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A Southern Hemisphere Christmas

Songs, books, and movies depict a white Christmas with snow, hearty fires in the hearth, roasted chestnuts, mulled wine, and plum pudding. In my world, nothing could be farther from the truth since I live in the Southern hemisphere. A white Christmas is something I’ve...

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Interview!

Billie Daddario interviewed me about my writing and my upcoming release, My Highland Mate, Middlemarch Gathering 1. Read the interview here.

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News: An Addition to the Fancy Free series

“Christmas isn’t a season. It’s a feeling.” ~ Edna Ferber. This year, I’m taking part in several collaborative projects, which means I’m currently busy writing a Christmas story. After a bit of thought, I decided to make an addition to my Fancy Free series. Festive is...

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A Military Romance Hero

Romance novels are full of tropes. Military heroes are a popular one, and if you agree and enjoy reading about strong and sexy soldiers, this is the promotion for you to check out. Don't delay. Go right now! Yes, I want to read a romance with a military hero!

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Excerpt: Protecting the Bride

Cullen stood, grabbed their empty glasses. “Want another beer? I’ll challenge you to a game of pool.” “Deal,” Josh said. “Check out the woman at the bar. If you have a thing for the old-fashion movie starlet, she fits the type to a T. See you at the pool tables.”...

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Final Peek at Stewart Island

Oban is the main town on Stewart Island. Actually, it's the only town on the island. My characters in Protecting the Bride, Cullen and Grace, stayed here and spent time exploring the town and the rest of the island. This is a view of Oban. We took a boat trip inland...

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Exploring Stewart Island, NZ

In previous posts, I've mentioned that my visit to Stewart Island inspired the book Protecting the Bride. Mr. Munro and I had lots of fun during our visit and many of the things we did found their way into Protecting the Bride. Cullen and Grace sat on this same...

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Protecting the Bride: The Inspiration

Much of Stewart Island is uninhabited and still covered with native bush, making it a haven for many of our native birds. Ulva Island is a bird sanctuary where some of our most endangered birds have been released and are thriving. It was a thrill and a privilege to...

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Stewart Island, Inspiration for Protecting the Bride

Stewart Island is the third-largest island in New Zealand, and it sits around thirty kilometers south of the South Island. Mr. Munro and I visited in 2020 and enjoyed our visit so much that I decided to set a book on the island. After percolating the idea for a few...

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