Paris Adrift by Vanda – Cover and Blurb Reveal

Are you ready for a sneak peek of Paris Adrift, the third novel in the ‘Juliana’ series, by Vanda? I am!

I did an interview with Vanda a couple of weeks ago, here on my blog. At the time, Juliana, the first book in a soon to be three books (and counting) historical romance series, was going on short-term sale. I’m sorry you missed the sale, but you can still get Juliana, and the second book in the series, Olympus Nights on the Square, exclusively at Amazon for $3.99 each or read them free via Kindle Unlimited.

Vanda will be releasing the third book, Paris Adrift soon. She revealed the cover a couple of days ago and it’s gorgeous! Check it out:

The book cover for Paris Adrift by Vanda

Our mutual author friend, Niamh Murphy, released the jacket blurb on her blog yesterday. In case you missed it, here it is:

How will Alice tell Juliana she must do what she most fears—because if she doesn’t, something even worse will happen?

Paris-bound, 1955. Alice “Al” Huffman can’t wait to reach the City of Light. As soon as their ship arrives, Juliana’s singing career will get the spotlight it deserves.

Before the SS United States hits land, a stranger approaches Al with a Broadway contract for Juliana. But the offer comes with a threat that can destroy them both. If Al can’t find a way out, Juliana’s comeback will come crashing down around their heads.

As she hides the awful truth from Juliana, Al searches for an answer before another obstacle destroys their last chance for happiness…

Paris Adrift is the third novel in a breathtaking LGBT historical romance series, which can also be read as a standalone. If you like suspense, characters who tug at your heartstrings, and true-to-life portrayals of 1950s Paris, then you’ll love award-winning writer Vanda’s stunning new addition to the series.

Vanda says the book will be out late this month or in early April. I’m ready for it!


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Welcome Bookbub Buyers of Broken Women

Welcome Bookbub buyers of Broken Women! Thank you very much for purchasing the book. Thank you also for visiting my home on the web. It’s a pleasure to have you here.

Just a little background on me…

I started writing with mysteries. My ten-book series – and counting – The Morelville Mysteries, is a lesfic themed mystery/romance series that actually gave birth to a cozy mystery series spin-off and also to the book you just bought. The book stands entirely alone from the series, but characters in it are right out of Morelville…in a roundabout sort of way. Some of my readers were asking for a little more and many asked me to try my hand at romance. Broken Women was the result.

Frankly, readers love to take me to task, and I have to admit, I love hearing what they have to say. Broken Women ends happily but it’s a ‘happy for now’ sort of ending. Again, lesfic romance lovers clamored for more. I released a follow-up to it, Healing Embrace, in 2017. Both books stand alone but I certainly recommend reading Broken Women first and then Healing Embrace, if you want the full story.

Of course, some readers were still not satisfied. As a reader myself, I ask, are we ever? To appease everyone and for my own sense of closure, there will be one more book featuring those particular leading ladies released late this year. The title is to be determined. Maybe we’ll have ourselves a contest to name the book.

Now, since I’m being so honest here, I have to tell you that romance is not easy for me to write. I grew up reading mysteries. It was a natural progression to writing those when I first took up with an idea for a book and a keyboard. I read some romance as a teenager and into my early adult years, but what I read didn’t really reflect the things I felt. I’m sure many of you can identify with that.

I discovered lesfic romance through fan fiction, like so many of us did. It’s only been the last couple of years that I’ve been reading novels and novellas that tell stories I can relate to. Writing those isn’t quite the natural fit that mysteries are. I struggled to make sure those two novels were the best I could make them. Not willing to give up, last year, I wrote five short stories based on lesbian romantic themes, the ‘Loving Blue in Red States’ series. They’re out as individual stories and as a compilation of the five. They were fun to write, they sharpened my skills a little and they got the juices flowing to try some different things when it comes to romance.

