Happy Winter Solstice, a Reminder, and a Gift

It’s the longest night of the year. But! this means the days will start to get noticeably longer in the not-too-distant future. So, light some candles, wear a warm sweater, have a warming drink, read a good book, and cuddle with your nearest and dearest. The Reminder is that the short story ebook anthology, Magick…

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…

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….

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…

I’m an Award Finalist!

I have some exciting news to share: My short story, “Mountain Trout”, is one of three finalists for the 2021 Women Writing the West LAURA Short Fiction Award. All three finalists receive a monetary prize and will be published on the WWW website on The LAURA Journal page in October. First, second, and third placements…

Meet Rye Gannon, Private Eye

I have a new release! Meet Rye Gannon, a private detective who knows her craft and doesn’t blink, even when coming to terms with magic being real in the world – and her having the ability to find it. I’ve written these short stories to explore the Urban Fantasy world that Rye lives in and…

A New Mystery Novel

Here’s my latest Rowan O’Donnell mystery short novel. The third in the series after Sharp Focus and Depth of Field. It will be soon available as an ebook at all ebook retailers and is available now in Amazon as an ebook and in print. Rowan O’Donnell is a professional photographer who can’t turn away from…

Looking for some quick reads?

Here are a few brand new short stories available as ebooks on Amazon, Kobo, Nook, Apple Books, Smashwords, etc. Click the cover for links to Amazon, or search by my name or titles on your favorite reading platform. In the dusty hot parking lot of a local tavern, the trajectory of a woman’s life hangs…