Happy Halloween, Darlings!!!

Thanks to everyone who signed up to be entered into my Fall Cozy Giveaway! As promised, I’m announcing the winner here. So, without further delay…

Congratulations to…

Letty Peña Blanchard

Letty, all of these lovely prizes will be coming your way soon.  To all the rest, I'm sorry you didn't win, but stay subscribed, as more fun giveaways are just around the corner!
Meanwhile, In The News!  

Had a fabulous time at the Chicago Public Library’s Carl Sandburg awards! Pictured here with fellow Chicago authors, Greg Borzo and Linda Gartz.

At the Union League Club in Chicago for their first ever “Chicago Authors Book Feast.”  Pictured here with Susanna Calkins and Rita Dragonette!

Pictured with authors (top): Terry Chambers, Albert Bell, Libby Fischer Hellman and Reavis Wortham. Also, (black and white): August Norman and Elena Hartwell!

Had a blast meeting old and new friends at the annual Magna cum Murder book conference in Indianapolis, IN!
Author Sightings!

With Cheryl Stritzel McCarthy, author of Many Hands Make Light Work, at her event in Naperville, Il.

Met up with the very talented author, Gaye Mack, in Wauconda, Il.!
Award News!


A Veil Removed advanced to the semi-finals in the Mystery and Mayhem category of the Chanticleer Awards! 
A Little Plug!  

I’m excited to share that a friend of mine—author, Betsy Graziani Fasbinder—has launched a new podcast, The Morning Glory Project. She’s a fantastic interviewer!

Check it out here:
And don’t forget…

The whole Henrietta and Inspector Howard series will soon be out on

As you may or may not know, Book 1 of the series, A Girl Like You, was released on audio through Amazon in 2017.  For various reasons, the release of the rest of the series was stalled…until now!  After receiving tons of requests from readers, I’ve decided to partner with Findaway Voices to produce and distribute the series to over 40 different venues, including Amazon, Itunes, Nook, Google, your local library, and many others! 
Best of all, the amazingly talented, award-winning, Jayne Entwistle, has agreed to return as the narrator!  I’ll keep you posted as the audio books are released.  Hope you enjoy!

Book 1 available now!!

Coming soon . . .

A special request . . .
Please take a quick second to follow me on Book Bub!!!!  I’m trying to get 1,000 followers before book 5 of the Henrietta and Inspector Howard series—A Child Lost—comes out into the world.

If I do, then I stand a better chance of Book Bub putting me in front of their millions of  readers!!!  (Currently, I’m at 746, so we can do it!)

It will really help me, and it just takes a second:

. . . Book Funnel News! 

Recently, I decided to partner with a variety of other authors on Book Funnel, which delivers FREE ebooks – via any platform or device!  Each month I’ll include the link to the current bundle of free books I’m grouped with for your perusal.  Hopefully you’ll be able to discover some new great reads! 
Here’s this month’s bundle:

  Click here:
Events . . . 

Local Author day!
Naperville Public Library/95th Street Branch; Naperville, Il.; November 2, 2019, 1-4 pm
  • Facebook Host on Breathless, Bubbles, and Books on Nov. 17th!
  • Grayslake Fine Arts Show, Grayslake, Il. Village Hall, 5-8 pm. I’ll be reading from my work and signing books!
  • Facebook Host on Bookworms Anonymous, Dec. 9th
  • Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend: Jefferson, Tx. Jan 17-19, 2020
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