Teaser Tuesday – A Reading by the Voodoo Queen’s Daughter #histrom #shifter

I’ve always liked books that begin with a prophecy or foreteeling of some kind. That gets me excited as a reader. So I finally started one of my own stories with one. Mark Afton visits Marie Laveau’s  daughter for a reading. Excerpt: She gave a slight nod. “Don’t worry. You are not the first shifter I have met nor the last. And your secret is safe with me. My mother likes to curse the people who crossed her with making them see the animal natures in themselves. We all have an inner animal, you know. Her curses just gave people … Continue reading

#MySexySaturday – Alpha’s Voodoo #histrom #pnr

I haven’t blogged in over a month. It is really sad. However, I did get a new contract a few days ago! So I have been working. Here is a snippet from Alpha’s Voodoo (Bayou Pack, Book 1) which will be released from Liquid Silver Books in the future. I don’t have a date yet. Here is my working blurb: Are curses real or merely imagined? Violet Creed is a member of the elite colored population in New Orleans. Brought up with servants and a strict set of rules regarding her manners and propriety, her papa never approved of her … Continue reading

My Sexy Saturday – Valentine’s Day Edition

Happy Valentine’s Day! I hope you are able to spend this holiday with the ones you love. Here is an excerpt from my sweet romance short story Civil War Valentine. It is one of the stories in the anthology Love, Valentine Style. He stepped through the door, the heat from his muscular frame making her heart race. His eyes swept her body, pausing at her breasts before perusing lower. “That is sure a salacious dress you’re wearing,” he said, a glint in his eye. “It is the right color, though.” It wasn’t that short. “This is one of my favorite … Continue reading

Brother Against Brother – #CivilWar Short Story Collection #FREE on #Amazon 2/12 only

I’m running a 1 day sale on Brother Against Brother. It is a great sale because you can get my short story collection for Free! Hard to argue with free, right? My goal when putting together Brother Against Brother was to transport the reader to the War Between the States and give them multiple perspectives. Blurb: For those of you who want to experience the War Between the States in one sitting this is the book for you. Brother Against Brother is a collection of 6 Civil War short stories and 2 excerpts written from both Union and Confederate points … Continue reading

Apple is Gaining Ground in the Book World #ebooks #publishing

For a long time people have been wondering who is going to step up and try to battle Amazon. Barnes and Noble tried but didn’t get very far. Could Amazon’s competitor be Apple? Did you know that Apple iBooks is signing up 1M new readers a week? That is amazing! Also, iBooks is a mandatory app on all iPhones, iPads, and Apple computers. With this increase in readers, last quarter was their most profitable yet. Good news for all of us. With so many new readers being added and more ebooks being sold Apple is gaining ground in the ebook … Continue reading

Brief #history on #ValentinesDay

Today I’m bringing you a mini history lesson! Time for a pop quiz. Do you know the history of Valentine’s Day? Geoffrey Chaucer and Valentine’s Day In Civil War Valentine Charlie Bristol sets up a display chronicling the history of Valentine’s Day. This display shows many heartfelt works of art as the old valentines were homemade. I love the art in the Victorian era and the valentines were beautiful. I remember making my own valentines for friends and family when I was a child. I’m not sure many people do that much any longer. It is so easy to just drive … Continue reading

Website Makeover In Progress… #writing #socialmedia #books

In case you haven’t visited my website in a while I just wanted to let you know that I finally got around to updating my website. I cringe thinking about how behind I was. It had said that Midnight Heat was my newest release and that came out January of last year! Oops. Updating my website was toward the top of my list of New Years Resolutions. It feels good to say I can already check that off my list and it isn’t even the end of January yet. I switched to the Parabola theme and love my new slider. I always wanted … Continue reading