Latest Releases

This Time for Always

Police officer Finnigan Pettaprin’s life is his job. He’s driven to be the best, always. Past relationships have largely been heartbreaking, so he keeps to himself. The last thing he expects is for a near-disastrous car chase through town to bring him in contact with Mark, the one who got away. Mark Wallace hasn’t had the best luck in life. He managed to get out of Chicago with his freedom and his son, Lonnie, and needs help. Finn is the one friend he knows he can count on for a temporary place to stay, and possibly more. He’s hoping for … Continued

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In the Weeds

Florist to the stars Vin Robbins is in high demand in LA, but he hates working for someone else. When he returns to his Pennsylvania home to help his widowed father, he finds an opportunity he never expected with his first love, but learns that someone’s been taking advantage of the unused family greenhouse. Casey Lombard wasted too much of his life denying who he is and what he wants, but he won’t do that any longer. His biggest regret is letting Vin go, so running into Vin again when he gets called to investigate who planted pot on Vin’s … Continued

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Fireman’s Carry – Fireman’s Carry Book 1

Orphaned as a child, Jordan Kramer is a 28-year-old loner who lives for his work as a firefighter. It’s who he is. But his life changes when, on his way home from a fire, he finds Benny walking along the side of an isolated mountain road. With a storm coming, when Benny indicates that he’s alone in the world, Jordan follows his instincts and decides to help. To child psychologist Duane Houser, Jordan was the one who got away when Duane got adopted as a teenager. So imagine his surprise when he’s called to help a traumatized child and crosses … Continued

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Second Go Round

Former world champion bronco rider Dustin and rancher Marshall have been life partners for more than twenty years, and time has taken its toll. Their sex life is as dusty as the rodeo ring. Somehow their marriage hasn’t turned out how they planned. But when a new family moves in up the road with two young boys, one very sick, Dustin and Marshall realize how deep their ruts are and that there might be hope to break them. After all, where they’re from, the most important part of being a man is helping those who need it. A new common … Continued

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The Fight for Identity

The Fight for Identity

Will Martin’s racist father, Kevin, hates Native Americans and wants to keep them off his property, never mind that part of the ranch land is sacred ground for the Sioux. When they request access for prayer, Kevin refuses—but Will doesn’t share his father’s views. Ever since he first saw Takoda Red Bird during one of the Sioux sacred ceremonies, Will has been fascinated.

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Smoldering Flame

Rekindled Flame: Book Three Sometimes the strongest flames take the longest to ignite. Firefighter Dean’s life revolves around his very ill son, Sammy. Caring for Sammy and working to make ends meet leave Dean time for little else, and romance isn’t something he can even consider—no matter how much he longs for someone special to join their family. Because money is tight, Dean couldn’t be more grateful to the photographer who does Sammy’s session free of charge. After growing up in the foster care system, Marco knows how to rely on himself, and his hard work is about to pay … Continued

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Love Comes Around

Dan was a throwaway child and learned to take care of himself in foster care. As an adult, he devotes his life to the business he started and his heart to raising children no one else wants. Dan has already adopted six-year-old Lila, who walks on crutches, and then decides to adopt eight-year-old Jerry, who suffers from MD and is confined to a wheelchair.

Also abandoned as a child, Connor ended up on his own and retreated into himself. He works as a carpenter and woodcarver and is the perfect man to ensure Dan’s home becomes wheelchair accessible.

When Dan hires Connor, neither of the men are ready to open their hearts to the possibility of love. As they learn how much they have in common, both of them must weigh the possibility of family and a future against the risks of getting hurt again.

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A Taset of Love

A Taste of Love

The lunch rush at Darryl Hansen’s restaurant, Café Belgie, is getting to be too much for one man to handle, and Billy Weaver is a young man in search of a job—any job—to support his family. Billy gains Darryl’s respect with his earnest nature and willingness to work hard, but Billy’s admiring looks resurrect pain and shame from Darryl’s past.

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My Latest Blog Posts

I Love a Hot Firemen

Like many of you, I love a hot fireman, especially one with a gentle heart under his rugged exterior.  With that in mind, I wrote Fireman’s Cary.  We all know that firemen carry people out of burning buildings, but sometimes it’s the fireman who needs to be carried, even if it’s only in spirit.  Fireman’s Carry is releasing April 18 and is self-published.       Orphaned as a child, Jordan Kramer is a 28-year-old loner who lives for his work as a firefighter. It’s who he is. But his life changes when, on his way home from a fire, … Continued

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Everyone Has a Superpower

I really believe that everyone has some sort of superpower.  The thing is that sometimes it just takes us a while to find it and some of us are still looking.  While for some of us, our superpower is right under our noses the entire time.  I also believe that a lot of the time, we don’t recognize our own superpower, but others do.  Among other things, The Doctor’s Desire is about one man’s journey to his superpower.  I really hope you enjoy.     General practitioner Dustin Avarilla has been on the job for a few years—long enough to … Continued

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Second Chance Later in Life

My husband and I have been married for over 25 years and I can say with certainty that no relationship is perfect or stays the same.  Time, familiarity, age, complacency sometimes distance, work, all take their toll on a relationship, wearing it down like the sea pounding a rock.  It can’t help but be affected.    I know this firsthand because Dominic and my relationship has changed as well.  But after so many years, its easy to fall into a rut and to take the other for granted. That is why I wrote Second Go Round.  I wanted to show … Continued

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New Titles Coming

I have been working on a number of new titles over the past few months.  I have started a new Carlisle Troopers series.  The first store, Fire and Sand is done.  Fire and Glass is a work in progress.  I’ve also completed the their story in the Nowhere to Ride series.  Nowhere to Run will be out in October and Nowhere to Hide will release in a few days.  The final novel on the Bad to be Good series will release in November.  Bad to be Noble is Terrance’s story.  I also have a holiday story, Bad to be Merry … Continued

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