Forthcoming novel

Hiya, kids!

So today I am announcing a forthcoming novel. For those of you who have read the novella From the Boots Up, this here novel is what happens next. 😀

If all things go well (the stars align, the deities smile upon us, Lord willin’ and the creek don’t rise), it should be ready for public consumption the first week of June, print and ebook. Most likely Kindle for the latter at first, though I’m trying to get files ready for other platforms and hopefully, mid-June will see those.

Sound groovy?

Okay. Drum roll, please.

Ready?

I give you…

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cover by Sue Niewiarowski, n-design

Meg Tallmadge is a veterinarian at a clinic in Laramie, Wyoming. She’s got a great job, great friends, deep ties to the family ranch, and big plans for her vet future. Sure, there are bumps in the road, like her mom’s continued denial about who Meg is and her painful and infuriating attempts to make Meg a “proper” woman. Then there’s Meg’s recent breakup with a girlfriend, which has her wondering why she can’t seem to open up to relationships. But Meg knows that life is messy, and sometimes all you can do is get through and shake it off. What she can’t seem to shake off, however, is her past.

It’s been almost ten years to the day since she met the love of her life, and about eight since she let her go. Meg has a hard time admitting that maybe she didn’t really let go, and that maybe some things you never really get over, no matter how hard you try. But her past is half a world away, caught up in her own life, relationship, and journalism career, and Meg isn’t one to chase the ghosts of past relationships. Even if they send you a birthday card and nudge what you thought were the closed-off parts of your heart. After all, second chances are the stuff of fantasies and movies where the good guy always gets a happy ending. You can’t count on something like that.

Or can you?

Well, I guess you’ll find out. MUAH HA HA!

And here’s a playlist. Git you all in the mood n’ stuff.

Saddle up, friends, and join me and the Wyoming team on another ride!

Happy Friday!