One of my greatest summer pleasures is spending time outside with a good book. Whether it’s on my deck, by the pool, or in a sidewalk cafe, there’s just something about reading outdoors that makes one of my favorite pastimes even more special.Continue Reading
For my entire life, books have been an integral part of my Christmas traditions and memories. Even before I could read, Santa would always leave a book or two under the tree for me, and I have beautiful memories of sitting in my mom or dad’s lap as they read the books to me. Later memories find me curled up by the tree with my new books. To this day, one of the things I do every Christmas is to treat myself to a special book to enjoy sitting by the tree.Continue Reading
Personalized and autographed books make wonderful holiday gifts, and I’d be happy to gift wrap and ship directly to the recipient for you. To order personalized, autographed copies of my books, please contact me via email. Of course, all of my books are also available on Amazon for easy ordering.Continue Reading
Attention, Trekkies: Star Trek has gone to the cats! In Star Trek Cats, illustrator Jenny Parks offers a funny take on characters from the original Star Trek series. The whole gang is represented: Captain Kirk, Engineer Scotty, Dr. “Bones,” Lieutenant Uhura, and, of course, the inimitable Mr. Spock.Continue Reading
Even though the saying goes “you can’t always judge a book by its cover,” this actually doesn’t always apply with book covers. However, in the case of As Dark As My Fur, the second book in Clea Simon’s Blackie and Care Cat Mystery series, the cover accurately reflects the book’s feel and tone.
Written in the voice of Blackie, a black cat with a mysterious past, set in an unnamed city with a post-apocalyptic feel, this series combines elements of fantasy and mystery. In As Dark As My Fur, Simon continues the adventures of Blackie and teenager Care, an apprentice private detective. Continue Reading
Reading contemporary romance novels is one of my guilty pleasures, and when the book features a cat, so much the better! The Lost Cats and Lonely Hearts Club by Nic Tatano is one of the most delightful books in the genre that I’ve come across in quite some time, and what’s even better, it’s part of a series. And it features a tortoiseshell kitten – how much better can a book get!Continue Reading