My love affair with commercial fiction began when I was 13 and worked odd jobs to splurge on the hardcover edition of Jackie Collins’ Hollywood Wives, a move I still consider my best purchase ever. Reviewers have called my writing “deliciously bitchy,” “captivating,” and “escapism with a feminist edge.” I've published books in a wide array of genres—suspense, mystery, women's fiction, romance, chick-lit, young adult, even a celebrity bio for children. An illustrated bibliography is available on my Bookshelf page.
I love to write about smart, glamorous strivers and schemers with secrets galore. While I continue to do that, I'm also launching an exciting new project that channels my lifelong fandom of Brenda Starr, Reporter, the iconic comic strip that ran from 1940-2011. This officially licensed reboot will bring the feminist icon and daredevil journalist into the 21st century for new adventures in mystery, romance and over-the-top drama. The first entry, Black Orchid Murders, will debut later this year. Visit my Brenda Starr page to learn more.
When I'm not scribbling fiction, you can usually find me running, walking Archie (my beloved Goldendoodle), reading, decking out my home with pop art-inspired touches or musing over my favorite obsessions on my Trash Talk Blog.