My first Harlequin Intrigue, Rocky Mountain Revenge,  is on sale now in stores. Available for download Feb. 1.  9780373697427

Despite her new identity in the WitSec Program, Anne Gardener has been found by the one person who hurt her the most: FBI agent Jake Westmoreland. And when she testified against her own flesh and blood, her whole existence was turned upside down. Jake couldn’t expect any more from her—except that he did. He wanted the impossible…her help.

Jake doesn’t have much time to restore Anne’s faith in him. She is the only one who can help him locate her mob-boss father and put him away for good. He knows that his betrayal has hurt her deeply. Loving her was never part of the plan; yet losing her is a risk he won’t take. He’ll do anything to keep her safe—even if it means walking into the lion’s den….


Lyrical Press is now a digital imprint of Kensington books. Director Renee Rocco, Lyrical’s founder, is looking for partial and complete romance and erotic romance manuscripts, from 25,000 to 110,00 words. Items on her wish list include :

Sports-themed romance and erotic romance

Military themed romance and erotic romance

Urban erotic romance

Erotic romance featuring multiple partners

“Tormented sexiness”

These are just a few things she’s interested in — she’s wide open to your story ideas.

Find all the submission details here.


Blogger T. Gene Davis publishes a speculative fiction story every Monday and pays contributtors $50 per story. If you have a short story (from flash fiction to novella-length) that is fantasy, science fiction, magical realism, horror, utopian or dystopian, or any sub-genre that might fall under the umbrella of speculative fiction, your story might be right for the blog. Stories should be “family friendly” (no sex or graphic violence). T. Gene buys first electronic rights and the right to publish the story in an anthology. See all the details here.  


Simon451 is a new Speculative Fiction imprint from Simon and Schuster. The name is in homage to Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. The line will launch with original short fiction, serialized novels and reprints of classic novels, though plans are to branch out to more original novels. The editors are accepting submissions from unagented authors for Fantasy, Apocalyptic/Dystopian, Supernatural, Science Fiction and other general Speculative Fiction. Submit a 250-word synopsis and the first 50 pages of your work via the online form. Find the details here.


Only a few days left to sign up for my online class, Editing and Revision for Fiction Writers. Take the class in your pajamas. I promise you’ll learn a lot and we’ll have fun. Find out all the info here.  (And everyone who signs up gets a free copy of my upcoming romantic suspense from Harlequin Intrigue, Rocky Mountain Revenge. )


The Saturday Evening Post is sponsing a Great American Fiction Contest for 2015. The winner receives $500 and publication in the January/February 2015 issue of the Saturday Evening Post. Stories should be between 1,500 and 5,000 words and should celebrate what makes America America. There is a $10 entry fee per story. The deadline to enter is July 1, 2014. Find all the details here. 


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