Where did you grow up, and how did this influence your writing?
My parents were ministers in the Salvation Army so we moved all around the Southern US for my entire childhood. I lived in Florida, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia, and Georgia. I think of myself as a Southerner, though not a redneck. I think that implies a certain courtesy towards others and I always take time to think twice before I answer an email or post to a blog or board somewhere.
When did you first start writing?
Oh my, I remember making up stories to myself in preschool but I guess I started writing them down in high school. I used to write really dirty stories (well, they seemed dirty back then but I was 16, what did I know?) and burn them in the fireplace to avoid scandalizing my parents. Then, back in 20002 I discovered fanfiction. I read a lot of it and wanted to try writing it. I found a message board where they were writing a round robin. I posted the beginning of a story and waited for someone else to continue it. I was both thrilled and surprised when a number of the other people on the board asked me to continue the story instead. I wound up writing and posting the entire thing and got tons of feedback...from then on I was hooked. By 2003 I took a writing class at my local community college. By 2004 I had sold my first story. A few years later, writing had become my second job. And by 2011, I was able to quit my day job as an MRI tech and write full time. I just love it. : )
A shy scientist with no experience of anything outside the laboratory.
An enslaved warrior with a shadowed past.
Can they rescue each other before it’s too late?
Or will both be forever Chained in darkness…
Reddix is a Kindred warrior with RTS—a debilitating disease that forces him to endure the emotions of others like a physical invasion every time he is around anyone. Nina is the girl he dreams of but can never have. Will he open up enough for Nina to heal him or will his fate remain Shadowed?
Addison is a Non-Glam—one of the rare humans who is immune to vampire glamour and mind tricks. Corbin is a Four Star Master Vampire with piercing blue eyes and intentions to get Addison into his bed. She has no interest in the six foot four hunk of sexy vampire man candy until her best friend, Taylor, is given to the Vampire Inquisitor. Now to save her friend Addison must pay the Crimson Debt.
A timid priestess turned Mistress...
A proud warrior posing as her slave...
Will their love blossom on the savage world where domination, submission, and kinky sex are the order of the day?
Or will Lissa be Exiled from the one male she loves above all others?
When Andi Tibideaux is ordered by her superior to offer herself as a sexual outlet to the rogue agent, Alpha is she in for a night of terror and brutality? Or will her fear turn into an evening of passion and desire when she offers him...Stress Relief?
A warrior scarred both inside and out.
A woman broken by her past.
Can they make each other whole or will Elise run from her pain? If she does, Merrick cannot help but chase her.
Elise is being Pursued.
Nadiah is bound to her home planet and a male she doesn’t love by an unbreakable blood bond—a bond only a Kindred warrior can break.
Rast is just an ordinary human with no chance of setting her free…or is he? The truth is about to be Revealed
One woman...Two hot guys...A galaxy of problems
Kat O’Connor is no pushover. She’s a no nonsense girl with a commonsense approach to life. But there’s nothing common about what’s happening to her lately…
Kat is being Sought
A desperate girl on the run
with nowhere to hide...
A warrior who has made a vow
never to claim a bride...
Sophia Waterhouse is being Hunted
and the only man who can save her
is the one she fears the most...
Brides of the Kindred--
A race of Genetic Traders from beyond the stars.
Three very different types of Alpha males
all focused on one thing…claiming their brides
In all their years of travel the Kindred have come across only three worlds with
species close enough to their own to initiate a trade.
Earth is the fourth.
Olivia Waterhouse is about to be Claimed.