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I’m guesting today on Julia Smith’s blog, with thirteen stranger-than-fiction facts about the Halifax Explosion. Hop on over and join us! ...

The anniversary of the Halifax Explosion is only a few days away. December 6, 1917 was a bright, sunny morning, mild for December, with no hint of what fate had in store as people went about ...

I’ve been watching NHL hockey for as long as I can remember. Growing up in Montreal in the glory days of the Montreal Canadiens, I really had no choice. The city lived and breathed the game. ...

The talent, originality, determination and downright awesomeness of the people in Romance Writers of Atlantic Canada, my local chapter of RWA, are amazing. Seriously. I leave every meeting awed by the energy and intelligence that crackles ...

Today’s the day for blog blast to peace. People all over the world will be blogging, tweeting and facebooking about peace, about ways to make the world a better place. What is there to say that ...

Who doesn’t like a good ghost story? And where better to find them than here in Halifax? The unfortunate victims of the Titanic sinking in 1912 were brought here, and some were buried here. Then, in ...

First things first: My Jeopardy contest isn’t over yet, so if you think you know Halifax history – or like looking up arcane facts on Google – skip down to the next post and play along! ...

Okay, I’m a history geek. No, a history nerd. Trivia turns my crank. My mind is a vast storehouse of miscellaneous and utterly useless facts. In other words, I’m a Jeopardy natural. So, it’s time to ...

Shattered is now available at Smashwords! It’ll take a few days to hit Amazon and the other e-sellers, and I’m waiting for the print proof from CreateSpace, but the book is available. Here’s the link: My ...

I received my cover for Shattered from Kim Killion at Hot Damn Designs last week. Here it is. All I can say is squee! I think she captured the mood of the story very well and ...

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I love serendipity – the word and the thing itself. It just makes you feel like something is meant to be. The epilogue to Shattered ends with the launching of the Bluenose in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia ...

I’m waiting for feedback from a RWAC chapter mate who’s graciously agreed to read Shattered for me. Fingers crossed! In the meantime, I’ve been playing, creating a trailer for the story, with the above result. It’s ...

I love this picture of Halifax as it once was. Old photos always give me a feeling of something like homesickness. It really makes me wonder about reincarnation. Finished major rewrites on Shattered Monday evening. This ...

Last night, my friend Kathy – the gifted musician who played at my book launch in March – invited me to hear her play in an orchestral concert downtown. The evening was a double treat, as ...

Hello, long time no see! Here’s a little eye candy treat to begin. This is Colin Hemsworth, my inspiration for Liam Cochrane. Time to catch up. It has been a while, hasn’t it? Our Nova Scotia ...

Unlike last year, when the warm weather arrived in March, spring has taken its time arriving here in Nova Scotia. That said, I think it’s finally here to stay! To mark Easter and both our birthdays, ...

I’ve always had a soft spot for musicals, so, when I got the chance to attend Neptune Theatre’s production of West Side Story last night as part of their Word of Mouth program, I was delighted. ...

Well, beat the drum and hold the phone – the sun came out today We’re born again, there’s new grass on the field Roundin’ third, and headed for home, it’s a brown-eyed handsome man Anyone can ...

Liam and Alice have found their happily-ever-after …or rather, they’ve found each other and promised to rebuild their lives together. Happiness will take them some time. This is definitely a book that has to have an ...