2021 New Release: (TRUST) FALLING FOR YOU

I had a lot of high-flying goals at the beginning of 2020, but you know the rest of the story. Like many romance writers, I was overwhelmed and bummed out. All my travel plans were canceled, Sweden bungled the whole pandemic response, and creating sexy things was… challenging. But I managed to write something!! ThisContinue reading “2021 New Release: (TRUST) FALLING FOR YOU”

Pitch Wars Mentor: Wish List

Pitch Wars is a mentoring program where published/agented authors, editors, or industry interns choose one writer each to spend three months revising their manuscript. It ends in February with an Agent Showcase, where agents can read a pitch/first page and can request to read more. You can learn more about it at www.pitchwars.org.  Hello! We’re DeniseContinue reading “Pitch Wars Mentor: Wish List”

Work-In-Process Teaser: Jewel Heist

Dear Reader, I’m in the middle of writing my third book! The working title in my word files is “Jewel Heist” because I’m terrible at titles, lol. But I’ve got characters and a halfway decent plot, so that’s good enough for now. Let me introduce you to Celeste (prolific art thief) and Magnus (geology professor),Continue reading “Work-In-Process Teaser: Jewel Heist”

I Can Still Save you, Robert

Previously publishing on The Motley News, September 6th, 2017. As a Black female professor, I’ve often felt the pressure to perform better than my colleagues with little institutional support. I needed to be at diversity meetings, act as a psychologist to my students (even though that’s definitely not my job), and take care to ensureContinue reading “I Can Still Save you, Robert”

Hearts on Hold (Feb 3rd)

Hearts on Hold Purchase E-Book Here What happens in the stacks stays in the stacks… Professor Victoria Reese knows an uphill battle when she sees one. Convincing her narrow-minded colleagues at the elite Pembroke University to back a partnership with the local library is a fight she saw coming and already has a plan for. WhatContinue reading “Hearts on Hold (Feb 3rd)”

Black Don’t Craic Series: Part 2, Meeting Steven

*I published this piece for my other blog, The Motley News, on June 9th, 2017 I talked to man who fishes on the Renvyle coast for lobster. Steven is a short but solidly built man, who’s wind-swept ruddy face broke into a million wrinkles when he gave a less-than-toothy grin. It really didn’t take aContinue reading “Black Don’t Craic Series: Part 2, Meeting Steven”

Black Don’t Craic Series: Part 1, Quick-Wit

*I published this piece for my other blog, The Motley News, on June 7th, 2017 I’d like to think that I’m quick on my feet when it comes to witty repartee, but the Irish have me beat. I should have known better, of course. The Irish gift of gab is real and I’m so delightedContinue reading “Black Don’t Craic Series: Part 1, Quick-Wit”

COVER REVEAL: The Write Escape

Okay gang, this is happening! I’ve got a cover to show you! The Write Escape is now visible and something people can identify as: IRELAND! INTERRACIAL ROMANCE! THATCH-ROOF COTTAGES! You’re getting a first look at my two lovelies: Antonia Harper and Aiden Byrnes! AREN’T ADORABLE?? While the cover is not yet visible on other websites,Continue reading “COVER REVEAL: The Write Escape”