Six Sentence Sunday, November 18, 2012, #sixsunday

on November 18, 2012

Here’s another snippet from my current WIP, the sequel to Cookies for Santa. In this scene, Spinelli, the tough homicide detective, is called out of bed to investigate a murder. **** He leaned forward and brushed his lips lightly across hers. He knew he had to keep it light or he wouldn’t be able to…


Six Sentence Sunday, November 11, 2012, #sixsunday

on November 11, 2012

Since August I’ve been posting snippets from my novella, Cookies for Santa, which was released by Melange Books on November 5th and is available on LULU, and soon to be available on Amazon in kindle format. Life didn’t end for Spinelli and Shannon in Cookies for Santa.  In fact, life is taking them on another adventure in…


Cookies for Santa – A Romantic Suspense Novella

on November 5, 2012

I’m so excited, my debut novella, Cookies for Santa, was released today by Melange Books.  Following is the book blurb…enjoy: Detective Spinelli’s life is tossed sideways when he is reassigned from the Homicide division to assist in the Child Services division of the Social Services Department for the holiday season.  From the beginning, Spinelli and…


Six Sentence Sunday, November 4, 2012, #sixsunday

on November 4, 2012

This is the last snippet from Cookies for Santa before it is released tomorrow by Melange Books.  Shortly before this scene, Spinelli nabbed the killer and the heart of his little Santa’s helper.  Things are looking up…but for how long? **** “Ah, Spinelli, why are you still dressing like Santa? You’ve solved the case, your undercover job…


Six Sentence Sunday, October 28, 2012, #sixsunday

on October 28, 2012

Here’s another excerpt from Cookies for Santa, scheduled to be released by Melange Books on November 5th.  In this scene, Spinelli is dressed as Santa Claus and is attempting to free Shannon from her kidnappers but things don’t go as planned. **** When the bullet struck him, Spinelli felt an odd sensation pass by his abdomen. The…


Six Sentence Sunday, October 21, 2012, #sixsunday

on October 21, 2012

Here’s some more of Cookies for Santa which is still on track to be released in early November by Melange Books.  In this scene, Shannon is still in the hands of her kidnappers and she’s thinking about the consequences of her untimely death. **** And Spinelli, who would take care of him? He needed taking care of, he probably didn’t…


Six Sentence Sunday, October 14, 2012, #sixsunday

on October 14, 2012

Just a few of more weeks of Cookies for Santa before it comes out in early November.  In this scene, Spinelli is looking for Shannon who has been kidnapped by Loukas the Greek. **** The thick cool damp air stung Spinelli’s lungs as he descended down the staircase. It smelled musty, like rotting wood. When he…


Six Sentence Sunday, October 7, 2012, #sixsunday

on October 7, 2012

After a few weeks off it’s time to get back into the swing of things with Spinelli and Shannon.  In this scene, from my soon to be published novella, Cookies for Santa, Shannon is dealing with her kidnapper. **** He wrapped his large strong hand around her tiny bicep and tugged her to a halt. His other…


Six Sentence Sunday, September 16, 2012, #sixsunday

on September 16, 2012

This week I’m sticking with an excerpt from my novella, Cookies for Santa.  In this scene Spinelli is getting a second chance with Shannon.      **** In one swift movement he spun in his chair and swept her onto his lap. Her green eyes widened but she didn’t resist. He leaned his head forward and brushed…


Six Sentence Sunday, September 9, 2012, #sixsunday

on September 9, 2012

  Following is another excerpt from my novella, Cookies for Santa.  In this scene Shannon reflects on the kisses she shared with Spinelli.  Perhaps she stopped him too soon. **** The second kiss, the one in which she nearly threw herself at him, left her breathless and weak. His mouth was so hot, erotic as…