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Dream to Nightmare

Dream to Nightmare

Prologue He was multi-talented. He was famous. He was rich. He was adored and loved by thousands, possibly millions. But he had secrets…things he hid well. One of them: He had a mean streak. Everyone who was closely acquainted with him knew it…but it was a secret from the rest of the world. A well-kept secret. Unless you were one of the lucky few, like me, who had the misfortune to be the victim of his meanness… 

Excerpt from “The Harpist”

Excerpt from “The Harpist”

Excerpt from “The Harpist.” Available on Amazon soon… Malcolm McGarity stubbed out his cigarette just as the young girl quietly let herself out of his hotel room in Paris, France. Today was his 48th birthday, and he was feeling his years. Although still quite handsome for an aging rock star, years of dissipation had taken its toll. His face was lined and his body soft due to lack of exercise but he was not portly or overweight. He just rarely…

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Passive Voice

Passive Voice

So…the final editing is done on my new book, “The Harpist,” but I ran it through Grammarly again just to make sure my editor caught everything and I got “Passive Voice” over and over. Is this a bad thing? I read the sentences that had passive voice and couldn’t figure out how to re-word them so I guess it will have to be okay.

My new book!

My new book!

Finally! The editing is done and I’m ready to submit to be formatted then can publish on Amazon. Here is the back cover blurb and the official cover: Young and naïve, Brianna Campbell, has dreams of becoming a professional harpist and when she’s accepted by a prestigious music academy in Edinburgh, Scotland after high school graduation, she leaves the family farm in Ohio with high hopes. Once there, however, she becomes the target of Malcolm McGarity, a famous rock musician…

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A Rainy Day

A Rainy Day

And a good time to cozy up with a good book. In preparation for my new James and Susan Time-travel series, which will take place in Regency England (1811 – 1820), I’m devouring several Regency books by my favorite authors…Goergette Heyer, Sandra Heath, Amanda Quick, Clare Darcy… And! I’m beginning to develop my list of characters. Once I know who the characters will be, THEY will write the story for me. I can already hear James and Susan harping at me…

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Revised cover – “The Necklace – The Dusky Club, June 1962”

Revised cover – “The Necklace – The Dusky Club, June 1962”

I decided to have all my covers re-designed for my “Necklace” book series. The other cover, with a man’s hand on a girl’s breast (even though she was fully clothed), was not acceptable to Amazon or Facebook for advertising purposes. I thought it best to just re-design all of the covers to give a fresh look and give me more marketing opportunities.