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My most recent novel, Three Blonde Mice, the sequel to Princess Charming, was released in August 2016 from Diversion Books. Set at a farm resort in Connecticut, it features the three best friends from Princess Charming (Elaine, Jackie and Pat) spending a week as agritourists, learning how to milk a cow, make cheese, and forage for wild edibles. They also take cooking classes with a famous farm-to-table chef, along with eight other guests of the resort - only to find that one of the guests is harboring a very deadly grudge against the oblivious chef. To further complicate their “haycation,” Elaine’s erstwhile boyfriend Simon shows up just as she’s hoping to move on with an attractive guest named Jonathan. Ah, romance. Three Blonde Mice is available at AmazonBarnes & Noble and your favorite local independent bookstore.

Also available from Diversion Books are reissued editions of eleven of my backlist novels, including Princess Charming, with pretty new covers. I love them and hope you do too!

Calling All Floridians!

If you live in Palm Beach County or nearby, I’ll be speaking at two libraries in February and signing books. Please come, bring friends and say hello.

Wellington Branch
Tue, Feb 19, 2:00 pm
Preregister Here

Gardens Branch
Tue, Feb 19, 6:30 pm
Preregister Here

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Writers LIVE!, the library’s flagship author event series, returns for another season of bringing the community together with authors and their books. 2019 boasts a line-up of best-selling, critically acclaimed, award-winning authors from a variety of genres, who will discuss their work, chat with you, and sign books. The library has strived to make this a memorable year by providing something for nearly every reader in our area. Browse the booklet and fill your calendar with plenty of literary events!

This series is made possible through the generous support of the Friends of the Palm Beach County Library System, Inc.

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  I know, I know. It’s been forever since I posted here. Forgive me. I kept meaning to, and this post is swiped from the newsletter to subscribers I mailed out recently so it’s sort of cheating, but life continued to get in the way of a real post. The big news is I’m moving. […]

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One Day Left! End-of-Summer Sale Ends September 13th!

There’s still time to take advantage of a great deal. All 11 of my Diversion backlist novels, plus my new book, Three Blonde Mice, are on sale in their ebook editions until tomorrow, 9/13. Marked down from their usual $4.99 price, the novels are $2.99 for just another 24 hours. Not that I’m impartial, but […]

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James Arena, the talented pastry chef at Litchfield County’s Arethusa al tavolo, the scene of my book signing on Saturday, August 6th, not only created a Dark Chocolate Marquise dessert especially for Three Blonde Mice (yes, the recipe is in the book), but he assembled a beautiful display of the dessert for everyone to drool […]

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