Christmas Anthology Available for Pre-order

My short story ‘Closed for Christmas’ was accepted into the Dragon Soul Press Anthology ‘Magick and Mistletoe’. It is now available for pre-order as an e-book from Amazon for $1.99. Order now and have it available on your eReader Dec. 20th for some Christmas reading. ‘Closed for Christmas’ is a sweet Christmas crime story with…

Book News

I’m heading to Minneapolis today to attend the Bouchercon World Mystery Convention. In honor of this event as well as to announce the approaching release of my new Rowan O’Donnell mystery, Exposure, on Sept. 26, I am having a sale! The first three ebooks in the Rowan O’Donnell series as well as the short story…

A Summer Trip

For a family reunion, I spent some time in Truchas, New Mexico this July. I thought I would share some of my pictures from Truchas and from Bandelier National Monument nearby. Wall Art in Truchas. Apricots ripening on the tree. At Bandelier National Monument. Rockwall art and a little friend. In the garden at the…

Sandhill Crane Migration

Last March, my mother and I drove to Monte Vista, Colorado. This small and old agricultural community and town is near the town of Alamosa and not far from the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve. The reason we were there was to see some of the annual migration of the Sandhill cranes. These…

Earthly Beauty

The Central Park Artists Pop Up Show last week was a great time meeting people in the community and enjoying the company of my fellow artists. I realized as I was setting up the show that I have not posted some of my new photography work here on this blog. I’m rectifying that today and…

My Gift to You

Update: This story has been removed from the page, but it is still available for purchase from the link below. Wishing everyone a happy New Year! I’ve written a Christmas short story in the Rowan O’Donnell Mystery series universe. It takes place after Ambient Light and before the new novel Exposure which comes out in…

Her West, a new collection of Short Stories

I have a new collection of short stories available to buy, just in time for Christmas! Her West is a collection of nine stories featuring contemporary women in the west who are facing various struggles and meeting them with grit, determination, and self-discovery. Three have never before been published. The collection also includes Mountain Trout,…

Art Capers

A new collection of short stories is out in ebook and paperback. This books has eleven short stories that all feature one of the arts: painting, music, sculpting, etc. The stories are also a mix of scary, mysterious, hopeful, criminal, and supernatural. All of these have been available for sale individually as ebooks as well….

Finalist Results

The story can be read for free here: Women Writing the West I will also be publishing the story as a stand-alone ebook and later this year as part of a collection if you are interested in supporting me by purchasing the story. Stay tuned.

Eastern Colorado

These are from a road trip out on the plains last year, almost as far as the Nebraska border. Here’s a taste of the grassy plains and small town life.

Shoutout Colorado!

I’ve been profiled in Shoutout Colorado. Shoutout Colorado is part of the Los Angeles based Voyage Group Magazines that began with VoyageLA in 2015. Since then they’ve grown to about a dozen cities and share the stories of entrepreneurs and creatives.They hope to inspire important conversations within the community and puts artists, creatives and local…