And the Winner is . . .
Thanks to everyone who participated!  
I'd like to take a moment to  welcome all new subscribers and to thank all of my existing ones for your continued support.  
Hope you'll stay tuned for the next big contest;
The next winner could be YOU!
And now without further ado . . . the winner of this lovely vacation prize is . . .

Chris Wiezorek!
Congrats, Chris! Enjoy!
. . . In The News!  

Had a blast at the Historical Novel Society Conference in Oxon Hill, Maryland!  I was in a constant state of amazement – so many of my favorite authors were there!  Wish I could include all the pics, but there’s not enough room!

         With Kate Quinn!               With Dolen Perkins-Valdez &
                                                             Connie Hertzberg Mayo!

A Veil Removed was recently featured in
Woman’s World AND Hollywood Weekly!  Whoo-hoo!


Loved being at the Grayslake Farmers Market, courtesy of This Old Book

Thank you, Janet Elliott, for being such a huge supporter of local authors! 

Get an inside look at my influences, process and marketing tips in this in-depth interview for Chanticleer!

Breaking News!  My essay, “The Ghosts of Jefferson,” was selected to be a part of the great Kathy Murphy’s latest anthology: The Pulpwood Queens Celebrate 20 Years!  You’ll be able to pre-order your copy soon, so stay tuned!
And speaking of the Pulpwood Queens, get your ticket now for the Girlfriend Weekend in Jefferson, Tx (Jan 16-18, 2020)!  It’s unlike ANY book conference you’ve ever been to – a whole weekend of fun for readers and authors!!!  I’ve already got my ticket!

Meanwhile . . .

A Veil Removed is on an Instagram Book Tour!  Here are just a few of the images coming in!  Send me yours – I’d love to see them! 
Awards . . . !

Chanticleer’s 2020 long lists are beginning to be posted!  Thrilled that A Veil Removed placed on the Mystery and Mayhem list.  Fingers crossed that it makes it to the next round!
. . . Book Funnel News!

Recently, I decided to partner with a variety of other authors on Book Funnel, which delivers FREE ebooks and/or chapters – 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 bundles:


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Events . . . 
  • Book Club discussion; This Old Book; Grayslake, Il.; July 25, Time TBD
  • Local Author day; Naperville Public Library/95 Street Branch; Naperville, Il.; November 2, 2019, 1-4 pm
  • Book Club Discussion; Galena Public Library; Galena, Il.; September 17, 6pm
  • Magna Cum Murder XXV Conference; The Columbia Club, Indianapolis, In.; October 25-27
  • Pulpwood Queens Girlfriend Weekend: Jefferson, Tx. Jan 17-19, 2020
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