My Most Anticipated Reads of 2023

Before I was a full-time author, I was a voracious reader. Even now I miss the blissful abandon of curling up on the couch with a good book and losing myself between the pages. I don't get as much time to read as I would like, but this year I'm making a concentrated effort to … Continue reading My Most Anticipated Reads of 2023

Read n’ Sip Recommendations: PART 2

Hello, darlings. Welcome back to Read n' Sip Recommendations with Kirsten. This week, I'm back with Part 2 of my Cocktail/Book Pairings. Recently, I picked up a part-time job waitressing at a delightful little cocktail lounge in Cheyenne. If you ever come that way, you should stop by and check it out. The Paramount is … Continue reading Read n’ Sip Recommendations: PART 2

Writing Reviews: Dos and Don’ts

I don't know about you, but writing a review terrifies me. I¬†always worry I'm going to say something stupid or hurt the author by posting my review of their book. But reviews are an important part of the reading process. I like to view reviews as a love letter showing both the things I loved … Continue reading Writing Reviews: Dos and Don’ts

Teaser: She Gives Love a Bad Name

Welcome to Manhattan, 1985 Join me in celebrating the release of Book 3 in the Craving 1985 series, She Gives Love a Bad Name. Each book in the series has its own distinct vibe. This one captures that nostalgic noir feeling of a jaded, grumpy detective who finds himself saddled with a tempting cat burglar … Continue reading Teaser: She Gives Love a Bad Name

Happy Book Birthday: Curse of the Huntsman’s Jewel

This month marks the first book birthday of my fairy tale/fantasy romance, Curse of the Huntsman's Jewel. The idea for this story haunted me for years. I was fortunate enough to have some wonderful friends help me flesh out the characters and the plot for this book. I stumbled over the concept for the longest … Continue reading Happy Book Birthday: Curse of the Huntsman’s Jewel

Trope Talk: An Introduction

Eleven years ago, I signed up for National Novel Writing Month for the first time. As a push to keep me motivated and stay on track with my goals, I enrolled in a "support class" for NaNoWriMo offered by Savvy Authors (a great writing resource by the way.) This class would challenge me in a … Continue reading Trope Talk: An Introduction

Teaser: Can’t Fight This Feeling

Forgive me, darling readers. December was a horrible month for us. And to make matters more complicated, I had dental surgery on the same day as the release of Can't Fight This Feeling, Book 2 in the Craving 1985 Series. All went well and I'm recovering, but I can't believe I forgot to post a … Continue reading Teaser: Can’t Fight This Feeling

Romantic Short: Naughty Feels So Nice

Originally published on, Naughty Feels So Nice presents a fun and oh-so-steamy holiday-themed venture into the possibilities of Christmas magic. This story is quick, witty, and sparkling with some non-traditional cheer. Before you continue, please be aware, this short story contains coarse language and detailed sexual content. If you are under 18 or uninterested … Continue reading Romantic Short: Naughty Feels So Nice

Christmas Giveaway!

This year I'm hosting a Christmas Giveaway. Just like the last giveaway, I'll have two separate categories. One for International Readers and one for US Residents! Please enter the correct category. No entrants under 18 years of age, please. Rafflecopter links as buttons below the giveaway images. Good luck and thank you for all your … Continue reading Christmas Giveaway!