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I write contemporary and historical sweet romance, as well as some darker thriller and horror suspense pieces. I like to focus on people, experiences, and how two hearts meeting can change people entirely.

My first three short stories are available in Eighth Ripple Press anthologies (the last of the three will be available in October 2017), and I’m currently working on two full-length novels that I hope will see the light of day in 2018.

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Book Reviews: Mechanicsville (YA) by Laurie Stewart
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Winterlude 2017
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December Wishes Book Launch

Book Reviews: Mechanicsville (YA) by Laurie Stewart

Fair warning, I don’t normally pick up YA, or books this dark and gritty. However, I was familiar with Laurie Stewart’s work, and having enjoyed her magical way of spinning a tale in the past I decided to take her up on the offer for review copies of her Mechanicsville series. In the synopsis for[…]

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Winterlude 2017

Winter is always a challenge for me. The cold weather depletes my energy and motivation. It’s different than in November and December, when you get to look forward to all the cozy holidays. January and February just feel like an endurance test. What’s more, there have been many Februarys for me that have presented the[…]

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December Wishes Book Launch

Today marks the launch of our second short-story collection, December Wishes! I’ve always loved Christmas stories. The books, the kids’ specials, and all of the cheesy Hallmark Channel movies are a big part of my enjoyment of December. There’s something so nice about suspending all of our worries and letting ourselves focus on the magic[…]

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