Though cookbooks aren’t Rita’s main focus as a writer, she has been traditionally published by Ulysses Press (an imprint of Simon & Schuster) with two books. The Unofficial Hogwart’s for the Holidays (October 2020) and forthcoming I Love Trader Joe’s Air Fryer Cookbook (April 2022).

Fiction is where Rita’s heart lies, though her genres span many worlds. She has self-published two novels in the rock ‘n roll romance genre under her pseudonym Juanita Millhouse: Nobody’s Girl & Drop Dead Daisy. She is currently in the process of querying her contemporary Christian Australian romance Red Desert.

Additionally, Rita has many more books in the For the Love of Music series which have been drafted and are in various stages of revision, as well as historical fiction novels, a new take on the Arthurian legend, and a few others in various genres. Yeah. She’s into a lot of genres.