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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 ...

Surfing Amazon discussion boards the other day, I came across a comment from a reader who said she didn’t care for historical romance because ‘let’s face it – the women back then were hairy and the ...

Last night I marked the release of McShannon’s Heart with a launch party at The Company House, a cosy acoustic music venue in downtown Halifax. Friends and family showed up to help me celebrate: my parents, ...

Haven’t posted since Valentine’s Day. Life has been crazy. Can’t post the details here yet, but when I can, I will. On the writing front, I’m holding a book launch celebration on Thursday, March 10, from ...

There’s a magnet on my fridge that reads “If music be the food of love, play on.” My mother gave it to us when my DH and I moved into our house. It’s a pretty good ...