ENTHRALL ME is a National Readers’ Choice finalist!

Posted May 16 2018

I’m so pleased to announce that ENTHRALL ME was named a National Readers’ Choice Awards finalist in the Paranormal Romance category! Thanks, NRCA judges! Special thanks for sticking with a nearly 500-page book.  🙂  

Winners will be announced at The Romance Writers of America’s National Conference in July. 

To see the full list of finalists: click HERE!


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2017 Halloween Trick-or-Treat Blog Hop!!

Posted Oct 27 2017

Happy Halloween!

Are you part of the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood’s Halloween Trick-or-treat Blog Hop? Whether you are or not, here’s a treat for you!
One of my all-time favorite Halloween treats is the Almond Joy. The candy is absolutely amazing, but sometimes I crave…a more adult version. 
Here, for your enjoyment, is the Almond Joy Cocktail !


  • 1 fluid ounce amaretto liqueur
  • 1 fluid ounce cream of coconut
  • 1 fluid ounce white creme de cacao
  • 2 fluid ounces heavy whipping cream


  1. Fill 1/2 a cocktail shaker with ice; pour in amaretto, cream of coconut, creme de cacao, and cream.
  2. Cover shaker and shake; strain into a glass.

Easy, peasy, coconut squeezy!  Please enjoy responsibly. 🙂






Happy Book Birthday to Me!

Posted Oct 11 2017

My first book in four years, ENTHRALL ME, has been nudged out into the world!

To celebrate, I ate cake – of COURSE I ate cake! – and then I did an interview with Vivi Andrews/Lizzie Shane at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood. 🙂

Image: “Cupcake” by mrsiraphol via freedigitalphotos.net

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Redefining Success

Posted Jun 27 2017

I recently blogged at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood about how an unexpected turn in my publishing career helped me redefine success.





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KINDLE E-BOOK SALE May 11-15, 2017 !!!

Posted May 11 2017

Do you read e-books via Kindle? If you’ve ever been curious about my award-winning Underbelly Chronicles paranormal romance series and want to give my stories a try, here’s your chance. 

The first e-book in the series, TASTE ME, is FREE on Amazon.com from May 11-15, 2017. Series e-books Two and Three, CHASE ME and TEMPT ME, are part of a Kindle Countdown Deal, with their price starting at 99¢ each and gradually rising back to $2.99 over the duration of the sale. The earlier you buy, the cheaper the price. 

TASTE ME: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06W9JSSJK

CHASE ME:   https://www.amazon.com/dp/B06W2KRZVV

TEMPT ME:   https://www.amazon.com/dp/B00F4FECE6

Whether you buy or borrow, thank you so much for reading! If you’re so inclined, an honest review is always appreciated. 🙂



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Playing some catch-up…

Posted Apr 5 2017

I’ve been so focused on re-releasing my Underbelly Chronicles books that I’ve forgotten to  provide links to some blog posts I’ve written at my primary blogging spot, the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood.

From Feb. 24, 2017:  Not So Fast…  A blog post about so-called ‘slow’ writing, and the ‘cult of productivity’ that some feel has arisen in Romancelandia.

From Mar. 31, 2017: Stranger than Fiction  A  post about how truth can be stranger than fiction , especially when it comes to inadvertently revealing pieces of yourself in your work.     

I’d love it if you swing by. Visitors – and new regulars – are always welcome!


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The Underbelly Chronicles Series Reboot!

Posted Feb 21 2017

Today, I’m happy to announce that I’ve reissued my Underbelly Chronicles series for Kindle and Kindle Unlimited!

All the books in the series have been lightly revised, and TASTE ME and CHASE ME have brand new covers featuring models who more accurately reflect the heroes and heroines of my imagination. Many, many thanks to my graphic artist Kim Killion!

Whether you buy or borrow, thank you so much! If you’re so inclined, any and all reviews are very much appreciated.

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An update…

Posted Feb 13 2017

Hi, friends!

Just a quick update on where things are at with reissuing my first two books, TASTE ME and CHASE ME, whose publication rights reverted back to me in late Dec. 2016.

After a very inconvenient hard drive crash and recovery – though is there ever a convenient time for a hard drive to crash? – formatting and conversion work on these books is nearly complete. My plan is to re-release the entire Underbelly Chronicles series by the end of February. Keep your fingers crossed!

Thanks so much for your patience! In the meantime, I know…my website’s BUY links are woefully out of date. I’ll update them with correct information as soon as the reissued books are active. 😉 

Thanks again! 



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Rob Lowe on “Truth Vampires”

Posted Dec 19 2016

Today at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood, I’m blogging about “truth vampires” – a very useful phrase coined by actor and writer Rob Lowe in his 2014 memoir, “Love Life.”

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Extended Metaphor w/the Foo Fighters

Posted Oct 26 2016

Today at the Ruby Slippered Sisterhood, the Rubies are exploring extended metaphor through poems and song lyrics... featuring a song by my spirit animal, Dave Grohl!


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