Category Book Hooks

Love was just a cruel ghost — #mfrwhooks

Last week I showed you the cover and blurb for my upcoming science fiction romance, Constellation XXI. Today you get the opening of the book. She didn’t do it. Couldn’t have. There was simply no way. Everything about it was impossible. Nonetheless, guilt slammed Captain Sienna Dukelsky as hard as if she’d rammed her beloved […]

A cover, a blurb and a constellation #mfrwhooks

Happy belated New Year! I’m back after a hiatus for the holidays. All four of my children came home to Arizona for Christmas, even the ones in Toronto and Amsterdam. Great times! But now back to everyday life . . . sigh. (Nothing personal about that sigh.) Today’s hook isn’t a snippet, but rather a […]

Were you having the same dream? #mfrwhooks

Here’s a selection from Escapee, my recently released science fiction romance. Enemies from the Proxima star system have invaded the isolated mining moon where Catt Sayer is a civilian pilot. She picks up a lone survivor, Captain Dukelsky, who wants her to fly her airship to the far side of the moon to attack the enemy’s base. […]

From somewhere under her long skirt . . . #MFRWhooks

More today from The Guardian Angel of Farflung Station, a science fiction romance that’s among my personal favorites because of the heroine. Sandrina is far and away the best character I’ve created — best in the sense of morality, goal in life, and good intentions. But she also has a less-than-perfect side. Here she’s a Peeping […]

No sex, understand? #mfrwhooks

I hope the title of today’s hook doesn’t disappoint you too much. It’s the heroine’s initial response to the hero, not a commentary on the book’s supposed chastity. My sci fi romance, Alien Contact for Runaway Moms, is escaping into the big, wide world in just a few days. This Saturday, in fact! Audra Verhailey, twenty-three […]

Runaway moms revealed #mfrwhooks

In anticipation of the  September 1, 2018 release of Alien Contact for Runaway Moms, I have some something a bit different today: A new, longer blurb. A new cover. The Blurb The first paragraph has been around a while. The second is new. If you have any editing suggestions, let me have them. When her […]

Your name is? #mfrwhooks

Today, another hook from my WIP titled Audra Fleeing Audra Finding, book 5 in the Alien Contact for Idiots series. Audra Verhailey, a runaway young mother, flees with her baby from Oregon to Kwadra Island. Kwadra is an alternate Earth’s Vancouver Island. The Kwadrans “hopped” their island to our Earth when the environment of their planet […]

She didn’t even shudder #mfrwhooks

Today, I have some backstory about one of my heroines’ wound from my WIP titled Audra Fleeing Audra Finding, book 5 in the Alien Contact for Idiots series. Here’s the short-form blurb: She’s running from an abusive lover . . . but what is she running to? When her abusive lover threatens to take custody […]

Not the wishful-thinking type #mfrwhooks

Today, I have for you another hook from my WIP titled Audra Fleeing Audra Finding, book 5 in the Alien Contact for Idiots series. To help you figure out what’s going on, here’s the short-form blurb: She’s running from an abusive lover . . . but what is she running to? When her abusive lover […]

The Tiniest Trace of Sarcasm #mfrwhooks

Today, I have for you another hook from my WIP titled Audra Fleeing Audra Finding, book 5 in the Alien Contact for Idiots series. To help you figure out what’s going on, here’s the short-form blurb: She’s running from an abusive lover . . . but what is she running to? When her abusive lover […]