DATR – What people are saying

Death at the Races is available as an e-book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and iTunes. The paperback will be available in April. Here’s what readers are saying: “Love her books!! This is so great to read, makes you feel like you are in the country [England] and is full of surprises. Well written by a […]

Get Well Wishes – Now Available

Just released on Amazon, Get Well Wishes, by June Cotner, includes two of my compositions. Like “Back to Joy,” this book is for those who need comfort and encouragement along life’s journey, through pain or illness. I hope it will bring hope to those that need it. Book Description: “The nurturing words gathered here offer […]

Death at the Races – now available!

Death at the Races is now available as an e-book on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, iTunes, and Google Play Book. The paperback version will be available in Spring 2015. I hope you enjoy it, and I would welcome your review on Amazon, goodreads, and other online book stores. Death at the Races is the […]

Death at the Races – coming soon!

“Death at the Races” is due to be released in January 2015 for Kindle, and at a later date as a paperback. This sequel in the Inspector Lawrence Mystery series picks up a year after the close of “Death before Breakfast” with a newly-promoted Inspector Wilson and his bride of a few hours, Diane. We […]

Get Well Wishes – poem published

Get Well Wishes is due to be released on March 17, 2015. June Cotner accepted one of my poems for this inspirational anthology of poetry from a variety of contemporary and classic authors. Pre-order at Amazon.com. “The nurturing words gathered here offer the courage to move toward recovery and healing and to summon faith and grace […]

Back to Joy – piece published

June Cotner accepted a prose piece of mine for her anthology “Back to Joy” – published in November 2014, and available on Amazon for $10.78 (Hardcover) or $2.99 (Kindle). Available on Amazon.com The book’s subtitle “Little Reminders to Help Us Through Tough Times” will hopefully attract people who need comfort and encouragement in their darkest days. I […]

Garden Blessings – poem published

I’m pleased to say June Cotner accepted one of my poems for her anthology, “Garden Blessings”, published in May 2014. Available on Amazon.com. June Cotner is an American author, anthologist, speaker, and publishing/marketing consultant. She has published over 28 anthologies. Her collected works have sold 1 million copies. I am blessed to be one of her published poets. My […]

Reading with a Mission

I am passionate about creating a meaningful link between reading for pleasure and funding mercy missions in the developing world. This is why I have chosen World Vision as the recipient of the profits from my writing. Purchases of “Death Before Breakfast” have provided: Bed nets, ducks, rabbits, seeds, shelter, clothing, health care, survival kits, and […]

Inspiration for Writing

Where do writers draw most of their inspiration for writing from (or should I say “From whence” – correct maybe, but sounds a little operatic). I’d say it is from a simmering concoction of memories, observations, imagination, beliefs and sensory experiences. Throw in there a dash of genetic code, all the books and movies they […]

Abe and I

We happenstanced on a Civil War Re-Enactment recently that opened my eyes to the gritty nature of this most terrible conflict between fellow countrymen. As an outsider I was curious to know what really caused ordinary folks to fight pitch battles in the fields and farmland they were raised in and loved. Was it really […]