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STRANGERS SHE KNOWS Starred Review!

on September 5, 2019

STRANGERS SHE KNOWS got a *starred* Booklist review. Booklist is the official magazine of the American Library Association, and this is huge! Also, if you think I’ve bragged about this before, you’re right. ALL THREE CAPE CHARADE FULL LENGTH BOOKS GOT STARRED REVIEWS!!! Sorry for shouting. I’m a little excited. A few quotes from the… Read More


HIDDEN TRUTHS: Everyone has them. What are yours?

on August 31, 2019

His new bride, Kellen, hovers between life and death. A convicted serial killer threatens their child. Max Di Luca goes on the hunt… What would you do to protect your family? Out now! HIDDEN TRUTHS is jam-packed with danger, action, a further episode in Max and Kellen’s romance and, of course, Rae, who fervently believes… Read More


WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER in Paperback with Reduced eBook Prices!

on August 19, 2019

Now! WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER is out in mass market (pocket) paperback with a new cover (see the video) and reduced ebook prices. Hurry! Get it and start reading! And if you bought it in hardcover or trade paperback, start re-reading! We have three more Cape Charade releases in the next four weeks: HIDDEN TRUTHS THREE… Read More


Three Cape Charade Suspense Shorts in one Audio Package!

on August 1, 2019

Ruth from my website survey asked, “I first read your Virtue Falls series and now into Cape Charade. I have thoroughly enjoyed both the books and audiobooks. I try to read the books first then listen to them… I would enjoy the opportunity to listen to your novellas/short stories in audiobook format. Are there any… Read More


Share Our Solstice Celebration!

on July 6, 2019

You know about our stone circle and that The Husband and I (and family if they’re around) go out to greet the dawn on the summer solstice. Because we live in NW Washington, sometimes we have to be patient before the morning skies clear enough for us to see the sun rise. In fact, this year,… Read More


20 Best Romantic Suspense Novels!

on May 5, 2019

If you’re a suspense reader, here’s the Booklist 20 Best Romantic Suspense Novels! Kiss Me or Kill Me includes authors I know—Karen Robards, Jayne Ann Krentz, Karen Rose, Catherine Coulter, Nora Roberts and (ahem) Christina Dodd’s VIRTUE FALLS—but I found some new names and titles. I love these lists and can’t wait to dig in! The Kiss Me… Read More


New Lost Hearts Covers!

on April 15, 2019

The award-winning, New York Times bestselling Lost Hearts romantic suspense series has been repackaged in e-book with beautiful new covers and exciting bonus content! “Mystery and misery scar their young lives. Three sisters and their foster brother are torn apart by tragedy and scattered across the country to grow up apart…while searching desperately for the chance to reunite.”… Read More


New! Free Audio Blurb for WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER!

on February 8, 2019

Love audiobooks? Click and listen to this free 49-second audio blurb for WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER! My printable book list sorted by genre/series/in order.  My Books by Series list. Join my mailing list for book news, contests and lousy jokes. 


Happy New Year, FAMILIES AND OTHER ENEMIES!

on December 31, 2018

It’s January, the start of a New Year (2019!), that time when you look around at your family and think…Holy cow, I’m tired of you people. Maybe that’s just me. I love my husband and kids, but in the last months there’s been a lot of togetherness and eventually the bonds of kinship wear thin…. Read More


New cover for RUNAWAY PRINCESS!

on October 29, 2018

My publisher has released one of my personal favorites, THE RUNAWAY PRINCESS. You can get it in paperback with the great new cover for the regular paperback price, or you can get the eBook with the same old cover…for $2.99. Win/win! And…a bonus excerpt of my next release, WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER! Make sure you join… Read More