Words for the New Year, Part 2

January 9, 2020 by - 2 Comments

We’re in mid-renovation due to a September plumbing disaster at Chez Benedict. One half of our house looks like we’re auditioning forĀ Hoarders. The other half looks a lot like this:   I’ve been through renovations before, yet they never get easier. Well, I guess the one we did with a nine-year-old and a toddler in …Read More

What’s Your Word for the New Year?

January 2, 2020 by - 7 Comments

I love the tradition many people have of choosing a word to hang their new year on. I’m sure I’ve done that in the past, but I forget what I said. Which goes to the practicality of my choosing a theme, but not pasting it on the wall, or on something I see every day. …Read More

The Stranger Inside Tour Wrap Up: Links and Pics

March 5, 2019 by -

    What an amazing month it’s been! I can’t believeĀ The Stranger Inside was published a full month ago. It’s been a whirlwind, so I’m collecting all my favorite links about it here. Lots of folks worked hard to bring this novel to as many readers as possible, and the results have been overwhelmingly positive! …Read More

The Stranger Inside is Here!

February 5, 2019 by - 4 Comments

    Today is the day! THE STRANGER INSIDE is truly launched into the world. A woman returning home to find a man living in her house? Check. Someone trying to ruin her life? Check. Dead sister? Check. Exes everywhere? Check. Secrets that could cost her everything–including her life? Check. Check. Check.   This is …Read More

Dream Babies, Book Dreams

January 29, 2019 by - 2 Comments

  For three nights in a row now I’ve dreamed of babies. One baby to each dream. They weren’t my babies, but I had the care of them. The first dream was stressful because I’ve not had to care for a real baby in a long, long time. Still, these dream babies were sweet and …Read More

Surprises Inside!

January 22, 2019 by - 24 Comments

    Guess what? Two weeks from today, THE STRANGER INSIDE hits the shelves, the streets, and the Internet-sphere! I’m as dorkily excited as I ever am when I have a new book. (Read all about it here) February 5th is the launch date (February 7th in the UK). But right now I just want …Read More