BioAuthor who loves to read? Reader who loves to write? Yes—to both. I read eclectically, including non-fiction, but romance is my first, last, and always book love. The world is a tough place and I prefer my fiction with a happily ever after. I am a multi-genre writer who loves comedy, romance, paranormal, and science fiction. Oh, and dragons.<br />
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Never Try To Explain (SNEAK PEEK)
All she wants is a friend. What’s wrong with that? Sure Jellica felt a smidge guilty for the money Greg Skyler spent on their date, but what did a man who wears sweater vests expect from a woman who wears crystals, burns sage, and teaches yoga? The two of them are never going to be the romance of the century. In fact, they have absolutely nothing in common. So why is Greg acting so surprised and hurt to hear she wants only to be friends? Before her mind can sort it out, Greg’s sister is stalking her, his mother becomes her lawyer, and Greg starts bossing her around in the nicest way possible. Plus he’s still trying to kiss her. And he’s a really good kisser. Talk about confusing… Sometimes nice guys—and girls—do finish first. And being friends and lovers is as perfect as you can get.
Never A Dull Moment (SNEAK PEEK)
What could she possibly have in common with a man whose watch costs more than her car? Georgia may be slowing down a bit at sixty, but she isn’t stupid yet. The idea of her genuinely dating Dr. Brentwood Colombo, aka Hollywood… well, that’s just totally insane. Where is her dignity? Where is her pride? How did she let her snickering friends dare her into giving him a chance? And where is the kind, caring daughter she raised? Mariah’s been replaced with an evil version insisting she give the womanizing plastic surgeon who dates twenty year olds a fair chance. A fair chance at what? Breaking her heart? No, thank you. Her dignity will not be trampled under Hollywood’s expensive shoes. Now if he’d just stop talking about her perfect, perfect breasts, she might forget about him completely.
Touching Topper (SNEAK PEEK)
Honeymoons are supposed to be magical, not make you lose magical control. Alaska is not as cold as Glacier, but it's the closest Topper can get to giving her new alien husband the perfect wedding gift. A sled dog ride through the falling snow was supposed to be both romantic and fun. And it was until she started exploding snow. Something very strange is happening to her magic and Topper doesn't know what. It better not be the Fates again, or they'll be eating fast food for the rest of their unnaturally long lives because she won't be cooking for them. When an enemy from Stark's past hunts them down, she has no choice except to risk using her magic to save them both. Goddess help her. She can't lose the only male she's ever loved.
Kissing Kendra (SNEAK PEEK)
Wedding Blues. Satin Shoes. What’s A Stressed Out Maid Of Honor To Do? Kendra McLaren never got over him and never fell out of love, but she’s also never gotten what she wants from David Lynx. After eight years without David popping the big question, it's time to climb out of his bed, straighten her bra and panties, and get on with her life. Babies and family will have to wait until her heart heals, but there's no reason she can't at least buy a house. She needs to count her blessings instead bemoaning fate. When the wedding is over, she’s never going to have to see her best friend’s commitment-phobe of a brother ever again.
Heidi: Nano Wolves 3 (SNEAK PEEK)
Heidi was a lover, not a fighter, but that didn’t mean she couldn’t take care of herself. Heidi liked her new life as a Healer in the Gray Wolf Pack. She liked Ryan Calder too. But liking didn’t mean she wanted to be his mate. She was just finding her personal freedom—just finally doing what she felt she’d always been meant to do. Why did Ryan have to keep pressuring her? She’d badly wanted a break from him, but being kidnapped wasn’t what she had in mind. Help would be coming for her. Her Alpha and her Beta would not stop until she was free. Unfortunately, they might be too late to save her from being dissected. Scientist Diane Crane was determined to learn all her genetic secrets and make more nano wolves. Her pack sees her as a liability. Does she have what it takes to save herself?
Never Is A Very Long Time (FULL Book)
Cupid she’s not—but she’s pretty darn close. Nothing in the world feels better than finding her clients the perfect date. Of course finding one for herself might be nice, but creative bill paying is for college students—not for accomplished doctors in their forties. Satisfied customers keep the electricity on. Everything in Dr. Mariah Bates’ life was perfectly fine until the moment she quit her celebrity radio job to start a dating business. With her cop ex-husband doing everything he can to ruin her business, she’s at her wit's end. Throw in another cop who makes her believe in love at first sight—or at least lust—and life is a mess. Interesting, fun and tummy tingling, but a mess.
