Awards & News


Ready for a little holiday spirit? Kensington Books decided to publish my novella from the 2018 Fern Michaels anthology, A SEASON TO CELEBRATE, as a digital stand alone!

Now you can order digital copies of HOLIDAY HOME RUN and shelve it alongside the other Fernández familia romances in your digital reader! Come meet Julia and Ben and spend part of your holidays catching up with Lilí, Rosa & Yazmine in my sweet, swoony, baseball-themed LatinxRom novella!

Holiday Home Run holiday romance with blurb


ISLAND AFFAIR is out, mis amigos!

Treat yourself to a #staycation to Key West, my childhood home town, where you’ll meet Luis Navarro and Sara Vance, along with the entire Navarro familia.

It’s a book that Netgalley, Entertainment Weekly, Frolic & other sites praised by adding it to their

must-read, most-anticipated April releases and beach read lists!

IA Available Now First Look Facebook Post copy



Digital copies of the MATCHED TO PERFECTION series had an exciting  “Cover Refresh!” Check out their new look!




ONCE UPON A WEDDING is a USA Today Bestseller! My fellow Fiction From the Heart authors and I are extremely thankful to all the readers for deciding to spend some time with our second-chance romance novellas. The anthology was a true labor of love for all of us, and we hope you enjoy meeting our characters!


THEIR  PERFECT MELODY earned STARRED REVIEWS from Publishers Weekly and Booklist! I’m super excited to share Lilí’s and Diego’s love story with readers!


Thanks to Entertainment Weekly‘s Maureen  Lee Lenker  for spending time with Mia Sosa, Alexis Daria, Sabrina Sol and me–together the chicas of 4 Chicas Chat— at RWA® National this year. We had a fun time chatting aboutCheck out the full interview here!


HIS PERFECT PARTNER was named a 2018 RWA® RITA® double finalist in the Best First Book and Contemporary Romance: Mid-Length categories. I’m humbled and honored that my debut novel was recognized by RWA alongside so many other amazing books, like TAKE THE LEAD by my dear friend and fellow #LatinxRom and #4ChicasChat author Alexis Daria (winner of Best First Book)!


Redbook Magazine shared a listicle titled “16 Best Romance Books According to Authors Who Write Them” and His Perfect Partner made the cut! Check out the full list of books here; I guarantee you’ll wind up adding them all to your TBR (to be read) list if you haven’t already!


Suburban Life Magazine recently featured me in their February romance-themed edition! Being on the cover is a huge thrill and I’m extremely thankful for the opportunity to help shine a positive light on the romance genre!


Looking for a few Diverse Romance recommendations? Check out this article in the Mercury from Manhattan, Kansas. The journalist mentions Her Perfect Affair amongst several other great authors and books.


Wanna know where I’ll be in the coming months chatting about writing and writer’s life, discussing the importance of diversity in books, and/or signing copies of my books.

Click over to my Events page for more details! I’d love to see you!


Romance Writing at ed2go!

Are you interested in learning more about writing your own romance novel? Or, how to add a romantic thread in your manuscript written in another genre?

Take a look at my class titled “Romance Writing” offered by It’s an 8-week, 12-lesson continuing education course available through many colleges and libraries. Here’s a direct link to my class where we’ll discuss elements, tips, tools, and more to help you start laying down or shoring up your writing craft foundation.

Hope to see you in class!



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