Pushing Forward

Well, here we are nine days into the New Year. Many are saying they’ve used their trial subscription  for 2021 and have decided not to renew their enrollment. I can’t say I blame them. What a week. What should have been a peaceful verification of the electoral college votes in Washington D.C. turned into a […]

The New Year is Here

I confess I’m afraid to wish everyone a happy new year. Considering how 2020  unfolded, I’m wondering what 2021 will bring. Despite all the ups and downs of 2020, though, we made it. My family has so far bypassed Covid19. The election, and all the drama, phone calls, and mountains of mail, has passed, even […]

Meeting Nearby Neighbors

* Author’s note:  This is the fifth in a series of posts about the historical portion of my newest release: The Descendant’s Daughter Riding into a wilderness meant anticipating many unknowns. Not only was the weather unfriendly, wild animals shared the forests with natives living nearby. When the main character in my newest release, The […]

The Book is Here!

My newest release, The Descendant’s Daughter, released this week. I’m excited to share the story. Halle Jayne Murphy, the main protagonist, is a newly-turned-thirty young woman who thinks her life is ideal and can’t imagine change. She loves her career. She shares an apartment with her best friend. She’s happy. She has lived an idyllic […]

A New Book with an Old Story

The release of my newest novel, The Descendant’s Daughter, is now waiting on the horizon. While a contemporary story line carries the book, I get excited thinking about the historical theme that originated from my own personal family history. I consider the opportunity to share a fictional re-creation of my great-great-grandfather’s tale a privilege.  I […]