A 21st century friend—social media

On the eighth day of Christmas… Instead of counting the official twelve days of Christmas, I’m counting down the twelve days before Christmas to offer my gratitude for the people and things that make the writing life possible for me. Today it’s social media. In truth, in many ways, I don’t like Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, blogs, and…

Now available in Berlin, Md.

My first paperback copies of THE LAST GIFT have arrived at The Greyhound, an indie bookstore in Berlin, Md. At the owner’s request, I’ve signed them all. The Greyhound has been a good friend to my books. All of them are on the shelves there. I’ve launched two of my books there—and will launch my…

THE LAST GIFT now in paperback

I’m thrilled to announce that my latest PG-rated modern love story, THE LAST GIFT, is now available in paperback. THE LAST GIFT was inspired by my very real vacation on a sailing ship that cruised the Dalmatian Coast. That is, I learned, the mountainous region of Croatia and Montenegro, an ancient land brimming with romance.…

LOVE IN THE MIX: romance and food

I am thrilled to be among the romance writers who offered recipes and tories for this cookbook, LOVE IN THE MIX, but I’m proud to have one of my family’s favorite Sunday dinner recipes included—along with the likes of Kristan Higgins, Beverly Jenkins, Susan Wiggs…so many of my favorite authors. I just read Piper Huguley’s…