Showing posts from April, 2008

Becky's Online Reading Group

Hey all you fellow readers and bloggers. My friend J. Kaye is helping out to spread the word about a reading group that Becky is rying to get more people interested in. For all the details head on over to her site at

The next book up to be discussed is LIFE AS WE KNEW IT by Susan Beth Pfeffer

Take a look:

When Miranda first hears the warnings that a meteor is headed on a collision path with the moon, they just sound like an excuse for extra homework assignments. But her disbelief turns to fear in a split second as the entire world witnesses a lunar impact that knocks the moon closer in orbit, catastrophically altering the earth’s climate.

Everything else in Miranda’s life fades away as supermarkets run out of food, gas goes up to more than ten dollars a gallon, and school is closed indefinitely. But what Miranda and her family don’t realize is that the worst is yet to come.

Told in Miranda’s diary entries, this is a heart-pounding account of her strugg…

The Book Thief

This book is narrated by none other than death itself. We start out with Liesel Meminger a young girl living with her foster parents Rosa and Herr Hubermanns, outside of Munich in Nazi Germany.
Liesel steals her first book at the cemetery of her little bother. The next book stolen is during a burning party of propaganda. During this time her father, Herr teaches her to read in their basement.
Ruby Steiner, her best friend gets into all kind of trouble like standing up to some bullies at the Nazi youth diversion, stealing food, and following Liesel on her many trips to the mayor’s house, where she steals many of her books from.
Everything is all good till one day a Jew by the name of Max Vandenburg asks for her father’s help. Hiding in the Hubermanns’s basement, Liesel and Max learn they have many things in common

This book was such a joy to read. It was refreshing and different. I loved it so much that I read it in one day. Plus the aspect of death narrating this book was great too. The…

Get Heartsick with Chelsea Cain

I read this book a few months ago and have to say it was a good one. I loved the fact that this book featured more on a woman serial killer this time vs. a man. The only one little problem I had with it was that I thought Gretchen was more promient than the male killer in the book that Gretchen was suppose to help Archie track down. Still a good book. I give it 4 stars.

Books Summary

He can't forget the woman who kidnapped him. For ten days, she tortured him to the brink of death, then mysteriously set him free and turned herself in. Now two years later, he's addicted to pain pills, estranged from his family, and obsessed with her.Gretchen Lowell.She's beautiful. She's brilliant. She's a killer...And she still controls Detective Archie Sheridan-even from behind bars.As Archie trails a new case, he needs Gretechen now in more ways than one - to catch a killer and to release his soul

ExcerptArchie doesn’t know for sure that it’s her until that moment. There is a dull bl…

Debbie Wallace/Tory Richards Winner!!!

Ok, so as promised I would pick a winner and post it today. Here is the winner as chosen by

List Randomizer
There were 9 items in your list. Here they are in random order:
1. Caffey
2. J.Kaye
3. Amy
4. Nancy
5. Deidre
6. Cathy
7. Valerie
8. Naida
9. Ashley

Caffey please email me at clbstitch at yahoo dot com so I can tell you how to claim your prize.

Thanks to everyone for stopping by. Please check out my Extra, Extra notice on the right hand side above the calendar for more changes to win books.

Death of a Cozy Writer

I found this book while I was surfing the net over the weekend.

Death of a Cozy Writer A St. Just MysteryBy: G.M. Malliet
EAN: 9780738712482
ISBN: 0738712485
Pub Date: July 2008
Size: 5 x 8 IN
Price: $13.95 US $15.95 CAN
Available: July 2008


From deep in the heart of his eighteenth century English manor, millionaire Sir Adrian Beauclerk-Fisk writes mystery novels and torments his four spoiled children with threats of disinheritance. Tiring of this device, the portly patriarch decides to weave a malicious twist into his well-worn plot. Gathering them all together for a family dinner, he announces his latest blow – a secret elopement with the beautiful Violet... who was once suspected of murdering her husband.

Within hours, eldest son and appointed heir Ruthven is found cleaved to death by a medieval mace. Since Ruthven is generally hated, no one seems too surprised or upset – least of all his cold-blooded wife Lillian. When Detective Chief Inspector St. Just is brought in to investigate,…

Whistling in the Dark

A friend lent me this book to read. It was a very good book. Highly recommend it!! Whenever someone asks me what is a good book to read, I say this one.

Here is my review of the book.

