PERCEPTION Pre-order, NetGalley

Content warning: Police violence. Available on NetGalley June 15, 2020 https://www.netgalley.com/catalog/book/194578 Goodreads https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/53247679-perception He wants to be seen. She wants to be heard. The world wants them eliminated. The Kaius vampires have long relied on Mikhail's empathic skills to help maintain the peace. Incessantly pummeled by the vibes of his bloodline, Mickey teeters along the…

Devolving Frustration

I’ve hit a new level of frustration over the current global pandemic. and I won’t apologize for it. Margaret Meade said she believed the earliest sign of civilization was “a healed femur.” The femur is, of course, the thigh bone. In a society based on hunting and gathering, a person with a fractured thigh bone…

5 CUPCAKES to Junkyard Dog 🧁🧁🧁🧁🧁

Every author loves a glowing review. But there’s something extra special about a glowing emotionally charged review. Over at Cupcakes and Popcorn, Junkyard Dog received one of those reviews this week and it has rejuvenated me during this final stretch of National Novel Writing Month, because Junkyard Dog was my 2017 project. 🧁🧁🧁🧁🧁 https://cupcakesandpopcorn.wordpress.com/2020/11/25/junkyard-dog-hellhounds-1-by-katja-dejarlais/

Glass Ceilings

My husband watched his Canadian wife cry throughout Kamala Harris's speech and I think he now gets the difference between thinking it would happen in our lifetimes and actually SEEING a woman stand as VP of the USA. This will be normal for our daughters and our son. NORMAL. They are growing up in a…

It’s a Pandemic

Today’s post relates to something I’ve noticed since the schools opened. Pinterest and Facebook groups are filled with bright, exciting ways to help schools and families adjust to a COVID19 world. Masks come in fun designs and colors. October conversations have revolved around trick-or-treating hacks. We are pretending everything is normal by referring to it…

REDEMPTION: Sunday Snippet

Jagger kept his eyes trained on the mob as it made its way onto the streets, the leaders marching ahead, their megaphones held to their mouths. He had their faces memorized before they turned the corner. As the last of the protestors disappeared from view, he leaned back on his hands, legs dangling over the…

A Little REDEMPTION Teaser

Her jaw set, Bianca completed the unpacking of her bags and reverently spread the contents of her boxes on the bed. "Those edges need work." With a sigh, she turned toward the small balcony off her bedroom. Jagger stood against the rail, his arms crossed nonchalantly over his chest despite the impending rise of the…

REDEMPTION: The Haunt Vault Book Three

In the game of revenge, rules are made to be broken. REDEMPTION: The Haunt Vault Book Three is in edits now, and damn, am I ever excited to bring Jagger and Bianca's story to you! For Bianca Schumann, a Former Tender and esteemed mediator in vampire society, straddling of the human and vampire worlds has…