Courtney Milan and her #metoo moment

As a "happa"--that's how we refer to those of us who are half-Asian, half-something else in Hawai'i--woman who was on the law track for a while, but then veered towards a different professional degree, I have always used the light that is Courtney Milan as a beacon to guide me and keep me sane on … Continue reading Courtney Milan and her #metoo moment


Be Careful What You Wish For: the fantasy of “alpha males”

So-called "Alpha" male characters are all the rage. However, as icon after icon falls in the wake of #MeToo, maybe we should ask ourselves if that's a good thing. I had a reader tell me that they were annoyed by my novels'--BECKONED--polite, Danish hero Soren Lund because he wasn’t “Alpha” enough. I waved the comment … Continue reading Be Careful What You Wish For: the fantasy of “alpha males”

Meet Soren Lund

DOB: 1971 (29-31 over the course of the series) Hometown: Copenhagen, Denmark Appearance: 6'0", broad shoulders and thickly-built legs, a mop of sandy-blond hair, and stormy blue eyes Hobbies: being proper, wine, sailing, coffee Motto: “Right action is its own reward." Ethnicity: Danish, he can trace his lineage back 12 generations Famous People That Resemble … Continue reading Meet Soren Lund

Meet Angela Holguín

DOB: April 1973 (27-30 over the course of the series) Hometown: Los Angeles, California Appearance: 5'4", Strong and voluptuous bod, long mahogany with a slight wave and vibrant, hazel eyes Hobbies: dancing, traveling, food, Jane Austen Motto: "No Regrets!" Ethnicity: Born and raised in Los Angeles to American parents of Chinese--her mother--and Mexican--her father--ethnicity. Famous … Continue reading Meet Angela Holguín