Christmas Cakes and KissesAt Christmas time, I released a sweet, new adult romance, Christmas Cakes and Kisses. Christmas Cakes, as I call it, doesn’t contain any sex. It’s just a feel good, finding something you might not have known was missing, kind of story. And, yes, one of the leads is right out of Morelville. Oh, I can write stuff that doesn’t start or end there, if that’s what you’re thinking. None of the ‘Loving Blue in Red States’ stories even takes place in Ohio…yet. Ohio is a purple state. I’ve planned some more of those for this year. I’ll probably be doing them for as long as we have red states.

Again, many thanks for purchasing Broken Women today and happy reading!

Questions? Hit me up via the contact link above. I LOVE hearing from readers.

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Great Deals on Great eBooks

Do I have some deals for you! This is ‘Read an eBook Week’ so this blog post is going to be all about free and seriously discounted eBooks. If you’re not interested in good deals on ebooks, then read no further. We can chat again some other time.

Still here? Great!

Disclaimer: Much of what follows is self-serving, because everything includes deals on my books, but please keep reading because there’s something here for everyone.

Sullied Sally Book CoverFirst up, You may have heard I have a new release, Sullied Sally. It’s the 10th book in my lesfic themed mystery series, ‘The Morelville Mysteries’. This one is all mystery in a very police procedural style featuring Sheriff Mel Crane, her Detectives Shane Harding and Janet Mason and her new sparring partner, Deputy DA Andrea Anderson. Oh, I almost forgot…her old nemesis, her stalker, Sally Loring, turns up in this installment too.

You can get it for just $.99 for a very limited time by clicking the link above and visiting the book page on this site or by clicking the graphic to the left (a universal buy link).

Broken Women Book CoverNext is my lesfic romance, Broken Women. It’s been around a little while, It’s enjoying a bit of a resurgence here lately. You can grab it for $.99 too for a few more days. The link will take you to the book page for the full synopsis while clicking the graphic on the right will take you right to universal purchase links.

Now then, who’s a cozy mystery fan?

My cozy mystery, The Passed Prop is in this bundle of six, full-length (1325 pages) cozy mystery novels by six different authors. It’s been out for a couple of weeks or so at $7.99. Starting today, for just a few days, you can get it for $.99. If you’re a cozy fan, you can’t pass this deal for Cozy Winter Reads up.

Finally, I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention the mega-eBook sale going on for ‘Read an eBook Week’ over at Smashwords.

All of my books are on sale over there. A few are free. The rest are at least 50% off. 75,000 other books are also discounted at least 25%. Check it out! The link above will take you directly to my profile and my sale books. The graphic below will take you to the full sale. Happy reading!

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Vanda Rules! An Interview with the Author of Juliana

I’m talking today with Vanda, the author of the Juliana series, which takes the reader through the decades of modern LGBT history.  So far, she has published two books in the series: Juliana, Book 1: 1941-1944 and Olympus Nights on the Square, Book 2: 1945-1955.  Book 3, Paris, Adrift will be out soon.  She is shooting for a late March or early April release.

Juliana by VandaVanda is excited to have Juliana featured in a BookBub Newsletter on March 6, where it will be on sale for $.99.  She hopes everyone who hasn’t read it will grab a copy at this price and will tell their friends about it.

This series, says Vanda, is not only for LGBT folks.  It’s important that LGBT folks know their history and know about the sacrifices that were made so that they could enjoy the freedoms they have today. But it is also a book for straight folks too. As one Amazon Reviewer said, “But this is not a ‘gay’ book any more than a novel set in a concentration camp is a Jewish book.  This is a book about people dealing with oppression while they try to live large.  This is of universal interest.”

I’ve read Juliana and enjoyed it immensely. I’ve started reading Olympus Nights on the Square as well. These are detailed, well-researched books that lead me into several questions for Vanda:

What kind of research do you do for your books, and how long do you spend researching before beginning a book?

