* Competition Time *

I have teamed up with one of my favorite authors to do a double giveaway!!!  

On Instagram, we're running a comp two win TWO signed books!  A copy of my debut, The Guilt of a Sparrow AND…

I heart romance

A question I'm asked on a regular basis:  why romance?   

The answer is simple:  it makes me happy.   

Falling in love is the best.  Finding a person that likes your quirks and wants to be with…

for readers & romantics

Hiya.  Thanks for stopping by my website.  Menu is way up top, and I hope you have fun exploring.  

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The Guilt of a Sparrow QUIZ

Hot off the presses and ready for your enjoyment, a quiz to find out which character you are from The Guilt of a Sparrow!! 


I took it and got Magnolia Porter.  No surprise there, haha.  

a gift for you*

Hello fellow romantics.  How are you?  

If you didn't sign up in time for my April newsletter, it's not too late.  Anyone who signs up during April will still get the free alternate opening scene told from Cotton's…

the romance genre

In a recent facebook post, I asked for people's thoughts on the romance genre.  Specifically why they thought there still existed a negative stigma.  

A few proud romance readers didn't hold back in confessing their love.  (Pun intended)…


thoughtful romantics

I've started a Facebook group for my readers.  The Thoughtful Romantics 

Okay, okay, I know I'm jumping the gun.  Jess, your book isn't even out yet!  Yes, but I'M SO DARN EXCITED!  

If you're on Facebook…


Books I read in 2017

My good friend Karen Farrington always posts the books she's read the past year, and I'm feeling inspired to do so myself.  

I'll put a * by the ones I highly recommend.  :) 

Nowhere But Here, Katie McGarry 
Walk the Edge…


social media

Good day, friends.  You've found your way to my website.  More specifically the portion dedicated to my blog.  

I used to keep a family blog.  Back in the dark ages before facebook, when there was no better way…