Month: July 2012

Six Sentence Sunday

“I’m Nike,” I answered, shaking his hand. The touch of his skin arrested me and I hoped he didn’t catch my quick intake of breath. “Like the goddess of victory,” he said. “Fitting.” I tried not to let his remark

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From Fact to Fiction

It’s been four years since I last published a book. Back then, I was on deadline update a book AND write the sequel by a December 31st deadline. By the end of December, I’d burned out and swore in Scarlett O’Hara

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Six Sentence Sunday

This Sunday, July 29, I’m participating in Six Sentence Sunday. Stay tuned for six sentences from Smoldering Nights!

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Smoldering Nights Coming Soon!

Nike loves visiting the goth club Vamps—she can exchange her firefighter uniform for a slinky fantasy outfit. There she runs into the man she’d been admiring from afar at a rock climbing gym. He’s been the star of all her 

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Fiery Nights Ahead!

Great news! Fiery Nights, the sequel to Smoldering Nights, has received conditional acceptance from Ellora’s Cave. I absolutely loved writing this story — the characters, the setting, the relationship. It needs revision to clarify some things, but I don’t mind

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Pics from Rockport, MA

If you like to see the visuals of some of the places you read about, or you’re looking for new places to travel, check out my latest pics of Rockport, MA, including Bearskin Neck, a cool artists’ village on the

From Novella to Series?

Ideas that sprung from Smoldering Nights keep coming to me. I wrote the second book and am on the third, jotting down ideas for more characters down the road. So now it’s time to come up with a series name.

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Sell Books for Steve Day

I was very saddened to read that Steve Brown, author of The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Private Investigating is battling leukemia and is undergoing a bone marrow transplant program. I greatly enjoyed Steve’s book and he’s been so helpful on

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Smoldering Nights Release Date Announced!

I’m very pleased to announce that Ellora’s Cave will be publishing Smoldering Nights on 8/8. What a date for a launch! I spent Bastille Day editing scenes with my hot French vampire. Fitting, don’t you think? More details to come.

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Headed to Romanticon?

As a new Ellora’s Cave author, I’m debating whether to go to Romanticon this fall or not. It looks like a rollicking good time. I mean check out the Cavemen. And the tag line: “Party like there’s no tomorrow.” Sounds