Let’s start with the last part of your question first. I don’t do very much research at all before I begin the book.  I have no special knowledge of the 1940s and 50s.  Life was different for LGBT folks and for women and for racial minorities like African Americans. I’m absolutely insistent that my research be accurate, but I don’t know specifically what I’m going to need until I begin the book.  I write the book and do the research at the same time. This way I stay excited about what I’m learning and I’m not just tacking on bits of research that I gathered and stuck in a notebook.  Doing the two at the same time, of course, slows down the writing of the first draft, but since I’m having so much fun I don’t care.  In the second draft, I double check my research findings. I may be still checking in draft three or four or whatever.

 So, how long on average does it take you to write a book?

I have one book that took more than twenty years to write; it might be closer to thirty and I’m still not sure it’s finished.  It was my first novel besides the one I wrote in eighth grade.  Book 1 of my Juliana series took about four years to write, but I was also writing much of Book 2 at the same time.  Book 3 I finished in about four months.  That’s a record for me.  Book 4 is coming along quickly too.  I think I finally have control of my craft and can finish much more carefully than before without sacrificing quality.

Where did your love of books/storytelling/reading stories/etc. come from?

I think a lot of people aren’t going to like this answer, but it’s the only one I can come up with.  Genes. My environment did very little to encourage my love of books or my writing ability. There was no storytelling around the kitchen table.  My mother was always yelling at my father for reading the newspaper during supper. My mother had no love of books and could not understand how or why school was so important to me or why I wanted to go to college.  She thought I was “odd.” My father, on the other hand, had been an excellent English student in high school.  He got the only perfect English Regents in the town and he won an essay contest in high school.  However, despite the GI bill, he did not go to college to develop his talent.  He used to read fiction and non-fiction history books in the home, but he never talked about them in the house. (Both my sister and I have a love of history, which must’ve come from genes, since there were never any history discussions in the house.

In eighth grade, I had an inspiring English teacher and that led me to write my first novel.   Then There were a lot discouraging teachers too, which led me far away from my writing and I didn’t start back again until I was in my forties.  The reason I attribute my writing mostly to a strong gene is because there were so many reasons I shouldn’t be writing today, so many roadblocks and yet it kept coming back.  This time it’s here to stay.

Who are some of your favorite authors that you feel were influential in your work?

When I was in high school my twelfth-grade English teacher gave us a huge list (pages and pages) of books we should read.  She never really expected us to read it, but for me this list was my personal gold mine.  It had all the classics from different countries on it.  In the warmer months I would sit in our backyard under an old Maple tree and read The Brontes, Somerset Maugham, Steinbeck, Turgenev, Dickins and on, and on. There was one book I took from my father’s shelf that was about a cowboy who lived among the Indians.  I loved that book and I read it twice.  I wish I could remember it’s title. I’d like to find it again. I devoured all these books and I was in heaven.  The writers on my teacher’s list influenced me. Reading their books for the first time gave me such special memories.  I still carry Heathcliff and Mrs. Habersham with me wherever I go.  I wanted to do for others what these did for me. Take people out of the humdrum or worse real worlds they live in and introduce them to characters they could keep with them always.

Do you write more by logic or intuition, or some combination of the two? Pantser of plotter?

I am definitely a Pantser.  Surprise is limited if I plot it all out.  The surprise—the one that even surprises me—is what makes writing special.  I would never want to lose this.  But, I’m not going to lie and say I have never done a little outlining because I have. I’ve never outlined a whole book or play.  Only small portions that gave me trouble.

What projects are you working on at the present?

I just finished Book 3 which takes place in Paris.  I’m now diligently working on Book 4, which take my characters from 1956 to 1958, I think.  The fifties and the sixties were an especially awful time to be gay so I’m devoting a number of books to this time period.   I also have a spin-off book in the thinking stages.  This will be about one of the characters from Book I.  Then I’m also in the thinking stages of a book that is not part of the series.  It is a true story about someone who experienced the horrors of being a lesbian in the 1960s.  I’ve recorded an interview with this person.  Now, I just have to figure out when will be a good time to dig in and write it.

