Character Development

When writing Fall Into You, I often joked to my family that I was  going to spend some time with my imaginary friends. The truth is, however, that creating characters is complex, emotional, and can sometimes be heartbreaking. For the main characters, I took the advice of Barbara Poelle, and made “off page” biographies. This…

Writing Fall Into You

Two major themes in Fall Into You are the power of love and the importance of family.  It is a unique love story that addresses difficult issues, while telling readers about the romance between Shea Finnegan, a reserved Catholic attorney, and Khali Reza, the Muslim businessman she falls in love with. Although there are serious themes, there…

Exciting News!

I am very grateful to the women at Chick Lit Cafe for their great review of my debut novel, Fall Into You! I loved writing Shea and Khali’s story, and I am so glad that readers are enjoying it too. To purchase or download Fall Into You, go to amazon.com – Happy Reading!  

Inspiration for Fall Into You

Thanks for joining me! Although Fall Into You is primarily a love story, my goal in writing it was to tell a story that illustrated the fact that a person’s character is far more important than any religious or racial labels. Growing up in New York, I had a diverse group of friends and was…