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...

A Sense of Place…

   From a long-ago visit to Meadowbrook Hall to a new Amber & Elliot Mystery!   I recently sent three of my children’s books to relatives in Texas. They have grandchildren living nearby, and others in Michigan, who are just the right age for the...

What’s in a name…?

  When I wrote the following article, in late 2017, Susan and I had already reissued Something’s Fishy at Ash Lake for a new generation of young readers, but The Mad Hacker, book one in the series, remained out-of-print, patiently waiting for an update and...