Psyched for Romance

Sports Romance & Romantic Suspense With a Psychological Twist

Monday, March 16, 2015

Lucky Leprechaun #Giveaway Hop


Thanks to Kathy and author Cindy Thomas for hosting!

How do you like St. Patrick's Day? I attended the University of Notre Dame for grad school so I have a special place in my heart for the Irish. I'm excited to make these brownies for a St. Patrick's Day potluck at work.

Book one of my complete romantic suspense trilogy The Conduct Series is on sale for $.99 for a limited time. Get With Good Behavior HERE.

I'm stoked to announce there will be a sequel to my college volleyball romance Blocked. Stay Tuned for Aced (Blocked #2) in late 2015.

Feeling lucky? You can with both With Good Behavior and Blocked, as well as a $10 gift card, by entering on the Rafflecopter.

a Rafflecopter giveaway And be sure to hop over to these blogs, little leprechauns!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

#IWSG Controversial Topics and First Draft Angst


Time for the Insecure Writers Support Group, when we vent our troubles and encourage each other in this crazy thing called writing. I appreciate Alex Cavanaugh for his brainchild! Please join us if you dare.


How's your work-in-progress coming along? I started writing the sequel to my college volleyball romance Blocked. This one's titled Aced, and features the romance between a 24-year-old Mexican American med student and a 22-year-old African-American volleyball star.

I'm rather conflict averse, but I find myself exploring some controversial topics in these novels. Blocked battles political differences, and Aced explores racial differences. Though I feel uncomfortable with conflict, discussing opposing points of view can be an enlightening experience in real life. I hope to offer a balanced take on touchy subjects in my writing.

Does your first draft feel like utter crap sometimes? I try to trudge through but writing can feel so difficult some days!

Congrats to my pub sister Debra Anastasia for the success of her crazy-ass comedy Fire Down Below! She has the wildest, dirtiest sense of whack ball humor!


Tuesday, March 3, 2015

With Good Behavior #Sale and #Giveaway


Happy March! I'm excited the days are getting longer--nothing cheers me up more than leaving work and playing in the daylight.

In the mood for some romantic suspense? Simon & Schuster has slashed the price of With Good Behavior (The Conduct Series #1) for a limited time. Get your Mafia psychology prison love story for only $.99! The Conduct Series is a complete trilogy.

In a world gripped by organized crime, family dysfunction, and dim hopes of redemption, can true love persevere? For Sophie Taylor, a beautiful psychologist who lost everything when she violated an ethical boundary, and Grant Madsen, a handsome naval officer who sacrificed everything to protect a loved one, finding that love may carry an unbearable cost.

Starting their lives over in Chicago, both are fighting influences from their family and running as fast as they can to escape the past. When their paths cross outside the parole officer's door, the attraction is instantaneous. But a hidden connection may not only shatter their fledgling love, but prove deadly to them both.



Or do you prefer sports romance? US readers can win a signed copy of Blocked (Blocked #1) by entering the Goodreads giveaway. I've decided to write the sequel and I'm working hard on Aced (Blocked #2), due for release in late 2015.



And starting March 17 I'll be a stop on the Lucky Leprechaun Giveaway Hop, so hop on back.
 


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