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Jubilee’s Journey Blog Tour January 2014

I am so honored to have these book bloggers join me in touring Jubilee’s Journey for the month of January! I will be updating the links to their blogs so check back often. You’re also going to want to check back because almost each blog is doing a 2 book giveaway of Jubilee’s Journey (1 eBook […]

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USA TODAY BESTSELLER LIST

Like the New York Times Bestseller List, the USA Today Bestseller List is a place where almost all authors dream of being…someday, we say. Someday.  I am bursting with joy, because today is that someday. I’ve spent most of the week nursing a bad cold and working on a new book that I’ve fallen in […]

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Amazon#1 Family Saga

Cracks in the Sidewalk is now available on Barnes & Noble, iTunes and Kobo…grab a copy and hang on to your heart. This story of a grandmother’s search for her missing grandchildren won the FPA President’s Book Award Gold Medal and took First Place in the Royal Palm Literary Awards. It recently became an Amazon […]

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Christmas in July

Everybody loves Christmas…and what’s not to love? It’s a season that brings out the best in us, makes us feel generous of heart, and…we get presents! I think Christmas can be every day of the year, if you want it to be. So in the spirit of the season, I’m hosting a Christmas in July […]

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The Book You’ve Been Waiting For Is Here!

TODAY IS THE DAY to meet my newest release… WHAT MATTERS MOST is a fun story that will have you chuckling out loud at the antics of Louise and her friends, and sighing with delight when she finally discovers what matters most. Any woman who has ever loved a best friend will want to read this […]

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The Library Club of Mariner Sands

On Thursday, February 21st, I had the pleasure of speaking at a Ladies Tea hosted by the Library Club of Mariner Sands Country Club. It was a wonderful afternoon with yummy little sandwiches and desserts…lots of desserts. I can’t begin to tell you how much fun events like this are. Not only do I get […]

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A Year to Remember

It seems just a few short weeks ago that I wrote a blog article called “The Promise of 2012” and now that year has flown by. Before I start looking forward to 2013, I’d like to take a few minutes and share some of my happiest and saddest moments of 2012. In January I wrote that 2012 […]

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WOW…WHAT A SEPTEMBER

This was definitely a September to Remember! So many wonderful things happened in September it’s almost hard to know where to start…but I’ll start by saying it’s my birthday month and with so many readers adding Spare Change to their TBR list, Bent Pine Publishing decided to help me celebrate by giving those readers not one, but two FREE days of […]

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READER VIEWS AWARDS

I am thrilled beyond words at having won three different awards in the 2011 Reader Views Literary Competition so I’d like to share a bit about Reader Views, explain how the competition.is structured, and provide a link so that you can browse the list of winners in other categories and hopefully discover some wonderful books by authors […]

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SPARE CHANGE…an interview with the boy

Q:  Who are you? A:   My name’s Ethan Allen Doyle, I’m an eleven-year old kid and I ain’t the hero of this story, but I got more troubles than any ten heroes ought to have. I suppose you could say Grandma Olivia is the hero, but it sure didn’t start out that way. Matter of fact, Grandma […]

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THE GIFT OF YEARS

In our family Christmas starts early, sometimes as early as January, but always before woolen sweaters are pulled from drawers. We buy gifts to tuck away in closets, sew stockings, embroider names and create clever little plots to send some poor unsuspecting guest on a treasure hunt for his or her present. On more than […]

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PRESIDENT’S BOOK AWARDS GOLD MEDAL

Reprinted from Bent Pine Publishing Sarasota, Saturday, November 5, 2011:  At the Florida Publishers Conference, Chris Angerman, President of the Association announced that Bette Lee Crosby’s novel “Cracks in the Sidewalk” was the winner of the 2011 President’s Book Award for Adult Fiction. She was presented with an award certificate and Gold Medal commemorating the […]

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IT’S A DOG’S LIFE…by Katie

A lot of bad things can happen in a dog’s life…I know, ’cause some of those things happened to me.  I guess I have always been what people call dog, because the first I remember of life is being in a box with three brothers and Dog Mom. Dog Mom let us suck on her spouts so we got warm […]

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IN THE NEWS …A VISIT WITH THE PORT ST. LUCIE GFWC WOMEN

I was honored to speak at the September meeting of the Port Saint Lucie Women’s Club, a group that is part of the International GFWC (General Federation of Women’s Clubs.) The luncheon meeting was held at the Holiday Inn on Federal Highway. In addition to a wonderful lunch, these lovely ladies listened to my stories of family […]

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A Wonderful Saturday At Westside…

Ladies love parties, and there is nothing more fun than an afternoon Tea where we wear our party dresses, fancy hats and best smiles. Such was the case at the Westside Baptist Church Spring Tea held this past Saturday. The theme of the Tea was Reflecting God’s Glory so every table was decorated with mirrored […]

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