Book Review: Where the River Ends, by Charles Martin: Doss Michael's wife is dying of cancer. The only thing left on her bucket list is to take a trip down the St. Mary's River (where Doss spent his childhood) to the sea, and Doss will do anything to make her last days happy. So, the… Continue reading Where the River Ends
The Rose of Winslow Street
Book Review: The Rose of Winslow Street - by Elizabeth Camden Libby Sawyer and her father return from their summer home and discover that strangers have moved into their house. Widower Mikhail Dobrescu and his family have fled Romania and have come to Colden, Massachusetts to claim the house and property that belonged to his… Continue reading The Rose of Winslow Street
Book Review – Painting Kisses, by Melanie Jacobson After her divorce, famous artist Lia Carswell throws away her brushes, paints, and canvases, and she flees from New York to the mountains of Utah. There she invents a simpler life by changing her name, waitressing in a small diner, and helping to care for her sweet… Continue reading Painting Kisses
Coming Soon: Double Play
I am excited to announce that my new book, Double Play: A Novel of Magic, will be coming out soon. Double Play is a YA fantasy set in an alternate reality Chicago, with artwork for the cover done by Lauren Skaggs. Be sure to watch for Double Play's debut!
This weekend we stayed with friends, and I met and got to know Carolyn Colton, a wonderful lady who makes storybook quilts. Born in Salt Lake City, Utah, Carolyn spent most of her life in Maryland and made her living as an attorney. (To my surprise, she knows my son and daughter-in-law very well. It… Continue reading Storybook Quilts
I used to be indifferent to chocolate. My favorite snack was BBQ potato chips. I couldn’t understand my daughter, who could smell chocolate from two floors away, sealed in a plastic baggie and hidden inside a closed container in the pantry. (Needless to say, every time I went to make chocolate chip cookies, there would… Continue reading Chocolate, anyone?