Category Archives: Book

WE ARE DIFFERENT NOW – Released today!

Just released ! I am re-releasing my book WE ARE DIFFERENT NOW as its second edition after two years of it being unavailable. It is the exact same book with a different cover. The Kindle is up on Amazon right … Continue reading

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JAKE’S WAITING TO MEET YOU

Jake is still anxious to meet you and can’t understand why that feeling isn’t mutual. Afterall, he’s a super nice guy with good looks and a warm personality. Miss Berta adores him from the moment she meets him and Tomi … Continue reading

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Read an excerpt from: JAKE-Whiskey Water & Wildfire

Jake is a handsome free-wheeling firefighter with a Harley. He rides until his clairvoyance tells him he has arrived where he’s supposed to be. This time he is drawn to a wildfire like a moth to a flame where he … Continue reading

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NEW DIRECTION

  This morning it suddenly occurred to me that I have neglected my blog far too long. I’ve been totally engrossed in my work in progress that is taking me in a totally new direction. When I’m seriously writing, I … Continue reading

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SNOWBOUND vs. QUARANTINED – Author J. L. Greger

My guest author today, J. L. Greger,  is a fellow member of the Public Safety Writers Association and also a  friend and author. She is a triple threat, being a scientist, research administrator and novelist. Her new book The Flu is … Continue reading

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READ AN EXCERPT FROM “SNOW ANGEL”

CHAPTER 4 Max will be going on duty at six o’clock PM. and won’t get off until six o’clock in the morning.  This routine crops up three times a year when each division has one detective on that shift, making … Continue reading

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WHAT I LOVE ABOUT BEING AN AUTHOR

The thing I love most about being an author is not the long hours we have to spend at the computer writing/rewriting/editing. It isn’t the marketing we must do constantly or the months it takes from the time a publisher … Continue reading

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SNOW ANGEL IS AVAILABLE NOW!

BREAKING NEWS My newest novel SNOW ANGEL is now available as a paperback on Amazon.com at: https://www.amazon.com/dp/193843644X. The Kindle version is found at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B07CMGWQXL  In this second Detective Max Richards book, he and his sister inherit their mother’s estate and find … Continue reading

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MARIE’S STORY BY COLLEEN BIXLER

IN SICKNESS AND IN HEALTH, TILL DEATH DO US PART My friend of 30+ years, Colleen Bixler,  just released a Kindle book on Amazon.com  called “Marie’s Story”. The subtitle is “My Mother’s Diary of her Journey With My Dad Through … Continue reading

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TO THINE OWN SELF BE TRUE (SHAKESPEARE)

As writers/authors, one of the most difficult lessons we have to learn is to not allow anyone else to change our “voice”. Once you’ve been published and people like your book(s), you pretty much know you can write. Now you … Continue reading

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