You Chose the Cover!

on October 5, 2018

You picked a great WILDER FAMILY HALLOWEEN cover! Thank you! Remember, you (and everyone else) can read WILDER FAMILY HALLOWEEN free here on my website anytime. It’s a fun little epilogue for a (formerly) great paranormal family. (Warning! Spoilers if you haven’t read the books!) If you’re a Darkness Chosen collector, you can also buy a… Read More

WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER (had better start running) Cover!

on September 20, 2018

At last! I got the cover for my Cape Charade January thriller, WHAT DOESN’T KILL HER! I had no idea how the Art Department was going to portray Kellen Adams, because…well, here. Let me share the copy: One secret, one nightmare, one lie. You guess which is which. — I have the scar of a gunshot on my forehead. —… Read More

Christina’s Friends Don’t Want to Murder Her

on August 15, 2018

I’ve posted the newest newsletter for you: — HARD TO KILL news: A funny review and a Pinterest board — For you audio fans: DEAD GIRL RUNNING and Strand Magazine — New videos: Concrete project (starring The Husband), and more! Dear Ones, You know how much I love a witty review, and I cackled when I read this one for HARD TO KILL on Goodreads:… Read More

Rae’s Dog has a Name!

on July 3, 2018

When I asked you to name Rae Di Luca’s new dog, 2019 of you voted, and a lot of you sent even more suggestions. Thank you to everyone! The overwhelming winner with 35.2% was…Luna! For Rae, who loves her, I’m sure her name will always be Bella Luna. When you help with the important tidbits of writing… Read More

Jayne Ann Krentz, Christina Dodd in Person!

on May 24, 2018

The DEAD GIRL RUNNING booktour is over but never will it be forgotten. Pal Jayne Ann Krentz (Amanda Quick) and I flew to Chicago, Phoenix, and Houston to sign at some of the best mystery bookstores in the nation. What was that like? We filmed the autographing at Poisoned Pen in Scottsdale AZ.The filming was done by rank… Read More

Film Stars and Glamorous Photos!

on May 20, 2018

Check out the photo page for the DEAD GIRL RUNNING autographing tour. There are pictures of author stars Jayne Ann Krentz (Amanda Quick), Susan Elizabeth Phillips and Mary Kay Andrews, as well as whatshername… Christina Dodd… Autographed copies of DEAD GIRL RUNNING and THE OTHER LADY VANISHES are available at these local independent bookstores: Murder By The Book Houston… Read More

DEAD GIRL RUNNING—Amazon Best Book of May!

on May 1, 2018

On May 1, Amazon released their Best Books of the Month, and DEAD GIRL RUNNING is on the list! “Dead Girl Running is the perfect book for fans of The Girl on the Train.”–Parade Magazine “Complex, intense, and engrossing, this riveting romantic thriller has a chilling gothic touch and just enough red herrings and twists to keep readers on… Read More


on February 23, 2018

My publisher, HQN Books, made a DEAD GIRL RUNNING book trailer, like a movie trailer only… well, you know. It’s brilliant andmoving and shows you the kind of journey you’re going to take with Kellen Adams in DEAD GIRL RUNNING. Take 51 seconds and watch. Then take this quick survey and tell us your opinion…. Read More

Autographing Photos!

on February 12, 2018

Thank you to all the librarians at the American Library Association in Denver for welcoming me so kindly! We chatted, I autographed 72 DEAD GIRL RUNNING advanced reading copies in 45 minutes, and gave out Cape Charade lavender sachets. We ran out of arcs except for the one last display copy. I visited the restroom and when I… Read More