BOOK REVIEW: THE ONE YOU CAN’T FORGET

BOOK REVIEW: THE ONE YOU CAN’T FORGET

Nov. 19, 2019 by

Roni Loren’s “The One You Can’t Forget” features the best meet cute ever! After reading, “The One You Can’t Forget” (Book 2 in The Ones Who Got Away series), I’ve added Roni Loren to my list of favorite romance authors.

NEVER YOU IS A FINALIST

NEVER YOU IS A FINALIST

Oct. 23, 2019 by

Never You Has Finaled in the 2019 “When Sparks Fly” contest! I’m thrilled and honored to share that Never You is a finalist in the Erotic Romance category of RWA-NYC’s Kathryn Hayes “When Sparks Fly” contest! It’s the third, stand-alone

Meet Me in the Seattle Area October 19th!

Meet Me in the Seattle Area October 19th!

Sep. 27, 2019 by

You’re Invited to the FREE Passport to Romance Reader Event Saturday Evening in Bellevue, WA Do you love reading romance? Are going to be in the Seattle area on October 19th? Join me and almost fifty romance authors of every

Random Musings: Defining  Strong Women

Random Musings: Defining Strong Women

Sep. 17, 2019 by

Too Many (Usually Male) Authors Ask: What Is A Strong Women? Here’s My Answer… For years, in books, movies, and on TV, the main definition of a strong woman was one who survived rape, violence, widowhood, and/or poverty and went

Random Musings: Consent in Romance and Real Life

Random Musings: Consent in Romance and Real Life

Aug. 30, 2019 by

Consent in Romance Novels – Sexy or Not Sexy? In the #MeToo era I’m always shocked to hear someone say they don’t think consent belongs in romance novels because it kills the mood. Sure, early romance novels featured plenty of

Book Review: Overnight Sensation by Sarina Bowen

Book Review: Overnight Sensation by Sarina Bowen

Aug. 13, 2019 by

Sarina Bowen Delivers Another Fun, Flirty, Steamy Hockey Romance I can’t say I’ve read every book by Sarina Bowen (Because, have you seen the size of her backlist? When does this woman sleep, or eat?), but every one I have

More Accolades for In Deep

More Accolades for In Deep

Jul. 30, 2019 by

In Deep Chosen as a 2019 HOLT Medallion Award Finalist I am pleased as punch to announce that second novella in the Emerald Mountain Series, In Deep, has done it again. In addition to winning the N.N. Light Book Award

Random Musings: The Five Biggest Relationship Lies

Random Musings: The Five Biggest Relationship Lies

Jul. 12, 2019 by

The Five Relationship Lies We’ve Been Fed for Years Hurt Everyone In my teens and twenties I was your typical relationship pessimist. My parent’s marriage seemed a thing of evil, and I couldn’t understand why anyone would get married voluntarily. 

Random Musings: Romance Novels & the Hot Guy/Hot Sex Fantasy

Random Musings: Romance Novels & the Hot Guy/Hot Sex Fantasy

Jun. 13, 2019 by

Are Romance Novels Selling Women an Unrealistic Fantasy of Fidelity, Respect, Hotties, and Orgasms? Just the other day, a man on Twitter (who claimed to be a lover of the romance genre) asked why all the men in romance novels

Random Musings: Media Representation, Romance Novels, and Changing Norms

Random Musings: Media Representation, Romance Novels, and Changing Norms

May. 31, 2019 by

Romance Novels Have the Power to Transform Our Relationships with Ourselves, and Others The impact of media on societal norms has been on my mind for years, but it was a recent article celebrating Sesame Street’s fiftieth anniversary that made