Spotlight: The it Girl and Me

The It Girl and Me: A Novel of Clara Bow by Laini Giles Publication Date: March 25, 2017 Sepia Stories Publishing eBook & Paperback; 341 Pages Series: Forgotten Actresses, Book #2 Gere: Historical Fiction/Biographical Daisy DeVoe has left her abusive husband, her father has been pinched for bootlegging, and she’s embarrassed by her rural Kentucky… Continue reading Spotlight: The it Girl and Me


Bookblast! The Painter’s Apprentice 

I wanted to give you all a heads up on this exciting new book available next week. Hopefully you’ll be as excited as I am to read this. The Painter’s Apprentice by Laura Morelli Publication Date: November 15, 2017 The Scriptorium eBook; 482 Pages Series: The Gondola Maker, Book Two Genre: Fiction/Historical Star-crossed lovers with… Continue reading Bookblast! The Painter’s Apprentice 


Spotlight: The General’s Women

The General’s Women by Susan Wittig Albert Publication Date: March 7, 2017 Persevero Press Formats: Hardcover, Paperback, eBook, & Audio Genre: Fiction/Historical/Biographical A compelling story of love, betrayal, and ambition by New York Times bestselling author Susan Wittig Albert, The General’s Women tells the story of two women–Kay Summersby and Mamie Eisenhower—in love with the same man: General Dwight Eisenhower. Set during the chaotic years of World War II, The General’s Women tells the story of the conflicted relationship… Continue reading Spotlight: The General’s Women


Spotlight: The Life and Deaths Of Blanch Nero

The Life and Deaths of Blanche Nero by Ken Brigham   At fifteen, Blanche Nero watches the electrocution of her Italian immigrant father, punishment for the inexplicable brutal murder of his recently acquired friend Old Man Flaherty. She resolves to do something with her life that values humanity over justice, mercy over sacrifice. But she… Continue reading Spotlight: The Life and Deaths Of Blanch Nero

April A to Z Challenge 2017 · Uncategorized

April A to Z Augusta {C}hiwy

Bastogne, Belgium played a significant role in the Battle of the Bulge during WW2. It was during this long battle that the Nazi’s attempted one final major push to get the Allies out of Europe. It was also where one nurse, in particular, sacrificed everything to save hundreds of American soldiers lives only to be… Continue reading April A to Z Augusta {C}hiwy


I Swear I Didn’t Fall Off the Face of The Earth!

I have been a bit of a ghost lately but I sweat I have a good excuse! I actually finished draft one of my book Woman in Red. I clocked in with just under 82,000. My last month or so has been dedicated to finishing this up. So now what’s next? Well I am editing… Continue reading I Swear I Didn’t Fall Off the Face of The Earth!


Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners

To write well, you have to read everything. And by everything I truly mean everything, from shampoo labels to the greats. How can we know how we want to write if we don’t try to mimic those that have come before us? One of the best ways to find the greats is to choose the… Continue reading Top Ten Tuesday: My Favorite Pulitzer Prize Winners