Timeless Topper (My Crazy Alien Romance #3)
Welcome to Magic, New Mexico—otherwise known as Crazytown. Snow zones and ice patches are popping up all over. It’s Topper’s job to fix this conundrum even though she’s four months pregnant, yet looks like she’s about to give birth any second. The cold patches aren’t melting like ice should in New Mexico heat. Add in fish shifter Alfred’s infatuation with a cat woman and there is double chaos… mainly due to the fact that cats tend to eat fish. When random aliens begin appearing too, it's all Topper can do not to turn the entire town into donkeys so she can give birth in peace. Something has to give. What’s a pregnant witch to do? Solve Magic's problems, that’s what. But it’s easier said than done.
Carved In Stone (FULL BOOK - Art Of Love Series, #1)
They say you marry a person and not a family, but tell that to a Larson bride. A year has passed since his ex-wife remarried. Now Will Larson's adult sons have decided he needs their help to start dating again. His growing desperation to date retiring high school art teacher, Jessica Daniels, makes Will think suffering their help might be worth it. The skilled sculptor carves masterpieces from stone but soon discovers that he has a lot left to learn about the art of love. Even though his sons tease him about not dating, and his ex-wife thinks he is still hung up on her, 53 yr old retired principal and stone sculptor, William Everett Larson, is glad he waited to date until he found 47 yr old high school art teacher, Jessica Daniels.
Dating A Saint, #3 Never Too Late Series (SNEAK PEEK)
Who's the sinner and who's the saint? After divorcing her cheating ex-husband years ago, 42 yr old Lauren McCarthy is upset to find herself attracted to a married man. Or at least, 42 yr old James Gallagher says he's married, even though Lauren has never seen a wife. Every time Jim puts his hands on her, she thinks if Jim would only trust her with his secrets, she might be willing to risk her saintly reputation to be in his arms.
Created In Fire, AOL #2 (SNEAK PEEK)
At 34, Michael Larson has made himself into a good man, even if he is still far from being a perfect one. He considers himself at least reformed of his previously bad dating habits. Unfortunately, Carrie Addison, the future mother of his child and the woman he loves madly, doesn’t agree with that assessment. The challenge he faces is how to keep Carrie in life until he finds a way to change her mind. Despite advice from his meddling family about hanging on to a woman looking to escape him, Michael pressures Carrie into a marriage of convenience. Her indecision about him and the baby is heart wrenching, but Michael won’t let even her doubts stop him. He can’t bear the thought of losing her now that he finally has her in his arms at last.
To Yaga Or Not To Yaga, #3 Baba Yaga Saga (SNEAK PEEK)
To Baba Yaga or not to Baba Yaga? That was the big question. Too bad no one knew the answer. Carol and Hildy were being tested, but evidently so was she. She was still the Jezibaba, yet all she could do was watch and worry while two people she deeply cared about went to meet their fate. What if that fate meant fighting demons? What would happen to all of them if the Chosen Ones failed? Morgana was threatening to make her immortal. That was definitely not a good sign. There was no time to learn meditation, but she still had to somehow find a place of calm. Until she officially retired the Jezibaba position, she couldn’t take on any additional challenges. Her current chaos was enough to send any stressed witch on a no holds barred zapping spree.
How To Date A Dragon, #2 Baba Yaga Saga (SNEAK PEEK)
There were rules for dating dragons. The most important of all? Don’t get burned. Instead of the Jezibaba, in the last eight years she’s become the Jeziblahblah. Dating her sexy academic dragon should have keep her mentally sharp, not caused her to drop all caution just because he looked good naked. She was getting soft. There was no doubt about it. When a young troublemaking dragon named Thane starts causing problems for Carol and HIldy, she’s the only one concerned. She wasn’t the mothering type—no argument—but she was still their protector. Her instincts were flashing warning signs about the young dragon and she was not going to ignore them no matter how innocent Damien believed he was.
Dating Dr. Notorious, #2 Never Too Late Series (SNEAK PEEK)
n Book 2 of this romantic comedy series, sex therapist, Dr. Regina Logan, finds she can fix everyone's love life but her own. Her dating life always goes public, and men flee before they get to her bed. Nice guy and widower, Ben Kaiser, is drawn to passionate Regina and determined to be the one man who toughs out the bad press. Unfortunately, being notorious comes with a high price. Regina's negative publicity threatens the livelihoods of the other people Ben most cares about.
