Why I Envy You

Why I Envy You Thank the stars the heat has eased, here in Alberta!  It was a tough couple of weeks. If you are purely a reader of fiction, and not at all a writer, then 1) I envy you a little.  I was a huge reader when I was younger, before the writing thing

2021-07-28T14:31:38-06:00Thursday, July 29, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Historical Suspense Excerpt — the latest Lady Adelaide installment!

Historical Suspense Excerpt -- the latest Lady Adelaide installment! The historic heat wave which hovered over the northwest of the continent last week taught me two things: After twenty-five years, I've thoroughly acclimitized to the Canadian seasons.  The 39C (102F) we suffered through on Canada Day was simply awful.  Canadian houses are built to hold

2021-07-13T14:36:36-06:00Thursday, July 15, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Happy Canada Day! And a new fantasy romance anthology!

Happy Canada Day! And a new fantasy romance anthology! It's Canada Day, and there will be fireworks tonight--only here in Edmonton, the daylight lasts until close to midnight, so the fireworks are very late in the evening.  Too late for moi, alas.  Mark and I get up very early in the morning, so we can

2021-06-29T12:20:14-06:00Thursday, July 1, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Do You Like Hardcover Books? Want Some Of Mine?

Do You Like Hardcover Books? Want Some Of Mine? I have an opportunity to make case hardcover editions of my books available.  Which sounds fantastic…if you like hardcovers! There's an image of a case hardcover book, above.  They're the hardcovers that have the cover image printed right onto them, instead of onto a loose cover

2021-06-10T12:53:38-06:00Saturday, June 12, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

A Book-Lined Room of One’s Own

A Book-Lined Room of One's Own A woman must have money and a room of her own if she is to write fiction.--Virginia Woolf. I have always loved images of rooms with book-stuffed shelves.  They appeal to the reader and the writer in me.  For a great many years--decades, in fact--I dreamed about working in

2021-05-31T16:52:36-06:00Thursday, June 3, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

20% Off Monthly 4 Day Sale Starts Today

The Stories Rule Press monthly 4 day 20% off sale starts today. This sale includes all titles currently available on the SRP site, including boxed sets, books already on discount, new releases and pre-orders…everything! You can buy as much or as little as you want, and you can use the coupon code multiple times

2021-05-29T11:27:45-06:00Sunday, May 30, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

Sneak Peek at The Unaccompanied Widow, and the origins of jeans

Sneak Peek at The Unaccompanied Widow, and the origins of jeans. The chances are really good that you're wearing jeans right now.  Especially since they invented stretch denim, jeans have become ubiquitous.  Nearly everyone wears them as default casual pants, and I would guess (I didn't look this up) that the majority of people in

2021-05-14T10:29:19-06:00Thursday, May 20, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

New historical suspense and cover reveal!

New historical suspense and cover reveal! I'm getting some marvelous feedback about the Adelaide Becket series, from readers and from professional reviewers, too.  Recently, Spy Guys and Gals reviewed the first two books in the series, stating:  My avocation is spy series and I am always on the lookout for new ones. I was also

2021-05-05T14:30:53-06:00Thursday, May 6, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

20% off everything is here again

It's the end of April already.  I feel like a stuck record--I tend to exclaim "Oh, it's here already" every month!  These days I’m so busy writing, editing and publishing, that the days roll by faster each month. It's the SRP monthly 20% off sale.  The sale starts today, and ends at midnight MDT

2021-04-28T12:38:08-06:00Thursday, April 29, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|
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