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Adventures in plants, part…whatever

It’s a gorgeous winter day here in southeastern Virginia – mid-60s and sunny — so I thought I’d take advantage of the warmth and repot my two currently thriving plants. (Those of you who don’t know me should know this could be seen as plant-i-cide. I’m known to kill plants just by being in the same room with them.) Here are my two beauties as they were: an African violet that’s grown to the size…

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Dear Home Improvement Store Lady…

I had a truly graceless moment yesterday evening that took only seconds to erupt but several months in the making. It all started in April when I visited my sister and brother-in-law in Florida. They had one of those new-fangled infrared grills. I nodded and said, “Oh, that’s nice.” My husband, however, starting poking around its innards and promptly fell in love with its something-or-other shield, and for days after we got home continued to extol its…

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Six Sentence Sunday ~ 4/29/12

Hello, all, and welcome to this week’s Six Sentence Sunday! Another six this week from my romantic suspense Surrender to Sanctuary. Wearing another of her sexy suits, her hair once again pinned up in that thing that made him want to take it down, moving with that athletic grace of hers, she stopped short when she spotted him. For a heartbeat he wondered if she was remembering those few moments they’d spent in each other’s…

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Six Sentence Sunday ~ April 22

It’s time again for Six Sentence Sunday! I’ve been away for a couple months, and I have to say, it’s good to be back, joining all the authors who share weekly snippets of their work. My six will pick up right where I left off in Surrender to Sanctuary, with FBI Agents David and Anna discovering their mutual attraction. Fire surged through Anna’s chest, to her fingers and toes, low into her belly. She heard…

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Six Sentence Sunday ~ February 12

Hello, everyone, and welcome to Six Sentence Sunday for February 12th. You probably know the scoop, but just in case…the gist is to post six sentences (no more, no less) as a sample of a work, whether published, in progress, whatever. I’m continuing again with Surrender to Sanctuary, David and Anna’s first kiss. Hope you enjoy! ————— David’s lips were soft—searching, not demanding—and he dropped the pose to wrap both arms around her, pull her…

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Six Sentence Sunday ~ January 29

It’s that time of the week again! It’s Six Sentence Sunday when we share snippets (exactly six sentences) of a story. I’ve been posting bits and pieces of my romantic suspense Surrender to Sanctuary, which tells the story FBI agents Anna Parker and David Owens who are compelled into undercover roles in a BDSM club to stop a vicious killer.This week I’d like to post more about their growing attraction for each other.______________________ Anna slipped…

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Six Sentence Sunday ~ January 15

Welcome back to Six Sentence Sunday! This week I’m continuing with sections from my romantic suspense, Surrender to Sanctuary, which tells the story of FBI agents Anna Parker and David Owens who go under cover in an adult (BDSM) club to solve a murder. Last week we saw David Owens taking a peek at Anna’s physical attributes. This week, I’d like to share Anna’s first good inspection of David. She’s trying to be a professional,…

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Six Sentence Sunday ~ January 8

Good morning, all, and welcome to my first Six Sentence Sunday of 2012! I hope everyone had a wonderful holiday season. I took a few weeks off to do some blog hopping, but I’m excited to be sharing my stories with you once more. This week’s selection is from my 2010 release, Surrender to Sanctuary, which tells the story of FBI Agents Anna Parker and David Owens who go under cover in an adult club…

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New Year Blog Hop – My Favorite Memory

Hello and welcome to the 2012 New Year Blog Hop! I’m thrilled to be part of this group of authors and reviewers who are sharing favorite memories and traditions of ringing in the new year. I’ll be giving away a copy of my 2010 release Surrender to Sanctuary, and a copy of my recently released e-book novella, Adrienne’s Ghost (random drawing, one winner drawn). Please leave a comment (with your e-mail address) to enter.  ***…

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