“Logic will get you from A to B. Imagination will take you everywhere.”
Albert Einstein (1879-1955)
|One Night With Prince Charming|
March 2011, Silhouette Desire
Wedding planner Pia Lumley thought she couldn't be more shocked than when the bride's other husband crashed the wedding. Then Pia laid eyes on dashing wedding guest James "Hawk" Fielding--the gorgeous man who took Pia's virginity and disappeared with her heart three years ago. Sexy as ever, the duke of Hawkshire claimed his playboy days were over. And even hired Pia to plan a family wedding.
This time she knew he wouldn't lure her into his bed.
So she lured him into hers. And only then did Pia discover the truth Hawk had been hiding all along....
March 2011, The Wild Rose Press
Revenge is a dish best served cold.
Twenty-five years ago, Fiona Thorpe's classmates voted her most likely to explode. Through hard work and rigorous self-control she is now every woman's fantasy, every man's wet dream. Head held high, and less than half her former size, Fee returns to her high school reunion weekend. Her goal: exact revenge on those who made her life a living hell back in the day. Her first attempts are remarkably easy and give her profound satisfaction. But no one is more shocked than Fee when she discovers the handsome, respected man seated beside her at the opening banquet is a modern day Paladin, who avenges those unable to defend themselves. To make matters worse, he is her former chief tormentor, Mick Dineen.
Are some wounds too deep to heal? Or can two former enemies find common ground?
THEE, I LOVE, An Amish Historical (Reprint)
March 2011, Lachesis Publishing
|TYLER: THE SECRET LIFE OF COWBOYS|
March 1, 2011, Sourcebooks
When Tyler Garahan said that he'd do anything to save his family's ranch, he never thought that would include taking a job as a stripper at a local ladies' club. But the club's fiery redheaded bookkeeper captures Tyler's attention, and for her, he'll swallow his pride.
January 2011, Liquid Silver Books
In search of his sister in New Orleans, Michael finds his mate instead. But Scarlett is broken, nearly destroyed. With doom around the corner, Michael Kane has no time to lose. If he can save his mate, perhaps there will be a chance for all of them. Or maybe it’s already too late.
Left with no other choice, Michael will have to teach the wolves in the New Orleans pack how real Alpha shifters behave, while showing his mate he is a man of his word.
|Assault With a Deadly Glue Gun|
ISBN # 0738723479
January 2011, Midnight Ink
A normal day for magazine crafts editor Anastasia Pollack involves juggling two teenage sons, a communist mother-in-law, a mother descended from Russian royalty, a Shakespeare quoting parrot, an army of bill collectors, AND her dead husband’s loan shark. As if that weren't enough, she's now the prime suspect in the murder of a coworker. Anastasia must use both her wits and her craft skills to clear her name and find the killer before he finds her.
January 2011, Carina Press
Six months ago, Cynthia Guerrero’s lover and fellow archaeologist Rafael Santiago trekked into the Mexican jungle in search of one of the fabled Cities of Gold—and never emerged. Guilty over their parting, Cynthia won’t rest until she knows what happened. When the discovery of a conquistador’s journal corroborates Rafe’s intended path, Cynthia is determined to finally leave the safety of the museum to rescue him, despite the conquistador’s dire warnings, and her own traumatic past.
Arriving at a remote village deep in the jungle, Cynthia is both elated and angered to find Rafe alive. But he is far from well, having watched his team be decimated by a bloodthirsty demon-goddess. When Rafe reveals he has been gifted with supernatural powers—powers he plans to use to kill the beast and save his brother, still held captive in the temple—Cynthia must face her own inner demons to fight alongside the man she loves.
|I Dream of Genies|
January 2011, Sourcebooks, Inc.
He needs to change his luck and fast!
Matt Ewing would gladly hunt down a fortune in lucky pennies if he thought it would help save his business.
But for all his hoping, Matt’s clueless when his long awaited lucky charm falls in his lap in the form of a beguiling genie. He just can’t believe that this beautiful woman could be the answer to his prayers…
She’s been bottled up for far too long!
Spending 2,000 years in a bottle would make any woman go a little stir crazy. So when Matt releases Eden from her luxurious captivity, she’s thrilled to repay him by giving him the magical boost he needs…
But for all her good intentions, Eden’s magical prowess is a little rusty and her magical mistakes become more than embarrassing. And though Eden knows falling in love will end her magic and immortality, she can’t help but be drawn to the one man who wants her just for herself…
January 2011, Lachesis Publishing
A firefighter and an EMT must stop a serial arsonist before they go up in flames. Framed for the arsons, a firefighter is willing to do anything to prove his innocence, including enlist his old lover who he didn't leave on good terms. Will they find the arsonist before their past threatens to burn them?
