Excerpts

The following links will open a new window and take you to an excerpt for each book. When I get a chance, I may also provide a PDF of the first chapter of each book -- but that takes time and, alas, I have little spare time to do it. It's on my "to do" list.

In Resorts, Regrets, and Returning to Love, Nate and Emily fell in love when they were teens. Can they revisit that lost love and find it again? Or does a murderer have other plans?

In Mist, Carolyn was kidnapped seven years ago but she escaped. Now her torturer is coming after her again. But this time she's ready. Have you ever thought about how good revenge might feel if nobody blamed you for the outcome?

Cassie's life is getting complicated -- by a new boss, a new career, her ex-husband, and inheritance, and murder. See what's happening in Lilacs, Litigation, and Lethal Love Affairs.

Cassie's adventures continue in Foxgloves, Fancy Fungus and Fatal Family Feuds as she tries to decide between the two men in her life while helping a friend during a murder investigation. If she's not careful, she might be the next victim!

Cassie's storyline concludes in Daisies, Deadly Force, and Disastrous Divorce Disputes as she finally decides on the man she'll spend the rest of her life with - a life that might be cut short when the family's old wounds are reopened.

Grace thought she was going out on a blind date in Lie To Me. She didn't know she was going to be swept into a sting operation--and a romance.

Here's one from Autographs, Abductions, and A-List Authors, a story about Bea Emerson--best-selling novelist at a writer's conference who gets tangled up with murder and a detective (L J Remarchik).

When Harry said he'd help M.C. Shefflington (Mac), he didn't know he'd become the target of a killer.

Layla received a letter that was meant for Max Lerner...or was it? Did someone want to bring these two mismatched lovers together?

When Mary Margaret Madison heard two men arguing, she stumbled onto more than just a disagreement. She stumbled on a murder.

This is from Brownies, Bodies, and Breaking the Code in which Jessie's co-worker died at a potluck after eating her brownies... did the brownies do him in?

Nick Baxter figured the hicks in New Providence, Iowa wouldn't see past his Brilliant Disguise. Little did he know those 'hicks' were all in cahoots to protect a local girl from the FBI bad-boy.

Jane Renard is a college professor, an erotic-romance author, and a woman with a problem. And Marcus Sloan is just the man to help her with that problem.

Odetta and Jack embark on a cross-country scavenger hunt, with romance novels providing the keys to answers for the clues. Let's see if they can find a solution before the bad guys find them.

J T jilted Molly years ago and now he's back. He's the cop who's investigating who murdered Molly's ex-husband and buried the body under a rose bush in her yard.

Bea Emerson is back in Sun, Surf, and Sandy Strangulation. She's at a writing conference in Florida and a sexy male cover model turns up dead. Is Bea really a curse to writers?

Murder has found Hannah Paxton -- once as a teenaged witness and now, thirty years later, as a juror in a high profile trial. When she gets threatening phone calls, it seems murder is searching for her again…for the final time.

In Book 3 of the Fatal Writers' Conference series, Bea has finally found happiness with the man of her dreams. If only these pesky dead bodies wouldn't keep turning up and interrupting their honeymoon!

Nathan planned to propose to Margaret on a warm, sandy beach. He didn't plan on finding a dead body frozen to the pavement in the middle of a blizzard.