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TBVD: Throw Back Valentine’s Day–On Being Romantic

February 12, 2015

TBVD: Throw Back Valentine’s Day–On Being Romantic

Five years ago, when our oldest son was getting ready to leave the nest, the arrival of Valentine’s Day had me thinking about all the things that contribute to a happy romantic relationship. I shared those thoughts with my sons and with readers. (And at least readers didn’t roll their eyes at me—anyway, not where I could see them.) The essence of it all was that it’s not just about the gifts and flowers. Now they’re men and I’ve started wondering if they got the message. Guess I’ll just have to stand by and see what the women in their future...

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Happy New Year to You! And News.

January 10, 2015

Happy New Year to You!  And News.

What a wonderful whirlwind the holidays have been, from November’s turkey kick-off to the fun of ringing in 2015. I went into the new year with a bang having just received the cover for my next novel, A Week at the Lake. I’ve included it below and I hope you like it as much as I do! I hope your new year is off to an equally good start. I wish for you and yours a year filled with joy, good fortune, good health and new adventures. And, of course, happy reading! May you discover many new books and authors to embrace and enjoy this year.  ...

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It’s Downton Time!

January 4, 2015

It’s Downton Time!

In honor of Downton Abbey Season 5 airing tonight! Some of my favorite shots from While We Were Watching Downton Abbey book events!              ...

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Just Received the Perfect Gift!

December 11, 2014

Just Received the Perfect Gift!

One of the best presents an author can receive just arrived! I opened my inbox and there it was—the cover for my June novel, A Week at the Lake! Excuse all the !!! points, but I can’t help myself. I really like it and I hope you do, too. I’m so excited to be sharing it with you and I can’t wait to hear what you think. It’s the story of three friends, Emma Michaels, Mackenzie Hayes and Serena Stockton, who met and bonded twenty years ago in New York City and whose friendship grew and strengthened every summer at Emma’s family lake house in the...

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