Home for the Holidays: a Christmas short story

Missing the Montana McKennas? Find out what happens on the ranch after Chaz and Liz’s marriage. Can Hank overcome a broken heart? Can Ashleigh survive the results of her bad judgement and make a home with her father’s new in-laws? “They were all one big family, after Read More...

Spring cleaning—to toss or keep? That is the question.

My non-writing goal for 2018 is to clean out each drawer and closet in my house. Ambitious, I know. Starting the project this weekend, I sorted through stuff in a small drawer by my bed. There I found an audio diskette entitled “In-Depth Look at the Contemporary Market” from Read More...

Outlander on Starz 1968 brings back memories

Season 3 of Outlander picks up with Jamie and Claire separated by continents and centuries. I’ve especially enjoyed the scenes with Claire and Brianna in 1968. Why? Because that’s the year I graduated from high school. And yes, we dressed like that. We had big hair or Read More...

Ross Poldark or Jamie Fraser?

I’m watching both series now. Outlander is currently running on STARZ on Sunday nights, and so is the PBS series Poldark. Both heroes are hunks. I’m sure that’s not the most current word to describe a handsome, sexy man, but – hey – I’m old school. To me they are BOTH Read More...

Coming Home: The Winchesters of Legend

Amazon Kindle | Amazon UK | iBooks | Kobo | Smashwords | B&N Nook MORE DIGITAL BUY LINKS Coming Home: The Winchesters of Legend is a collection of five big love stories set in a small town. Welcome to Legend, Tennessee, a heartwarming fictitious town nestled near the Read More...

I’m a writer

At my volunteer gig yesterday, I was talking to another volunteer about piano lessons. She gave me advice, and then said to demonstrate her qualifications for that advice—I’m a musician. Wait a minute. I’m a writer—a technical writer by day and a romance writer by night. Read More...

Grab your pre-order of Nom de Plume today!

When the dream of happily-ever-after is shattered, sometimes another door opens. The reviews from my street team readers are starting to come in, and they are positive! Whew! As an author, I breathe a sigh of relief. When you create a story, it’s often hard to see it Read More...

Spring cleaning and finishing a novel

After I write “the end” on the last page of a manuscript and then send it off to my editor, it’s time to do a bit of spring-cleaning—specifically tossing out all my notes from the current book. The third book of my Bluegrass Homecoming series, Nom de Plume, comes out in Read More...

Nom de Plume: Bluegrass Homecoming (book 3)

Amazon Kindle | Amazon UK | B&N Nook | iBooks | Smashwords | Kobo More Digital Buy Links Devoted homemaker and mother C.B Lyons hadn’t known she was living a lie, right up until the moment when she caught her husband cheating. Betrayed and then divorced, with her Read More...

Good people find their way to Alley Cat Advocates

Good people are everywhere. I’m reminded of the fact every time I volunteer for Alley Cat Advocates. Several years ago, I lost my volunteer opportunity when a therapeutic riding facility closed. I’d volunteered at lessons there for five years. Looking around for another Read More...