Six Sentence Sunday

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve done Six Sentence Sunday. Check out other participants here.

But first an exciting announcement:

My debut contemporary western romantic suspense, Gambling On A Secret, which bestselling author Carolyn Brown named one of her favorite books of 2012 on the Happy Ever After Blog on USA Today, releases from Lyrical Press on January 7.  I will be doing a mega 2 month blog tour, so if you’d like to check the Gambling Book Tour out, I have a page with all the info, including some awesome prizes.

Now, without further delay…my six:

“Are you sure we should do this?” Dylan’s voice came through as a low rumble.

Charli flashed him a wicked grin. She skimmed her right hand over the Special Forces tat and the puckered nipple on the left side of his chest. He shuddered when she leaned in and flicked her hot tongue over the point and ran her hands down his body to the fly of his jeans. She lowered the zipper and purred against his skin. “Don’t you dare get all noble on me now.”



When Charli bets everything on a secret, will she find the deck stacked against her?

Former runaway-turned heiress Charli Monroe is hiding her sordid past and planning a future in Colton, Texas. Attending the local college for a degree in social work, she intends to raise cattle on her newly purchased ranch, which she plans to open as a home for troubled teens. Only a few glitches—the Victorian mansion is crumbling, the barn needs a roof, and her oilman neighbor wants more than friendship. When she meets Dylan Quinn, Charli is willing to take a chance on the town drunk to help her rebuild the rundown ranch.

Dylan has his demons, too. The former Special Forces commander can’t get past his ex-wife’s betrayal and the botched mission that left him with much more than a bad limp. Certain the greedy oilman next door to Charli wants much more than just her heart, Dylan’s even willing to stop drinking in order to protect her.

When things get dangerous and secrets of the past are revealed, is he only looking out for his new employer, or is she the new start he so desperately needs?

CONTENT WARNING: Details abuse of a minor, drug abuse, alcoholism, swearing, spicy sex, murder.

COVER QUOTE: “Full of intrigue, tangled pasts, and raw emotions, this one is guaranteed to keep you turning pages from start to finish and then wishing for one more chapter!”
Carolyn Brown, New York Times bestselling author of Just a Cowboy and His Baby.

Available for Pre-Order on BookStrand


  1. Oh la la! Welcome back to SSS. 🙂

  2. Paloma Beck says:

    This was a hidden gem. No longer… its on my TBR list now.
    Your six was fun. I loved her response to him!

  3. Jenna Jaxon says:

    Sounds like she thinks its a good idea! And I bet she converts him to believe it too. Spicy six!

  4. Not much question about who’s seducing whom.

  5. SE Gilchrist says:

    Great seduction scene. Loved it. Congratulations on your release. Hope it sells squillions.

  6. What a steamy seduction scene! Great six!!

  7. Heather Boyd says:

    I love a heroine who takes charge. Great six!!

  8. Oooh, a spicy excerpt!

  9. Indeed, NOT the time to go all noble LOL! Enjoyed the excerpt, the book sounds like a must read to ME!

  10. Congrats on the USA Today recommendation!!! Hawt 6!! 😀

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