Awards & News


Check out the 2017 Fall Announcements list from Publishers Weekly to find HIS PERFECT PARTNER under Kensington Zebra Shout!

Now available for pre-order online!



Kensington Books has offered me a 3-book contract!

Naturally, I said YES!! 

My debut novel, His Perfect Partner, will be released by Kensington’s Zebra Shout line in October 2017.





2015 GOLDEN HEART® FINALIST,  contemporary romance, Romance Writers of America

2012 GOLDEN HEART® FINALIST, series contemporary, Romance Writers of America

2008 GOLDEN HEART® FINALIST, series contemporary, Romance Writers of America

2003 GOLDEN HEART® FINALIST, series contemporary, Romance Writers of America  (

Jasmine contest—finalist, winner—Lowcountry Romance Writers (

Gateway to the Best contest—finalist—Missouri Romance Writers (

Golden Pen—winner—Golden Network (

Multiple finalist in several RWA chapter contests





EXTRA! EXTRA! In the good news department I’m proud to share that as of November 1, 2015, I’ll be serving as the RWA National PRO Advisor. It’s an honor to work with the rest of the national board, joining the efforts to help our organization and members strive to honor our mission and vision. Thanks to all who voted for me!


I am thrilled to announce that I have been named a finalist in RWA’s 2015 Golden Heart® Award in the Contemporary Romance Category!

Winners will be announced at RWA’s National Conference during the Awards Gala on Saturday, July 25th!

Stay tuned for updates on the winner announcements!


Romance Writing at ed2go!

Are you interested in learning more about writing your own romance novel? Or, how to add a romance element to your current work-in-progress?

I encourage you check out my new class titled “Romance Writing” on It’s a 6-week, 12-lesson continuing education course available through many colleges and libraries. Simply type in the words “Romance Writing” in the ed2go home page search bar and you’ll navigate to a link to my course.

Hope to see you in class!


A Kensington Books Author & Multiple Golden Heart® Awards Finalist

Represented by Rebecca Strauss DeFiore & Company


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