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December is normally the time when creatures enter hibernation. I’m doing the reverse–emerging from the writing cave (and there was precious little sleeping going in there, trust me 🙂 ). I’ve turned in the manuscript for my next book, hurrah! And while I wait for revisions from my editor, I finally have some time to gear up for the holidays and, oh yes, update the website. A few sneak peeks at the new book are posted here! I wish you all a wonderful holiday season with your loved ones.… Read More »

My goodness, it’s been a busy few months, between my trip to England and all the excitement of school starting! Fall is my favorite season, even with the milder version we get here in Southern California. I’ve updated the blog with some answers to readers’ questions – namely, How do you solve a problem like Claudia? and What’s Next?Read More »

Today, July 27th, my sixth book Three Nights with a Scoundrel, hits the shelves–exactly 364 days after the release of my 2009 debut, Goddess of the Hunt. To say it’s been a whirlwind year would be a vast understatement! I fly out today to cap it with a wonderful week at the Romance Writers of America conference in Orlando, where Surrender of a Siren is a finalist for the RITA award. Unbelievable. I feel blessed and so grateful to all my family, friends, and readers. Thank you!… Read More »

Book Two in the Stud Club trilogy, Twice Tempted by a Rogue, is in stores today! RT Book Reviews has deemed it “a great book that deserves a place on your keeper shelf.” Read an excerpt and find order links here. … Read More »

It’s less than a week now until book two of the Stud Club trilogy, Twice Tempted by a Rogue, hits bookstores! You can read the full chapter one here. In other fun news, rights were recently licensed for Indonesian editions of Goddess of the Hunt, Surrender of a Siren, and A Lady of Persuasion!… Read More »

It’s finally here! Release day for One Dance with a Duke, the first installment in an all-new trilogy. (And if you haven’t watched the Stud Club Trilogy video yet, you really should!) To celebrate the book’s release, I’m hosting a very special giveaway. Details here. … Read More »

This week, I’m off to the RT Booklovers Convention in Columbus, Ohio, where I can’t wait to meet up with readers, writers, and booksellers…oh, and accept a lovely award for Goddess of the Hunt (RT Reviewer’s Choice for Best First Historical 2009)! In the meantime, I hope you enjoy checking out the new book video and listening to an excerpt from One Dance with a Duke. And be sure to request your free bookmarks!… Read More »

I’m thrilled to announce that Surrender of a Siren is a RITA finalist in the Regency Historical category! The RITAs are given by the Romance Writers of America to celebrate excellence in the romance genre, and the awards will be presented at the national conference this July. I’m so honored.… Read More »

Whew! I have met all my deadlines (for the moment, ha), and just in time to enjoy the beautiful California spring. (My sympathies to those of you still shoveling snow in the East.) It’s a busy family month for us, with weddings and birthdays and other fun. And I can’t believe it’s just a few months until the May 25th release of One Dance with a Duke! … Read More »

Ah, February…the month of romance! For me, this is going to be the month of romance and work, work, work, as I finish up the writing, revising, and editing of the 2010 trilogy (starts with One Dance with a Duke on May 25!). So I may be scarce on the internet for a few weeks, but in the meantime I’ve opened a new “New Authors” contest, giving away books from historical debut authors Sara Lindsey and Erica Ridley. Happy Valentine’s Day!… Read More »