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Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving to all my US visitors!

I am grateful for many things this year – the hubby, my family and dear friends. I am especially grateful to my readers. I know that you have have a lot of reading choices and whenever you decide to spend time and money on one of my books, please know I am thankful.

I hope everyone has a safe and happy Thanksgiving and holiday shopping weekend.

Stranded Excerpt

How about a short snippet from STRANDED while everyone rushes off for Thanksgiving fun (and starts cooking)…


“You’re begging for me to go after you. You want me to launch the first strike.”

Brax stood up, meeting Cabe face-to-face. “You want to fight and take your revenge. I get it.”

“I liked you better when you were dead.”

The verbal blow bounced off Brax. He’d suffered so much worse. Growing up gay in a community that rejected him, fighting off a long line of attackers over the years . . . watching the blood slowly seep out of Cabe as his dark eyes closed. Yeah, words didn’t bother him. Cabe’s indifference did, so Brax welcomed a fight. Any sign of life or interest would be good.

You can buy it at:
Riptide Publishing


Today is the official release day for STRANDED – wahoo! Stranded is a holiday novella. It’s also part of an anthology – LOVE FOR THE HOLIDAYS – and a portion of the proceeds goes to charity (more on that below).

STRANDED is a gay romance about two former assassins with a rough personal history. It’s not a romantic suspense. It’s really a “what happens after someone like Jason Bourne is done being Jason Bourne and tries to put his life back together again” type of story. It’s sexy and angsty. Did I mention one of the heroes tried to kill the other? Yeah, dating is hard.


Cabe got out of the gun-for-hire business the hard way—by nearly dying. Except then his former boss calls in one last favor for one final job. The mission should be simple: get a message to a retired operative in Alaska. But it puts Cabe face-to-face with the one man he doesn’t want to see and can never forget. Not after all the secrets and lies. Not after Brax almost killed him.

Brax Hughes lived hard and retired young to a cabin in the middle of nowhere. Well, that was the plan, but before he can hang up his sniper rifle, he has one last mission: win back Kyle Cabe. Brax wants another chance, wants to come clean, but after months of lying to Cabe, he knows he could face a bullet—or worse—when they meet again. And they will meet. Brax made sure of that.

With a storm moving in and someone lurking outside the cabin, time is running out. Brax needs to talk fast and keep his weapons ready. And his best weapon is the truth.


Twenty percent of the proceeds from this title will be donated to the Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) National Help Center.

Founded in 1996, the GLBT National Help Center is a non-profit organization that provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity. Utilizing a diverse group of GLBT volunteers, they operate two national hotlines, the GLBT National Hotline and the GLBT National Youth Talkline, as well as private, volunteer one-to-one online chat, that help both youth and adults with coming-out issues, safer-sex information, school bullying, family concerns, relationship problems and a lot more.

To learn more about this charity or to donate directly, please visit their website: glbthotline.org

You can buy it at:
Riptide Publishing

Charity Novella

I have a release next week! This is my final release of the year – wahoo! It’s a GLBT romance, and by that I mean it’s a romance between two men. If you read my erotic romance series – the one including MERCY, ONLY, TAKEN and MINE – you’ve read gay romance from me before.


The upcoming release, STRANDED, is a standalone romance with characters you’ve never met before. They are lethal, alpha former assassins. They have a relationship history that did not end well. Okay, one tried to kill the other…these things happen. STRANDED is not a romantic suspense. It’s more of a “what happens after the high-tension suspense ends and these people need to put their lives back together” thing. It’s sexy and a bit angsty. You can buy it alone or as part of the Love For The Holidays anthology. Either way, a portion of the proceeds goes to the GLBT National Help Center. I hope you’ll give it a try.

Happy Friday!

It’s Friday!! This weekend’s fun consists of a 90 minute Zumba class, closet cleaning, some outside time, hanging with the hubby and seeing the movie Spotlight. In there somewhere I also need to edit one book and write another. Notice how I left those two writing-realted things for last on my list? Yeah, the plan is to have a bit of much needed down time over the next few days. I hope everyone has a good weekend!



Now is the perfect time to check out my Bad Boys Undercover series because FACING FIRE is on sale!!!! Alpha dudes! International crime fighting! Strong women! Sexy times! How can you resist??




Thank you to Alicia Notarianni of Herald Mail Media for this lovely article about my transition from student to lawyer to writer: GO HERE

Also, for those in the DC/VA/MD/PA area, don’t forget that I’ll be signing with Nora Roberts and a bunch of other great authors at Turn The Page Bookstore in Boonsboro, MD, starting at noon. There’s more information about the event at the end of the article.

Line Of Fire!

It’s release day!!! You met Molly and Jason in CHAIN OF COMMAND. They had a history and issues and an attraction…and a big secret between them. In LINE OF FIRE they get their own story. He’s a retired marine who is haunted by the past. She’s his best friend’s baby sister, and no pushover. If that sounds good, LINE OF FIRE is for you!


With his military career over and his ego bruised, Jason McAdams is ready to start over. As a founding partner in Greenway Range, his new life is everything he’d ever dared to dream about, but it also puts him in constant contact with the one woman he can’t have: his best friend’s little sister.

Molly Cain has loved Jason for as long as she can remember, and seeing him now—damaged and self-destructive—is a constant heartache. Watching him numbly work his way through woman after woman is damn near intolerable. Until one summer night changes everything.

After a rocky start, the sex is hot and naughty and all Molly knew it would be. And when he makes another pass at her, Molly doesn’t say no. Or the many times after that, either. But Jason carries a secret—one that’s kept him away from Molly for all these years, one that could ruin everything. He’s been shot at and seen death, but letting the woman he loves find out the truth is the real worst-case scenario…

This one is ebook only for now. You can find it wherever you buy your ebooks, including Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, iBooks, and the Carina Press​ website.

Blog Visiting

I’m over at Get Lost In A Story talking about some of my fall releases, answer some questions and holding a giveaway. Stop by!

Next Up!

I have a few releases this fall. For those who prefer their romance without any suspense next week’s release – LINE OF FIRE – might be for you! The hero is retired marine special ops and in the middle of opening a gun range with his best friend and trying not to get involved with his best friend’s baby sister. You can imagine how that turns out…

Molly and Jason have a difficult history. There is a huge secret that haunts their relationship…and only one of them realizes it. The book is angsty and sexy, and if you liked CHAIN OF COMMAND, you already know Molly and Jason and have seen the fractured state of their relationship. This is their romance.