On My Bookshelf

Confessions on the 7:45

"Twisted, tortured, a tantalizing delight for those who love domestic thrillers." A chance encounter that unravels a stunning web of lies and deceit.  Be careful to whom you tell your darkest secrets… Selena Murphy is commuting home from her...

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The Book of Hidden Wonders

"Beautiful. Haunting. Deceptively deep with a hint of whimsical. This debut is pure magic!"A charming, deeply imaginative debut novel about a young girl who is immortalized in her father’s illustrated books containing clues to their family secrets....

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Wrong Alibi

“A wild and thrilling journey into Alaska that leaves you breathless.” WRONG JOBEighteen-year-old Evelyn Jones lands a job in small-town Alaska, working for a man in his isolated mountain home. But her bright hopes for the future are shattered when...

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Books I’ve Enjoyed:

Dear Wife

Who wants a new book hangover? Dear Wife by Kimberly Belle. This is the book hangover selection of...

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Notes from me to you

Writers Helping Writers with prizes

This time of year, there’s always a lot going on and stress can creep in as we rush to prepare for the upcoming holiday. So, to help focus on the good things and celebrate this terrific writing community we’re all part of, I’ve teamed up with Becca & Angela at...

An Honest Letter to the Scared Author

To you, the writer who is hiding behind the screen, playing with a manuscript you’ve worked for years on. You, the one who joins every group they can find on publishing and writing and being an author. You, the one who really wants to write but is too scared to. I'm...

50 Marketing Tips to help with book promo

We write, we edit, we revise (and revise, revise and revise) and when it's finally time to publish the book we've spent so much time writing (whether via a publisher or on your own) we begin to panic. Why? Marketing! With the ever changing landscape of social media,...

About My Annual Christmas Cards…

Christmas cards. I love to send them. I love to receive them. Don't you? Every year for the past four or five years I've been sending Christmas cards out and every year as the season approaches I get excited as I select a graphic and think about the message on the...

The Perfect Category Strategy

Just how important are categories when you are about to publish your novel and why does it matter when it comes to focusing on readers? Alex from Kindle Ranker and I just had this discussion. I'll be honest - when it comes to the numbers aspect (ie...the right...

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