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Where is Granddaddy Hiram? #Sample Sunday

Welcome to Sample Sunday. For today’s excerpt, I’m unveiling more of my WIP, Cold Feet Fever, sequel to Fur Ball Fever. I’m 2/3 of the way of the first draft, and thought some of you might like to check out … Continue reading

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Plotting a Strategy #SampleSunday

Welcome to Sample Sunday. Today I’m sharing an excerpt from my published book, FUR BALL FEVER, a romantic crime mystery that tickles the funny bone. In this snippet, Auntie Beth is behind the wheel, driving Grace away from an attempted … Continue reading

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An Act of Expediency Becomes Real #SixSunday

Welcome to Six Sentence Sunday. Today I’m sharing six sentences from my published book, FUR BALL FEVER, a romantic crime mystery that tickles the funny bone. In this snippet, Nick is protecting Grace, the woman who broke his heart, from … Continue reading

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Meet Rex, My Furry Creature in Cold Feet Fever

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In my opinion, no book is complete without a furry creature. My WIP, Cold Feet Fever, is no exception. A romantic crime mystery and spin-off from Fur Ball Fever, my new book features Nick’s brother, Sam Jackson, a playboy charmer, … Continue reading

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Real Men Read Romance

At the risk of sounding immodest, the advice I’m about to impart on how to crank up the romance level with your significant other is so simple, yet so brilliant, I expect to be awarded a significant humanitarian award. Like … Continue reading

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The Tale of the Toilet Frog

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1st Prize Winner in the Adventure Category of Wanderlust & Lipstick Short Story Writing Contest As a survivor of Tanzanian toilets encountered during a week in the Serengeti, I was, much to my husband’s amusement, cautious of all African facilities. … Continue reading

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Sample Sunday: ‘The First Kiss’ from FUR BALL FEVER

In a flash, Nick’s act of expediency turned into a real kiss. Gracie’s familiar scent and taste flooded his senses. A wave of lust, thick, fast, and damn near irresistible, stole his breath away. Emotions he’d thought long buried stirred, … Continue reading

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A Memorable Birthday Dinner

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Last night, my husband and I celebrated my birthday at an upscale seafood restaurant. Wine flowed. The meal was perfect. Everything was delicious, especially the lobster. But something was missing. Last year’s excitement must have spoiled us, because we kept … Continue reading

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Real Men Do Read Romance

When I opened my email this morning, I found an amazing and totally unexpected review for my paranormal romantic suspense, THE JAGUAR LEGACY, in my Inbox. The title was, “Many Thanks,”  and the email was from —- wait for it … Continue reading

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In Defense of ‘Easy-Readers’

Many critics do a grave injustice to easy-reading books, calling them barely literate escapism (aka ‘fluff’, ‘trash’, or ‘popular fiction’). Being an avid reader since the age of four, I feel qualified to champion easy-readers everywhere. Here’s the thing. Whenever … Continue reading

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