• Soul Mates

    I mute my phone and shove it into my pocket, next to my lipstick and the extra pencils I keep to hold my blond, messy bun in place. “Rebecca?” He’s early, and he materializes so quickly that I fall through the dusty brown brick wall behind me. “Oh, sorry! I’m still getting the hang of this!” He reaches across the air to steady me with muscular arms and alarmed green eyes. “It’s okay. I wasn’t paying enough attention. Nice to meet you, Jonah.” His smile is so damn innocent that it almost rivets my eyes away from his broad chest and slim waist. Almost. I can’t help but bite my…

  • Ten Reasons to Pre-Order Thyme Under Tension

    Book One of the Illusion Square novellas releases next Thursday, October 1st and I could not be more excited. On the socials, I’m posting a daily countdown, each with a reason to pre-order this awesome and fun new book. But, because you are special and reading this now, you get to see them all at once. I know, I know, my generosity is astounding. Take a look at these ten compelling points about my new novella, then head over to Amazon to pre-order!

  • Honeymoon

    “I’m so damn sick of hearing about this!” Mariah sighed, exasperated and winded, as they climbed the steep hill. The vast blue ocean below stretched out toward the sky, welcoming the sun as it dipped into the water. A brilliant array of red, yellow and orange hues surrounded a single bright patch of light, near blinding but breathtaking.  She barely noticed. “We can’t keep discussing her, Steven. This is ruining our honeymoon.” “I can’t ignore her Mariah.” As they meandered, he took in the rolling waves, appreciating the glory with which they crashed against the rocks. This was a place of wonder. With the slightest hint of sadness, he clasped…

  • My Ten All-Time Favorite Books (and why)

    My earliest memories involve books. Ramona Quimby and I lounged together on hot summer afternoons. Judy Blume and I learned to see the world in exciting, complex ways. As I grew up, Judy and I took different trips – ones that surprised and touched me. Then Nora Roberts took over. She helped me believe in magic. Stephen King showed me a whole different world of magic – and how to root for a character right up until the moment they are killed. But John Updike took me on a journey that, twenty-eight years later, I still recall with vivid clarity. So I scanned my bookshelves for my top ten all-time…