Monthly Archives: September 2011

Praise for Time Travel Romance Somewhere My Lass

This review for Somewhere My Lass is from Melissa at 1000+Books to Read. Neil arrives home to find his housekeeper dead at the bottom of his staircase and a young woman passed out at the top of his staircase. Upon … Continue reading

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Double Finalist in the EPIC Book Awards!

Woot!  I’m delighted to announce my double EPPIE finals with my Native American historical romance novel Red Bird’s Song and my nonfiction book about country life Shenandoah Watercolors. For the complete list of finalists visit: http://www.epicorg.com/index.php

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Sweet Saturday Sample from NA Historical Romance Red Bird’s Song (#2)

Hello all.  I’m sharing another sample from Red Bird’s Song, an adventurous Native American historical romance novel with a Last of the Mohicans flavor. This excerpt is from the heroine, Charity’s, point of view and I would rate it PG, … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday Sample from Light Paranormal Romance Somewhere My Love (#3)

I would rate this sample PG.~ “A riveting blend of romance and intrigue with light paranormal tones that grab hold of you on page one and won’t let you go.” ~Reviewed by Jenni @ Romancing the Book Lord, give him … Continue reading

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Price Slashed On Murder Mystery/Ghost Story Romance Somewhere My Love!

For the next two weeks, light paranormal romance Somewhere My Love will be on sale for .99 at Amazon Kindle, The Wild Rose Press, All Romance Ebooks, Fictionwise….  After that, the price will remain at 2.99. Star-crossed lovers, flashbacks to early 18th … Continue reading

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Old Time Cures

Herbal Cures From The Shenandoah Valley These cures are recorded in Shenandoah Voices by late Shenandoah Valley historian and author John Heatwole.  I knew John and much admired him.  He’s left a wealth of information behind in his books. For a sprained ankle take … Continue reading

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Scenic, Historic Virginia

Not only have I lived in the Old Dominion for most of my life, but also several previous centuries in the sense that my ancestors were among the earliest settlers of the Shenandoah Valley (1730’s/1740’s). Chapel Hill, circa 1816, the Churchman family home place … Continue reading

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“Liberty cannot be preserved without general knowledge among the people.”~ John Adams

Today is the ten-year anniversary of 9/11, an unspeakably terrible day in America’s history.  And ever with us now after this shattering death of innocence, the fear of some new, yet unnamed  horror.  Almighty God forbid.  Our prayers  rise to … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday Sample From Murder Mystery Ghost Story Somewhere My Love (#2)

I would rate the overall story PG13 but these excerpts are PG. “As I read Somewhere My Love, I recalled the feelings I experienced the first time I read Daphne DuMaurier’s Rebecca long ago. Using deliciously eerie elements similar to that … Continue reading

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More About My New Historical Romance

If you like a good historical romance and aren’t set on its being ‘hot! hot! hot!’ (I do NOT write erotica) you might enjoy my new release, Into the Lion’s Heart. Set in 1789 England, the story opens with the … Continue reading

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