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I write contemporary romance, nonfiction children’s books and I blog about living a healthy lifestyle. While each type of writing I do is unique, they are all very much a part of me as a woman, wife, mother and grandmother. I love to hear from my readers. What you like, don’t like, how life is treating you at the moment—the good, the bad, the ugly. Comment on my blog or email me anytime. I hope to hear from you soon.


Saving lost souls is hard work. Just ask Olivia and Zack, two angels who’ve been assigned to bring Maggie and Ian together. Zack was Olivia’s CIA partner in life, and he’s become her nemesis in death. What Olivia doesn’t realize is that Zack has vowed to love her into eternity.Angels R’ Us

I hope you enjoy the story. Stay tuned for Zack and Olivia’s next assignment.

Angels R Us is the first short story in the Crooked Halo Chronicles free to anyone who subscribes to my newsletter. Current newsletter subscribers receive free copies, too.

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What do an inquisitive reporter, a dedicated cop, and a band of geriatric mystery sleuths have in common? The desire to see justice done!
Leave Me Breathless

Tossed from a prestigious San Francisco newspaper, journalist C.J. Pulaski returns to her hometown of Conspiracy, California, in disgrace. She’s hit rock bottom and will do anything to find her next big story and get her career back on track. In desperation, she even joins her father’s Trench Coat Brigade, a wacky group of seniors with a penchant for solving mysteries.

After his partner was killed in the line of duty, Nate Cole left the LAPD to become police chief in Conspiracy. Small town living suits him just fine until he has to solve a thirty-five-year-old murder, keep the Trench Coat Brigade in line and deal with a spunky, outspoken reporter. Now, Nate suspects there’s been something missing from his life—C.J.



Farmer Terry is a spud guy. He raises two varieties of potatoes, Russet Norkotah and Red. Farmer Terry planted his first potatoes in high school with his brother, John, and continues to grow them today. Text with photographs of Farmer Terry tells the story of how potatoes are grown.

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