Read the First Chapter of A Mother’s Love!

Read the First Chapter of A Mother’s Love!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 5 chapters of A Mother's Love right now. If you like what you read, make sure to grab your copy here!Chapter 1A strange pressing sensation, that’s how it started. Elizabeth moved her hand away from her full, pregnant belly, but still the phantom pushing feeling

Read the First 3 Chapters of The Broken Road to You!

Read the First 3 Chapters of The Broken Road to You!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 5 chapters of The Broken Road to You right now. If you like what you read, make sure to grab your copy here!Chapter 1Harmony King had been running for a long time. At first, she was always running toward something—more specifically, toward freedom. Growing up i

Read the First 3 Chapters of The Happiest Place!

Read the First 3 Chapters of The Happiest Place!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 5 chapters of The Happiest Place right now. If you like what you read, make sure to grab your copy here!Chapter 1Kate Griffin leaned her head against the cool glass window and watched the horses in the pen as they frolicked in the fresh snowfall. They playfully

Read the First Chapter of Love’s Vow

Read the First Chapter of Love’s Vow

You don't have to wait! Read the first chapter of Love's Vow right now. If you like what you read, make sure to grab your copy here!Chapter 1Summer Smith laced up her running shoes and headed outside. This was her last Tuesday as a single woman. Soon she would join the Davis family as Ben’s wife. Sh

Read the first 5 chapters of The Strongest Love!

Read the first 5 chapters of The Strongest Love!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 5 chapters of The Strongest Love right now. If you like what you read, make sure to grab your copy here!Chapter 1Brenna tied an apron around her waist and stood back silently as Elizabeth Jane gave her a tour of the ranch’s main kitchen. Dorian had already show

Read the first 5 chapters of The Long Walk Home!

Read the first 5 chapters of The Long Walk Home!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 5 chapters of The Long Walk Home right now. If you like what you read, make sure to grab your copy here!Prologue: Pastor AdamSome say that whenever it snows in Charleston, God is giving a miracle to His most favorite of places. I tried to remember that as the c

How my Chihuahua helped land my first major publishing deal!

How my Chihuahua helped land my first major publishing deal!

Everyone knows I love dogs, but let me tell you how that led to a huge milestone in my author career that I honestly didn't even believe could be possible for me.It was July in Denver. I was attending the Romance Writers of America conference (my first) and missing my Sky Princess like crazy. At an

Read the first 3 chapters of Love’s Trial!

Read the first 3 chapters of Love’s Trial!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 3 chapters of Love's Trial right now. Be warned there are some spoilers for the first four books in the series. If you haven't read them yet, head here for excerpts and buy links!Chapter 1And just like that, one wedding gave way to the next, much like Spring ga

Read the first 3 chapters of The Sweetest Memory!

Read the first 3 chapters of The Sweetest Memory!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 3 chapters of The Sweetest Memory right now. If you like what you read, make sure to grab your copy here!Chapter 1Ellie could smell the wine on her date’s breath as he leaned closer, bringing his mouth toward hers. Polishing off a full bottle of California Zinf

Read the first 3 chapters of Saving Sarah

Read the first 3 chapters of Saving Sarah

You don't have to wait! Read the first 3 chapters of Saving Sarah right now. If you like what you read, make sure to grab your copy here!Chapter OneSarah let go of her patient’s hand and watched as it settled back on the rumpled hospital blanket. Just yesterday Mr. Hinkley had regaled her with stori

Friends, Fun, and Fan-Girling at RWA in Denver

Friends, Fun, and Fan-Girling at RWA in Denver

I did it! I traveled outside of my cozy, little introvert bubble and got out there to meet real people in the real world! I've been part of the online romance community since 2011, but I've met very few of them in person. Mostly because I feel confident when chatting on Facebook, but am terrified in

Read the first 5 chapters of The Darkest Hour!

