Summer 2022 Updates
And just out of nowhere, summer is here! I wanted to pop in and provide a few updates because there’s a lot going on, so hold onto your hats! I’ve scrambled over here to discuss. (By the way, how are you? How’s your summer? Read anything good?) First of all, The Last Lavender Sister releases… Read more »
Books to Video Games? Bring on the Romance!
Hey, gamers, guess what! While I’ve hinted this might be coming, I can now say it’s official. In a partnership with Crazy Maple Studios, four of my books will be made into interactive video games. Look for all three Soho Loft novels as well as Waiting in the Wings to arrive on their app, Chapters,… Read more »
Looking for a Comfort Read? Autostraddle Has You.
In these uncertain times, curling up with a good story can be a helpful escape. Autostraddle.com has put together a wonderful list of comfort reads with queer characters including To the Moon and Back. Check out the full list here.
Seven Shores Series Featured as a Netflix Must Someday
Women.com thinks that Seven Shores might be nice on the small screen. What do you think? Isabel, Hadley, Gia and Autumn brought to life at The Cat’s Pajamas. Maybe someday…… Check out the other five series featured here. https://www.women.com/kelleyobrien/lists/romance-book-series-netflix-121019
Gear Up For Summer With Autostraddle’s Top Eight Romance Recommendations
Summer’s coming! Poolside with a fruity beverage, sunshine on your shoulder, what will you be reading? Autostraddle has some recommendations. Pass the suntan lotion, please. https://www.autostraddle.com/8-summer-affair-books-featuring-lesbian-and-bisexual-women/
Seven Shores Gets a Shoutout for Female Friendships from Women.com
Writing about female friendships alongside romance is my absolute favorite. I’ve always felt that it’s important, as women, to lift each other up. That will always be my goal. Thanks for the shoutout, Women.com ! https://www.women.com/kelleyobrien/lists/female-friendship-in-romance-novels-050919
Women.com Names Melissa Brayden a Consistent Favorite in Romance
I’m excited to be included with such an impressive group of authors. Thank you Women.com (And as an avid romance reader myself, this is also a helpful article to pick up some great recommendations.) Click here to read the article.
Seven Shores Short listed for Three Goldie Awards
I miss the Seven Shores gang! It was sure nice to see their stories listed as finalists for Goldies over three categories. I have a feeling they would be toasting this morning over coffee and pastries at The Cat’s Pajamas. My heart is full. ❤️ Sparks Like Ours, Ann Bannon Popular Choice Award finalist Sparks… Read more »
Forward Reviews Finalist
Exciting news! Forward Reviews has named Eyes Like Those (Seven Shores Book #1) as a finalist in the Adult Romance Category for 2017. It makes me happy to be listed among so many great books in the category! You can check out the other finalists, here.
Vulture.com Names Strawberry Summer a Top Ten Romance for 2017
In an exciting discovery, Vulture.com has named Strawberry Summer as one of the top ten romance novels of 2017 along some of my very favorite, longtime authors. I’m humbled to have been included, as I’m very proud of this book, and so happy to see it well received by larger audiences. Check out the full… Read more »
Eyes Like Those Audio is Here!
Fantastic news! Eyes Like Those is now available on Audiobook for all of you who prefer to listen. The narrator, Melissa Sternenberg will voice all four books in the Seven Shores series. Grab a pair of headphones!
Eyes Like Those is Available Everywhere!
It’s here at last! Eyes Like Those (the first book in the Seven Shores Series) is available everywhere books are sold. I hope everyone enjoys this little beach read and will have as much fun with this new group of friends as I’ve had. In celebration of today, I’m off to drink copious amounts of… Read more »
Firework is Now Available as a Stand-Alone Novella
While I whole heartedly hope you’ll pick up a copy of Sweet Hearts and read the work in its entirety, my fancy publisher Bold Strokes Books has recently released Firework as a standalone novella, with an audiobook in the works (recorded by my very own sister Krissy) as we speak. Firework is about 1/3 the… Read more »
First Position will be released in August 2016
My eighth novel, First Position, will be released in August 2016 from Bold Strokes Books. Here’s a brief synopsis: Anastasia Mikhelson is the rising star of the New York City Ballet. She’s sacrificed creature comforts, a social life, as well as her own physical well-being for perfection in dance. Even her reputation as The Ice… Read more »
Just Three Words and Ready or Not Now Available
Both Just Three Words and Ready or Not are now available for audiobook purchase at audible.com Click here to purchase Just Three Words : http://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Just-Three-Words-Audiobook/B017BPE6OW Click here to purchase Ready or Not: http://www.audible.com/pd/Fiction/Ready-or-Not-Audiobook/B017JE6576/
Kiss the Girl won a 2015 Goldie Award
I’m thrilled to share that Kiss the Girl won a 2015 Goldie Award in the Traditional Contemporary Romance category! The complete list of winners is available at http://www.goldencrown.org/news/243574/2015-Goldie-Winners.htm