b-blog

Posts Tagged: Blue Skies Tomorrow

Name a Character! Support a Historic Theater!

How would you like the chance to name a character in my next novel? I’m teaming with the historic El Campanil Theatre in Antioch, California – pictured on the cover of my novel Blue Skies Tomorrow – for a fundraiser for the theater! We’re raffling off FIVE characters’ names in the first book in my… Read more »

Birthday Giveaways!

It (was) my birthday, and I can give things away if I want to! I’ll start…one of my favorite birthday memories was my 22nd birthday when my husband and I were first dating. He took me to the Charthouse in Sausalito and to the San Francisco Symphony. Then he took me to a romantic spot overlooking… Read more »

Port Chicago – the Work Stoppage

Damage to depot at US Naval Magazine, Port Chicago from 17 July 1944 explosion (US Naval History and Heritage Command)

In the worst Home Front disaster of World War II, an explosion at the Naval Magazine in Port Chicago, California on July 17, 1944 killed 320 men, of whom 202 were black. The tragedy was followed by a work stoppage and a controversial mutiny trial. This sent ripples of change through the segregated armed forces…. Read more »

Blue Skies Tomorrow Kindle Giveaway…Winner!

To celebrate the release of Blue Skies Tomorrow, the final installment of the Wings of Glory series, I teamed up with Litfuse Publicity to give one winner A Vintage Kindle Prize Package! A whirl of bloggers reviewed Blue Skies Tomorrow – and this is what they had to say… Read what the reviewers said here. The contest… Read more »

Blue Skies Tomorrow Kindle Giveaway!

To celebrate the release of Blue Skies Tomorrow, the final installment of the Wings of Glory series, I’m teaming up with Litfuse Publicity to give one winner A Vintage Kindle Prize Package!  The blog tour starts today! Read what the reviewers are saying here. One winner will receive: * Kindle with Wi-Fi * Handmade vintage apron for… 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… Read more »

Book and Apron Giveaway Winners!

Thank you, everyone, for helping me celebrate the release of my third novel, Blue Skies Tomorrow! The winner of a copy of Blue Skies Tomorrow is Meg Sweatman! Meg, I sent you a message on Facebook. The winner of the vintage apron is Jammy! Jammy, I’ll send you an email. Thanks again, everyone!

Blue Skies Tomorrow – Book and Apron Giveaway!

Blue Skies Tomorrow officially released this week! 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… Read more »

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 »