READ samples of my work including excerpts from my award-winning (unpublished) novel "Tame My Racing Heart."

"Tame My Racing Heart" has received awards from the RWA Kiss of Death Contest, the RWA Wisconsin Fab Five Contest, and the North Texas RWA Great Expectations Contest.

You can also check out the Pinterest page for "TMRH."


Since September 2012, I have been blogging. Random "brain dumps" as I like to call them. I've covered Lollapalooza, Lit Fest in Chicago, writing challenges, personal stuff, even the blustery Chicago weather.


Read my short stories performed live onstage at Mary's Attic and Mayne Stage with You're Being Ridiculous. From Holidays to Heroes to Fear. You can even WATCH my past performances!

Current Work-In-Progress:

"Tame My Racing Heart"

Tame My Racing Heart is a contemporary romance about second chance love. Sami Gentile, a hot shot female racer driver is determined to win the same race in Long Beach that took her father 20 years ago. When Sami starts receiving threatening letters and photos, her uncle and team owner hires Grayson Finch, an ex-Marine, as her security detail. The only problem is, ten years ago, Gray broke her heart. Sami promises not to be duped again, although the years have been good to Gray and she can’t stop thinking about him. And, Gray can’t deny how badly he wants to tame the woman he never quite got over.

It was a finalist in the Daphne du Maurier awards and took second place in 2016 and is a finalist in the North Texas RWA Great Expectations and the WisRWA Fab Five contests.

A million lights are dancing and there you are, a shooting star
An everlasting world and you're here with me, eternally