Cover Reveal for IN SEARCH OF TRUTH

IN SEARCH OF TRUTH, and its cover, have been a long time in the making. The book and the cover went through tons of revisions and I think we’re finally at the end point–I hope!!! Especially since this book comes out February 24!! IN SEARCH OF TRUTH is the third book in the Deadly Force…

Favorite Scary Movies Just in Time for Halloween!

So it’s almost Halloween and I’m trying to get into the mood by watching my favorite Halloween movies. Some are scary, some are silly, and some have nothing to do with Halloween but they’re just creepy. This isn’t a complete list, just some of my go-to October spooky viewings. All of the synopses are courtesy…

Fun Facts About ONE DARK WISH

ONE DARK WISH, the second book in my Deadly Forces series just released this past Tuesday. ONE DARK WISH has an action-packed, National Treasure-type plot with lots of romance and intrigue. But because I do so much research for this series, I thought I’d share some fun facts. Because the stories aren’t all about racing…

The Art and Grace of a Gratitude Journal

Previously on this blog I’ve written about the benefits of keeping a journal. Today I’d like to expand on that. There are many types of journals–diaries, travel journals, food journals, etc, but there’s another kind of journal that does more than keep track of your life. There’s a journaling practice that’s been proven to reduce…

2019 Mid-Summer Middle Grade & Young Adult Book List

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the 2019 Mid-Summer Middle Grade & Young Adult Book List! This is not a best-seller or new release list. This is an ongoing, cumulative list of books the kids in my reading army have read that is updated twice a year. I want to thank my teen…

ONE DARK WISH and a Recipe for Strawberry Pie

JUNE BRINGS A PRE-ORDER LINK FOR ONE DARK WISH AND A RECIPE FOR STRAWBERRY PIE! “Twisty plots, fantastic characters, and pitch-perfect pacing. Fabulous!” ―ALLISON BRENNAN, New York Times bestselling author Her life must be forfeit for his to be redeemed Historian Sarah Munro is not used to being shot at, but that’s just what happens while she’s…

How to Write a Love Story

He wept. Standing in my kitchen filled with the warmth of baking sugar cookies and the scent of a cinnamon candle, I pressed the phone harder against my ear. Every one of his ragged breaths spears my heart. His wife, my dearest friend, has died. And I have no words. How do you comfort a…

The Secret Art of Journaling

“Everybody allows that the talent of writing agreeable letters is peculiarly female. Nature may have done something, but I am sure it must be essentially assisted by the practice of keeping a journal.” ~ Jane Austen, Northanger Abbey. Despite Miss Jane’s quotation above, what do Marcus Aurelius, Louisa May Alcott, Thomas Edison, Leonardo Da Vinci,…

Planners: The Great Debate Between Paper and Digital (Hint: Paper Wins!)

I am a planner girl. I use Emily Ley’s daily half-sized spiral planner for my every day task and appointment list, I use a separate Emily Ley full-sized spiral monthly planner (from Target) for my Social Media/Media marketing schedule, I have a Kikki-K A5-sized ring planner for my writing business, another Happy Planner A5-sized disc…