Category Archives: Snow

Snow on the Mountain

A new face for Snow

Snow on the Mountain will be out from Dreamspinner in August, just in time to heat you up and cool you off. Reece Dante’s set them on a ski slope for a cover and we’ve written fresh blurb, to go with the spiffy new text and editing. What do you think?

Champagne powder snow, gorgeously groomed slopes, and elegant hotels draw the expert and the wealthy to the exclusive Wapiti Creek Ski Resort, but for Jake Landon and Kurt Carlson, the lure is work. A novice skier, Jake’s been assigned to run the bunny lift, but Kurt’s afraid he’ll be stuck shoveling snow all winter. Instructing at a private ski school should be his dream job, but it brings giggles and sideways glances among their new friends.

All summer, Jake and Kurt were alone in the wilderness. If Jake wanted to stay in the closet, it didn’t matter. Now they have to navigate a relationship in public, where the five-year-old twins who’ve adopted Jake as their ski buddy are as big a nuisance as the ski patroller who has a crush on him. Would-be friends, vicious coworkers, and the perils of the mountain could mean the end for Kurt and Jake, but their biggest danger comes from each other.

Bonus story: Mistletoe on the Mountain

Jake’s agonizing over what to give Kurt for their first Christmas together—he knows what Kurt wants most can’t be gift wrapped.

The Mountains come to Dreamspinner!

Maroon Bells, ColoradoI am delighted to announce that the Mountains will be coming out from Dreamspinner! Beginning in June 2012, we will again see Fire on the Mountain and Snow on the Mountain, along with two new novels. Blood on the Mountain will be out later in the fall.

I am very busy on rewrites for Fire right now; Kurt and Jake have more going on than I knew when I started this book.  Kurt also has an entirely new short story that will be included with the novel, so we will know a lot more about him.

The novels, with their bonus short stories, will be available in both ebook and print;  the thought of a row of spines marked “P.D. Singer” taking up a couple of linear inches on the bookshelf does make me smile.

For all of you who have shown interest in Fire, Snow, and the shorts while they’ve been out of print, I thank you, and hope to reward your patience with a fine read.

Dark Divas review Snow!

Snow on the Mountain has been out for several months now, and the first bloom of reviews has passed, so it was a particularly delightful find today that Dark Divas looked at Snow. Reviewer Jaime had some nice things to say, and a couple of things that you will bet I’ll take a close look at for other works.

Dark Diva Reviews “All in all, I quite enjoyed this book. Both characters had things to learn, ways to grow, and I like that the author didn’t pull any punches in splitting them up. People do split up over misunderstandings and things that don’t seem all that serious on the outside. So if there were a few tiny details that made me look up from the book for a moment, the important thing, in my mind, is that the big picture looked like the real thing. Real people, who aren’t perfect and don’t always say the right things, getting into real trouble and having real misunderstandings.”

See the rest here – and thank you, Jaime, for the kind words.  4 Diva rating!

Olympic Wrap-Up

Okay, a little late but it’s just amazing how Bode Miller pulled out all the stops, took a complete suite of medals, and came across as a decent human being doing it.

AND he looks just fine.

So, a character based loosely on him is totally meant as a tribute.

5 Stars/Excellent Review for “Snow”!

The well-read and thoughtful reviewer Jenre posted her comments about “Snow on the Mountain” in her blog, and also at Jessewave. As always, she notes what works for her (quite a lot! Author’s heart goes pitty-pat!) and what doesn’t. (Author takes careful notes on what to do better next time.)

It’s not often that I give five stars to a book (as I have in this review over at Wave’s site), but in the case of Snow on the Mountain it is well deserved. I picked the book up and could hardly bear to put it down again. I finished the book immensely satisfied with the conclusion, but also sad that I’d finished with these two wonderful heroes. If you are looking for a book about two men who are perhaps both a bit naive and yet love each other very much; a book where the romance is balanced with exciting action sequences, with humourous situations and with tense and thrilling scenes; then this book is for you. Highly recommended with a grade of ‘Excellent’.

Read the review in its entirety on Jenre’s site or at Jessewave’s site.