Moving House isn’t easy…

Hi everyone,

It has been a hectic few months and as I am between books (barely) I thought now was the perfect time to update you on what’s going on with me lately.

I moved house about six weeks ago. Gosh, you might think, surely she’s had time to settle down by now, but this move was a huge deal for me personally as well as from a logical standpoint. Getting the boxes unpacked was the easy part. Finding that equilibrium so the words flow in my stories was another matter entirely.

I didn’t just move house, I moved four hours drive away from my comfort zone. I left my kids and grandkids behind and while I love my little house, I don’t know anyone in this new town. I’d never even visited the town before I bought my house. It’s the biggest decision I have made since my marriage broke up almost three years ago and I’ve had some scary moments lol.

Of course stress doesn’t help with your health and mine suffered a bit since I moved. But overall, it’s been a positive experience. I haven’t owned a house since I was in my twenties (and yes, that was a long time ago), and now, okay the bank owns this one, but I am slowly coming up with plans to renovate my tiny house and my huge bare backyard.  Poor Scruffy is missing his trees and the possums and his stress doesn’t help mine, but I am on the lookout for a new four footed companion for him – someone who will help him guard my yard 🙂

Snake Snack was the first book I have published since I moved house and I have another one coming out this week, Cam’s Promise from the Northern States pack series (Under Lee Oliver). I know you are all waiting for the next Cloverleah and I can finally tell you it is in the pipeline. But I am sure you understand with all that has been going on lately, that delving into the complexity that Marius’s story will bring, wasn’t something I could bring myself to do when I was still trying to find where my lovely daughter stashed all my belongings lol.

I guess the point of this rambling message is that I didn’t want you to think I had forgotten you. I am on social media every day, as best I can be, but I know many of you on here prefer not to use FB or Twitter and I totally understand. But I do appreciate the emails, pictures and lovely messages of support I have been receiving. Thank you all so much. As I said in the dedication on Snake Snack, my life would be bleak without you.

Have a wonderful day 🙂

 

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Snake Snack, Arrowtown Book 2

Simon liked the idea of having a Fated Mate; after all, Ra and Seth certainly seem happy enough. A random encounter in Jackson changes his thinking though, making him wonder if he should have thought that mate thing through more thoroughly. As a snake shifter, he was used to being alone. Who cared if he upset anyone or not? But his old behavior wasn’t going to win him any hearts, including his mate’s.

Darwin works three jobs to survive. On his own for more years than he can count, he stays away from shifters and shifter towns. Trusting no one, he works and sleeps and while his life is dull, it’s safe and that’s all Darwin cares about. When he comes across a snake in his apartment, his first instinct is to hit it with his trusty bat. But the mate pull works both ways and Darwin’s forced to consider some changes in his life.

Two stalkers, two kidnappings, life is rarely dull in Arrowtown. With Ra running for mayor and Liam’s and Lucien’s life threatened by their past, Simon and Darwin have their work cut out for them. Being mates is one thing; love is a totally different matter.

Usual warnings associated with stories about men falling in love with other men. If it’s not your cup of tea please don’t buy this. NOTE: This is an MPREG story and includes a scene with a flying mouse, a very clever Fae child and a grumpy snake.

 

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I’m Still Writing – Update and a wee teaser

Hi there,

I know, my poor blog has been neglected again, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been busy behind the scenes. As some of you know, I’ve had some health issues lately brought on by some stressful real life events; nothing major, but enough to make it difficult for me to function some days. I am fine now, but taking things a lot slower and indulging in my passion which is writing my stories.

My to-do list is huge. I have books due on every series I have going, and there are a lot of them. Many people ask when my next “such and such” book is coming out and for the most part, all I can say is “soon”. I love that I am asked because it means my wonderful readers are excited to see the next installment in a series – I only wish I could give a more definitive answer. There are characters from eight books vying for space in my brain at the moment and although I know I would get to them a lot faster if I wrote two at the same time as I have in the past, my health just won’t allow that. So I am focusing on crafting one at a time, and trying to make that story the best darn one I can.

