Personal updates

Happy Easter!

The Grinch stole all the outer trappings of Christmas, but he couldn’t stop Christmas from coming. The Whos in Whoville carried the spirit of Christmas in their hearts, and they sang for joy. The forces of evil can’t stop Easter either. We may not be able to gather as congregations, but we can gather around… Continue reading Happy Easter!

Book Reviews, Personal updates

The Best Books of 2019

2019 was a wonderful year for reading. I discovered so many good books by new authors, along with old favorites I had to reread. It was hard to choose only a few for my Best Books list, but here they are. For my full reading list for 2019, see my Goodreads page. I hope you'll… Continue reading The Best Books of 2019

News, On Writing, Personal updates, Uncategorized

It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo!

Already we are halfway through October, and you know what that means: November is National Novel Writing Month! This means that thousands of people will attempt to write a book of at least 50,000 words in a single month. There are no prizes (unless you want to order the cool t-shirts). The reward is the… Continue reading It’s almost time for NaNoWriMo!

Personal updates

Remembering Lynette

Today is my first baby's birthday. She would have been thirty-six years old. Even after all these years, I still miss her. She is just as much one of my children as the ones who made it and lived. She was alive, she moved, and she responded to us. Then at seven and a half… Continue reading Remembering Lynette

Book Reviews, News, Personal updates

My Favorite Books of 2018

    Here are my favorite books from 2018. Some are old friends I’ve read over and over. Some were new for me and impressed me with their exciting storyline, deep characters, incredible world building, or writing skill. Some touched my soul and changed me for the better. I hope you will enjoy them too.… Continue reading My Favorite Books of 2018

Personal updates

In Memory of Isabel Christine Maclean Rozins

Isabel Christine Maclean Rozins (March 21, 1924-May 10, 2018) -- My Aunt Isabel was a loving and enthusiastic support to me and my sisters as we were growing up. Through her regular letters and occasional phone calls and visits, we developed a strong bond with her. We each felt as if we were her special… Continue reading In Memory of Isabel Christine Maclean Rozins

My Books, News, Personal updates, Selkie King Mysteries, The Sea Child

Coming Soon: The Sea Child in paperback

Coming soon: The Sea Child in paperback. Watch for the sale on both paperback and ebook.

Book Reviews, Personal updates

Book Review: The Little White Horse

After my first baby died, I read a book which gave me great comfort. A few years later, I searched back through my journal, trying to find the name and author of this book, but to my surprise I hadn’t recorded it. Years went by, and I continued to search for the book, occasionally sending… Continue reading Book Review: The Little White Horse