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In a Stalker’s Sights…unless they can stop him.

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A delightful story of a love that defies time

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He’s a murderer and believes he’s the most evil creature on earth.

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A Valentine’s Day promise sixteen years in the making…

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An outcast finds a dying man who changes her life.

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He’s already lost one woman he loved…he’s not about to lose another.

Joanne Hicks

Emptynester with a honeymoon attitude.

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Kisses Work!!!
February 14, 2012

122 comments posted.

Re: The Killing Game (4:30pm June 26, 2016):

I'm hooked after reading this blog! The Killing List will be on my booklist to read.

Re: Into the Whirlwind (10:42pm June 11, 2016):

Your books capture my attention from page one to the very end.

Re: Ripped From the Pages (7:11pm May 9, 2016):

I would like to find a 1948 American encyclopedia annual. I have located annuals for family members birthdays and anniversaries. The last needed annual would be for my birth year 1947.

Re: Flash of Fire (6:52pm May 9, 2016):

My true love began at age seven when I received my birthday book "Cinderella". This edition was illustrated by Kate Smith. I started in 1st grade in the bottom reading group; but phonics gave me a lasting love of reading especially romantic suspense /thrillers.

Re: Come What May (10:42am April 30, 2016):

The thrill of the hunt at a thrift store gets my shopping juices flowing. With ten grandchildren, ages 1yr to 20yrs, I luv to find birthday items for them: books, toys, etc. For me finding an item for repurposing is my quest.

Re: Wild Card (11:27pm April 11, 2016):

My suggestion for lead characters: female zookeeper and male weather forecaster. Omaha's Henry Doorley Zoo would make for a great setting as well as Lauritzen Gardens.

Re: An Amish Market (7:07pm February 26, 2016):

Prom dresses for $30.00? A local dry cleaner takes donated prom, bridal attendant, wedding, and cocktail dresses and cleans each one for free. This fourth year project gathered 2700 wearable dress and sold almost everyone of them. All the money (nearly $81,000) raised will go for counseling of women at Lydia House, a women's shelter. The counseling includes work coaching, living skills and emotional support.
I am proud to live in a city that has a business that cares!

Re: An Amish Market (6:50pm February 26, 2016):

Kelly, your question and your readers' responses are wonderful. I don't think that I could add anything new. The qualities listed reflect my blessed journey with my Husband Bob. June 14th will be our 47th anniversary.

Re: For Cheddar or Worse (9:59pm February 2, 2016):

Cozy mysteries are top notch!

Re: Will's True Wish (9:47pm February 2, 2016):

Unconditional love

Re: Calamity Jayne and the Sisterhood of the Traveling Lawn Gnome (10:21pm July 27, 2015):

I'm passionate about my recovery from breast cancer. My journey hasn't been easy or quick; but I'm not a "victim". My goal is to see my 10 grandchildren grow up.

Re: Over the Top (10:39pm July 21, 2015):

As a city gal living amongst 375K people I'm envious of small town living. Love being transported by reading to places that I can only dream of. Thanks for sharing your list.

Re: Welcome to Fat Chance, Texas (10:30pm July 21, 2015):

Thanks for sharing your background info and how you develop your characters and plot. Can't resist the title of your book with all of its implications.
Wondering if your field producing experiences have given you ideas for your writing?

Re: The CEO Buys In (10:18pm July 21, 2015):

Love your sentence:"Remember the rich are still human beings". I sometimes make the wrong assumptions about people at first glance especially when reading a newspaper article. I plan to use your words as a mantra. Can't wait to read your books!

Re: Double Mint (10:08pm July 21, 2015):

Not sure if a casino would be too loud and smokey for a book club. The bathrooms in some casinos are so large and gorgeous maybe a book club could meet in the anteroom.

Re: School's Out for Murder (9:31pm July 20, 2015):

Though I turned in my homework, it wasn't always my best work. I did tell one teacher that my little brother while chasing our dog destroyed my homework. My teacher didn't believe as I didn't have a brother or a dog.

