Why I Write

Why I Write and the Reason I’m Still Sane I’m often asked why I started writing, and why write in general. The obvious answer would be money, since I currently write for a living. But I used to run a restaurant for a living, and it was a very good living. I also built and

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Gotcha Detective Agency Series

Set in Salinas, California, this series follows the private detectives of the Gotcha Detective Agency. Join Mimi Capurro and Charles Parks, along with homicide detective Nick Christianson on this wild ride. Gotcha Detective Agency Mysteries Facebook Comments

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Grave City Series

Demi Mondaine grew up in Grave City, just outside of Shreveport, Louisiana. Growing up in the foster system, after her mom nearly died of a drug overdose, she’s lucky she came out well on the other side. Now a Sergeant with the Grave City Police Department, Demi supervises three officers, and works closely with her

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2018 – Bring it on!

2018 Bring on the new year! I can’t say 2017 was a bad year for me. But it was a year of devastating losses for my family. But those losses are their stories to tell, not mine. I learned a lot about myself, and about others in 2017. I met some wonderful new friends last

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Holidays At Our House

Holidays at our house When I was a kid, the holidays were a huge ordeal. My mom had decorations for every month. Even back to school. But Christmas was big time. My dad was a Christmas kind of guy, silver hanging tinsel and all. He always wanted to go out and cut a fresh tree.

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With Winning In Mind – A Book Review

With Winning in Mind – a book review I really have to like a book to give it a review on my blog. And this is one of those books. It’s written by a former Olympian. The book is based on the Mental Management System. And it’s all about winning. Not just winning in competition,

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New Website Reveal

It’s finally here. The new website look. I changed the website from a standard format to WordPress. This way I can post exciting news on the website, in a blog post, and you don’t have to be on social media to find out. Not everyone is on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram, so I wanted a

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Willa Friday Cozy Mysteries

This is the Willa Friday Food & Wine Cozy Mystery series. The series takes place in the Sonoma Valley, in a town called Pear. Willa is a former chef and food stylist turned food blogger. With a crazy cast of characters including: Saylor (her best friend), Peter Friday (her ex-husband), Hattie Friday (her mother-in-law), Sheriff

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