Forbidden Instinct

Any time I look back on Forbidden Instinct, I ask myself the same question. Why the heck haven’t I done more with this series?

I absolutely love it, have the second book halfway written, and have the rest of the series mapped out. Plus, I’ve received some of the absolutely best feedback about this series.

So, why haven’t I done more? The answer is… complicated.

Honestly? This series has a huge amount of potential, and I think that scares me. I know, it’s ridiculous and I should just push through and write it, but I really want to do this right. I haven’t given up on it, even though it’s been on the shelf for a while, and I’m actually still working on it in the background.

I will return full-heartedly to this series someday soon, I hope! And it will be epic…


To save the world, she’ll sacrifice anything—even the man she loves.

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Progenitor

Revisiting The Blades of Janus for #ThrowbackThursday has me itching to write the third book in this series. You know about book hangovers, where you read a book that you loved so much that you walk around in a kind of daze, with your mind still half-immersed in remembered awesomeness? Imagine that after finishing a book that took you two years to write and featured many of the favorite characters you’ve ever created.

That’s what happened after I wrote Progenitor. I fell for Brock, hard, which I really expected. But falling for Meg? That surprised me. She won my heart with her vulnerability and the incredible strength embracing it gave to her.


Death won’t stop him. Loving her might.

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Pack

We’re heading to another series with #ThrowbackThursday for the next two weeks by revisiting The Blades of Janus.

I don’t even try to pretend this isn’t my favorite series. It absolutely is. Urban Fantasy plus Science Fiction with heavy Paranormal elements plus lots of Romance and found family plus unexpected reunions plus werewolves on hoverbikes and WHAT IS NOT TO LOVE?! Ahem.

Anyway… It all began with Pack 💖


The greatest danger lurks beneath their skin.

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Happy Birthday(s)!

Happy Birthday, Dexter and Porter! And… a lot of other characters 😅

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To celebrate, I’m including an excerpt from Pack below the bump. I’ll also give you the list of all the characters who celebrate a birthday today in the Sci-fi, Urban Fantasy, Paranormal, “Horroromance” world of The Blades of Janus (it’s LONG!).

One of my favorite characters in my worlds is also pretty much the hardest to talk about. His existence is a big reveal for Pack. I know that book has been out for a long time, but I keep thinking of readers who are new to the series. Just in case that’s you and you don’t like spoilers…

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For everyone else, read on!

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A Past Beyond the Page

Last week, we talked about fleshing out characters by thinking of how they’d react in everyday situations that might not come up in the story. Another important factor in building characters that resonate with readers is working through their back story.

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Where did the character go to school? Did they have lots of friends? Or were they more of a bookworm than a social butterfly? Do they have siblings? A close-knit family? Did they have pets?

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