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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…

Meet Voice Actor/Narrator/Storyteller Nina Price–And How She Discovered Audio Books

Nina has narrated several of my books, and is working on more, my romantic comedy time…

TO LOVE A KING, My First Historical Re-Released

Happy 2020, readers & fellow authors! TO LOVE A KING is my 20th published book, but…

A Tradition of Christmas Past, Spaghetti Aglio e Olio Recipe, and My Italian Heroine, Based on my Great Grandmother

My great grandmother (Grandma to everyone) was the matriarch of the family, the mother of my…

New Release–TO LOVE A KING–Henry VIII, that is…Book Two of the Yorkist Saga

My newest title, TO LOVE A KING, is now on sale. It’s Book Two of the…

Halloween Reading: 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 Award-Winning Historical Novelist Anne Easter Smith & Read About Her New Ricardian Title THIS SON OF YORK

About Anne My friend and award-winning historical novelist Anne Easter Smith is a native of England,…

My Halloween Story and Favorite Halloween Recipe

My Halloween Story and Favorite Halloween Recipe Old Schoolhouse, York Village, Maine–With Its Many Orbs I…

My New York Saga is Now on Audio–Quotes, Songs from Those Days, and the Dream Cast

My New York Saga is now on audio with the expressive voice of Nina Price. Here…

My Italian Vampire Romance A BLOODY GOOD CRUISE is on Tour This Week!

A BLOODY GOOD CRUISE is touring with Audio Bookworm Promotions this week–every day, different bloggers feature an…

Meet Maxine Douglas and Read About Elizabeth, Widows of Blessings Valley, Book 1 of American Western Historical Romance Series

About MaxineMaxine writes in many genres and has found a love for the western historical romance.…