Okay, here’s the deal. My book’s out tomorrow and I’m in a back brace. I could lie, tell everyone that I sustained two herniated disks tackling a mugger, but I’d be found out, for sure. Truth is, I gave my French bulldog Mimi a bath in the backyard, slipped in the soapy water that REFUSED to drain, and did an Olympic Nadia Comaneci style split that was anything BUT a perfect ten.
And like most of us getting along in years, I was none too happy when, two weeks ago, I received a…Continue
Posted on August 6, 2012 at 7:30am
Cowboys are to romance novels what American cheese is to the Big Mac sandwich. Sure, you can have one without the other, but who’d want to? And if you’re like me, you’ve probably wondered how much these fictional heroes have in common with real cattle pushers. I was determined to find out the only way I knew how, by chatting with my good friend Rionna Morgan, author of the critically acclaimed novel The Wanting Heart, President of the Montana Chapter of Romance…Continue
Posted on July 15, 2012 at 11:15am
Back in the summer of 2006, I spent a lot of time in Swan Creek, a booming grape growing region in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Over the course of several months, I combed the area, traversing some of the most spectacular scenery in the nation in search of the perfect spot to start a vineyard-winery of my own. Even though the endeavor didn’t materialize, I never forgot what a beautiful and romantic place it was. During my frequent trips to the area in 2006, I had occasion to visit all…Continue
Posted on June 22, 2012 at 6:08pm