June news!

Summer is here! I've been enjoying the warm weather and doing lots of work in the yard, meaning sore muscles, broken nails and a bit of sunburn! But we wait all winter for this so I'm happy!

 

Big news for June RIGHT NOW -- SHUT OUT is on sale for just $.99!! Go grab it now! This book got awesome reviews when it was released so I hope this sale gets Shut Out into more readers' hands!

The Bayard College hockey team isn’t where Jacob Flass thought he’d be a season ago. He was a rising star in the Canadian major junior league, cruising toward a spot on an NHL roster—until a single disastrous night on the town brought it all crashing down. Now he’s out of options, except for playing well, studying hard, and staying away from girls. He’s not supposed to be flirting with the hottest, sweetest chick he’s ever met. But how could he possibly stay away?
 
Skylar Lynwood knows that Jacob is out of her league. She’s just trying to go with the flow, which isn’t easy when six feet and four inches of total hockey hunkiness is making a play for her one moment, then giving her the cold shoulder the next. Skylar’s head tells her that this rugged athlete isn’t worth her time, but her body says something altogether different. Risking her heart for Jacob may be the craziest thing she’s ever done . . . but she won’t let him shut her out.

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Join me and my Nine Naughty Novelists friends on Facebook for a Midsummer Madness party! June 20 here in the 9NN Party Cabana -- hot reads, hot book boyfriends, fun and prizes!

Reader question!

Hi Kelly, I loved Dancing in the Rain, it has become my favourite book you've written so far. Where did the idea come from & do see yourself writing another one similar to it in the near future?

The Author Note in Dancing in the Rain basically explains where the idea came from. It was actually my agent and my editor who'd been talking and suggested I write about a retired hockey player. And maybe a secret baby story. And I was all nah, I don't think so....but then I started thinking about Drew and I had to write his story. Only I didn't want it to be the usual secret baby, because these days it's hard to imagine why a woman would keep a child a secret from the father. But in this case there was a good reason. At first I thought the story would start after Sarah's death, but when I started writing it, that wasn't how it went. 

I have an idea for a couple of spin off books involving Peyton's new business that I'm mulling over...nothing definite yet...

Thanks for asking!

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I love this video of this dog who feels so bad for taking the baby's toy!

My son gave my a gorgeous gift pack from Lush for Mother's Day and my favorite thing is the Scrubee! It smells so nice, and it makes my skin so soft! It has really gritty stuff in it -- apparently ground almonds and coco shell -- it makes a bit of a mess in the bathtub, but it's worth it!

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