Kingston 691, CMR #2 (SNEAK PEEK)
They took away his wife and his memories. He wants them back. Kingston West put his military service behind him much easier than most of the men he served with during the final war. As far as he was concerned, the cyborg who was Kingston 691 no longer existed. And the Cyber Husband program? He viewed it like he viewed having been a prisoner of war. Both were just service related memories he didn’t plan on recalling. The future was all he needed. At least he felt that way until he discovered one wife’s file had been totally erased from his Cyber Husband records. Only her name remained in data storage, though her family swore they’d had a loving relationship. To put the past completely behind him, King has to first find the now missing Seetha Harrington.
Tangling With Topper (SNEAK PEEK)
What's a witch to do? She has no power to fight the sexy alien and can’t fight his power over her. Topper didn’t always like being responsible, but as the head witch in the town of Magic, she has to do the right thing. That means no more chasing adventure fantasies for a while. It means no out of country safaris or whitewater river rafting until Magic's latest witchery fiasco is over. Nothing on either planet explains why the allegedly mature Glacieran male steps from the portal completely naked. Topper doesn't care how handsome Stark is or how impressive a man package he’s sporting. On top of not caring one whit that he’s embarrassed her and all the witches gathered to help, Stark is the most arrogant being she has ever met.
Dating A Pro, #7 Never Too Late Series (SNEAK PEEK)
Harrison was caught in the Graham curse, only with the wrong woman. At 33, Harrison Graham knew he lucky. The money he made allowed him to date debutants and to sleep with divorced women who knew the score. Did he want to find real love one day? Sure, he wanted a wife. Eventually. He’d give in then to the Graham curse of fidelity to that one woman his grandfather had warned him about. Until the right woman came along, the Honorable Doris Isette Pearson looked like a perfect distraction. She had handled her own divorce and was now on the dating market. Among the members of the Falls Church Country Club, Doris was nearly as infamous as him.
Eric 754, CMR #4 (SNEAK PEEK)
He often forgets he's a cyborg. All she sees in the mirror is a killing machine. Marine Lance Corporal Eric Anderson tended to forget he was cyborg. Hell--most of the time he didn't give being mostly a military machine any thought. He'd always lived by his human gut, not his logic chip, so thinking out of the cybernetic box was just how he worked. Then he met her-Evelyn 489-a female cyborg so erratically dangerous she has to be kept locked away. Angry, violent, and full of deadly intentions, she epitomizes every fear about cyber scientists that ever kept him awake at night. Until he gave into his urge to be her hero, the woman didn't know she used to be Army Captain Lucille Evelyn Pennington
Marcus 582, CMR #3 (SNEAK PEEK)
Love is not logical. Neither is leaving her alone. Restored Cyber Soldier, Marcus 582, knows the chances of dating reluctant cyborg, Rachel 235, are slim. His cyborg mind can’t calculate the odds of her loving him back with any accuracy. His human side certainly feel Rachel's resistance to his every romantic overture. Yet no data he collects changes the fact that he’s compelled to care for and protect her. Marcus understands why Rachel doesn’t want to be a cyborg. After all, her conversion wasn’t voluntary like his. But she wants a life without any cyborgs in it, including herself. Too bad though, he can’t give it to her. He’s already lost all he can stand to lose in his life. He refuses to lose Rachel too.
Mistletoe Madness (SNEAK PEEK)
She wanted a dancing naked Santa. What she got was her best friend falling in love with her. Radio talk show host, Eve Kingston, would have said her neighbor down the street was one of her best friends in the world. After a simple kiss under the mistletoe, Sam now says he wants to sleep with her. Eve thinks maybe she wants to see Sam dancing naked in a Santa hat. Madness has obviously taken over both of them. Will either of them get their crazy wish for Christmas?
A Secret DARE (SNEAK PEEK)
Their love was no secret, but did he dare tell her the rest of the truth? Aurora Snow has a secret—one she inherited from her dying mother. Now she has to decide what to do about it, which is especially hard when she doesn’t believe it can be true. For over forty years, she’s never cared about what her mother was hiding about the past. Why should learning about her father change anything now? Jeremiah Cranston has secrets. The biggest is that he’s fallen crazily in love with the target of his investigation. His boss is already upset that he’s sleeping with her. Jeremiah’s more upset that he’s having to lie to Aurora about his purpose in her life. Finding out she’s a Dare would be the worst thing possible for both of them, even if it is his job to do just that.