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STALKING JACK THE RIPPER book 3 title reveal!

the wait is FINALLY over! i hope you had a great time playing along with me on social media as i teased clues to the mystery of WHO the title historical figure is for book three in the STALKING JACK THE RIPPER series. some of you put the clues together just like Cressworth and it… Continue reading STALKING JACK THE RIPPER book 3 title reveal!

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Stalking Jack the Ripper at B&N B-Fest

***UPDATE: for those who've asked; SJTR tattoos will be available at ALL B&N locations across the country. (Even if your store doesn't have an ARC, you can still snag some awesome SJTR swag at your local store!)*** i received some AH-MAZING news last week and could not wait another SECOND to share it with you!… Continue reading Stalking Jack the Ripper at B&N B-Fest



Why, hello there lovely blog friends. It's's been a SHAMEFULLY long time. Between moving a thousand miles, unpacking, decorating, writing books, revising books, going through the submission process, reading/critting/and beta'ing friends books, researching the ever loving heck out of my new book, and...excuses, excuses. I know. Hope you're all doing exquisitely on this lovely… Continue reading SUMMER ON THE SHORT BUS

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Query Critique

The Original Query: THE LOST STORY, completed at 80,000 words, is the tragic and triumphant story of Danielle (Dani) Caldwell, an American girl who meets a Cuban boy and falls in love, only to find their world-views divided over the Cuban Revolution. The story opens in 1980.  Dani's walking through the streets of Manhattan when… Continue reading Query Critique

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Top Ten Books of 2011

Hey 2012, you look all fancy-like and wonderful - I don't care what the doomsday-ers say, I see nothing but good things in your future. Seriously, I hope you guys had a great holiday week/weekend! To ease into the shiny new year, I’ve decided to share a top ten list. Here are my FAVORITE books… Continue reading Top Ten Books of 2011