#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: 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 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

Turn It Over: Back Cover Art
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I am fortunate. I’ve had the pleasure of working with two amazing graphic artists in the years I’ve been publishing my stories. A ton of work goes into the front covers because in this digital age of ours, that’s what gets seen. … Read More

#SunkissedRoadTrip: The Sun Shines Bright…
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  This week, I welcome the Sunkissed book and all of you gentle readers to Lawrenceburg, a little slice of nowhere in the middle of Kentucky’s somewheres!   Kentucky is often called the Bluegrass State, and the Central Kentucky region … Read More

Chatting with the Chicks of Chick Lit
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Ha-ha ha-ha…Welcome, welcome everyone, to Chatting With the Chicks of Chick Lit. I’m your host, Chuck Lottateeth,  and I am so thrilled to be able to introduce you to some of the most fascinating characters in literature today. I’m talking … Read More

Uncovering Undeceived
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    Join me at Austenesque Reviews on January 18th, 2016 for the cover reveal of Undeceived: Pride & Prejudice in the Spy Game. I have to tell you all, I am thrilled with this cover! (Zuki is the bomb) It’s stunningly beautiful, and perfectly … Read More

#JaneWithATwist: Mr. Knightley’s Wassail
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First, let’s set the mood, shall we?        “Oh! Mr. Knightley, one moment more; something of consequence — so shocked! Jane and I are both so shocked about the apples!” “What is the matter now?” “To think of … Read More

#JaneWithATwist: Strawberries for Emma
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  “You had better explore to Donwell,” replied Mr. Knightley. “That may be done without horses. Come, and eat my strawberries. They are ripening fast.” – Emma, Chapter 42 In anticipation of the 200th anniversary of the publication of Emma this week (December 25th, … Read More

#JaneWithATwist : Happy Birthday!
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      “The winter of 1775 was a hard one. On 11 November the naturalist Gilbert White saw that the trees around his Hampshire village of Selbourne had lost almost all their leaves. “Trees begin to be naked,” he … Read More

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