Red Curtains Blog Tour Schedule

I'm excited to be participating in a blog tour to launch my newest novel, Red Curtains. This has been a fun, new adventure and I hope you'll share it with me and my new friends. The following is a list of the scheduled events, their addresses and … [Read more...]

Red Curtains

Cleo Davis must find a model for her senior art project or she won’t graduate. When she discovers Lily Telfair-Gordon, she gets more than just an eccentric old woman who spouts famous quotes, talks to ghosts, and wears a weird hat. Lily has … [Read more...]

Fighting an Unseen Enemy…

The thumpa-thumpa-thumpa of my youngest son’s echo-cardiogram brings tears to my eyes. The last time I heard something like that, was when he was still inside me. Now, almost twenty-four years later, he’s in the ICU, in critical condition with some … [Read more...]

A Visit with The Well Red Ladies

Last year, I met a new friend at Mountain Makin's, an annual event in Morristown, TN, that features local artisans, crafters and musicians and lots of good food. They have an area just for authors where I'm lucky enough to have a table. Carol Vander … [Read more...]

Tah-Dah… My Newest Book Cover!!

I'm excited and proud to present the cover for my newest book, RED CURTAINS. The folks at TWRP have done a fabulous job. No news yet on a release date, but I'll keep you posted. … [Read more...]

A Day in the Country….

I’m a country girl and proud of it. True story. That wasn’t always the case, though. For my first twelve and a half years I lived in a residential neighborhood on a dead-end street in Jacksonville, FL. We were close enough to the grocery store … [Read more...]

Thoughts from Grammy

My grandson, Nolan, just turned one year old. How has a year passed already? Wasn’t it only yesterday I was holding him for the first time in the hospital? They say, “Time marches on,” but they’re wrong. Time has entered the “Star Wars” age and Han … [Read more...]

Mountain Woman + Bear = Innovation

When I returned home about 9:30 last night after babysitting my grandson and began the evening chores by flashlight, I knew something was amiss the moment I saw the lidded five-gallon bucket, that normally sat under the chicken house, out in the … [Read more...]

Missing Mrs. Jones

I’ve just returned from my public library and my blood is boiling… again. Don’t get me wrong; I love the concept of the public library, and I make frequent use of its wonderful books and DVDs, both for personal enjoyment, and for research when I’m … [Read more...]

Heritage Festival

Come join me at the Heritage Festival in Mars Hill, NC on October 3, 2015 from 10am-4pm. It'll be a beautiful time to enjoy the fall colors, eat some good food and buy a new book! Come see me! … [Read more...]