New Christmas Series!

I’ve always wanted to write a Christmas story but couldn’t figure out what it was about until I discovered Saint Charles, Missouri. Then, while driving through eastern Oklahoma doing research for my upcoming historical western release, Mia’s Misfits, I realized my one love story was really about four friends who find the gift of love in my upcoming four-novella Victorian series, Mistletoe Kisses. Book 2:  Sleighbells and Snowflakes will release in July, 2019 Book 3:  Angels and Ivy will release in October, 2019 Book 4:  Nutcrackers and Sugarplums will release in November, 2019 ~Box set & Print will release in December, 2019~ …

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Something New!

Hello my friends! For the past too many years, I have worked on a very special project and finally, finally finished it. The story is so incredibly special to me that I rewrote it several times to get it ‘just right’. For those of you who know me, you know I’ve had a life-long obsession with World War II. When I was thirteen years old, I found a book in my Grandmother’s monstrous library. No exaggeration—she could have opened up her own library. Anyway, the book was about Auschwitz. She then told me about my grandfather’s service in the war, …

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New Release

The Bookseller’s Mail-Order Bride Mail-Order Brides of the Southwest (and a sequel to Lucie: Bride of Tennessee) Plagued by her mother’s profession as a prostitute, Hailey Jefferson spends most of her life dreaming of being everything her mother was not. But with no means to escape from the town she grew up in, she must become a mail-order bride and accept what she never wanted. A husband. Orphaned as a young boy, Alex Croft wants a family of his own. Marrying Hailey could be the answer to his dreams. He has until Christmas Eve to convince her to stay. When …

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It's Christmastime

Christmas. My favorite time of year. Chilly nights spent drinking cocoa (now lattes) and staring into the fire’s crackling, orange-hued flames, dreaming make-believe dreams and wishing for fairy tales. Of course, watching the Nutcracker Ballet every Christmas Eve as a child fed these fantasies to perfection. Each new Christmas season, I pull out my favorite movies:            and my favorite music:            to help me get into the Christmas spirit, which in today’s VERY commercial society is hard to do. Instilling traditions passed from parent to child for generations is almost a …

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