EARL OF DARKNESS has been nominated for an RT Reviewers Choice Award!!
NYT Bestselling author Grace Burrowes calls LORD OF SHADOWS a "delightful tour de force of imagination, sizzle, Regency setting, and paranormal magic
Germany has made a deal for the first two books in the Heirs of Kilronan series, EARL OF DARKNESS and LORD OF SHADOWS.
DANGEROUS MAGIC is going e-audio with Audible. No release date yet, but stay tuned!
POCKET AFTER DARK
My publisher, Pocket Books, is featuring my books on their special web site devoted to romance and paranormal fans, Pocket After Dark. If you haven't checked it out yet, just click on the kangaroo!
WRW Pre-Retreat Mega Signing
April 27th at 11:30am
Turn The Page Bookstore
18 North Main Street, Boonsboro, MD
STAY TUNED…THE UNFINISHED SERIES
You’ve found that perfect series. The world building is magical, the characters are compelling, and the plots sing. You read one book, maybe two or three. Then suddenly… inexplicably…the books stop.
It could be that the publisher has decided the series wasn’t as big a seller as they’d hoped or it could be that the author has decided they want to move in a new direction. Either way, the series is over. Maybe the loose ends were tied up. Maybe not. But you’re still left wanting.
A few years back, I was left stranded midway through Bernard Cornwell’s Starbuck Chronicles. I had devoured the Richard Sharpe books like a woman obsessed and was looking for more. Enter Nate Starbuck who seemed like the answer to a prayer. Unfortunately, four books and half a war later, the series ended. I was left waiting…wondering…waiting… waiting…you get the idea.
I vowed I would never do that to my readers.
And then—I did.
My Bligh family series published by Kensington was set in an alternate Regency universe, one in which the Other, a race of men and women bearing the magical blood of the Fey lived in secret side by side with humans.
The series began with LOST IN YOU in which Conor Bligh, the soldier of the family is the only one who stands between the demon Asher and the destruction he plans for mortal and Fey alike. And the only way to the end that threat is to sacrifice Ellery Reskeen, the woman he’s come to love.
The second book was DANGEROUS AS SIN, the story of Morgan Bligh, the cousin who trades in her needle and thread for a sword and shield. She’s been given the job of locating the stolen sword of the goddess Andraste, a blade capable of creating an un-killable army. Her partner? Cam Sinclair, the assassin who broke her heart once and would do it again if he got the chance.
These two books introduced a cast of characters who all deserved their happy ever afters. They planted seeds for later books and hinted at mysteries not yet solved
And then I moved on, leaving the Blighs and their world behind.
But those characters stayed with me. They clamored for my attention and whispered their stories in my ear. Do Brodie MacKay and Euna Sinclair ever find each other again? Will Jamys Bligh ever be more than a friend to the woman he loves? And what ever happened to Richard Bligh who disappeared without a trace at the age of eight?
The answers are out there, and soon I hope to offer them to readers in new books. The first of these, tentatively titled LADY IMMORTAL, is close to completion and—fingers and toes crossed—will be out by Christmas.
Mariah Penkevil wants nothing more to do with magic…ever again. But then the mysterious Rhyse MacAillse appears on her doorstep claiming she’s the reincarnation of a dark sorceress, and Mariah finds herself dragged back into the dangerous world of the Other whether she likes it or not. Soon she’s on the run with a man who tempts her with his touch but whose secrets could place her in the path of a Fey-born killer.
If things go as planned, I’ll follow this book up with more that will round out the series and perhaps even expand it into un-thought of directions. You never know, but all I can say for certain is stay tuned…there’s always more to come.
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