Between father and daughter: “I’m who I am because of you.”

Between father and daughter: “I’m who I am because of you.” Meghan McCain gives a heartfelt, emotional eulogy for her late father, Senator John McCain. Through her tears she shares his tragedies and triumphs, and his success as a father to whom she was extremely close. And I think, well,…

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When What Was Lost Is Found: Never Give Up Hope

Found lost jewelry

When What Was Lost Is Found  I have become the queen of losing things. Last fall I lost two of my favorite necklaces. One I love not only because my son gave it to me, but it’s one of those pieces that goes with everything. The other was from my…

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IF YOU DARE – Work in Progress – Excerpt

The Red Bud series is shaping up, starting with Book One, IF YOU KNEW, to be released late 2018. IF YOU DARE is the story of Doug Winston’s chance at redemption. Doug is the villain in IF YOU KNEW, persecuting the heroine, Devonny Campbell and using her background in the…

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There But For the Grace of God Go I

Homeless sign

There But For the Grace of God Go I  I get out of my car in the supermarket parking lot at the same time a car slowly cruises by. The woman driver stops and asks if I can help her out. She’s trying to get to the nearby gas station…

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Parents Are Flawed Human Beings. Or Are They?

“We did the best we could.”
At the time I thought, yeah right. That was your best? Well, it wasn’t nearly good enough. Parents of their generation didn’t compliment their children because they didn’t want them to get a big head.

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Are You In My Target Audience?

my audience is a lot like me: female; avid fiction reader; enjoys various romance genres and women’s fiction, suspense and mystery; mature; intelligent; loves libraries; owns a computer and an ebook reading device; has a smart phone she fears is smarter than she is; doesn’t completely grasp or understand social media but makes the attempt to; won’t waste time on bad books; takes advantage of senior discounts if available.

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More of Joy’s Story (now IF YOU STAY)

“What do you do to stay in shape?”
“Sex.”
“What!”
“And lots of it.” Granger smirked at her.
“Uh huh.”
“You’d be surprised. Lots of lonely housewives here in Liberty. Not to mention the widows and divorcees. Oh, sorry.”

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