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More Than Merry – A free short story!

In the spirit of the holidays, I’m giving away MORE THAN MERRY, a Love & Steel Short Story, exclusively to subscribers of my newsletter. The elves and I are still tinkering, but you can sign up now and be one of the first to receive it for free when it becomes available in mid-December. Join […]

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Much Ado about Much I Do!

I am so very excited to finally be able to share the news that Producer Sunta Izzicupo of Izzicupo Entertainment has purchased the exclusive right to shop the film/TV rights to DICTATORSHIP OF THE DRESS and COURTSHIP OF THE CAKE, the first two books in my MUCH I DO ABOUT NOTHING series!  Izzicupo believes the […]

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Softer Than Steel is here!

Two years ago, I was preparing for the release of my very first novel into the world. It’s easy to compare the feeling to impending parenthood – after conceiving an idea and nurturing it, then toting it around for months, you are so ready to have it out in the world. And once it’s out […]

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Summer…and a Series!

Ah, summer. The time when music lovers can take their pick from the smorgasbord of festivals that colorfully dot the landscape. Appearing out of nowhere, raising hell and pulling out the next day like some traveling rock and roll circus. Connecting fans with live performances, with one other, and with nature. Stretching my arms toward […]

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Softer Than Steel Cover Reveal!

Steel yourselves – the long-awaited follow-up to 2013’s LOUDER THAN LOVE is on its way… Ever After Book Reviews now has the exclusive Softer Than Steel cover reveal, plus a first-look between the pages! While you’re there, enter the giveaway for a chance to win all THREE titles in the Love & Steel series, beginning […]

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Have Your Cake…and Read It, Too!

Hear those champagne corks popping? There’s much ado going on in the writing cave today, as I celebrate the release of COURTSHIP OF THE CAKE, the second book in my “Much ‘I Do’ About Nothing” series! Rock stars, masseuses, and bakers – oh my! This book has them all, and then some. It’s a story […]

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Impulse Control by Amanda Usen

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I’m totally stoked to be part of the release blitz for IMPULSE CONTROL, the first novel in the Men of the Zodiac Series! As an Aries myself, I know very well the Aries personality: born leaders, daring and intelligent. We are often adventure-seekers, and can be stubborn and aggressive. Rams, all the way! Who better […]

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Good Karma Giveaway!

In celebration of Dictatorship of the Dress, there are free copies up for grabs, all over the web. Best of luck! THIS WEEK’S GOOD KARMA GIVEAWAYS: Folded Pages Distillery: signed copy! Ends 1/23 Novel Engagement – ends Feb 16! Download this free romance novel discovery app on your device and click “contests” to win an […]

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The Dictatorship Has Begun!

Happy New Year, cats and kittens. This is a big one for me. My first print novel has officially hit the shelves! Dictatorship of the Dress is a new twist on boy-meets-girl. Told in first person, alternating points of view, it follows two travelers over the span of five days. It’s a story of missed […]

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Goodreads Giveaway, part 2!

My first Goodreads giveaway went so well, I’ve decided to run another to chase away those post-holiday blues!   Dash on over the river and through the woods to Goodreads and enter to WIN one of five AUTOGRAPHED copies of my forthcoming novel, Dictatorship of the Dress! This book doesn’t release until January 6, so here’s […]

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