I’m in a newly released anthology! Years ago (seriously, lo, these many ages, back when I wrote for Samhain Publishing), I wrote a Very Very Short Story called “Cold Kiss,” then promptly forgot about it.  It was out of my wheelhouse. Lots of action, of course, but it was a contemporary story. Not my usual […]

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Last week, I mentioned that the book wasn’t going as well as I’d hoped. Actually, when I wrote that last post, I hadn’t looked at it for about three days. Ten days later, I have finally opened the file and printed it out, but I haven’t yet brought myself to start reading it. Sometimes, a […]

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Every time I’m behind on something, I put myself in a penalty box. Unfortunately, my version of the penalty box includes shutting off communication, like blogging, which I had promised to do better at this year. Anyway, I’ve hit a snag. I was supposed to release a book this spring and … yeah. Not gonna […]

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Welcome to the start of a new feature! The last Monday of every month, I’ll be talking about the, well, the 5 best books I read that month. They may be re-reads, they may be new, most will be romance, but don’t be surprised to see mystery, straight sci-fi or fantasy, or even a non-fiction […]

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I usually try to keep things fairly light in my social media. I mean, if you’ve read any of my books, you know I tend toward the light and fun. So I’m going to warn you right now. This story does not have a happy ending. I know, I know. We’ve loved the movies. Yul […]

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Bless you. Click the audio bar up there to hear it pronounced. The Danish word that doesn’t translate directly into English because we are, as Americans, wound so tight that if you fed us coal, in two weeks, diamonds would come out the other end. There’s so much stress in our lives! Some of it […]

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It’s coming! MAGIC’S CROWN will be here forthwith! And by forthwith, I mean at the end of February! Wanna see some of it? Of course you do! Chapter One This was going to be the easiest job ever. Stacks Acosta-Campos scratched his best friend and fellow veteran, Lando, behind the ears. “Remember, you’re supposed to […]

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Happy New Year! Whew. We survived that one. And look, a whole new year stretches out before us, unsullied, pure, pristine. Big plans for the year? Have you got them mapped out already? I know I do. My calendar filled up with writing, editing, and launch plans back in November and December. Today feels like […]

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So…. I have a new story out. Yay! It’s a short in the MERRY & BRIGHT Christmas anthology from the Nocturne Falls Universe. I really enjoyed writing this “seasoned” romance (that means the characters are a little older) and I really, really enjoyed writing my hero, who totally looks like Idris Elba in my head. […]

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Amazon | Nook | iBooks | Kobo Runaway bride Katya Dostoyevna escaped to Nocturne Falls ten years ago. She’s lived a quiet life since then, establishing a much-needed animal sanctuary. It’s good work for a shy witch who prefers to talk to animals, both supernatural and mundane. Scorned groom Danil Leonov has finally tracked down the girl who fled from their […]

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