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Romance and Fantasy for the discerning reader...

I'm Canadian born and bred, and I've been writing for as long as I can remember. My first published work came back in 1984 in a fan fiction zine, and from there I spent almost twenty years learning and honing my presentation of a story. It was a great training ground! My life has had several on-going love affairs that shape much of what I write, the American West, Victorian England, cowboys, a passion for pirates, Greek Gods, and Ancient Egypt. The other endless love affair in my life is Italia and all its magic, beauty, and dazzling culture. That passion spills into all aspects of my life.

The coming year will bring change, as I leave behind a lot of the genres I’ve written in over past years. There’s a new focus, and it begins with my first novel in a long time, a beautiful mainstream romance set in Italy. After that, the work begins on ALL the new books in the works... it will be an exciting time, and I thank you all for sharing the journey, and continuing to support me through the changes and diversity.
Romance, contemporary, historical, romantic suspense
                       The Shadows in Our Past
                                Historical Western - sensual

Enroute home to Gold Ridge, Colorado after their honeymoon, David and Hannah Logan are attacked by a pair of bandits who plunge them back into a past they shared, but never truly came to terms with together... It’s been almost a year since the nightmare of violence and assault tore Hannah from David’s side and left him bereft and angry. When she returned to him, determined to rebuild what they’d lost, the light of love had come with her. Now, a new torment threatens to destroy everything, and Hannah’s biggest enemy might just be David himself…

Part of the Roping The Cowboy collection.
I've begun work on several new novels, most of them romantic suspense, and one is the first book in what is my first series.

The next release will be a short holiday story that is part of Volume Two from the World Romance Writers group, and of course, my contribution to RB4U's second Boxed Set, Roping the Cowboy. The Shadows In Our Past is a somewhat dark and intensely emotional story, but ultimately one of faith in love. I hope you enjoy it.

Mistletoe Kisses is a lighter story, one of discovering love over the Holidays. It should be lots of fun, too!!

My first new novel in a long time is Off The Radar, and it's a suspenseful tale of second chances and learning to trust your heart more than your head about certain things in life.

Lots of great stuff coming in the months ahead. Please sign up for my newsletter for special goodies, sneak peeks, and whatever else comes to my mind!!

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I have a whole page of Free Reads - go to Free Reads page for details.

I'm participating in every month's RB4U contest - see Monthly Contest page for details!
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