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The Importance of Book Reviews and Social Media

on January 11, 2013

As a newbie author I’ve spent a great deal of time trying to figure out how to promote by book.  I’ve participated in a couple of blog hops, did some book signings, and used some social media avenues such as Facebook and Twitter.  In fact, I’ve tweeted until I was blue in the face.  What…

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop

on November 28, 2012

The Next Big Thing Blog Hop with Valerie Clarizio I’d like to start by offering a huge “Thank you!” to Stacey Joy Netzel for tagging me for The Next Big Thing.  I’ve been reading Stacey’s novel, Lost in Italy, and can’t seem to put it down.  I can’t wait for her to finish Run to…

Cookies for Santa – A Romantic Suspense Novella

on November 5, 2012

I’m so excited, my debut novella, Cookies for Santa, was released today by Melange Books.  Following is the book blurb…enjoy: Detective Spinelli’s life is tossed sideways when he is reassigned from the Homicide division to assist in the Child Services division of the Social Services Department for the holiday season.  From the beginning, Spinelli and…


on August 15, 2010

Yes, I know my hair looks crazy but it was windy on the top of Mt Roberts in Juneau Alaska.  I climbed the mountain with my husband in tow…or maybe it was the other way around.