Friday Fiction – The Beginning of a Love Story

* * * This week’s prompt asked us to begin with one simple sentence, which was this: The old house, with its wildly overgrown garden, was silent, secretive. Clearly, the weather on the East Coast this week influenced this story. Featured among the paragraphs are falling leaves, browning hydrangeas, and a good breeze. While it’s… Read More Friday Fiction – The Beginning of a Love Story

BTMT Receives 5-Star Review from Readers Favorite

Well, it’s time for me to share my badge of honor. BENEATH THE MIMOSA TREE received a 5-Star review from Readers Favorite. There’s the little badge to the left. Additionally, BTMT received a Finalist award for Contemporary Fiction in the Readers Favorite Annual Contest. I’m honored. On September 1, winners for each category will be… Read More BTMT Receives 5-Star Review from Readers Favorite

The Top 10 Things You Won’t Find in “Beneath the Mimosa Tree” and 8 Reasons Why Your Mother Will Like It

*** No, you certainly won’t. You certainly won’t find any of these things in my novel, counting down from number 10 to number one. Here you go… 10.     Postapocalyptic survival fights (Who would dare now?) 9.    Controversial issues (Jodi Picoult corners the fiction market with these topics.) 8.    Good and bad witches (I’m obsessed,… Read More The Top 10 Things You Won’t Find in “Beneath the Mimosa Tree” and 8 Reasons Why Your Mother Will Like It

The Reviews Are Rolling In & An Excerpt From The Book. What People Are Saying About “Beneath the Mimosa Tree.”

Dear Readers, Well, it’s been two weeks today since I let it go out into the world. So now what are people saying about my debut novel entitled “Beneath the Mimosa Tree?” I thought I’d let these lovely comments do all the talking, but before I do, I wanted to share an excerpt from the… Read More The Reviews Are Rolling In & An Excerpt From The Book. What People Are Saying About “Beneath the Mimosa Tree.”