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Ghostly American Christmas Romance–Beth Trissel

Fascinated by ghosts, who me?Well, a bit, I confess.  Thus the reason they appear here and there in various of my books.  A standout ghost stars in  my vintage American Christmas Romance Somewhere the Bells Ring. The ghosts in my stories … Continue reading

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Christmas in the Trenches

One of my all time favorite musicians  is the vastly talented, mufti-faceted folk singer John McCutcheon.  I’ve attended John’s performances when he’s in the Shenandoah Valley ever since my children were small and he had brown hair.  🙂  My older … 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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My Vintage American Christmas Ghost Story Romance

The year is 1968, think hippies, the cultural revolution and Americans divided into two diametrically opposed camps.  Those who were freaky and those who were square.  I’m glad to say I ranked among the former at the grand age of … Continue reading

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My New Ghost Story/Vintage American Christmas Romance~

Woot!  I’m excited to announce that the latest in my ‘Somewhere’ series is coming out from The Wild Rose Press on November 9th!  I spent the bulk of last winter writing this Vintage American ghost story romance. You know, the … Continue reading

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My New Cover for Somewhere the Bells Ring!

Lovely cover by the talented artist Tamra Westberry. SOMEWHERE THE BELLS RING is book three in my ‘Somewhere’ series with a Christmas theme.   Set in the old family homeplace where my father was born and raised, a beautiful plantation home … Continue reading

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Downton Abbey

After a bout of illness forced me to languish on the couch for several days, I was delighted to discover Netflix, God bless ’em, had added the  first series of  Masterpiece Theater‘s Downton Abbey to their instant queue.   And, Glory Hallelujah, … Continue reading

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