It was the summer of 1959. Sally and Troo’s mom was in the hospital, their step dad was busy hitting the bottle and their sister Nell had other things on her mind like her boyfriend.

There were two murdered girls and Sally thought that she would be next. So that summer Sally and Troo were on a mission to track down the murder before something happened to Sally.

David Rasmussen, the next door neighbor, who is a cop, happens to have a picture of one of the murdered girls. What is his secret and why does he have an interest in Sally.

Despite the grittiness of a child predator killing little girls, Lesley Kagen still could keep the innocence of Sally and Troo throughout this book.

For anyone who enjoyed reading Water for Elephants than you need to check this book out. Whistling in the Dark is a fun, adventureous…

The Fabulous Debbie Wallace/Tory Richards!

I am so excited to have gotten the chance to interview Debbie Wallace/Tory Richards. Her blog is one of my favorite blogs to check out. Her latest book All in the Jeans has received great reviews, so check it out. Ok, now onto the fun stuff.

I appreciate you answering some questions.

Thanks for asking me to be here today.

Describe your books in one sentence.

Romances filled with on the edge of your seat suspense, wicked humor and breathless, sizzling sex.

Where do you draw your inspirations from? Who are your inspirations?
That’s a tough question, it all depends. It could be a place I’m vacationing, an incident, a dream, anything. I got my inspiration for “ALL THE RIGHT MOVES” from all the Law and Order I watch. “SOMEONE TO LOVE ME” when I went to Alaska. “AGAINST THE ODDS” came from a dream. “WICKED DESIRE”, due out in October under my pen name Tory Richards, takes place in the little town I’m from in Maine, around the China Lake area.

What is the best ad…

Two Thrillers of Kevin O'Brien's

I have read both of these books a while ago but thought I would chat about them, just in case no one has ever read this author's work. The first book I read of Kevin O'Brien's was The KillingSpree and the other one was One Last Scream. After reading One Last Scream, I am hooked and can't wait to read more by this author.

When a serial killer gets a taste for blood...he only wants to do one thing...kill and kill again...

Years ago, the Seattle police were baffled by the Schoolgirl Murders. The killer staged the scenes, dressing his female victims in school girl uniforms and saddle shoes. No woman in Seattle felt safe, until they caught the man responsible, and the case was forgotten…

Across the country, a killing spree is taking place. The first victim is attacked in a taxi by a mysterious stranger. The next is found strangled in a changing room. A hitchhiker is left by the side of the road, his identity brutally stolen. The murders are so bizarre, so random, no one would …

The Reapers

I have not read this book but wanted to share it. This was one of the books featured in a newsletter I receive.

As a small boy, Louis witnesses an unspeakable crime that takes the life of a member of his small, southern community. He grows up and moves on, but he is forever changed by the cruel and brutal nature of the act. It lights a fire deep within him that burns white and cold, a quiet flame just waiting to ignite. Now, years later, the sins of his life are reaching into his present, bringing with them the buried secrets and half-forgotten acts of his past.

Someone is hunting him, targeting his home, his businesses, and his partner, Angel. The instrument of revenge is Bliss, a killer of killers, the most feared of assassins. Bliss is a Reaper, a lethal tool to be applied toward the ultimate end, but he is also a man with a personal vendetta.

Hardened by their pasts, Louis and Angel decide to strike back. While they form a camaraderie that brings them solace, it offers them no shelte…

Hunter's Edge

Here's a book for all you vampire lovers. Plus check out my Extra, Extra on the right hand side above the calendar for cool upcoming events!. Thanks

HUNTER'S EDGE by Shiloh Walker

Samhain Publishing
May 2008
ISBN: 1605040295

Some love can last a lifetime—their love was destined to last longer.

Angel’s first words to Kel were I’m going to marry you. She was seven at the time. He was eight. And he didn’t laugh when she spoke the words. Best friends as children, lovers as young adults, they had an unexplainable bond. Their future looked set. Until the night they were attacked by a creature that couldn’t exist.

Angel survived the attack—barely. But Kel didn’t. Or at least, nobody thought he did. His body was never found and Angel’s life would never be the same.

The attack might not have killed Kel’s body, but it sure as hell killed his heart. Twelve years later, there’s one part of his former life that he can’t move past. Angel. He can’t let her go, but he can’t have her either. She does…

Viva Las Vegas Baby!

Hey, how'd a picture of me and my husband end up on my blog! LOL

Oh yeah that's right it is not me and hubbie but instead the cover for What Happens in Vegas.

