Oscars 2017

  It was a statement year for the Oscars and the golden gentleman certainly made one. Unlike years past, this year’s awards saw an increase in African American performers and films being nominated and taking home the prized statue. There were tremendous achievements on Oscar Sunday, but we shouldn’t forget that the struggle is far…

A Little Escape…Taboo Tree

Hey Folks! If you haven’t read my post Labor of Love, please do. In keeping with my vow to keep on contributing to an improved narrative of beauty, relaxation and escape I’d like to share with you a small but healthy dose of one of my older titles. It’s one that’s getting a nice bit…

Labor of Love- A Thank You

I often wonder whether readers believe if the money they spend on our books is the greatest thing authors get out of the relationship. I know because I’m an avid reader who has wondered this very thing a time or two. I’m also an author, so I have the luxury of being able to offer…

Conquered: Sleeping Giants II (Extended Preview)

****SHARING CHAPTERS 1-3  OOPS! MAKE THAT CHAPTERS 1-4**** RELEASE DATE NOW FEBRUARY 17TH!!! One of the best things about writing is creating new worlds. Even better, is the chance to create these worlds in ways that go beyond a writer’s normal style. This is something I’m experiencing with my new IR Romantic Suspense series. The…

Blue Ridge Escape

A couple of weeks ago, I had the chance to enjoy the beauty and rejuvenation that only the outdoors can provide. Those who know me well, know that I am NOT an outdoor girl. I enjoy spending my weekends curled up with a good movie, reading a good book…or writing one. My escape along the…

The Party Scene From Return

Hey Everybody, Thought I’d Do It Again! Here’s another scene that didn’t make it into the book. Thought I’d share. Happy Monday! After the release of the first cut scene from A Lover’s Return, I thought I’d share more. I’ve heard from a lot of you who really enjoyed the lost pizza scene so… As…

History- We’ve Got To Share The Adventure

So this is me chiming in about an outstanding movie I saw weekend before last. Talking with a co-worker this morning, I realized I never sent out the blog post I wanted to write. We were discussing a history teacher in another county over that was fired for teaching outside of what is ‘required’. We…

My Sleeping Giant…

AlTonya discusses her new pen name and latest project in the IR Suspense Genre.

The Pizza Scene from “Return”

Hey Everybody, This scene didn’t make it into the book. Thought I’d share. Happy Friday! I’ve heard from so many of you fanatics about all these withdrawals you guys are going through since the release of the final Ramsey Tesano title “A Lover’s Return” The book was running so long over 120K words, so there…

The Ramsey Boxed Set Releases

  At long last I’m marking long-awaited tasks from my to-do list. The Ramsey Boxed Set is one of them. Those of you who have asked about the series being released as a boxed set can now locate and download it to your preferred reading platform whenever the mood strikes. The set contains all ten…

Nominate “Secrets In Love”

Originally posted on Novel Thoughts:
? Hi Everyone, My Kindle Scout Campaign for my next contemporary romance “Secrets In Love”, starts today! Use the link below to check out the campaign page and treat yourself to a sneek preview and more. Nominate Secrets and if it’s selected everyone who nominates gets a free copy of the…