Summer is the perfect time to launch FEARLESS SUMMER

Now that the paperback edition of FEARLESS SUMMER has been released, it’s time to celebrate. Plans are still in the works for a launch in Chincoteague, the setting for FEARLESS SUMMER. In the meantime, here are the dates for book signings beginning in May. Thursday, May 4, 6:30 p.m., at Backwater Books, Ellicott City: I am so excited to…

Ode to the farmers’ market

“Hi, Mom. What are you doing for dinner tomorrow? Maybe you and Dad would like to come over to my apartment? I just got some beautiful tomatoes and corn.” FEARLESS SUMMER—CHAPTER NINE Don’t you love farmers markets? Do you have a favorite? I do. In my new sweet romance, FEARLESS SUMMER, Charlotte meets Henry and…

Chincoteague: Where the ponies are

“ I want you to say to me, ‘Willa, I’ve decided to take your advice and go see what my sisters are cooking up.’ Visit your sisters and your parents. Hug your nephews and see the ponies.”
Charlotte’s friend paused for effect. “It can’t hurt. Can it?”
Yes, of course it could. Henry was there with what’s-her-name and their child. I’d avoided such a meeting for eight years.

FEARLESS SUMMER: My new book is out now!

When NASA’s Wallops Island with it wide open field dotted with impressive satellite dishes appeared on my left, I felt a twinge deep in my belly. It grew stronger as I started across the causeway to Chincoteague Island. That’s how Chapter Three of FEARLESS SUMMER brings Charlotte home to Chincoteague. Seeing the facility that launches…