Light Fantastique Releases December 15!

Light Fantastique will be available for purchase on December 15. Reviews so far have been great with a four-star review from Romantic Times, which starts with, “This deftly woven adventure is cast with well-developed characters that round out an entertaining mystery.” Then Riley over at Smart Girls Love Sci Fi Romance wrote a very perceptive … Continue reading Light Fantastique Releases December 15!

Characters on the Couch: Jacci DeVera’s Calla

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

Character on the Couch: Luke from Red Jameson’s With These Wings

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

Characters on the Couch: Viola Carr’s Lizzie and Eliza

It’s often said that we authors have voices in our heads. Viola Carr has voices with their own voices. She’s currently in the midst of the very clever Electric Empire steampunk series. The second, The Devious Dr. Jekyll, came out Tuesday.   THE DIABOLICAL MISS HYDE Magic, mystery, and romance mix in this edgy steampunk … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Viola Carr’s Lizzie and Eliza

Snarkology Halloween Hop: Victorian Ghosts and Hysteria

  Follow the hop for more fun, great books, and awesome prizes. (Click Image) This year I’m thrilled and honored to be part of the Snarkology Halloween Hop. There are lots of bloggers participating, each with their own prize, and the grand prizes for the actual blog hop are fabulous, too. Click here to enter … Continue reading Snarkology Halloween Hop: Victorian Ghosts and Hysteria

Guest spot – Cover reveal for The Twisting

Today I’m really excited to be part of the cover reveal for Laurel Wanrow’s second book The Twisting. I read and LOVED the first book in the series (my review is below by the Goodreads giveaway), so I’m excited to see that this one is sharing a book birthday with the paperback release of  my … Continue reading Guest spot – Cover reveal for The Twisting

Outtake Tuesday: Cut Scene from A Perfect Man

When we pick up a book from the bookshelf, we’re (hopefully) getting something that’s been through multiple rounds of revisions and edits. We don’t often get to see the early drafts and “mistakes.” I decided, for the entertainment of my readers and for the use of anyone who wants to see why certain scenes or … Continue reading Outtake Tuesday: Cut Scene from A Perfect Man

Character on the Couch: Jillian Neal’s Brock and Hope

Today I’m delighted to have Jillian Neal and her characters from her newly released novel Gypsy Hope to the couch. We authors typically try to use our powers for good, but Jillian is taking it a step further. For every copy of Gypsy Hope sold, Jillian is donating $1 to the ProLiteracy organization to help … Continue reading Character on the Couch: Jillian Neal’s Brock and Hope

Characters on the Couch: Aidee Ladnier’s Charlotte

Today we get to meet Charlotte, aka “Charly,” the other half of the paranormally talented duo from Aidee Ladnier’s ongoing project. Character Two name: Charlotte (Charly) Age: 16 Gender: Female Species (if applicable): Human Cultural or historical context (if important to the story, e.g., if it’s a Regency): Modern day teenager, American South Brief description … Continue reading Characters on the Couch: Aidee Ladnier’s Charlotte

Character on the Couch: Aidee Ladnier’s Miranda

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