A bestseller

Imagine my delight this morning when I discovered my Civil War novel is ranked 20 on an Amazon bestseller list. That bright orange bar proclaiming #20 made my day. Last week during Amazon Prime Days DIVIDED LOYALTIES was specially priced—and I guess that’s what prompted the attention. And the sales. Either way I’m happy to…

Come to the Baltimore Book Festival

This weekend, Nov. 1-3, booklovers will gather at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor to snatch up some new books and book-related stuff and—my favorite part—to see and listen to lots of authors writing lots of great books. The Baltimore Book Festival has become my home in the past few years. Cancel everything! I have to hang with my…

Say hello to LOVE LETTERS & GINGERBREAD

It’s book release day for LOVE LETTERS & GINGERBREAD. Christmas comes early for me as I’m proud to introduce you to LOVE LETTERS & GINGERBREAD, my Christmas novella set in 1831 Annapolis. I first met Patricia and Angela when I wrote DIVIDED LOYALTIES. Maureen and her friends Eliza and Amy were searching the battlefield at…

Get to know us on Facebook

I have joined the most awesome group of writers. We’ve formed a Facebook page, Off the Beaten Path Historical Stories, designed for readers so we can share what we’re writing, researching, studying and reading. And so we can get to know those people we love almost as much as our own family. Our readers. We are…