…from the Heart of Texas and welcome to my website.

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I’m excited to announce the release of my latest romance, Deadline to Desire, in print and e-pub versions on, Barnes &, Smashwords, CreateSpace, and various other sites.

Like Dog Nanny, Deadline to Desire has plenty of romance, suspense, and a dog—big ol’  lovable Carl. Really big. Texas-sized. Carl is a 198-pound mastiff  modeled after real-life Carl, who was a pet therapy dog for Angel Paws the same time as my little poodle Mardi Gras.

Carl was the biggest of the Angel Paws dogs, and Mardi, at 10 pounds, was the smallest. You can read more about Carl on the tribute page of Deadline to Desire.

As before, a percentage of the proceeds from Deadline to Desire will go to animal welfare groups.

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Also check out this special 3-book set, Sizzling Summer, a trio of summer novels, a collaboration with writer friends Cara Marsi and Lynn Reynolds.

Love Capri Style by Lynn Reynolds

A sexy, sun-drenched romance set on the island of Capri. Can inept journalist Amanda Jackson get an exclusive on playboy EricGreyford, or will she wind up as just another item on the gossip pages of his newspaper?

Dog Nanny by Ann Whitaker

A romantic comedy set in the heart of Texas

When vet tech Julie Shields agrees to train two delinquent poodles to save them from becoming doggies of divorce, she doesn’t count on having to harness her desire for hunky pilot Nick Worthington.

A Catered Romance by Cara Marsi

There’s more than business brewing between two old high school flames.

Stubbornly self-reliant Mary Beth Kendrick needs financial backing to keep her catering business cooking. A looming corporate buyout forces her to accept help from Tom Sackett, the man who broke her heart and left her with no appetite for love.