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01/25/15 11:39 pm

Court of the Two Sisters I get inspired by all kinds of things. Sometimes its a song, a ton of times it's a picture and other times, it's a location. That's what happened to me with Just Desserts . I was in New Orleans, walking around at night when I was at RT last year and got inspired. I will say that from looking at all the art on display in Jackson Square, that everyone has the same reaction to the city. There is history everywhere, ghost stories, magic, amazing ...

Cover Reveal for Just Desserts

01/17/15 2:56 pm

So this is what my cover in the Curious Cookbook anthology with RJ Scott, Maire Sexton, Amber Kell, and Amy Lane looks like. The stories will be out one every weekend in April at Dreamspinner Press beginning with RJ's and concluding with mine. There is a paperback as well that will be out once all the stories are released. The amazing Reese Dante has again come through with beautiful covers for all and one for the the anthology. Here are the links to the wonderful authors I got to ...


01/11/15 9:52 am

 I'm late and one of my New Year's resolutions was to post more on my blog and already, fail. But...from here on out, every Sunday is my plan. I worry that I won't have exciting things to always share so you all might end up listening to me blather on about Hawaii Five 0 but we'll cross that bridge when we come to it. :)  So I've been under a rock which I'm technically still under (the book is due this Thursday, ask me if I'm done yet?) until later this week when I turn i...

2014 RoundUp - The Year In Reviews at The Novel Approach - And A Giveaway

12/30/14 2:14 pm

Happy New Year, everyone, and many thanks to Mary for giving The Novel Approach the chance to share some of our favorite books with you month after month. Putting our favorites out there January through December isn't nearly as difficult as it is to come to the end of the year and narrow our choices down to just a select few titles out of the hundreds we've read and reviewed throughout the year, but somehow we manage it, and that's what we bring to you today, our Top Reads of 2014. ...

Happy Holidays

12/24/14 12:15 am

Peanut in his Christmas gear As Christmas is upon us I wanted to wish all of you, my extended family, a restful, happy, warm and loving holiday. I hope all your wishes come true. Merry Christmas. :) .