Monthly Archives: November 2011

Christmas In Colonial America

George Washington’s Christmas list for his stepchildren in 1758 was ambitious: “A bird on Bellows, A Cuckoo, A turnabout parrot, A Grocers Shop, An Aviary, A Prussian Dragoon, A Man Smoakg, (a man smoking?) 6 Small Books for Children, 1 … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday Snippet From Christmas Romance Somewhere the Bells Ring (#4)

December 1968 Sometimes in life, the people who come before you and the events they undergo determine your fate. It seemed to Eric Burke that his course had been predetermined, his path already laid out for him, but he couldn’t … Continue reading

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Visit The Wild Rose Press–Where Romance Blooms!

The Wild Rose Press.  or ‘the garden,’ as we authors fondly call TWRP, is having special offers and sales during this holiday season.  In case you missed it, my Vintage American Christmas Ghost Story Romance Somewhere the Bells Ring is … Continue reading

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Site of the True First American Thanksgiving

While doing research for the sequel to Enemy of the King (postponed after the idea for Somewhere My Love came to me) my mother and I toured several of the lovely James River plantations.  Two of these, Berkeley and Shirley, … Continue reading

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Garden Gourmet–Recipes from The Wild Rose Press

‘A holiday gift just for you! You can now download our free holiday cookbook. thank you to all the authors and staff who contributed recipes to make another Wild Rose Press holiday tradition possible. Main store link: Wilder Store Link: … Continue reading

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Excerpt from Ghostly Christmas Romance Somewhere the Bells Ring

The Shenandoah Valley, December 1968 Still muttering, Ella grabbed the mop in the corner and stumped over in faded house shoes and support hose to attack the puddle spreading on the linoleum beyond the small braided rug where Bailey stood. … Continue reading

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Follow the White Rabbit With Time Travel Romance Somewhere My Lass

Yep, they tumbled down the rabbit hole. Excerpt from Somewhere My Lass:  An angry howl shattered the quiet night. Mora startled, and Neil’s racing heart pounded even harder. “Damn.” Fergus jumped. “Cripes! He’s here. Even if he stole a car, … Continue reading

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Why Join Triberr?

Termed ‘One Giant Leap for Bloggers.’ Joining Triberr (I’m in three tribes now) may seem like the ultimate nerdy thing to do, at least according to my  daughters and most everyone else in my immediate circle who poke fun at … Continue reading

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Sweet Saturday Snippet from Christmas Ghost Story Romance Somewhere the Bells Ring

Somewhere the Bells Ring was released this week on Wednesday, Nov. 9th. The story opens with a quote from The Bells by Edgar Allan Poe “Hear the sledges with the bells— Silver bells! What a world of merriment their melody … Continue reading

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The Story Behind My Christmas Ghost Story Romance

Somewhere the Bells Ring is book three in my ‘Somewhere’ series with a Christmas theme.  The common thread in the series is that the story opens in one place, so far an old Virginia home, then transports the reader ‘Somewhere … Continue reading

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