3 Getaway Ideas for This Fall

Fall is one of the calmer and cooler seasons of the year as well as a favorite for many. It’s a time when leaves begin to fall from trees, the weather gets a lot breezier, and people settle back into their daily lives after the summer break. In addition to this, fall...

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About My Annual Christmas Cards…

Christmas cards. I love to send them. I love to receive them. Don't you? Every year for the past four or five years I've been sending Christmas cards out and every year as the season approaches I get excited as I select a graphic and think about the message on the...

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The Forgotten Ones is $1.99 today!

Just in case you haven't read the Forgotten Ones yet... It's on sale! I hope you're able to add it to your TBR pile or even start reading today! So many people have written to tell me they loved this story, even accusing me (in a good way) of twisting their minds...

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The Perfect Category Strategy

Just how important are categories when you are about to publish your novel and why does it matter when it comes to focusing on readers? Alex from Kindle Ranker and I just had this discussion. I'll be honest - when it comes to the numbers aspect (ie...the right...

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Question: How would you answer this?

I have a question for you. Do you love yourself? Like really love yourself? All of yourself?I know, it's a weird question and you probably responded with "Yes, of course I do." Right? I know I did. At first. Until I read this: Honestly, there are aspects of 'me' that...

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Christie Stratos’s Top 5 Must Read Books

I love chatting with other authors and discovering what books they love to read and would's Christie Stratos' recommended books! Top five? Almost impossible! There are so many that have impacted my thinking, broadened my perspective, and made me swoon...

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It’s all because of you!

I can't say thank you enough, honestly! Since 2010-2011 when I first dipped my toe into writing, you have been with me along the way! From romance to women's fiction and now to domestic suspense, I have only reached this point in my career because of you! When I went...

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Steena Reads: Good Me Bad Me and more

It's been a while since I've shared what I've been reading but OMG you guys...I finished the most amazing story while on my book tour and I've been raving about it to everyone! Until I realized I hadn't told you. Oops. I asked for some good audio book recommendations...

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Should You See The Book Club Movie?

Wine, books,'s what most book clubs are based on, right? Toss in a popular book that deals with BDSM and you could be in for a really interesting evening. I wasn't sure what to expect when my husband and I went to see an advanced screening of The...

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Join Me On My Book Tour

I'm very excited to start my book tour for The Forgotten Ones in Canada! My goal has always been to find readers, to meet them in person, to say thank you for reading my books and to grow my Canadian readership. When I mentioned this to my new publicist, he took me at...

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#TBR List from Horror Author Bon Lavery

The ever-growing to-be-read pile is essentially a bottomless pit of amazing books that I have yet to get to. This makes it a tough choice to decide what to read next. Now to cut it down to just five books? That’s a challenge! After I finish reading The Lucifer...

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