Posts Categorized: Book News & Giveaways

Blue Skies Tomorrow – Release Day Giveaway!

Blue Skies Tomorrow officially releases today! To celebrate, I’m holding a drawing for a copy of my novel and for a gorgeous apron sewn by my friend Marci Seither – the apron is made from vintage fabric with a vintage pattern and has the book cover printed on the pocket! Here’s a picture of the apron Marci… Read more »

Launch Party for Blue Skies Tomorrow!

You’re invited to a launch party for my third novel, Blue Skies Tomorrow, on Sunday, August 28, 2011 at El Campanil Theatre in Antioch, California. This gorgeous theater is pictured on the cover of Blue Skies Tomorrow and figures into several story scenes. The party is in conjunction with a showing of the 1946 classic movie,… Read more »

The Book Club Network Birthday Bash!

The Book Club Network is celebrating a full year of Book Fun with a big birthday bash at this link: TBCN Birthday Bash. Twenty-four authors are giving away books, plus gift cards, and even a Kindle! Stop by to chat with the authors and other book lovers. I’ll be giving away a copy of A Memory Between… Read more »

Blogoversary Giveaway Winners

Thanks, everyone, for celebrating my second blogoversary with me! Seventy people left comments on posts this week, either on the blog or on Facebook, so I decided to give away three books. My random number generator (my teen daughter, who prides herself on being random) pulled three names from a bowl: Katers, Leticia Glidewell, and… Read more »

It’s My Blogoversary!

Today I’m celebrating the second anniversary of my blog! Leave a comment on any of this week’s posts here or on Facebook for a chance to win a copy of your choice of my three novels: A Distant Melody, A Memory Between Us (available now), or Blue Skies Tomorrow (coming August 2011). Please leave your… Read more »

You’re Invited!

You’re Invited! How does an author go about writing a book? What goes into researching a historical novel? Will there be refreshments? Tuesday February 8, 2011, I’ll be speaking at the Antioch Public Library in Antioch, California from 6:30-7:30 pm. ` I’ll be discussing the process of writing a novel and how I researched the… Read more »

New Book Series!

I’m thrilled to announce I’ve signed a contract with Revell for another three-book series set during World War II! The series is tentatively titled Wings of the Nightingale, and it follows three flight nurses who discover friendship, love, and peril in the skies and on the shores of the Mediterranean. In Every Letter (working title),… Read more »

Blue Skies Tomorrow – the Book Cover is Here!

Here it is! The cover for Blue Skies Tomorrow, coming from Revell, August 2011! And here’s the blurb from the publisher… Lt. Raymond Novak prefers the pulpit to the cockpit, but at least his stateside job training B-17 pilots allows him the luxury of a personal life. As he courts Helen Carlisle, a young war… Read more »

Battlefields & Blessings – Giveaway Winner!

Thanks to everyone who left a comment last week for the drawing for Battlefields & Blessings: Stories of Faith and Courage from the War in Iraq and Afghanistan by Jane Hampton Cook, Jocelyn Green, and John Croushorn. The winner is…Lisa Boyle! Lisa, I left you a message on Facebook. If you didn’t win, the book… Read more »

Movies and Memories Giveaway – We Have a Winner!

What a contest this turned out to be! We had 895 entries in the Movies and Memories Giveaway!! Many thanks to LitFuse Publicity for running the contest and blog tour. The random number generator has selected one grand prize winner… Cassandra Darensbourg! Congratulations to Cassandra! Cassandra will receive a A Movie and Memory Prize Package!… Read more »