Mammoth Book of Scottish Romance: Kissinggate Magic
January 2011, Constable & Robinson
Returning to the town she left in shame, a woman must confront her former lover in order to help raise her dead sister's child.
ISBN # 9781419932885
January 2011, Ellora\'s Cave
Evie Simmons has major issues. She’s got magical powers she can’t control, she’s living in a house that isn’t hers, and her best friend is a seventeen-year-old werewolf. It’d be hilarious if it weren’t just so damn depressing. Add in the sexy shifter she can’t keep out of her mind and his hot-as-hell friend and it’s a recipe for disaster. Dr. Dane Dimitriou knows Evie has had a hard time adjusting to her new life as part of the Etruscan magical community—almost as difficult as his denial of his feelings for her have been. And he’s got the perfect cure—his best friend, Ryan Maguire. Easygoing Ryan is the complete opposite of stick-up-his-ass Dane. He can act as a buffer. Dane can get close, but not too close. Yeah, good luck with that. Together, these sexy men may be just what the doctor ordered for Evie. And the doctor himself may discover the cure for what ails him has been right in front of him all along.
|STAY TUNED FOR MURDER|
January 2011, Penguin
Psychologist Maggie Walsh matches wits with a phony psychic who blows into town and starts holding seances. Does Madame Chantel really have the power to talk to the dead? And can Maggie solve a double murder? Stay tuned.
|THE PROPER CARE AND MAINTENANCE OF FRIENDSHIP|
Lisa Verge Higgins
ISBN # 978-0-446-56351-2
January 2011, Grand Central Publishing
When three women each receive a letter from a dying friend, old loyalties drive them to fulfill her last wishes. But those last wishes turn out to be world-rocking tasks that threaten to upend their ordinary lives. With a career at risk, a marriage in jeopardy, and a heart in terrible danger of breaking, these three women discover an essential truth: The only thing that can save them is friendship.
February 4, 2011, The Wild Rose Press
At the Jersey shore, things aren't always what they seem...and they're about to get downright dangerous. At thirty-nine, massage therapist Rita Madison is broke and has little trust in men. After her failed marriage, she returns to the upscale Jersey shore community of her youth to spend time with her beloved aunt and start over. However, her aging aunt faces a bleak financial situation, and disturbing incidents threaten Rita’s new business as well as her life. To complicate matters, two attractive men enter Rita’s life: a down-to-earth yet secretive carpenter who claims he’s looking out for her aunt, and a wealthy, debonair businessman who offers her a trouble-free life every chance he gets. While Rita untangles the finances of her aunt, she must decide if she’s willing to trust and love again. But is she putting her trust, and her heart, in the care of the wrong man?
Kat Henry Doran
February 2011, The Wild Rose Press
Award winning photo-journalist Dru Horvath travels the world, documenting human rights abuses. This vocation helps her avoid risking her heart. Everyday working stiff Rory McElroy, a two-time loser when it comes to women, wants nothing to do with another relationship, thank you very much.
But when Dru comes back into his life, Rory’s not sure which poses the greater threat: protecting her from third world thugs who want to silence her permanently—or allowing the one woman who captured his heart years ago to embrace him forever.
Fall in Love Like a Romance Writer Anthology
February 2011, HCI Books
|Healing the Mage|
February 2011, Noble Romance Publishing
Lily Prentiss wishes she could ignore her inborn healing magic so she can live life on her terms, not follow the path her Magiste family chose for her. But when she stumbles across Aidan Marchand in the excruciating throes of evolving into a Mage, her touch is all that stops his pain, and she can no longer deny her powers. When the sexy dom seduces her into willing submission, she finds she doesn't want to resist and actually enjoys giving up control.
Aidan has more to worry about than just his rapidly maturing powers—his business partner is blackmailing him into funding a venture that involves kidnapping young girls, both magical and mortal, and selling them as sex slaves. Even though Lily's touch eases Aidan's pain, he knows staying with her puts her in danger from his enemies. But the gift of her sexual submission helps him even more than her healing magic . . . so how can he let her go?
February 2011, Decadent Publishing
|ROMANCE OF MY DREAMS II|
ISBN #Print ISBN 978-1-60318-148-8 Ebook ISBN 978-1-60318-149-5
February 2011, L&L Dreamspell
Slip beneath the covers with the tales of romance from today and tomorrow in Romance of My Dreams 2, an anthology from the authors at L&L Dreamspell. Recov by Helen Henderson is a story of romance in the world of the future. Eric Marten just had his deepest wish come true. He has the government's permission to create a child with the woman of his dreams, Lauren Woods. There is just one problem—she's a recov. Woods is one of a select group of the world's most talented and intelligent who died before their time. Brought back to life, a recov has 96 hours to create a child with the perfect genetic match selected for them by the government. Eric and Lauren must deal with the consequences when romance flowers between a living male and a re-animated female.
