I'm pleased to mark the beginning of a new blog post series on the historical background of Before the Flood, and we're starting off with Lydia's artistic background at Barnard College, one of the Seven Sisters colleges of the Northeast. Someone asked me if Lydia is based upon a real historical figure, and the answer is … Continue reading Behind the Book: Mary Carroll Nelson, A Portrait of a Barnard College ’50 Fine Arts Alumna
Today through Cyber Monday, I'm offering all my books - paperbacks and eBooks for 25 percent off! Ebooks are discounted to $2.99 on Amazon, Kobo, Barnes and Noble, and iBooks! Paperbacks are discounted to $9.75 and $11.99 on Amazon! You can purchase the Kindle and paperback editions here on my site! For e-books on Kobo, … Continue reading Holiday Surprise Sale! 25 Percent Off All Books!
I'm thrilled to be part of this year's Bookluver's Christmas Hamper giveaway with both of my books Beneath a Moonless Sky and Before the Flood! There are a lot of excellent books in the hamper this year, including some by my friends Marion Kummerow and Dianne Ascroft. There is something in every genre to … Continue reading Christmas Hamper Giveaway!
I always believe that you can get to know a city by eating your way through it. While researching Before the Flood, I got to know quite a few lost treasures of the Big Apple. One of these featured in the novel is Lydie's birthday cake: the legendary Brooklyn Blackout Cake. Lydie never passes up … Continue reading Retro Recipe Review: The Brooklyn Blackout Cake
See that new Extras page? I'll be adding some really neat stuff there, from signed copy requests (which is there now) and upcoming things such as book club questions. I'll post on my blog when new features are added to the page. Thank you for supporting independent presses.
Note: I receive a small amount of compensation from books ordered on my site through Amazon. The second chapter of the Laurelhurst Chronicles is now live online and available through a number of retailers! A sneak peek is on the books page! The paperback edition is available exclusively through Amazon or myself at signings or … Continue reading Before the Flood is now available!
The wait is over! It's Publication Day for Beneath a Moonless Sky! To celebrate, I'm giving away a signed author's copy to one lucky winner on Facebook and Instagram! That's two chances to win! Want to win? It's simple! Look for the post with the graphic above, comment with the hashtag #BeneathMoonlessSky and share! … Continue reading Happy Publication Day!
Remember when I said that the first novel of the Laurelhurst Chronicles saga was getting a revamp? Well, here it is. I know you are going to love it! The eBook is now available for pre-order on Amazon, Kobo, and Nook with Apple books and library distribution coming soon! For those of you awaiting the … Continue reading Pre-order Beneath a Moonless Sky!
The Laurelhurst Chronicles series will be a year old next week. Thank you to everyone who has purchased Night and Day, read it, or reviewed it. Being an author is a learning process. I'm making some significant changes I think you're going to love. In light of that, as of today, my debut novel is … Continue reading Revamp!
I'm pleased to be a part of #TimeForCrime, a new Q&A blog series over at chapterinmylife that goes behind the page or screen to delve into our minds as authors and bloggers. Dr. Goodall's character in my novel Night and Day was partially inspired by two great cases in British history. Regina v. Adams (1957) and … Continue reading Now Appearing! Q&A with the author on chapterinmylife