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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


VIRTUE FALLS is out in paperback!

on July 5, 2015

VIRTUE FALLS, winner of the RT Book Reviews award and the July Barnes and Noble Bookseller pick, is at last available in paperback! See why RT said, “Dodd has always been a terrific author, but she kicks it into a whole new realm with this amazing and terrifying novel!”  Talk to your independent bookstore or orderVIRTUE FALLS from Barnes and Noble, Books-a-Million or at Amazon…. 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


A PIRATE’S WIFE FOR ME: Governess Brides #11 is out now!

on February 17, 2015

Let’s hear it for swashbuckling pirates who ravish a woman without caring what is politically correct! Let’s hear it for men who inspire adjectives like hotly, sardonically, savagely! My all-new, full-length Governess Brides historical,  A PIRATE’S WIFE FOR ME, is out in paperback and for Kindle, Nook, Kobo, Apple Books! Read an excerpt! Buy it today!


My fiftieth book, VIRTUE FALLS, is out now!

on September 7, 2014

The first full-length book in the VIRTUE FALLS series is out now! Iris Johansen says, “Edge of the seat suspense and fascinating premise. Couldn’t put it down. My kind of thriller!” Jayne Ann Krentz says, “Fans of Nora Roberts will devour VIRTUE FALLS.” Download the first chapter of VIRTUE FALLS in audio for free! Photo: The VIRTUE FALLS hardcover and… Read More


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!


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.”