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Realism: Sugar and Spice, Ink # 1
April 2, 2019
Ordinary, typical, conformed, are words never used to describe me. I’ve never been one to play by the rules. It’s my world, my life and I do things my way.
I see the way they stare at my body covered in tattoos and my lavender hair, I just don’t give a damn. There is only one thing in this world that can get me fired up, that’s screwing with my daughter. As a single mom, it’s my job to protect her, fight for her. She is and will always be my top priority.
So, when I get a call that she’s in trouble at school, with a boy- no less, my claws are out and ready to strike. And the boy’s father, some high society stockbroker, isn’t about to deter me. I don’t care how sexy, smart and rugged he is.
Opposites may attract, and I’ve been down that road before, it’s one I never plan to travel again. A man like that would never be interested in a woman like me. That I know for certain, after all I’m a realis
Stencil: Sugar and Spice, Ink # 2
October 10, 2019
Our arrangement was simple—just physical and definitely no falling in love. That seemed easy enough until a positive pregnancy test changed everything. He’s loud, crude, sexy, and can cook and he’s bound and determined to make me his, but I’ve been burned before and if I let him in, and things don’t work out for us, well, it’s more than just my heart on the line.
Can I push past my issues to open my heart to that big beautiful man? As we navigate this unfamiliar terrain his enthusiasm begins to knock down the walls I’ve always kept around me, but we keep hitting obstacles that could ruin everything we’re trying to build.
Am I strong enough to battle my own demons to move forward to a future that could promise to be everything I could’ve hoped for?
LEAD SECURITY (ROGUE SECURITY AND INVESTIGATION BOOK 3)
October 2, 2018
I’ve spent the last several years building my company, having zero time for a social life. I preferred it that way. After the mess my ex-wife left me with, I have no interest in anything remotely close to a relationship.
Until I meet my daughter’s new next-door neighbor.
Harley is kind, beautiful, and she’s also an erotic romance writer. To any man, she’s the perfect package. To a gun-shy man like me, she’s a one-way road to disaster.
Unfortunately for me, my daughter’s newfound friendship with Harley means I get to see more of her.
And the more I see her, the more I want her.
But my instincts are telling me there’s a danger lurking around her, following her, waiting for the right moment to strike. And the closer I get, the more I realize there’s only one way I’ll allow any threat to get near her…
and that’s over my dead body.
FALSE SECURITY (ROGUE SECURITY AND INVESTIGATION BOOK 2)
June 12, 2018
It was supposed to be a harmless blind date—but it ended in a one-night stand when Shayla up and left in the middle of the night without a wink or a wave.
I didn’t think I’d see her again…until I walked into my office and met our new employee—none other than the curvy brunette who had rocked my world.
The more she fights the attraction between us, the more determined I am to make her mine. Not even the ghosts from her past have the power to stop me from wanting her.
There’s a threat hiding in the shadows, a danger whose only goal is to ruin Shayla. But I’ll go through hell and back to keep her safe from harm, to protect her.
She’s mine...and not even the devil himself will take her from me.
SECURITY BREACH (ROGUE SECURITY AND INVESTIGATION BOOK 1)
March 13, 2018
It was only one night. One night, and I was sure I’d never see her again.
Fast forward six months and I’m staring into those same eyes. Only this time Delilah is my boss’s daughter. But the real kicker…she’s very much pregnant.
Now my only goal is to stand by her, protect her, and make sure my new family is taken care of.
But there’s a certain danger lurking in the shadows, threatening everything I hold dear.
I won’t rest until my family is safe. I won’t stop until I’ve annihilated every threat.
Delilah is mine. The child she’s carrying is mine…and I’ll be damned if anyone takes them away from me.
UNEXPECTED LOVE (LOVE STINGS BOOK 4)
July 18, 2017
It was supposed to be a one-time thing. Just one night. No attachments, no strings, and no expectations. Little did Chloe know it would change her life forever.
In hindsight, that night with Joe never should have happened. But it did.
He was one mistake she never should have made. But she did.
