• 12 Days,  Giveaway,  News,  Sale Price

    Pre-order Sale Price & Giveaway

    I’m so excited to tell you that 12 DAYS is now available for pre-order! And it’s on sale.

    This small-town, friends-to-lovers, light & fluffy, Christmas romance releases November 17, 2020. Until release day, you can get it for a special pre-order price of just 99¢. After release day, the price will go up to $2.99, so clickity-click that pre-order button! Then you can spend the two dollars you saved on a cup of coffee or hot cocoa to enjoy while you’re reading the book. 😉


    (Pre-order will be available soon from Kobo and Barnes & Noble, so if those are your go-to retailers, please check in a couple of days.)

    I’d love to see you add 12 DAYS to your Goodreads shelves. Add it by November 17th and you’re automatically entered for a chance to win a $5 Amazon gift card. (Or I can substitute Apple if that’s your preference. I’m easy!)

    Kelly and Adeline have been best friends since the third grade. Yes, he thinks she’s pretty. And hot. Smart. Funny. But they’re buds. Roommates. End of story. 

    Until he opens a package delivered to his house without checking the name on the label, and finds Addie has ordered a vibrating cock ring for some guy who doesn’t deserve her, because no guy does. 

    There’s a gift receipt in the box, meaning she intends to give the sex toy to somebody for Christmas…in 12 days. 

    12 days to undo a lifetime of “just friends”. 12 days to change the name she writes on that gift tag. 12 days to win the girl he just realized has always been the one for him.

    A small-town, friends-to-lovers, light & fluffy, Christmas romance!

    If you haven’t joined my mailing list yet, please click here and I’ll add you. 🙂

    I love connecting with people, so come find me online:

    Facebook ·  Facebook Group ·  Instagram ·  Goodreads  · BookBub

    Stay tuned, I’ll be in touch again soon with more new-release details.

  • Giveaway

    Win an E-Reader & 50+ Books!


    You’ve heard of BookSweeps, right? If not, you should totally check it out, because it’s pretty awesome. BookSweeps is a platform for readers to find authors, and vice-versa. Authors and books are segmented by genre, so it’s easy to navigate to the content that floats your boat. Authors offer free books in exchange for newsletter signup. Pretty straightforward and easy!


    This autumn, BookSweeps is hosting several multi-author giveaways, including this one:


    This excellent giveaway features a grand prize of a new e-reader, as well as 50+ steamy, first-in-series, contemporary romances. (Including one of mine!)

    Entering is easy and free. Click here, or on the graphic, to check it out. Contest is open internationally, and closes October 21st.


    Good luck, and happy reading!

  • Giveaway

    “Tell Me Your Favorite Scene” Giveaway

    I have a fun little giveaway going on my Facebook page this week. Just pop over and comment on this post with your favorite scene from any of my books. I’ll put all the commentors’ names in a random drawing and choose one winner of a $5 Amazon gift card on January 31st. Easy peasy. 🙂

    I can’t wait to read about everybody’s favorite scenes!

    Loving Young Nude Erotic Sensual Couple In Bed

    Click on the above image to be taken to the post.


  • Blog Hop,  Giveaway,  Promo & PR

    Love Is In the Air Blog Hop!

    love-is-in-the-air2014Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Celebrate the most romantic day of the year with the Love Is In the Air Blog Hop! Visit all 41 stops for more chances to win great prizes.

    Love is definitely in the air in my upcoming release, CUP OF SUGAR, and Valentine’s Day plays a part in the story.

    Cup of Sugar by Karla Doyle


    After several failed relationships, Nia has one rule—don’t date neighbors. Simple, except the guy next door is single, handsome, and not inclined to close his blinds while naked. When her car dies, Conn takes “being neighborly” to a new level by offering a ride to her long-distance destination. Nia has resisted his looks and charm for months. Surely she can handle a few hours in his truck…

    For months, Conn has blatantly put himself on display, hoping his pretty blonde neighbor would tire of secretly watching and come knock on his door for a cup of sugar—or more. No such luck—until an unusual opportunity arises. After a six-hour drive turns into a sweet-and-sexy weekend, Conn wants more than neighborly status with Nia. To get it, he must convince her to break the rule protecting her heart—by putting his on the line.

    Available in ebook & print February 28th!


    On to the giveaway!

    Win your choice of any book from my backlist! (Giveaway is international.)


    To enter, leave me a comment, Like me on Facebook, follow me on Twitter, or tweet about the giveaway. Use the Rafflecopter to make it simple.  🙂

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    When you’re done here, make sure you visit all the other stops for chances to win more great prizes.

