Year of the Vicious Mermaids

Happy New Year fellow mermaid and monster lovers, CALLED TO THE DEEP, a Maine-based paranormal romance featuring vicious, people-eating mermaids, comes out this fall! Unfortunately there's no preorder link, no cover, no release date yet. BUT you can add it to your “want to read” lists on Goodreads and The StoryGraph. AND it got its first podcast spotlight … Continue reading Year of the Vicious Mermaids

Dare to Give a Ghoulish Gift?

While GIVEN TO THE GHOUL is no holiday romance, there is lots of ghoulish gift giving between the characters. Food. Shelter. The skulls of one's enemies. And a place to call home. Whether you want to treat a fellow romance reader, a book club buddy, help someone meet their 2021 Goodreads goal or, even better yet, scandalize your … Continue reading Dare to Give a Ghoulish Gift?

Give the Gift of the Ghoul this Holiday Season

GIVEN TO THE GHOUL is now live on Amazon!  It's a quick monster read (only 74 pages) to cozy up with when post-holiday feasting lethargy sets in, and you need to meet your 2021 reading goals [ghoals?]. You can buy it on Kindle for yourself or a friend for $2.99, or you download it for free if you have a Kindle Unlimited … Continue reading Give the Gift of the Ghoul this Holiday Season

Sometimes vicious, sometimes sweet [mermaid art]

I am completely spellbound by this piece. Look how sweet Lorelei is for her sea captain beau! And that creepy, atmospheric coastal Maine background  *heart eyes.* I just love seeing these two love birds from CALLED TO THE DEEP together. I could stare at them for hours. And you can bet that I intend for this piece … Continue reading Sometimes vicious, sometimes sweet [mermaid art]

Pre-Order GIVEN TO THE GHOUL, coming to Kindle Unlimited Nov. 26

GIVEN TO THE GHOUL is a bite-sized monster romance coming to Kindle Unlimited Friday, November 26! Pre-Order now. Set in the Sonoran Desert, it features shapeshifting desert ghouls, mutual seduction, a monster lover that will “eat your enemies,” and a main character who wants the true monster face beneath the human mask. It has an … Continue reading Pre-Order GIVEN TO THE GHOUL, coming to Kindle Unlimited Nov. 26

WILLOW AND THE WELLSPRING is on Submission!

Do you like fantasy romance? The enemies-to-lovers trope? Yearning? Does a villain love interest intrigue you? And a redemption arc that doesn't end in death?  My second book WILLOW AND THE WELLSPRING offers that and more, and it is now on submission! If you are not familiar with the phrase, that just means my agent is … Continue reading WILLOW AND THE WELLSPRING is on Submission!

One Year Down, One to Go

A year ago today, I got to announce the coolest news. I got a two-book deal from City Owl Press for my vicious mermaid romance duology! Publisher edits are planned to begin on the first book CALLED TO THE DEEP May 2022 with a release date sometime in fall later that year.  It's been a long wait, but … Continue reading One Year Down, One to Go

Seaside Author Photos

Got my author photos taken in the birthplace of CALLED TO THE DEEP! The book's fictional setting Haven Cove was inspired by Bar Harbor and other coastal Maine towns, and Captain Killian Quinn's seaside property was modeled after Sand Beach in Acadia National Park. Going back there and having it as the backdrop for these … Continue reading Seaside Author Photos

Exclusive Sneak Peek of CALLED TO THE DEEP for Subscribers

Want an exclusive sneak peek of the unedited 1st chapter of CALLED TO THE DEEP? Join my subscriber list and you’ll get a taste of vicious mermaid romance on May 26!!! That’s just two weeks away. Happy #MerMay! Sign-ups: https://bit.ly/3j3JHPh xoxo Desirée

Placeholder Book Cover for CALLED TO THE DEEP

It will be a little while yet before we see an official book cover for CALLED TO THE DEEP, the paranormal romance I wrote featuring vicious mermaids (City Owl Press 2022). So I spent some time messing around in Canva making a placeholder image to tide us all over until then. I also came up … Continue reading Placeholder Book Cover for CALLED TO THE DEEP