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I write contemporary romances -- smart, heartfelt and fun. 

I love to create heros and heroines who spark off each other. Who  match wits and wills on their way to true love. So come on in and check out my site. You may find the book of your dreams.  

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THE MONTANA SON (formerly THE SECRET SON) won a RUBY AWARD (Romantic Book of the Year) in the Short, Sweet category. 

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Alex Chernoff is just blowing through town....

The Montana Son

A birthday card out of the blue from his estranged father sends successful Seattle marketing man Alex Chernoff on a detour to Cherry Lake in search of answers about his past. A day, maybe two, to tie up loose strings and he’ll be out of there, heading for Mexico, margaritas and blondes in bikinis.

Emma Stanhope is all too familiar with hot, rich, entitled guys like Alex. They never hang around for long, especially not for a Plain Jane like herself. No problem. She’s smart and logical, like any good scientist, and knows better than to lose her heart.

What Emma doesn’t count on is chemistry—of the romantic kind.

Alex, when he learns that he’s a secret from his father’s real family, can’t stay even if he wanted to.

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How To Trap A Parent, originally released as a Superromance, is being reissued in an Australian Romance duo in July 2016 from Harlequin Australia. 

Jane Linden’s high school sweetheart Cole Roberts had given her a child and offered her the security of small-town life when all she wanted was the bright lights and a movie career.

Now the town’s charismatic real estate agent is a single parent himself. Not only that, it’s clear Cole wants to make up for lost time with his daughter - whether Jane likes it or not. The young love they once shared seems to have burned itself out. Until their kids find a way to turn back the clock.


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I’m really excited to join writing friends Sarah Mayberry and Karina Bliss in creating the Outback Bachelor Ball series.


October 20, 2015

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Book 1 of THE OUTBACK BACHELOR BALL series

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She’ll do anything to get him to see her as a woman...  

Feisty, fearless Ellie McFarlane has tried forever to get cattle station manager, Rick Drummond, to notice she’s not another cowhand. So when her gal pals talk her into glamming up for an Outback Bachelor and Spinster ball she’s eager to prove she’s all woman, all the time, and leave her boneheaded cowboy eating dust. 

Sexy wrangler Rick is crazy about Ellie just as she is but her father – his boss – told him long ago that his daughter was off limits. Even though she’s all grown up now, Rick still feels it’s his job is to protect her, not seduce her. Plus, he’s finally got an opportunity to buy back his family farm, which means moving far away. 

Ellie’s transformation from Cinder-Ellie to belle of the ball has Rick’s jaw dropping – and all the other cowboys falling at her feet. Ellie tries to revel in her new-found sex-pot status but without Rick it’s a hollow victory. Has Rick left it too late to claim the only woman he’ll ever truly love….

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Other books in the series:

Book 2
CAN TRUE LOVE OVERCOME A BAD HIDE DAY AND A SERIES OF UNFORTUNATE EVENTS?


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Book 3 
SOMETIMES IT PAYS TO WAIT FOR THE THINGS YOU WANT, EVEN IF IT’S THE HARDEST THING YOU EVER DO.


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For more information on The Outback Bachelor Ball series go to New Releases





Check out these other fabulous stories in the Small Town Secrets series!

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Prequel novella Free!

August 25, 2015

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Book 2

Sept 1, 2015

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Book 3

Sept 8, 2015

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Book 4

Sept 15, 2015 

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All right. So Jack Thatcher has experienced deep, personal tragedy. Dr. Sienna Maxwell gets that. But how can the man drop out of life the way he has, pretending to be happy hosting fabulous dinner parties and puttering in his back shed? That's something she will never be able to understand. Because he's only pretending, right?
Sienna's a shoot-from-the-hip high achiever, who demands no less from everyone around her. Driven and determined to make her new medical practice--and everything she touches--a success, she wants a whole lot more from Jack than charm...and kisses. She wants nothing less than perfect.

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