BOOK NEWS: First in two series now on sale

Do you like to read a series in order? I don’t always start a series at the beginning, but once I’m into the characters and their stories, I love going back and reading the books in order, especially starting with the first one. Now the first books in my Sharpe & Donovan suspense series and my Swift River Valley contemporary romance series are on sale for just $1.99.

Saint’s Gate

Two people, isolated by their pasts. An obsessive killer who will force them together. Welcome to the Sharpe & Donovan Series!

Secrets of the Lost Summer

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A lovely Vermont evening at Phoenix Books

Last night’s launch party for Rival’s Break was wonderful, such fun for me as an author. I had the best time chatting with readers (a packed house!) and wandering through Phoenix Books downtown Rutland, Vermont. If you’re in Vermont during our popular leaf-peeping season, I hope you’ll stop at any of the four Phoenix Books locations. Tell them I said hi. ūüôā

Many thanks to all who made this memorable evening possible!

I got so caught up in chatting with everyone that I didn’t take many photos, but here are a few. It was a beautiful evening to drive along the pictures… Read More

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RIVAL’S BREAK available today!

Celebrating today with¬†Rival’s Break hitting stores! I’m so grateful for the early positive reviews on this latest in my Sharpe and Donovan suspense series featuring Maine-born, Boston-based FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan. As many readers have said, you don’t need to have read the previous installments (eight books, one novella) in the series to dive in with¬†Rival’s Break.

A reminder that I’ll be at Phoenix Books in Rutland, Vermont, on Thursday for a signing, chat and Rival’s Break launch party. The festivities start at 6:30 PM. I hope y… Read More

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For a perfect getaway…books!

I love to write on getaways to hotels, inns and cottages, but reading? A must, and a special pleasure. I always have a print book with me (as well as my e-reader) on the road, but what fun it is to discover books on my various stays.¬†Bedside Reading pairs luxury hotels with up-and-coming books. Oh, my. How perfect! Rival’s Break is a featured novel this summer, and I couldn’t be more honored and thrilled. Here it is in the gorgeous Mandarin Oriental New York.Quite a reading spot! Thank you!

When signing at Turn the Page Bookstore in picturesque Boonsboro, MD, authors are invited to sig… Read More

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Special Giveaway of Maine Goodies

Rival’s Break¬†will be in stores on August 27, just one week from today! We’re celebrating this latest Sharpe & Donovan suspense novel with a special giveaway of goodies. I asked, and readers let me know what they’d like me to grab on my recent trip to the Maine coast. I added a few of my favorites, too.

Click here to enter.

The contest ends on August 31. Below are photos of goodies (including signed copies of some of my books set in Maine!) awaiting one lucky reader.  

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Sharpe & Donovan Trivia Quiz and RIVAL’S BREAK Excerpt

Rival’s Break¬†hits stores on August 27, just a couple of weeks from now. (It’s currently 30% off in hardcover at Amazon and B&N online; I don’t know for how long so grab your copy today!) We’ve done up a fun Sharpe & Donovan Trivia Quiz (my kids love trivia), and you can read Chapter 1 and Chapter 2 of Rival’s Break at the same time.

Click here for the quiz, excerpt and more info.

And don’t forget¬†Impostor’s Lure is in paperback now!

Fun fact: the photos above and below feature¬†the Cliff Walk in Ardmore, Ireland, where a scene in¬†Rival’s Read More

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IMPOSTOR’S LURE is now in paperback!

Have you been waiting for the paperback release of¬†Impostor’s Lure? Today’s the day! Awarded Just Reviews Book of the Year, it’s a fast-paced story featuring FBI agents Emma Sharpe and Colin Donovan. Also playing a role: their small Boston-based team, their families in Maine and Ireland and their friends, including an English art thief and MI5 asset and an Irish priest (reader favorites!). The story takes place in Boston, Maine, Ireland and England, great for any of us with midsummer wanderlust.

Master of suspense and New York Times bestselling author Carla Neggers deRead More

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Phoenix Books in Rutland on August 29!

Mark Your Calendar

I’m thrilled to be returning to Phoenix Books in Rutland on Thursday, August 29, for a launch party for¬†Rival’s Break. We’ll chat, celebrate and have a great time! The fun starts at 6:30 PM.¬†This is a great independent bookstore located in downtown Rutland, Vermont. There are many wonderful places to stay if you’re visiting the area for a few days.

See you then. I can’t wait!

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Summer in Boston

Does summer in the city appeal to you? I spent my first summer in Boston after my junior year in college and had a great time. Long walks in the evening, 4th of July fireworks, ice cream shops, harbor dinner cruises (well, one), Beacon Hill window boxes and countless other bonuses of a city summer. We love our hilltop house in Vermont and our excursions to Ireland and Maine, but our July, August and September visits to Boston are special, and not just because our grandchildren live there! Not something I thought much about that first summer in the city…

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