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I’m Happy to Host Author Jerome Charyn

Jerome, a master of lyrical farce and literary ventriloquism, published his first novel in 1964. A columnist…

My Visit to Eliza Jumel’s Mansion to Research my Book–I Made Eliza’s Ghost Laugh!

Those of you who have seen the play Hamilton are now familiar with Aaron Burr’s last…

Meet Award-Winning Author Mary Anne Yarde and Read About The Du Lac Chronicles

I always enjoy hosting Mary Anne–she’s written The Du Lac Chronicles, set a generation after the…

New Year Special: FOR THE LOVE OF HAWTHORNE On Sale for Kindle at $0.57

Happy New Year, readers! Wishing you a year of marvelous books! A snippet from my biographical…

An Old Italian Holiday Recipe–Honey Balls–and an Old New York Romance

Can an Italian sweatshop worker and an Irish cop fall in love on Manhattan’s Lower East…

Romantic Historical Thriller SHARING HAMILTON is Free for Kindle This Week

SHARING HAMILTON, my romantic thriller co-authored with popular British mystery novelist Brian Porter, is free for…

THE END OF CAMELOT, My Historical Romance Set Around the Assassination of President Kennedy–55 Years Ago November 22

The End of Camelot by Diana Rubino November 22, 1963, a day that changed America forever.…

A Teaser From ELIZA JUMEL BURR, VICE QUEEN OF AMERICA

ELIZA JUMEL BURR, VICE QUEEN OF AMERICA Abandoned at childhood, Betsy Bowen finds out she’s George…

For Halloween, Book Quote Wednesday’s Word is FRIGHT

For Book Quote Wednesday, the word is FRIGHT. From ONEY, MY ESCAPE FROM SLAVERY:“Ona, you are in…

The 13: TALES OF MACABRE by Stephanie Ayers

The 13: Tales of Macabre- Killer watermelons, murderous jewelry boxes, centenarian sea whisperers, creatures of myth/legend,…

My Fav Halloween Recipe and Halloween Story

Orb in graveyard at York Village, Maine I do paranormal investigations with a group near where…

My Biographical Romance FOR THE LOVE OF HAWTHORNE is .99 for Kindle This Week

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

Book Quote Wednesday on Twitter, #BookQW

Author Mindy Klasky started Book Quote Wednesday a few years ago, and it’s become very popular.…