Romance With a Dose of Sweet Sugar and a Dash of Steamy Spice!

Romance With a Dose of Sweet Sugar and a Dash of Steamy Spice!

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Book Nook Blog Takeover! Romance Author V.J. Allison's Holiday Cover Reveal

I am so excited to welcome back my good friend and fellow author, V.J. Allison! She is taking over my blog in celebration of her upcoming holiday release, SWEET CHILD OF MINE. Keep reading to check it out!

Monday, November 2, 2020

Publishers Marketplace Announces My Upcoming Project With Harlequin/HarperCollins Publishers

The excitement of seeing my book announcements being reported in Publishers Marketplace never gets old. It's a nice reminder that a project I've been working so hard complete is finally coming to fruition. Needless to say, I was thrilled when my upcoming novel with Harlequin Intrigue was mentioned in their "Latest Deals" listing earlier this summer.

Keep reading to learn more about the huge role Publishers Marketplace plays in the literary world, and to get the scoop on my romantic suspense novel.

Sunday, October 18, 2020

Romance Author Susan Sands Is Here With Her New Christmas Holiday Novel, NOEL, ALABAMA

Congratulations to my fellow Tule Publishing author Susan Sands on her latest release, NOEL, ALABAMA! The book hit shelves today, and it is the fifth and final installment of her ALABAMA series. Keep reading for deets on the novel as well as Susan herself, and to find out where you can follow her across social media.

Saturday, October 3, 2020

LOVE AT THE ICICLE CAFE Received Wonderful Reviews From Publishers Weekly & The Library Journal!

Exciting news, Friends! LOVE AT THE ICICLE CAFE was recently reviewed by Publishers Weekly and The Library Journal, and the feedback was nothing short of amazing. Keep reading for all the deets...

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Happy Birthday, Tule Publishing!

On September 10th, Tule Publishing celebrated its 7th birthday! Over the years, I have worked with several publishing companies and met many authors along the way. Tule is by far one of the best, which is why so many NYT and USA Today bestselling authors love writing for our fearless leader, Jane Porter, and her amazing team. Keep reading for deets on how I, along with my fellow Tule authors and our book club members, celebrated the publisher's birthday!

Wednesday, September 9, 2020

Romance Authors Sarah Fischer & Kelsey McKnight Are Here With Their New Book Release!


Happy Fall, my friends! I am excited to welcome fellow Tule Publishing authors Kelsey McKnight and Sarah Fischer, who are celebrating their new release, FALLING IN PUPPY LOVE. Keep reading for deets on the book, which hit shelves today, as well as the authors!

Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Poet. Goddess. Warrior. Surviver. Multitalented Author NAGI Is Here With Her Powerful Debut Novel!

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I am thrilled to welcome dynamic author, poet, and spoken word artist Nagi to my blog! She is stopping by to discuss her debut novel, THE SECRET LIFE OF STRAWBERRIES, and share a bit about herself and her other work. Click the link below to learn more about this multifaceted talent who I'm dubbing "The one to watch!"

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Should Authors Include "Dear Reader" Letters In Their Novels? I Say Yes! (How To's & Sample Letter Included)

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Hello Friends, and welcome back to my blog! Today I’m discussing “Dear Reader” letters, and why I think authors should include them in their novels. I’m also offering up ideas on what to include in yours. Keep reading to learn more, and to check out one of my own personal Dear Reader letters!

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Celebrate Christmas In July At Tule's Virtual Book Club Event!

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We're still celebrating Christmas in July, Friends! On July 22nd, Tule's Book Club members will be meeting up over on Facebook to chat with the authors (including me!) about our holiday books. I'll be discussing my upcoming novel, LOVE AT THE ICICLE CAFE. We'll also be playing fun games and giving away lots of great prizes. Keep reading for a link to the virtual meet up, and to get a sneak peek at a few of the games I'll be playing with readers!

My New Contemporary Romance Novel SHE GETS WHAT SHE WANTS Is Available For Preorder!

