The story of the true-life inspiration (Maude Collins, Ohio’s first female sheriff in 1925) for Lily Ross.
Sorghum? What’s that? A delicious baking sweetener! Here’s a recipe for cookies.
Through THE WIDOWS, I connected with a reader who was mentored by my Aunt Opal.
The Battle for Blair Mountain–a stunning, historic uprising that many have not heard of.
I love Book Clubs! I love visiting them in person or via Skype. I just love knowing Book Clubs are out there–reading THE WIDOWS as well as other great books. And I’m grateful for these mini-communities of discussion, reading, and fellowship.
Visiting a high school for a senior-wide read of THE WIDOWS.
On the road with THE WIDOWS… and Buttermilk Pie!
Publication Day for The Widows is less than a week away! I'm so grateful to the team at Minotaur Books for launching this novel into the world in such a thorough and thoughtful way. And I'm delighted to share the first chapter--just click here to read it. Leave a...
THE WIDOWS, my first novel in my Kinship Historical Mystery series, is set in the Appalachian foothills of Ohio in 1925—and I couldn’t have written it without music. By that I mean both music to keep me energized while writing, and music as part of the story. Music...
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