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September 5, 2019

I just realized it's been way too long since I've written a blog post!  I'd love to have an excuse...I mean, a valid one.  Alas, I can't blame it all on the hurricane.  For those who don't know, we live on the east coast of central Florida so we had a big scare of hurr...

June 25, 2019

Yes, the title is a little play-on-words with our cozy mystery book titles.  All three of those things, however, relate to my life at the moment.  First of all, we've had a round of bronchitis (to the extreme) going around the household with three of the four kids and...

June 16, 2019

Today being Father's Day, I thought I'd share some thoughts on my father and the father characters in my books.  I grew up a daddy's girl, and the fact that he is my stepfather (who officially adopted me) indicates that he's something special.  Keith, my husband, is in...

June 10, 2018

Two of my all-time favorite things:  coffee and books.  If you've read any of my stories, you know that coffee shows up in every one of them.  I took my coffee inspiration to a whole new level with our cozy mystery series.  From the title to the main character's obviou...

March 18, 2018

Yesterday, my husband and I went to Femme Fatale Arms and Training (the store mentioned in the first Charlotte Ritter mystery book) for an Intro to Firearms/Concealed Carry class.  We spent a few hours in the classroom learning about gun safety, gun laws, how guns work...

February 14, 2018

I like to think that I'm not a mushy romantic, but I'm often forced to admit that simply isn't true.  I'm a hopeless romantic if ever there was one.  Writing romance is a challenge for me because I feel like I have a different perspective on what constitutes romance co...

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