Dreams Like Spider Webs

July 11, 2022 by - 6 Comments

  A Little Flutter for BLISS HOUSE– Read this part first, and today, okay?       For the past few days, BLISS HOUSE, the first book in my haunted house gothic series, has been free on Kindle. I’m over the moon that nearly 2000 new readers have downloaded it! Seriously, I’m ridiculously excited. CHARLOTTE’S …Read More

Charlotte in Paperback!

October 25, 2016 by - 1 Comment

  In all the excitement of having The Abandoned Heart coming out earlier this month, I don’t want to forget about Charlotte’s Story coming out in paperback today. Okay, I wouldn’t really forget. That would be like forgetting one of my children. Charlotte’s Story is the second Bliss House novel. I re-read Daphne DuMaurier’s Rebecca twice as …Read More

The Abandoned Heart: Publication Day!

October 11, 2016 by - 2 Comments

The excitement of having a new book out in the world never gets old. The Abandoned Heart is my eleventh book and sixth novel to be published. And it’s the book that finally reveals the deepest, darkest secrets of Bliss House. I hope you love it. Thank you, thank you, thank you for reading the …Read More

Nine Years Ago Today

September 25, 2016 by - 6 Comments

Nine years ago today, I had a big dream come true. I didn’t realize how big a dream it was for me until it happened–but when I walked into a bookstore and saw my debut novel, Isabella Moon, on the shelves, I cried a few secret, happy tears.   Isabella Moon was actually my third …Read More

ARCs are here!

July 22, 2016 by - 4 Comments

What’s an ARC, you ask? Why, it’s an advance reader’s copy of a forthcoming book. It’s the paperback that goes out to book reviewers so they have time to read it and review it before publication day. It’s often also sent to buyers for bookstores and libraries. Inside its covers, there are always typos and …Read More

Down the Rabbit Hole

May 2, 2016 by - 2 Comments

  When I finish drafting a novel, I always feel a bit stunned, as though I’ve been unconscious for months and have awakened to find myself in a different place. In a way, that’s exactly what has happened. With my ADHD, I am terribly prone to hyper-focusing. As soon as I get to the halfway point …Read More

Close to Home: Signing Charlotte in Southern Illinois

October 28, 2015 by -

      I spent all last week on the couch, desperately trying to be well for my Saturday signing at the Carbondale Barnes & Noble. (Turned out I have a sinus infection that’s now, finally, almost mended.) The wonderful Heidi Houghton, from the store, had been working hard to set up a horror event for …Read More

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