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Book Release – Deadly Family

It's true! Another new book. No you aren't imaging it. I really am publishing another book this close to Persuading Lola. I'm making up for making you wait for three years. The story idea for Deadly Family started with a dream and my passion for the injustices of trafficking of kids. The sentencing in the [...]

By |2018-10-05T13:27:40+00:00October 5th, 2018|Categories: Books|Tags: , , |0 Comments

3 tips for creating the perfect book cover

Book covers! Some authors love creating them whether that means using graphics or coming up with ideas. I float between loving it and running down the street screaming "no" at the top of my lungs. Why? Sometimes you get awesome ideas and other times you get zip! Deciding the first step is a challenge, so here are three tips to get [...]

Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem in the Cayman Islands

Deadly Bloodlines is book one in my Deadly Series, and is set in the Cayman Islands where I live. But back to the book. A serial killer determined to repeat a murderous pattern that started twenty years ago. Years after leaving Cayman because of her notorious serial killer mother, Angel Mason returns as an inspector on [...]

Why I love using funky dialect

I live in the Cayman Islands, and even within our three small islands, there's different word usage, dialects, and speech patterns. Caymanians have colorful words and expressions they use for everyday sayings. I wanted to bring that to my Deadly Series and have the sayings shine through the characters and stories. As my critique partner said, [...]

By |2018-02-13T11:17:58+00:00August 1st, 2014|Categories: Books|Tags: , , , , |4 Comments

Deadly Names – The search for characters

Do you ever wonder how writers come up with the names for their characters? I'm very picky about my character names and so are my characters. Whenever I choose a character's name or if I'm lucky and they tell me their names, I look up the meaning to see if it suits them. For instant the meaning of my [...]

By |2016-03-31T07:20:59+00:00August 13th, 2013|Categories: Books, Deadly Bloodlines|Tags: , |1 Comment

Bad Guys, Villains, and Deadly Bloodlines

I love a good bad guy. Who doesn't? One of my favorite bad guys is Colonel Miles Quaritch from Avatar. I can't help but smile when he comes on the screen. Before we get to him, I wanted to tell you where my love of bad guys came from. It's not so much as love, [...]

By |2018-02-13T11:18:05+00:00August 20th, 2013|Categories: Books, Deadly Bloodlines|Tags: , , , , |1 Comment

For the Love of Jazz as a Movie

I love movies! Who doesn't right? So what better way to complete my debut novel than to have it turned into a movie? Don't rush out and get those movie tickets just yet. Although it a goal, it's one I don't plan to pursue strongly until 2015. This post is just for fun. I'm going [...]

Deadly Bloodlines Is Here

DEADLY BLOODLINES is here! Book one in my 'Deadly Series' was released on February 28th. *Throws confetti in the air* Image courtesy of arztsamui at FreeDigitalPhotos.net The story started in my head from 2009. For some authors, that's a long time, but I'm hoping that my time between novels get shorter as I [...]