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

You Can Now Add CALLED TO THE DEEP on Goodreads

Book News CALLED TO THE DEEP is now on GOODREADS!!! Linked here. A fellow author on Twitter pointed this out to me earlier today. I had no idea! What a wonderful Monday surprise. I've submitted my GR author profile claim application and hope to get confirmation soon. If you like: People-eating sirens, sexy sea captain, … Continue reading You Can Now Add CALLED TO THE DEEP on Goodreads

XOXO From Me to You

Happy Valentine’s Day! I am so grateful for all your book love and support. You’ve made this romance writer feel less alone and less adrift on this wild publishing journey. My in real life love story began ten years ago, when I met the love of my life in a bowling alley of all places. … Continue reading XOXO From Me to You

Diving Back into Vicious Mermaid Romance

Book update : The start date for publisher edits on CALLED TO THE DEEP (my adult paranormal romance ft. people-eating mermaids) was pushed to this summer. They were supposed to begin in March, but don’t worry. The projected release date for CTTD is still fall 2022, so there's plenty of wiggle room. And from what … Continue reading Diving Back into Vicious Mermaid Romance

Willow and the Wellspring, New Villain Fantasy Romance

I recently finished editing my new book project WILLOW AND THE WELLSPRING. W&W is a villain fantasy romance that has: An enemies-to-lovers trope twistElemental magic as a resourcePost-war settingA healing HEA  Y e a r n i n g  A huntress as the main character & amputee repA villain love interest  And a redemption arc that … Continue reading Willow and the Wellspring, New Villain Fantasy Romance

Teeth. Claws. And…A Little Blood.

Happy Halloween! I come bearing book-related treats---that is, artwork of CALLED TO THE DEEP's siren main character at her scariest. There's teeth, there's claws, and...because my Siren Sisters Alex and Amanda called for blood, there's a little bit of that, too. I've also included two short snippets from this creepy paranormal romance down in the … Continue reading Teeth. Claws. And…A Little Blood.

Mermaid-y Character Art of Lorelei Roth

To celebrate signing with a literary agent, I commissioned character art of CALLED TO THE DEEP’s main character Lorelei Roth. If you ask me, the artist Georgina Donnelly captured her in siren/mermaid form beautifully! Bonus: there's a little hint o’ Maine with those pine trees in the background 😉 Lorelei Roth, CALLED TO THE DEEP … Continue reading Mermaid-y Character Art of Lorelei Roth