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Rainbow Snippet–After the snowboarding

otter snow Hope all of you who are affected by the storm are staying warm and safe. It’s the weekend, so the snippetteers (find them all here on this Facebook group) have some reading material for you.

In Colorado, when we have snow, we slide on it, so this week’s six sentences (roughly, sometimes I can’t count) is from Tail Slide.  Lon and Corey have come down off the mountain where they’ve been snowboarding. There’s something Corey doesn’t know yet…


TailSlide-Singer2“There’s an otter in my bathroom and my boyfriend is nowhere to be seen,” Corey mumbled.

That was silly, Lon was right here! He came to snuffle Corey’s fingers, dangling at a good height for sniffing. He whiskered Corey’s hand, which smelled of yummy things, and felt Corey tense through his vibrissae. Could learn so much stuff with vibrissae! He whiskered again and pushed his head into Corey’s palm.

“Therefore, my boyfriend is an otter.”


Now, don’t think Corey’s over his disbelief: he’s pretty gobsmacked. Read the rest in Tail Slide, which you can get as a standalone or in a set  with Lon and Corey’s next story, Otter Chaos.

Fresh powder snow and running water in the Colorado back country call Lon like the moon calls the wolves. Belly-sliding to a good time on the weekends makes up for a workweek at a desk, and meeting Corey adds a whole new level of fun to snowboarding.

It’s easy to slip away for time alone in the the woods without raising suspicion, but how’s Lon to entertain himself when bad snow and a worse spill force them off the mountain too early?

Never give an otter a box of Cheerios.

Find Tail Slide at Rocky Ridge Books, Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Kobo, All Romance eBooks, and  iTunes.

Welcome, Otter Chaos!

otter chaos (1)Lon and Corey are back and ready to be read!

Otter Chaos is live all over the place, from Amazon to Apple, from All Romance Ebooks to Smashwords and Scribd.

The fellas are all over the internet too, with excerpts and giveaways on a host of review and author sites. You could win a signed paperback, an ecopy in your choice of mobi, epub, or PDF, or an otter ornament suitable for holiday trees or your chandelier.

Here are the wonderful folks hosting Professor Corey Levine and his mustelid darling:

otter ornament

Or you could grab your very own copy while it’s still at the absurdly low preorder price, and hope your very own Lon comes in the mail.

Get Otter Chaos: Corey wouldn’t have it any other way.

Amazon ~ Are ~ Smashwords ~ Rocky Ridge Books ~ iTunes ~ Kobo  ~ Barnes & Noble ~ Scribd

Getting nervous–radio interview and a giveaway

NewMan[A]FSTomorrow morning, I’m going up to my local library to tape a radio interview with the lovely librarian Stacy. She was charmed to know I not only obtained reading material at her branch, but plot bunnies. Possibly I may get to tell my story about reading the book in the lower left corner of a particular display, no matter what it is, just to keep my horizons broad. So far this has resulted in two novels and one WIP.

Rare Event 5 star reviewThe books with roots tracing back to that fateful library display are The Rare Event and A New Man. I’m planning to take the books (I had to purchase my own copies for reference, plus some. Plus a lot, actually.) with me, forest of sticky notes and all.

To take my mind off speaking to a microphone, I’ll offer a prize of one copy of your choice of those two books to the winner of the “name that plot bunny” contest. To enter, give a title and a subject for a non-fiction book, real or invented, that might be the book that sparked the WIP.

otter chaos (1)While F*** Like a Mink: the Sex Lives of Mustelids, was not the inspiration for Otter Chaos (Now on preorder at 99 cents, what are you waiting for?), that’s the sort of loopy entry you might offer.

Go wild, and if the winner’s read both possible prizes, we’ll talk. Entries open through Monday, Sept 28 at 11:59 pm.


Otter Chaos cracked the top ten at ARe!

I just kinda sorta peeked at the ARe best-seller list, just, you know, dreaming a little, AND LOOK!

ARe best seller list 8

Whoot! #8 in the store! And they sent me a badge!


Anyone who says they don’t need no stinkin’ badge never got offered one of these.

You, too, can have your copy of Otter Chaos from ARe, in PDF, epub, or mobi, all shiny and ready to read on October 9.

Lon says, “Do eet!”

Now up for preorder–Otter Chaos!

Lon and Corey are back, with bigger troubles than poor snow for boarding.

Because not everyone has read Tail Slide, the story that introduced Lon and Corey to each other, I’ve packed it with the novel. Lots of ottery goodness! You do want to read that one first, and if you already have I love you to bits, just skip straight to the novel. But you might want to revisit the bathtub scene. 😉

The preorder is set at $0.99. Grab that price while you can!

otter chaos (1)

Lon Ewing snowboarded in and turned economist Corey Levigne’s life upside down, introducing him to a world he didn’t know existed. Corey’s still adjusting to a boyfriend who shifts into an otter and raids the koi pond—and now Lon says Corey’s department chair is a werewolf?

Wolves at the university, wolves in the bank—across Lon’s desk sits Professor Melvin Vadas and his hench-wolves, demanding a construction loan for the pack’s new lodge in the mountains. There’s just one little problem: the proposed building site is home to a breeding population of rare fish.

What do wolves care for stupid human rules, an otter who’d barely make a good snack, or one pesky man determined to protect the environment? Once they’re snout to snout with Corey and Lon there’s more than silverscale dace on the Endangered Species list.

Now available for preorder at Amazon, All Romance eBooks,  and Smashwords. Give Apple, Kobo, and Barnes & Noble a little more time.

(If you want paperback, you can have it right now. All 278 pages of it!)