HOLLIS AND IVY (Book 2)
Hollis Dash has been sent to finalize a business deal with Ivy’s rival, but meeting Ivy upsets all his plans.
Can they both get what they want for Christmas?
Only Santa knows.
DECKER AND JOY (Book 1)
Sexy cat-lady Joy McCall has her own investigation running after someone breaks into her animal shelter.
When they cross paths during a triple kitten-napping, they’ll have to work together to close their cases. Will everyone make it home to celebrate a merry Christmas together?
Only Santa knows.
(An earlier version of this novella appeared in the limited-release Crazy Cat Lady anthology in fall 2016.)
ACTION HERO (Hollywood to Olympus, Book 5) – Mike and Glinda
Nobody in Hollywood takes cable television star Glinda Crawford seriously, and that’s not going to change with her next movie. What started off as a serious drama has descended into a cheesy flick about rabid, cyborg, panda assassins, and she can’t escape the insanity.
Mike Mosley has it all worked out. He’s leveraged his teen-age TV heartthrob days into a successful adult acting career. But the first week on the set of his new movie with his Olympus co-star Glinda has him second-guessing everything: the plan, his single status, and just how dangerous robot bears can be.
When script shenanigans spill into the real world, the attraction Glinda and Mike have been faking turns into a hot, real-life adventure. If they can survive this movie, they can survive anything together. However, the shocking finale surprises them both.
IT GIRL (Hollywood to Olympus, Book 4) – Sean and Caitlin
Sean Glenn fell for Caitlin the first time he saw her, almost a year ago. Now the actress is working on his show, he could finally have a shot with her, if it weren’t for his well-known history as a player. Sean has his work cut out for him.
Entertainer Caitlin Kelly has spent the last decade taking every job she could get. Now all her hard work is paying off. When her new role on a hit show brings fame and a potential real-life love interest, she has to make some serious choices about her priorities.
While Caitlin is torn about decisions the spotlight forces on her, especially those regarding Sean, the actor is suffering his own problems with stardom. Sean’s being targeted by a stalker, and the safest place for Caitlin may be far away from him.
HOLLYWOOD TO OLYMPUS BUNDLE (Books 1-3)
LEADING MAN (Hollywood to Olympus, Book 3)
Olympus heartthrob Nick Thurston is a leading man with a problem. His new play opens in a month and when it comes to the pivotal waltz scene, he can’t lead. When he broke up with his dance instructor girlfriend, it also ended their professional relationship and now he needs a new teacher. Desperately.
Ashleigh Jessup needs to find a new building to take her booming dance studio to the next level. She doesn’t have time for a private student, but she’s willing to make an exception to do a favor for a friend and earn extra money for her down payment.
Ashleigh’s success has come at the cost of her love life, so she can’t believe it when Nick is good with them spending as much time on their careers as they do with each other. But when Nick’s ex tries to sabotage their relationship, Nick begins to doubt Ashleigh’s intentions when she benefits from his fame, and Ashleigh has to decide if she’s willing to risk her business for a relationship Nick may not even believe in.
DRAMA QUEEN (Hollywood to Olympus, Book 2)
Layla Andrews isn’t really a bitch – she just plays one on television. For the last eighteen months, she’s acted like one in real life too while she was forced to serve probation for something she didn’t do. Now the Queen of Olympus has done her time and she’s ready to start living again … but she’s forgotten how.
Russ Vukovick, the show’s fight coordinator, had been attracted to Layla since the first time he saw her. Recently he’s caught glimpses of a new side of her – one that makes her irresistible. But as he gets closer to her, he also sees more of what she hides beneath the mask she wears.
As Layla and Russ try to navigate their new relationship, families, danger and secrets work against them at every turn. Can they find a true happily-ever-after when they are surrounded by lies?
SCREEN IDOL (Hollywood to Olympus, Book 1)
Sydney Richardson should have trusted her instincts and locked the door when a Greek god appeared on her doorstep at sunrise. After months of work, she needs every second of the day to wrap up a two-part fundraiser for burn victims like herself and she can’t afford to waste time with a TV hunk, no matter how good he looks in a toga.
