Here it is! The gorgeous cover of The Silence of Memory, number three in the Roger and Bess mysteries! Ashley Lopez has done it again, with her beautiful cover design, so evocative of the village of Old Harbor and its craggy relationship with the sea. If all goes well, the publication date is Tuesday, September
It’s official– Emma’s Dream, the first book in the Morgan’s Run series, is out! I’m so excited to bring you this book (available on Amazon, Kobo, Nook and Kobo). Writing this series has been pure pleasure and I look forward to launching the next two titles this fall. Please come join me and the extraordinary
Yippee! So happy to show you this beautiful cover (thank you, Ashley Lopez!) of Lang’s Return, Book Two in the Morgan’s Run Romances series! The book will be published on October 20, 2015 and e-book is already available for pre-order on Amazon. So excited about this book, this series and these characters! Lang and Beth’s
Home after ten incredible days in Door County, Wisconsin! Beautiful country, friendly people and lots of fun family time. This photo of Lake Michigan tells it all– the ocean minus the salt!
Hello, dear friends and readers, I am thrilled to show you the beautiful cover Ashley Lopez has designed for Emma’s Dream, the first book in the Morgan’s Run Romances. Emma’s Dream will be published on August 25th! I can honestly that I’ve never been as excited about a book or series as I am about
To all readers of Widow’s Island (Pamela, are you reading this?) and those who may not yet have read the book, too– This appeared in today’s Providence Journal (July 16, 2015, p. A4). Readers of Widow’s Island may remember the American burying beetle, a central “character” in the book and the catalyst, which brought Ned
My lacy leaf hydrangeas are in full bloom as every year they grow more beautiful. I wish I could say it’s due my green thumb, but I suspect their beauty comes from luck, location, and the mysteries of nature. Speaking of mysteries, Prepped to Kill (Ricky Steele, book one) is featured on Freebooksy today! This
IN THE NAME OF SILENCE is out! In fact, it was published 6 days ago, but this week has been a BLUR of activity and I’ve neglected my web posting terribly this summer. I’m trying dear friends and readers! So much to tell if I can just park myself and post. This is the second
Hello, all– With a new, second edition of A Friend of Silence — and the soon to be published second book in the Roger and Bess Mysteries! — I decided A Friend of Silence needed a beautiful new cover. I am so grateful for the extraordinary work of cover designer Ashley Lopes. What do you
Hello, loyal readers and friends! To celebrate the completion of first draft of Ricky Steele mystery # 4 (due out in August 2015, if revisions go smoothly), I have reduced the e-book prices of Gadfly and Lost in Spindle City on all retailers to $.99 until April 8th! And, Prepped to Kill remains FREE! Readers
Here I am at Barnes and Noble in Warwick, RI, spending time with fellow writers Martha and Scott, and having a wonderful time meeting and chatting with so many amazing readers! Thank you, thank you to all for making the day such a joyful celebration of reading and books!
Dear readers, I wanted to let you know I’m running THREE GOODREADS BOOK GIVEAWAYS from March 22 through April 22, 2015! This is my first adventure into a contest and am excited! There will be two copies of Hestor’s Way, Widow’s Island and Lost in Spindle City up for grabs so do stop in and
If you are in the Warwick, RI area next Saturday, do drop in to this booksigning event! A group of Rhode Island authors have kindly included me in their number and I look forward to the chance to meet people and talk books!
I am very pleased to announce the publication of my newest romance, Hestor’s Way! A brief summary follows. As always, the paperback is available on Amazon and my local bookstore, Partners Village Store in Westport, MA and the e- book through Amazon Kindle, Barnes and Noble, Kobo and Apple. I hope you enjoy it! Hestor’s
Happy New Year, dear friends and readers! My photographer and Facebook designer, the incredible Heidi, took this photo of some of my books, artfully arranged in my backyard tree! I send a huge thank you to her for designing my page, taking author photos, and especially for the incredible job she did with our family
This cover of A Friend of Silence – designed by yours truly (and probably due for a redesign!) — was taken at the beautiful farm where my older son was married. Since both the event and the place are dear to my heart, I decided to post as my message of thanks for all the
Hello, dear friends and readers– I was very pleased to receive this lovely “award badge” from the International Digital Awards, honoring Song of the Spirit as a finalist! Such a thrill for this hardworking writer. If you haven’t read Song of the Spirit, a brief summary is below. I have been very quiet on Facebook,
I have such exciting news to share! My young adult historical novel, Song of the Spirit was selected as a finalist in the 2014 International Digital Awards! I’m so thrilled and happy. Over two years of research went into the writing of this book. Wind Flower’s story is very near and dear to my heart
Hello Friends! I wanted to let everyone know that Prepped to Kill,. Ricky Steele’s first adventure, is now FREE! I am so pleased to offer this gift to readers and hope that you will love Ricky as much as I do and want to read the sequels– Gadfly and Lost in Spindle City. Here is
A student sent me this photo of graffiti she spied on the street in NYC (love it!). In my other life as teacher/researcher, mindfulness, and mindful learning and teaching, are central to my work. What a great reminder to pause and be present in a world where we are constantly bombarded with stimuli of all