Dear Reader,

Celebrate with me!

To celebrate the release of When Love Matters Most, the second book in my K-9 trilogy, I've already participated in a number of exciting blog tours and giveaways. Currently, MIRA suspense author Elizabeth Heiter and I have a "Get Hooked on a New Series" giveaway hosted by Fresh Fiction. Please click here to learn about our releases and to enter.

Our January Harlequin Heartwarming releases are the first to be available in print format through Amazon and Barnes & Noble, and this month you can find them in select Walmart stores in the United States. To find a store near you, please visit the Harlequin website by clicking here

Thank you to all my wonderful readers for helping to make the expanded distribution of our books possible!

Book Clubs

Are you a member of a book club? You can find book club discussions questions and information on how to engage me in your discussions here.

Happy reading!



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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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