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How to Make Beeswax Candles

Many years ago, when my husband and I were dating, we made homemade candles around the holidays. In my holiday novella, Candleglow and Mistletoe, the heroine, a concert pianist, works in her aunt’s candle shop for the holidays. The hero … Continue reading

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Ice Hockey in upstate NY.

I admit to not being an avid fan of ice hockey, although my husband and son are both die-hard fans. As a transplant to the sunny south, it’s been years since my family has attended an ice hockey game. However, … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

Today I’m sharing some beautiful Inspirational Quotes: “The great gift of Easter is hope.”- Basil C. Hume “Easter spells out beauty, the rare beauty of new life.”- S.D.Gordon “The very first Easter taught us this: that life never ends and … Continue reading

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Forged in Fire by Kayelle Allen

FREE March 23, 2018 – March 27, 2018 ONLY When the immortal Pietas is marooned on a barren world with no food and few survival tools, he knows it could be worse. He could be alone. But that’s the problem. … Continue reading

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ST. PATRICK’S ROMANCE GIVEAWAY MARCH 12-29

St. Paddy’s Day is coming up and we have three pots of gold we’re eager to share! First, visit our giveaway and enter for your chance to win one of 7 prizes, a Kindle Paperwhite with matching leather case, Kindle … Continue reading

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OH DANNY BOY

It’s March and my thoughts turn to all things Irish and OH DANNY BOY  Here’s the link for Oh Danny Boy This pot of gold could hold more than they bargained for… Grand. Just grand. Clara Donovan’s failure to keep … Continue reading

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Chestnuts Roasting on an Open Fire…

Well, how about chestnuts just roasting? Here’s a quick and easy recipe for roasting chestnuts in the oven: 1. Preheat oven to 425 F. 2. On the flat side of the chestnut, cut a large X with a sharp paring … Continue reading

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I Love You More

As we approach Valentine’s Day, many of us think of hearts and flowers and candy. In my sweet romance novella, I Love You More, I tackle the subject of international adoption, a subject very close to my heart. Many of … Continue reading

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Seeking Fortune–An emotionally gripping Inspirational Regency Romance

Seeking Fortune, my Regency Inspirational Romance, is live!  This is the story of Valentina Rupa, a Gypsy fortune-teller, and James Colchester, an English landed gentry. This book received 6000 nominations on Amazon Scout. Here’s the blurb: Losing his wife and … Continue reading

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An Excerpt from A Portuguese Christmas

One of the last chapters in my sweet romance novella, A Portuguese Christmas, explores Christmas Eve traditions in Portugal. Krystal, the heroine, is a professional surfer. Adolfo, the hero, is a Portuguese olive farmer. Veronica, Krystal’s cousin, married a Portuguese … Continue reading

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