THE RAPIDS Has A New Look!

The Rapids is out today with a fresh new digital look. I love it. It’s the third book in my bestselling Cold Ridge/US Marshals series but it can be read as a standalone.

We get to meet Rob Dunnemore, the twin brother of Night’s Landing heroine Sarah Dunnemore. They have an unusual background and were raised in my husband’s beautiful home state of Tennessee.

Interesting times for Maggie Spencer, a Diplomatic Security agent, and Rob, a deputy U.S. Marshal, as they chase the dangerous fugitive who almost killed Rob. Read more and buy your copy here.

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December News

Night’s Landing is now available in audio. One reader who waited for years for this book to come out in audio says in her 5-star review, “I loved the book and the performance.” Thank you.ere’s a handy link:

For readers who love an e-book deal, Cold Ridge is on sale in December for just $1.99 and Night’s Landing for $3.99. And check out the great new digital look for this bestselling series:

Book One: Cold Ridge

Book Two: Night’s Landing

Book Three: The Rapids

Book Four: Dark Sky

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Running, Writing and June Book Deals

May was a whirlwind and now it’s mid-June. Almost summer! It’s a great time to be on our hilltop in Vermont. I just chased a woodchuck out of the rose garden and watched a hummingbird flutter among the flowers. I was on a quick break from writing.

Yes, I’m writing!

I know it’s been longer than usual between book releases, and I appreciate the notes from readers wanting more books. It’s happening! I’ve been in “deep work” mode, as well as spending quality time with my ailing mother and my young grandchildren.

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April Flowers and April News

Happy April! I love these early spring days. Daffodils and tulips are popping up here on our hilltop in Vermont, near Quechee Gorge. Tulips are risky with the critters but fingers crossed. I’ll report back.

I’m writing, as always, and look forward to finally talking more about what I have in the works. Yay!

I do have some news. Print-lovers, Finding You will be back in paperback on October 26. It’s one of my early single-title romantic suspense novels. Jayne Ann Krentz called it “A delicious read. Bright, sassy and romantic.”  You can pre-order your copy toda… Read More

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A recipe for hot chocolate

When we were growing up in small-town New England, my six brothers and sisters and I would spend hours sledding on the hills behind our 18th-century house (a work-in-progress!). We’d come in pink-cheeked, usually with snow in our boots and cold, and inevitably our mother had a big pot of hot chocolate simmering on the wood stove. What a way to warm up!

I’ve made lots of hot chocolate since then, for adults as well as children. I’ve used mixes but prefer to make it from scratch. Since my father was Dutch, I’ve tended to use Droste cocoa. King Arthur Baking Company, its head… Read More

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Welcome, December!

December to me means family, friends, afternoon tea, reading by the fire and reflecting on the past year. And writing. Of course, writing! It’s rare a day that I don’t write. Right now I’m in “monk mode” with new projects, a great place to be on these short, chilly (cold!) days.

My granddaughter and I are planning St. Nicholas Day (December 6) festivities. She’s in the second grade and loves to draw and do art projects, especially ones involving glitter. I love her cheerful rendition of sunflowers, below, that she did for me last week. I can’t help … Read More

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RIVAL’S BREAK in paperback today!

Love paperbacks? Rival’s Break is in mass market paperback today. Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan are back home for a family wedding, but life is never quiet for long for them and their friends. Enjoy!





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RIVAL’S BREAK in paperback!

A deadly poisoning. A stolen Irish painting. A criminal mastermind at work.

Rival’s Break, they latest Sharpe & Donovan suspense novel, will be out in paperback on July 28! I’m excited, and I know many readers have been waiting for the paperback edition.

The story takes place on the southern Maine coast in Autumn. After a grueling few weeks apart art crimes expert Emma Sharpe and undercover agent Colin Donovan are home for a family wedding…but it’s anything but a quiet weekend when Colin discovers an MI5 undercover officer near death aboard a yacht moored nearb… Read More

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BOOK NEWS: Classic Mill Brook Trilogy now in eBook!

Early in my writing career, I penned a number of short romance novels, stories with lots of humor, adventures and often a touch of mystery. They went out of print and were never in eBook. Readers who want to read or reread them have had to scour garage sales and such.

No more!

I’m delighted the Mill Brook trilogy is now available in eBook*, with only light editing on my part. Finders Keepers (Book 1) is now on sale, and Within Reason (Book 2) follows on February 4th) and That Stubborn Yankee (Book 3) on February 25th.

All three books are set in Vermont and Tennessee, two places I know well. We live in … Read More

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BOOK NEWS: The Carriage House and The Cabin on sale

Two books in my popular Carriage House romantic suspense series are on sale through September 30! Each title is a standalone story, starting with The Carriage House, now just $1.99 in eBook. The second book in the series is The Cabin, on sale in eBook for $4.99. Click on the titles for buy links and more information on the stories. 

These two books are followed by Stonebrook Cottage and The HarborI recently wrote a sequel novella, “Secret Hideaway,” featuring Texas Ranger Jack Galway and Susanna Galway’s daughters from The Cabin.All four books in the series were New Read More

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