Looking Ahead to 2021!

Last week, I mentioned being more of a futuristic-thinking kind of person, and that really is me 100%. I dutifully marked the books published in 2020, and don’t get me wrong, I love all those books! But I’m also way more energetic when I think about the books to come!

Here’s the plan so far (which is, as all things in the future, subject to change):

January 11th: Filthy Cowboy

February 16th: Blood Beast

February 24th: Exes and Exorcisms (with Keira Blackwood)

April 3rd: Lullaby of Death (with Skye MacKinnon)

April 26th: Forbidden Fangs #3 (no title yet) (with Keira Blackwood)

May 10th: Filthy Prince

August 16th: Spellcaster Embraced (with Keira Blackwood)

2021 books

Do I have more planned in 2021 than what’s discussed here? You betcha. But past a few months, things get a little fuzzy, so we’ll stop with these seven books. (Only five are pictured, because I ran out of room in my little graphic, and it’s late at night as I write this so…this is all for now.)

I absolutely want to write more Charmslinger books (I even have a title picked out for Book 3!) and at least one more Junkyard Shifters book beyond Filthy Prince. There are other projects I desperately want to tackle, also, and I struggle daily with the essential pain that I can’t fit more writing hours into each day. Trust me, I’ve tried to write more. The result is migraines and a stiff body and no time with my family. So, slow(ish) and steady is how I have to roll.

Thanks for letting me blather on about the future, because this is my jam! ❤

Writing Update: Filthy Cowboy

Filthy Cowboy is coming out in January, and I’m so excited! Here’s my love list for the book:

  • an innocent librarian heroine
  • a taciturn cowboy hero
  • a dark past
  • scary bad guy
  • references to The Bachelor
  • a couple of librarian jokes made me giggle
  • the hero and heroine were pen pals before they were lovers
  • the hero writes poetry
  • this is the longest Junkyard Shifters book yet! (Only by a couple thousand words, but still!)

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If you want to preorder your copy, you can do so on Apple Books, Kobo, Barnes & Noble, and Amazon! The Google Play preorder isn’t quite ready, but I’ll let everyone know when it is!

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The Junkyard Shifters Series

I gotta say, I am having a blast with this crew!

First, Keira Blackwood gave me the freaking best cover for Book 1, Filthy Beast. I couldn’t have even dreamed up this beauty!

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Then, I get a big old group of bad boy shifters full of flaws and angst and guilt. They take their shirts off and fight each other, like, all the time. And what’s not to love about hotties flexing their muscles and showing off their strength?

And THEN a woman shows up and the shit really hits the fan. Nothing makes me feel more wicked than laughing while I watch a shapeshifter hottie lose his mind over his mate.

The process for this series is involving a lot of laps around the park while I think out scenes and characters. I’m talking into my phone as I go, so I don’t forget new ideas, and I probably sound like a crazy lady going on about inner beasts and fated mates and battles for dominance.

But it’s really freaking fun. 🙂

So, Filthy Beast is up for preorder for ONLY 99 PENNIES (coming out May 11th)! The prequel novella, Filthy Vandal, will be released in the Bound to Change anthology on April 17th, so you can get an early taste of these trashy romances. 😉

Two Weeks Until Bound to Forbidden is Out!

Super excited about this one because I LOVE a second-chance romance! The shared history is so freakin’ hot.

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Anna stood in front of me, chin up defiantly.

“What the hell are you doing here?” I asked.

“I’m a paying guest.”

I shook my head. Unbelievable. I was supposed to be working on the basement today. When I’d smelled her, right after getting out of my truck, I’d thought I was mistaken. And I knew I shouldn’t follow her tantalizing scent, but I couldn’t help myself–the wolf had been in control. And I’d followed along like a stupid idiot, thinking there was no way this was actually her.

After all these years, here she was. The woman in the picture.

My mate.

At least, I’d thought she was my mate. But then she’d left, making me doubt everything under the fucking sun.

Ten years had passed, but she looked the same. Beautiful skin, golden eyes. Her black hair was loose around her shoulders.

She wore the towel wrapped around her body like a freaking queen, even though I could smell her nervousness.

No doubt she could smell my anger.

I wondered if she could also smell my repressed lust.

Because as horribly awkward as this was, as pissed as I was, I still wanted her.

“You shouldn’t be here,” I said, my voice low.

“My reservation tells me otherwise.”

“I don’t care about your reservation. You don’t belong in Forbidden. Period.”

She opened her mouth to say something else–some snarky retort, most likely. I bent down, picked up her jeans and t-shirt, and thrust them at her.

She reached out to take them, and the towel fell.

Shrieking, she scrambled to grab the towel, but only ended up flinging it away from her by accident.

Fuck, her body was magnificent. Perfect tits, narrow waist, nice wide hips, perfect for grabbing. I reluctantly flicked my gaze back up to her face. Her cheeks had darkened with a blush and she stared at me with accusation in her gaze.

I snorted and started walking away, then said over my shoulder, “Nothing I haven’t seen before.”

Pre-order your copy on Apple Books, B&N, or Kobo by clicking here!

Looking Ahead to 2020

Last week, I flipped through my 2019 calendar to see what I’d published. I mentioned that I’m proud of what I accomplished, even though it wasn’t quite as much as I’d hoped for. I seem to always do this–expect more of myself than I’m actually capable of.

And that’s fine. I like dreaming big.

So let’s look at what 2020 may or may not have in store….

More Rock Creek Clan books!

Ruthless Knight, the fifth book in the Fierce Mates: Rock Creek Clan series, is already up for preorder, and it’ll come out in February,  woot! I’ve been looking forward to Nolan’s story since I began writing this series. It’s a blast so far. 🙂 Click here to pre-order your copy!

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Alphas & Alchemy: Fierce Mates!

This is a nine-book series planned with Keira Blackwood. They aren’t reverse harem books like our Spellbound Shifters series; instead, each book features a single hero and heroine and they take place in the fictional town of Forbidden, Kentucky. Expect hilarity, weird-ass bad guys, and sexy shenanigans. They’ll be released first on Apple Books, B&N, and Kobo before coming off those sites and going onto Amazon and Kindle Unlimited. Grab Book 1, Claimed in Forbidden, by clicking here. It’s coming out in January!

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An Unnamed Series!

I can’t say anything about this one yet, but it’ll be a coauthored series with someone new, and we’ve been excitedly exchanging emails about it for months now! Cannot wait for this one.

Another Unnamed Series!

I have alllll the ideas, it seems, and there’s another something new cooking away in my brain! I’m really excited about it, and I’ve already pestered Keira about making more covers for me!

More Dark Pines Pride books!

I have a killer outline for the fifth Fierce Mates: Dark Pines Pride book, and I’m itching to write it.

ONE Anthology!

I’m trying to back off on the anthologies in 2020 after doing…three? four? in 2019. I absolutely love collaborating with other authors, but it’s a lot of work and I need to take a breath or ten. This year, I’ll be taking part in a shifter anthology in the spring, and that’s all the anthology fun I have planned.

You can pre-order Bound to Change on Amazon by clicking here.

I’m so ready…

I’m ready for 2020 because I think it’ll be a fabulous year, full of fabulous books to read and write. Thanks so much for being a part of my author life and joining me!