Is Love Enough?

On the verge of making their engagement official, Zach and Claudia must face down their greatest adversaries – his family. Zach and Claudia have always believed their love for each other could overcome any obstacle, but when Zach’s teenage children come for a summer visit, an unforeseen challenge threatens to destroy their love and everything …

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New Release: The Novelist

​No one ever said being married to a writer was easy… Jacque has always struggled to get his business ideas off the ground. From photography to catering to publishing, his poorly-planned endeavors have put a serious strain on his finances—and his marriage. Despite his difficulties turning his passions into a paycheck, Jacque has always considered …

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Time to Read

For those of you who follow my other blog (Authors to Watch), you might have noticed I've been doing a ton of reading over the past few months. Well, there's a very good reason for this. Since moving from Missouri to New Hampshire, I haven't been working outside the home. There's only so much cleaning, …

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Write What You Want

A few years ago, I belonged to an online writers' group where I posted The Claiming Words for critique. For the most part, I received good feedback, but there was one review that really got to me. Good reviews can make you smile all day, but bad reviews tend to revisit you, playing in your …

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Setting the Mood

When we think about the phrase "setting the mood," we generally think about romance, but mood isn't just for romance novels. It's the author's job to set the mood in any novel they write. In a horror novel, the reader expects a creepy, frightening setting. In romance, the author needs to set a mood conducive …

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