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WIPING OUT is Here!

WIPING OUT is in the world and I am so excited! I probably shouldn’t play favorites…but I will anyway because I’m a rebel like that.

And because ADAM IS MY FAVORITE AND I LOVE HIM SO MUCH SO MUCH GUYS SO VERY MUCH.

Ahem. Moving on.

I was honestly scared to write this book because I wasn’t sure I could be tough enough on Adam. I am a marshmallow when it comes to my characters – I have to go back through on each draft and make their lives harder. I put off writing WIPING OUT and got about 30,000 words into another book in the series before I realized that Adam and Piper needed – and deserved – to come first.

I hope you will love Adam and Piper as much as I do. Thank you so very much for reading!

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Adam Westlake had two true loves: snowboarding and Piper Easton. He lost them both and now he’s broken. The scars from where they cut his skull open are no longer visible, but the traumatic brain injury means it isn’t safe for him to ride again and he hasn’t spoken to Piper in eighteen months. Not since he got out of the hospital and fled Colorado, terrified he wouldn’t be able to resist strapping on his board when the snow started falling. He’s been chasing summer around the world ever since, until a lucrative offer to report on the Olympics brings him home to face all the temptations he left behind.

He might be able to summon the willpower to stay off the mountain, but Piper?

She’s irresistible.

Piper Easton is a fixer. As a teenager she took over running the house when her mom got sick, and when her snowboarder brother was injured, she found the top knee guru in town and finagled a same-day appointment. She’s got an exclusive internship lined up in Europe and she’ll be leaving as soon as she watches her brother Ben win a gold medal. She just has to clean up one last mess: the way her stupid heart jumps whenever her ex-boyfriend appears. She and Adam are friends now, that’s it. That’s all they can ever be.

But maybe a few benefits aren’t out of the question. Just until their trip to the Olympics finishes and they both go their separate ways. Surely the problem will be fixed by then.

Contains: sex as an Olympic sport, dirty dancing while wearing eye goggles, ninety-nine penis balloons, and a blowjob rudely interrupted by a devil in feline form.

You can purchase WIPING OUT at the following vendors now:

Amazon

Kobo

iTunes

Nook

Add WIPING OUT to your goodreads shelf:

Wiping Out (Snow-Crossed Lovers #2)

 

DROPPING IN is Live!

Natalie needs to focus, but there’s a hot snowboarder with a hashtag devoted to his nether regions living in her basement. Problem.

Ben’s only in Boulder to help his injured friend, but the gorgeous girl upstairs with a laugh that hits him straight in the hashtag? She’s irresistible.

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I am so excited to put Ben and Natalie’s story out into the world! This book changed my entire writing life and career path. Before Ben and Nat popped into my head I wrote children’s books. I had an agent and a middle grade novel out on submission. But then I fell in love with romance and I couldn’t stop thinking about being in love in Boulder…and hot snowboarders…

I hope you love Ben and Natalie as much as I do!

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Natalie Berensen has one short summer to ace her writing class and convince her parents she’s not a hopeless screw-up. No more changing her major once a month, taking time off to travel, or random friends-with-benefits. She doesn’t have time for distractions or hook-ups, not even if her longtime crush is in town for the summer and living in her basement. Who cares if he’s a snowboarding god with six pack abs and a hashtag devoted to his apparently magical penis? She’s not interested.

Until she is.

Ben Easton’s focus and self-discipline is legendary. He’s built a career as a professional snowboarder by training harder than anyone else on the mountain and steering clear of anything that doesn’t take him one step closer to his goal: Olympic gold. Then his best friend crashes in the half-pipe and Ben drops everything to take care of him. No more training. No more competitions. No more snowboarding. It’s over.

He’s back in Boulder to help with Adam’s rehab, not fool around with his little sister’s best friend, no matter how much he loves her laugh or the way her ass looks when she walks up the stairs. There’s no way in hell he’s going anywhere near Natalie.