ISBN # 978-1-936653-09-6
February 2011, Secret Cravings Publishing
Emily Monroe, a statuesque high school English teacher, is convinced that getting a tattoo to cover the remnants of her brush with Morphea is the only option left to open the door to self-acceptance, allowing her to finally move on with her life after the devastating diagnosis left more than physical scars in its wake. Rick Sutton, owner of Skin Deep, a successful tattoo shop, has his own cross to bear. Crippling guilt and the specter of unrequited justice overshadow every aspect of his life, trapping him within the haunted corridors of his heart and soul; until the day Emily walks into his shop. Instantly, he recognizes a kindred spirit in Emily, and a tenuous bond is formed. When the intimidating yet teddy-bear of a man offers her a glimpse into his passionate side, she is moved by what she sees and takes a leap of faith. Together they traverse the physical and emotional journey of freeing themselves of their perceived flaws, an erotic undertaking that proves to them beauty is only Skin Deep.
|Tasting Devilish Delights|
February 2011, Ellora\'s Cave
When Antonio promises an anniversary present she’ll never forget, Livia’s imagination takes flight. Blindfolded, she awaits their next erotic adventure with high expectations. When her eyes are uncovered, she discovers a world of toys and adventure as she stands in the middle of Devilish Delights, a sex toyshop.
He knows she loves having sex in public. She knows he loves hot, sexy lingerie. The store sets the perfect setting to fulfill both their fantasies. The dressing room will never be the same after Livia and Antonio taste devilish delights in the form of an erotic anniversary escapade.
|The Demon He Knows|
Digital ISBN: 978-1-61650-230-0
February 2011, Lyrical Press
He’ll do anything to protect the man he loves…even sacrifice himself. Fifty years ago, Zavier became a Collections Demon in order to save his lover’s life. He hates his job, but once you make a deal with Corporate South, there’s no backing out. Answering a routine summons, he never expects to come face to face with his reincarnated lover. Ryan Monroe is a desperate man searching for a way to save his dying sister. His attempt at summoning a soul collection demon to exchange his soul for his sister's life finds him face to face with Zavier. For the first time in years, Zavier’s life has purpose. Despite his employer's disapproval, Zavier intends to rebuild his relationship with Ryan. Corporate South has other plans. Can Zavier and Ryan find a way to break free of Corporate South and beat death? Warning, this book contains explicit sexual content, graphic language, and situations that some readers may find objectionable: Male/male sexual practices.
April 19, 2011, Harlequin Nocturne
A wounded Native American shapeshifting wolf’s efforts to escape three blood-thirsty ghosts, places him at the mercy of an enemy healer with supernatural powers as dangerous as his own.
VAMPIRE DRAGON, , Works Like Magick Novel 3
April 2011, Berkley Sensation
Wild & Wicked
ISBN # 978160767148
May 15th 2011, Tease Publishing LLC.
Veronica Chance's sister has gone missing. To find Valerie, "Roni Starr" takes a waitressing job at Foxxes Gentlemen's Club, the last place her sister worked, to search for clues. First day on the job, the owner makes Roni give a lap dance to his VIP guest, former detective, Mason Storm.
|In The Presence Of Evil|
Print ISBN 1-60154-938-5
JUne 15, 2011 The Wild Rose Press
A Russian mafia hit-man frames Gina Rizzo for the murder of her boss. Her only hope to stay out of jail is to accept the help of the man who broke her heart years ago.
June 2011, Champagne Books
|BORROWING THE BRIDE|
July 2011, Wild Rose Press
Brett Ryerson knows that Julie Merritt, his first love, is planning to marry a real creep. To convince Julie her fiancé Warren is the wrong man, Brett “borrows” his former girlfriend for several days. He plans to introduce her to a few key players from Warren’s past—and prove to her she’s making a huge mistake. Julie, on the other hand, has her own reasons for going along with Brett’s wild plan. Truthfully, she’s never completely forgotten her first love, and the more time she spends with Brett, the more she finds herself drawn to him. But when danger threatens them both, Brett realizes he doesn’t want to simply borrow the bride—he wants to keep her. Can this borrowed bride become a permanent wife?
Chance of a Storm
July 2011, Tease Publishing LLC
Mason waited three months to hear from Veronica after she walked out of his life. Instead her sister calls, begging him to come to California. After learning Veronica was kidnapped and her mother’s still missing, Mason joins the investigation while trying to figure out where he stands in Veronica's eyes.
