The Smoke in Shadows

Release Date: April 16, 2020 Pre-order now for this sizzling love story between Darius (Three’s favorite Roman general) and Nicola Poppa–the girl who wrote The Judas Horse, a best-selling book about an immortal man who was also a legend… or was he? Nic made one impulsive mistake. She wrote a book about a little-known Roman […]

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COMING SOON

THE SMOKE IN SHADOWS Nic made one impulsive mistake. She wrote a book about a little-known Roman massacre involving a legend known as the Wolf. An immortal man who appeared every fifty years or so to lead the armies of Rome. It wasn’t her fault the book shot to the top of the New York […]

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Pollo Alle Melograne–Chicken with Pomegranates

I’m a big fan of creating atmosphere through the use of description and details–the experts tell you this is “adding context.” Characters don’t just stand around talking in a vacuum–they are someplace. As readers, we want to see, taste, hear, feel that someplace and have a similar emotional experience as our characters. That includes all […]

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Happy Holidays

I am so grateful for You! Wishing you an amazing and abundant holiday season. You are appreciated for your support, you good wishes and encouragement. I am so thrilled that I can share this journey with you. The Smoke in Shadows is still a work in progress. This is Darius’s story, and my goal is […]

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Charles Bukowski-Beat Poet

When I was very young (and this may date me) but I remember sneaking out to go with my much older cousins to a smoky coffee house where retro-poets liked to read their poems. I remember a little round stage. I think it was dark red, as I said, I had to use a fake […]

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Link to BookBub for news and updates

BookBub is a great site for book lovers who like to read reviews of books by favorite authors, write their own reviews, and discover new stories. (Here is a convenient link to my BookBub page.) If you read the way I do-I must run through a book every two days-I am always looking for something […]

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Summer Reading: The Darkness in Dreams

Goodreads Review from Kristine for The Darkness In Dreams: This novel was phenomenal. I won a copy in a giveaway, and I couldn’t be happier. With realistic fun characters, a unique and interesting plot full of suspense, action, surprises, twists, and turns, and a vivid, fluid writing style, I felt like I was right there […]

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