Dear Reader,

It's been a long time coming but it looks as if spring has finally arrived in Southern Ontario! This is an exciting time for authors because it is the start of our "awards season" for books that were published in 2015.

I am thrilled to already have been honored with a number of recognitions.

When the Right One Comes Along, the first book in my K-9 trilogy, has been named a best book of 2015 by Reading is My Superpower.

Both my 2015 releases, The Truth About Hope and When the Right One Comes Along, are finalists for the Colorado Romance Writers' Award of Excellence, contemporary category.

Also, three of my books, The Truth About Hope, When the Right One Comes Along and When Love Matters Most, the second book in my K-9 trilogy made it to the final round of The Romance Review's 2016 Readers' Choice Award! Sincere thanks to everyone who nominated my books for this award. Your support is greatly appreciated!

Finally, the third book in my K-9 trilogy, When I Found You, is now available for preorder in e-book and paperback formats. When I Found You will be released on July 1st, and you can order it now here.

Best wishes and happy spring! 


when love matters most, BOOK 2 OF THE K-9 TRILOGY                        -  Now available!

Keeping her safe at all costs

Could their backgrounds be any more different? Rick Vasquez, a K-9 unit sergeant with the San Diego Police Department, fled drug-related violence in Mexico as a boy. Madison Long, who recently became primary veterinarian to the SDPD's canines, is the privileged daughter of a judge.

Rick has dedicated his life to curtailing cross-border drug trafficking and preventing other young boys from being drawn into the dark world of the cartels. But everything Rick and Madison value, and the growing love between them, is threatened by the dangers of Rick's job, and the risks he's determined to take…



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My short story, The Firefighter's Promise, is available for a free read on Wattpad. You can find it here.

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A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS - 2015 GAYLE WILSON AWARD OF EXCELLENCE WINNER, And finalist for 2015 CRW Award of excellence, 2015 Golden Quill and 2015 ACRA Heart of Excellence

I am honored that Southern Magic, the Birmingham Chapter of the Romance Writers of America, has chosen my novel, A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS, as the first place winner in its category for the 2015 Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence!

The Gayle Wilson Award of Excellence was conceived in honor of multi-RITA winner Gayle Wilson to award excellence in published fiction. The contest is judged by avid readers, booksellers, and/or librarians.

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS is also a finalist in the Colorado Romance Writers' 2015 Award of Excellence, the Desert Rose RWA's 2015 Golden Quill Contest and the 2015 ACRA Heart of Excellence.

Much thanks to Southern Magic, Colorado Romance Writers, Desert Rose, ACRA and all the judges!


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