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A Gift

A gift for you

LAST WEEK I bought a zero-gravity chair and marble table for the patio. There was a lovely spot under the Magnolia tree that needed a quiet reading chair. Isn’t it cute? Sadly, it’s rained every day since I tucked it into position. So, I’m stuck in my office with my three pug Muses. Cole and Porsche [ ... ]

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Guilty

Tea and a read

From the Book Jacket… On a warm summer’s morning, thirteen-year-old school girl Constance Lawson is reported missing. A few days later, Constance’s uncle, Karl Lawson, suddenly finds himself swept up in a media frenzy created by journalist Amanda Bowe implying that he is the prime suspect. Six years later … Karl’s life is in ruins. His marriage is over, his [ ... ]

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What a Wild Ride

DUE TO LIFE getting in the way, I’m late in blogging about the release of my fourth book, Frozen Statues, Perdition Games. The announcement went out to the subscriber list a few weeks ago, so if you’d like to hear about new releases (hummm, promptly, I mean) you can sign up HERE. In addition to life, I [ ... ]

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Celebrate Spring!

Click on your favourite online retailer to download your FREE copy today SPRING IS FINALLY here. The snow is gone and crocuses are sprouting in southwestern Ontario. The pugs are happy to be outside without sinking to their curly tails in snowdrifts. Soon we’ll be able to relax in the garden with a good book. [ ... ]

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The Butterfly Garden

From the Book Jacket… Near an isolated mansion lies a beautiful garden. In this garden grow luscious flowers, shady trees…and a collection of precious “butterflies”—young women who have been kidnapped and intricately tattooed to resemble their namesakes. Overseeing it all is the Gardener, a brutal, twisted man obsessed with capturing and preserving his lovely specimens. When [ ... ]

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Why I love Hirsch’s new book

I SELDOM COMMENT on why a novel impacts me. My reviews are objective, and I keep the personal side to myself. I’m making an exception with Joseph Hirsch’s contemporary literature novel, Up in the Treehouse (September 2016). I grew up as a military brat until I was on my own at seventeen. When I was fourteen, [ ... ]

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Up in the Treehouse

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From the Book Jacket… Johnny Cotter first met Charlie Milner when they were both children, attending Freeport Kindergarten. It was there that their friendship formed, and it was at Charlie’s house, in his backyard, and up in his treehouse, where the boys grew closer. But as childhood gives way to adolescence, Charlie finds himself the [ ... ]

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Squall

From the Book Jacket…   Bush pilot and family man Tom Stokes is about to face the worst day of his life. On a clear winter morning, he sets out in his Cessna 180 to do some repairs on a remote hunt camp, leaving his five-year-old son and very pregnant wife snug in their beds. [ ... ]

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All Good Deeds

From the Book Jacket…  Don’t call Lucy Kendall a serial killer. She’s fighting for the innocent, and she’ll do whatever it takes to bring justice. When a child disappears, Lucy quickly discovers the link to a predator she’s faced before–a man the state of Pennsylvania decided to turn loose on the streets. Determined to find [ ... ]

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The Girl in the Ice

Tea and a read

From the Book Jacket… Her eyes are wide open. Her lips parted as if to speak. Her dead body frozen in the ice…She is not the only one. When a young boy discovers the body of a woman beneath a thick sheet of ice in a South London park, Detective Erika Foster is called in [ ... ]

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Visit our section on the three current books and upcoming release Shadow Tag, Perdition Games in 2018.