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Whether it’s romantic thrillers in exotic, foreign locales or exciting mysteries in familiar places, I love creating stories that leave you on the edge of your seat, but touch your heart in memorable ways too.

If you enjoy danger, mystery and romance –  check out my sizzling romantic suspense series set in sultry Singapore: The TENDER Series. If you long to escape and dream of romantic beach vacations (and love pets too), then my new sweet romance series, Summer Beach Vets is for you!

If you have kids (or are a dog lover of any age!), check out my award-winning BIG HONEY DOG MYSTERIES – featuring a slobbery Great Dane and her group of canine friends who tackle sinister puzzles and exciting adventures. Think Nancy Drew meets 101 Dalmatians! ;-) These books are action-packed, page-turners with lots of humour and suspense. Parents and teachers love them because they excite reluctant readers and even have kids begging for bed time so they can read one more chapter. ;-)

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NEW RELEASE! :-) Please share!! "Sara needs to escape - and an idyllic seaside town on the other side of the world seems like the perfect place. She'd always wanted to visit Australia, but the first thing she meets is not a kangaroo but a wounded, lost Beagle!

Veterinarian Dr Craig Murray can't get the beautiful American out of his mind. They may come from different cultures - and even speak different "English" sometimes - but he knows they can have a future together. Can he convince Sara that this is more than just a vacation fling?

Then Sara discovers that Craig isn't quite what he seems and the past that she's been running away from comes back to haunt her. Now she needs to decide if she can risk it all again for another chance at love..."
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Hi everybody, sorry I've been quiet - been busy writing!! :-) Beavering away on my new Summer Beach Vets series - but I've been good & going out for walks more often. Here's a picture from a recent walk in a local park. Btw, no news yet on the 24hr BP monitor results but am keeping fingers crossed that no news is good news! ;-) ... See MoreSee Less

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Pic of me at the hospital getting a 24hr blood pressure monitor fitted today! Very weird - it puffs up every 1/2hr during the day and every hour while you're asleep. The thing is, it's a bit tight & itchy & annoying - I'm sure it's making my BP go up!! ;-) Fingers-crossed it won't be as bad as the doctor thought... :P ... See MoreSee Less

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Sandra BockstalO dear,...I liked your post out of sympathy not that I like people being ill :-). Well, you have another reason to go out for dinner or have a take away: not safe at the cooker at the moment :-D. Hope it will all turn out ok!1 week ago   ·  3
Stephanie RebelLet's go with the assumption that it will be fine and the doctor is wrong.1 week ago   ·  2
H.Y. HannaThank you, everybody, for your good wishes! :-) 8:20am here now - another 2 hrs to go and then I can go back to the hospital and take it off!! Carol - it was driving me MAD all night - didn't sleep much - every time it puffed up, I would be jolted awake and I kept worrying about getting the plastic cord tangled or rolling over onto the machine... I'm sure my BP was high just from the anxiety of all that - ha! ha! Rebecca (Becky) - it's for 24hrs - because my BP was sky high in the doctor's clinic but I tend to have "white coat syndrome" where I get anxious about my BP when measured by the doctor - worrying that it'll be high - and then it becomes a self-fulfilling prophecy.;-) So they thought a 24hr monitor would work better & give more accurate readings. It's been so annoying though - and I still tense up & get anxious every time it gets going - I'm sure my BP will be high anyway! :D1 week ago
H.Y. HannaYeah, Tamsin, it's driving me nuts!! ;-)1 week ago
Liesl MeerkinWishing you health and a speedy recovery1 week ago   ·  1
Shirley WillisHope you get good results and managed some sleep with it on too.1 week ago   ·  1
Carol KnaapKieran , my number three child had one of those when he was a baby.A bit scary waiting for the results... all turned out ok. Hope your results do too !1 week ago   ·  1
Veronika LawsonPoor Babe !! :/ U take it easy *big hug*1 week ago   ·  1
Cathy NorrieOh dear! What a bother. Sure hope things are all ok. I take BP meds which keep mine at a perfect level. Love modern medicine!!1 week ago   ·  1
Rebecca Mitchell-BrownWhat an irritation :-( How long will you have to wear it for? Xxx1 week ago   ·  1
Tamsin BirchGood luck, doesn't look like fun!1 week ago   ·  1
Ronja WeteniusOh i am sorry to hear that you are sick, but i really hope u get better soon! :) I can only wish you best of luck! :)5 days ago
Kri GroberBe strong my friend!1 week ago
Paul ThompsonHope things are ok Hisn-Yi Ya look pretty tho1 week ago
Ka VolbrechtOh, I remember having that after I had my c-section with my daughter. It left a pretty bad bruise actually. And I also had these things that squeezed my legs every few seconds (to keep blood from clotting). Very uncomfortable! Hope you're doing well!1 week ago
Zanne HallBrave Lady!1 week ago
Monique Corynne TaylorOh you poor thing but at least you won't have a nurse coming along to wake you and do it though i guess you will wake when it goes off I was on half hourly monitoring for two nights three days.1 week ago
Phoebe HooI hope everything will be fine, try to get some rest...1 week ago
Denise LewandowskiOh no I hope you are ok Hsin-Yi. I didn't even know that type of machine existed.1 week ago
Stephanie RebelSo I have a tip for you when it's time to get your BP taken. As soon as they get the BP monitor out just Breathe. Concentrate on breathing in and out. Count the breaths if you have to BUT I have always found if I am concentrating on the breathing then I can't think about whats to come. I use this technique for shots as well.1 week ago
Rhonda PowellI have an intense dislike for those automatic ones. They hurt my arm! Good luck!1 week ago

