Summer Reading!

Finally, summer is upon us!  The Texas air is heavy with heat and outside my door my pool beckons with the scent of chlorine and sun screen. My refrigerator is stocked with watermelon, just-picked peaches and tomatoes, and the freezer is full of popsicles. Best of all, the chair beside my chaise is stocked with some great books. I have …

Otherwise Engaged by Kellie Coates Gilbert

Old Boyfriends

Hey, friends – Close your eyes a minute and think back with me. Remember that old boyfriend . . . the one you DIDN’T marry? Ever imagine what life would have been had things taken a different turn and that first (or second, third…) boyfriend ended up the ONE? Like you, a couple of former guys had my heart at …

Guest Post by Kelly Thatcher Farley

Hey, everybody! Today, I have a special treat for all of you who love SMALL TOWNS.  I asked good friend and faithful reader, Kelly Thatcher Farley, to pen a blog post about our tiny hometown – Carey, Idaho.  This community is located not far from Sun Valley, Idaho where my new novel series is set. It’s a town where everyone …

I Love Book Research!

One of the most fun parts of my job as a novelist is going on a research trip to the city where a future book will be set. WHAT MATTERS MOST is the final release in the Texas Gold Collection. This story is set in AUSTIN, TEXAS and features a down-on-her-luck gal who finally lands her dream job, only to …

Twitterpated

Last week, I watched the Disney movie BAMBI with my grandson for a second time. When we viewed the movie initially, my little Peanut was extremely worried about the “humans in the forest” and what happened to Bambi’s mother. This time, he giggled out loud at the “twitterpating” scene. He’s a little older now and understands the concept of romance. …