Susan Mallery’s New Year, New Author Contest

Happy New Year! I’ve been invited to participate in an amazing opportunity this year and I can’t wait to share it with all of you. How awesome would it be kick off the new year by winning thirty books from thirty different romance authors? Susan Mallery, who started out writing category romances and now rocks the bestsellers lists with her women’s fiction novels and the Fool’s Gold romances, has included me in her “New Year, New Author” contest. One lucky reader will win a prize pack of 30 books by these talented writers:

Andrea Laurence, Ann Roth, Christine Rimmer, Cindy Kirk, Donna Alward, Jacqueline Diamond, Janice Maynard, Jennifer Lewis, Joanne Rock, Jules Bennett, Julie Benson, Karen Rose Smith, Karen Templeton, Kate Hewitt, Katherine Garbera, Kathie DeNosky, Kathleen O’Brien, Laura Marie Altom, Linda Thomas-Sundstrom, Maureen Child, Melissa McClone, Michelle Major, Nancy Robards Thompson, Sarah M. Anderson, Shirley Jump, Susan Mallery, Teresa Southwick, Terri Reed, Tina Leonard, Yvonne Lindsay


To enter, visit the Contest Page at It’s under the Members tab on her website. If you’re not a Member yet, you can join for free in just a few seconds.

Good luck, and may 2015 be amazing!


Snowed In With Her Ex (Small)

Snowed In With Her Ex

I’m very excited to announce that the first book in my new BRIDES & BELLES series is now available! SNOWED IN WITH HER EX features Briana Harper – the photographer and co-owner of the From This Moment wedding chapel in Nashville. Bree, Amelia, Gretchen and Natalie were college friends who went into business together crafting the best weddings in the south. Their own love lives… that’s another matter.

To learn more about this book and the other titles in the Brides & Belles mini-series, click here!

Free Book

cover_smallerI’m excited to share that my special project with the Harlequin More Than Words program has been released. My charity novella – A WING AND A PRAYER – is now available for a free download. It is currently only showing on Amazon and Barnes & Noble, but I expect other sites such as iTunes and eHarlequin to have the novella soon.

Making a difference…transforming lives… This year, the recipients of Harlequin’s More Than Words Award are three women whose selfless deeds and far-reaching goals are helping to build stronger, safer communities. Now three bestselling Harlequin authors honor these remarkable women with stories inspired by their extraordinary contributions.

In A Wing & A Prayer, Atlanta businessman Dylan Alexander is committed to getting children the medical attention they need. And he has to admit, he enjoys flying single mom Jo Nichols and her son, Zack, from St. Simon’s Island to Baltimore on his private jet. Now if he could just stop fantasizing about the three of them as a family…

Jo owes everything to Miracle Flights for Kids…and the six-foot CEO who volunteers his time and compassion. But past experience has taught her that acting on their growing attraction would be a mistake. All bets are off when Dylan and her son start seriously bonding. Are blue skies up ahead? Only if she and the once-burned businessman have the courage to go for it.


Halloween 2014 is officially in the record books. That means as far as Hallmark, craft stores, and booksellers are concerned, it’s time for Christmas! In that spirit, I’m excited to share that my first official Christmas book is now available! JINGLE SPELLS is a magical paranormal anthology featuring New York Times Bestselling authors Vicki Lewis Thompson and Rhonda Nelson, Kira Sinclair and myself. We had so much fun pulling this anthology together and we just know everyone is going to love it.


To protect Christmas, this family of wizards will have to use a whole different kind of magic…

Part of the Winter clan, the Evergreen family is considered magical nobility. While Evergreen Industries in picturesque Gingerbread, Colorado, might look like an ordinary office building, this is where the magic of Christmas unfolds. Above Santa’s workshop, the Evergreens hold court, manage Christmas and, sometimes against their will and better judgment, fall in love. When it comes to love, the Evergreens know that sometimes you have to play a little naughty to get exactly what—or who—you want from Santa. Celebrate the holidays with Evergreen siblings Cole, Ethan, Dash and Belle in this enchanting collection from New York Times Bestselling Authors Vicki Lewis Thompson and Rhonda Nelson, Kira Sinclair and Andrea Laurence.

The reviews are already coming in and they’re great! RT Magazine gave it 4.5 stars and said “Charming, fun stories and nicely drawn characters make for a great read.” Fresh Fiction calls it “A Magical, Amusing, Spicy and Sweet Christmas Gift!”

You can order now for Nook or Kindle, out today. If you’d prefer a print copy, you’ll have to wait a little bit longer. It will be released in a 2-in-1 edition in stores and online in print at Amazon, Barnes & Noble and Books A Million on November 18!

99 Cent Special!

This Halloween, it’s all treats, no tricks! From October 31st through November 4th, Harlequin has reduced the ebook price on the first Secrets of Eden book – UNDENIABLE DEMANDS! If you haven’t started the series yet, now is your chance to get it at a great price. Here’s more information!


There’s Always Room to Negotiate

When Wade Mitchell finds himself face-to-face with Victoria Sullivan, he has to reconsider his usual tactics. Wade needs to buy something she owns, and he needs it now. Since he and Tori have enough heat to melt ice, it should be a done deal.

But melting Tori’s resolve is a harder task. She’s not giving in to the man who once fired her. Yet Wade has to keep trying, because if he doesn’t, he risks exposing a secret that could destroy his family. When all proper negotiation fails, seduction may be his only option.

