My husband and I took a little trip this past weekend over the mountain to Gatlinburg, Tennessee. I say, “over the mountain” because the Blue Ridge Mountains blend into the Smokies, so in reality, we went over a LOT of mountains, taking the scenic Blue Ridge Parkway from Asheville. While in Gatlinburg, we took a… Continue reading Untold Stories & Heavenward
I’m a big royals fan! When photos of Queen Elizabeth or any of her grandkids (or great-grandkids) pop up on my screen, I usually take a few seconds to read about the events and look at the pics, as if I have some kind of connection with them. Due to their placement in their culture… Continue reading Royals Walking Among Us
It's time for a COVER REVEAL!!! I'm so excited for this story!!! And so excited to finally share the cover with you today! This cover was a delight to get to design. I paired up with the amazingly talented Roseanna White to make sure the finished product fit the heart of this sweet and humorous… Continue reading A Match for Emma – Cover Reveal
I have NO idea why I waited so long to read an Amelia Peabody book, but suffice it to say, I am thoroughly hooked! Humor, history, romance, mystery, and a clever, though flawed, woman at the helm! Oh yes! About the Book: Set in 1884, this is the first installment in what has become a… Continue reading Book Journeys- Pursuing the Pyramids with Amelia Peabody
Mimi Matthews is a new-to-me author who revives a gothic-like romance with Jane Eyre flair, historical intrigue, and a wonderfully redeemable rogue. About the book: She Wanted Sanctuary... Helena Reynolds will do anything to escape her life in London, even if that means traveling to a remote cliffside estate on the North Devon coast and… Continue reading Book Journeys – The Matrimonial Advertisement by Mimi Matthews
Four years! It has been four years since my debut novel, The Thorn Bearer, was published by Vinspire Publishing and my life as a published author began. Since then, I’ve expanded my “published’ library to include more traditional books as well as independently published ones. Some received broader recognition, others found favor with a quieter… Continue reading The Thorn Bearer Bookiversary!
Once Upon a Time… There were fairy tales. And from those fairy tales came MORE fairy tales because fairy tales have an amazing way of bringing truth to light in the most subtle of ways. This quote by author Ursula Le Guin or the one by famed Madeleine L’Engle puts the world of fairy tales… Continue reading Fairy Tale Celebration
I’m really curious! How many of you guys listen to audiobooks? It seems to be a rising trend and I can definitely see the allure. Recently, I listened to a few books and it was this amazing hands-free opportunity. I’m not saying I want to leave the paper/print world for full-blown audio, but I’m definitely… Continue reading Free Books, Giveaways, and Audiobook News!
Well written stories take us to places and times that linger long after the final page. About the Book In the spring of 1917, all of Britain's attention is on the WWI war front and the thousands of young men serving their country on the front lines. Jack Benningham, dashing heir to the Earl of… Continue reading Not By Sight – Kate Breslin
In a world where image is ‘everything,’ it’s easy to play the comparison game and come up wanting. I’ve struggled with body image issues most of my life and the constant media presence of ‘the perfect’ body doesn’t help. And focusing on image isn’t a bad thing – in fact, it can be remarkably freeing… Continue reading On God’s Mind