Given all of this, I have to ask – but I think I know the answer – does writing energize or exhaust you?  

Both  While I’m writing I’m frequently unconscious of the process or I go in and out of being conscious of what I’m doing.  Whenever I’m too conscious, meaning my ego is sticking out. telling me what a wonderful writer I am, I yell out loud, “Shut up!”  Keeping ego out of the process can be exhausting.  But when things are going smoothly and I am one with the work, I am totally energized and completely happy.  I don’t think I’ve ever known that kind of joy in real life.  Sometimes I’m so alive with the characters—I mean I can feel them, practically touch them, when I know exactly what they’d do in a particular situation, I am high, energized.  But at the end of a day of that I’m also exhausted.  It just takes me a little while to notice.  After a highly energized day, no way will I be ready for a night on the town.  But you know, I don’t care.  I have what is the best.

A couple of questions for fun?


What item, that you don’t already have, would you like to own?

I’m not sure if this qualifies as an item, because it isn’t something you can hold in your hand.  I dream someday of having a balcony or a terrace.  Now, of course, I am unlikely to have anyone come along and build one onto my current apartment.  That means I also have to find a new apartment.  But I dream of summer days looking out on the city and writing my novels.  This is something I’ve wanted for a long time.  Maybe my books will take off and someday I’ll be able to get an apartment with this dream terrace.

Anne: That’s an interesting and unexpected answer but I can see how that could be life-changing for an author that is a city dweller.

What’s your passion?

Writing my books.  I never feel more connected to something higher than myself than when I am writing my novels.

Anne: Why am I not surprised?

One last question; Do you hide any secrets in your books that only a few people will recognize?

 Occasionally I drop a detail that is specifically for my lesbian readers without explaining it.

Here’s the blurb for Juliana:

She went looking for fame and found her true self, instead.

New York City, 1941. Alice “Al” Huffman and her childhood friends are fresh off the potato farms of Long Island and bound for Broadway. Al’s plans for stage success are abruptly put on hold when she’s told she has no talent. As she gets a job to pay for acting classes, Al settles into a normal life with her friends and a boyfriend. It all changes when she meets Juliana.

A singer on the brink of stardom, Juliana is everything Al isn’t: glamorous, talented, and queer. The farm girl is quickly enthralled, experiencing thoughts and feelings she never realized were possible. Al finds herself slipping between two worlds: the gay underground and the “normal” world of her childhood friends. It’s a balancing act she can handle until the two worlds begin to collide.

In a city bursting with change, can Alice find what she was looking for all along?

Get Juliana tomorrow, March 6th, 2018 for just $.99 exclusively at Amazon or read it free via Kindle Unlimited.

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Sullied Sally: The Morelville Mysteries Book 10 is Out!

I’m happy to announce, at long last, Book 10 of The Morelville Mysteries Series, Sullied Sally, is out. It was released on March 3rd, wide, to multiple eBook retailers. More are being added daily. A paperback version will follow shortly.

The synopsis for ‘Sullied Sally’

An unsolved murder, more than 40 years in the past, leads to the discovery of a new victim and the return of an old stalker.

Sullied Sally Book CoverAfter a blow to the head, Owen Lafferty lied dying, alone in a cabin, far out in the woods and far from home. He was found by Dana Rossi-Crane as she happened along, chasing around the threads of a 1972 unsolved murder involving her mother-in-law, Faye and Owen and his family. Dana’s efforts were too little, too late to save Owen.

With the two murders, 40 some years apart, looking like they’re related, a cast of suspects now in their sixties and seventies and a wife who won’t stay out of her cases, Sheriff Mel Crane already has her hands full. A new Deputy District Attorney coming in and horning in on her investigation and the return of her old stalker, don’t help matters.

Can Mel solve either case? Can she convince the new Deputy DA that she’s not hiding evidence to protect her family? Is Sally’s reason for showing back up in Mel’s life legitimate or a ruse to get close to her again? Will Dana butt out? Stay tuned!

