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Meet Author and Historian Harlow Giles Unger and Read About THE LAST FOUNDING FATHER, His Biography of James Monroe

  About Harlow I met Harlow in a Facebook book promotion group, and am becoming a…

Meet Sue Wright and Read About PEACEMAKER’S DREAM: THE TRUE FIRST LADY OF AMERICA–Pocahontas

 About Sue Sue is a Psychologist by profession, and was the founder of the first online…

Meet Prolific Award-Winning Author Ken Farmer & Read About THE POND, Book 3 of the Three Creeks Mystery Series

I met Ken when I joined his Facebook group Writers Roundup. Read about Ken’s amazing life…

Read About Prolific Author Ken Farmer’s Novel RED HILL ROAD, Book 2 of the Three Creeks Series

Ken didn’t write his first full novel until he was sixty-nine years of age. He often…

Meet Award-Winning Author Ken Farmer, Who Proved It’s Never Too Late

I met Ken when I joined his Facebook group Writers Roundup. Read about Ken’s amazing life…

Meet My Friend Alois Lohn, at 87 Still Writing, and Read About His Newest Book

About Al Al was born in 1934 on the outskirts of Cologne Germany and educated in…

A Valentine’s Day Short Story: Cupid’s Beau by Alicia Dean

Alicia is a fellow Wild Rose Press author, and she’s been my blog guest many times.…

Meet Lara MacGregor and Read Her Inspiring Short Stories

Lara was my first editor when I began publishing with The Wild Rose Press. An extremely…

Meet Monique DeVere and Read About Her Married Second Chance Romance MATT’S PREGNANT RUNAWAY WIFE

When an award-winning pastry chef marries a Sicilian-born restaurateur in a whirlwind romance she thinks she…

The Winter Solstice–And A Druid Romance Heroine

  Happy winter solstice! Kylah McKinley, the heroine of my time travel romance thriller DARK BREW…

Meet Alicia Dean and Enter Her Contest to Win an Amazon Gift Card

Alicia has been my guest many times, and for Friday the 13th, she and twelve other authors…

Meet Gwendolyn Whisper Stone, Author of MALICE: THOMAS JEFFERSON’S CONSPIRACY TO DESTROY AARON BURR

I met Gwendolyn through the Aaron Burr Association, which I joined when researching my biographical novel…

Meet Award-Winning Romance Author Marie Lavender and Read About UPON YOUR RETURN, Book One of the Heiresses in Love Series

I’ve known Marie for several years, and am happy to host her again. Her latest release,…

Meet Linda Nightingale, Author of Sci-Fi Romance LIFE FOR SALE, Book 2 of Tomorrow’s Angels

About Linda After 14 years in Texas, Linda returned home to her roots in the South…

Meet My Guest, Best-Selling Author and Dear Friend Brian L. Porter in His Own Words

I’ve known Brian for many years. We collaborated on a historical romantic thriller, Sharing Hamilton, which…

Salem, a Halloween Landmark–and if You’re Fascinated With the Salem Witch Trials…

We all read Hawthorne’s stories and books THE SCARLET LETTER and THE HOUSE OF THE SEVEN…

Meet J.E. Rowney and Read About Her New Book I Can’t Sleep: The gripping psychological thriller that will keep you awake at night

  J.E.’s new title will be released tomorrow. Meet her and read about I CAN’T SLEEP…..…

My Halloween Story, Orb Photos, and Favorite Halloween Pumpkin Cheesecake Recipe

I do paranormal investigations with a group near where I live, and attended my very first…

Meet Kara O’Neal, Author of Western Romance THE SHERIFF’S GIFT, Book Two of Texas Brides of Pike’s Run

My blog guest today is Kara O’Neal, who recently hosted me on her blog. Meet Kara…

Meet Mystery Author Paty Jager, Read About Her New Title and Puzzling out a Murder Mystery

Paty hosted me last week on her blog Ladies of Mystery featuring my historical mysteries. Now, to return…

Meet Marlene Wagman-Geller, Author of Many Biographies of Strong Ladies Who Made a Difference

Marlene and I have something huge in common, she’s been at it a long time, I…

Meet Michael Fiorito and Read About CALL ME GUIDO, His Collection of Stories About Growing Up Italian in Queens, NY

About Mike I am currently an Associate Editor for Mad Swirl Magazine and a regular contributor…

Meet Diana Jackson and Read About MISSING Past and Present, A MYSTERY INSPIRED BY HISTORY

About Diana After six years in the wilderness, (wandering the Fife Coastal Path and finding her…

Meet Alicia Dean and Read About PRECARIOUS: MARTINI CLUB 4 ~ THE 1940s

About Alicia Alicia began writing stories as a child. At age 10, she wrote her first…

Meet Sam Rawlins, Author of YOUNG LINCOLN OF NEW SALEM, in Celebration of Lincoln’s 211th Birthday

I’ve been a huge Lincoln buff since childhood, and it was a joy to write my…