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: Carol’s Sex Advice

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For today's excerpt in celebration of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades' Book Launch Week, we lighten the mood a bit from yesterday's short but dark passage. Early reviewers of the #MeToo novel suggested that it was a fun and entertaining read despite the heavy themes. That makes me very happy, because that was my intent. Shelby … Continue reading Excerpt: Carol’s Sex Advice

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

Meet Astrid, #HAHG Hero

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As part of my Book Launch Week, I'd like to introduce you to Astrid, one of the narrators of Horseshoes and Hand Grenades. In this excerpt, it's actually the other narrator, Shelby, who is speaking. It’s Shelby’s first day as an intern at a Boston PR firm, and Anne, the office manager, has just introduced … Continue reading Meet Astrid, #HAHG Hero