I have not read this book but just thought the cover was a fun one.


Harlequin Spice May 2008
ISBN: 0373605242
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Winning it big.

That's the name of the game at Las Vegas's Liege Hotel and Casino, where the hottest fantasies hinge on the roll of the dice and the tantalizing knowledge that anything could happen before sunrise.

Cocktail waitress Carinna wants a man to tie her up, not tie her down. Little does she know that her most willing partner yet has something else planned for this fiery Latina bombshell.

Dahlia is a burlesque dancer with a brain for business and a bod for sin. Her latest admirer may be a sweet talking Casanova, but despite what he thinks she's not giving anything away for free.

Meanwhile Amy has the perfect plan to rob t…

Win a Book!

Check out A Book Blogger's Diary. This is such a cool site and she has great giveaways for everyone. Here is the latest one.


Eric's got issues. He has short-term and long-term memory problems; he can't remember who he ate for dinner yesterday, much less how he became a vampire in the first place. His best friend, Roger, is souring on the strip club he and Eric own together. And his girlfriend, Tabitha, keeps pressuring him to turn her so she can join him in undeath. It's almost enough to put a Vlad off his appetite. Almost. Eric tries to solve one problem, only to create another - he turns Tabitha into a vampire, but finds that once he does, his desire for her fades -- and her younger sister, Rachel, sure is cute. And when he kills a werewolf in self-defense, things really get out of hand. Now a pack of born-again lycanthropes is out for holy retribution, while Tabitha and Rachel have their own agendas -- which may or may not…

Christina Dodd's Two Latest

Check out the two latest books in Darkness Chosen Series. You can pre-order both books now.
I have not read either of these books but wanted to share about them as I know there are a lot of people who are into the paranormal. I am getting more into the paranormal too.

Due out July2008

For the ability to transform into a heartless predator, a brutal warrior promised his soul-and the souls of his descendents-to the devil. Now, one thousand years later, the Wilder brothers battle the darkness inside them.

Blessed-or cursed-with the ability to change into a sleek, cruel panther, and driven by a dark soul he's accepted as his fate, powerful Adrik Wilder abandons his family and his honor to pursue a life of wickedness. He excels at every vice, kidnapping strong-willed Karen Sonnet and forcing her to welcome the helpless pleasure only he can give her. But Karen's spirit and passion make him question the force of his family's curse, for she could be the key to their survival. And when…

Another Edition of the Sunday Salon

My feature today is on two books Shadow Man and The Face of Death by Cody McFadyen.
For anything who likes suspense/thrillers will enjoy these books. While reading these books I can't belive that a man wrote them. You will understand when you read them as the way he writes the females characters and their personalites is just like a woman. I can't wait to see what Mr.McFadyen comes up with next.

Here's a little bit about the book.

Once, Special Agent Smoky Barrett hunted serial killers for the FBI. She was one of the best -- until a madman terrorized her family, killed her husband and daughter, and left her face scarred and her soul brutalized. Turning the tables on the killer, Smoky shot him dead–but her life was shattered forever.

Now Smoky dreams about picking up her weapon again. She dreams about placing the cold steel between her lips and pulling the trigger one last time. Because for a woman who’s lost everything, what is there left to lose?
She’s about to find out.

In …

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An international cabal drives Volk back to blood-soaked Chechnya, where he confronts an old nemesis and reunites with his lost love in this gripping sequel to the acclaimed series debut.Volk's Shadow finds Colonel Alexei Volkovoy — covert agent of the Russian army and major player in the Moscow underworld—once again struggling to stay afloat in the swirling currents of Russian political and economic intrigue. This time, however, he is without his sidekick and lover, the ethereal Valya Novaskaya.

Aching for the soul mate he pushed away, Volk begins to doubt himself, becoming even more detached from the brutality of his actions. When he takes out his inner pain on the wrong man, he gains a powerful enemy in the highest reaches of the Kremlin, and only after he travels back to Chechnya to eliminate his old nemesis, Abreg, is Volk’s debt finally repaid.

Go to for all the details on how to win a copy but hurry as this contest ends at 5am EST time …

Want to Win a book?

A Book Blogger's Diary is giving away 2 copies of acclaimed author Joshilyn Jackson's latest book, The Girl Who Stopped Swimming.I was privileged enough to read and review this novel some days previously and I was embarrassingly enthusiastic about it! Thanks to Hachette Book Group, I now have 2 copies of this truly amazing novel to give away!