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Just sent off the 1st book, Playing for Love, in my new SUMMER BEACH VETS series, to the editor! :-) Finishing up final revisions on Bk 2 now and then that will be going off too... getting excited about release day! :-)
"escape Down Under...
...and find love in Summer Beach, where cold noses touch warm hearts."
Sara needs to escape—and an idyllic seaside town on the other side of the world seems like the perfect place. She’d always wanted to visit Australia, but the first thing she meets on the gorgeous, white sand beach is not a kangaroo but a wounded, lost Beagle!

Veterinarian, Dr Craig Murray, can’t get the beautiful, curvy American out of his mind. They might come from different cultures—and even speak different “English” sometimes—but he knows they could have a future together. Can he convince Sara that this is more than just a vacation fling?

Then Sara discovers that Craig isn’t quite what he seems and the past that she was running away from comes back to haunt her. Now she needs to decide if she can risk it all again for another chance at love…
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H.Y. HannaOh my goodness, Kathy - thank you so much!! :-) :-) :-) That is so kind of you to review it so quickly! Such a lovely surprise waking up this morning. And I'm so happy that you enjoyed it so much. :-) I was just going to send you the link today as I'm announcing the release soon - and you beat me to it - ha! ha! But it's wonderful - it'll have reviews now already as soon as it's announced - so thank you again!!3 days ago   ·  1
H.Y. HannaThanks so much, Kathy! And what a small world that you used to raise Beagles! :-) It's funny - I've ended up with beagles in two of my book series (my kids mystery series has a key Beagle character named Biscuit who is a fan favourite! ;-) ) - without really intending to - ha! ha! And I've met a lot of lovely Beagle owners as a result of the books too (plus some of my old blog friends from my dog's blog) Lemon is more rare in Beagles, is that right? The more common colours are black & tan?3 days ago
H.Y. HannaThanksStephanie :-)2 weeks ago
Kathy Heare WattsI will have book 2 done late tonight! We used to raise beagles and the first one we got was a female named Penny, she was a Lemon (red and white). 3 days ago   ·  1
Kathy Heare WattsPosted my review on Amazon and Goodreads today!4 days ago   ·  1
Stephanie Rebelcant wait2 weeks ago   ·  1

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