Short story book coming soon

Life-changing discoveries. Wisdom from a woman in a mirror. A secret experiment gone awry. A character revising their story. Help from unexpected quarters. Lacy is too old to spy on her parents, but she can’t resist, until she learns something which sends her spinning from her hiding place. After disaster hits the continent, Geraldine Foster … Read more

Book Review: In The Time of Butterflies

This novel by Julia Alvarez was a National Endowment for the Arts Big Read selection. From the book blurb: It is November 25, 1960, and three beautiful sisters have been found near their wrecked Jeep at the bottom of a 150-foot cliff on the north coast of the Dominican Republic. The official state newspaper reports … Read more

Perserverence

Book I of my serialized fantasy novel, Golden Threads, is coming to a close, with only a couple of chapters left. It’s been an interesting journey, writing a chapter or two at a time and posting them without doing a major edit. At times, I’ve really wondered if it was a worthwhile endeavor. I have … Read more

Laura meets a fairy

It’s been over two months since I posted a new chapter to Golden Threads. When we last left Laura, she was at a meeting of teenage witches, waiting for the speaker to appear, and hoping the bullies in the group would not do anything bad to her boyfriend, Matthew. The next chapter, Appeasing, has been … Read more

Book Review: As the Heart Bones Break, by Audrey Chin

Audrey Chin rocks in her newest novel, As The Heart Bones Break.*     She beautifully spins the drama of one man’s life, from his childhood in Vietnam during the war to late middle-age as a world-traveled business and family man, into a fascinating tale of personal growth, intrigue, love, and loss, while at the same … Read more