Read the first 5 chapters of The Darkest Hour!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 5 chapters of The Darkest Hour right now. Be warned there are some spoilers for the first three books in the series. If you haven't read them yet, head here for excerpts and buy links!Chapter OneSofia Stepanov’s journey toward happily ever after started the way

Not Just A Dog:  A Poem in Loving Memory

Not Just A Dog: A Poem in Loving Memory

Recently a reader shared a poem with me. It was one she had written herself in memory of her best friend, a friend of the four-legged, giant-hearted variety. I was so touched by her poem and the relationship it honored that I asked if I could share it–and, thankfully, she said yes.As you read, pleas

Read the first 5 chapters of The Truest Home!

Read the first 5 chapters of The Truest Home!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 5 chapters of The Truest Home right now. Be warned there are some spoilers for the first two books in the series. If you haven't read them yet, head here for excerpts and buy links!Chapter 1Liz Benjamin tried to smile as she walked down the petal-strewn aisle t

Meet the 5 Dogs of the Storm Family Christmas!

Meet the 5 Dogs of the Storm Family Christmas!

Don't you just love this time of year? I'm definitely a crazy Christmas lady during the month of December. As for the rest of the year? I'm a crazy dog lady–and proud of it!Almost all of my books feature dogs in prominent roles. For example, my brand new book, LET THERE BE LIGHT, features a whole te

Read the first 5 chapters of The Brightest Light!

Read the first 5 chapters of The Brightest Light!

You don't have to wait! Read the first 5 chapters of The Brightest Light right now. Be warned there are some spoilers for book one in the series. If you haven't read The Brightest Light yet, you can read a sample from book one here.Chapter 1Scarlett watched until Lauren’s sled became nothing more th

Charity is a way of life…

Charity is a way of life…

Quick, what's your favorite charity? Are you passionate about literacy, animals, the homeless? Perhaps your heart is so big, you care about all of these causes and many more.Some people equate charity with writing a check and hoping the chosen organization uses it in the right way, but charity isn't

Dreams never die…

Dreams never die…

Lately I've been thinking a lot about dreams and ambitions. Mostly because right now I'm trying very hard to make one of mine come true.It's a dream I've wanted in one form or another my whole life. It's a dream I've tried to achieve before… and failed.But here I am again, brushing off the dirt from

Read the first 5 chapters of The Loneliest Cottage!

Read the first 5 chapters of The Loneliest Cottage!

Chapter 1The call came in while Lauren was at work. Her eyes practically crossed as she tried to make sense of the never-ending spreadsheet before her. She’d never cared for numbers, but when you graduate with an English degree in the twenty-first century, you take whatever job you can get.In her ca

The Little Things are the Big Things

The Little Things are the Big Things

People often say that I inspire them. Because I'm willing to share my struggles, they also share in my triumphs. They also share their dreams and aspirations with me.If only I could write the story I've been carrying in my heart all these years… If only I could make more time for family, for health,

Read the first 3 chapters of Love’s Prophet!

Read the first 3 chapters of Love’s Prophet!

Now Available!Could his little girl be the messenger of God's love?GET IT EXCLUSIVELY ON AMAZON!Chapter 1Saying Liam James lived in the tiny town of Sweet Grove, Texas, was quite a stretch. While technically true, he lived so far on the border of the township that it took him more than twenty minute

If I love it, then why is it hard?

If I love it, then why is it hard?

What do you love most in this world? Like truly love?Perhaps your children, family, God, career, a hobby, maybe even writing (like me).Okay, now how much time do you spend wrapped up in that thing you love? Is it easy to make that time? Is everything roses and sunshine, or do you sometimes scold you

Would you help make my dreams come true?

Would you help make my dreams come true?

Have you ever had a dream? Well, yes, of course you have, right? We all dream. It's one of the greatest joys in life. Having the faith that you can be or do anything if only your heart is in the right place.Well, dear reader, I want to tell you about one of my dreams today. It's a big one, and one I

Read the first 3 chapters of Love’s Promise right now!

Read the first 3 chapters of Love’s Promise right now!

Chapter 1“Order’s up!” Jeffrey bellowed from the kitchen as he slid a pair of plates into the window that looked out upon Mabel’s Old-Fashioned Diner.“That was fast,” Kristina Rose said with a smile as she loaded up her round serving tray with condiments and extra napkins, then grabbed the meals he