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

Hello, Laura here!

June 28, 2022 by - 10 Comments

    It’s been so long since I’ve been in touch, I imagine that I should write you a letter like the ones people send at holidays: “And here we are in Santorini! Harald is no longer a guest of Her Majesty, so we kept the champagne flowing the entire trip. Doesn’t he look wonderful? …Read More

Saturday Serendipity, 14 October 2017

October 14, 2017 by -
Every Saturday, Rain or Shine

  Quickie On-the-Road Edition. Hope you’re having a great weekend!   Bits and Bobs Frank Lloyd Wright’s Falling Water and some other surprising notes. The World’s Most Beautiful House. British Vogue is going through some exciting changes with a brand new editor. You can buy the fake Kardashian house. You know you want it…Well, maybe.   Books …Read More

Saturday Serendipity Links, 16 September 2017

September 16, 2017 by - 2 Comments
Every Saturday, Rain or Shine

  Lots of interesting Saturday Serendipity links today. Hope you’re having a fabulous September Saturday! Bits and Bobs Life for the Amish is changing fast. We see it even here in Southern Illinois. Harry Dean Stanton made every film he was in that much better. RIP, awesome Harry. Everyone heard about that sneezing panda video …Read More

All the Valentine Hearts, Just for You!

February 11, 2017 by - 23 Comments

  I’ve been so touched by the wonderful support that’s come my way over the past six weeks or so since I started blogging every day. Thank you! Here’s a chance to win a special Valentine package from me: A copy of my latest novel, The Abandoned Heart, a custom-designed (by me!) mug and Valentine, plus …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

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