Count Your Blessings Not Sales Whenever I start to get depressed because my writing career isn’t taking off like I’d hoped I am reminded of how blessed I am by the people who support me. I never want to forget that you guys— my friends, neighbors, my community and especially my family are right here reading my books, helping promote them, offering encouragement. While I … Continue reading Counting My Blessings
Secret Heir Seduction by Reese Ryan There was a time I thought Harlequin Romances were passe`. I believed billionaire romances were not my style. Reese Ryan has defied all my beliefs. Y’all know I’m a fan. Even tropes and genres I thought I didn’t like Reese has showed me my error. The truth is a good story is a good story and that’s what Reese … Continue reading One of My Favorite Authors Reese Ryan
The Forbidden Duke by Darcy Burke Narrated by Marian Hussey Second chances at a happy ever after don’t come around every day. For spinster Miss Eleanor Lockhart, suddenly homeless and in need of a situation, it is like a fairy tale come true when her new employer decides to re-launch her into society. Eleanor lost her chance for happiness as a young girl when a … Continue reading The Forbidden Duke, a review
The end of a decade. As we prepare to ring in the new year and the new decade, I find myself looking back over the past ten years. So much has happened in such a short time. After winning the Ann Peach Award in 2009 and joining Romance Writers of America, I started truly thinking about being a published writer ending the last decade on … Continue reading What a Decade!
What Doesn’t Kill Her by Christina Dodd Narrated by Vanessa Johansson When your whole life is built on a lie and you are living a constant nightmare it is difficult to trust anyone, even the man you love. For Kellen Adams, the person she trusts the least is herself. A year-long memory gap, a nightmare and a seven-year-old daughter she never knew threaten to undermine … Continue reading What Doesn’t Kill Her by Christina Dodd
Happy birthday to this dear lady who is not just a friend but my mentor, too. When I first met Marni, she was hosting the Writer’s Read at a bakery in Washington. Her open heart and gentle manner made trusting her with my rough, less than eloquent prose, easier. I have often described sharing my writing as being like standing in a Walmart parking lot, … Continue reading Happy Birthday Marni “M K” Graff
A J Andersen, author, happy wife, firefighter mom, book reviewer Current release: Finding Faye Upcoming release: Acquiring Analise I met A J through a Romance Loop on Instagram. I meet the coolest people online. A J is a debut author of romantic suspense. Welcome to my Creekside Café. You describe yourself as a happy wife and firefighter mom…How many years married and tell me who … Continue reading On The Porch with Debut Author, A J Andersen
The Wallflower Wager by Tessa Dare, Narrated by Mary Jane Wells (Audible) Girl Meets Duke series, but this girl, Lady Penelope Campion meets Mr. Gabriel Duke, known as the Duke of Ruin. The wealthy Duke is known for being ruthless in his business dealings with the ton. He cares for nothing but what will make him a penny. Having grown up with nothing, Gabriel has … Continue reading The Wallflower Wager
By Rebecca Tinker, Narrated by Kyla Garcia (Audible) I remember watching this cartoon with my children. When I saw the story available on Audible, I decided I had to try it. I enjoy a variety of stories from YA to risqué and I am not sorry I chose to listen to Who in the World is Carmen Sandiego? Carmen Sandiego is wanted across the globe … Continue reading Who In The World Is Carmen Sandiego?