An apology (and a random picture of cake)

 I’ve had to move so many deadlines during the past two pandemic years. I am sorry. I know it’s horribly frustrating for my wonderful readers, and I’m so sorry. From now on, I’m not putting any books up for preorder until they’re finished, edited, copyedited, and in the can, so to speak, so this won’t…

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Halloween pug and some news…

Some news: This year and a half has been hard. Hard on me, hard on all of us, hard on the world. What I’ve finally come to understand is that my creative well needs refilling. That sucker is bone dry. ☹ Here are a few things: 1. As you may have noticed, the past couple…

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THANK YOU!!! BLINK OF AN EYE is a bestseller!!

THANK YOU! Thank you so much for making release day for BLINK OF AN EYE so special! Blink: – is a “hot new release” at Amazon and shot up the charts! – is “trending now” at Kobo! – is a “hot new book” at Apple! – is the 83rd bestselling book in the entire Nook…

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BLINK OF AN EYE delayed again – I’m so sorry

I’m sorry, everyone. I’m still not done with BLINK. Things have been very difficult. I hope another week or so but I’m putting in the official delay to end of June just in case. I have to hope and believe that one day this hideous depression will lift. It’s very hard to write funny or…

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A free book for you!!

As a thank you gift for hanging in there while BLINK OF AN EYE has been delayed, I’m giving you PRIVATE EYE – the second in the Tiger’s Eye Mystery series – free for a limited time!! Get yours now: CLICK HERE! And DEAD EYE, the first in my Tiger’s Eye Mystery series, is free…

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Slight delay

Quick note to let you know BLINK OF AN EYE will be out in December instead of 11/30 – thank you for your patience! I’ve always been honest with you about my depression, and this has been a horrible month. So I need a couple more weeks for BLINK OF AN EYE. As this is…

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Keep on standing back up

I needed to hear this today. Here’s Jack reminding us to keep on standing back up. Friends told me this when we lived in Japan, and it has always stayed with me.

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Kindness

I am struggling with hopelessness today. My life is good. My son is recovered from his surgeries, my daughter has a cold but is otherwise doing great. My husband is amazing. So, why does the world look so gray? #Depression is a thief. It steals hope and light and joy and then makes us feel…

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