My debut novel, “In My Attic”, first in the Magical Misfits series, has achieved a first place in the “Mystery and Mayhem Category” of the Chanticleer International Book Awards (CIBA).Every year, CIB looks for the best books featuring “mystery and mayhem,” amateur sleuthing, light suspense, travel mystery, classic mystery, British cozy, not-so-cozy, hobby sleuths, senior sleuths, or historical mystery, perhaps with a touch of romance or humor. The novels in first place have advanced to the Premier Level of Achievement in the 2020 CIBAs. Find…Continue Reading “In My Attic wins first place in the Chanticleer International Book Awards!”

If you could spend time with a character from your book, which character would it be? And what would you do during that day? That would be either Myrtle—I would try to reassure her that everything will turn out all right—or Petty, the primula. She is so optimistic and cheerful, something I really am not and a good dose of that will go a long way. Tell us about the conflict in this book. What is at stake for your characters? The conflict centers on…Continue Reading “In My Attic is published – interview with the author – Part 2”