#FindWonders5th Excerpt
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    If you know the story of Persuasion, Jane Austen’s last, and possibly, most elegant and romantic novel, you know that Anne Eliot and Captain Wentworth have a bittersweet history. Did you ever wonder what happened between them before … Read More

#FindWonders5th : Giveaway 3 Winners
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  The winners of the Amazon Giveaway for #FindWonders5th have been announced! Congratulations to Jessica M Deana D   Each of them won a Kindle copy of Find Wonder in All Things. Alas, the party is winding down this week – … Read More

#FindWonders5th : Persuasion Panel
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  Oh, this is going to be a fun post! In preparing for my Find Wonder in All Things 5th bookiversary this month, I contacted other authors of Persuasion-inspired stories and asked them to answer some questions about the beloved … Read More

#FindWonders5th: Setting, Music & Art
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Mountain Laurel Elliot, the main character in Find Wonder in All Things, is an artist—specifically, a potter. My modern version of Anne Eliot lives alone in a cabin in the foothills of Appalachia, without a phone, without a TV, perhaps hiding … Read More

#FindWonders5th: Giveaway Winner 2
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A winner has been randomly chosen in my individual giveaway for the #ChickLitLove Facebook Hop – part of the celebration for #FindWonders5th. Congratulations to   Nancy B   Nancy has been contacted by email, and will receive these items: tea … Read More

#ChickLitLove Facebook Hop
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    Join 50 chick lit and romantic comedy authors in celebrating friendship and romance in the #ChickLitLove Hop on Facebook. We’ll honor Galentine’s Day on February 13 and Valentine’s Day on February 14 with giveaways, freebies, and entries for … Read More

#FindWonders5th: Signed Books Winners
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First wave of winners in the month-long book birthday party for Find Wonder in All Things have been chosen. The winners of the signed copies are: Kathryn L (the Rafflecopter giveaway) and Misty L (the Goodreads giveaway) Both winners have … Read More

Wedding at Wailea
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An unpublished outtake to celebrate the 5th Anniversary of Find Wonder in All Things:   “Laurel, dear, are you ready?” Susan called through the bedroom door of James and Laurel’s suite at the Maui Four Seasons resort. “The guys left … Read More

#FindWonders5th: Giveaway 1
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Can you believe it? It’s been five years since the release of my second novel, Find Wonder in All Things. I wrote this Persuasion-inspired novel in modern USA form, and let me tell you, that wasn’t always an easy task! … Read More

The Sound of Silence
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  Scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed several days ago, I came upon a link, shared by a friend, to Simon & Garfunkel singing “The Sound of Silence”. This one is a personal favorite (as are many of Simon & Garfunkel’s songs) … Read More

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