- 17 books with Silhouette, including traditional romances, Intimate Moments, and Shadows
- Novella with Berkley, Midnight Lover in the collection Moonglow
- 1994 RITA winner, Annie and the Wise Men
- Four time RITA finalist, including finalist for Best First Book, 1990; Finalists: Jakeâ Child; Annie and The Wise Men; The Cowboy, the Baby, and The Runaway Bride; Undercover Daddy.
- 3 time Romantic Times Reviewerâ Choice Award Recipient, including Best First Book, Best Series: Jake’s Child, Pete’s Dragon, Undercover Daddy
- Finalist for Reviewers’ Choice Award category for several other books
- Finalist for Career Achievement in Series Romance
- Romantic Times W.I.S.H Awards
- Winner, Orange County’s Best Unpublished Novelist Contest, 1987
- Waldenbooks’ bestseller list
- Ingram’s List
- Thirteen years experience teaching English and creative writing as a former high school English teacher.
- Master’s degree in English literature (Northwestern University, Chicago, IL)
- Cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Florida State University with an honors degree in literature
- Frequent speaker at local and national RWA conferences; active member of Romance Writers of America and RWA local chapters Chicago North RWA, Windy City, and Orange County
- Member of Novelists’ Inc.
- Member of Orange County RWA
- Member Mystery Writers of American
- Member International Thriller Writers