Back home in Vermont from Ireland

We’re home after almost a month in Ireland. We’re back to weeds in the gardens, fuzzy stuff in the fridge and gorgeous New England fall weather and foliage. We stacked a cord of wood delivered on Saturday and have a visit in the works with my mother. And I had a great chat with my fabulous agent on Monday.

Hard to believe last week we were hiking the Irish hills!

 

Tomorrow (September 30) is the final day to enter my Sharpe & Donovan 10th Anniversary Giveaway. In addition to signed copies of the entire Sharpe & Donovan series, one lucky winner will receive Irish beeswax cand… Read More

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A gift from Ireland

Hello from Ireland! Joe and I just arrived at a small cottage on the southwest coast, within walking distance of some great restaurants and shops. It’s a great place to write! Of course we’re doing lots of walks and hikes, too.

Yesterday I found a great little gift to add to our giveaway celebrating the tenth anniversary of the launch of my Sharpe and Donovan series. A pair of Hanna’s Bees small Irish-made pillar candles: “These beautiful hand-rolled beeswax candles burn with a gentle flame and release a sweet and comforting scent of honey and beeswax.”

Here’s a photo I took at our cottage:

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A special giveaway to celebrate 10 years of Sharpe and Donovan!

We’re breaking out the Irish whiskey here and hosting a special giveaway to celebrate the tenth anniversary of my Sharpe and Donovan series. Saint’s Gate hit stores on August 23, 2011. It’s the first book featuring Emma Sharpe, Colin Donovan, their families, colleagues and friends. They’ve gone on to many adventures since then, taking us right along with them.

Be sure to enter the giveaway by the end of September for a chance to win signed copies of all the books in the series so far, as well as goodies from Boston, Maine and Ireland. I’m still in the process of selec… Read More

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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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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: 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

Beneath the surface lie the greatest tr… Read More

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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. 🙂

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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