Chris Peck, worshipped by millions as Zeus on the hit drama Olympus, desperately wants to prove to the producers of a soon-to-be-cast romantic comedy that he doesn’t need fight scenes or special effects to make the jump to the big screen. Acting as the slave-for-a-day in the show’s fan appreciation contest was supposed to cement his everyman credibility but the winner wants nothing to do with him.
Chris is captivated by the woman who refuses to fawn over his looks and fame, and he promises to put her fundraising efforts over the top if she’ll spend the day with him. However, just when he convinces Sydney they could have a chance together, the movie’s producers offer him an audition that would mean breaking his promise and leaving Sydney in the lurch. The king of the gods has until sunset to prove to his new off-screen love interest that Hollywood magic and reality can co-exist.
All bakery-owner Lindsay Leeds wants for Christmas is for her former high-school crush Sheriff Keith “Bodey” Bodewell to quit playing games. The sheriff has been dancing around asking her out for months and Lindsay is tired of it. She’s a busy woman and he needs to step up or he’s going to lose his shot.
How can a successful business woman be so clueless when it comes to managing her heart? Bodey has dropped tons of hints that he’s interested, but Lindsay isn’t catching them. Just when the sheriff is running out of ideas on how he can convince her to be his for Christmas, Lindsay gives him a clue and the answer is pretty simple.
It’s going to take the jolly fat man to make this holiday romance happen.
DOMINICAN STARS (Resort Romances #3)
All Julie Beresford wanted was a vacation fling, something to distract her from the most important decision of her teaching career. What she gets is a man who not only captures her heart but pushes her to face her fears.
Contractor Dennis Wilson is supposed to be on a father-son bonding trip, but after that turns into a solo vacation at the last minute, Julie is an intoxicating distraction from the disappointment.
When his son arrives unexpectedly, Julie’s presence throws a spanner into an already tense situation. Can Dennis salvage both relationships, or is one doomed to break?
MEXICAN SUNSETS (Resort Romances #2)
When tourist extraordinaire Dena Thompson spots Curtis Schuster in the airport, she picks him as her vacation project. The poor guy is wearing a button-down shirt on the flight to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; the uptight geek obviously needs her help to loosen up.
All Curtis wants is a quiet week on the resort. Although the nutty blonde keeps inviting him on her outings – to a tequila factory, on a dinner cruise – he keeps turning her down. However his refusals have a cost and every time he stays behind, disaster strikes.
When he does finally go out with her, Curtis discovers that having adventures is fun when Dena is involved. But since they only have a couple days left, the couple doesn’t know if their holiday romance will last once they get home.
Lisa Kleyson, representing the bride, didn’t intend to hook up with anybody while on her first Caribbean vacation ever, but when she lays eyes on the groom’s brother, her best laid plans go out the window. She knows she’s not doctor’s wife material … but he’s not on duty.
Dr. Hank Anderson, representing the groom, will do his duty to his brother but he’d much rather be spending time with the music teacher who’s caught his eye. It’s nice to be the one doing the chasing instead of fending off women who want to take advantage of his position.
Hank’s pursuit is booby-trapped with a stalking maid-of-honor, a Gilligan-worthy boat tour and bad crab cakes but he is determined to catch Lisa and convince her to start a romance under the Cuban moon.
Last year, jazz singer Eloise Bright walked in—and then out—on her husband when he was about to get even for an imagined indiscretion. By the time security specialist Rick Mundy realized he should have trusted his wife over the tabloids, it was too late.
Now Rick wants to make amends when he’s assigned to protect Eloise from a new wave of aggressive reporters and vicious rumors on the eve of her breakout tour. Not only is Rick fighting for a second chance against stories of Eloise in an affair with her singing partner, but Eloise is on the verge of losing her professional reputation before her career even takes off.
Unfortunately, Eloise is only in Seattle for a short engagement, which doesn’t leave them much time to figure out who is after her, let alone decide if they want to give their marriage a second chance.