Here's some information about the book. Laurel Gray Hawthorne needs to make things pretty, whether she's helping her mother make sure the literal family skeleton stays in the closet or turning scraps of fabric into nationally acclaimed art quilts. Her estranged sister Thalia, an impoverished Actress with a capital A, is her polar opposite, priding herself on exposing the lurid truth lurking behind middle class niceties.While Laurel's life seems neatly on track--a passionate marriage, a treasured daughter, and a lovely home in suburban Victorianna--everything she holds dear is suddenly thrown into question the night she is visit…

These Boots Were Made for Stomping

This cover caught my eye. It looks like and sounds like a fun book to read.

Love Spell
April 2008
384 pages
ISBN: 050552760
XEAN: 9780505527608


Whether facing the forces of evil or simply battling a bad hair day, fantastic footwear is key.

Yes, there are the right shoes for the right situation, and not every moment calls for Manolos. Sometimes a woman’s gotta be fierce as well as feminine, fiery as well as fragile. And when the legwork required is a roundhouse, when a girl’s mantra has to become “I am woman, hear me roar,” those are the times it’s good to know there’s magic in the world…because in super-powered pumps, the shrinking- est Violet or the nervous-est Nellie can do anything. Every step in magic shoes is sure to be a big one.

Secrets of the Hollywood Girls Club

Secrets of the Hollywood Girls Club Maggie Marr

Cici, Lydia, Jessica and Mary Anne once again struggle to maintain their place at the top of the A-List.

Hollywood Girls Club #2CrownApril 2008
Featuring: Ted Robinoff; Cici Solange
272 pages
ISBN: 0307346315
EAN: 9780307346315

Celeste Solange, actress, is finding tiny lines near her eyes and is desperate to keep under wraps her sex tape and maintain her relationship with Ted Robinoff. Mary Anne Meyers, screenwriter, started dating Hollywood hotty Holden Humprhey and is being watched by everyone in America including Holden's stalker. Jessica Caulfield-Fox manager/producer attempts to juggle career, marriage and being a mom. Lydia Albright studio-head started getting creepy notes and someone is trying to blackmail her. And Kiki Dee, publicist, seems to have a hand in all the secrets and she's will to do anything to keep her spot at the top of the Hollywood PR machine. Can the Hollywood Girls Club hold their lives, their r…

Phantom Pleasures

Is this a hot cover or what! Check out the latest book by Julie Leto.

Phantom Pleasures by Julie Leto

Hotshot hotel developer Alexa Chandler lusts after the property she’s found off the coast of St. Augustine, Florida--a haunted island complete with an abandoned castle she intends to convert into her premiere luxury resort. Inside, the only furnishing--a captivating portrait of a man--calls to her. With a single touch, she unleashes a phantom who has been trapped within the painting for over two hundred years.

Centuries ago, Damon Forsyth charged into a mysterious gypsy enclave on a desperate mission, but found himself trapped inside a cursed painting by his mortal enemy. Over time, he has contemplated little but revenge and retribution--until undeniable need draws Alexa to his lair. Though she releases him from the painting, Damon remains bound to the castle where the portrait hangs. Damon needs Alexa to break the final barrier. Using the dark magic that enslaves him, he initiates a gam…


I have not read this book yet but it sounded interesting.

Pleasure is inspired by those tricky relationship questions: How realistic is it for a woman to expect one man to fulfill every need that she has? What if there is more than one side to her heart? What happens when the brain loses the battle with the heart and she acts on fantasies?

And if a woman wants to live in the moment, if she wants to have things her way, is it wrong for a man to do the same?Pleasure will feature a cast of characters navigating their way through Atlanta's torrid heat and humidity. Filled with sexual energy, it mirrors the internal struggles that sparked the plots of Eric Jerome Dickey's most popular and erotic novels - Naughty or Nice, Between Lovers, and The Other Woman.

A Sit Down with Sarita Leone!

I am so excited to bring to you today a great author. Her name is Sarita Leone. I discovered her when I picked her book to review for Fallen Angel reviews. So glad I did as Vineyard Mambo is a great book. Read my review of this book at Fallen Angel reviews. It will be posted on the site at the end of the month. Hope you enjoy the interview and will go pick up yourself a copy of this book and all the other books by Sarita Leone.

