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INSPY Award Win

INSPY Award Win

No words for once with this INSPY win for A BOUND HEART. Huge, heartfelt thanks to readers, judges, & all who are the heart & soul of this very meaningful award.💛 Congratulations to the other winners who make a wonderful reading list! 2020 INSPY AWARDS

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Tidewater Bride Cover Reveal

Tidewater Bride Cover Reveal

Selah Hopewell seems to be the only woman in the Virginia Colony who has no wish to wed. True, there are too many men and far too few women in James Towne. But Selah already has her hands full assisting her father in the family’s shop. And now she is in charge of an...

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At my desk out west

At my desk out west

It's that wonderful time of almost summer when I just pressed SEND and returned galleys of Tidewater Bride to my publisher & am now almost ready to share the new cover while awaiting the final pages to read one last time before the book goes to print. I usually...

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Upcoming historical fiction…

Upcoming historical fiction…

Some publishing houses are known for their beautiful cover art and I'm happy my publisher- Revell - is one of them. Cover reveals are one of my favorite parts of publishing so it's a joy to share some upcoming historical fiction that recently caught my eye. It's...

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Inspired by…

Inspired by…

What inspires a novel or character? Sometimes it's simply an image like this one. When I first saw it I knew I was looking at the heroine in my twelfth historical novel, Tidewater Bride. She embodies Selah Hopewell, the enduring, emotionally torn daughter of James...

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Tidewater Bride

Tidewater Bride

There's something magical about a new cover. When that file pops up in my inbox from my publisher's art director, it's indescribable! Now that it's May and catalog time for booksellers, I've just seen the cover for my 12th novel, Tidewater Bride, releasing from Revell...

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