Happy July 4!

Happy July 4 to all who celebrate! I wrote this piece, from my former Sanity Check column, when our daughters were young girls. Now they’re grown women, but I think the column still has a relevant message. I hope you enjoy it! Happy July 4! Quick–which...

Welcome!

Thank you for dropping by my website and for visiting my blog. When I happened upon the inspiration for Lily Ross, a sheriff in 1925 rural southeastern Ohio, I knew I’d found a character who would have deep, compelling stories to tell. Perhaps more importantly, I knew...