I want to marry your Mother

I now pronounce you husband and wife

My personal Superhero We had been neighbors and business partners for eight years. One unforgettable day a new spark ignited between us. Only problem was, my Superhero was a confirmed bachelor and wanted absolutely nothing to do with marriage. So after a decade of being best friends who had fallen in love, I opted to … Read more

What Does Fifty Shades have to do with Valentine’s?

What does 50 Shades have to do with Valentine's Day?

Fifty Shades and Romance – Oil and Water? For the past few months I’ve been working on my soon-to-be-released historical romance, Willow’s Secret. It’s full of people who care about each other, who care about the well-being of their partner, who give what they have to make life easier for the person they love, or … Read more

Historical or Contemporary Romance? Having fun with both!

Historical Romance or Contemporary Romance? When I first started writing, I was excited to be part of the Contemporary Romance genre. After Thunder Struck was published, I was totally enamoured with the character of Willow that Jordan and Brandan discovered from the journals they found during their remodel of Jordan’s Victorian home. After writing another Contemporary … Read more

If I am ever a romance heroine, I will not

foster girls

New York Times Bestselling Author Jennifer Crusie has a HILARIOUS list on her website called “If I am ever a romance heroine, I will not . . .” Here is the list for your reading enjoyment. I think Number 19 is my favorite. Have you got some you’d like to add? “If I am ever … Read more

THE Joan Wilder?

buried in paperwork

In my ‘other life’ I have a fast paced, often intense job. When I started writing, I thought it was so much fun to sit for hours/days/weeks and get lost in my characters. When I recently finished the first edit for Book 2 in the Thunder on the Mountain Series, Thunder Struck, I became conscious … Read more

What women are looking for in romance novel heroes

What women want in romance heroes

Romance Novel Heroes Men. The older I get, the more I love them. And I’m obviously not the only one since there was one-and-a-half BILLION dollars in revenue generated last year from the romance genre. So what is it that makes us take our hard earned dollars and countless hours of our time to read … Read more

Nederland

Barker Reservoir Nederland CO

Just outside of Boulder, Colorado sits the hamlet of Nederland. Unique and breathtaking with its mountain ranges that overlook the water, Nederland is a step back in time that shouldn’t be missed. It is also the setting for my upcoming book, Thunder Snow, to be published in August, 2013.