In this section, you’ll find fascinating behind-the-scenes extras for all the books in every one of my series: Fire Maidens, Aloha Shifters, The Wolves of Twin Moon Ranch, Blue Moon Saloon, Shifters in Vegas, and the Serendipity Adventure series, as well as Veiled Fantasies and other titles in my travel romance series. That includes notes on the inspiration for stories & characters, scenes that changed between the first draft and final manuscript, and a list of my favorite scenes for each story. There are also fun extras like puzzles, recipes, family trees, and other exclusive material I’m sure you’ll enjoy. Newest posts appear on the top, and earlier ones deeper down. So please come along, explore, and enjoy!
So, how did I ever come up with a dragon shifter love story set in Paris, complete with vampires, gargoyles, and cunning wolves? How does the Foreign Legion fit in? And what exactly is a Fire Maiden? You’ll find out all that and more here as I go behind the scenes of Fire Maidens: Paris.
Why did I decide to set my new series in a whole new part of the world? Well, I love reading, writing, and travel, so it makes sense that setting plays a key role in all my stories. And as I was thinking ahead to what to write next, I thought about where I’d like to go - for real and in my imagination. It was time for something different, so off to Europe I go with my new series, Fire Maidens: Billionaires and Bodyguards!
Chase and Sophie’s story has been a long time in the making. Both characters have been in the background of each of the previous Aloha Shifters: Pearls of Desire books. Now they finally get their chance! Find out how the story and characters developed from initial idea to the heartwarming story you loved in this glimpse behind the scenes of Rebel Wolf. Read on…
Laid-back lion shifter falls for workaholic city girl. Did you wonder how I got the inspiration for Book 3 of my new PEARLS OF DESIRE series? Well, read on for all the inside info on this exciting new release.
Bear shifter meets bride on the run - in Waikiki! Did you wonder how I got the inspiration for Book 2 of my new PEARLS OF DESIRE series? Well, read on for all the inside info on this exciting new release.
Note: you can also read my post on Behind the Scenes of the Pearls of Desire series for more background on the inspiration for the series as a whole.
So how exactly did Aloha Shifters: Pearls of Desire develop? In many ways, Pearls of Desire is a natural outgrowth of the original “Aloha” series, Jewels of the Heart. I adore the family of shifters at Koa Point, and I wanted to let them live their happily-ever-afters while letting a whole new corps of deserving heroes discover of the magic of Maui. So come along and read all about the inspiration for the characters, pearls, and setting here!