We all had our reasons for becoming who we were; for staying that way.”

— Magnolia Porter (The Guilt of a Sparrow)


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I wanted to tell you . . .

keep calm and ...

Keep calm folks, it's just romance.  It's just you reading for pleasure, for hope, and for love.


albert einstein isn't wrong

Have you seen this quote before?  It's long been one of my favorites.  

I took it heart when I had kids, and nearly fifteen years later, I'm still reading them fairy tales.  (Or at the very least providing…

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happily ever after is not cheesy

I've recently read Rainbow Rowell's phenomenal book Fangirl.  

What I should say is:  I've recently discovered my new favorite book, which rocketed to the top of my list, and has sent me on a mission to read…

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happy endings are possible

I read romance.  I write romance.  I believe in the power of love stories to lift us up.



I've created a series of graphics with the reader in mind, specifically the romance reader.  

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fictional towns

My first two books are set in the fictional town of Fox River, North Carolina.  Imagine a combination of Stars Hollow (from Gilmore Girls) and Black Mountain, NC.  Beautiful and quirky, full of towns people who come out for events…

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