Dear Reader,

Happy New Year! Our snowy New England winters provide endless inspiration for Echo Lake, my latest Swift River Valley novel. The story starts with a puppy rescue in an icy brook! Click here to read a short excerpt.

The video above gives you a taste of the beautiful scenery and rich history of the Swift River Valley.


Take care,


News & Events

Carla is making some of her and her characters’ favorite recipes available to readers.

Links: boiled custard;
roasted brussels sprouts;
carrot cake;
cream cheese frosting.


Breaking News! Harbor Island, Carla’s latest Sharpe & Donovan novel, will be out in paperback in late March. The paperback edition will include “Rock Point,” a prequel featuring Finian Bracken as a bonus. Watch for Keeper’s Reach in September!

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