Historical Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Cowboys, Texas Rangers

Bawdy Songs for a Sassy Siren

Schlock.  That’s what my high school English teacher called my best attempts at poetry when I was enrolled in his Creative Writing class. But the joke’s on Mr. Snooty, ‘cause nowadays, I’m a bestselling author, who writes bawdy rhymes…
Western Romance, Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense, Americana Romance, Victorian Romance

Hot Blooded Gunslinger Meets His Match!

When I set out to write my Lady Pinkerton character, Sadie Michelson, I wanted her to be a kick-butt heroine that would make women cheer. I cut my teeth on action-adventure movies as a kid, and I wanted to write a female, who could be a “John…
Historical Romance, Western Romance, American Romance, His Wicked Dream
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Miracles: They Really Do Happen!

Do you stop to recognize the miracles in your life? So many of us have been brainwashed to believe that the term, “miraculous,” can only be applied to giant earth-shaking events, like winning the lottery or discovering a cure for cancer. …
Romantic Suspense, Western Romance, Historical Romance, Victorian Romance, Historical Romance, American West, Old West, Kentucky, Texas

She's on the Run ~ from her Heart!

Author's Note:  DEVIL PLAYS WITH FIRE opens approximately 4 months after DANCE TO THE DEVIL'S TUNE, and continues the star-crossed love affair of Cass (the outlaw-turned-lawman) and Sadie (the Pinkerton Agent.) Spring, 1884 Wearing…
Historical Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Cowboys, Texas Rangers

Riding with the Devil in Texas: Crazy Road Trip

My Texas romance-writing friends congregate in packs: we’re kind of like Lone Star(buck) Wolves. One Saturday morning, while sucking down enough caffeine and sugar to make my eyes float, a Writer Pal asked, “So where are you going to…
Historical Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Cowboys, Texas Rangers

Victorian Spy Gadgets for a Kick-Butt Pinkerton Heroine

When your job is to save the world, you can’t outwit evil masterminds without hiding a few spy gadgets in your Victorian underwear. In the immortal words of my kick-butt Lady Pinkerton, Sadie Michelson, “A garter is only good for one…
Historical Western Romance, Victorian Romance, Cowboys, Texas Rangers

Diva 2 Detective: Secret Files of a Lady Pinkerton

Scribe’s Note:  Sadie Michelson is deep undercover, sending this transmission from her latest top-secret location. Per Agent Michelson’s instructions,  I have faithfully transcribed her 10 most memorable moments from her secret files –…
Historical Romance, Western Romance, Wild Texas Nights, Texas Lover, Texas Wildcat

Money Superstitions: Gambling in the Old West

So you want to play poker, eh?  Well, you’d best check your pocket watch, pard.  Playing cards on a Friday night, before 6 pm, is bad luck in these parts! ‘Course, if you encounter a hunchback on the way to the casino, Lady Luck might…
Western Historical Romance, Romantic Suspense, Texas, Humor, Pets
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Funny Animal Sidekicks Steal Hearts

By Prince Rael the Magnificent (Transcribed by Adrienne deWolfe, aka “Minion”) Greetings, Humans! It is I, Prince Rael the Magnificent, writing on a subject that is near and dear to every (self-respecting) reader’s heart: why cats…
Wild Texas Nights, Texas Rangers, 99 cents, Sale, Texas Rangers

Texas Lover: Sexy Ranger Hides a Secret!

Researching Old West lawmen for my Wild Texas Nights series was a real hoot. I learned that Texas Rangers adhere to a VERY strict dress code: They can only wear white or gray cowboy hats. (That’s right. No black Stetsons for the good guys.) They…