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2018 Best Reads

2018 Best Reads

 Though you'll see a few romances on my list, I mostly read mystery, sci-fi, fantasy, and literary fiction. Much of that has to do with my headspace this year. With the political climate and upheaval in my personal life, I really needed an escape. Mostly, I devoured...

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Guilt-Tripped Cover Release

Guilt-Tripped Cover Release

Coming this summer Guilt-Tripped Cover Reveal Too bad. He’s too smart, too smooth, and far too young. I’ve had my quota of bad boys for this lifetime. They kept me single way past my prime—a serious problem, considering I wanted to be a mom more than anything in this...

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Field-Tripped Book Release

Field-Tripped Book Release

Synopsis I was done with games. But playing with her is so much fun. Ten years ago, I was all set to compete in the winter Olympics. Then I lost everything—my career, my best friend, and my girlfriend. After that, I stopped playing games for good. I swore never to go...

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My Weird Plots

My Weird Plots

Recently, I answered a few interview questions on how I came up with these crazy plots in my books. So I thought I’d free-write a post on that. A lot of my ideas come from my own wanderlust and interests. I write about stuff I've...

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Field-Tripped Cover

Field-Tripped Cover

Field-Tripped Release Date: October 30, 2017 A new standalone holiday romance from Nicole Archer. Add to Goodreads I was done with games. But playing with her is so much fun. Ten years ago, I was all set to compete in the winter...

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A Real Womanizer

A Real Womanizer

I’m writing this review to tell you about a serious loss in my life. An expensive loss. I’ve been grieving. You see, after I purchased a $129 sex toy from Amazon as a Christmas present to myself, not even six months later, it died an unflattering death, in the midst...

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Still Missing My Beloved

Still Missing My Beloved

A year ago, on this date, I lost my precious dog, and I wrote this Ode to him. I still grieve for The Mayor, but we now have Harry McFuzzy to fill us with tender dog snuggles. I’ve always had heart disease. Not in the literal...

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New Covers

New Covers

Brand New Look for The Ad Agency Series Last week on social media, I revealed my cover redesigns. While many people liked the old covers, I didn't feel like they were reflective of the category. They were more cute than sexy. So with the help of Letitia Hasser, at RBA...

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Thank You, Book Bloggers

Thank You, Book Bloggers

Until I wrote a book, I felt empty and lost. When my son was born and I moved to a city where I knew no one, I devoured books as an escape from my boring life. After reading Outlander, I got hooked on romance. I started with the historicals, then consumed 80’s...

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The F-bombs in Road-Tripped

The F-bombs in Road-Tripped

My guy friend received a VIP invitation to the ladies' book club where he works. According to him, it's a big deal to get such an invite. The book club is headed up by the head of his company's HR. He suggested Road-Tripped, and after reading the reviews on Amazon,...

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Dear Authors: Talk About Politics

Dear Authors: Talk About Politics

It's Okay to Discuss Politics on Social Media. For the last few days, I’ve been ruminating over a Facebook post from a well-known author the night of the election. In essence, she was lamenting about not speaking out politically, fearing she'd lose readers....

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New Amazon Review Guidelines

New Amazon Review Guidelines

Recently, I had legitimate reviews disappear from Amazon. Since I work in the digital industry, I didn't even try to game the system. In fact, I told my own mother not to review my book. But in this case, there didn't appear to be any reason for the removal, nor were...

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