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99¢ Treasure to Start the New Year

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Well, the new year 2021 has not started out as the peaceful year we were all hoping for. Time to escape in a good book! My publisher is offering the ebook version of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades for 99¢ through January. The normal price is $6.99. That’s like finding a little gem of a treasure. … Continue reading 99¢ Treasure to Start the New Year

Fun Photo Friday: Coal for the Naughty List

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I love this image and look forward to sharing it every holiday season! Puts a whole new twist on "bad boys and girls get a lump of coal in their stockings." Can you tell I work in the solar business, am a solar owner, and am a big advocate of clean energy? Give yourself or … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Coal for the Naughty List

“Composing Sermons & Dreaming Up Murder”

A fellow New England author I am fortunate to know is Reverend Jane Willan, whose latest cozy mystery was published a few weeks ago. More details on Abide With Me in a minute, but first you may have questions: What is a cozy mystery? Cozy mysteries, also called "cozies" are a form of crime fiction … Continue reading “Composing Sermons & Dreaming Up Murder”

Fun Photo Friday: Penguin Slide

We call this one the Penguin Slide... I'm not the kind of person who laughs at others' misfortunes -- including penguins -- but I admit this video made me laugh. As a lifetime resident of New England, where we're super embarrassed if we slip and fall on the ice, it's nice to know that even … Continue reading Fun Photo Friday: Penguin Slide

Treasure Trove for Poetry Lovers

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Where does one start to describe the wonderful writing and career of award-winning poet Susan Roney-O'Brien, whose new collection Thira is now available? This new release is a treasure trove for poetry-lovers. She has published five collections of poetry and innumerable individual poems in literary publications. Her poetry has been translated into Braille and Mandarin. … Continue reading Treasure Trove for Poetry Lovers