And it’s off…to the editor

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Book Two, KISS & MAKEUP, is out of my hands and into my editor’s. Whew! This means that I successfully wrote a novel from concept to finish in 6 weeks!  The fact that I also have 4 little kids at home and am in grad school make this accomplishment extra special.


I’ll be looking for ARC readers soon…probably next week. If you’re interested, let me know. Either email me at or signup for my Street Team here.

KISS & MAKEUP hits the stands on MAY 26TH!

Kiss & Makeup — PREORDER

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Ladies and gentlemen, I’d like to introduce you to BOOK TWO in the Beauty Secrets Series KISS & MAKEUP.


Ziva Diaz has been really looking forward to this week. Her best friend is getting married and her beauty line is launching. Life is good and she’s on top of the world – what could go wrong?

Sabotage, a feud, and a murder, it turns out.

Stumbling over a dead body on the beach trips Ziva up in more ways than one, particularly when one of her beauty clients is charged with the murder. She doesn’t believe for a minute that Mrs. J. would murder anyone; too bad she’s the only one. As Ziva sets out to solve the mystery, someone else sets out to ruin both her reputation and her friend’s wedding.

Can Ziva solve the case and serve up some just desserts? Or will her investigation fall flatter than a wedding soufflé?

Available MAY 26th or PREORDER Now:

Writer Cave & Book 1 News

So, I’m totally in my writer cave right now churning out Book 2 as quickly as possible. I have big plans for this series, but I have to write it first. I would love to tell you all the juicy details, but patience people! Don’t worry, I’ll let you know everything as soon as it’s more concrete, but it looks likes it’s going to be a very busy spring for Ziva and her pals.

What else?

Oh yes! Book 1, Makeup & Murder is being released on April 7th now. Wowzer. Less than two weeks. I can’t wait for you to all get your hands on it and tell me what you think. I’ll be outlining Book 3 very soon, so if there’s anything you’d like to see happen, let me know! 

Cover Reveal & Book 2 News

And just like that Book 1 gets a pretty package and becomes Makeup & Murder. What do you think? I’m doing a final read through this weekend and then it’s done! Whew.

Book 2 (yet to be named) is coming along nicely. The outline is complete and now it’s time to write like a mad woman to hit my new deadline and get it in your hands lickity split. I’ll be looking for beta readers soon. Send me an email if that’s something you’re interested in:

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