Now Chloe is in way too deep, stuck in a very complicated situation which seems impossible to get out of.
Too bad she can’t change the past. If she could do it all over again, she wouldn’t be so reckless, so weak. She wouldn’t succumb to temptation so easily…
Or would she?
FORBIDDEN LOVE (LOVE STINGS BOOK 3)
January 17, 2018
Violet Carmichael knew her second year of college would be tough, but nothing could have prepared her for what was about to happen…
Violet’s goal is clear—to finish college and work alongside her father and uncle at their family business—but she has one major problem. The dreaded Professor Torres, head of the Architectural Department at Tulane, has a reputation as one of the toughest teachers on campus. Violet has heard more than once that he can be a downright jerk, but she’s determined to not let him get in her way.
He might be a successful professor, but his personal life is nothing short of a mess…
Diego Torres has the worst track record when it comes to women—which is why when he first lays eyes on his new student, he assumes she’s like all the other superficial Barbie dolls he’s always been attracted to. But it only takes a few encounters for him to realize he couldn’t have been more wrong, and the more time he spends with Violet, the more he desires her in a way no professor should desire a student.
Sometimes it’s impossible to walk away, even when there’s so much at stake…
After desperately trying avoid crossing that thin ethical line, Diego and Violet are no longer able to deny the sexual tension between them and risk everything, falling into an all-consuming, passionate relationship. But when outsiders threaten to destroy it all, Diego has no choice but to make a life-altering decision for himself and the woman he is forbidden to love.
As lines between student and professor begin to blur, the consequences might end up destroying them both…
SECRET LOVE (LOVE STINGS BOOK 2)
July 19, 2016
Competition is healthy. Except Carrington Carter can’t ever seem to win…
Carrington has never been good enough, between competing with the ghost of a sister she never met and a brother who can do no wrong in their parents’ eyes. She’s convinced finishing nursing school will finally make her parents proud, until she finds out she didn’t pass her boards. Now she needs money, more than she’d make working as a nurse’s aide.
A secret life of late nights and fast cash may be the only way to keep the news of her most recent failure from her parents…
While driving to the hospital, she spots a gentlemen’s club, the Thirsty Beaver, and decides to apply for a job as a dancer. She’s danced her whole life—how hard could it be? The only problem is it’ll have to be a secret because if her parents found out, it’d be one more thing for them to be disappointed with her about.
David “Damien” Michaels loves his job with the DEA. Posing as a bouncer at a strip club is just another assignment…
Damien lives the single life, scratching his itch one woman at a time, while jumping his career up the ladder. The fact-finding case at the Thirsty Beaver goes perfectly until one gorgeous redhead complicates everything. She doesn’t belong there, and he knows it.
One look leaves him mesmerized, and he realizes she’s gotten under his skin. He knows he should stay away from her. It could jeopardize her safety and his case, but when he can’t convince her to leave the club…rules no longer apply.
Will the truth set them free, or will Carrington and Damien finally be consumed by their…
BROKEN LOVE (LOVE STINGS BOOK 1)
February 8, 2017
As a young woman, Abby Carmichael had it all—until the night a stranger tore it away…
A year and half after the brutal sexual assault, Abby is finally starting to feel like her old self. Teaching dance classes with enthusiastic kids is just the kind of job she needs—far away from probing eyes or vicious intentions of the opposite sex. When she connects with one of her students, Natalie, it isn’t long until she meets her father, Deputy Ben James.
Ben James is just a regular guy, working to make a life for himself and his daughter…
That’s what Abby tells herself when her sudden attraction for Ben catches her off guard. Abby has been steering clear of men for obvious reasons, and the idea of wanting that kind of relationship is more terrifying than intriguing. But with his doe-eyed daughter tugging at her dance uniform, Ben takes notice.
He’s ready for love, but does her past hold too many secrets?
After the assault, Abby coped by using heavy medication and fell into an ugly chain of one-night stands. But now that she’s out of rehab and finally on the right track, it’s only a matter of time before Ben finds out.