Re: Wanted (9:22pm July 20, 2015):

Since June 21st PBS Masterpiece Theater convinced me that 1792 Ross Poldark aka Aidan Turner is my type of hero. Ross Poldark, upper class gentleman works along lower class miners to save his penniless estate. He makes wrongs right by standing up for fairness and honesty.
Your book cover resembles Aidan Turner's abs...both make me purrrrrrr.

Re: Hell or High Water (8:49pm July 20, 2015):

Great choice of songs for the scenes you listed. Looks like I'll have to download these songs as I read the scenes.

Re: Deadly Dye and a Soy Chai (8:41pm July 20, 2015):

I wished for a stylist that would treat me like a family member. Lisa of Chroma fits the bill perfectly. Lisa's shop is friendly, stylishly decorated, and sanitary.

Re: Macaroni And Freeze (4:31pm July 14, 2015):

You had me hooked with the mac'n cheese cook off. Mac'n cheese is my all time favorite comfort food. Can't wait to read your book.

Re: Bushel Full Of Murder (12:29pm June 25, 2015):

Fresh baked items can't be beat; but fruit and veggies always win me over.

Re: Motion for Malice (12:21pm June 25, 2015):

I'm working on my bucket list. Here's a few: learn to operate a Segway, use a zip line, learn county dancing, and drive a speedboat. At home fun...computing and reading.

Re: The Breaking Point (12:03pm June 25, 2015):

I'd like to have my hometown Omaha, Nebraska be a forensic setting.

Re: Wicked White (10:55pm June 24, 2015):

I'm looking forward to reading "Wicked White" and enjoying Ace's story. Your list: Top 10 Reasons To Love Rock Star Romance Hero made me smile...especially #1.

Re: A Friendly Engagement (10:40pm June 24, 2015):

For a female character: twisting of top button of blouse or dress
For a male character: putting thumb thru jean waist loop while talking to another character

Re: A SEAL's Pleasure (6:39pm June 17, 2015):

Thor is my favorite and Captain America is my least. Can't wait to see the Ant Man movie!

Re: Come and Take It: Search for the Treasure of the Alamo (11:00pm June 15, 2015):

I too like the enemy or rival forbidden love. I haven't read a well written step-sibling story, but would like to read one.

Re: Night Tremors (10:51pm June 15, 2015):

My favorite mysteries have me guessing which characters that I can trust to be "the good guy/gal". My favorite characters aren't 100% perfect or infallible.

Re: Sleeping with Her Enemy (11:30pm February 24, 2015):

I'm part of a gal gang of senior citizens that have each others' backs. We met at a Breast Cancer Support Group. It's a joy to be friends for LIFE!

Re: Past Crimes (11:55pm February 23, 2015):

Loved learning about your writing process and the challenges Van faced. I can't wait to "meet" Van and his story.

Re: Disarming Detective (11:35pm February 23, 2015):

I like a heroine that is true to her principles and is a role model. I want to know some of her inner secrets or what makes her tick by the end of the book.

Re: Honor Reclaimed (11:04pm May 27, 2014):

I totally agree with Sheila Veikune's comments. Thank you for enlightening your readers.

Re: The Paris Time Capsule (2:56pm April 28, 2014):

Having premonitions in a dream and then having the "dream premonition" come true a few days or weeks later. Nothing scary or dangerous has happened; but little incidents happening. Example: finding a lost dog where my dream showed it would be or finding a lost watch where my dead mother-in-law said to look.

Re: A Plain Man (1:00am April 20, 2014):

Book signings give me goose bumps every time. It's not often that I can be next or interact with an author. Though I can view a live feed online featuring an author, I still enjoy mingling with a wordsmith one-on-one.

