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Graphic novel in progress

I’m super excited to share the news that I am currently developing a 6-issue comic book series!  The incredibly talented Maria Nguyen is creating the artwork for the series (check out her work here) and we are working on finding a publisher. Read on to see the first six sample pages. Wild Rose Set against the backdrop of London and rural Ireland in 1790, Wild Rose reimagines a haunting Irish folktale. The story of Eliza Day is a tale of love and revenge, but also of class conflict, religious intolerance, and the secret societies that became common in eighteenth century…

Get your copy of The Fury Bride now!

At long last, The Fury Bride is finally live! Thank you so much to all my readers who have been patient with me while I worked out the kinks in this story. The Fury Bride is the longest book I’ve written (so far), with new characters and more worldbuilding/mythology than ever as the series races toward a finish in book seven. AMAZON | IBOOKS | GOOGLE PLAY | KOBO    

New short stories – get’em while they’re hot

If you like short stories/flash fiction and good deals, you should check out my Patreon page. $1/month gets you a free short story every month. There are also opportunities to get cool swag, have characters named after you, and even see your name in the dedication of my next novel. The most recent stories I’ve posted were a lot of fun to write, and I think that shines through in these covers! Become a Patron Now!

Win 45+ urban fantasy novels and a Kindle Fire e-reader!

Hey, guys! I’ve teamed up with over 45 fantastic urban fantasy authors to give away a huge collection of novels, PLUS a Kindle Fire, to one lucky winner!  You can win my novel, Fury’s Kiss, plus books from the amazing authors pictured below. Enter the giveaway by clicking here Good luck, and enjoy!

Retro Reads: The First (and Worst?) Harlequin Romance

Retro Reads is a series of posts highlighting the best, most interesting, and most hilarious trends of the fiction of yesteryear. (Spoiler alert: This post contains spoilers, but does not give away major plot points. Also trigger warning: This book review contains discussion of sexual assault, racism, and strong language.) Before Harlequin became the romance powerhouse it is today, the company was a small publisher dedicated to reprinting paperbacks in a variety of genres. Books cost $0.25 each (those were the days!) and the catalogue included a strong backlist of mystery from big names like Agatha Christie and Sir Arthur…

Win free books or $100 Amazon gift card at The Romance Studio’s Valentines’s Day party!

For readers who aren’t familiar with The Romance Studio, you’ll want to check out this romance review site/blog in time for their Valentine’s Day party! The site is giving away a ton of free ebooks, including copies of my sexy new romantic suspense, Man’s Ruin. They’re also giving away a $100 Amazon gift card to one lucky reader. To enter the contest, visit or their Facebook page between February 10 and 14 and comment on any post. Authors (including me) will be dropping by to interact with fans and share info about upcoming/new releases. Make sure to mark this one on…

Join the Goodreads Reading Challenge!

It’s New Year’s resolution time again, and one of my favourite resolutions is to read more books! This year, I’m aiming to read 100 books in 2017. It’s an ambitious goal, but even if I don’t make it, I still come out ahead because…books. Here are the statistics Goodreads has shared about last year’s challenge: Participants 3,052,000 Books Pledged 142,398,150 Books Finished 39,444,997 Avg. Books Pledged 46 Challenges Completed 30,338 And 2017 is looking good too. Here are the stats so far: 1,014,583 Participants 46,226,091 Total Books Pledged 1,103,854 Total Books Completed 45 Average Books Per Challenge 232 Challenges Completed…

Hal-Con: Nova Scotia’s geekiest weekend of the year

I recently appeared at Hal-Con, the biggest sci fi/fantasy conference in Eastern Canada, as a guest speaker and vendor and I had a ton of fun. I went all out and dressed as Belle from Beauty and the Beast on two separate days – I wore the famous yellow ball gown on Saturday and the blue peasant dress on Sunday – but I still didn’t hold a candle to some of the costumes I saw at the con.   I spoke on three panels about writing and self-publishing, and it was amazing to meet so many other talented authors and…