White Hyacinth Gets a Facelift

White Hyacinth is the second book in my Svatura series and the second book I ever finished. Doing so made me realize that I could be an author, turning out books consistently. And this one has gotten a facelift! Originally self-published in February 2013, it (and the rest of the Svatura series) was contracted by... Continue Reading →

Blue Violet Gets a Facelift

Blue Violet is the first book I ever finished, ever worked with an editor on, ever self-published, and it's gotten a facelift! Originally self-published in 2012, it (and the rest of the Svatura series) was contracted by The Wild Rose Press and published again in 2015. I can't believe it's already been five years and... Continue Reading →

Svatura Series – Boxed Set

Do you believe it'll have been 5 years since I first released Blue Violet (Svatura #1) in August? And it'll be 2 years from the series release with The Wild Rose Press in October. Crazy, crazy, crazy how time speeds up. In celebration of these upcoming milestones, 2 things are happening this month... JUNE 9th -... Continue Reading →

Black Orchid (Svatura #4) | Chapter 1

Black Orchid (Svatura #4) - Chapter 1   PROLOGUE “Lila!” Adelaide Jenner screamed the panicked word into her sister’s mind. Lila was in the middle of explaining to the High Council her part in the most recent battle with their enemies. The debriefing had been going on for the past week. Technically, Adelaide wasn’t supposed... Continue Reading →

Crimson Dahlia (Svatura #3) | Chapter 1

CHAPTER 1 Lila couldn’t get warm in the damp, cold space where their captors held them. She assumed they were underground, given the rough stone walls and floor and the constant smell of damp earth and rock. A harsh fluorescent light in the hallway filtered into their cell through the barred window in the door.... Continue Reading →

White Hyacinth (Svatura #2) | Chapter 1

CHAPTER 1 Selene jerked awake and clutched at her sweat-soaked bedsheets, breath coming in panting bursts, and her heart refused to slow its furious pounding. A low, animalistic groan sounded from deep within. Moonlight slanted across her bed in pale streamers, illuminating the darkness around her, but Selene could only see the images that filled... Continue Reading →

Blue Violet (Svatura #1) | Chapter 1

PROLOGUE “You shouldn’t go,” the words were soft. Ellie Aubrey closed her eyes briefly, then opened them again and resumed her packing. “I have to,” she answered just as quietly. She moved from where her half-full suitcase lay on her bed to the old-fashioned wardrobe that held the rest of her clothing. Grabbing another handful,... Continue Reading →

The Origin of the Svatura Lights

One of the more unique characteristics in the Svatura series (at least in my opinion) came from two random suggestions, both from a somewhat unexpected source – my parents. First, a little background. The series features a group of people – known as the Svatura – who have extraordinary powers, each one a little different... Continue Reading →

Svatura Aging Timeline

I'm going to geek out in this blog post - just warning you up front. While I have a creative side that is expressed through my writing, by day I am a business analyst and totally love my spreadsheets. I am also a paranormal/fantasy/science fiction geek and I find details to be important in those... Continue Reading →

Svatura Series – Bewitching Blog Tour!

The Svatura Series will be visiting paranormal romance blogs across the web with spotlights, interviews, reviews, and more. A giveaway will be on offer, of course. Stop by and say hello! This blog tour is being organized by Bewitching Blog Tours! Giveaways:  a $25 Amazon gift card & Svatura Series 4-book eBook Package! October 12 -... Continue Reading →

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