Studying Reality TV – or, Would You Like a rose with that?

Snippet of conversation between me and Miss 16 the other day. Scene setting: Miss 16 walks in the door after a day at school and immediately comes and gives me a hug. Me: What’s wrong?! Miss 16: I had a horrible, horrible day. Me: What happened?! *thinking Mama Bear (which Miss 16 cutely calls me)

Time to Celebrate My Boxed Set Sale! (With A Giveaway!)

That’s right! The Due South Boxed Set, containing the first 5 Due South Books is on sale for $0.99 this week only!  Normal Retail Price: $7.99   Why such a HUGE discount? Other than I want every romance lover to read the Due South series… Okay, yeah, there is a reason. I was going to

#ThrowbackThursday A little excerpt from Ready To Burn

 Now on sale until October 2nd for $0.99! Normal retail price $7.99     A little Teaser from Book #3 READY TO BURN   One second Del stood beside her all moody and mysterious, and the next, his hands gripped the railing on either side of her hips. He moved fast–fast enough that she made

Playing For Fun Release Day & Giveaway

Kia ora, hello! I admit that on occasion one of my guilty pleasures is watching a season of The Bachelor (or Bachelorette!). While some episodes it’s more for the trainwreck-giggle-cringe factor, the idea of a single person being confronted with so many choices of potential mate, all with completely different personalities, sparked a few fun ideas. How

Christmas With You excerpt & Giveaway

  She’s a Holiday Grinch…Carly Gatlin doesn’t want to spend another Christmas alone. With her beloved father gone, she’s desperate to be part of a family-so she’s spending the holidays with her step-brothers on Stewart Island. But even with sand, sun, and not a snowflake in sight, everything reminds her of what she’s lost. So

A Trip to Jurassic Island. Okay – Kapiti Island, New Zealand.

    As an author of five (nearly 6) books about couples who fall in love on an island at the bottom of New Zealand, it may surprise you to know I’ve mixed feelings about islands. It’s weighted more toward love (hence, 6 books with more on the way!) but the not-so-keen part is there.

Never Judge a Book by its Cover…Yeah, Right.

Everybody secretly loves a makeover, right? There’s nothing quite like seeing an ugly duckling transform into a swan. Actually, this isn’t a great analogy, as my first Due South covers were gorgeous, but they weren’t quite right for the new, updated look of my Far North series. So, since we all know that we DO judge