Who doesn’t love free books?

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I love free books! And it’s not just because I can read more for less, but because it’s a great way to find some new authors. Many of the authors on my “always buy” list, I found because I gave them a try with a free book!

Sixteen contemporary romance and romantic suspense authors have teamed up to offer you free books! Click the link to check them all out – but don’t wait long, the giveaway ends March 30th!!

Jump Into Love Romance Giveaway

Make sure you check out Last Call as part of this giveaway. If you haven’t had a chance to read it yet, now’s the time because One Last Risk releases is less than a month. Click over to my website to read an exclusive excerpt from One Last Risk and pre-order your copy.

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Happy Reading!!

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Last Call available on all sites!

okmhypgmAfter a lot of wrangling with various ebook retail sites, Last Call is finally available everywhere for just 99¢.

Kindle | Nook | Kobo | iBooks | Google Play

BUT … Why would you pay 99¢ when you can get it for absolutely FREE!! Just by signing up for my mailing list, you can get your copy of Last Call FREE! And by being a member of my mailing list, you’ll be the first to hear when I have a new release, or a special I think you’d like.

So, click here to sign up for my newsletter and get your free copy of Last Call!

Blurb:

He’s hiding inner demons that drove him away from town. She’s sworn off bad boys. Their passion erupts while trapped in a snow storm, but will she ever see him again?

Dr. John “Butch” Daniels climbed on his bike and sped out of Oak Grove several months ago with demons on his tail. He’s ready to come home and pick back up where his life left off, but have the demons left him behind? A blizzard has him stuck in what used to be his favorite motorcycle club, and the sweet and spunky bartender is getting under his leather-clad skin.

Carla Daniels is a loner, not able to hold on to the ones she loves. She’s sworn off bad-boys after a recent ex dumped her in Oak Grove. The owner of motorcycle club turned bar and grill offers her a lifeline in the form of a job and place to live. Her life is turning around. But there’s something about the bearded stranger who turns up late one night while a snowstorm rages outside.

When passion flares, the two are forced to confront their darkest fears: Does Carla dare to trust a reckless biker with her heart? Can Butch risk caring for someone when life has no guarantees? This might be their Last Call for love.

What’s on my Kindle – Dec 1

33020811I’m excited to share a new release by a debut author today. Prairie Heat is the first book in Cowboys of the Flint Hills series, written by Tessa Layne. I just finished the first chapter and I just have to say its a very sexy, sultry introduction to what I know will be a great book.

Blurb:

Will an Alpha cowboy find true love on the range in this sexy, small town western?

A captivating contemporary western romance series that will appeal to fans of Vivian Arend’s Six Pack Ranch, Cora Seton’s Chance Creek, and Maisey Yates’ Copper Ridge.

The Rancher’s Son
Cowboy Blake Sinclaire is determined not to repeat the sins of his father. That means choosing to love no one and save the settling down for his younger brothers. But one woman has thrown a wrench in those plans – Maddie Hansen, the sexy scientist who also happens to be the daughter of his family’s greatest enemy.

The Woman He Shouldn’t Want
Physicist Maddie Hansen vows she’ll never come back to the small town where she grew up – Prairie, Kansas. She’d rather stay in a dead-end job than stay trapped in a loveless marriage as a rancher’s wife. But she can’t stay away from Blake, especially after he saved her father’s life.

Will their love take them supernova, or collapse into a black hole?
Maddie’s father owns land that used to belong to the Sinclaires, and Blake will do anything to get it back – including talking Maddie into a fake engagement. But Blake’s got secrets. Big secrets. And when they come to light, will their love withstand the shockwaves?

Pick up your copy of Prairie Heat!

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It’s LIVE! My debut novella

dreams-come-true-3d Dreams Come True in Laguna is live! My debut novella is a Kindle Worlds novella written in Kaira Rouda’s Laguna Beach Kindle World

I’d like to introduce you to Jake and Erin!!

Jake Cooper has built homes for families in Laguna Beach for years, watching others make their dreams come true. Now it’s his turn to settle down, or so he thought. When his long-time girlfriend breaks up with him, he’s left with the perfect family home, just without the family.

Erin Johnson grew up with very few possessions, the glamorous lives of her high school classmates out of reach. Right as she prepared to start her life, a family tragedy forces her to derail her plans. Ten years later, with her college diploma in hand, Erin’s ready for adventure and freedom from responsibility.

When she meets Jake, she questions everything she thought she wanted.

Is it possible to build new dreams when the right person comes along?

Dreams Come True in Laguna is available exclusively on Amazon. Only $1.99! Click this link to purchase your copy! –> http://smarturl.it/DreamsComeTrue_LBKW

 

What’s on my Kindle

I read a lot. I find it helps me get my creative juices flowing. If I have trouble finding words, I’ll read someone else’s until I can find my own.

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chriskeniston-brooks-800_3_origRight now I’m reading Brooks (Farraday Country Book 2). This book by Chris Keniston is, as the name implies, the second book in the series. The author took an inventive release approach – she released the first three books in the series on the SAME day.

And then she set the first book – Adam – free.

 

Of course, I one clicked the first book. And I read it.

And at the end of the first book, she teased the second one. And guess what I did, I one clicked book 2.

The entire series is a play on Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, but with an American Western twist. The Farraday family lives in a small town in west Texas where trouble seems to find them, even when they aren’t looking. The men in this series are swoon worthy and make your heart go pitter-pat. Adam is a veterinarian and Brooks is a doctor. There are ranchers and sheriffs and soldiers… all swoon-worth heroes.

But enough about that for now. Because while I’m typing this, Brooks is waiting impatiently for me to return to his story. So that’s what I’m going to do.

But check out Adam – it’s FREE right now, so there’s zero risk. But if you enjoy the romance, the gentlemen heroes who know how to treat their women with a touch of intrigue, I bet you’ll find yourself one-clicking the next book in the series like I did.

Long overdue update

I apologize to the *two* readers who probably read this blog for not updating in a timely fashion. Summer has been filled with driving kids to activities and heads-down writing. The kids head back to school next week and for the first time in 12 years, I’ll have alone time in the house with the remaining two kids that are at home both in public school.

Fool For Love Winner LogoOne Last Risk received some good news in June and again in July.

On June 11, I attended an awards luncheon with the Virginia Romance Writers where One Last Risk won 1st place in the Short Contemporary category!!

 

 

 

Finalist CST unpubIn July, One Last Risk was announced as a finalist in the Contemporary Single Title category of the Unpublished Maggies contest hosted by the Georgia Romance Writers chapter. I’m excited its being so well-received and even more excited because I will be attending the Moonlight and Magnolias conference at the end of September where the winners will be announced.

 

 

I have been heads down working on One Last Dance, book 2 in the Oak Grove series, while I submit One Last Risk to some publishers for consideration. I will make a decision in the 4th quarter whether I decide to continue looking for a publisher or choose to self-publish the book myself. Stay tuned here!

Finalist! Fool for Love contest!

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I’m so excited to announce that One Last Risk has been selected as a finalist in the Fool for Love contest, hosted by the Virginia Romance Writers chapter of RWA. As my first book, I’m thrilled that the judges enjoyed what they read, and the feedback was constructive and helpful. I’m also thankful to all of the authors that read pieces or all of my book and gave me fantastic feedback.

Good luck to all the finalists during the final judging!