Halloween Monsters: Vampires

I am on a fact finding mission focused on the history of traditional Halloween monsters and the evolution in folklore and literature. Today, let's take a look at VAMPIRES. While the mythologies differ, almost every culture around the world has some type of ancient supernatural creature who drinks blood or consumes flesh. In early history,... Continue Reading →

Halloween Monsters: Frankenstein’s Monster

I am on a fact finding mission focused on the history of traditional Halloween monsters and the evolution in folklore and literature. Today, let’s take a look at FRANKENSTEIN'S MONSTER. Of all the Halloween-related monsters, this one is perhaps my favorite. Sounds crazy, right? Vampires, werewolves, ghosts, and now even zombies have become sexy. Though... Continue Reading →

Halloween Monsters: Werewolves & Shapeshifters

I am on a fact finding mission focused on the history of traditional Halloween monsters and the evolution in folklore and literature. Today, let’s take a look at WEREWOLVES & SHAPESHIFTERS. A werewolf is a human who turns into a wolf (or wolflike creature) that is feral and violet toward humans. A shapeshifter is similar,... Continue Reading →

Buns & Roses 2021 – Virtual Event

BUNS & ROSES - OCTOBER 15-17, 2021 Due to COVID, the Buns & Roses event is now VIRTUAL!!! That's right, y'all. From the comfort of your own home, join me and a host of phenomenal romance authors for a ton of virtual events. PURCHASE YOUR TICKET Your ticket is an ALL ACCESS PASS to the... Continue Reading →

BookTok Made Me Read It

Every Wednesday, Kait Ballenger and I hop on TikTok LIVE and chat about everything from books to authoring to life. Once a month we also read and discuss a particular book. Feel free to join us and bring any questions! 8-9pm CT JOIN US / FOLLOW US

Bookstore Romance Day | Lark & Owl

AUGUST 21, 2021 | 12-3pm | LARK & OWLI will be at the Lark & Owl bookstore (as my other pen name Kristen McKanagh) in Georgetown, TXto celebrate Bookstore Romance Day!There will be prizes and giveaways of any level of steaminess you like.PLUS you can meet some of your favorite authors. AUTHORS SIGNING 12:00PM Kristen... Continue Reading →

Entangled 10 Year Anniversary Sale!

A huge congrats to my awesome publisher,Entangled Publishing, on 10 amazing years!!! Y'all they're doing a big sale to celebrate on ALL these bestselling titles.July 5-12. Grab these books now! CHECK OUT ALL THE BOOKS HERE ADULT TITLES:--Playing with Trouble by USA Today bestseller Amy Andrews--Sweetly, Deeply, Absolutely by USA Today bestseller Kira Archer--The Rule... Continue Reading →

RAGT 2021

This month I got to be one of the attending authors at Lori Foster’s Reader Author Get Together. This was my first time at this event, and I have to say that it was one of the best I’ve been to. Very well organized, really fun events, a fantastic group of fellow romance readers and authors.... Continue Reading →

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