Until he does.

Contains: a grumpy guard cat with a taste for blood, discussions of Ents as phallic symbols, and plenty of sexy times.

BAILING OUT is here!

BAILING OUT is live on (almost*) every store! It is a FREE prequel novella in my Snow-Crossed Lovers series and contains:

  • a smoking hot snowboarder hero on a mission
  • a strong heroine who is taking charge of her life after losing everything
  • a second chance romance
  • an Olympic setting (Sochi)
  • a couple trapped in a closet with nothing but their chemistry to keep them warm…

Grab it here for FREE:

Amazon (If it is not yet free on Amazon please grab it on Book Funnel until they price match! Sorry for the inconvenience 🙂

iTunes

Kobo

*Nook: I messed up my Nook store paperwork so if you are a NOOK reader please grab BAILING OUT on Book Funnel until the problem is fixed 🙂 Sorry for the mix up!

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Gabriel Power came to Sochi with two goals: win a medal and track down his ex-girlfriend so he can finally explain the truth about the scandal that came between them. Once that’s done, he’s going to disappear. Snowboarding’s bad boy is tired of the phony photo ops set up by his media mogul father. Getting hounded by reporters and pretending to date supermodels while running errands for Power News cost him the only girl he’s ever loved, and now it’s time to walk away.

Quitting his father will be easy. Bailing on snowboarding will be slightly harder. Getting Belle to forgive him may be impossible, but he has to try.

Isabelle Garland’s Olympic dream died the night a drunk driver plowed into her car and crushed her leg. Sochi was supposed to be her moment of glory, but instead she’s limping around the Village trying to dodge the snowboarder who broke her heart and avoid the interviews her pushy sister-slash-manager insists are vital for building her brand. Belle doesn’t want a brand, she wants a life. Preferably one far away from the rude reporters who keep trying to get America’s Skating Sweetheart to cry on camera by asking how it feels when your entire life is snatched away in an instant.

(Spoiler: it feels like s***. Also, she’s more snark than sweet these days.)

When she runs into Gabe in the basement of her hotel, Belle’s first instinct is to flee. Too bad they’re trapped in a freezing storage room together with no way out and only their chemistry to keep them warm…

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I Have NO IDEA What I’m Doing!

Alternate title: AHHHHHHHHH!!!!!!!!

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So the past couple days have been a whirlwind. I prepared for this self-publishing journey as best I could. I read. I researched. I joined groups and asked questions that people were generous enough to answer. I asked for help. A lot.

I still have no idea what I’m doing. Seriously. I have the same feeling I had when the doctors sent me home from the hospital with my first baby: HOW CAN I POSSIBLY BE THE PERSON IN CHARGE OF THIS SITUATION?!

My head is spinning with how redirect links and how to set up pre-orders and why isn’t my pre-order showing and what was the password to that newsletter thing I set up months ago and and and…

I am making mistakes. Sooooooo many mistakes. Like, the cover reveal is tomorrow BUT I put the covers up in the store with my preorders because I didn’t know if I could change them this close to the publication dates. Whoops. Kind of messed up the whole “reveal” aspect.

*hides under duvet in shame*

The novella is going to be free but one person has preordered it before I could ask Amazon to price match (OH MY GOODNESS SOMEONE HAS PREORDERED IT AND THEY ARE NOT RELATED TO ME WHAT IS THIS LIFE) and I spent hours last night feeling guilty that I have cost them 99 unnecessary cents* by messing up the dates.

It would be easy to fixate on the mistakes, but I’m doing my best to let them go. I’m probably never going to climb Everest (too lazy) or find a hidden temple in the South American jungle (snakes), but this journey is an amazing adventure and I want to enjoy it as much as I can.

(That being said, if any of my mistakes have spilled over on to anyone else I apologize unreservedly. All errors are my own and come from inexperience and child-induced sleep deprivation.)

*If you are this person I am so sorry! Email me!