Category Archives: New Authors

Paint Me a Picture, Tell Me a Story

Hi there, guys and dolls!  For those of you who are familiar with my Poppy Cove Mysteries, you know I’m the kind of girl who loves detail.  I love time, place and atmosphere.  They are practically their own characters in … Continue reading

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Dear Reader, Dear Writer

Hi there, guys and dolls!  I may get a little flack for this post, but I have to say what I have to say.  Please forgive me if you read yourself in this week’s musings, but then again, if you … Continue reading

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New Year, New Priorites

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Happy New Year, everyone — I wish for all of you health, wealth, peace and love for 2015.  Personally, I love the change of the year.  It puts me in quite a contemplative mood, reflecting … Continue reading

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Nanci Takes 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Can you believe that the new year is right around the corner?  It seems like Christmas was just a few days ago… oh wait, it was.  What was in that egg nog anyway?  Anyhoo, so … Continue reading

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Some More Purr-fectly Wonderful Cozy Cat Tales…

Hi there guys and dolls, one more review wrap-up for you.  And however you celebrate this time of year — Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa, the Winter Solstice, may the season bring you peace, joy, health and prosperity.  Sending you all warm … Continue reading

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These are a Few of my Favorite Tweets…

Hi there, guys and dolls!  The girls are hard at work developing the third Poppy Cove Mystery (the follow-up to STRANGLED BY SILK and DEATH OF A BEAUTY QUEEN) and I must say it’s a doozy — not everyone is … Continue reading

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Sally Takes 5 with Barbara Jean

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, there goes another month.  Time’s just flying, isn’t it?  Christmas is right around the corner, which also means it’s not too early to don a sprig of mistletoe in the front of your pillbox … Continue reading

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How Do, Elise Hepner?

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Today’s blog I’d like to introduce to you a new friend of mine, Elise Hepner.  For a self-described shy girl, she’s created a wonderfully expressive world to share with us.  Please join me in welcoming … Continue reading

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Who Knew I Had So Much to Say?

Hi there, guys and dolls!  Well, this happened before I knew it.  This is blog post number 100!  It’s been over a couple of years, and there’s many favorite posts I’d love to mention. My very first one was titled … Continue reading

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