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I’m so excited to be part of the Windtree Press anthology Crime Never Takes a Holiday. There are stories from unexplained disturbances, college pranks gone wrong, and almost always one or more murders around a holiday theme. Kick off your shoes, grab a warm drink and snuggle into a blanket and get lured onto ten holiday crime sprees.
My story in the anthology is Yuletide Firebug. It brings back many of the characters from Falling in Love With Him. Here’s the blurb for my short story.
Friends to lovers. Check. Holiday mystery. Check. Geriatric sleuths. Check. Love and the Yuletide Firebug has it all.
Fly fishing guide, Ingie Pulaski, teams up with local arson investigator, Ian Callahan, and her uncle’s group of amateur sleuths to find the Yuletide Firebug. With the holidays fast approaching, arson has turned to murder, and everyone is searching for the killer.
Will Ian stop his search for an arsonist long enough to see Ingie as more than his best friend’s little sister?
Sweet Christmas romance. Check. Matchmaking Santa and Mrs. Claus. Check, check. Two lonely hearts. Check, check, check!
She’s a country girl living in the heart of the city. He’s an ex-SEAL teaching kindergarteners.
Sadie McCluskey loved the holidays until she lost her parents in a car accident at sixteen, then her ex-husband left her a week before Christmas. She’s content spending the holidays working her urban farm until Hank Dabrowski walks into her life. Now, all she wants is to get Hank under the mistletoe.
Hank needed a change after ten years as a SEAL. When he breaks off his engagement, he leaves his hometown of Angel Falls, Vermont, and moves to Snowside to teach kindergarteners! Burned, but not broken, Hank still believes in true love, especially after Sadie gives his kids a tour of her farm. Watching her share her joy of farming with them ignites a spark deep inside him. But can he convince her he’s the Christmas gift she’s been longing for?
Jody and Nick Claws arrive on Sadie’s doorstep in matching red and green plaid flannel shirts, the spitting image of that other jolly yuletide couple. Can these holiday matchmakers work their Christmas magic to help two reluctant hearts find their happily ever after?
Nothing kicks off the holidays like a pair of lonely hearts in need of Christmas magic, so grab your copy today.
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She’s home and hearth. He’s a superstar baseball player.
Emma Delaney has always loved Sam Parker. Sam reminds her of warm sunshine, laughter and passion. In his arms, she dreams of white picket fences and happily-ever-afters, until the day he leaves her for baseball.
A knee-ending injury puts Sam permanently on the bench. With his baseball career cut short, he returns home to face his guilt, and the woman he abandoned for the game. The woman he can never have—Emma.
Get your copy today because when friends become lovers sparks fly!
He’s lost everything that gave his life meaning. She’s determined to show him that she’s his new beginning.
Cassie Cooper’s neat, orderly life is turned topsy-turvy when overnight she becomes a single mom to three rambunctious boys. Between running her beauty salon and caring for her new charges, she has no time for a relationship. But love is definitely in the air when her childhood friend, Griffin Valentine, moves back to town.
Griffin Valentine, famed orthopedic surgeon, walks away from a lucrative practice after his two-year-old son dies in a car accident and his wife divorces him. Returning to Hope’s Crossing to take over a small medical practice, he throws himself into caring for his patients. As much as he’s drawn to Cassie and her readymade family, the past looms over him, threatening to destroy the new life he’s building.
Can Cassie help Griffin find the courage to love again? Get your copy today because a second chance at love doesn’t come along every day._
He had the world by the tail. She’s the love he left behind.
Willa Dunbar grew up in Hope’s Crossing and planned on a career running Mumford Theater with her uncle—until they had a falling out. Over a decade later, Willa returns home to care for her uncle only to discover the bad boy of baseball—and her first love—is living next door.
Ben Valentine left Hope’s Crossing straight out of high school to play professional baseball. After his baseball career crashed and burned, and his marriage fell apart, he returned to Hope’s Crossing to build a new life. When he reunites with Willa, all he wants is to prove to her that he’s not the playboy the media has portrayed him as.
Can the bad boy of baseball show Willa he’s her one and only? Get your copy today because your first love is the one you never forget.