Friday, December 30, 2011

Will this be the New Year I'm praying for?


I've just been informed that Together for Christmas has been chosen as one of TBR's books of the month... therefore, I need votes please.
It's just a click away...

Together for Christmas... the holiday book you'll want to read this season.
It'll make you laugh and cry, and at the end, it'll make you sigh!!

I've just gotten a wonderful 5 star review from TBR - Goodreads
and would be proud for you to read it.

Another great review from Sizzling Hot Reviews

Night Owl Choice


      Maybe it was the eagerness in her voice, or maybe just her words, but whatever she said made him smile. Up till then, he’d seemed like a stranger looking back at her. Then his smile changed everything. Unfortunately, it didn’t last too long. But she’d seen enough and decided right away that he had a dear face. Not what one would call handsome, more like interesting. She’d bet that his full head of messy hair cut short and worn close to his head normally didn’t look so scruffy. That wouldn’t be his style at all.

      His piercing green eyes didn’t have the same sparkle as his mother’s. They were ruthless and compelling, slightly haughty and intense, and the shrewdest stare she’d ever come across. She felt as if he were trying to find her inside of him by staring into his own eyes.

     “Can you see me?” She teased.

     “I do believe I can. I went slightly crossed-eyed for a moment, and I have no doubt that was you sneaking a peek.”  When he grinned, dimples appeared on both sides of his mouth and created a whole different impression. This man devastated with his attractiveness, his charisma.  

     Unequivocally, Abbie knew at that moment, not only had her spirit joined with his, but also her heart now faced a challenge. She’d never believed in love at first sight, more fool her. She shut down her corridor to him and curled up into a small ball lodged inside his body. This needed a great deal of thought. She had to talk herself out of this nonsense, and quickly.

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2012 - A new Year!

Will this be the New Year I'm praying for? The one where a lot of people find out about my books and want to read them. The year where my sales hit the double and triple digits each day so that I feel that my dreams have finally come true.

Unlike many people, I've been blessed, because I love the work I do. Dreaming up new plots, building my characters from vague, unknown individuals to people I learn to laugh with - and adore. Creating conflicts where those same individuals have to screw up a little like we all do in real life ,and then learn from their mistakes…like we all do in real life!!

So with this thought in mind, I'm praying for this year to be the one. The one that when friends ask me, "when did your career actually take off?" I can say. Oh it was in 2012. My favorite year! I remember it well!

And as much as I hope this for myself, I also have the same wish for each and every one of you. That this will be the year you've all been praying for.


For this New Years Giveaway Blog Hop (see side panel) I will be happy to present the lucky winner with a $15 Wild Rose Press Gift certificate. All you need to leave a comment and your e-mail address.


Got great news just now! Seems my New Year's prayer is starting a bit early. My Cheeky Angel  just got a fabulous review so I thought I'd add it here for you all to read in case you're looking for a wonderful $.99 read.
(see book cover on left side - just click on cover to get to the Amazon page )


There's a wonderful contest on at where you have a choice of book covers ( My cheeky Angel included) and the first prize is $150 for a gift certificate for Amazon if you choose a cover and leave a comment. There's other ways to earn points to have a better chance to win so read Shannon's blurb and good luck!


5-star books


  1. From now on any commenters who leave their e-mail addresses will be automatically added to my newsletter (with a very easy unsubmit link at the bottom if you'd rather not recieve it.) I only send the newsletters out when I have news - hopefully there'll more written this year as my career takes off!!! I'm trying to be positive here!
    Thanks to all who leave a comment and good luck!

  2. Congrats on your success! I would love to win & read your book.
    Dede at

  3. Thank you for the excellent giveaway. I hope you have a wonder new year. I would love to read your book.

    GFC as seriousreader

    seriousreader at live dot com

  4. Thank you for the giveaway.

  5. thanks! christinbanda at yahoo dot com

  6. Happy New Year! Congratulations and hope 2012 will be everything you wish for. Thanks for being part of the hop and for the chance to win such a great prize! <^_^>

    reneebennett35 at yahoo dot com

  7. THank you for the great contest. and here is to future successes for you.


  8. Thanks for the giveaway...

  9. Thanks for the giveaway & have a Happy New Year!

    elizabeth @ bookattict . com

  10. Sweet giveaway :0)

  11. Happy New Year!

    Kara DiDomizio: GFC

  12. Thanks for participating in the hop and for the giveaway opportunity.

  13. Thanks for the chance to be included for your giveaway. Continued success in 2012.

    lkish77123 at gmail dot com

  14. I hope the year turns out to be a great one for you!


  15. Thanks for the giveaway!

    ncprincess96 at yahoo dot com

  16. Thanks for hosting!


  17. Please enter me!

  18. Thanks for the giveaway! Happy New Year! Gloria

    geschumann at live dot com

  19. Thanks for the great giveaway. I hope Y'all had a merry christmas and happy newyear.

  20. Thank you for the giveaway. I would love to read your book.

    GFC as R.


  21. Thank you for the excellent giveaway.
    helldog3 at

  22. I would love to win and read this. Thanks for the opportunity.


  23. Congratulations & thanks for the chance.

    GFC = Juana Esparza


  24. Congrats!
    Thank you for the giveaway!
    GFC: June M.
    manning_j2004 at yahoo dot com

  25. New GFC follower. Happy New Year!

  26. HOURGLASS by Myra McEntire was my favorite book of 2011.
    GFC- Lisa Richards

    alterlisa AT yahoo DOT com

  27. thank you for this giveaway! Amanda Odair

  28. great giveaway

  29. Congratulations to Katie Amanada who was chosen as the winner of the $15 Gift Certificate for Wild Rose Press. And thank you for all who participated.
    Hope this coming 2012 is the best year for each and every one of you!!
    xo MImi