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Binge Reader Giveaway

Binge Readers Giveaway

Do you ever have those weeks when events collide and blessings overflow? As most of you know, I’m currently writing a new book series, The Vintage National Parks novels. Maybe you also know that my last series was set around the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. What you might not know is that this week is […]

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Reading and Writing Challenges for 2017

Writing Challenge 2017

I’ve spent today thinking about what lies ahead for 2017. Here are a few things on my list: Our oldest will graduate from high school We’ll be sending that same child off to college! Our youngest has ten gazillion dance competitions and performances coming up I have a book deadline . . . . . . and […]

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The winner of A Novel Gift

A Novel Gift

I’m excited to announce that the winner of the giveaway of “A Novel Gift” is . . . Cyndi Wilson! Congratulations, Cyndi! I hope you love this boxful of goodies and the copy of Through the Shadows. I had such fun picking out five special treats that would enhance the story, helping readers experience it at […]

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More Books in My Future?

Have you ever sat on good news so long you felt like your heart was going to burst? I’ve been keeping a secret “under my hat” for months, but now I can finally let you in on the celebration! I’m busy writing more books! Yesterday, I signed a contract with Waterbrook Multnomah (a division of Penguin Random House) to write a […]

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Cozy Reader Giveaway — WINNERS!

I’m excited to announce that our Cozy Reader Giveaway is complete and we have eight winners! I’ll post the results below, in case you’re straining your eyes trying to read the photograph. But, even if you didn’t win–I still have good news for you. Just before typing this announcement, I received a text from my […]

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Top book picks for Christmas gifts

Normally I scatter my book picks on random Fridays throughout the year, but this time I decided to save them up for one special gift recommendation post! You have fiction-lovers on your shopping list, right? You know the ones–folks who could build a Christmas book tree just from the stacks towering near their bed? (Yep, that’s what […]

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Are you ready for a cover reveal???

I’ve been getting a lot of emails and private messages from those of you who were treated to the special subscriber-only cover reveal for Through the Shadows: Golden Gate Chronicles 3 in Tuesday’s issue of the e-newsletter. Your excitement over the new cover has me dancing with glee! I’d hoped readers would like it, but the […]

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Book Pick: Lori Benton and Rebecca DeMarino

Ever since I was little, I’ve been fascinated by stories involving Native American characters. Unfortunately, good choices were few and far between. Rarely did any author feature American Indians as point-of-view characters. In today’s Book Pick, I want to introduce you to two of my favorite authors, Lori Benton and Rebecca DeMarino, who both featured Native […]

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Good News, Bad News!

It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks with the launch of BEYOND THE ASHES, Book 2 in the Golden Gate Chronicles. So far it’s been well received and blog reviews are popping up all over the internet. I’m so grateful to all the diligent blog reviewers who’ve taken the time to read the book and […]

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Win an Early Copy of Beyond the Ashes!

When I turned in the second book of the Golden Gate Chronicles, the release date seemed like an impossible wait–June 16, 2015. Now it’s only a few months away! Whee! I can’t WAIT for you to read this story. I’m head-over-heels for these characters, and their love story about broke my heart. That might sound […]

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