July 2011, Ellora\'s Cave
They called it The End of Days after humanity met with near annihilation. Ten months later the real end is coming. Aileen Grant’s powerful psychic gifts have been nothing but a curse since the day she was born. She’d given up all hope of escaping the demonic grasp of Mictlan, The Lord of the Dead, until an enigmatic thief snatches her out of Hell. With something to live for, she convinces Ian to join her on a treacherous journey to save the world. Ian Scott is stealing from long-deserted homes when he pulls Aileen’s unconscious body from a strange bolt of lightning. Aileen is the last thing that Ian wants or needs, but her quiet beauty and courageous heart bind him to her in ways he never imagined and ignite passions he’s never known.
Skirting The Grave, Vintage Magic Mystery 4
July 2011, Berkley Prime Crime
|THE FIFTH KINGDOM|
July 2011 Carina Press
Dr. Deanna Vasquez hasn’t spoken to her mother in years, not since the renowned archaeologist abandoned her family in her quest to find the lost tomb of Montezuma. When CIA agent Bill Santana shows up in her classroom with the news that her mother has been abducted by terrorists, Deanna has to help in any way she can. Bill needs Deanna’s expertise to determine the location of her mother’s latest find, before her kidnappers do. He fears whatever mysteries the tomb holds could be deadly in the wrong hands. In an effort to make contact with the terrorist cell, Bill accompanies Deanna to Mexico posing as her fiancé—a ruse made doubly dangerous because of the very real heat between them…
|The Full Moon Bride|
July 26, 2011, Kensington Books
What makes a marriage—love or compatibility? Passion or pragmatism? Shobhan Bantwal’s compelling new novel explores the fascinating subject of arranged marriage, as a young Indian-American woman navigates the gulf between desire and tradition…
|WHAT A GODDESS WANTS|
July 1, 2011, Sourcebooks
It's OK no one remembers Etruscan Sun goddess Tessa. But when a demon threatens her life, she must turn to mythology's darkest warrior for protection... Caligo of the Cimmerians has never met a woman as warm, sunny and inviting as Tessa. Their sizzling mutual attraction quickly sweeps the two of them into a love story that's worthy of the gods...
|HIS SOUL TO KEEP|
August 2011 - The Wild Rose Press
Destiny is rewritten for Michael Malone with an outcome so unexpected that everyone in his world is stunned- Micheal most of all. Suddenly mortal, he faces challenges unlike any he has ever experienced. Book Three of The Champion Chronicles Trilogy follows unique hero on his journey through a deadly showdown with evil, both without and within.
July 26, 2011
Adam Bruno is no ordinary millionaire. The heir to an ancient race possessing a dark, powerful magic, he can shapeshift and create energy. His gifts make him a living weapon and have forced him to live in seclusion. But now an inhuman force hunts down Adam-just when he finds someone who makes him feel more human than he ever imagined possible . . . Home from combat in Iraq, Bobbie Carerra wants only peace, yet soon joins Adam in a terrifying battle against paranormal enemies who hide in plain sight. She’s drawn to his strength of mind and body; he’s attracted to her courage and intoxicating energy. Their scorching passion can either transport them to the heights of ecstasy or-if Adam’s powers rage out of control-destroy them. But when an invisible brotherhood tightens its nets and someone Adam trusts betrays him, only a heartrending decision can save them.
Three To Get Rady
August 5, 2011 - Ellora\'s Cave
TO CATCH A PRINCESS
August 2013 Entangled Suspense
Detective Peter Roman chose a life out of the public view to safeguard his family’s painful secrets. When Peter is faced with revealing his real identity to keep a family friend safe, Peter doesn’t hesitate. That revelation will threaten the world he has built, expose his secrets and challenge him to open his heart. Princess Tatiana doesn’t want to believe there is any threat to her upcoming charity event and the priceless jewels that will be on display at the Ivanov casino in Monaco. Because of that, she is reluctant to have sexy detective Peter Roman accompany her for protection, especially since her attraction to Peter is difficult to handle. Danger and a wanted jewel thief will draw Peter and Tatiana together, but can their newfound love survive exposure in the tabloids and a deadly attack from an old foe?
