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July 1, 2014 — THE LISTENER: a Virtue Falls Short Story

on June 17, 2014

THE LISTENER introduces you to the world of Virtue Falls, a small, tourist town on the wild Washington coast. If Virtue Falls had a motto, it would be: Welcome to Virtue Falls, home for free spirits, destination for vacationing tourists, haven for secrets…and a magnet for murder. Enjoy this introductory short story in ebook for only 99 cents!


WILDER hits the New York Times!

on August 22, 2012

WILDER: the Chosen Ones hits the New York Times bestseller list at #13! Thank you to all my wonderful readers who are so enthusiastic about the Chosen Ones and the Wilders in Darkness Chosen!


July 28, 2012

on August 2, 2012

SECRETS OF BELLA TERRA didn’t win the RITA…some upstart author won instead…let me see if I can remember her name…oh, yeah! Nora Roberts (writing as JD Robb.) 🙂 Congrats to Nora and all the fabulous finalists!


Library Journal Loves WILDER: the Chosen Ones!

on August 2, 2012

“A tormented hero finds hope, healing and redemption in the arms of the woman who sees him for who he really is in an action-packed story that is a creative, insightful spin on Beauty and the Beast.”


July 7, 2012

on July 14, 2012

4 1/2* HOT review for WILDER by Romantic Times Magazine! “Dodd wraps up her thrilling Chosen Ones series in superb fashion with a romantic Beauty and the Beast homage. … A master storyteller, Dodd packs in dangerous adventure, noble sacrifice and undying passion to create a truly satisfying finale.” My favorite part? They call me a… Read More


July 1, 2012

on July 13, 2012

STONE ANGEL: the Chosen Ones, an e-novella and prequel to WILDER, is published for Kindle, Nook and Apple.


March 30, 2012

on July 9, 2012

SECRETS OF BELLA TERRA is a finalist for Romance Writers’ of America prestigious RITA award, to be presented Saturday July 28 at the RWA conference in Anaheim. I’m very proud! 🙂


February 2005

on July 9, 2012

I was a crossword puzzle clue in the Los Angeles Times! 🙂