November 2, 2018

Fall is my favorite time of year. While some people see it as a time of death and decay, I see it as something hopeful. The cold air lifts the spirits that were oppressed by heat, and with the scent of fall comes a renewed sense of optimism. 

Because of this, I like to...

August 18, 2018

This week A DARK AND TWISTING PATH came it at number fourteen on Barnes and Noble's Mass Market best-seller list!

August 3, 2018

The Criminal Element just published a terrific review of A DARK AND TWISTING PATH. Here's the link:

July 10, 2018

If you want to be sure to have A DARK AND TWISTING PATH in your hands on the day it debuts, you can pre-order on Amazon now. 

Meanwhile, I'm super excited as the day draws near! I haven't yet received my copies, but I'll be posting when I do.

May 28, 2018

Start the Gothic series today! This deal runs through June 10. Tell your friends about the Gothic series--A DARK AND TWISTING PATH comes out on July 31.

May 2, 2018

It seems like it's been winter for about eight months. Even a week ago the weather was bitterly cold, and we had snow in April. So today, the first day of real warmth and sun, I started to believe in spring.

Whenever those spring breezes blow, full of fragrance and the...

March 4, 2018

Over the last few years my family and I have indulged in that pastime that has absorbed all of America--the "binge-watching" of series on Netflix and other online channels. We've plowed through many pleasurable hours of quality television, and I've learned a lot about...

January 10, 2018

A DARK AND STORMY MURDER debuted on Audible today!

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January 1, 2018

Happy New Year! I hope you're enjoying the day and finding it a good opportunity to look forward with hope.

I didn't form any specific resolutions last night--just the ideas that I want to be more positive and to follow my creative instincts.

Over the years I've learned...

December 5, 2017

At this bustling time of year, quiet moments are hard to come by, but I treasure them. I suppose I'm at an age at which I consider time more precious than money, and in those rare moments when I get my space to myself, I tend to embrace the silence. A quiet room can en...

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Death in a Budapest Butterfly
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