The Hips of the Eel – Slang in the 1920s

One of the most fun things about writing Stella Hart is her dialogue. She’s a classic, F. Scott Fitzgerald-style New York flapper working in Hollywood as a silent movie actress and running around the globe solving murders with her hunky love interest, George Barrington, 13th Baronet of Kingsley-on-Pike. And she talks like a party girlContinue reading “The Hips of the Eel – Slang in the 1920s”

Sneak peek – Chapter 1 of The Baronet Unleashed

The third Stella Hart mystery is available now for pre-order from Falstaff Crush. This is the one that takes place in Hollywood in the 1920s, and it’s an absolute scream. You’ll love it, I promise. Click the cover to … oh. You want a sample before you’re ready to commit. Fine then. Have a lookContinue reading “Sneak peek – Chapter 1 of The Baronet Unleashed”

Haunts and Hellions!

Finally, something fun and happy to blog about! I have a story in an amazing new anthology from HorrorAddicts.net press! Harkening back to the glory days of gothic romance that had us up reading all night, HorrorAddicts.net Press Presents:  Haunts & Hellions edited by Emerian Rich 13 stories of horror, romance, and that perfect momentContinue reading “Haunts and Hellions!”

Meant to Be . . . INSPIRED: new music-inspired romance

Hey kittens! The writers of Meant to Be Press (including one of my best beloved writer girls, Emmy Z. Madrigal) have done another anthology of music-inspired romances. And I say ooooo . . . . Meant to Be…INSPIRED **Read Free Excerpt Below**   Music gives a soul to the universe, wings to the mind, flightContinue reading “Meant to Be . . . INSPIRED: new music-inspired romance”

Baby Trash Panda!

So yesterday, the Thunder from Down Under and I pulled into our driveway at lunch, and there was this tiny little dark lump near the carport. “What is that?” I asked Thunder. My sister next door has baby kittens at her house, but they’re two different shades of orange. My massive Viking of a husband,Continue reading “Baby Trash Panda!”

The Passion of Miss Cuthbert

I have a new book out. It’s called The Passion of Miss Cuthbert, and it’s the second in my series of romantic mysteries starring amateur detective Stella Hart. Stella is a silent movie actress in the 1920s whose stepfather owns an English manor house. Her fiancé and partner in crime-solving is George Barrington, Thirteenth BaronetContinue reading “The Passion of Miss Cuthbert”

Black Romance Matters

I have a book of my own coming out this week, and trust me, I’ll be telling you all about it. But watching the news and talking to my friends and reading the internet this week, I feel like it’s more important to shine my little spotlight on books from some of the amazing BlackContinue reading “Black Romance Matters”

Con-Tinual! (and ConCarolinas goes online!)

Heya Kittens! Usually right around this time of year, I’d be crowing with glee that ConCarolinas was coming up at the end of the month and that I was going to be there and that I hoped all y’all were going to be there and how it was going to be awesome! But this year,Continue reading “Con-Tinual! (and ConCarolinas goes online!)”