First off, let me start by thanking you for taking the time to do this interview.

Honestly, I'm thrilled to be asked. Thanks for having me; I love "chatting" with readers!

Explain what a day in the life of an author is like? How long does it take from start to finish to complete a book?

My day is just like anyone else's I suppose. I do the "normal" stuff...laundry, housekeeping, cooking. I find time each day for exercise. In the summer months I garden. I spend time with my husband...that's my favorite part of any day!

Probably the thi…


A woman's world is turned upside down when new evidence frees a man she put in prison with her testimony years ago in this latest ingenious thriller from the author Publishers Weekly calls "one of the best contemporary thriller writers around."

Twenty years ago Nell Jarreau witnessed the murder of her boyfriend. Her testimony put a man behind bars—and led her to her husband, Clay, the gentle detective who solved the case. They've been happy ever since—and have raised a daughter together—but then one phone call changes everything.

New evidence has exonerated Alvin DuPree, aka Pirate—the man Nell helped to convict—and now he's a free man. Nell is consumed by feelings of guilt, and for the first time in their marriage, Clay is no help. The case is closed for him, this new turn of events a mistake, nothing more, and Nell's attempts to talk to him about the situation are met with anger. And to make matters worse, the whole ordeal is beginning to wear on her relatio…

Win a copy of Sexless

Here's your chance to win!

Winners selected April 15, the day the book comes out. NOTE: Entrants who also mention and link to the book soundtrack on iTunes will get an extra entry (only one prize per entrant, however). Need some inspiration? Check out how Batesline and Superfast Reader did it. (Never fear if you don’t have a personal story as they do; one reader simply entered this way.)
Can you believe a book has it's own soundtrack? That is so cool!! For more details head over to

To pre-order your copy, here is a link to amazon for quick purchasing

The Sunday Salon

I just joined The Sunday Salon. So as my first posting for the salon, I am presenting you with four book reviews by Pamela Thibodeaux.

Pamela Thibodeaux herself contacted me for an opportunity to review her books. I am so glad she did. Also look forward to an interview and a guest blog from Pamela in the near future. Thanks and hope you enjoy. Plus, I will also be posting my reviews of her Tempered Series.

Choices by Pamela S. Thibodeaux

Camie enjoys living in her hometown of Eunice, Louisiana. Big time country music star Kip Allen will be playing in Eunice as his final stop for his tour Home is Where the Heart is. They used to be sweethearts. Kip couldn't picture living in one place and Camie didn't mind it.

I loved the fact that Choices showed that you didn't have to be in the spotlight all the time to prove that you are special to someone. Choices also proved that two different people from two very different paths can unite futhermore they just may have more in common than…

Grapevine Challenge

I learned about this from J.Kaye Book Blog and thought what a fun challenge, so I signed up. Thanks

The goal of this challenge is to read 3 new-to-you books between June 1 and November 30 that have been recommended to you. Any type of book is OK. It can even be a book by an author you've read before.

Cross-overs with other challenges are fine, and you can change books at any time. And there will be a prize at the end of the challenge. You will need to sign up before June 1.
Sign up with Mr. Linky with a link to your post listing the books and how they were recommended to you.

For all the details go to and sign up today!

Ok, Here are my three books:

1. Wind Follower -recommended by J. Kaye
2. Tempted by Megan Hart-recommended by J. Kaye
3. Infected by Scott Sigler-Becky

Book Reporter Contest

For Taylor Young, life is very good. She has a handsome husband who loves her, three gorgeous children, a personally designed and decorated dream house. Suburbanite trendsetter and super mom, she reigns supreme over her perfect world. And as long as no one notices the fragile woman beneath her coiffed and polished image, things will stay that way.

Like this book? Good than here is your chance to win 1 of 10 copies ARC from Book reporter

Just fill out this form by Friday April 18th at

The Pleasure of his Bed

Does this cover not make you want to jump in bed and stay all day!

TIES THAT BIND in The Pleasure of His Bed anthology

A lustful, dominating queen has the tables turned on her when she’s sold as a sex slave to the very man she was supposed to marry.


Kingdom of Hesione

Outskirts of the Quantra Province

If there was one thing Queen Jarina hated it was for her uncle to try and control her. She was queen after all, though he seemed to forget it at every turn.

“Ampyx, hold your tongue,” Jarina said between clenched teeth.

