The Life Cycle of a Novel: The First Word

Today, I embarked upon a new novel and I decided to blog about its life cycle — the ups, the downs, the woe-is-mes and the triumphs. Every novel goes through a similar journey, but we usually try to recapture those feelings after the fact. It is so much more real to capture them in the […]

Secrets and Lies Review Blitz Highlights

Here are the highlights from yesterdays amazing review-day blitz with Innovative Online Tours!  Books, Books, and More Books “OMG!  I reviewed the first book in this series (here) and loved it, but this one was SO much better.” T B R “Wow where do I begin? I feel awe at Cassie’s deductive abilities and strength and bravery but […]

A Secrets and Lies Book Bomb Celebration

  Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective $1.99 November 18th and 19th Secrets and Lies $3.99 November 18th an  19th  That’s right, today is the day! We are BOMBING Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective and its brand-new sequel, Secrets and Lies! Both ebooks are on sale for TWO DAYS ONLY. This is $2 off the regular price.  I’m […]

Cassie Scot: Swimming in Reviews!

  Wow, I’m overwhelmed! I just finished up a review tour for my Cassie Scot AUDIOBOOK and the responses have been amazing.   Lissette E. Manning — “I must say that this book is a must-read.” Sapphyna’s Book Reviews — “Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective is straight up one of the absolute best mystery books I’ve […]

Help me BOMB Secrets and Lies (Cassie Scot #2)

The much-anticipated sequel to Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective is available NOW in ebook format. The *official* release, which will mark the availability of the print version, is still November 15th. I cannot wait to see what my fans will think of the second volume in the Cassie Scot saga. Friends, family, and fans…. I am organizing […]

Cassie Scot Audiobook Preview

Cassie Scot is the ungifted daughter of powerful sorcerers, born between worlds but belonging to neither. At 21, all she wants is to find a place for herself, but earning a living as a private investigator in the shadow of her family’s reputation isn’t easy. When she is pulled into a paranormal investigation, and tempted […]

Cassie Scot Takes the Silver in the Global Ebook Awards

Cassie Scot: ParaNormal Detective won its first award last week! You may recognize the Global Ebook contest from two years ago, when The Immortality Virus won in the science fiction category. I’m very excited that my new series is off to such a strong start! I’m even more excited by all the positive reviews and reader […]


A couple of weeks ago I revealed the cover artwork for Secrets and Lies (Cassie Scot #2), which was once again painted by Ural Akyutz. I liked it, but from the first I thought Evan’s face looked a bit off. A few fans noted the same thing, and their comments gave me the courage to […]

Secrets and Lies Cover Art Reveal

Ural Akyutz once again provided the cover artwork for this book. With the cover art in, we can now OFFICIALLY say that the release date for Secrets and Lies is November 15, 2013. The book will be available in ebook, paperback, and if I can manage to get it recorded by then, audiobook. (I’m hoping […]