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Is This Real Life?

I have been sitting on this news for too long, my friends. And by too long, I mean approximately a week. But it was the longest week of my life.

Remember when I told you about the new adult project I was working on? The one I pitched at RWA and the one that snagged me my pretty agent lady? Well, I have the most amazingly awesomely stupendously crazy exciting news! 


I am so thrilled to be working with Berkley (Penguin) on CAGED IN WINTER, and its sequel (Current title: BOOK 2. I’m so original). I can’t wait to share Cade and Winter and their story with you!

This has been such a fast journey that so much of it honestly hasn’t even sunk in yet. I mean, in June, I was like, oh, hey…I think I’ll write a book. And then:


I got the confirmation e-mail from Mandy that the deal had been finalized yesterday as I was making dinner.

And then I became a vibrating mess of excitement. It’s a wonder my children got fed, to be perfectly honest.

To celebrate, I plan to stuff my face with cupcakes and maybe a cocktail (and then let Jillian Michaels kick my ass) on Sunday with some very dear friends. Because what’s better than cupcakes and cocktails? Except, maybe…well, you know. *wink wink nudge nudge*

And I promise, I’ll be back to doing the Make Mondays Suck Less Giveaways just as soon as NaNo is done. I’ve set a high goal again (70k), so I’ve been basically doing nothing but writing and/or plotting and/or planning for the last three weeks. 

And, and…I’m also going to be doing a cover reveal for SEASON OF SECOND CHANCES very, very soon, so stay posted for that!

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  1. Congratulations–and good luck with your NaNo! Are you official and on the site and everything? I’m there as beckymmoe, and only *slightly* behind where I should be–totally planning on catching up during the big marathon tomorrow! 🙂

  2. What glorious news! Congratulations and tons of success to you and Mandy and your book! <3

    So happy for you! And do celebrate like crazy. Selling books is always glorious, but the first time is extra, extra special.

    Clinking cupcakes and eating cocktails! : )

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