Monthly Archives: May 2014

Elissa Takes 5 With Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, it’s one of my favorite days — confab with a friend Sunday, otherwise known as Take 5 with Barbara Jean.  Today I have the honor of sharing with you the wit and wisdom of … Continue reading

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Under the Shade of an Umbrella

Hi there, guys and dolls!  I’ve got some exciting news coming up — DEATH OF A BEAUTY QUEEN (the follow-up to STRANGLED BY SILK) is almost ready!  Patricia Rockwell of Cozy Cat Press, my fantastic publisher has been working hard … Continue reading

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Read Any Good Books Lately?

Hi there, guys and dolls!  This week, I’m sharing more of my reviews I have written about the tales from my Cozy Cat Press authors.  Please enjoy and click on the titles or book images to obtain or learn more … Continue reading

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Just Stepping Out for a Quart of Milk….

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Today, yours truly needed to step out to the market to get a few necessities.  You know — milk, butter, eggs and a few unmentionables that will go unmentioned.  Well, how flabbergasting it was to … Continue reading

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