Novels

CONTEMPORARY ROMANCE

The Checkerberry Inn Series

HER UNEXPECTED DETOUR – a Checkerberry Inn Novel (released September 14th, 2015 from Entangled Publishing’s Bliss imprint) is the first in this new, sweet contemporary romance series set a few hours north of Fort Wayne in Mount Pleasant, Michigan.

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Sometimes it’s not the destination, but the detour…

Kayla has the perfect strategy for a broken heart: work, work, and more work. Then a storm sends her car skidding off the road, stranding her in Mount Pleasant. Fortunately, rescue comes in the form of the incredibly handsome but gruff Brent Masterson. And he’s hot enough to tempt Kayla into doing something she never thought she could do…

Brent Masterson swore he would never give into the fierce attraction that’s been sizzling between him and Kayla since they first met. He has his own demons, and he won’t risk his heart again. Not even for someone as gorgeous and amazing as Kayla. So…how exactly did he end up in Kayla’s bed last night?

But sometimes all it takes is an ice storm to show two broken hearts the way home…

Flirting With Fire

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HER UNEXPECTED ENGAGEMENT – a Checkerberry Inn novel (releasing October 3, 2016 from Entangled Publishing’s Bliss imprint) is the second book in this sweet contemporary romance series set a few hours north of Fort Wayne in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. 

Sometimes you’ve got to fake it ‘til you make it…

Stephanie Fitzpatrick wanted out of the spotlight after her pro-golfer husband was caught on camera cheating. But when she returns to Michigan for a job interview and some much-needed R&R, a fib told by her well-meaning sister has her looking for a temporary fiancé, or she can kiss her new start good-bye. Desperate to hide the truth, she goes to the one man who can help—her former best friend.

Miles Masterson is relieved to see the Checkerberry Inn beginning to thrive once more. Not only does it ease his mind about his grandmother’s financial future, but also about his decision to finally escape town. But then one all grown up and sexy as hell friend from the past shows up needing rescue. Now the temptation to change the “temporary” arrangement into something more is making it harder to think about leaving.

Flirting With Fire

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(Title TBA, tentatively slated as HER UNEXPECTED HELP – a Checkerberry Inn novel) (releasing spring 2017 from Entangled Publishing’s Bliss imprint) is the third book in this sweet contemporary romance series set a few hours north of Fort Wayne in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Maddie might just receive more help than she bargained for…

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FANTASY ROMANCE

The Kingdoms of Fire & Ice

DRAGONS AMONG THEM (released April 19th, 2016 from Samhain Publishers) is the first in this new, fantasy romance series.

DragonsAmongThem_600x900Two worlds. One unstoppable passion. A fiery secret that could destroy them all. (Kingdoms of Fire and Ice, Book 1)

Prince Zayne Godfrey, heir to Edana’s throne, is betrothed to the lone princess of rival kingdom Forath. While his heart is not in the arranged marriage, he will do his royal duty.

When he finds a beautiful stranger cornered by a pack of wolves, he doesn’t hesitate to shift into his golden dragon form to save her. She thanks him by taking one look at him and fainting dead away.

Photographer Adelaide Miller is in England for a career-making shoot when a bizarre jogging mishap lands her in a dangerous, medieval-like world of royals, wizards and dragon-shifting men. Her first instinct is to find her way back, but the fire-breathing prince intent on protecting her threatens to melt her heart.

Zayne’s burning passion for Adelaide not only jeopardizes the fragile peace between two kingdoms, it uncovers a ruthless plot to destroy his family. Remaining together may change Adelaide’s very definition of home—and expose one searing secret that could forever shift the balance of power in Zayne’s world.

Dragons Among Them

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DRAGONS AGAINST THEM (releasing August 29th, 2016) is the second in this fantasy romance series.

DragonsAgainstThem600x900Blood is thicker than water…but can it melt a heart of ice? (Kingdoms of Fire and Ice, Book 2)

Adelaide Miller gave up everything she knows to remain in Prince Zayne Godfrey’s alternate reality and assume her rightful place as eldest princess in the rival kingdom of Forath.

For an independent, free-spirited woman, however, royal life isn’t all it’s cracked up to be. In fact, it’s downright smothering. Especially since the vengeful Rosalind has gone AWOL.

Zayne is eager to wed Princess Addie—but their fathers seem more intent on keeping them apart. The longer Rosalind goes missing, the more suspicious each monarch becomes that the other is guilty of foul play.

Both kingdoms may soon face a strong, new rival intent on gaining power foretold by an ancient prophecy. To protect their chance at happily ever after, Zayne and Addie must partner with unlikely allies to save the one person intent on destroying them both.

But victory will not come without a price, and in the end, someone may have to pay—in blood.

Dragons Against Them

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THE DRAGON WITHIN (release date TBD) is the third in this fantasy romance series.

The Dragon Within

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ROMANTIC SUSPENSE

The Hometown Heroes Collection

FLIRTING WITH FIRE  (Hometown Heroes Book 2, released July 2014) is the second book in this contemporary romantic suspense series. Set again in the Midwestern city of Fort Wayne, Indiana, this story is full of life lessons, hot firemen, and battles with temptation.

Flirting With Fire
Look, touch, but don’t fall in love.

Massage therapist Liz Williams lives by one rule: never date a client. A rule she’s never had trouble following until she lays hands on fireman playboy Torrunn MacKay. Trouble is, Liz’s sexy new client is dating her arch-rival at work…and has a strange habit of appearing just before the fire alarm sounds.

Firefighter Torrunn MacKay has got it made: killer job, downtown condo with a view, and hot blonde girlfriend with no more desire to tie the knot than he has. But the surprise attraction he feels toward his new masseuse is threatening to change all that. And what’s with the string of fires that seem to follow her everywhere?

Can Liz mind her table manners and keep Torrunn at arms’ length? Will Torrunn put his commitment fears aside to keep Liz safe? More than hearts will be in jeopardy when the two start Flirting with Fire.

CONTENT WARNING: Beware of darkened rooms, delicious firefighters, and desperate pyromaniacs.

Flirting With Fire 

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ARMED WITH STEELE  (Hometown Heroes Book 1, released August 5th, 2013 by Lyrical Press, an imprint of Kensington Publishing Corp.) is a fun romantic suspense full of sarcastic quips, handsome heroes, and mysterious co-workers.

armed_with_steeleWhat happens undercover, stays under covers.

 Jessica Hartley is looking for answers surrounding the mysterious car accident that nearly claimed the life of her best friend. She’s willing to risk it all, even her fledgling business, to find the person responsible and bring them to justice.

Nate Steele is more than willing to help Jessica, but for reasons all his own. He’s been watching the infamous Maxwell Office Solutions for some time now, convinced there’s more going on than meets the eye. When his chief issues a cease and desist order yet again, Nate has no choice but to accept inexperienced Jessica as an undercover partner outside the letter of the law.

Will Jessica and Nate be able to flush out Maxwell’s elusive villain, or will their growing attraction for each other sabotage their undercover ploy? Motives aren’t always what they seem when Jessica finds herself armed with Steele.

CONTENT WARNING: Beware drool-worthy men in uniform, touchy-feely coworkers, and vindictive ex-girlfriends.

Armed with Steele
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