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New Cover-Raisonne Curse

Dame Rinda

Dame Rinda


This is the first cover in a new trilogy I’m writing for Samhain Publishing. Nice eh? ( I LOVE THAT WOODEN SIGN!)  I’ve written and published romances before but this is my first with the couple on the cover.

I’m excited about the books. They are dark and sexy and for the first time, will be out in ebook and print at the same time. I don’t have the official blurb yet, but they are about The Brothers Bernaux, hex breakers who live in the Atchafalaya Basin and the women who come to them for help and end up changing their lives. There’s a short excerpt of the unedited WIP up here.

And for those asking about the third Beri O’Dell book, my plan is to release that one after this first in the trilogy. I do apologize to her fans for setting those books aside. This is my career and I’ve had to make a few hard decisions–each one a gamble. But I promise, Beri is coming back. Along with Nikolos, Blythe, Castor and the others. ;)

CONTEST: Fantasy For Good – charity antho for colon cancer research

(Cross-posted from my blog. Jackie has a blog -- who knew?) Today is December 9, 2014, and you know what that means -- it's the day after my birthday! And **that** means today is launch day for FANTASY FOR GOOD: A charitable anthology from … [Continue reading]

Foresworn-Fun Blog Tour Stops

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There is so much going on over the next couple of weeks with FORESWORN's blog tour with The Fantastic Flying Book Club! I'm having a blast. FORESWORN is on five blogs today.  At the Teen Readers' Diary, I gave them the entire playlist along with … [Continue reading]

Mysterious Lake Music

FORESWORN releases next week. This is the conclusion to the Norse paranormal romance trilogy I released with Harlequin Teen Digital. There is a lot of action, romance and yes, you do get to be with all three sisters together finally. ;) I loved … [Continue reading]

Halloween shenanigans!

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[First, a note to anyone who may have missed it: This is available now! For details, take a look at my blog post here.] Somehow, I've let most of the week go by without posting (Many thanks to Dame Rinda, who posted yesterday about a … [Continue reading]