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Spare Change…Turning 100

It’s celebration time…Spare Change now has over One Hundred 5 STAR Reviews on Amazon. And that’s not where the story ends…almost 80% of the Goodreads Reviewers who have rate the book gave it either four or five stars. To celebrate this monumental event, I’d like to share the 100th review with you. It was published […]

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Great Book, Fabulous Price!

Good news…the Amazon #1 Bestselling Historical Mystery SPARE CHANGE is now on sale for just 99 cents…but it is for two days only – Wednesday, January 9th and Thursday January 10th, so if you haven’t already read this book, grab it quick! With 174 Amazon reviews it currently has a 4.5 rating. To jump over […]

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MEET THE CORAL GABLES GALS

Okay, it’s always special when I can get together  with Book Clubs for a discussion of one of my books…but this group was beyond special…I was blown away by the energy, enthusiasm, and community involvement of this group. So without further ado, meet the gals from the Coral Gables Women’s Club Book Group… In Addition […]

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BOOK LAUNCH PARTY

Glad to have you join me for the launch of The Twelfth Child… From May 21st until May 31st there will be a prize given out every day …and then on June 1st, there will be a drawing for the Grand Prize of a $25. Amazon gift Card. A Winner will be announced right here on […]

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SPARE CHANGE

SPARE CHANGE – BOOK CLUB DISCUSSION QUESTIONS The novel Spare Change addresses a number of issues and covers a time span of over fifty years, which of the following would you consider this book – Historical Fiction, Murder Mystery, Women’s Fiction or Inspirational Fiction? The story takes place in the first half of the twentieth […]

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MOM’S DAY GIVEAWAY

LET’S CELEBRATE MOMS… they’re special…they make magic happen, perform Herculean tasks amd blossom into the heroines that stories are written about. Both Spare Change and Cracks in the Sidewalk are stories of women who understood the meaning of being a mom…do you? Whether you’re a mom or someone who wants to celebrate a special mom,  leave a […]

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CHOCK FULL OF FUN!

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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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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IT’S A GOOD DAY…

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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FABULOUS FUN

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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Hot Off The Press

SPARE CHANGE is now in the top ten on Goodreads Listopedia list of “Best Unknown Books” – Of course my goal is make it “known” so friends, fans and fellow writers,  if you’re a member of Goodreads, please swing by and vote for it – here’s the link http://bit.ly/zeit7A

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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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Taking Time for Talk Radio

On Tuesday, December 27th, I had the pleasure of being the featured guest on the WAXE 1370AM talk show “Sabrina UnScripted” and a good time was had by all. Both Sabrina and her producer were wonderful to work with and since she is also an author, we had plenty to talk about. We shared helpful hints […]

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Spare Change

Goodreads Review Kelly A                    rated it                  Shelves:                                     nook-color-books I had no idea what to expect from this book when I received an early release ebook edition. I was definitely pleasantly surprised, and thoroughly enjoyed the story. It was very heart warming and I am so glad that I read it. I look forward to […]

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Spare Change

Goodreads Review Jackie Lane                    rated it        I finished this book last night.  I had an ARC and I did a buddy read on this book.  Since I had no idea what I was reading, it was a pleasant surprise when I sat down to read it.  I definitely enjoyed this book. It is the story […]

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Spare Change

Goodreads Review Alle Wells                    rated it        Eleven-year-old Ethan Allen was the last thing Olivia wanted to find at her door. She had never wanted a bunch of children that clung to her like bananas on a stalk. To Olivia, eleven was an unlucky number to be avoided at all cost. Recently wedded and widowed, Olivia […]

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