Greetings, all, and happy new year! I hope your holidays were enjoyable, peaceful, or whatever you needed them to be. To my friends who have had a tough time, hugs! Regular life is starting up soon. My holiday season was busy with lots of eating, cooking, drinking, more eating, more cooking, some writing, and a … Continue reading Calling all Lycanthropy Files fans!
Today I’m happy to introduce Jacci DeVera and her character Calla McAmis, a mountain lion shifter. The interview reminded me of when I lived in Arkansas for a year, and the wildlife service swore that there were no mountain lions in the state but said there was a $30,000 fine if you killed one. Because … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Jacci DeVera’s Calla
Some characters walk right into my head and take over. This is the first time one walked into a couch session and did. So, without further ado, meet Luke. I think you’ll like him. Hi, Cecilia! I’m Luke Anderson. Actually, that’s Dr. Luke Anderson. I’m a trauma surgeon who’s been in the army for … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Luke from Red Jameson’s With These Wings
Today I’m so excited to have an unpublished character for my couch. I love featuring the published ones, but I admit that these are even more fun for me. Meet Aidee Ladnier’s Miranda: Character One name: Miranda Age: 16 Gender: Female Species (if applicable): Human Cultural or historical context: Modern day teenager, American South Brief … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Aidee Ladnier’s Miranda
“People say I’m beautiful, but they don’t see the monster inside…” That’s how the second book of the Lycanthropy Files series starts. The feedback I got from readers is that they love the heroine Lonna for her snarky, clever tone. The hero Max is a hot doctor with a Caribbean accent and some unusual talents. … Continue reading Long Shadows on sale August 1-7!
Today I’m excited to welcome Cassandra Chandler and her hero Dante to the blog. I can’t wait to read her book, which is a new riff on the Phantom of the Opera story. We share a publisher, editor, and cover artist, so it’s like we’re author sisters! Isn’t this gorgeous? A leap across time is … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Dante from Wandering Soul
In anticipation of Eros Element coming out in August, my urban fantasy series will be on sale, one book at a time, one week at a time this summer. Yes, Eros Element is steampunk, but there are a lot of readers – like me! – who like both. Here are the buy links for the … Continue reading The Mountain’s Shadow – on sale for 99 cents through July 24!
I am so very excited to welcome author Cecilia Tan and her character Timothy Frost to the couch today. Timothy is a character in her Tales from the Magic University series, which is definitely on my TBR list. She reveals what makes Timothy tick and talks about the series below. Spellbinding: Tales from the Magic … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Cecilia Tan’s Timothy Frost
Today I’m excited to be a stop on the Secret Worlds blog tour. Two of my author colleagues from the Georgia Romance Writers, Debbie Herbert and Linsey Hall are included in this set. My review of Debbie’s book is below, as is a Character on the Couch interview of her hero Keelan. I’m super excited … Continue reading Secret Worlds blog tour stop
Today I’m pleased to welcome author M.V. Freeman and her characters Xander and Mina to my couch. If you’ve read her debut novel Incandescent, you’ve already had the pleasure of meeting these characters, and I’m delighted they get their own book, especially Mina. MVF: It’s a pleasure to be here—today I am introducing Xander and … Continue reading Published Character on the Couch: Xander & Mina from Illumination