Category Archives: Finding Quinn

Finding Quinn, book 2 in the Coopers Series — a contemporary romance series set on an island paradise in the Pacific Northwest, dotted with vineyards, markets and beaches. Follow this dynamic family and their friends. Read all of my ‘Finding Quinn’ blog posts below…

Bonding on the fire line

Horrific fires continue to burn throughout North America. Courageous men and women, whether they are members of hotshot crews or smoke jumpers battle immense out-of-control blazes. However, they pay a huge price. As the fire season progresses, they suffer mental and physical fatigue. Often they experience health issues because they don’t have enough time to … Continue reading Bonding on the fire line

Embracing Joy

Joyful moments with children. Parenting can be exhausting, complicated and stressful.  But it can also have stunning moments of pure joy. Kelsey Malone, the heroine of my latest novel Finding Quinn discovers that those special times can make her heart sing. She lives for these moments. There is a lot of media that concentrates on the … Continue reading Embracing Joy

The Law of Attraction

Rhonda Byrne’s book The Secret (2006) created a lot of attention. Various  teachers contributed to this self-help book giving advice on money, health and relationships. But the more we read about what works in relationships, the less we seem to understand. Two very different individuals meet and for some reason, there is that spark, that zing, … Continue reading The Law of Attraction

Nerves of Steel

Today is the launch of my  contemporary firefighter romance FINDING QUINN (the second book in The Coopers series). The Origin of the Story In 2013 I was captivated by a story of a team of firefighters who died in a horrifying wildfire just outside of Phoenix, Arizona.  Nineteen men were trapped with no escape. This … Continue reading Nerves of Steel

Military Widows

I’m writing this post on a brilliant sunny day and the weather makes me feel good. Yet I’m contemplating sadness, as I prepare to release my second contemporary romance novel – Finding Quinn. The female protagonist Kelsey Malone is facing a personal battle. As a military widow, she’s attempting to embrace a new chapter in her … Continue reading Military Widows