Monthly update – October 2016

October and Halloween are over, and we’re heading toward Christmas and the year’s end already! Hard to believe, isn’t it? October was a record month for me. I had several new books out: My contemporary lesbian romance Heart Trouble is now available through all major online bookstores. I also published two nonfiction guides for writers: Show, Don’t Tell and Point of View. And my holiday-themed romance novel Under a Falling Star is now available as an audiobook! So, as you can see, I had a lot of reasons to celebrate in October–and I did…with cheesecake! Yum! I also spent most …

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Opposites attract in my new lesbian romance “Heart Trouble”

Personally, I love romance novels that pair two women who couldn’t be more different from each other if they tried. It’s not just that opposites attract; it’s also that they somehow complete each other and can learn from each other and bring out the best in each other. My latest lesbian romance novel, Heart Trouble, certainly falls into that category. On the surface, the two main characters are very different from each other: Hope Finlay is a doctor in a busy ER in Los Angeles. She grew up in foster care and learned not to bond too closely to people. …

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Monthly update – August 2016

Summer is slowly coming to an end, so I’m trying to enjoy the last gorgeous weeks here in southwestern Germany while I eagerly await the publication of my next novel and first medical romance, Heart Trouble. It’s a book with an unusual plot, so I can’t wait to find out how readers will react to it. I have already translated the book into German and have sent it off to the editor today. The German title is “Herzklopfen und Granatäpfel,” which roughly translates to “Heart palpitations and pomegranates.” I also finished revising my two nonfiction books for writers in August. Point …

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