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Playing Dirty

It looks like there’s some info about my upcoming romantic suspense series up on Amazon (and “buy” links are up on B&N). The introductory novella is called RUNNING HOT. That comes out in December. The first single title, PLAYING DIRTY, comes out in February, which really means late January on the publishing calendar. Here’s the back cover copy and cover (yay!) for PLAYING DIRTY:

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As an elite Alliance agent—the joint undercover operation of MI6, the British Secret Intelligence Service, and the CIA—Ford Decker lives for the adrenaline. But when he befriends sexy property manager Shay Alexander in hopes of finding her cousin, a known national security threat, Ford crosses the line, getting to know her better . . . in bed.

After being burned by her last relationship, Shay wants to take things slow. Yet she can’t keep her hands off the drop-dead gorgeous hottie who’s moved into her apartment building. So when Ford’s identity as an undercover agent is exposed, his betrayal cuts deep. Shay never wants to see him again, but Ford can’t let her go, not when her life is still in danger. He will sacrifice everything to protect her, then be prepared to walk away from the only woman he’s ever loved, even if it breaks him.

You can check out PLAYING DIRTY on Amazon and B&N.

Writing Process

People ask about my writing process all the time – how do i write a book, where do ideas come from, etc. I saw this video from Oscar winning screenwriter Dustin Lance Black about his process. It’s pretty interesting, so I’m sharing!

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=vrvawtrRxsw

Contest!

This weekend I’m running a contest on my FB page and giving away the first two books in the Hanover Brothers series. If you like romance and secrets and a bit of a family drama, this might be the series for you. Check it out on my FB Page.

In case you want to take a look at the books in the series, here are some links for you:

NO TURNING BACK
A SIMPLE TWIST OF FATE
LONG WAY HOME
TOO FAR GONE

A Little Repacking

I have a book due July 1st, so the next two weeks will be a race to the finish. I’ll be doing some giveaways on twitter and my FB Page. Until that starts I thought I’d show off the cover for ONE NIGHT IN VEGAS. This is a re-packaging of one of my early books, VIVIA LAS BAD BOYS!, an anthology of three related novellas. I got the rights back and I’ll be listing it for sale soon. The original price through Kensington Publishing was something like $14.00. Through the wonders of self-publishing I’ll be able to sell it for much less, more like $3.99. So, stay tuned.

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Callen!

Many of you have been asking for Callen’s story in the Hanover Brothers series. The good news is that the book will be out in August. Since the cover blurb just went up on online bookstores, I thought I’d post it here to make sure you all got to see it.

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The Hanover brothers are trying to live down the con-man reputation of their late father. But they can’t blame their father for all their problems in life—or in love…

Callen Hanover has led a tough life. But after years of roaming, he’s finally settled back home in Sweetwater to reunite with his brothers, and rebuild Shadow Hill, his grandmother’s crumbling home. The last person he expected to see at his door was Grace Pruitt—ex-girlfriend and partner to the FBI agent who’s determined to put Callen away.

Grace Pruitt is in town to save the two men she cares about the most—her former partner who seems to be on a downward spiral, and Callen, the man who ran before she could explain who she really was…or tell him some shocking news. Can the secrets of the Hanover family’s past be just the thing to save them all? Or is it already too late?

If you’re interested, you can pre-order at numerous places, including Amazon and B&N.

Digital Is Out!

The print copy of TRACELESS released a week ago. Now the digital version is out!! In the mood for a romantic suspense centered around a marriage in trouble, complete with bad guys, the alpha Corcoran Team and a Southern Utah setting? Of course you are.

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You can check it out here:

Amazon
B&N
Kobo
iTunes
Harlequin

Release Day

My latest from Harlequin Intrigue – the third of three in a row – is out in print (digital comes out 6/1)!! TRACELESS is a Corcoran Team book. This one takes place in Southern Utah. Alpha dudes! Red rocks! Marriage in jeopardy! I think you get the picture…

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An undercover agent will travel to the unforgiving Utah desert to rescue his wife in HelenKay Dimon’s latest Corcoran Team novel.

Connor Bowen hasn’t seen his wife since she left him seven months ago claiming he was more married to his job than he was to her. Now his past has plunged Jana into mortal danger. This time the former Black Ops agent won’t let anything come between him and the woman he’d lay down his life to protect.

Jana moved across the country to start over far from Connor. But after she’s brutally abducted, she has to once again rely on the Corcoran Team leader for survival. Seeing Connor again reawakens old feelings, and she considers taking him back—but will she even get the chance?

For those who have been wondering about Connor Bowen and his estranged wife, all will be explained! For those who haven’t read the series, do not worry. The book stands alone. You don’t need to read the others first…but please feel free to buy them all.

You can look for it in print at Walmart, Target, your local bookstores and grocery stores and online here:

Amazon
Barnes & Noble
Harlequin website

Memorial Day

Thank you to all who serve and to the families who support them.

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In honor of the holiday, I’m giving away books on my Facebook page. You can check it out HERE.

What I’m Ordering

I’m a big fan of books with secrets. I’m also a big fan of author Heather Gudenkauf. She has a book coming out called LITTLE MERCIES and I just pre-ordered it. Check it out:

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Veteran social worker Ellen Moore has seen the worst side of humanity—the vilest acts one person can commit against another. She is a fiercely dedicated children’s advocate and a devoted mother and wife. But one blistering summer day, a simple moment of distraction will have repercussions that Ellen could never have imagined, threatening to shatter everything she holds dear, and trapping her between the gears of the system she works for.

Meanwhile, ten-year-old Jenny Briard has been living with her well-meaning but irresponsible father since her mother left them, sleeping on friends’ couches and moving in and out of cheap motels. When Jenny suddenly finds herself on her own, she is forced to survive with nothing but a few dollars and her street smarts. The last thing she wants is a social worker, but when Ellen’s and Jenny’s lives collide, little do they know just how much they can help one another.

A powerful and emotionally charged tale about motherhood and justice, Little Mercies is a searing portrait of the tenuous grasp we have on the things we love the most, and of the ties that unexpectedly bring us together.
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This is NOT a romance but if you’re interested you can check out reviews and such HERE.

CONTEST!

I’m giving away two print copies of MERCY on my Facebook page right now. Go over HERE and check it out for a chance to win. I also posted an inspiration photo there for the book today, so I thought I’d share it here, too.

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You’re welcome.

Later this week…some behind-the-scenes info on MERCY and a look at my newest from Harlequin Intrigue, TRACELESS, which is now out in print and will be out in digital in a few weeks. Stay tuned.