The Adrift Series Book 2 Release Date

Looking for More of us to the West's book 2? Book 2 of the Adrift series, "Feathers Floating Through Ember" was originally set to be released on November 1st, 2021. It has been delayed but will still be released before the new year. The story will follow a new set of travelers in order to answer the much anticipated…

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Answers to some common questions

Q: Are Chris & Alaina based on you and your husband? No, I'm very happily married and not nearly as spiteful as Alaina - most days! However, being together for 16 years, we've had several ups and downs that I can use as inspiration for some of the things that go on between them. There are lots of life…

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Audiobook, Book 2, and some other exciting news!

It's been a minute since I've updated you all since I have been busy at work on Feathers Floating Through Ember, but I thought I'd take a minute to send out a status update for all you 'OMG, give me book 2 now' people! (By the way, I love that you are all so excited for it. It keeps…

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Oh, that cliffhanger and the beginning of book 2

Alright, fine, we'll talk about that cliffhanger ending! I knew it was a risky, and I hate cliffhangers myself, but with so much story left to tell, I thought it'd be a great place to end book one so that I could transition into the backstory of the how, when, and... "green eyes." I think we all know who…

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All the Feels!

Holy crap y’all! I’m just taking a minute to share my Monday thoughts since I have ALL THE FEELS today! First, a bit of background on this book. I sat down one day and started telling this story. I’d always wanted to write but never thought I had what it took to be a real author, especially being an…

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Book 2 Has a Title!

I cannot begin to describe how excited I am about the second book in the Adrift series. I have been writing non-stop this weekend and I am in love with this story already. I can't wait to share it with the world. Many have asked me about a release date, and while I'm not quite far enough along in…

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Book Two Character Sneak Peek: Maria

She was undoubtedly beautiful. It was as if she’d been pulled from a magazine. Her long dark hair had dried and formed loose curls that blew endlessly in the wind. Her almost black eyes sat beneath thick lashes and her lips held a pout that screamed invitation. She was tall, lean, and held an exotic natural beauty that most…

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More of Us To The West – The Location

In the story, the island they land on is completely fictional but resembles other islands in the Marquesas.  I became fascinated with Ua Pou the instant I saw my first photo of it.  I spent two days going down a research rabbit-hole on Marquesas legends and folklore. I'm planning a trip there this summer to do some research for…

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Post Traumatic Publish Disorder?

Publishing a book should come with some sort of warning label.  Pouring a year of your life into a story and finally hitting the publish button on Amazon is both exhilarating and nerve-racking.  In one hand, you're excited to finally share your work with the world.  You've lived inside this story, and dreamt of nothing else for a year. …

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Publishing Book One!

One year after deciding to to write this story, several thousand cups of coffee later, and an influx of input from friends and family who I'm sure I've driven crazy with it all, I am finally hitting "Publish" this week!  I cannot believe it is done.  I want to thank all of the friends and family who helped me…

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