Will Abby be the true love Ben has always wanted? Or is she a tangled challenge, leading to yet another…
FINDING HOPE (STARTING OVER SERIES BOOK 5)
November 28, 2016
Jonathan Brooks knows what it’s like to find the kind of love most people only dream of. He also knows what it’s like to lose it in the worst possible way.
After burying his wife and the mother of his daughter, Jonathan lost all faith in love. He struggles to cope with his grief, being a single parent to Josie, as well as taking care of his younger sister Tessa, and he’s convinced he will never be able to love anyone again.
Deaf since the age of four, Shannon O’Tool has always been a fighter and never allowed her disability to define her.
She’s a strong woman, and when the attractive Officer Brooks makes her an offer that promises nights of pleasure, but excludes any and every kind of emotional entanglement, the redhead beauty is convinced she can handle it.
When the unexpected happens, life-changing decisions must be made.
Determined not to open his heart to anyone, Jonathan does everything he can to keep himself as distant from Shannon as possible. But when their agreement to keep things strictly physical turns into something neither of them expected, Jonathan is once again forced to deal with the fact that life doesn’t always turn out the way you want it to.
Jonathan must choose—
Hold on to the past, or be strong enough to let it go in time to realize that he might just be able to find hope…
ONE DAY AT A TIME (STARTING OVER SERIES BOOK 4)
February 7, 2017
Tessa is used to living the simple life.
While helping her widowed brother raise his daughter she spends her days taking care of her niece, and burying her nose in romance novels. She’s content with her life, happy with the way things are…that’s until she meets Cash.
All it takes is a chance encounter, and one look into his sapphire blue eyes for her to realize what she’s been missing.
Cash shows her the true meaning of living while he slowly engraves himself into her heart. But she can’t shake the feeling that he’s hiding something from her, something that has the potential to drive them apart.
Will loving Cash change Tessa’s life for the better…or ruin it beyond repair?
BEGIN AGAIN (STARTING OVER SERIES BOOK 3)
May 26, 2014
Two years ago, Journey spent the best weeks of her life with the man of her dreams. Dylan was all kinds of perfect…until he just up and left.
No note. No explanation. Nothing.
After spending years trying to find him, Journey had no choice but to move on. Either he disappeared off the face of the Earth, or he simply didn’t want to be found.
Then, out of nowhere, Dylan storms back into her life. And to complicate things even further, he makes it clear that he’s determined to get her back.
But their lives aren’t as simple as they were two years ago. Things have changed, and it’s no longer only about them and the powerful connection they still seem to share.
It’s about why Journey was so desperate to find him in the first place.
SECOND CHANCES (STARTING OVER SERIES BOOK 2)
February 20, 2014
Stacy thought she had found the one…but then the one turned out to be a liar and a cheat—and married.
Without hesitation, Stacy kicks her DEA agent boyfriend to the curb, but getting rid of him turns out to be more difficult than she thought.
Her life in shambles, she relies on Dustin’s support. Even though they share a past, a brief fling which didn’t turn out quite the way they’d hoped, Dustin has been a very good friend to her.
But as Stacy tries to get her life back together, she starts to wonder if maybe it simply hadn’t been the right time for them back then.
What if their time is now? What if, among the chaos of her life, Stacy is finally ready to admit that maybe—just maybe—Dustin has been the one all along?
STARTING OVER (STARTING OVER SERIES BOOK 1)
January 25, 2014
It’s been six years since Bellamy left home with a broken heart. And if it weren’t for her brother’s imminent deployment, she wouldn’t even have considered coming back home.
But she did. And now she needs to do everything she can to avoid the reason she left in the first place.
Luke Carter. The man who turned his back on her when she needed him most.
There’s just one problem…Luke seems to have other plans. He’s determined to set things right, making it impossible for Bellamy to ignore the connection they still share after all these years.
But Bellamy has a secret. And it’s the kind of secret that has the potential to destroy every last bit of hope she has for a second chance at happiness.
The question is, will the truth bring them closer together…or will it tear them apart for good?