Monday, June 30, 2014
We've been talking about Diann's upcoming Hallmark movie for almost a year, and the time is drawing near! Her movie "For Better or For Worse" premieres July 19, at 9:00. We hope you'll be watching!
Moreover, we hope you'll join us in making it a huge celebration! For years we girls said that if one of us gets a movie deal, we're going to fly to Hollywood and attend the premiere together. It was a big dream, and praise God, he made it happen for our sweet Di!
She was so excited to know she had a Hallmark movie coming out, and even though she won't be with us, we're going to celebrate. She asked us to have a party and make the night fun so her family wouldn't be sad, but we're going one further. We're having our very own premiere, complete with limos, photographers, and red carpet!
If you live in the Fort Wayne (Indiana) area, we hope you can come! If not, please considering grabbing a few friends and watching the premiere together. Have a simple get-together or go big with a wedding theme and door prizes like we are.
Either way, we hope you'll share about your evening on Facebook and Twitter to let the world know about Di's movie.
Go to the Event Page for more details!
posted at 3:59 PM
Saturday, June 14, 2014
Some early readers are already raving about Seagrass Pier, book 3 in the Hope Beach series. Until July 1, you can preorder a digital copy for only $4.99. You can also enter to win a Kindle by clicking here.
Here's a little about the book. I can't wait to see what you think!
In a secluded corner of Hope Beach, one woman must decipher a stranger’s memories . . . before they cost her everything.
Elin Summerall was one of the lucky ones. Not only did she get a heart transplant, but the donor was a perfect fit. A miraculously perfect fit.
But when Elin begins having violent flashbacks—and vivid dreams of being strangled—she realizes that she has been the recipient of more than just a new heart . . . Elin is remembering her donor’s murder.
Her strange affliction has attracted some unwanted attention: from the press, from the authorities . . . and from the killer himself. Now, living alone with her young daughter and aging mother, Elin is being stalked—by a man she’s only met in her nightmares.
The police are dubious of her story, but one off-duty FBI agent is eager to help her: Agent Marc Everton whose partner was killed while investigating the story.
Now, in a remote cottage on Hope Island, Elin and Marc must probe the secrets buried in her borrowed heart. And there’s no time to waste. One man is desperate to silence her—before she remembers too much.
And to get you in the mood for the 3rd book in the series, a digital copy of Tidewater Inn is available for only $3.99.
posted at 6:26 PM
Monday, June 02, 2014
Wow, what a busy weekend we had! Our middle son, Chad graduated from high school, and we had loads of family and friends around us. I'm so proud of our baby and can't believe he'll be going off to college in just a few short months.
I hope your summer is off to a great start--or will be soon! In case you're looking for summer--or vacation--reads, here are a couple of my books that are on sale on Kindle for the month of June. I do love a good beach read!
Both novels are set on Nantucket (no particular order). The Convenient Groom
is a modern day marriage of convenience story, and Seaside Letters
is kind of a twist on "You've Got Mail".
I'm off to Alaska soon, so no beach for me, but you can be sure my Nook will be loaded with lots of good books to enjoy while I'm taking in the majestic beauty of Alaska!
Download Convenient Groom
Download Seaside Letters
posted at 4:12 PM
Thursday, April 10, 2014
Just wanted to let you know that we're giving away a Kindle HDX tonight! You can sign up here.
Winner will be announced at my Facebook Party tonight (8pm EST), where there'll be lots of fast paced fun: trivia, Q&A, more giveaways and a sneak peek at the next book in the Chapel Springs series. I hope you can make it!
posted at 12:53 PM
Friday, March 28, 2014
|Coming December 9, 2014|
I love getting a new cover! It's so exciting to see my story all boiled down to one image. I love what my publishing team came up with for The Wishing Season
. It's playful and loving, and the snowy background (while maybe grating on all our nerves now!) will be appealing come December! And is it just me, or does the hero look like Tom Brady?
What do you think of it?
I hope you enjoyed Dancing with Fireflies
and are eager for the next Chapel Springs installment.
Everyone has been asking me, Does The Wishing Season
feature Ryan or PJ McKinley? Find out here.
posted at 9:02 AM
Monday, March 17, 2014
Hubby and I are celebrating 25 years of marriage this month. I guess, because of that, there's been a little reflecting going on.
So several weeks ago my husband asks me a question. "What do women want out of marriage? I mean, if you had to narrow it down to one thing, what would it be?"
I took about ten seconds before answering. "For myself, if I had to narrow it down, I'd say I want to be cherished."
The conversation was dropped for the time being. Advance four weeks, to yesterday. (The anniversary's drawing closer, don't you know.) My husband brings up my answer as if we'd never dropped the subject.
"Cherished. What does that even mean
In all fairness, I see how my answer could seem ambiguous. So I told him I'd make a list. Making lists is kind of my thing. And lists about what he can do to make me happy--requested by him? Where's the pen and paper?
But being a visual sort, I decided my list needed prettying up. The graphic above is the result. Hubby looked it over and didn't say much, but 2 of the items have been checked off in the last 24 hours. Just saying.
It occurred to me that my list might be helpful for others, so I'm posting it. Feel free to share it if you'd like. Every woman's list might vary, but I'm pretty sure no woman would complain if her man does any of these things.
Obviously no guy is going to do all these things all the time. Hey, I've been married 25 years--I'm firmly grounded in realism. :-) However, a generous sprinkling of actions like these will go a long way toward making any woman feel cherished.
posted at 8:54 AM
Thursday, March 13, 2014
This book has been a real reader favorite! If you like marriage of convenience stories, now's the time to download it. Here's a quick blurb:
The Convenient Groom
She wrote the book--literally--on finding the right mate. But does she really understand what love's about?
Five hours before her Nantucket beach wedding--and on the eve of her big book launch--celebrity marriage counselor Kate Lawrence has everything in place.
Everything, that is, but the groom. She might not have a career, either, when her nationwide audience finds out their marriage guru has been left at the altar.
Enter Lucas Wright, who offers to stand in for the missing husband-to-be and marry her. Kate's desperate enough to agree--although she's sure this Mr. Wright is completely wrong for her. But can they pull it off? And why would Lucas marry her in the first place?
Could it be that "Dr. Kate" doesn't know the first thing about love?
An inspiring tale of enduring love set in romantic Nantucket.
posted at 7:12 AM