Garza Security

Joaquin and AJ Garza started as bodyguards and pulled together a team of ex-gang and ex-military specialists that now specialize in security for both personal and business, as well as hostage retrieval. And they're hot and funny and they're each going to get a happy-ever-after because that's how I write.

Still Waters

Still Waters run deep, it’s okay if you want to borrow floaties.

Romantic Suspense.

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When Joaquin Met Sara – Garza Security Prequel

Grab the FREE prequel to the Garza Security Series. Available at most retailers or here. The audiobook is also free, and available here!

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Still Waters Audiobook

Still Waters Audiobook by Tobi Doyle. Narrated by Talkia Software.

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My new adventure into Cozy Mysteries. Meet Charlie Sanders - a happily married, empty nester who has it all: sciatica, myopia, and a dead body on her LaZBoy!

Too Sweet To Die

CHARLIE SANDERS, a happily-married, middle-aged empty-nester has it all: sciatica, myopia, and a dead body on her LaZBoy.

This well-loved geriatric nurse at Sunnyview Villages Retirement Community discovers the body of her tenant, Oscar, dead in the family’s cabin. When the police rule Oscar’s death as an accidental overdose of insulin, she enlists the help of Oscar’s neighbor, Ray McGuffin, a retired Air Force detective to help unravel the events of the night Oscar died. The two uncover Oscar’s secret life as a professional poker player, his overwhelming school loan debt, and a series of odd photographs making them wonder if Oscar’s death is blackmail related. With the help of her patients at Sunnyview, Ray and Charlie uncover a scandal that rocks the town and leads them to Oscar’s killer. But now the killer is after Charlie and they must find solid evidence to link the scandal to the killer before Charlie becomes the next victim.

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Vicious Justice

...a band of brothers, Russian Special Forces, who witnessed atrocities moved to the San Francisco Bay Area to start fresh. But, Dima is connected to the Russian Bratva, Alexei has become of vigilante to those who need justice, and Vanya, strong and silent, has secrets that are crushing his soul.

Start with Alexei's story, Vicious Justice.

I really thought I'd be adding to this series, but unless I hear from readers, I'm afraid Dima and Elena are going to continue to swim in my grey matter.

Vicious Justice

Stalked by the District Attorney, Adrianna needs help outside the legal system. Enter Alexei, vigilante and business man with Russian Mafia ties-ties that threaten to choke Adrianna. Caught in a political blackmail scheme, who can she trust?

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Flirty Bits of Fluff: High Heat Novellas

Sideways – Part of the Hot Hands for Hire Anthology

Newest Flirty Bit of Fluff release, SIDEWAYS is part of a firefighter anthology – HOT HANDS FOR HIRE on Amazon.

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Trial Romance

Uptight actuarial, Kerry Newsome, is stuck with jury duty and finds herself up close and personal with her old high school crush. She’s beginning to wonder if maybe the juror questionnaire is better than eHarmony.

Who knew jury duty could be so rewarding?

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Satan’s Press Secretary

A sweet and steamy paranormal with a good-natured Satan and the woman who makes him want to be a better Devil. Bunny’s sold her soul to save her sister, and discovers that Satan’s Hell includes her – in his bed. There’s sex, silliness, some light domination and submission… because… he’s SATAN, duh!

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With Love, From Aunt Ruby

This flirty bit of fluff features a sweet nurse who has all but given up on love and a hunky Seabee, who falls in head over heels, hard, and is just the thing to bring her back to life.

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Stand alones...Great stories with heat and humor.

Kiss Bang Boom

A guy, a gal, and a hitman walk into the forest…

Math teacher and part-time adult swing dance instructor, Paige Morgan, witnesses the murder of one of her dance students, a Federal Judge. Paige escapes only to be stalked by the murderer. Then her hunky but grumpy neighbor Riley offers help. The same neighbor who publicly humiliated her after a kiss under the mistletoe at last year’s Christmas party. Riley has his own doubts about Paige, after all, the consequences of the mistletoe kiss cost him over $1000 in legal fees, a black eye, and his favorite sweatshirt; but it did successfully end a toxic relationship.

But when the gunman shows up at Paige’s apartment, Riley has to help. Worse, the police now consider her a suspect in the judge’s murder. They need to prove her innocence before the killer finds them.


Fun facts:

  • I drive by/through the Daniel Boone National Forest whenever I visit my kids in Lexington, KY.
  • Part of the story is set in Lexington, KY. (Go Wildcats!) Actually, I have three kids and three different universities, and I’m really not into sports. But still – Go Wildcats!
  • I originally titled this work “Mistletoes” because the story idea of a BAD mistletoe kiss tickled me.
  • I used this book as an example for RWA’s Pen To Paper program,  having Paige and Riley’s baggage conflict, and THEN having the conflict also hammer their baggage.
  • I narrated the audiobook – available at most retailers 🙂
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Her Lucky Number

Matt Coleman is wearing her lucky number, but he’s catastrophic to her health and heart. Available on Amazon:

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After moving to San Francisco to escape the aftermath of a violent attack, Sophie Schrader will learn from real estate tycoon William Peterson that she is safe, loved…and perfect.