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Exciting news, friends! My contemporary romance novel SHE GETS WHAT SHE WANTS is available for preorder! This is the first book in my series, A FEARLESS FAIRYTALE. It will officially hit shelves in March 2021, courtesy of Tule Publishing Group. Keep reading for all the deets on the book as well as a link to preorder your copy!

Wednesday, July 1, 2020

MERRY CHRISTMAS IN JULY! 'Tis The Season For A Few Good Holiday Reads!

Merry Christmas in July, Friends! I don't know about you, but after the tough year we've had thus far, I look forward to any bit of cheer I can find. From holiday books to movies and décor, this unofficial mid-year celebration provides me with a much needed pick-me-up.

Speaking of holiday books, I've written a couple that I'm showcasing on my blog today. A NAUGHTY JOLLY CHRISTMAS is obviously a little naughty, while LOVE AT THE ICICLE CAFE is quite nice. They're both filled with love, a dash of drama, and lots of holiday joy. Keep reading to find out more about them and for links to the booksellers!

PS: I've already written a proposal for my 2021 Christmas book that is being released by Tule Publishing. Any questions as to whether or not I love Christmastime? :-)

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Canadian Authors Create An Anthology Filled with Love, Romance, Mystery and Spice To Support Covid-19 Relief Efforts!

Hello, Friends! This month, I am excited to support several of my Canadian author friends who have come together to create an anthology of short stories based on essential workers during the Covid-19 epidemic. Keep reading to learn more about the book, their charity efforts, and a great giveaway!  

Friday, June 5, 2020

My Sweet Holiday Romance Novel, LOVE AT THE ICICLE CAFE, Is Available For Preorder!

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Happy announcement, friends: My sweet, small town holiday novel, LOVE AT THE ICICLE CAFÉ, is available for preorder!

I am so excited to share this cozy, feel-good romance with you. It is filled with all the things we love about love; from second chances to overcoming obstacles that get in the way of true happiness and everything in between. Keep reading to find out more about LOVE AT THE ICICLE CAFÉ, courtesy of Tule Publishing! #readzTule

Thursday, May 28, 2020

BIG ANNOUNCEMENT: I've Signed A Book Deal With Harlequin/HarperCollins Publishers!

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Hello friends! I am so excited to announce that I've signed a book deal with Harlequin/HarperCollins Publishers!

Those who know me are well aware of my (unhealthy lol?) obsession with true crime. Combine that will my love of romance, and you've got yourself a woman who's thrilled with the project I'm working on for Harlequin Intrigue. Keep reading to learn more about it as well as the voice I'm planning to bring to the romance industry's leading publishing powerhouse!

Thursday, May 14, 2020

Steamy Romance Author Elizabeth Black Is Here With Her New Paranormal Shifter Novel, FULL MOON FEVER!

Welcome back, Friends! Today I am hosting my fellow eXtasy Books author friend Elizabeth Black, who’s here to share the deets on her latest novel, FULL MOON FEVER. This paranormal shifter romance is unique, exciting and sexy, and filled with shocking twists and turns. Keep reading to learn more about the book, check out a spicy excerpt, and find out how you can connect with Elizabeth across social media!

Thursday, April 23, 2020

"The Many Faces of Author Denise N. Wheatley" My Interview With Fellow Author Amy Romine

Hello friends, and welcome back to my blog! I recently had a really fun, insightful chat with my author friend Amy Romine, and we discussed a bit of everything. From what famous author I’d choose as my mentor to the best part of my day to how I come up with character names, it’s all here. Keep reading to learn more about me, my writing and my life!

Tuesday, April 7, 2020

OWNING YOUR OTHER: The Importance of Women’s Stories, Voices and Careers in Writing

Hello Friends, and welcome back to my blog! I recently had the pleasure of participating in Dr. Charlene Walters’ OWN YOUR OTHER Inspirational Women Series. Charlene and I spoke about a range of topics, from the importance of telling women’s stories to the impact that women writers have on the world. Click the link below to read all about it!

Thursday, March 12, 2020

Book Nook Fave V.J. Allison Is Back With Her New Erotic Contemporary Romance, UNDER YOUR SCARS!

