Writers’ Police Academy

on August 18, 2016

Last week I spent several days at the International Public Safety Training Academy in Wisconsin for the Writers’ Police Academy. Organized by former cop and author Lee Lofland, this was the third time I’ve attended and each year it gets better and better. Where else can writers meet a K9 officer and his dog, attend…


on August 4, 2016

Do you own DEAD IN HER TRACKS? Amazon spent over a year developing Kindle in Motion and has embedded video and animation in both of the Rogue Winter novellas. It’s gorgeous! They hired actors and built sets and even hired a helicopter in Alaska to get a shot of a snowy forest. If you already…

RWA in San Diego

on July 18, 2016

 I’m back from a week in San Diego with 2000 of my closest writing friends at the Romance Writers of America’s annual conference. There’s nothing like rubbing shoulders with that many motivated authors to get me in my writing groove. San Diego was incredibly gorgeous and I’m jealous of their warm weather and water views….

The first Mercy Kilpatrick book – A MERCIFUL DEATH

on July 7, 2016

Coming in January! My first hardback release, A MERCIFUL DEATH, follows FBI Special Agent Mercy Kilpatrick which many of you met in TARGETED. It’s the start of a new series, but you’ll bump into familiar faces from my other books. It’s available for preorder on Amazon even though my publisher hasn’t finalized the cover yet….

Bouchercon in New Orleans

on July 6, 2016

Do you live near Louisiana? This will be my first visit to New Orleans, but I try to attend the Bouchercon World Mystery books convention each year. I’ll be signing books and speaking on a panel at Bouchercon in NO September 15-18. Visit for more information on Bouchercon and who’ll be attending!

RWA signing in San Diego

on July 1, 2016

Are you in Southern California? This year Romance Writers of America is holding their yearly conference in San Diego. I’ll be signing books on July 13th at San Diego’s Marriott Marquis along with 400 other authors at this event. For more information on this year’s RWA signing and events visit