Re: Paige Turned (12:48pm April 20, 2014):

Life is like a deck of cards. The hand you are dealt might make you happy or sad. You do have a choice on how to handle the cards. I've decided that my health issues are not going to define who I am or what I will do next.

Re: Black Widow Demon (10:59pm November 29, 2013):

Sleepy Hollow, Arrow, Grimm, Castle, Bones, and PBS Masterpiece Mysteries are my current tv passions. If I dvr the commercial shows I gain extra time to read.

Re: Cowboy Seeks Bride (8:12pm August 22, 2013):

Dear Carolyn,
Your words, your plots, and your characters never disappoint. May your ideas and cowboys continue to enchant your readers!

Re: Wicked Beat (8:02pm August 22, 2013):

Couldn't be married to a man without a good sense of humor. Life and daily situations can be tough enough. Humor is like sunshine in my life!

Re: Surrender To Sultry (7:58pm August 22, 2013):

Second chances plus a grownup romance is one of my favorite plots.

Re: The Amish Seamstress (2:59pm August 18, 2013):

As Amish introvert would have difficulty living in an Amish Community. With all of the responsibilities of daily life, where would Izzy go to be by herself? Could Izzy getaway mentally while she did her chores? Could her dreams of romance, etc. interfere with her faith? I'm glad I don't have to make her decision.

Re: A Father For Her Triplets (10:48pm August 5, 2013):

My path to happiness includes having a partial knee surgery in September and my continued recovery from breast cancer. I'm not looking for sympathy as I regain my health. I'm proud of my success! One can choose to be "Better" of Bitter".

Re: Date with Destiny (10:25pm August 5, 2013):

I feel still feel connected to Laura from "little House On The Prairie" series. My second child is named Laura.

Re: Pipe Dreams (9:32pm July 29, 2013):

Paying it forward isn't being a December "Secret Santa"; but paying it forward is a way of life. I too have touched by someone who made a difference in my life. Hopefully others who read your post will be inspired to make a difference in someone's life.

Re: Rancher to the Rescue (11:07pm July 17, 2013):

My husband loves kid movies. We just finished watching "Hotel Transylvania" together.
Learning to have fun together since becoming empty-nesters is our motto. We celebrated our 44th anniversary June 14th, Flag Day,

Re: Merger to Marriage (9:33pm July 13, 2013):

As a reader of romantic suspense &/or mystery, I enjoy character development that leads to a conflict solution.

My favorite Lucy episodes dealt with Lucy's pregnancy and little Ricky's birth. This was a television first.

Re: Wish You Were Here (7:34pm June 28, 2013):

I was the only girl in the "Bluebird" reading group in 1st grade. The four boys in my slow reading group struggled like me; but by Thanksgiving we were READERS! Phonics taught by Sister Mary Edwards made ME a reader. Miss Catherine at the nearby branch libary nutured my love of summer reading during my elementary years. I still have my summer reading certificates.

Re: It Had To Be You (10:03pm June 12, 2013):

I love your description of the benefits of being an author: writing while wearing bunny slippers and eating cookies on your deck.

Re: Flirting with Disaster (10:25pm June 9, 2013):

I agree with Gladys(previous comment),too. If the hero puts his/her needs first, I'd most likely not finish the book.

Re: Dream Nights with the CEO (9:08pm June 5, 2013):

Woke up at7:09am without an alarm. Checked my weight. Took my 1st med of the day. Did my pre-breakfast physical therapy workout. Ate breakfast, showered, and went out to do errands...including buying 3 new books. Lunch with hubby.Then home to take a "time out". Due to Fibromyalgia I have to listen to my body's signal to rest. A lite dinner followed by watching game 3 Boston-Pittsburg hockey game.

Re: With a Vengeance (2:43pm May 3, 2013):

My best friend and I bonded in a breast cancer support group. She would drop everything if I needed her and vice versa.

