๐’๐ก๐ข๐ง๐ฒ ๐ง๐ž๐ฐ ๐Ÿ“-๐ฌ๐ญ๐š๐ซ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฏ๐ข๐ž๐ฐ ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐€๐๐ƒ ๐๐˜ ๐…๐ˆ๐‘๐„!!!

Chuffed to share this great new review from Rozier Reads and Wine (a bookish Instagrammer)! Some highlights . . . ๐Ÿ”ฅ โ€œ๐‡๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฒ, ๐ฆ๐ฒ๐ฌ๐ญ๐ž๐ซ๐ฒ, ๐ซ๐จ๐ฆ๐š๐ง๐œ๐ž, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฑ ๐ญ๐จ๐ ๐ž๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ซ ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ฌ๐จ๐ฆ๐ž ๐ญ๐ฐ๐ข๐ฌ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐ญ๐จ ๐ฆ๐š๐ค๐ž ๐ญ๐ก๐ข๐ฌ ๐š ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฒ ๐ฌ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐ฌ๐Ÿ๐ฒ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐. ๐Ÿ”ฅ โ€œI thought this mystery book was extremely well done. The mysteries in each time period…

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History, Books, Wine and ME

Itโ€™s ALWAYS Happy Hour somewhere, right? So, you can listen to this fabulous podcast morning, noon, or night (drink optional). Today Iโ€™m DELIGHTED to be the guest author on the โ€œHistory, Books and Wineโ€. Listen wherever you download your favorite podcasts as chat with fellow authors Eliza Knight and Lori Ann Bailey covering some of…

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Autumn Book Trailer for AND BY FIRE

Donโ€™t know as Iโ€™ve said this before but my dual-timeline mystery ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—•๐—ฌ ๐—™๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—ป ๐—ฎ๐˜‚๐˜๐˜‚๐—บ๐—ป ๐—ป๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—น. In modern London fall is in the air even as the scent of burning leaves comingles with the more distressing odors of burning bodiesโ€”including one posed as a crucified Christ. In London of 1666 the Great Fireโ€”an…

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AND BY FIRE is a Kindle Monthly Deal!

I am delighted to announce that Amazon has selected And by Fire as a Kindle Monthly Deal for September! That means that from now until the end of September you can purchase a Kindle eBook copy of And by Fire for just $1.99. What are you waiting for? If you’ve already read my twisty dual-timeline…

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Finding Notes In Booksโ€”itโ€™s not just a plot point

My novel, And by Fire, involves a collection of โ€œcase notesโ€ discovered by my modern London detectivesโ€”DIs Nigella Parker and Colm Oโ€™Learyโ€”but written by a pair of amateur sleuths more than three-hundred-fifty years earlier. Tucking things away in books not unheard of. I find everything from receipts to old school pictures tucked in mine. But…

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Where in the World is AND BY FIRE?

And by Fire has been out in the world for a little over two months now. And when I say out in the world, I MEAN IT. I am getting jealous! My mystery novel is connecting with readers in so many great placesโ€”from the UK to Alaska! Thanks to the readers who have thus far…

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More Reader Praise for AND BY FIRE

It’s been less than one month since And by Fire released and I continue to be awestruck by the reader love my novel is receiving. Today to celebrate, I am sharing some of my favorite recent review quotes, illustrated by yours truly. Pleasing the Anglophiles . . . As a Yank, getting the tone right…

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It’s UK National Crime Reading Month!!!

Hey UK friends and readersโ€”itโ€™s time to CELEBRATE crime. Crime Fiction that is. Today, June 1st, marks the start of the United Kingdomโ€™s annual โ€œNational Crime Reading Month,โ€ an event spearheaded by the UK Crime Writersโ€™ Association! National Crime Reading Month (and we REALLY need one on this side of the pond) โ€œaims to bring…

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๐Ÿฅ‚๐—ฅ๐—ฒ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐—ฒ ๐—ฑ๐—ฎ๐˜† ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—”๐—ก๐—— ๐—•๐—ฌ ๐—™๐—œ๐—ฅ๐—˜ ๐—ถ๐˜€ ๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ฒ ๐—ฎ๐˜ ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜!!!

As of today, And by Fire is on shelves everywhere! Thanks to everyone who has pre-ordered (with a special shout out to my Pyros and First Sparks)! If you havenโ€™t already purchased your copy of And by Fire, I hope I can tempt you to do so today, on launch day. I am dying (well…

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