Buy it at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, eHarlequin & iTunes!


HSH_smallerI feel like all I’m doing is announcing new books anymore, but I have so many coming out! This one is especially anticipated because it’s the final book in the Secrets of Eden series.

A lot of you have written me over the last year or so with questions about Julianne. Why are there only four books? Why doesn’t Julianne get her own story? There was much righteous indignation on her behalf. I tried to respond vaguely…insisting she would have her story and leaving it at that. That’s because I didn’t want to spoil the ending. I’ve been building up to this secret over the last four years – not just the secret about the dead body, but the secret marriage of Heath and Jules!

At the end of HEIR TO SCANDAL, the police come to take Ken in for questioning in the suspicious death of Tommy Wilder and he collapses with a heart attack. Again, much reader mail! Sorry! HER SECRET HUSBAND picks up immediately where it leaves off as the family circles the wagons to keep the family business running during the critical holiday season and deal with their big secret bubbling to the surface.

HER SECRET HUSBAND is available at all the usual venues. Pick up your copy now and finally get all the answers you’ve been waiting for!


Facing the Music available now for $1.99!

Facing the Music available now for $1.99!

It’s been a year in the making, but FACING THE MUSIC has finally arrived. I’m so excited to share this new series with you.

Romantic Times Magazine gave it 4 stars and said “So funny! This story is like getting a backstage pass to the secret lives of pop stars. Ivy and Blake are surprisingly realistic considering they are a famous singer and a former NFL football player, and the tension between them is electric. A quirky small town is the perfect backdrop for this romantic comedy and the author balances the mix of small town and celebrity life with skill.”

This funny, flirty southern contemporary is the perfect read for those last warm days of summer. It’s also at a great introductory price through September 30th – only $1.99! After that time, the price will go back up to $3.99, so now is the time to snatch up a copy at a great price.

FACING THE MUSIC is now available from :
Barnes & Noble
Simon & Schuster
and other fine retailers!

Release Day – Heir to Scandal

Heir to ScandalSeptember has arrived and that means that HEIR TO SCANDAL, the third book in the Secrets of Eden mini-series, has finally arrived on shelves and e-readers. I know you all have been waiting for this book. I’ve got the mail to prove it. Well, the long wait is over and Xander’s story is finally here.

At the end of A BEAUTY UNCOVERED, Brody gets a phone call on Christmas Eve informing him that human remains have been uncovered on the property that was sold before book 1, UNDENIABLE DEMANDS. They’d all hoped that the body would never be found, but it has finally happened. The story picks up with Xander, returning to the farm later that summer as the police get ready to turn the heat up on the Garden of Eden residents.

HEIR TO SCANDAL is available at all the usual venues. Pick up your copy now and be ready for the fourth and final book, HER SECRET HUSBAND, which comes out October 1st! All will be revealed at last and I hope you’re surprised with how it all turns out!

Facing the Music Pre-Order Sale

Facing the Music (small)

Facing the Music

My first southern contemporary romance with Pocket Star is coming out in just a few short weeks. It’s very exciting for me – I truly love this book. Set in the South, it has all the quirky southern people, quaint settings and snarky humor you’d expect. Here’s a short blurb:

Pop star Ivy is Taylor-Swift-unlucky in love, but heartbreak inspired her greatest hits…including the song she wrote about her first love. She figured she’d never see him again, but now she’s come back to sleepy Rosewood, Alabama and it’s time to face the music… Read more about the book and the series here.

To kick off the new series, my publisher has the book marked down to $1.99 for pre-orders in the U.S. Before you know it, the price will go back up to $3.99 (which is still a steal if you ask me). If you’re interested in reading about Ivy and Blake, I suggest you order now at this great price.

You can also check out my super cool Lego book trailer that’s up at the Pocket XOXO After Dark blog. It’s a lot of fun. And of course, everything is awesome! 🙂

Buy Links: Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iBooks

Updated Releases

Hey, everyone. This information seems to change pretty often and I want to keep everyone up to date. I’ve got A LOT of books and novellas coming out this fall and winter.

Heir to ScandalThe first release is HEIR TO SCANDAL, book 3 in the Secrets of Eden series. It comes out September 1st.

Quick on its heels is the first book in my new southern contemporary series set in Rosewood, Alabama – FACING THE MUSIC! The release date on that one has shifted to September 15th. It’s currently available for digital pre-order at the AMAZING price of $1.99, so don’t miss your chance to grab it before the price doubles.

October 1st we’re releasing the fourth and final book in the Secrets of Eden series – HER SECRET HUSBAND. For those of you reading along, I bet you’re wondering whose husband? What about Julianne’s book? <insert evil laugh here> Read the blurb here to have some (not all!) of your questions answered.Facing The Music

Just in time for the Christmas season, my first anthology and first Nocturne is coming out. JINGLE SPELLS is hitting virtual bookshelves on November 1st, featuring connected novellas by Vicki Lewis Thompson, Rhonda Nelson, Kira Sinclair and myself.

I don’t have an exact date yet, but sometime this fall, I’m also releasing a More Than Words charity novella with Harlequin. No title or info yet, but it will be a FREE download! I’ll share more news when I have it.

You’ll get a short break over Christmas, then I’m kicking off my new Brides & Belles series on New Year’s Day. More to come on that series, and the next Rosewood book – FEEDING THE FIRE – soon!