Celebrating my second book birthday: Summer on Firefly Lake

Posted Jul 28 2017 in , , , , ,

The second book in my Firefly Lake series, Summer on Firefly Lake, was published this week. It’s the sequel to The Cottage at Firefly Lake and, although connected by the setting and some recurring characters, each book also stands alone. In Summer on Firefly Lake, Mia, the heroine, is recovering from a painful divorce and […]

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Too many blonds and a magical dog

Posted Mar 10 2017 in , , , , , ,

One of the many wonderful things about being a published author is having the support of a team of people who help me become a better writer. In the past week, I’ve worked on agent’s edits for my third book, Back Home at Firefly Lake (March 2018), and copyeditor’s queries for the second book, Summer […]

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Remembering my mom…and a special giveaway

Posted Nov 18 2016 in , , , , , ,

Sunday, November 20th is World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims. It’s a day I’ve marked since my mother was killed crossing a street while returning home from an ordinary, afternoon shopping trip. Road death is sudden, shocking, and it forever changes the lives of loved ones left behind. Although the loss of my […]

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The Cottage at Firefly Lake: Cover reveal and giveaway

Posted Jul 7 2016 in , ,

My first book, THE COTTAGE AT FIREFLY LAKE, releases on January 31, 2017 in mass market paperback and e-book, and it’s up for pre-order on Amazon.com, Amazon Canada, Amazon UK and Barnes & Noble.  Today, I’m delighted to share my beautiful cover with you. It captures the summertime feel of my book perfectly, an emotional,  second-chance […]

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When a dream comes true

Posted Apr 8 2016 in , , , , ,

As many of you already know, in late 2015 an editor from a big New York publishing house called my literary agent. She wanted to buy my 2015 Romance Writers of America® Golden Heart® final manuscript, in a three book deal, for her publisher’s digital-first imprint.  When my agent called me with the news, it […]

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