Ever since reading The Coroner's Daughter I've been in a historical mystery mood. Deanna Raybourn's Veronica Speedwell series has fit that mood very nicely. Set in 1887 London, Veronica is a woman who rejects society's ideas about how a woman should act, think, dress....pretty much everything. Along with her (very hot) companion Stoker, Veronica gets … Continue reading A Curious Beginning
February 4th 2010 on a website then called Wishing For Horses this appeared. It was my first blog post. Thinking back I didn't really know what I wanted to do with my shiny new website but I was excited! I had a lot of ideas! Would I chronicle my life as a parent of sons … Continue reading Hello Internet, Ten Years Later…
Wayward Son by Rainbow Rowell is the sequel to Carry On. And if that statement has started an ear-worm of a certain Kansas song then you are not alone! Something I suspect was not a coincidence. It's appropriate considering this is a story about a road trip. A crazy, careening, out of control road trip … Continue reading Wayward Son
Hey book lovers! Just popping into your inbox to let you know that DRAGON'S PAWN is now available in hardback. It's a beautiful edition and sure to make a colorful splash on your book shelf! Follow the link below to get yours!
This book ticked most of boxes for things that I love in a story. Murder mystery? (check) Single father + precocious daughter trope? (check) Set in Regency era? (check) Regency era Ireland? (had to make a new box to check for that one!) A very sweetly portrayed slow burn romance with father's medical student? … Continue reading The Coroner’s Daughter
This story has been a long time in the making for me. It came to life the summer of 2013. The ballad that prefaces the book: "White Willie, White Willie was king of Red Town..." flitted through my head and I was compelled to open up a notebook and write the rest down. I soon … Continue reading Dragon’s Pawn Release TODAY!
2091 C.E. Red City, Cascadia New Territories of America Chapter 1 “Yer askin’ fer trouble, my friend!” Adam looked across the picking line to Reg. “What do you mean?” Reg snorted a laugh and shook his head. He snagged a soup can out of the trash conveyor chugging between them then threw it into the … Continue reading Dragon’s Pawn Special Excerpt Part 2
The Ballad of William LeBlanc White Willie, White Willie, was king of Red Town. White Willie, White Willie, he choked it all down. His boys they went smashing and grabbing, it’s true! The poor folk of Red Town knew not what to do. The Dragons they came. Lóng Sang was their name. They looked and … Continue reading Dragon’s Pawn Special Excerpt Part 1
The cover for my new release DRAGON'S PAWN has been ready for a long time and I've been just busting to show it off! The story is a departure for me. It doesn't have faeries or magic or wild journeys through the nine circles of Hell. It's more what the big kids call speculative fiction, … Continue reading Dragon’s Pawn Cover Reveal!
Not your typical beach blanket read, however, I did read it when I was in Maui and loved every word! Equal parts hilarious and heart warming, Kings of the Wyld is a treat! I've already fancast all the members of Saga for the inevitable movie. 🙂 Clay Cooper and his band were once the best … Continue reading Kings of the Wyld