So what is it?  Which book am I writing now? Poseidon’s story, which will be book 2 in the Gods Made Me Do It series. From those of you who read On The Brink (Cloverleah book 10) you will remember Poseidon as Nereus’s father, who basically had sex on the brain. A number of people asked if I was writing his story – they wanted to see him with a mate, and I am delivering.  You’ve Got To Be Kidding Me will be out around the middle of June and here’s a small teaser  🙂

My inspirational pic for Poseidon

Excerpt (unedited)

“Clotho, Lachesis, Atropos, stop screwing me about. I demand an audience,” Poseidon yelled as he stumbled over yet another log.

“You don’t have the right to demand anything of us.” Clotho appeared beside him, making him jump. Regaining his composure, Poseidon peered through the murky undergrowth. The sisters were always together. Sure enough, he spied Lachesis lurking up a nearby tree and Atropos appeared complete with a cauldron in front of him. A tingle of alarm ran up his spine. That cauldron could spell trouble.

“Ladies,” he said, spreading his hands. He’d put on the charm he was famous for. It worked for everyone else. “We seem to have a little problem. Somehow my life thread got caught up with that of a land creature. If I could prevail on you to just snip me free, I’d owe you a favor.”

“We don’t need any favors from you,” Atropos cackled. “In fact, I feel sorry for the poor Alpha who has to cope with your sorry ass for all eternity.”

“This wasn’t a mistake?” Poseidon’s anger burned and he forgot his earlier caution. “You deliberately set me up with a wolf shifter, despite knowing I’m the lord of the sea? How could you be so stupid? Do you know what happens when wolf shifters claim their mates? My cock won’t work for anyone else but him!”

“Then I suggest you stick close to him,” Lachesis jumped from the tree, peering into Atropos’s cauldron. “More nutmeg,” she suggested.

“You can’t do this to me,” Poseidon roared, his voice echoing around the glade like thunder. “I am a god. Men fall to the ground when they hear my name. I refuse to take a mate. You can’t force me.”

“From what we saw, there wasn’t any force involved,” Clotho laughed prettily, stepping over to join her sisters. “In fact, I got the impression you had a really good time.”

End excerpt – have a lovely weekend 🙂

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Alpha and Omega series #2.5

Detective Sully Roberts spent his life living a lie but when his best friend Zander mated with Terry, Sully was thrown into a world where wolf shifters looked human and true mates were real. Of course, as a human he never expected to find a mate. Zander explained they were rare and while he dreamed of finding someone to call his own, he’d settle for getting his father off his back. In the meantime, Sully was doing his best to climb out of the closet; not easy, even with new friends by his side.

Gunnery Sergeant Quentin Thorne, Q to his friends, lived for the armed forces. After spending eight years in the Marines, he was on leave pondering his re-enlistment. Something was holding him back and it wasn’t just his wolf. Deciding to visit his brother Richard, he’d barely got off the plane, when he was assailed with a scent he hadn’t known he was waiting for.

Two career men; one bite would change everything. But not everyone accepts their union. When a fire breaks out and Sully is wounded both men have to seriously consider a change of plans.

Note: This short story is a spin off from Dancing Around the Cop, book two in the Alpha and Omega series. While it can be read as a standalone, you will understand more about the secondary characters if you have read that book first.

This book is an M/M true mate romance. It depicts intimate scenes between males.

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Alpha and Omega series #2.5

Detective Sully Roberts spent his life living a lie but when his best friend Zander mated with Terry, Sully was thrown into a world where wolf shifters looked human and true mates were real. Of course, as a human he never expected to find a mate. Zander explained they were rare and while he dreamed of finding someone to call his own, he’d settle for getting his father off his back. In the meantime, Sully was doing his best to climb out of the closet; not easy, even with new friends by his side.

Gunnery Sergeant Quentin Thorne, Q to his friends, lived for the armed forces. After spending eight years in the Marines, he was on leave pondering his re-enlistment. Something was holding him back and it wasn’t just his wolf. Deciding to visit his brother Richard, he’d barely got off the plane, when he was assailed with a scent he hadn’t known he was waiting for.

Two career men; one bite would change everything. But not everyone accepts their union. When a fire breaks out and Sully is wounded both men have to seriously consider a change of plans.

Note: This short story is a spin off from Dancing Around the Cop, book two in the Alpha and Omega series. While it can be read as a standalone, you will understand more about the secondary characters if you have read that book first.

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