July 9, 2019

I'm breaking that limited-use-of-exclamation-points rule to share that my first book is on sale for a limited time!!!!

PS: !!!!

Pick up the award-nominated start of the series at a great price. But hurry! This deal will be gone soon. 

Amazon: https://amzn.to/2LOGyGd


January 31, 2019

I'm so pleased to share that As Directed, the third book in the Maggie O'Malley Mystery Series, is available for pre-order. 

Read the book that best-seller Liv Constantine called "A gripping tale of malice and deceit." Order your copy today! 





November 2, 2018

Oooooof! It's been a good long while since I've posted here, but I've been working on new ways to connect.

First, I've begun posting (semi-regularly and sorta-occasionally) on two wonderful author blogs: Mysteristas and Chicks on the Case. 

I post on Mysteristas the...

June 4, 2018

My Great Escapes Virtual Book Tour is a wrap!

I had a wonderful time guest-blogging and being interviewed by wonderful book bloggers across the web. (Thanks to all who hosted me!) 

Here's a link to the complete tour : 


June 4, 2018

Did I tell you about the time John Grisham complimented my writing?

That’s a phrase I like to sneak into conversations.

And not just because it sounds kind of awesome. I talk about it because it answers a question I often get about subject matter expertise.

Whenever I go...

June 4, 2018

There are many writing axioms.

“Write what you know.”

“Write hot, edit cold.”

“All writing is autobiographical.”

They’re all interesting and quote-worthy, but it’s the latter that always catches my attention.

One of the most common questions I’m asked is, “How much of this...

May 26, 2018

I was on a writing high when I began 39 Winks, the second book in the Maggie O’Malley mystery series. Protocol, my debut novel, had been well received, and I made outlines, created character portraits and squirreled away office supplies as I prepared for a repeat perfo...

April 21, 2018

Know what's better than being nominated for an Agatha Award? Getting to know my fellow nominees. 

Since our nomination for best debut mystery, my fellow noms (whom I call my sister-authors) and I have made the rounds on various and sundry book blogs. This opportunity no...

April 3, 2018

The early bird gets the...book. Or maybe it's the early bookworm? 

In either case, early birds (and bookworms) can now pre-order 39 Winks, the next book in the Maggie O'Malley Mystery Series. 

Amazon? Of course. Barnes & Noble? Naturally. iTunes and Kobo? I gotcha. Use t...

March 5, 2018

The cover for the next book in the Maggie O'Malley mystery series is here, and I couldn't be more excited. I mean, just look at this beauty!

And as thrilled as I am about the cover, I'm even more excited about the book. 

39 Winks picks up in the aftermath of the events a...

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