It’s that time of year…October is here, nights are cool, almost time for trick or treating. The leaves are turning. Something about this time of year makes me want to check out haunted houses, scary movies, spooky books. I love a good thrill. I love it when something gets my heart to pounding…it doesn’t matter if it’s one of those fake haunted houses where you just know they are going to jump out at you with a knife, or if it’s a walk through a house that just may really be haunted. Scary movies, scary books…give me a good scare…a safe one, and I’m happy. That’s the appeal of romantic suspense for me—the edgier, the better. If You Hear Her is the first book in my romantic suspense trilogy…followed by If You See Her and If You Know Her, releasing this winter. While I’ve written several romantic suspense books before, this is my first trilogy and I was able to go a little deeper, took it a little darker…got to play with all those things that go bump in the night. And it all started with a scream…the heroine is awakened one night when she hears somebody screaming for help….