I’m still not sure where 2019 went, but I *love* the feeling of standing right at the beginning of a new year. All those bright, shiny possibilities.
A huge thank you to all my wonderful readers. As with any year, there are ups and downs, challenges and wins. In 2019, I was so grateful to my long-term readers who’ve been enjoying my action romance for the last few years, and my new readers who discovered my books in so many different ways.
Gratitude makes sense of our past, brings peace for today, and creates a vision for tomorrow. – Melody Beattie
During 2019, I released 12 short novels and two novellas (one in my novella duo Hunter and one in the Pets in Space 4 anthology). These books were across five different series, and I launched a new spin-off series (Galactic Gladiators – House of Rone).
I also had 24 books come out as audiobooks this year (wow!!) That all adds up to over 540,000 words written and over 120 hours of audio ?
There is no substitute for hard work. Never give up. Never stop believing. Never stop fighting. – Hope Hicks
I never get tired of writing a new book, of getting a new shiny cover, of sending a new book out to my readers. I love bringing the characters in my head to life, and I never tire of getting emails and messages from readers who’ve enjoyed my books. I love to hear that my stories have brightened someone’s bad day, made someone smile, left someone inspired.
The new year stands before us, like a chapter in a book, waiting to be written. We can help write that story by setting goals. – Melody Beattie
I’m ready for 2020! We recently moved into a new house and I have a new office. I am very excited to break it in and write lots of new stories.
This year, expect to see more books in:
- Hell Squad (the final two books!)
- House of Rone
- Eon Warriors
- Team 52 (the final two books)
- Norcross — a new series I’m planning to launch later in the year (pending any other bright, shiny ideas barging in!)
- More audio – expect to continue to see my books appearing in audiobook format as well
If you’re wondering when these books will be arriving, I try to keep the next few release dates updated on my Coming Soon page.
And now we welcome the new year. Full of things that have never been. – Rainer Maria Rilke
I hope the new year brings you wonderful things! There will always be ups and downs, but like my characters, it is how we react to those that counts. Celebrate the wins and when the tough times hit, we have to pick ourselves up and keep forging on.
You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream. – C.S. Lewis
I’m seeing 2020 in with a brand new release! The latest Eon Warriors adventure is here.
Mark of Eon
Eon Warriors #5
Oil and water. Fire and ice. Terran space marine and rugged alien warrior.
Space marine Lieutenant Jamie Park has a reputation as tough as steel…just the way she likes it. A horrible childhood and her marine training have forged her into a strong woman, and she’s never seen a fight she’d back down from. Taking on the voracious insectoid Kantos is her focus, even if that means being assigned to the Eon warship, the Desteron, and working with the one arrogant alien warrior who’s seen her vulnerable and weak.
Medical Commander Aydin Kann-Ath lives to be the perfect warrior and doctor. All his life, he’s worked to restore his family’s tarnished honor. He has no room in his life for anything but his work, and that includes a headstrong, battle-hardened Terran who — even when injured — refuses to follow orders. Yet every minute he spends with Jamie, she ignites both his temper and his desire, and he can’t seem to stay away.
With every interaction, Aydin finds himself fascinated by Jamie’s courage and spirit, and Jamie finds herself consumed by a fiery attraction that terrifies her. On a dangerous hunt to find symbiont lifeforms that have been stolen by the Kantos, the pair can’t ignore their passionate connection. But the evil Kantos threaten not only their lives, but the fate of the galaxy, unless Jamie and Aydin sacrifice it all to stop them.
Happy New Year!!