Fangtastic Friday Welcomes Sandra Sookoo

Welcome, Sandra, to Embrace the Shadows!  Your next release is Vegetarian at Midnight, the sequel to The Art of Fang Shui.  It will release on August 6th.  It’s about a werewolf and a vegetarian who ultimately battle a fallen angel (from Eirelander Publishing. .) Without plot spoilers, tell us about this unlikely threesome. Well, … Continue reading

Put a little sizzle into your Fourth of July

Today, I thought I’d do a little promotion for my Fourth of July themed vampire romance called Rocket’s Red Glare.  In this book I combined my love of being a foodie with my love of writing about vampires 🙂  I hope you enjoy. Blurb:  Their second chance at love could be deadly. Jamison Rocket is … Continue reading

Clash of the Covers 6.21.10

Congratulations to You’ve won our Clash of the Covers!   And now for this week’s choices… What Susan Blexrud says: Changeless is the second book in Gail Carriger’s steam punk series.  I loved the first book, Soulless, so I know this one will be great too.  And how can you top a heroine with a … Continue reading

It’s a mystery!

Today, I thought I’d treat you to an excerpt of my latest release, Dead Ruby Slippers.  It’s my first attempt at a mystery, but I’ve thrown in a paranormal element to it that’s pretty interesting.  I hope you enjoy! Blurb:  Dancing may be hard…but no one expected it to be murder. When sexy tap dancer … Continue reading

Death or Taxes, Take Your Pick!

It’s release day for me today!  Finally, after what seemed like a wait of forever, my funny, sexy, demon novella called Demons & Stilettos are a Girl’s Best Friend releases today from The Wild Rose Press! What’s better than a paranormal story, with a hearty dose of humor, mixed with a sexy hero with a … Continue reading


The opening paragraph, or even sentence, in any book will set the tone for that book, and lay down certain expectations for the reader. No one likes a weak opening. It’s like a limp handshake—sweaty, boneless, and something you can’t wait to get away from at the first opportunity. Consider these openers: “Far out in … Continue reading

Paranormals need a little lovin’ too

Okay, so here we are at Valentine’s week.  Can you believe it?  Didn’t New Year’s just come around yesterday? LOL  Anyway, seeing all the red and pink decorations everywhere, you can’t help but think about love and warm fuzzies. Which is just one of the reasons why I like writing.  Even though you know there’ll … Continue reading

I’m in trouble, Ma…

Help!  I need somebody Help!  Not just anybody Help!  You know I need someone Help! Well, it’s Wednesday morning and it’s been one of the longest weeks of my life.  I’ve learned a few truths about myself.  I’m not Immortal.  I’m not even supernatural.  I am merely a writer and I’m at the end of … Continue reading

Oy! My kingdom for originality in books.

Here’s the thing.  I got a spiffy new Sony e-reader for Christmas and have been diligently scanning publisher websites and places like Fictionwise to troll for books in order to fill my shiny new toy. Two things are glaringly obvious in this new world of book buying.  One, there is alto of bad writing out … Continue reading

Life in the Rear View Mirror

Imagine your life as a car.  You are the driver.  The car is your life.  The road is your destiny which will fork and split depending on your decisions.  Sometimes destiny is well marked as a good map.  Other times, you may take a few wrong turns but will eventually find your way once more. … Continue reading

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