down leads to his partner’s murder was all that mattered to Detective
Noah Donavan, and finding Marco Talarico was his number one priority.
When his captain makes him take vacation or face suspension, Noah uses
the time to do some sleuthing in Barefoot Bay, the location of his
Talarico has been dreaming of making a name for herself her entire
life. When her new business idea finals in the Golden Ticket Contest,
she can’t get out of New York fast enough--saying goodbye to her dead
end job and her overbearing family. Too bad her dead beat brother picks
that moment to get into trouble—again! If that weren’t enough, running
head first into Noah is a distraction her heart wants but could ruin
uses his connections in Barefoot Bay to go undercover. Using Marco’s
sister, Luciana isn’t the best idea he’s ever had but it’s the only one
he’s got. Too bad she’s everything he could hope for and more. When
the two meet the sparks fly, but with so much at risk for both of them,
will they give in to their hearts?
A simple trip to the attorneys turns into a life changing moment for
22-year-old Jenna Kramer when she encounters Andrew Carington for the
first time. Their desire for each other is so deep that an affair ensues
quickly. But Jenna's abusive and controlling husband Senator Benjamin
Kramer will never give her up and soon Jenna finds herself plummeting
into dangerous grounds.
I am a proud mother of three
daughters who are my absolute complete existence. I write to relieve the
scattered thoughts that stream through my mind, constantly. My biggest
downfall is that I am a huge procrastinator, which makes my life at
MOONLIGHT SLANTED ACROSS THE floor,agentle breeze lifting the gossamer curtain.
Shadows moved across the wall. The sleeper moaned and turned, muttering, the
bedding shifting to the floor.
Down the hall, a few
mumbled words as if in reply, and then silence again. The house sighed and
creaked as it settled for the night. A dog barked at shadows down the street—a
melancholy sound—joined by another bored canine farther away. An owl hooted in
the tree outside the window, its heart-shaped face turning to survey the night
before it swooped soundlessly into another dimension.
The sounds belonged to
another world, because the sleepers didn’t hear. Somebody heard, though,
crouched in the swirling mist, careful not to disturb the shadows on the wall.
Breath rasped in the still of the night, power in the plume.
This is a place that is not a place,
at a time that is not a time.
Please, release me from the dark,
and let me rest in the light.
The clock in the hall
ticked down the minutes to midnight. Something scratched at the glass in the
window frames, the breeze sighing around the corners, piling dead leaves into a
The mask hanging
against the landing wall fell from its hook and clattered down the stairs.
Within moments, they were at the top of the stairs, three wispy white figures illuminated
by the moonlight.
“Something is about to
happen,” one of them said, a hand to her throat.
“A big change is
coming,” another agreed, grasping for a hand to hold on to.
“We have to prepare,”
the third one added, turning into the circle of protection.
A Convenient Marriage is now available for pre-order and will be released on October 13.