About Me

In 2010 I was lucky enough to win the Romance Writers of America Golden Heart® for Contemporary Series Romance with Fake Fiancee, Real Love. That book sold to Carina Press and came out in April 2012 as His Secret Temptation.

My 2010 MFW Golden Heart Sisters at 2012 RWA Nationals in Anaheim.

left to right: Nancy Holland, me, Lizabeth Selvig, Nan Dixon


Who fills my world with joy:

Talented, smart and funny daughter, Emily.

(Too many adjectives to list) family and friends

Snuggly, opinionated Burmese cats: Sophia and Gina

Goofy, beautiful Doberman: Kindle

What I like to do when I'm not writing.

Take the dog for a walk

Catch the latest movie

Shop art fairs

Travel to both familiar (Florida) and new places

RWA Chapter I belong to:

Midwest Fiction Writers

Published Author accolades:

2011 - MFW Rising Star
2012 - MFW Writer of the Year
2012 - Bookseller Best Award: Series Romance - A WIN-WIN PROPOSITION

Unpublished Author accolades:

2010 RWA Golden Heart winner Series Contemporary Romance
Numerous wins and placings in writing contests
2009 won a tiara for most manuscripts finaling in contests that year (6 different stories)

Agent: Kevan Lyon, Marsal Lyon Literary Agency