Tuesday, July 14, 2015

Cover Art and Blurb: Protective Instincts

Hi there, everyone! After being quiet for a while on the writing front, I have some news to share...an update on my next release, Protective Instincts. This is going to be Book 6 in the Instincts series, and if you've read the series, you just might be familiar with the two leads vamps. Yep, Daniel Valente and Ryunosuke Kimura have returned! They previously were the main characters in Book 2, Enduring Instincts and have made several appearances in the series.

I just got the cover this past weekend, made by the awesome Lex Valentine, who along with being a wonderful cover artist, is also a fantastic author. I'm always thrilled to get another cover by Lex. I love in this one that she included the Tokyo skyline and the man drawing the katana :D

The story is still in edits with MLR Press. As of this moment, it has a tentative release date of August 28th. It'll go live at MLR Press first, then will quickly roll out to Amazon, AllRomance eBooks, and other vendors.

I absolutely loved working with my Instincts vampires again! I hope everyone will enjoy seeing them come back!

Daniel Valente and Ryunosuke Kimura knew each other for centuries, and when Daniel saw the love Ryu had for him and how it had endured for lifetimes, their lives became forever entwined. In recognizing that love, the two vampires became eternal partners, those with a bond deep and unbreakable.

They’re living in peace and happiness, until a call comes inviting Ryunosuke to interview for the Tribunal, the ruling body of vampire society. Both Daniel and Ryu know everything is about to change. Danger will come with the position and the greatest threat may be from one of the Tribunal members. Daniel and Ryunosuke’s protective instincts are strong, their love even stronger, but when old grudges demand retribution, will those instincts be enough to keep each other safe?


  1. I love the Instincts series so much I have them all in paper! Can't wait for this one as Ryu is one of my favorite characters!

    1. Thank you so very much! That's awesome you own them all in the paperback! I appreciate you getting them! This one did cross the novel mark at 60k, so there's a good chance it'll go to print too. And that's fantastic to hear you like Ryu! He's one of my favorite characters to write, and I love how he and Daniel are together when I'm working with them. Hope you'll like this one!

  2. Anxiously awaiting the release. Wish you could quit the evil day job and write more great books!

    1. You and me both! The evil day job's been stealing a lot of my time, but I still try to squeeze in writing as much as I can :-) And thank you so much for looking forward to this one! I loved working with my Instincts vamps again!