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Double Play

Hi everyone.  Check out the new cover for Double Play: A Novel of Magic, designed by my talented son, Danny.  Double Play is a YA Fantasy, available on Amazon as a paperback or ebook.  Get your copy today! A girl with a secret.  A desperate magician.  Can they save their dying city?    

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The Sea Child Launch Party

Join me Tuesday, December 19 from 6 to 9 pm on Facebook ( for my Launch Party for The Sea Child. There will be games, prizes, and giveaways.  See you there! Available on Amazon.

News, Selkie King Mysteries, The Sea Child

The Sea Child: What is it about?

THE SEA CHILD – Book One of the Selkie King Mysteries -- By Carol Nicolas Intrigue, Adventure, and a touch of Romance. Maddie found her on the beach. The Selkie girl was hurt, alone, the prey of evil men. Maddie’s Scottish grandmother had told stories about Selkies, humans who transform into seals and back again.… Continue reading The Sea Child: What is it about?

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The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, published in 1939, was one of James Thurber’s most famous stories.  Considered a masterpiece, it has made its mark on our society and even our language.  It is the story of a little man who spends his time in heroic daydreams when in real life he is dominated by… Continue reading The Secret Life of Walter Mitty

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Empty Nest

Here I am coming up on the one month anniversary since my youngest left for college, and I’ve decided to give myself an evaluation.  Have I adjusted to the empty nest syndrome?  Er... Well, judging from the number of times my husband comes into the room and finds me crying for no good reason, I’d… Continue reading Empty Nest

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Mango Salsa

There’s nothing like homemade salsa.  After you have tasted it, you’ll never want to go back to store bought.  My kids liked my salsa so much last year, that this spring I planted a Salsa Garden with tomatoes, onions, cilantro, bell peppers, and hot peppers.  Everything did fine except the cilantro, which went to seed… Continue reading Mango Salsa

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

All I can say is, Wow!  Cassandra Clare takes the much-used vampires, witches, werewolves of the paranormal world and comes up with something new, exciting, and interesting.  I really enjoyed this book.   Clary Fray doesn't know that she is a Shadowhunter (warriors who are dedicated to fighting demons)and her introduction into their world is abrupt… Continue reading The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

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The Sixth Power

Buy The Sixth Power at 20% off until September 7th.  Go to to order your copy. Use promotion code KR39T. You can read reviews for The Sixth Power on Smashwords, Goodreads, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble. Please help me get the word out by forwarding the news to all your friends. Thank you so… Continue reading The Sixth Power

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Off to School

Every year we mothers face the dreaded first day of school.  This year it happened for the last time:  yesterday we took our youngest son to college.  It was a long, exhausting day divided between the university, his new apartment, the bank, MacDonalds, and a number of stores.  That didn't include the 'Welcome to College'… Continue reading Off to School