NO ESCAPE Countdown to Pub Date Giveaway!

Hi, all!  It’s closing in on publication date for NO ESCAPE and I’m celebrating the upcoming release by giving away a Texas Ranger t-shirt.  And, no, I didn’t have to rip it off the back of my protagonist, Ranger Brody Winchester and ship it in from Austen.  The contest runs through 11:49 pm, Tuesday, October […]

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My First Art Class

When I need a creative outlet away from the computer I often turn to baking.  It is a great way for me to let my right brain percolate and to allow the plot twists to work themselves out.  The downside to this approach is that I end up with too many cookies to tempt and […]

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Mike’s Chocolate Espresso Cake

Want to wow friends and family with a great dessert that’s easy to make?  Then try Mike’s Chocolate Espresso Cake.  I took it to a holiday dinner this past weekened and it was a huge hit. Cake 2 cups All Purpose Flour 1 cup Cocoa Powder 1-1/2 teaspooon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon salt 2-1/3 cups […]

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Virginia Festival of the Book

I had a great time at the Virginia Festival of the Book held in Charlottesville, Virginia March 20-24.  I was there for an action packed Saturday that began with a reception sponsored by the Virginia Romance Writers.  Then it was off to the Crime Wave Brunch featuring writer C.J. Box.    

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