A Weekend with Warren

I’m pleased to announce that my next book, A Weekend with Warren, will come out on December 3. Yay! This will be book three of my sweet, romantic comedy Love and Work series and will feature Bridget, an ex-beauty queen, and Warren, a.k.a. “The Top Dog of Sales.” Bridget and Warren work together at anContinue reading “A Weekend with Warren”

Eek! CA Ants, Spiders, and Fires

Last fall, hubby and I moved to California. Though it’s one of the best decisions I’ve ever made, change is still change. And we have to get used to everything that comes with our new surroundings. Including ants… Spiders… And fires. Eek! Apparently, ants like the end-of-summer climate around here. It’s hot. It’s dry. AndContinue reading “Eek! CA Ants, Spiders, and Fires”

Summer is passing so fast…

What’s happening to our summer? It’s going by so fast. It’s already late-August. Sheesh. I’m clearly not keeping up. But time has been weird during the pandemic, hasn’t it? The days can be slow yet fast. They go by in a blur or hover like a cloudy haze. Bizarre, indeed. I hope that you andContinue reading “Summer is passing so fast…”

My Achy Breaky Heart

My heart is breaking. A common feeling for many, I think. First, the pandemic hit the news. Coronavirus ravaged China. Then, Italy. I remembered the trip I took to the north several years ago to Lake Como and Milan. I recalled the breathtaking view from a scenic lookout at the top of the Duomo, andContinue reading “My Achy Breaky Heart”

Writing a Book about Natural Hair

My friends and family know that there are two topics that I love to discuss: writing and hair. So it makes sense that I write a book about hair. That way, I get to incorporate my two favorite activities into one experience. The result for me? A glitter bomb mind explosion. The result for readers?Continue reading “Writing a Book about Natural Hair”

Fun, LOL Quarantine Escape Reads

Am I the only one who’s reading funny, feel-good books to boost your mood during these crazy times? If I’m not alone, please share your favorite LOL escape reads down in the comments below. Here are a few books that I’ve been enjoying. The Overdue Life of Amy Byler This book hit the presses inContinue reading “Fun, LOL Quarantine Escape Reads”

Book Titles, House-Buying, and Pizza

Last month, I started working on my third book in the Love and Work series. The writing is coming along, but it’s been slower than I’d like. For good reason, though… We’re buying a house. Yay! The search took about four months, and we visited about sixty houses. After a certain amount of time, theContinue reading “Book Titles, House-Buying, and Pizza”

Writing, Moving, and House-Hunting

I’ve been a busy little beaver! In December, I published my holiday romance novel, Santa Bring Me a Ryan. And now I’m working on the outline for my next book. A Weekend With Warren will be book three of the Love and Work series. Updates and a book cover image are coming next month. Meanwhile,Continue reading “Writing, Moving, and House-Hunting”

Ryan Gosling for Christmas?

In my new whimsical holiday romance novel, Santa Bring Me a Ryan, Jules Carmichael asks Santa to bring her a Ryan for Christmas, as in Ryan Gosling or Ryan Reynolds. She’s single and has been unlucky in love, especially during the holidays. Jules realizes that Ryan Gosling and Ryan Reynolds are a little bit busy.Continue reading “Ryan Gosling for Christmas?”

Santa Bring Me a Ryan, Available Now

Santa Bring Me a Ryan is available now, and I’m so excited to introduce Jules Carmichael to you. She’s likable, relatable, and not about to let any Scrooge behavior come between her and her Christmas wish. Described as a “whimsical holiday romp,” Santa Bring Me a Ryan is a fun escape for the hectic holidayContinue reading “Santa Bring Me a Ryan, Available Now”