Exquisite Description of Italy from a Valued Reader and a Request for Prayer

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“I once lived in a painting, so full of beauty that part of me was captured.”

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My Thyroid Fiasco and Upcoming Book Tour — Free Giveaway

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Ah, summer …¬† I hope you all are enjoying your summer with lots of sunshine, reading and outdoor activities! On a side note, I was diagnosed with thyroiditis and a tumor on my thyroid in January of this year. Thank God it wasn’t cancer, but I continue to be tested and because the tumor is […]

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Free Books; Join Me in Portland

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Bianca’s Vineyard and Domenico’s Table are proving to be the “Little Engines that Could.” Unlike traditionally published books, which are heavily marketed the first few months and then are left to languish, these two keep gaining traction through good reviews and word of mouth. YOUR word of mouth! So thanks to each and everyone of […]

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Win Prizes This Saturday

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The second edition of Domenico’s Table is now available on Amazon in print and on Kindle (can you hear my sigh of relief?!). Just in time to order as gifts for Christmas ūüėČ It’s been a busy month for sales and some exciting events are on the horizon. ¬†Stay tuned for updates on the Bianca’s […]

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Aarika Geller is Pregnant!

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Well, not quite. Jessica Neal, who posed as Aarika Geller on the cover of Domenico’s Table, is pregnant. I used to babysit this girl years ago!! At her baby shower the other day, it struck me how fitting it is that Jessica is going to be a mother, considering the storyline in the book. For […]

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Congratulations to 10 Lucky Winners

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That was quick! Congratulations to lucky winners Kathy Gehring, Linda Bardell, Patsy Claussen, Tanya Hayes, LaRee Dominiquez, Sarah Green, Jessie Nolop, Karyn Conlon, Joyce Park, and DK Feather — the first 10 people to reply to my blog! I hope to send the signed copies of Domenico’s Table, 1st edition to you next week. If […]

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A Layered Pages Interview

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  Greetings from Oregon y’all! Here’s a toast to summer and the hope that all of you are embarking on a some wonderful¬†adventures — and some fantastic reading — during the next few months. Recently, Stephanie Hopkins of¬†Layered Pages¬†conducted an¬†interview¬†with me regarding Domenico’s Table.¬†For those of you who have read it already, as well as […]

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Surprise About the “Surprise” in Domenico’s Table

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Reviews and comments are starting to pour in about Domenico’s Table, and as more people read the sequel to Bianca’s Vineyard, I find myself again surprised by the questions and observations put to me by my readers. ¬†Feedback and dialoguing with readers, whether through e-mail correspondence, book clubs, vineyard events or Italian Festas, is one […]

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Update Book Tour; Domenico Memories

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Many of you replied to my last blog about a Bianca/Domenico Book Tour of Tuscany. Some were dreamily interested; others were seriously interested.

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Join Me on a Book Tour of Tuscany

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Have ¬†you dreamt of going to Italy, but the myriad details of planning a trip has proved so daunting it’s prevented you from achieving your dream? Or have you been to that magical country and are determined to return, but you don’t want to go alone? ¬†Have you read Bianca’s Vineyard and Domenico’s Table and […]

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