Your new book is IF I FALL. Can you tell us about it?
IF I FALL is Sarah Forrester’s story, who was last scene having her heart cruelly broken by a duke at the end of FOLLOW MY LEAD. To survive socially, not to mention protecting her vulnerable heart, she transforms herself into the Golden Lady—the most sought after woman of the Ton, the life of every party. But only one person sees through the façade is Sarah’s childhood friend, Lieutenant Jackson Fletcher.
And he’ll do anything to bring back the loving, happy Sarah that he used to know.
Where did you get the idea for this story?
I felt so terrible for Sarah at the end of FOLLOW MY LEAD that I knew I had to write her next! If anyone deserved to find love, it’s Sarah. But it is not an easy road. She has a lot of hurt to deal with, not only because she had a broken engagement, but because there were so many people who expected great things of her, and she feels like she let them down. The only thing she can do is find the inner strength to defy those expectations.
Of all your books, which one stands out for you the most?
Oh, I love each of my books like they are my children, you cannot choose a favorite! But I will say that IF I FALL has some of my favorite action scenes that I’ve ever written. Jack has some talents he learned in the Navy that he puts to good use.
What do you like to do in your free time?
What is this free time you speak of? Seriously, when I’m not writing, I’m generally thinking about how I should be writing… but sometimes I’ll give myself a break and go for a bike ride on the beach here in Los Angeles.
What's next for you? What are you working on now?
What’s next is already here! I’m very pleased to announce that not only is IF I FALL on the shelves, but my new novella, The Dress of the Season, is available on an e-reader near you! It's about Harris Dane, Viscount Osterley, who orders a very fine and scandalously cut dress to be made for a certain lady he wishes to woo. While with the dress designer, he also orders a pair of gloves to be sent to his ward, Miss Felicity Grove, to wish her well for the new Season. But when Felicity accidentally receives the dress, along with Osterley’s affectionate note, it sets into motion a tale of scandalous misunderstandings and love in the last place you look.
While The Dress of the Season takes place at the same time and with familiar characters from IF I FALL, you don’t need to read one to enjoy the other. I, of course, hope that you enjoy both!
After that, Sarah Forrester’s sister Bridget, who plays a role in IF I FALL, is getting her own book, which I am feverishly working on as we speak!