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Western Kisses

Come back to Aspen Valley in this fourth instalment of The Cowboy's of Aspen Valley. Set by a lake nudging up against the Rocky Mountains, Aspen Valley is a place you'll want to come back to again and again.

Abby Newton seemed to have it all with a dream job and dream life, but why did she not feel satisfied?

Maybe it was the fact that both her and Lee Bannister were back in Aspen Valley. Lee - someone who had broken her heart in more ways than she can count. He wasn’t simply the guy she used to have a crush on. He was the man who changed her life. But she was tired of the bitterness and anger, she knew in order to be truly free from Lee she needed to forgive him and to learn grace, but after seeing him and how much he has matured, did she REALLY want to be free of him?

Lee Bannister has a long road ahead of him to prove that he is more than just an ex-con.

10 years ago Lee was a different guy, he had almost killed Abby’s father and has served time for that life changing mistake. Lee longs to be able to overcome his trials in his life and find the same happiness that his sisters have found. He has never forgotten Abby and his feelings for her. What has happened in the past has the odds stacked against them. Will Abby ever be able to forgive him, love him and accept him for who he was? Will Lee ever be able to forgive himself and feel worthy of Abby’s love?


Living life at the intersection of No and Where

I spend much of my days sitting in front of a computer immersed in other worlds with people so real to me I keep thinking some day they might give me a call and come over for coffee. I know it sounds a bit strange but all of us writers have our quirks.

I grew up in the city but have spent more years in the country and now consider myself a full-fledged 'country girl'.


It's a good life, out here. Other than the swish of the dishwasher (a heavenly sound), the occasional hum of the refrigerator and the click of my keyboard keys and the sound of my head banging against the desk when words won't obey life here is pretty good. Just the way I like it.


I've spent a lot of my life either reading or writing. Discovering characters that other authors write about and creating my own. I'm thankful that I can do this job. Thankful that I have readers to read the stories I tell.

I hope I can keep doing it until my fingers give out or I run out of stories. But as long as I keep going for walks, keeping reading other stories, keep daydreaming, I don't think that will happen.



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