The Festival

The Festival

(Note: this is a bonus scene for Pirate Festival. While it is included in the newly releasing Swag Stories boxed set compiling all of the current Swag Stories into one volume, I am also making it available here for free so readers who already own them individually do...
Libraries, e-access, and ebooks

Libraries, e-access, and ebooks

Hi everyone! I know things are scary right now, and many people may be losing jobs, temporarily without pay, or just struggling with boredom in quarantine. There have been a lot of discussions in author circles lately about free books, both marking them down to free...
Super secret snippet – Briar’s End

Super secret snippet – Briar’s End

This is from a project I am co-writing with my husband. A fantasy romance loosely based on Sleeping Beauty. At the moment, we have a trilogy planned. I wasn’t planning on sharing anything about it until closer to launch time, but given recent events, people can...
The Romance of it All

The Romance of it All

It’s been quiet around here lately, and there’s a reason for that. My daughter got married this past weekend, and as things led up to the wedding, life got crazy busy, and very focused. The wedding was beautiful, and the bride and groom were absolutely...
Hunting Ground – Chapter 2

Hunting Ground – Chapter 2

For once, Jaxon actually listened to her. She couldn’t feel him shadowing her anymore. And this time Atrea didn’t feel any weird twinge about the lack.  Thank the Mother.  She needed a drink. It wasn’t too early for that, right? This was a pirate ship, after...
A new decade

A new decade

A lot of people are doing end-of-decade recaps. The 10’s were pretty big for me. I finished my degrees, changed jobs multiple times until landing on my current job, which I love, and started my career as an author. We lost our old dog, Zoey, the best dog to ever...
Hunting Ground – Chapter One

Hunting Ground – Chapter One

The disrupter lay on the counter, the weapon’s matte finish dull beneath the lights. It was new. None of the intricate grip pattern had been worn away by the friction of hands holding it. The barrel was smooth, no nicks or scratches to the finish.  It was as...
Hot Buttered Rum

Hot Buttered Rum

Release day is tomorrow and I’m a ball of anxiety! So, tomorrow I’ll post all of the things, links, etc. Tonight, I’m sharing a family recipe for the holidays. I haven’t made it in years until tonight, but here is the Hot Buttered Rum recipe my...
Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

What are your favorite holiday foods? I love it all, but I always end up making homemade cranberry sauce, because for some reason no one else seems to care, but how can you not when it is SO GOOD on those leftover turkey-roll-sandwiches?! I also often make homemade...