Category Archives: California

a new look at the golden state killer case

Thanks to the late true crime writer Michelle McNamara, most of the world has now heard about the infamous rapist / killer who haunted California from 1976 to 1986. His list of crimes is long and horrific, beginning with 120 … Continue reading

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New series: A Coyote Wells Mystery

As Halloween approaches and with Thanksgiving on the horizon, I’m settling in for a long winter of writing. For starters, I’ve outlined three books for my new series, A Coyote Wells Mystery. First up is Mystic Falls scheduled for release … Continue reading

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summer + nature = redwoods

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Kindle Book Review names Sea Glass Cottage Finalist

Romance is a tough category to write. I’m thrilled that Sea Glass Cottage has been recognized by the Kindle Book Review as a winning story. Thank you to everyone who made this possible. It’s such an honor!! You can only … Continue reading

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Traveling, working, and a broken ankle

In the grand scheme of things it seems the best plans are meant to go sideways. Some even snap, crackle, and pop in the blink of an eye. No one plans for a broken ankle. For that matter, no one … Continue reading

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Could you really go green?

It was not until we saw the picture of the earth, from the moon, that we realized how small and how helpless this planet is – something that we must hold in our arms and care for. ~ Margaret Mead   … Continue reading

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Oh, those crafty mason jars!!

Give me a jar, any kind of jar, and I can rule the world!!   Make scented oil candles for Christmas Store stuff   Make an herb garden! A mason jar wind chime Use them for inexpensive luminaries Got seashells? Display them in jars! … Continue reading

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