Excerpt for Meant to Be…Spooked Anthology

I'm happy to welcome back Emmy Z. Madrigal to the blog today. She is part of the Meant to Be... short stories anthologies. Last year, Meant to Be... Kissed was featured with a guest post and excerpt. Meant to Be...Spooked is all about other-worldly love stories just in time for Halloween! Today's excerpt is from … Continue reading Excerpt for Meant to Be…Spooked Anthology

A Phantom Courtship- Chapter Two

Lily awoke to raindrops on her head. At first, she remained motionless, allowing the refreshing chill to wash over her and ease the aches of her body and the sting of her wound. As the storm picked up, she attempted to sit, feeling dizzy as she did so. “Easy now, Miss!” a lady’s voice called … Continue reading A Phantom Courtship- Chapter Two

2017 Plans

Well, another year has begun! I'm so excited to start this year and bring on my third year of publishing! I've got the usual sorts of resolutions: lose weight, read more, get organized. Last year I lost over 30 pounds but since my move in mid-October I have taken a break from eating well and … Continue reading 2017 Plans

Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Nine

Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Chapter Nine Bella sagged into her bed at the end of a long day. She had been home for a week and immediately cast into her old position of servant and housekeeper for her family. Her sisters seemed … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Nine

Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Eight

Prologue Chapter One Chapter Two Chapter Three Chapter Four Chapter Five Chapter Six Chapter Seven Chapter Eight Bella looked in the mirror in her dressing room and smoothed the gown. It had been a rush order for the dressmaker in the local village, but it was the most ornate gown she had ever worn. Butterflies … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Eight

Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Seven

Chapter Seven Bella, Mrs. Potter, and Maria gathered in the South Drawing Room. They sprinkled a mixture of salt and rose water around the windows and pianoforte but nowhere else. “Do you really think it will work, ma’am?” Maria asked Mrs. Potter. “It is worth a try, isn’t it?” Maria frowned. “Unless it stirs her … Continue reading Beauty’s Mirror- Chapter Seven