  • Crossing the Line,  Giveaway,  Guest Blogs

    New Release Celebrations and Giveaways

    It’s alive! CROSSING THE LINE is now available! And it’s only $2.99 — that’s 5+ hours of reading enjoyment for less than the price of a fancy coffee. 😉


    To celebrate the release, I’m visiting some awesome blogs and giving away prizes. Stop by all three blogs and enter to win the individual draws.

    Straight-Shootin-Book-Review-buttonGiveaway includes:

    $10 Amazon Gift Card

    2 backlist ebooks (2 winners will receive their choice of Body of Work, More Than Words, Game Plan)

    ninas-literary-escape-blog-button-NEWGiveaway includes:

    $10 Amazon Gift Card

    2 backlist ebooks (2 winners will receive their choice of Body of Work, More Than Words, Game Plan)

    JoyfullyReviewed-buttonGiveaway includes:

    $10 Amazon Gift Card

    bookharlotsbadgeGiveaway includes:

    1 digital copy of BODY OF WORK



    Good luck, and happy reading!

  • Body of Work,  Contest,  Giveaway,  Random

    The Scorching Book Reviews “Sex Scene Championship”

    Coming ( 😉 ) this August… the Sex Scene Championship over at Scorching Book Reviews. If you enjoy erotic romance, this is an event you won’t want to miss. I always find lots of new books for my TBR list during this event. Plus, tons of great prizes are up for grabs.

    This will be my third time participating! My entry this time around is a playful & sexy scene from BODY OF WORK, as chosen by two of my favorite people, Amanda and Andrea. (Thanks, ladies!)

    I hope you’ll check out the daily contestants, and yes, I hope you’ll vote for my scene on August 11th! 🙂



  • Giveaway,  Random

    Book Giveaways Happening Now

    It’s giveaway week!

    First up, I’m giving away one e-copy of any of my books in the Tattoo Week event over at Riverina Romantics blog. (Draw closes June 8th)


    The second offering is courtesy of my lovely friend, Violet Duke. She’s giving away a copy of BODY OF WORK on her Facebook page, so head over there for a chance to win. (Draw closes midnight, Hawaii Standard Time, June 4th)

    VioletDuke-headerGood luck in the draws! 🙂

  • Blog Hop,  Giveaway

    Winner! Wet and Wild Blog Hop

    The Wet & Wild Blog Hop is over. Wasn’t it a blast? Thank you to everybody who stopped by, read the excerpt and left a comment. 🙂


    Every comment that included an email address has been entered in the Grand Prize drawing for the $100 Victoria’s Secret gift card, and the digital gift basket of e-books. Those prizes are courtesy of our amazing hostess, Skye Warren. If your name was chosen for either prize, you’ll be hearing from Skye very soon.


    Now, for the winner of my giveaway, a $10 gift card to your choice of Amazon, Ellora’s Cave, Kobo or Barnes & Noble is…

    Kelsey Summer

    And because you were all so totally awesome with your comments, I’ve decided to give away another prize, a digital copy of any one of my books. The winner of that prize is…

    Jeannie Platt

     Emails have been sent to the winners. I hope to see you all again soon!



  • Blog Hop,  Giveaway

    Wet and Wild Blog Hop

    wildhopWelcome to the Wet & Wild Blog Hop! Thank you to our lovely hostess, Skye Warren, for organizing another awesome event.

    One of my favorite reasons for writing stories that take place during the summer months is sex. Indoor sex can be smokin’ hot, no question, but outdoor sex offers so many variables and possibilities. Add the risk of being caught that comes with ‘doing it’ (whatever the ‘it’ may be) in a less-than-private location, and outdoor sex becomes hotter than hot.

    My debut novel, GAME PLAN, is set in the summer gameplan_msrmonths. Mason and Andie have sexual encounters in a downtown alley, the front seat of a pickup truck while parked in front of a store, while waiting in a long drive-thru line, and later, in the back of that truck.

    bodyofworkMy newest release, BODY OF WORK, also has a summer setting, and Brian and Cassie definitely take advantage of the warm weather. They make excellent use of a park pavilion and a sugar maple tree in Cassie’s yard.

    Here’s an excerpt from BODY OF WORK featuring that sugar maple tree…

    His fingers curled around her waist. He used his power and size to back her up to the maple before she’d registered their first step. “Take your pants down to the knees.”

    “I guess that’s a yes to my terms.”

