Christmas in July

  It’s “Christmas in July” and I’m in the mood for snow!     Not because it’s 31 Celsius outside, but because I’m writing a new novel, a holiday romance with all the trimmings. Complete with a picturesque village, an old stone cottage, and two...

Bermuda Short

    “Bermuda Short”   A free read from my collection of mystery shorts:  Revenge With A Twist   Carolann Gravelle flew to Bermuda two days after Alex and his new bride…   Had it been any other Tuesday, she would have been at...

Dame Agatha’s Life in Devon

  This article first appeared in the book pages of The Ottawa Citizen…since then there have been dozens of films made, books written and visits taken to Agatha Christie’s beloved Greenway. And hopefully, I will be one of their number when we return to...

The Boy She Left Behind

  The choice was hers. To follow her dream or stay home and live his.   THE BOY SHE LEFT BEHIND   Last spring Susan and I were asked by Seattle-based author Sierra Hill if we’d like to be part of The All-American Boy Series. Fifteen stand-alone...

Picture Perfect!

  It’s an oft-used cliché, but sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words. And finding an image that supports both the book’s title and its story line, is magic. And part of an indie author’s remit. Take Making Up is Hard to Do. It started life as a...