The Dew That Goes Early Away The Gilded Age saga of the tumultuous Crenshaw and Weldon families continues! Unwed and pregnant, Thankful Crenshaw comes home and makes a tragic and life-changing decision. She misses the close relationship she once had with her newly religious brother, Buck, who spends his days in the Arizona desert converting … Continue reading THE DEW THAT GOES EARLY AWAY
Captivating saga of betrayal, revenge and redemption in Gilded Age America! Cadet Buck Crenshaw’s integrity is tested when West Point Military Academy opens its doors to black cadets. Will Buck keep his place in the yearling pecking order or throw it away taking a stand for Cadet Milford Streeter? Escaping west to Fort Grant, Arizona, … Continue reading $.99 Sale Today!
How do you start with a tiny spark of inspiration and end with a six book series? I’ve just released THE ONE MY HEART LOVES, the fifth book in THE TENAFLY ROAD SERIES so I thought it would be fun to walk down memory lane. My writing mission that I didn’t know I had at … Continue reading What’s Your Mission in Life?
I suppose most Victorians had sex that we’d consider pretty normal. Some had affairs and others–a small minority–practiced continence.
“I’ll keep having babies until they stop taking them away.”
Meet Horace Wells, a fine young Aquarian dentist (we share a birthday). The studious and altruistic Wells volunteered (at a circus) to test the effects of nitrous oxide. He felt positively nothing and was the first patient in America to be operated under ether. Shortly thereafter he began using the stuff on his happy patients, … Continue reading A Dentist and a Misfit
Your love is like a morning cloud, like the dew that goes early away. Hosea 6:4 My daughter tells me a hook up is expected after three dates. A few years ago my son told me it was after three weeks and before that I’d heard three months. Free love is more like free mating … Continue reading Novel Inspiration: Free Love
What if you’re the favorite child and grow up beautiful in a house of secrets? You’re a smart girl and learn quite young how to skirt your parents’ anger with a smile and outward compliance. Your rebellion comes late and turns in upon itself. Your admirers see a blue dress and a seductive impetuosity. Your … Continue reading Novel Inspiration: A Deserted Girl
Last week I introduced you to Samantha Hennessy at SAMANTHA HENNESSY DESIGN who created the cover for my latest novel THE DEW THAT GOES EARLY AWAY – and the covers for all of my books. (PART ONE HERE) Enjoy part two of this interview with the very talented SAMANTHA HENNESSY: When did you first realize … Continue reading COVER DESIGN: Interview With Samantha Hennessy (part two)
One of the joys of independent publishing is finding a cover designer who “gets” your work. Samantha Hennessy at SAMANTHA HENNESSY DESIGN is the IT GIRL for me. Her cover for my latest novel THE DEW THAT GOES EARLY AWAY is a lush, velvety dream (I’ve had people at book fairs gush over it). A … Continue reading COVER DESIGN: Interview With Samantha Hennessy (part one)