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Now in Paperback – Palmetto Princesses!

For a little while now, Palmetto Princesses has been available in ebook and audiobook formats, and I’ve been delighted to hear from folks who’ve enjoyed my middle grade novel by reading it from a screen or listening to Kimberly Buhl’s narration. But I kept hearing requests to make the book available in a print edition as well. I love the feel of a paperback book in my hands too, so I understood why people might want to enjoy my story in print.

Palmetto Princesses paperback front coverI’ve never independently published in print before, though, so it took a little time to put it together (including the creation of a brand new cover). I’m so pleased with the final product, and I’m happy to present you with the print edition of Palmetto Princesses, now available from Amazon, BN.com and Createspace.

In honor of this new paperback edition, I wanted to tell you a little more about the making of this book. Continue reading

Congrats to the Sparks Winners

Thank you so much to everyone who entered my winter Sparks giveaway. The three winners have been selected and notified via email, so check your inbox (and spam filter) to see if you’ve won!

First Prize Winner: sze…..@yahoo.com – Winner has replied, and prizes sent.
Runners Up: njs…….@yahoo.com and lat….@hotmail.com
(still waiting for replies from runners up)

Robert B. Parker – Your Light Shines On

Robert ParkerRobert B. Parker died four years ago this month. He’s still considered the Dean of American Crime Fiction and because of that there’s a good chance you’ve read one of his 70 novels. Some of his more popular series are Spenser, Jesse Stone and Sunny Randall. You’ve probably seen a movie or are a fan of a TV show based on his novels.

I’ve been a fan since my first Spenser novel. So, several years ago I heard he would be the featured speaker at a local Palm Beach book fair. I quickly signed on for an autograph table for my own books. But what I wanted was to hear him speak. What a day! Continue reading