Spring cleaning and finishing a novel

After I write “the end” on the last page of a manuscript and then send it off to my editor, it’s time to do a bit of spring-cleaning—specifically tossing out all my notes from the current book. The third book of my Bluegrass Homecoming series, Nom de Plume, comes out in Read More...

Nom de Plume: Bluegrass Homecoming (book 3)

Coming July 31, 2017 — Preorder Today 99 cents Amazon | B&N Nook | iBooks | Kobo Devoted homemaker and mother C.B Lyons hadn’t known she was living a lie, right up until the moment when she caught her husband cheating. Betrayed and then divorced, with her dreams of a Read More...

Writing Secrets—Release Day

Sometimes books take many paths to publication. I wrote the novel Secrets a few years ago, choosing to explore a romance about a woman caught between the past and her desire to create a new life for herself. I wanted to submit the manuscript to a traditional publisher, Read More...

Secrets: Bluegrass Homecoming (book 2)

For a limited time only on Kindle Unlimited! Kindle | Paperback Schoolteacher Kelly Baron raised her child alone. Now that her daughter’s grown and married, Kelly can finally start her new life in North Carolina, responsible only for herself. She has just one more thing Read More...

Prequel: Bluegrass Homecoming (book 1)

For a limited time only available on Kindle Unlimited! Kindle Grace Baron had always been the good wife, in spite of a marriage based on a careless indiscretion, and sustained not by love, but by old-fashioned morality. She’d raised her daughter, bit her tongue, and Read More...

Tangled Memories update still enjoyed by readers

I wrote Tangled Memories many years ago. It was one of the first books I wrote. When I released it again in January, I'd refreshed it with an eye to my current writing style. My editor Karen Block also gave it a polish. What do you know? It's still a good read! And now it Read More...

Why do your readers buy Tangled Memories?

On sale for 99 cents for a few more days! Tangled Memories is different from my normal contemporary romances. In a way, it defies classification. It’s a contemporary romance set in Kentucky. At the same time, it is a typical Gothic romance with the young heroine, Read More...

Purging Junk is Therapeutic

There’s something cathartic about cleaning house and tossing out years of stuff. The junk truck came today, and two polite young men took away several pounds of memories. Oh, I was sad about the disposal of memories. There was the wooden stool I’d used as a schoolteacher Read More...

Meet USA Today Bestselling Author Magdalena Scott

Welcome Magdalena Scott who joins us to talk about Return to Legend. What do you like about writing the Ladies of Legend series? Creating the McClain family has been lots of fun. I had to put the family tree down on "paper," because even I couldn't keep track of all of 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 Read More...