|IN THE BARRISTER"S CHAMBERS|
Courting Danger…Lady Evelyn Darlington’s first love was the law. But since a woman scholar meets nothing but ridicule from men, she has given up and chosen a future husband. Randolph seems adequate for the task: to provide intelligent conversation and not annoy her too much. Of course, before they can be engaged, she’ll have to do something about the murder charge hanging over his head. If only London’s top barrister wasn’t Jack Harding, object of all her unattainable girlhood fantasies… And Seducing Scandal…Jack Harding remembers Evelyn well—but the idea that the gorgeous woman standing before him is little Evie, the professor’s daughter, is incredible. He knows better than to enter a business relationship when he wants to pursue pleasure. Yet however desirable she is now, Evie is still Evie—stubborn, smart, and never willing to take no for an answer. Even though proving her fiancé’s innocence might just cost her her own…
Mammoth Book of Ghost Romance Anthology
September 2001, Constable & Robinson
|A VAMPIRE FOR CHRISTMAS|
October 2011, HQN
All they want for Christmas is you - It’s the time of year for twinkling lights on trees and kisses under the mistletoe. Yet the passing of another year means nothing to the stunning immortals who lurk in the shadows of the new-fallen snow. And they don’t care if you’ve been naughty or nice. Let four fanged lovers open your eyes to a passion you never dared to imagine. After all, there’s no place like home for the holidays and these dazzling vampires can’t wait for an invitation.
A VIEW TO A KILT
ISBN Not Available
2011, Echelon Press
BORROWING THE BRIDE
ISBN Not available
Fall 2010, Avalon
More information coming soon!
Echelon Press Publishing, October 2011
An evil scientist with a dastardly invention. A sadistic billionaire with a diabolical plan. What stands in their way? Two teenagers and one amazing cat. The bad guys don't stand a chance! When 13-year-old Billy Euston moves to the English, country village of Little Chumberry, he finds an unlikely friend in Snowy, an outrageous talking cat that only he can hear. Through Snowy he learns of an evil scientist who kidnaps local animals for use in experiments on inter-species communication. Billy finds himself drawn ever deeper into a world of cruelty and exploitation, where every answer uncovers another question. Who is Fur-Face? Why does he operate on animals’ brains? What really goes on in the tunnels beneath Adventure Safari (the nearby zoo and theme park)? With the help of Snowy and Carmen, a local girl whose grandmother owns both the research center and the park, Billy tries to find out, not realizing his search for answers could cost Snowy every last one of his nine lives.
|THE VAMPIRE'S TOUCH|
October, 2011 The Wild Rose Press
One snowy December night, Genevieve Morgan, a witch, and her young daughter, Lydia, are saved by a mysterious creature of darkness. She senses more to this vampire than meets the eye. Drummond Laborde happens upon evil incarnate feeding upon a wee child and interferes, saving both the little one and her mother. He cannot suffer the atrocity to live and, with stake in hand, destroys one of his own kind. Yet Drummond is different, the commander of his own personal destiny. Genevieve and Drummond share an immediate bond and attraction. The vampire's touch creates a frenzy within Genevieve. Still afraid to open her heart, she turns him away only to experience yet another night of terror. Lonely and frightened, will Genevieve allow Drummond into her structured, solitary life? Or will she continue to face unknown terror alone to keep her daughter safe?
Genie Knows Best
November 2011, Sourcebooks Casablanca
November 2011, Harlequin
|She Can Run|
November 28, 2011, Montlake Romance
Elizabeth was a young widow with two small children when she met Congressman Richard Baker. Handsome and wealthy, with a sparkling public image, Richard seemed like the perfect man to provide the security that Beth and her kids were craving. But when she uncovers a dangerous secret about her new husband, Beth realizes he will go to any lengths—even murder—to keep it. After barely escaping with her life, she and her children flee. They eventually make their way to a secluded estate in the Pennsylvania countryside, where Beth dares to hope she has found a safe place at last… Forced into retirement by an unexpected injury, Philadelphia homicide detective Jack O’Malley is mourning the loss of his career when his uncle abruptly dies, leaving Jack to dispose of his crumbling country house. Unbeknownst to him, his uncle engaged a caretaker just before his death, a mysterious woman with two children and a beautiful face that haunts his dreams. Determined to know her, Jack begins an investigation into Beth’s past. When he uncovers the shocking truth, and a local woman is viciously murdered, Jack puts his own life on the line to keep Beth and her children safe.
December 2011, Nocturne Cravings
Rey Peralta has been sent to persuade Paola Lopes to return to Brazil and take up her place as Priestess of the Guardians, protectors of the sacred realm hidden deep in the Amazon rainforest. He knows Paola is the one they need to ensure their survival—but he doesn’ t expect the instant blast of desire that sparks between them. Her beauty and power call to him, enticing him to merge with her physically and spiritually; a desire that only increases when they give in to their passion and make love. Can he convince Paola to accept her destiny and stay with her people—and by his side?
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