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Summer Review Wars: Free Books and $200 Prize

Summer Review Wars Reading Orgy Get Free Books and a chance to win a $200 Gift Card! Over 40 authors–including yours truly–are participating in Summer Review Wars. The ladies at Moonlight and Mystery are sponsoring this month long reading orgy. You’ll receive free books and invitations to Facebook parties where you can win more prizes and freebies from the authors. All you need to do is fill out the form. You get to choose which books you read. We […]

Summer Review Wars

Author of Lacewood--Jessica James

Book Whammy: Lacewood-A Novel of Time and Place by Jessica James 1 comment

Lacewood: A Novel of Time and Place   Sometimes love is too powerful for one lifetime…   MOVING TO A SMALL TOWN in Virginia is a big change for New York socialite Katie McCain. But when she stumbles across an abandoned 200-year-old mansion, she’s enthralled by the enduring beauty of the neglected estate—and captivated by the haunting portrait of a woman in mourning.   Purchasing the property on a whim, Katie attempts to fit in with the colorful characters […]


Book Whammy–A Foundation of Fear by Kim McMahill 1 comment

A Foundation of FEAR by Kim McMahill FBI Special Agent Devyn Nash is obsessed with taking down Coterie, a deadly group out to control the multi-billion-ollar diet product industry. The FBI’s plan to expose Coterie places Devyn’s best friend and her partner’s fiancé in the crosshairs of this ruthless organization. Can Devyn protect her friend and bring the coldblooded killers to justice before they strike again while distracted by injury, a sexist bully, and a long-distance relationship with a […]

A Foundation of Fear by Kim McMahill

A Taste of Sorcery by Sorchia Dubois

FREE Short Story_A Taste of Sorcery

I love seeing my stuff featured on other websites!  Today, one of my little tales is live at Long And Short Reviews–as great site which posts book reviews and offers author promos and other services as well. Click on the image or the title below to go straight to the story. While you’re there, take a peek at other free short stories. LASR features a new one every Saturday. Leave a comment and let me know what you think […]


Novel Magic: A-Viking We Go with Jean Grant 3 comments

Researching Culture and Setting: Viking ships, Abbeys, and Enchanting Castles Like any novel[ist], I take my research seriously! A Hundred Breaths delves into the Norse culture and I was fortunate to tour an actual Viking ship, the Draken Harald Hårfagre, last year. When I heard this ship was coming to a port near us (Mystic, CT, and only an hour drive away), I messaged the captain and booked myself tickets. The researcher in me squealed with delight. The ship […]


“A Cold Spring”–Episodes 25 and 26

Episode 25: Yesterday, Tomorrow, and Never Long ago, my great-great-great grandmother lived halfway up the mountains on the eastern border of Highmoor Province near the cataracts. In those nearly forgotten days, expectant mothers spent their confinement before bearing children in solitude, attended only by a trusted friend or relative. According to legend, she and her closest friend made their way to a cavern in the heights and settled in for the remaining weeks before my great-great-great-grandmother’s first child was […]


“A Cold Spring”–Episodes 23 and 24

Looking for previous episodes? Start Here with a PDF of 1-18. Episode 23: Witches, Witches Everywhere Older relatives, slightly singed but maintaining an air of refinement, rest on tussocks near the river, enjoying quiet conversation. Their breaths puff into white vapor in the cool morning air. All in all, the scene is one of a pleasant outdoor celebration in full swing despite the occasional crash from the burning castle. The one common trait all witches share—no matter their politics––is […]


BookWhammy: Lyrical Embrace by Amber Daulton

  Lyrical Embrace–A Deerbourne Inn Romantic Suspense Novel Out-of-work violinist Erica Timberly decides enough is enough. She leaves her abusive boyfriend and flees the big city, but then her car breaks down in the middle of the night. Though wary of men, she accepts help from Dylan Haynes, a stranger driving by on the road, and soon recognizes him as the sexy former drummer of her favorite indie rock band. Maybe, just maybe, her run of bad luck is […]