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The First Kiss!

kiss silhouette tightLove is in the air. (Especially here in North Texas with 70 degree temperatures and budding trees!) I couldn’t resist asking a couple of the authors who have recently visited about thoughts on their first kisses.

After all, the first kiss is very telling. I’ve seen them happen on the first date, and I’ve seen them happen at the altar. (Now THAT’s impressive!) But whenever that first kiss occurs, there’s a special realization. Wouldn’t you agree? Continue reading


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Warm Mulled Kisses officially released last week and I started a two-week celebration with all of the authors. Yesterday, we hosted the main character from Marilyn Eudaly’s novella, “Santability.” Today, we get another letter to Santa, but this time from Carly, the star of Karen Jurgens’s story, “A Christmas Mosaic.”

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Bonus Features: SANTABILITY

For the remainder of October, the authors of Warm Mulled Kisses are sharing Bonus Features from their individual stories. Today, Trudy Moore, star of “Santability,” shares her letter to Santa this Christmas.

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First Dates: Jackie Castle

couple on the beach silhouetteThe love story blooming in my second book, Grime Wave, inspired me to explore some first dates by some of the best in Christian fiction romance and suspense. Before I put them on the spot, I shared one of my experiences HERE.

This will be the final article of this series, but I have certainly saved one of the best. Jackie Castle is a local buddy and highly Continue reading

When Romance Blooms

3dbookcover2Woohoo! Tomorrow through Thursday, Grime Wave, the second book in the Grime Fighter series, is only 99¢, and tomorrow only book one, Grime Beat, is FREE!

Dani and Jay’s romance begins to bloom in this story. And Jay’s attempt to take Dani on a first real date inspired me to make a series of posts about the first dates of some of some outstanding Christian authors.

But I don’t want to put any of them Continue reading

New Chapter

EPSON MFP imageThis year, Sweet Hubby and I celebrate 29 years. Wow. Has it been that long? I don’t feel that old, but one look in my mirror proclaims it was’t just yesterday! It’s funny how big events like that can Continue reading

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