Mind if I brag?

Since I’ve been a reporter for the past 40 years, I am usually the person doing the questioning. But recently an online magazine known as Voyage Baltimore asked me questions about my writing life. I’d never heard of them but since I usually like it when people agree to answer my questions, I decided to…

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.…

A talk on travel writing

Before I wrote novels, I was a travel writer. In fact, I always say it was my travel writing that led naturally to writing historical fiction and, more recently, love stories. On Wednesday night, at 7 p.m Eastern time, I’m going to talk about my past life for the South Baltimore writers of the Maryland…