Category Archives: Blogs

Five of my Faves

Hi there, guys and dolls! Well it’s been a week, let me tell you. My girls are so happy to be putting one of life’s tougher chapters behind them. In case you aren’t with us on Facebook (and please do … Continue reading

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Thanks be to you, Lisa!

Hi there, guys and dolls! Today, I’m tooting my own horn a little (now cut that out, it’s not dirty… 😉 ) and share with you what a respected and prolific blogger/reviewer had to say about my Poppy Cove Mysteries. … Continue reading

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Dream a Little Dream with Me

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Golly, a writer’s life (like all others) has many facets. There’s practicalities and logistics, taxes and finances and various other sundries I’d rather not deal with or think about. Lovely, well meaning but nosy people … Continue reading

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Why so Glum, Chum?

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Andrea and Heather are taking over the post once again.  We’re in the final round of edits of book number three in our Poppy Cove Mystery Series.  It’s been a pleasure to write it, and … Continue reading

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Wherever the Story Takes You

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Andrea and Heather here.  We’ve put in some really great days writing, we’re happy to report.  Over the past couple of years, there were so many fits and starts as we were telling our Poppy … Continue reading

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Quick as the Speed of Molasses!

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Andrea and Heather here.  We’re working diligently on book three and happy with the progress.  Layer by layer, a clue here, a nasty deed there, oh, and look — a new spring dress!  Such fun … Continue reading

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Well Barbara Jean, You’ve Gone and Done it Now…

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Earlier this year, I spoke about having new priorities in the bright and shiny new year.  Well, I’m happy to announce that my girls have taken a crucial leap into my world and they’re loving … Continue reading

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David Takes 5 With Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  And here we are again — the last Sunday in the month.  Yowza, if any of you figure out where exactly that time evaporates to, please send yours truly a note.  In the meantime, settle … Continue reading

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Finishing Up My Greatest Escape Ever!

Hi there, guys and dolls!   Well, hasn’t that been a wonderful couple of weeks.  I must say though, I’m ready to park the Edsel and hang up my girdle for a spell.  The girls have one more outing for me on … Continue reading

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Come on Along!

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Today’s blog is, well, about blogs!  I’m in the midst of a GREAT ESCAPES BLOG TOUR (beautifully orchestrated by Lori Boness Caswell) for DEATH OF A BEAUTY QUEEN and I have had a lovely opportunity … Continue reading

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