An early holiday treat for you!

Hello and happy holiday-season-eve! Yes, it’s a little early to start with the celebrations, but I wanted you to have a treat for yourself before you head out to tackle your holiday shopping. So for a limited time, you can download an ebook of Chasing Tinsel, a Miranda Vaughn Mystery holiday novella, for FREE!tinsel-ad

Kindle  *  Nook  *  Kobo  *  iBooks

 

Last chance to get Chasing the Dollar for FREE!

We’re heading into the last days of the sale on Chasing the Dollar, so make sure you get your FREE ebook before October 31!

Kindle  *  Nook  *  iBooks  *  Kobo  *  Google  *  Smashwords

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“High stakes, high energy, and a highly humorous good time! From Belize to Macau, this is one globe trotting adventure you don’t want to miss!” ~ Gemma Halliday, New York Times Bestselling author

Sounds like fun!

Dropping the Dime, Miranda Vaughn Mysteries #2, is now available in audio! The wonderful, talented Teri Schnaubelt narrated the book and, once again, she nailed it! I loved the way brought Chasing the Dime to life, so it was great to be able to work with her again.

The timing of the audiobook’s release couldn’t be better because I’m now back in Miranda’s world, working on the fourth book in the series. I’ve missed Miranda, Jake, Sarah, and the rest of the characters. While I’m plotting new adventures for them, I’m listening to the first two books to get back into that world.

Hope you’re all enjoying the summer!

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Dropping the Dime is available on audio at

iTunes  *  Amazon  *  Audible

Killer summer celebration!

We’re celebrating the sale this week (and only this week) of Killer Beach Reads! Come over to Facebook this week and join in on the hop!

Each day, three authors will host the hop on their Facebook pages. Visit each one and comment and you’ll be entered to win fun prizes. I’m hosting on Friday, July 8 and I’ll be giving away audiobook copies of Dropping the Dime to three lucky winners. Start by visiting Gin Jones and commenting on her post, then follow the prompts to the next pages.

And don’t forget to pick up a copy of Killer Beach Reads—22 short, fun mysteries for only 99 cents! That includes One Red Cent, a short story in the Miranda Vaughn Mysteries series featuring Miranda’s best friend, Sarah Girard. The sale is only this week, so hurry!

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Lucky Penny is out in the world!

Today is the day! Lucky Penny, the third book in the Miranda Vaughn Mysteries, is out today! I’m so excited to share this book with you.

Miranda Vaughn is finally getting her life back. Not only does she have a chance for romance with her sexy neighbor, FBI Agent Jake Barnes, but she’s also got a new job… one that’s taking her to a vacation paradise.LuckyPenny-tiny

All she has to do is help her new client get his finances in order so he can buy the Lucky Penny, an abandoned shell of a once-stylish casino on the shores of Lake Tahoe. But the nice, boring accounting job spirals out of control with the addition of a Hollywood film crew, an underground gambling ring, and Jake going undercover as a newlywed—with another woman.

As Miranda and Jake each dive into their investigations, they can’t deny their growing feelings for each other. But it’s more important than ever to keep their attraction hidden as someone at the resort is watching them, and is willing to do just about anything to keep them from uncovering the truth.

Available now in print and ebook for

Kindle  *  iBook  *  Nook  *  Kobo  *  Smashwords

To celebrate the release of Lucky Penny, you can get the first two books in the series at the sale price of 99-cents for a very limited time!

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Miranda Vaughn was just found not guilty of fraud, putting an end to the worst year and a half of her life. And now the trouble really starts. Determined to find who set her up, Miranda begins her own investigation—leading her to Macau and Belize, and into the arms of a sexy FBI agent who has his own agenda.

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Assistant to her former defense attorney isn’t Miranda Vaughn’s dream job, but her first task is a simple one—protect a CFO turned informant, and help her prove embezzlement. But what should be a straightforward assignment is complicated when Miranda is thrown together with a hot FBI agent who saved her life, broke her heart, and then disappeared.

