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The Blogger Salute: Creative Idea and a Review

I’d like to thank Let’s Book It for reviewing Spare Change. It’s wonderful book bloggers that get the word out about books and share their love of reading. I hope it inspires others to read and talk about books.           I love hearing about creative ways people share their love of […]

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The Blogger Salute: Spare Change and Jubilee’s Journey

To see all The Blogger Salute posts click on the button in the sidebar. Today I’d like to thank… all the book bloggers who posted reviews about Jubilee’s Journey and everyone who shared news about the book. November is the holiday where we celebrate giving thanks. It was also the official release of Jubilee’s Journey […]

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Moving can be hard work…

And exciting! In December I’m going to move to my own brand-new, shiny, official website. There will be lots of improvements and exciting things I can do with events, giveaways, and more! While I’m busy getting packed up the blog might be glitchy so I’m going to ask one thing of you… PLEASE sign up […]

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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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As A Special Thank You

…to my new followers and those who may not have already read Spare Change, Bent Pine Publishing is doing this once-a-year sale on the book that has won five Literary Awards and become a Bestselling Reader Favorite. Grab it now, because book 2 in the Wyattsville Series is waiting in the wings. Enjoy!

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Drum Roll Please…

INTRODUCING JUBILEE’S JOURNEY, BOOK TWO IN THE WYATTSVILLE SERIES Jubilee’s Journey is scheduled for release in October 2013. The Wyattsville series started with Spare Change, but it wasn’t meant to be a series. Spare Change was written as a stand alone book…but somewhere along the line I fell in love with Ethan Allen and Olivia, so much […]

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Jubilee Jones

This October the second book in the Wyattsville series is scheduled for publication. Spare Change, the first book in this series won a lot of hearts when Ethan Allen Doyle stepped into the picture. Now he’s reaching out to help a little girl in trouble. Here’s a brief excerpt from the fifth chapter…enjoy it and stop […]

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My Little Man is a Hero!

I am thrilled and delighted to announce that in the e-Festival of Words Competition, eleven year old Ethan Allen Doyle is a finalist for Best Hero in a Book. For those who haven’t yet read “Spare Change” – Ethan Allen is a spunky kid with a dead mama, a dead daddy and a killer on […]

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A special event for Friends & Followers

A SUPER SPECIAL 50% OFF SALE! This event is a giant thank you for all of my loyal Friends and Followers… Spare Change, the novel that is winning hearts like crazy is having a Fan Appreciation Sale and for five wonderful days it can be downloaded to your Kindle for just $2.99!  Yep, that’s 50% off of the […]

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At The Ultimate Book Club on Goodreads Spare Change was voted July Book of the Month along with Defending Jacob, a current best-seller. Members of the group can read either or both of the books and join in the discussion threads. I have found many wonderful new books this way – two such books are The Night Circus […]

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I find very few things that are more fun than getting together with other book-lovers and talking about…what else…books! This past week was just chock full of such fun and here’s why… On Tuesday, the local book club I belong to had their meeting and we discussed last month’s read – Little Princes, One Man’s […]

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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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Well friends and fans, since you’ve already met Ethan Allen Doyle, the lad in Spare Change, I thought you’d like to meet some of the other characters and get to know a bit about them. Today I’ll be interviewing Olivia Ann Westerly, the protagonist of the story. Olivia is a woman who at a young […]

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Books to authors are like children to mothers–we fret over having every last thought in place, every emotion captured perfectly, every character truly as likable or dislikable as they were intended to be. And just as a mother cheers when her child is given accolades, we cheer when our books receive awards…so please forgive me while I stand […]

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For the past week, the Goodreads Ladies & Literature Group had been running a “Caption the Photo” contest to introduce my latest novel Spare Change to the ladies of the group. Oh what fun we had! The photo to be captioned was the one shown here and the captions were off the wall – actually […]

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Had to share this with my readers – a Goodreads contest that’s fun and easy. Here’s the link http://bit.ly/AlJsR0 This contest is in the Ladies and Literature Group. They have a ‘Caption the Photo’ contest going with…what else…my books as the prizes. And, there are 3 prizes up for grabs. By some coincidence, the photo to be […]

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