest! This is an enormously prestigious annual contest hosted by the New England Romance Writers of America. Oh my gosh, I could not be more thrilled!

Here is the invitation I received with it: Please join the New England Chapter of Romance Writers of America® in congratulating the finalists in the 2018 New England Readers’ Choice contest! At the Let Your Imagination Take Flight Conference Awards Luncheon on Saturday, April 29, 2018 we will be announcing winners in each category, as well as the winner of our Grand Prize: a $250 gift certificate from Barclay Publicity! 

Off to look at details about this conference! Meanwhile, do you want to read an excerpt?