Sullied Sally is currently available for just $.99 – for a limited time – at Amazon, Apple iBooks and at Kobo. It will be out with all major retailers soon. Keep an eye out, because this price won’t last long!

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Valentines Week Reading Deals

Happy Valentines Day! Yes, I know I’m a few days early. I just wanted to let everyone know that there’s a big Valentines Day book sale going on most of this week and you’re all invited. Now, this one is all lesfic and I’m going to tell you about it in just a second. If you’re not all about lesfic – if you like a little more variety to your pairings – I’ve got something for you too. Stay with me!

Fall in Love Lesfic SaleFirst up is the iHeartLesficFall in Love‘ sale, a Valentines Day Book Sale. It officially starts tomorrow and runs through Friday the 16th but most of the deals are available right now. Get free and low, low priced lesfic romance eBooks and more from yours truly, me (the Broken Women and Healing Embrace set for just $.99) and  over 60 more books from more than 40 more well known and newer authors like:

  • Jae
  • Harper Bliss
  • Clare Lydon
  • T. B. Markinson
  • Miranda MacLeod
  • Elle Spencer
  • Caren Werlinger
  • Susan X Meagher
  • Jea Hawkins
  • Suzie Carr
  • Katie Mettner
  • Barbara Winkes
  • S.W. Andersen
  • Eliza Lentzski
  • Lynn Galli
  • Magnolia Robbins
  • Summer Munger
  • Monica McCallan
  • Layce Gardner & Saxon Bennett
  • MJ Duncan
  • Claire Highton-Stevenson
  • Vanda
  • Emily Sharp
  • Josslyn Scott
  • Chloe Peterson
  • Marian Snowe
  • J. L. Gaynor
  • Amy DeMeritt
  • Lise Gold
  • Rene Nienaber
  • Amy DeMeritt
  • Raven J. Spencer
  • Fiona Zedde
  • Cheyenne Blue (editor)
  • Natasha West
  • K. B. Draper
  • Cara Malone
  • Noelle Winters
  • Alison R. Solomon
  • Nico J. Genes
  • Kelli Jae Baeli
  • Michelle Arnold
  • Amy DeMeritt
  • Niamh Murphy
  • Erin Wade
  • Fox Brison
  • Kat Evans

That’s quite a list, with something for just about every sub-genre of lesfic romance and a mystery or two to boot. Give the links above a look and add a few or forty new books to your eBook reader today.

Frisky February Box Set 2D CoverLike romance but not into lesfic or lesfic only? There’s something out there for your Valentine’s week reading pleasure too. You can still pick up Frisky February, the hot 19 book set by multiple authors for the low price of $3.99 at most major retailers. Click the link or the graphic on the right to choose your favorite retailer and read all about the set.


Happy Valentines Day!

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I’m a Phone Photographer – I Admit It!

I’m a phone photographer. My addiction to taking cell phone pictures knows no bounds. Yes, I take pictures of family and friends and events, just like just about every other smartphone owner on the planet does. I also take ‘weird’ pictures and staged shots that just don’t appeal to the average photographer. Constantly. As in, all the time.

Abandoned Barns Why?

That’s what people ask me when they notice me circling something, taking shot after shot. I don’t know why. Some things just look cool. Some things, I think, this might be good on a book cover some day. Mind you, I have no creative talent beyond writing. None. I’d have to convince a cover designer to use one of my photos in the first place. Persuasion isn’t my strong suit and, too, I know that phone pics aren’t the best photographs for graphic design. It doesn’t stop me from taking them.

Drift Wood Pumpkin Farm Toddler

My wife just shakes her head and leaves me to it when I go into phone photographer mode. She knows I own a decent 35 mm camera that I got a dozen years or so back. I rarely used it then and I never use it now.

