For authors and readers interested in series writing, you may wish to check out my article at Southern Writers Magazine where I share nuggets of wisdom regarding my journey writing the Love, California Style series.
Holly Hartland, a transplant to the LA area, has spent the last year finalizing her divorce from an abusive husband, and getting her career as an art gallery curator back on track. Though Holly has recovered from the physical abuse, the mental recovery is an ongoing battle and as a single mother of a toddler, dating isn’t on her radar.
She’s worked out a child care schedule with the sexy detective next door whose wife abandoned him and his daughter to move to France with a Euro-trash wine snob. As the two spend time together their attraction heats up. Can they move beyond their dysfunctional pasts and find happiness with each other?
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Poplar Place, a Crowned Heart of Excellence recipient and nomineed for InD’tale Magazine’s RONE Award, is a Must Read in Southern Writer’s Magazine.
Cara Baker’s life in small town South Carolina isn’t quite the tranquil oasis she envisioned. Don’t miss this enticing suspenseful novel with twists and turns at every chapter. It will keep you up at night and distract you during dinner. (Read an excerpt)
“This is a must read for anyone with a romantic heart.” – 5 Stars The Kindle Book Review
DISCLAIMER: Surgeon General declares this storyline will draw you in and keep you up late at night, possibly leading to fatigue the following day. Some readers have complained it made them burn the family dinner and fall asleep at their desk!
For the Month of February
“The characters make smart choices, because the drama is generated from actual events not manufactured from emotional outbursts. Plus, the dialogue and characters were spot on. I will read more of this author in the future.” — Musings & Ramblings Review
“This was a great 5 Star Read!” — Harps Romance Book Review
“This engaging romantic story is full of witty dialogue which keeps the story fresh and fun. Yet, it has enough action and drama in it to keep the story solid.” — The Kindle Book Review
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Read an excerpt from the book:
To: Adam from Hawaii
From: Poppy Reagan
Subject: Don’t do drugs, kids.
Here to bring you today’s entertainment. So, my latest computer date was supposed to be a successful marketer. At least that’s what his profile indicated. He instead decided to visit an Ashram last week, and while there, apparently found the meaning of life through yoga and wacky tobacky. He’s quit his job, and while craving the munchies, decided to take me to a well-known eatery called … El Taco Bell. Yes, that’s right he offered to take me to the Bell, the place with the Chihuahua ads.
Adam, you know me. Do I look like the type of woman you should take, on a date, to the Taco Bell? I didn’t think so. Here’s the embarrassing part, I was actually buying his guru-intellectual-life-affirming crapola until I realized his serenity came from too many tokes from the bong. That’s it. I’m off computer dating and plan to start having my friends set me up with normal people.
To top off this fun-loving week, my mom announced she’s coming in for a visit after my trip to Denver. I’ve told you a little about her. I’m worried this is the beginning of her next divorce and all the accompanying drama that goes along with it. Ugh!
Looking forward Denver and connecting with a normal human being. I’m packing my Chanel No. 5, red panties and nothing else. 😉
It’s Here! Woot! The new cover for Planning for Love! Available January 26, 2015!
California party planner, Poppy Reagan is a Type A personality who runs her professional life with the precision of a Swiss watch. Unfortunately, her personal life is the pits. On Valentine’s Day she walks in on her boyfriend playing hide the snake with a 20 year old. This isn’t the first boyfriend to cheat on her, and with her 33rd birthday approaching, Poppy decides it’s time to take her dating life as seriously as she does her business. She swears off the bad boys she’s normally attracted to, and strategically maps out a plan to find an honest, nice-looking man to become her life partner.
As she works her way through a string of hilariously bad dates, she begins to wonder if her soul mate actually lives in California. Her foolish emotional spirit secretly yearns for the sexy Ohio dermatologist who she met on a trip to Hawaii last year. The one who she insists is “just a friend,” because she refuses to engage in a long distance relationship. Can the good doctor convince her heart to over-rule her head and move this California girl to the mid-west?
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