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The Spark of a Feudling!

Congratulations to Wendy Knight on the release of The Spark of a Feudling! Hate can start a war, but a shattered heart can fuel it for centuries. Everything Ada does is wrong. She’s the daughter of a Duke but she isn’t proper or formal. She prefers the company of her servants—particularly Christian, the boy she’s […]

#sweetsat – Sparking a Change

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Sparking a Change.  It’s a short story that will be available from Astraea Press at the beginning of September. It should be a quick, fun read. Lights glittered around the gazebo and shone on the cover band picking out the tunes of Johnny Cash […]

#sweetsat – Ryan tries to run

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Ryan needs to see for himself what the doctor has said is true. After lying in bed tossing and turning for the better part of the night and waking up after short bursts of anxious sleep, he needed to burn off the haze. The doctor’s words rattled around […]

#sweetsat – Can Charles cause any more trouble?

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill.  Charles has hit a deer and it causing even more trouble for Tara. “I’m out by Bubba’s and that fancy-­‐‑pants you work with hit a deer and put his swanky car in the ditch. And now Bubba’s out here, scoping out […]

#sweetsat – Is Ryan’s knee getting better?

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill. Ryan is having a followup appointment with his surgeon after surgery to repair his ACL. Ryan would be thankful when the weather was finally warm enough to wear shorts, so he didn’t have to struggle with his pant leg and his […]

#sweetsat – A softball in your nose…

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill. Ryan and Tara have had a bit of a disagreement… (I forgot to change the title from the last SweetSat, but it’s fixed now. :-)) Tara tapped her foot while Ryan settled in the tank and others lined up behind her for […]

#sweetsat – Did someone pinch his bum?

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill. Ryan gets ambushed by all his mother’s friends. Will he flee? I would if I were him. Moving in with his mother hadn’t been as awful as Ryan had expected. He’d been home almost six days and hadn’t felt the urge […]

#sweetsat – Ryan encounters Minnie, will he survive?

It’s time for another Sweet Saturday Samples! Here’s another snippet from Climbing Heartbreak Hill. Ryan’s first meeting with Minnie. Do you think he’ll survive the encounter? Minnie’s gaze swung to Ryan, and he suddenly wished he had ducked out the door as soon as she came in. She gave him a once-­‐‑over thorough enough to read […]

#SweetSat – It’s finally here! Climbing Heartbreak Hill

Climbing Heartbreak Hill is finally here! This book is in honor of all those affected by the tragedy at the 2013 Boston marathon. Your courage inspires us. Run on! A lanky, sandy haired man on crutches elbowed his way through the door, alternating between pushing the glass door open and inching his crutches forward. He wore […]

#sweetsat – About that favor…

Welcome back to Sweet Saturday Samples! Another snippet from CEOs Don’t Cry, about the favor the Ladies owe Tara. Minnie passed the binoculars to Edith.  “See, I told you it would work,” she said, pointing to Mark’s window. Edith removed her glasses and propped the binoculars against her nose.  She peered out the side window […]