Excerpt: Astrid’s Secret

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Book Launch Week continues with this brief extract from Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, in which Astrid has just been cautioned by her mother about maintaining professional relationships with the men at work, especially her boss Brad. You'll see where this is going... Best not to tell her about the flirting relationship Brad and I had … Continue reading Excerpt: Astrid’s Secret

Excerpt: On the Ferry

Today's Book Launch Week excerpt has our Horseshoes and Hand Grenades narrators Shelby and Astrid on the ferry to Martha's Vineyard for a summer weekend. Our two heroes are joined by their good friend Tina, who doesn't get much attention in snippets about the book, but is a very important figure in the lives of … Continue reading Excerpt: On the Ferry

Excerpt: Shelby Remembers

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In today's post for Book Launch Week, here's the first of many excerpts I'll be publishing to give you a glimpse of the plot for Horseshoes and Hand Grenades (and hopefully encourage you to buy it). In this short but telling bit, Shelby is musing... I was twenty-two when I let the memories in. They’d … Continue reading Excerpt: Shelby Remembers

Meet Shelby, #HAHG Hero

In today's installment of Book Launch Week for Horseshoes and Hand Grenades, we meet fragile but practical, music- and animal-loving Shelby Stewart, our second narrator. If you read yesterday's description of Astrid by Shelby, then you probably picked up some idea of Shelby's personality already. In this short bit, she is lamenting her looks upon … Continue reading Meet Shelby, #HAHG Hero