Hello friends! Today I am excited to welcome back my great friend and Book Nook fave, author V.J. Allison. V.J. is here to share all the juicy deets on her latest erotic romance, UNDER YOURS SCARS. Keep reading to learn more about V.J. and the book, then find out where you can buy it and how to connect with her on social media!

Wednesday, March 4, 2020

AUTHOR SPOTLIGHT: Monique Ewing Is Here With Her Dramatic Thriller, LIARS, LOVERS, & FRIENDS!

Hello friends, and welcome back to my blog! Today I am excited to welcome writer Monique Ewing, who is celebrating the release of her debut novel, Liars, Lovers, & Friends. Monique is an avid book vlogger and huge supporter of the writing community, so I’m happy to show some love and shine the Author Spotlight on her. Keep reading to learn more about LIARS, LOVERS, & FRIENDS, Monique herself, where to purchase the book, and how you can connect with her across social media!

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Contemporary Romance Author Seelie Kay Is Back With Her Sizzling New Release, THE WHITE HOUSE WEDDING!

Hello everyone, and welcome back to my blog! Today I am happy to once again host my favorite attorney-turned-romance author, Seelie Kay. Seelie is dropping by to tell us all about her latest Valentine's Day release, THE WHITE HOUSE WEDDING, and share the deets on why she writes romance, how this book came about, and more. Keep reading for my interview as well as an exclusive excerpt!

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

Contemporay Romance Author Maggie Blackbird Is Back With Her Latest Release, RENEWED!

Welcome back to my book nook! Today I am excited to once again welcome romance author Maggie Blackbird, who's become quite a regular here on my blog. Maggie is revealing all the deets on her latest release, RENEWED. This novel is the fourth installment of her beloved Matawapit Family Series. Click the link below to read all about it as well as the first three books, and be sure to enter her great giveaway, courtesy of Silver Dagger Book Tours!

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Check Out My Steamy New Fantasy/Sci-Fi Romance Novella, VALENTINE'S SLAY, & Fun Giveaway!

Happy Valentine's Day, Friends! In celebration of the holiday, I have written a steamy sci-fi/fantasy novelette titled VALENTINE'S SLAY, courtesy of eXtasy Books/Devine Destinies. Keep reading for all the deets, including a blurb, juicy excerpt, and order link. Then stay tuned for a fun giveaway I'm hosting courtesy of Silver Dagger Book Tours!

Thursday, January 30, 2020

Bestselling Author Candace Havens Is Here With Her AINSLEY MCGREGOR Mystery Series!

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Welcome back to my book nook! Today's author spotlight is on bestselling, award-winning writer Candace Havens, who's here with her thrilling mystery series, AINSLEY MCGREGOR (courtesy of Tule Publishing). Click the link below to read all about it and learn more about Candace herself, who's got quite an amazing bio!

Thursday, January 16, 2020

I Just Signed A New Book Deal With Tule Publishing!

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Hello Friends! I am so excited to announce that I've signed a new book contract with Tule Publishing! First up is my contemporary romance series SHE GETS WHAT SHE WANTS, about a jilted Midwestern woman who believes she can conquer Hollywood, so she does. Keep reading to learn all about the book, its main characters, a few fun facts, and more!

Aliens. Conspiracies. Forbidden Love. Horror. Here's My Review Of Sci-Fi Thriller HYBRID: ADAPT OR DIE

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It is always a pleasure hosting authors who I also call friends here on my blog. The talented Rebecca Henry is no exception. I recently read and reviewed her sci-fi romance/horror novel HYBRID: ADAPT OR DIE. Read on to learn more about the book, check out my thoughts, and find out what Rebecca has planned for 2020!

Thursday, January 9, 2020

New Adult Author Cheryl Headford Is Here With Her Erotic Sci-Fi Thriller, PROJECT X!

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Happy New Year, Friends! I hope that your 2020 is off to an amazing start. Today I am excited to welcome fellow eXtasy Books/Devine Destinies author Cheryl Headford, who’s here with her latest release, PROJECT X. This new adult novel has a bit of everything, from romance to suspense, eroticism to sci-fi action. Keep reading to learn more about the book as well as the author!