What’s today, you ask? I’m so glad you did. It’s release day for the first ever Nocturne Falls Universe stories! There are six in total and you can find all the links here. And if you want to know more about the Nocturne Falls Universe, you can read the FAQs here. But now for the […]

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Hey gang, Just wanted to let you know that all six new books in the Nocturne Falls Universe January launch are now available for pre-order! Early reviews are already coming in and readers are loving them. They all release on January 24th – what a fun day that will be! Check them out here: http://kristenpainter.com/nocturne-falls-universe/ […]

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I’ve been working on a passion project on the side. It’s a book, but not really my book, because the story was written by one of my nephews when he was 10. I loved the story so much (and Ben’s enthusiasm for writing), that I couldn’t let it go. I helped him edit it and […]

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Publishing is a business. That’s hard to remember sometimes, especially when the writing side of it is often fraught with emotion. Compound that with the fact that women, those most engaged in the writing of romance novels, are raised to believe we need people to like us and that making others happy should come first, […]

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My career is in a good place. I’m blessed to have incredible readers. Sure, I work incredibly hard, but then I feel like I’ve always worked incredibly hard. It’s just more focused these days. I read something online recently about becoming an “overnight success” and that made me wonder if new writers or those thinking […]

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Y’all, I am SO excited about this book. It was so much fun to write!   Here’s the cover for the first book in the new series I’m releasing in March, and some more info about this series. *Is this a Nocturne Falls spin off? – It’s more of an adjacent series. The Jayne Frost […]

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