A Laird for Christmas Release Day

A Laird for Christmas is loosely based on the hit TV series The Bachelorette. Though I must admit that I have never watched an episode of The Bachelor or The Bachelorette, I found the high concept of the show fascinating. I started thinking about women over the ages and how they approached finding that special… Continue Reading

National Tartan Day

Did you know that Saturday is National Tartan Day?  So what is Tartan Day, you ask?  It’s a day that commemorates the signing of the Scottish Declaration of Independence—a day when Scotland finally won their independence from England after centuries of war. National Tartan Day has been celebrated in Canada for many years, and in… Continue Reading

Daughters of the Forgotten Realms are coming!

I’m very excited to share the newest cover for the Daughters of the Forgotten Realms series. The three-book series begins with Passion’s Storm. Here’s a short blurb of what’s to come: Ianthe of Lyonesse is a sorceress whose magic cannot save her people. Alexander Warenne is a warrior who’s never known defeat yet is now a captive in… Continue Reading

Summertime Contest Winners!

The winners of the “Summertime Contest” are Kathy Rybolt and Kimberly Coover! Kathy and Kimberly I’ll get your prizes off to you as soon as I get your contact information. Thank you to all of you who left comments. I really appreciate you sharing your thoughts and ideas with us all. Please come back and… Continue Reading

Summertime is Contest Time!

Summertime’s long days seem to be the perfect time for reading! To celebrate summer, a new release, and reading fun, I’m giving away two signed copies of BORDER LORD’S BRIDE along with a variety of other fun promotional items and a $10 Starbucks card to two lucky winners. Simply leave a comment on the blog… Continue Reading


I’ve been thinking a lot this week about belief—it has always played a huge role in my life. As a child I believed in Santa. I used to go downtown Seattle during the holidays and stand in a three-hour line at Westlake Center in order to have two minutes on the big man’s lap. Then… Continue Reading

Romance Extravaganza

Come join me in celebrating Cinco de Mayo with some of the brightest stars and most popular authors of romance and women’s fiction books at the King County Library System’s Romance Extravaganza. It’s sure to be a fun and informative event for readers and authors! The event times are as follows:     11am–Noon Romance… Continue Reading

The Gratitude Project

I’m Trying a New New Year’s Goal for 2012 This year for the New Year I thought I’d do something a little different rather than the traditional goal-setting. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a huge believer is setting goals. Only by writing things down do we truly make them actionable. I have lots of goals… Continue Reading