Her uncle disregarded her order as he spun toward the small group of nobles gathered in the chamber. “She must marry. No woman should rule alone. Each of you know what type of damage a woman can get us into,” he all but shouted as he swung around and pointed to Jarina. “She’s young and doesn’t know yet her true position.

”Jarina had heard enough. She rose on shaking legs and glared at the uncle she had come to despise. He was the only family she had left, but there were ti…

Elizabeth Hoyt is Here!

Today you are all in for a treat as the lovely Ms. Elizabeth Hoyt is here to chat.
Her latest book To Taste Temptation, which is the first book in the Legend of the Four Soldiers series is coming out May 2008 but you can pre-order it right now.


I was at a conference this last weekend and got asked the perennial author question, ? Where do all your ideas come from?? Authors have a tendency to either stare blankly at this question or laugh. The fact is, most of us have way too many ideas, but asking where they come from is like asking where the wind comes from. It?s just there, you know? (And yes, I know there's a scientific explanation for winds and how they start, but if you want to read about science today, go look at the Smithsonian website or something. Sheesh.) Anyway. So, usually there? Is just no answer to ? Where do all your ideas come from?? But, oddly enough, with my upcoming May release, To T…

Mistress of Deception Earl

Mistress of Deception Earl by Kathleen Coddington, Cerridwen Press

Fleeing her half-brother Paolo after his attempt to have her murdered for her dowry, Isabella D'Angelo disguises herself as a boy and heads to her uncle in Rome. The journey ahead is full of danger and both her life and her reputation depend on her skills as a mistress of deception.

Marco Galleazzo is on his way to Rome on an important mission. When he saves Isabella from a group of drunken mercenaries, she begs him to take her with him. Even after he discovers his newly acquired body servant is really a woman, the fear in Isabella's eyes compels him to help her even as he fights his growing attraction to his mysterious companion.

During the long journey their mutual desire eventually ignites passions neither of them can deny. Isabella longs to tell Marco the truth about herself, but Paolo's treachery still haunts her. If she doesn't find the courage to trust Marco, the web of lies she's created is sur…

Here's your chance to get an ARC

J. Scott Savage, author of the Farworld series is giving you a chance to get an ARC of his first book in the series.

Here's a little bit of information

My publisher, Shadow Mountain, is providing me with 400 advanced reader copies of the first book in the Farworld series, Farworld—Water. The books will be used for a blog tour running from July 1 to August 31. (The book should hit the shelves the first week of September. It appears the official release date is September 5th.) I will send the first 200 bloggers who sign up to take part in the tour an ARC, and will also drop ship a second copy for them as part of any type of contest they would like to run.

What: Farworld Blog When: The tour will run through the months of July and August.
Signup will begin Friday, April 11th.
Go to his blog at for all the details. Thanks and help spread the word

Shakespeare's Wife

Little is known about Ann Hathaway, the wife of England's greatest playwright; a great deal, none of it complimentary, has been assumed. The omission of her name from Shakespeare's will has been interpreted as evidence that she was nothing more than an unfortunate mistake from which Shakespeare did well to distance himself.

While Shakespeare is above all the poet of marriage—repeatedly in his plays, constant wives redeem unjust and deluded husbands—scholars persist in positing the worst about the writer's own spouse. In Shakespeare's Wife, Germaine Greer boldly breaks new ground, combining literary-historical techniques with documentary evidence about life in Stratford, to reset the story of Shakespeare's marriage in its social context. With deep insight and intelligence, she offers daring and thoughtful new theories about the farmer's daughter who married England's greatest poet, painting a vivid portrait of a remarkable woman.

A passionate and perceptive wo…

Hot and Bothered


Savannah, Georgia: city of history, mystery, and ghosts as well as four best friends who have never fit in anywhere except with each other.
But everything is about to change as an unsolved murder from decades ago draws them close—and closer still—to four sexy bachelors with secrets of their own.

In Savannah, what you expect is never what you get...

Hi, Everyone!

One of the reasons I wrote Hot and Bothered is that I wanted to set a book in Savannah. Not only because I love Paula Deen, pralines, magnolias and am a Southern Belle at heart...yes, I do own a set of pearls and have my own deviled egg plate...but I love that Savannah is the most haunted city in the US! You can’t swing a ruffled parasol in Savannah without hitting something that has a ghost story connected to it. Every old restored building has strange noises, lights flashing, creeks and groans and stuff gone missing for no reason.

My daughter lives in Savannah in what was once an old Nor…