She rolls her eyes when I have to download all my booty to my computer and then delete them from my phone because Verizon tells me my ‘Cloud’ is full. Why pay for storage?! After all, I’ve got all the storage I need between a PC, a laptop and multiple flash drives. Right?

Pump Jack Ohio

Old Corn Crib

My addiction extends to organizing too. I can’t just take the pictures. No. Once they’ve gone from my phone to other storage devices, they have to go into file folders for bridges, buildings, landscapes, people… Do I name them all too? Well, no. Not with most of them. I mean, I’m that crazy obsessed that I would; it’s just that I don’t have the time. I do have to work and write and eat and sleep…sometime.

Posing Bird at Niagara Falls

Fresh StumpThe photos you see throughout this post were taken over the past six months or so right around here, where I live in a tiny village in north central Ohio, in the Lake Erie/Presque Isle region of Pennsylvania, at Niagara Falls from the Canadian side… you name it.

So, that’s my secret addiction. What’s yours?

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Get Ready for a Frisky February!

Happy Tuesday!  I’m still hard at work making Book 10 in the Morelville Mysteries series, Sullied Sally, as twisty and full of turns as it can be. I just wanted to drop a quick note here to let you know about two deals that are out there for the taking right now: a $.99 sale (worldwide) on my Loving Blue in Red States Collection and a $3.99 pre-order deal on the compilation of 19 Frisky February works featuring the novel Broken Women by yours truly and the works of 12 additional authors with hot, hot novellas and full-length novels.

The Loving Blue in Red States CollectionThe Loving Blue in Red States Collection is on sale for a very limited time. The deal will be gone before the end of the month. You can read all five stories – approximately 199 pages – in the collection for the low price of $.99 from wherever you buy your eBooks by clicking this link and choosing your favorite retailer: You get the stories:

  • Sweetwater, Texas
  • Birmingham, Alabama
  • Jackson Hole, Wyoming
  • Perryville, Missouri
  • Salt Lake City, Utah

About Frisky February:

Frisky February Box Set 2D Cover

Frisky February goes on sale, officially, on February 1st but you can pre-order it now at multiple retailers for just $3.99. This is a compilation of mostly ‘straight’ romantic works that pack a little – or a lot – of heat but there are also some lesfic works in the mix too that should appeal to most of my fans. And…it’s not all romance and erotica. There are fantasy and sci-fi works included.

The books included are:

1. “The Overall Effect of Them” by Harvey Stanbrough
2. “Tales of the Golden Mask” by Alexa Lynsey & Belle De Ver
3. “Rescue from Planet Pleasure” by Mario Acevedo
4. “Kiss of the Acolyte” by Robert Jeschonek
5. “Flying High” by Gail Roarke
6. “Broken Women” by Anne Hagan
7. “Siren’s Garter: Issue One” by Miriam F. Martin
8. “Alpha’s Heir:” by AJ Tipton
9. “Star Sex” by Robert Jeschonek
10. “Midnight Show & Other Erotic Stories” by Miriam F. Martin
11. “In Flight” by Andrea Dale
12. “Hotel Siren & Other Erotic Lesbian Stories” by Miriam F. Martin
13. “Hidden Treasure” by Little Kisses Press
14. “Remember the Past” by Grace Scheufler
15. “Breaking the Curse” by AJ Tipton
16. “Laundry Day & Other Erotic College Stories” by Miriam F. Martin
17. “New Day, New Life” by Andrea Dale
18. “Sexy With the Supernatural” by Little Kisses Press
19. “Kiss Me Again” by Andrea Dale

Frisky February Book SetEnjoy!


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Welcome Bookbub Buyers of the Morelville Mysteries Full Circle Collection

Welcome to all the new readers of The Morelville Mysteries series who found the first four books in the series as a result of a Bookbub newsletter promotion. I’m happy you’ve chosen to pick up this starter set to the series. I hope you enjoy reading the books as much as I enjoyed writing them.