Kindle  *  iBook  *  Nook  *  Kobo  *  Smashwords

And there’s more! I’m giving away a 7-inch Kindle Fire, Wi-Fi, 8GB (US residents only, please). Enter to win by Friday, Dec. 18. I’ll announce a winner here on Saturday, Dec. 19.

Canadian readers, go here for your own giveaway and sign up for a chance to get a $10 gift certificate from Amazon.ca. Good luck!

Contest update

Good morning! Here’s a little something for my frozen friends in the North, who aren’t eligible to win the Kindle–a contest just for Canadian readers. (Is it cold there now? I’m in California, so I just assume you’re cold from November to March.) Anyway, enter here to win a $10 Amazon gift card from amazon.ca.

Same deadline, so enter before Dec. 18 for a chance to win. Good luck!

Lucky Penny, Chapter 1

LuckyPenny-tinyLucky Penny, book 3 in the Miranda Vaughn Mysteries series, is out on December 14th! Yay! Here’s a sneak peak at chapter 1!

Enjoy!

 

CHAPTER ONE

 

I gripped the handle on the courtroom door and took a deep breath before forcing myself to pull it open and walk into the silent and solemn room. The gallery was about half-filled, and several audience members turned to watch me come in. I glanced around quickly, trying to locate my boss, Rob Fogg, in the area reserved for spectators. From the middle of a row near the back of the room, he nodded and waved at a few empty seats near him. I squeezed past other spectators who had come to watch the trial.

“Glad to see you made it,” he whispered as I sat down.

“Parking,” I mumbled.

It was a common excuse in the busy downtown blocks around the federal courthouse, but it was also a lie. I’d found a prime parking space in the lot across the street. I’d also hit every green light on the way there. There was no excuse for my tardiness except my own nerves.

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Coming soon!

Lucky Penny, book 3 in the Miranda Vaughn Mysteries series, will be out December 14!

LuckyPenny-FinalA year after her acquittal on fraud charges, former financial analyst Miranda Vaughn is finally getting her life back. Not only does she have a chance for romance with her sexy neighbor, FBI Agent Jake Barnes, but she’s also got a new job…one that’s taking her to a vacation paradise!

Perched above the crystal blue waters of Lake Tahoe, the Whispering Pines Resort & Spa is a local landmark and a popular destination for the rich and famous who are stressed out from being rich and famous. And down on the water’s edge is the Lucky Penny Casino—an abandoned shell of a once-stylish casino. Max Emmerson, the owner of the Whispering Pines Resort, used to own the Lucky Penny, and he wants it back. Miranda’s job is to get Max’s finances in order so he can borrow the money to buy the casino, and make sure nothing jeopardizes his gaming license. Easy, right?

But the nice boring accounting job spirals out of control with the addition of a Hollywood film crew, an underground gambling ring, and Jake going undercover at the resort as a newlywed—with another woman. As Miranda and Jake each dive into their investigations, they can’t deny their growing feelings for each other. But it’s more important than ever that they keep their attraction hidden. Especially since someone at the resort is watching them very closely, and is willing to do just about anything to keep them from uncovering the truth.

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Chasing the Dollar now in audio!

Do you like audiobooks? I love audiobooks. So I’m very happy to share that Chasing the Dollar is now available in audio format! ChasingtheDollaraudio

I was fortunate to work with the lovely and talented Teri Schnaubelt, who has produced more than 60 audiobooks and is an accomplished actress, too! I think you’ll love her performance of the book as much as I do. Teri was also generous enough to answer some questions, okay, a lot of questions, about audiobooks and how she does her job.

To celebrate the release of Chasing the Dollar in audio, I’m giving away free download codes from Audible to three commenters! Just comment below and tell me what you like about audiobooks. Or, if you haven’t tried them yet, why you want to listen to Chasing the Dollar. I’ll pick a winner on Saturday, Aug. 8.

And now, let’s talk audiobooks with Teri!

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