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Good Hair Days

Paige Fitzgerald inherited her beloved Aunt Mary’s favorite hairpiece, car, and a wild, bucket-list-fulfilling road trip sure to bring adventure and happiness back into her life—and true love.



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Love at First Slight Series

This is the first series I've ever written. (And you can tell) It's set in Silicon Valley where I grew up...and I still miss Clarke's Charcoal Broiler, which is sadly now closed after 75 years of business and countless kitchen fires 🙁  This series is connected through family and I have to say I love Matt and Kate!

Jason and Laura – novella – read for free


Laura Phillips is ready for a life do-over. After trying for years to get pregnant she discovers that her husband has been unfaithful. She is ready to start again, somewhere new where people won’t give her those pitying glances and make her feel even worse than she already does. Her plans include moving to Chicago from Palo Alto, a new home, a new job, and why not have a little fun before she goes.

Her best friend Olivia wins backstage passes to a concert and Laura decides she deserves to let loose and go crazy. She meets the lead singer and goes back to his place for what she hopes is one night of great sex. Unfortunately for her, he didn’t get the memo and keeps turning up for more and she just can’t seem to stop herself from falling into bed with him again and again.

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Aidan and Olivia – Love at First Slight

Olivia never has good luck, so when she wins concert tickets and back stage passes, she’s reluctant to go. What if she discovers the band is a bunch of jerks? Her best friend, however, is determined to go and have some fun. By fun, she means sex with a hot guy. Olivia agrees, only because her friend Laura needs something to bring her out of her depression after her divorce. What she didn’t count on was meeting Aidan. He looked as out of place as she felt, and when he tries to strike up a conversation with him she strikes him down. Honestly, why would fate be so cruel as to introduce you to your soul mate when you are feeling positively snarky?

Good thing Aidan has a sense of humor.

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Matt and Kate – Love at First Slight

Matt’s baby sister married Kate’s big brother, and now he’s left with her living in his townhome. She’s beautiful, tiny, and she’s probably ten years younger and definitely too opinionated and stubborn for him.

Kate can’t believe that her new sister-in-law, Liv, was able to tolerate living with the overbearing, over-protective ex-Army major. She can’t stand the fact that she’s already told him her darkest secret. Somehow this beefcake has managed to make her trust again. Not all men, but definitely him.

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Joe and Nikki – Love at First Slight

Nikki would do anything to protect her nephew who she has raised as her own son since he was six months old, including marrying a tall, dark, stranger who seems too good to be true.

Joe can’t believe his luck when he realizes that the woman he has been obsessing over needs his protection. He’s willing to give it, but at a price. He wants her. He wants a chance at a real marriage, not the fake one she suggests and he intends to get what he wants.

This is the third book in the series Love at First Slight. Joe is ex-army and all Alpha male, and one of the owners of City Security. He will do anything to protect Nikki Butler and her son. His greatest concern is that once she realizes how dangerous he can be she might leave him.

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Lyn’s Song – A Love at First Slight Novella

He was her brother’s best friend and her first crush. Lyn thought they were friends, but when her brother died in a car accident, Jason never spoke to her again. Instead, his music career took off and he became a rock god.

Jason blames himself for her brother’s death. He returns home, wanting absolution, and discovers that she never blamed him. She soothes his soul and helps him forgive himself while falling in love.

A childhood friendship becomes the most important relationship in his life. Lyn is the only woman he’s ever been close to, and she still cares for him. Will they risk their friendship for a chance at love?

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Friday Harbor Series: YA

Tobi spent so many summers sailing the San Juan Islands and loves Friday Harbor. At sixteen, she desperately wanted to run away from home and work as a water taxi driver. Instead, she married a man she adores but who gets sea sick in the wave pool and is now land-locked. It just makes her appreciate those amazing summers in Friday Harbor.

The Fourth Christmas

It takes four Christmases together for Aubrey and Eric to finally morph their friendship into so much more. Available on Amazon at

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Emily’s Perfect Valentine

Emily Hansen had a rough start to life and she isn’t going to let anything get in the way of her future. She doesn’t trust easily and she sure isn’t going to be stupid enough to fall in love. She has a plan to finish college and start a career. She doesn’t ever want to depend or need anyone but herself.

James Whittier is blown away when his cousin Bree introduces him to her college roommate, Emily. She’s shy, quiet, and he immediately feels the need to protect her. He pursues her carefully, knowing that she needs her independence before she can learn that he’s trustworthy. He loves her, he needs her, but will she break down her walls and let him in?

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