Category Archives: California

Coyote Wells Mystery series delivers for fans of the genre

Murder with a side of chocolate. The 2nd book, Shadow Canyon, keeps readers coming back to Coyote Wells. Look for it February 27th Exhausted after the Sun Bringer Festival, Gemma Channing and her ex, Lando Bonner, are hanging out at the … Continue reading

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once upon a time…

Once upon a time a group of people fought one huge land developer and won. Back in 1988, artists, politicians, and environmentalists—concerned that the big developer kept carving out more and more  of the beautiful canyon walls surrounding Laguna Beach … Continue reading

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while Ventura & LA counties burn…

The Santa Monica Mountains average a deadly wildfire every 8 years. Since approximately 1939 there have been 10 deadly wildfires that have popped up in this one area. Fire corridors exist and have for decades, especially during the Santa Ana … Continue reading

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keep the door open to long distance friends

The holidays are a perfect time to take inventory of those long-distance friendships you’ve cultivated over the years. You may not see them as often as you’d like to sit down for a cup of coffee or go out for … Continue reading

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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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