Please note: The mysteries in the books you just picked up via Bookbub stand alone but the characters in the stories grow and change over the course of the entire series. It’s best to read these books in order. Please check the ‘Books‘ page on this site for links to the descriptions of each book.

The Morelville Mysteries: Books 5-8There are actually nine books available in this series. A second set, consisting of books five through eight, Viva Mama Rossi!, A Crane Christmas, Mad for Mel and Hannah’s Hope, is also available for the low price of $4.99. That’s a significant savings off the typical $3.99 price for each of those books. If you’re interested in getting them too and saving a little money in the process, click here for a universal link to buy them wherever eBooks are sold. Don’t see your favorite retailer? Check with them directly. I’ve done my best to make all of my books widely available.

The Turkey Tussle Book CoverThe ninth book, The Turkey Tussle, was released early in 2017. It’s not part of any  set…yet. You can get it at the universal link here. Book ten is in the works. My intention is to write at least 12 books in this series. Sometime after the release of the 12th, I’ll put together another ‘boxed’ set. Sorry, If you intend to wait, it’s going to be a little over a year. My apologies. That said, if you think about joining my mailing list, I promise opportunities will present themselves to receive free copies of all my new releases in exchange for honest reviews and help with promotion, two things so key to any author but especially to an indie author.

You can join the mailing list by using the quick form in the right column. And, there are some freebies in store for anyone who joins. Thanks for joining and, please, make sure you check each email for freebies and specials!

Christmas Cakes and KissesI’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that the characters in this series have spawned a spin-off cozy mystery series with two books and a third in the works, The Morelville Cozies and three romances; Broken Women, Healing Embrace (which go together) and Christmas Cakes and Kisses. If you act fast (before Monday, January 8th) you can pick up Christmas Cakes and Kisses – a Hallmark for lesbians, feel-good romance – for the low price of $.99…but I don’t suggest you read it…not yet. The story stands completely alone but it has its roots in things that happen in books eight and nine of The Morelville Mysteries, Hannah’s Hope and The Turkey Tussle. I’d advise you to read those first so there are no spoilers for you, but you do whatever you want!

Broken Women and Healing Embrace SetBroken Women and Healing Embrace are available as a two-book set, here, for about a third off. Again, they stand completely alone as stories but events in book six of The Morelville Mysteries, Mad for Mel, drive portions of the story for the two leading ladies. Maybe, just maybe you might want to read Book 6: Mad for Mel, first. It’s your choice. I don’t judge!

The Passed Prop Book CoverFinally, I have to tell you that the cozies are a totally different animal! They’re not lesfic but my lesbian characters do appear in the stories. Two mothers/grandmothers drive all of the action in them and I’m told they’re quite a funny pair. I don’t write them to be funny but people see that in them. If you intend to read the two I have done so far, The Passed Prop (Full length and always just $.99) and Opera House Ops, please tell me what you think. And, by the way, they stand alone too but it’s best to start reading them after at least Book Five of the other series, Viva Mama Rossi!, just for, you know, continuity and lack of spoilers…

Again, many thanks and happy reading! Questions? Hit me up via the contact link above. I LOVE hearing from readers.

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Lesbian Book Bingo Anyone?

Happy New Year everybody! I started off the year a little under the weather but I’m bouncing back. And, I’m just in time to let you in on an all new challenge that’s also a massive lesfic book giveaway: Lesbian Book Bingo!

Lesbian Book Bingo

My friend and fellow lesfic author, JAE, has put together a reading challenge for all of the lesfic lovers out there for 2018. You guessed it, Lesbian Book Bingo!!

The rules are simple: read at least five books, keep track of what you read on your Bingo card and email JAE when you complete a row to win a book or comment on JAE’s blog when she posts about the challenge on the 1st and 3rd Thursday’s of each month to win a book. You could win eBooks, paperbacks, and audiobooks from participating authors (over 250) and publishers (many!). Three lucky winners who fill out the whole card will win in the grand prize drawing.

Sound like fun? Download your Bingo card here.

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