on March 27, 2016

A murder committed. A love lost. A ghost haunted by the past. Only one woman can right all the wrongs… If she can survive the night… Out now!  LOVE NEVER DIES is a new, deeply romantic suspense short story set in the quaint (and deadly) coastal town of Virtue Falls. * Order on Kindle, Nook, Kobo and Apple Books. *… Read More


on January 16, 2016

You picked the cover for the next full-length Virtue Falls thriller, BECAUSE I’M WATCHING! The survey has 2143 responses over two days, and some very vehement opinions posted on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Goodreads. The decisive winner is cover #2 with 1398 votes (65.5%.) Thank you for making this easy for my publisher and me. We appreciate your input! Can’t wait for the next… Read More


on November 29, 2015

RULES OF ENGAGEMENT, the third book in my Governess Brides series, is out in ebook with a brand-new cover! Get it for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Apple Books, GooglePlay  or in paperback with the classic cover from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Indiebound, Books-a-Million or from your favorite local bookseller. With eleven full-length novels and one novella, Governess Brides is my longest running historical romance series. Have you read them all?… Read More

RULES OF SURRENDER is out with an all-new cover!

on October 7, 2015

RULES OF SURRENDER: the Governess Brides, is out in ebook with a “handsome” new cover for your Kindle, Nook, GooglePlay, Kobo, Apple Books ! Also available in paperback with the classic cover. Order from your local bookseller or from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Indiebound or Books-a-million.

OBSESSION FALLS Wins BookPage September Top Honor!

on August 23, 2015

Christina Dodd mixes a chilling cocktail of suspense and romance in Obsession Falls (St. Martin’s, $26.99, 400 pages, ISBN 9781250028471). While trying to save a young kidnapped boy from death, Taylor Summers finds her pleasant day in the Sawtooth Mountains turning into a prolonged feat of wilderness survival. When she re-emerges into civilization, the authorities… Read More

Starred Booklist Review for OBSESSION FALLS!

on August 12, 2015

Taylor Summers came home to the Sawtooth Mountains, hoping that the beauty of the Idaho wilderness would inspire her artistic muse. Unfortunately, her muse proves to be more than elusive, but while Taylor is trying to salvage what she can from her drawings, she spies two men dragging a young boy out of the trunk… Read More

RT Book Reviews Honors OBSESSION FALLS with Top Pick!

on August 10, 2015

• RT Book Reviews, 4.5 Stars, Top Pick! — “Dodd is back with the second extraordinary Virtue Falls book. The evolution of this heroine from everyday individual to relentless survivor adds an intensity that will keep you on the edge of your seat. The villain in this case is charismatic, vicious, and terrifyingly capable. This is… Read More

Starred Library Journal Review for OBSESSION FALLS!

on August 1, 2015

• Library Journal, Starred Review! — An impulsive trip back to the isolated Idaho valley where she lived as a young girl sends high-profile interior designer Taylor Summers fleeing into the rugged Sawtooth Mountains after thwarting the murder of a young boy by distracting his kidnappers. Taylor knows her life is forfeit and if she wants to… Read More

All Governess Brides historicals are now out in eBook!

on March 21, 2015

Ever since I published A PIRATE’S WIFE FOR ME last month, a lot of you have been asking when the first four Governess Brides books would be out in eBook. We have been working on it, and now — they are! Here’s a list of the twelve books in the series in order with the links to the sites…. Read More