Throwback Thursday: My first novel contributes to current ones

When I was in junior high school, I wrote my first book. It was a group project dreamed up by my girlfriends and me. You see, we had our own little fan club. I’m dating myself when I tell you the name of the group—the Beatles. We were Beatle fans, which was not uncommon Read More...

The Montana Ranchers Series (The Montana McKenna’s Prequel)

Free ebook! Amazon Kindle | iBooks | B&N Nook | Kobo Welcome to McKenna Ranch! Meet Brody, Callie, Mercer and Parker—the four siblings in the clan of James McKenna, a Montana rancher. Growing up on the ranch was a great life, until Callie and Parker's mother passed Read More...

Six Bluegrass Reunion series romances soon to be in Kindle Unlimited

Six of my eight Bluegrass Reunion series romances published by Resplendence Publishing are slowly making their way to Kindle Unlimited. Kentucky Cowboy Kentucky Woman Kentucky Flame Kentucky Bride Kentucky Groom Kentucky Heat Kindle Unlimited is Amazon’s Read More...

Judd Romeo, My Kentucky Cowboy

Meet my hero Judd Romeo in Kentucky Cowboy as the heroine does for the first time since high school. Fisting her hand, Mandy pounded on the door. Then she stuck both hands into her pants pockets, knocking her car keys out of the right pocket. She bent down to pick them Read More...

What I love about writing the Bluegrass Reunion series

Research. Yes, I actually enjoyed the research needed to write this series. The eight books in the Bluegrass Reunion series are contemporary romances about family and second chances. They are set in Kentucky. Each romance stands alone. For Kentucky Cowboy, I learned Read More...

Brody: The Montana McKenna’s

Home...it's where you go when your past, present, and future collide. When rancher James McKenna is critically injured in a riding accident, his wife calls his daughter and stepson home for a family meeting. Ironically, home is just where stepson Brody Caldera wants to be. Read More...

Meet the Montana McKenna’s

Meet Brody, Callie, Mercer and Parker—the four siblings in the clan of James McKenna, a Montana rancher. Growing up on the ranch was a great life, until Callie and Parker's mother passed away, leaving James a widower. It wasn't long, though, before he remarried, bringing Read More...

Cowboy Up!

I wrote a blog about this expression several years ago and decided to revisit the concept today. To “cowboy up” means that when things are tough you get back up, dust yourself off, and keep trying. Rick Pitino in his 1997 book Success is a Choice: Ten Steps to Read More...

Cowboys can be from Kentucky too

Monday I was a guest at Authors & Appetizers, the blog that combines good food, good books and the latest from popular authors in all genres. Besides the blog post, which I am reposting below, you can find a picture of me riding a stuffed bull, my great-aunt's recipe for Read More...