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Book News for BURN YOU TWICE

Book News for BURN YOU TWICE

I’m thrilled to share the Publisher’s Weekly review of Burn You Twice! “Burton does a good job balancing gentle romance with high-tension suspense.” And advanced praise from reads is just as fantastic. "It is blazing fantastic! “Hated that it ended,” "This is a scorcher!!! and “MUST READ."

Lavender Fields

I had the chance yesterday to visit the Herb Faire held at Lavender Fields (www.lavenderfieldsfarm.com) in Glen Allen, Virginia.  This farm is one of my favorite places to buy herbs and plants....

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More RT Photos

Friends just sent me a few more pictures from last weekend's Romantic Times conference so I thought I'd post.  Again, it was one great conference.

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Packing for Romantic Times Conference

I'm almost packed and ready to go to the RT Booklovers Convention in Columbus, OH at the Hyatt Regency! If you're at the conference this week look for me!  I'll be at Club RT on Friday, April 30...

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FBI Citizen’s Academy Meeting

I had the pleasure of attending the FBI Citizen's Academy Meeting a couple of days ago.  We had two great speakers including Daryl Hulce who discussed the FBI-Safe On-Line Surfing also known as the...

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Spring Break

So I was able to take a few days off this past week and thought I'd share photos of a few adventures.

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Romance B(u)y the Book features DYING SCREAM

If you have a minute or two stop by Romance B(u)y the Book today! (www. romancebytheblog.blogspot.com) DYING SCREAM is the featured book. I'm stopping by throughout the day to catch up on comments...

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Back to the Kitchen

After the holiday season I have all kinds of “leftovers” from different baking projects.  Bits of this and that which aren’t enough to repeat the original recipe but too much just to toss. So I...

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MB Visits Local Middle School

I had the chance yesterday to speak to several middle school classes about writing mysteries.  Great fun!  I plotted a mystery with each class and we ended up with three very different and wonderful...

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Dying Scream Released Today

I'm thrilled to say my latest release, DYING SCREAM, hits bookshelves today!  DYING SCREAM is the third in my suspense series which began with I'M WATCHING YOU and DEAD RINGER.

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A Giveaway Basket for Virginia Romance Writers

Tomorrow I’ll be at the Virginia Romance Writer’s November meeting, which features speaker Kathryn Lively, the publisher of Phaze Books.  Each month VRW raffles off a basket with proceeds going to...

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Sisters in Crime Visit Congressional Cemetery

  Yesterday I drove up to Washington, D.C. to tour the Congressional Cemetery with fellow members of the Sisters in Crime Chesapeake Chapter.  Established in 1790, the Congressional Cemetery is the...

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Banned Books Week Panel

I gathered with fellow Virginia authors Meg Medina, Natale Stenzel and Kit Wilkinson at the Gayton Library on Tuesday night. We each read from our favorite Banned Books including Olive's Ocean by...

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Keith Urban and Sugarland in VA

Broke away from the computer the other night and drove to Charlottesville, VA for the Keith Urban and Sugarland concert.  Had a great time!  I'm a huge Sugarland fan and even gave them a little...

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Back from RWA

I've been back from the Romance Writers of America's 2009 Washington, D.C. convention for a week now but I've been so busy with my latest book I've not had much time to post.  All the authors are...

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Romance in the Backseat Interview

I had the great pleasure of being interviewed last week by Terry Kate the creator of Romance In the Backseat.  The blog is Terry’s brainchild and is designed to bring authors and readers together. ...

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Banana Bread

In just days work crews arrive and demolish and remodel my kitchen.  It struck me today as I was baking that this might be the last time I bake in my oven, which has served me faithfully for fifteen...

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Kitchen Assistant

Last Friday I had the chance to work as a kitchen assistant at the University of Richmond’s Culinary Arts Center.  Being a kitchen assistant is a great chance for me to get away from the computer...

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Signing More Books!

Books-A-Million opened their new Richmond, VA store and invited Natale Stenzel and I to sign as part of their grand opening celebration.  We had great fun and I must say the new store is gorgeous!

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Kitchen Redo

I’m getting ready to gut my kitchen. The kitchen is over thirty years old and even though I’ve replaced appliances here and there and even painted the farm-house cabinets a lighter color, the time...

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RT Booklovers Convention

Just returned from the RT Booklovers Convention in Orlando, Florida. Great people, great weather and a great time!  

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Mad Anthony Writers Conference

I traveled to Hamilton, Ohio (40 miles north of Cincinnati) for the Mad Anthony Writers conference.  The event featured a Writers Police Academy on Friday which included trips to the county morgue,...

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Book signings at Barnes & Noble

Natale Stenzel and I signed at the Barnes & Noble in Brandermill a few weeks ago and we'll be signing again at the Barnes & Noble/Chesterfield Mall May 2 from 4-6 p.m.  We love meeting fans...

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