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Behind the Book: Mary Carroll Nelson, A Portrait of a Barnard College ’50 Fine Arts Alumna

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

Retro Recipe Review: The Brooklyn Blackout Cake

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

New Extras page!

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.

Revamp!

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!

Now Appearing! Q&A with the author on chapterinmylife

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