    No acknowledgement, unless a raised eyebrow counted. Intensity and amusement played across his face. He released her to cross his arms over his chest, making muscles bulge and pop out all over the place. Half a foot separated them, enough space for her to move away if that’s what she wanted. Maybe he was testing her. Bossing her around to see if she’d change her mind.

    “I’d suggest we shake on our agreement, but I don’t think my old patio set can take the kind of strain we put on that picnic table in the pavilion.”

    “How about this tree, think it can take it?” His hand thudded against the trunk. He kept his eyes locked on hers as he ran his palm up and down the old maple, skimming the side of her body along the way. “What about you? This bark’s pretty rough—it’s going to hurt when it digs into your soft skin, and it will dig in, because if you’re brave enough to take those pants down, I’m going to let the brute fuck you any way he likes.”

    Her cheeks burned. She shifted foot to foot, acutely aware of the satin teasing her nipples, the tight jeans pressing against her clit. “I’m ready for him.”

    His jaw ticked and his eyes darkened. “Then get those pants down, now.”

    She scrambled to obey, fingers trembling as they fumbled with the buckle. The wide belt had been a chore to fit through the belt loops and the stiff leather made undoing it harder yet. “New belt, it needs breaking in.”

    “I’ll keep that in mind.” One corner of his mouth lifted—from reading her mind, no doubt—when her hands froze in their efforts. “Here. Let me.”

    She nodded, swallowing a mouthful of cotton as he took over the job. But he didn’t pull the strip of leather free of the belt loops. Didn’t order her to bend over so he could use it to paint stripes on her ass. He just separated the metal buckle from the opposite end, one-handed her button open and slid the zipper down, all without looking away from her face.

    “Take off your bra.”

    “Okay.” Hands shaking, she reached around for the clasp. Then the hem of her t-shirt.

    “Just the bra. Keep the shirt on.”

    She slid the straps down her arms, clearing each wrist in a wholly unsexy manner, then pulled the white satin bust-enhancer out of one sleeve. “And there goes my artificial cleavage.”

    “You’ve got something better—perfect nipples. I like seeing them poke through your shirt. Like at the gym when you wear that light-purple tank top, or the white one. Those tops don’t hide much. Did you know your nipples get hard when you’re working out?”

    “Really…I had no idea.” Batted eyelashes, along with feigned innocence, did the trick. The sound that came from his chest was part chuckle, part growl. And oh god, was it hot.

    Beneath the thin red fabric her nipples tightened. Like a good hussy, she arched her back to make their condition more visible. Her breath caught when he lowered his head. The words bite me hovered on the tip of her tongue. All that came out of her mouth was a choked cry of frustration as he grazed the cloth-covered nubs in passing.

    He crouched before her, his mouth level with her open zipper. “Pants are coming down now. Last chance to get away.” Above him, she shook her head. “No? Good.” He gathered her jeans, belt and panties in his fists and pulled the lot down to her knees a heck of a lot easier than the skintight jeans had gone up. “No,” he said when she lifted one leg to step out of her pants. “This is where they stay.”

    “But I won’t be able to open my legs,” she wiggled in demonstration, “or move.”

    “I know.” His smile bordered on feral. He grabbed both ends of her belt and yanked, squeezing her legs closer together, then fastened the buckle above her knees. “Comfortable?”

    Want more?

    BODY OF WORK is now available from Amazon, Kobo, Ellora’s Cave, and All Romance.


    Now, on to the prizes!

    It’s easy. Just leave a comment with your email address and you’re entered to win one of the grand prizes, a $100 gift card for Victoria’s Secret, and a digital gift basket full of books, both courtesy of Skye Warren.


    Your comment will also enter you in my giveaway of a $10 gift card for Amazon, Kobo or Ellora’s Cave.


    So take a minute and talk to me. About anything. 🙂 Once you’re finished here, keep hopping to find more great books for your TBR list, and for more chances to win. Thanks for stopping by — enjoy the hop!

  • Body of Work,  Giveaway

    Release Day for Body of Work!

    It’s here, release day for BODY OF WORK! I loved writing about Brian and Cassie, along with their family and friends (a couple of whom will be getting their own books). When I started writing this “dirty gym story”, I intended it to be a short novella. Well, the story showed me, didn’t it? It’s just shy of 70k words, and only because I told it “no more!” Lol. I hope you enjoy it. 🙂


    I’m celebrating with a giveaway of a backlist title or $10 gift card to the e-tailer of your choice. Head over to Nina’s Literary Escape and enter! (Raffle closes May 7th)


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