Re: March With Me (10:11pm April 8, 2013):

As a child of the 50's in Omaha, I grew up in an all white,working class neighborhood where Mothers stayed home to raise their family.
Not until my first high school job at a country club busing dishes in the dining room, did I encounter daily anyone of another race.
I learned over that first summer how lucky & easy my life was compared to some of my coworkers. My paychecks were used for "extras", while my co-workers used their paychecks to help their parents pay for food,rent, and necessities.
The worse situation at the country club was the way members treated non-white empolyees.Instead of addressing non-whites by their names as listed on their name tags, members would use the insulting word: girl.
By college I decided I change my hometown's attitude by changing my thinking about other races first.

Re: The Forsaken (10:59pm March 25, 2013):

I do believe in angels, too. My "medical angel" telephoned me the day after I received a letter telling me that "I had an area of uncertain significance" after a second mammogram and a 2nd ultrsound. The doctor who wrote the letter asked that I return in six months and redo both tests.

Dr Richard K,a diagnostic radiologist, was headed on vacation the next afternoon; but wanted me to come in and he would personally do the tests over. Dr K saved me from an invasive cancer. Now four years later,the biopsy,surgery,radiation treatments,and anti-cancer meds have kept me cancer free. Had I waited the original six months my outcome could have been different.

Angels do live amongst us!!!

Re: When She Was Gone (12:45pm March 20, 2013):

My home would say it's a safe place to be when any of my family needs to unwind after a busy day, or needs relief/protection from the outside world.
My home is not just a house as it nurtures our souls and gives us love.

Re: The Turncoat (9:03pm March 6, 2013):

Duty and desire make for a complicated relationship. Who can resist reading this complex story.

Re: The Family Way (9:02pm March 2, 2013):

Progess versus electronic hot button. I sometimes believe I'd prefer to have lived in an era of politeness. Thankfully there are families that raise their children to love, respect,and honor their elders.

Re: Cowboy Tough (10:27pm February 28, 2013):

How tough is "Cowboy Tough"? There are no manuals or books that you can read in order to learn to be "Cowboy Tough". "Cowboy Tough" can't be bought or ordered from Amazon. A person either has "IT" or not!

Re: Jake (6:42pm February 26, 2013):

The Conway brothers grew into Western gentlemen despite not having a Mother to raise them right. The law of the land comes first. This series is honest and true to the Western spirt.

Re: After the Rain (10:24pm January 21, 2013):

If I could have a do-over, I'd make more of an effort to step out of my introvert shell that I had in high school.

Re: Beeline To Trouble (9:29pm January 19, 2013):

Story Fischer and Hunter's juicy romance only adds realism to your cozy mystery.

Re: Hollywood Holiday (9:01pm January 11, 2013):

As a reader I'm grateful that authors fall for their heroes. I wouldn't believe in or even like the hero otherwise.

Re: A Little Bit Wicked (9:16pm December 29, 2012):

I set monthly goals because long term goals are harder for me to successfully accomplish. My short term goals can be repeated with success. Example: I've learned to relax and to believe in myself. My next goal: to declutter my house!

Re: A Wedding In Apple Grove (10:46pm November 16, 2012):

I'm a city slicker that truly appreciates reading about small town life. Continued success!

Re: Texas Wide Open (4:06pm November 14, 2012):

Tormented cowboy+returning heroine = interesting reading!

Re: Miss Lavigne's Little White Lie (9:43pm October 18, 2012):

Some people upon meeting me for the 1st time believe that I'm a very reserved person. Luckily, I've been given many second chances by others. Because I've been on the receiving end of 2nd chances, I highly endorse the principle of 2nd chances.

Re: Savage Hunger (9:41pm October 6, 2012):

As a 4th or 5th grader I was a sleep walker. I slept in the 2nd floor attic. For example, I managed to walk down a steep set of stairs and turn on the TV. My parents moved me to the main floor and I stopped my sleep walking.I have no memories but my folks shared stories of my episodes.
The Amazon isn't on my bucket list; but I'd enjoy reading about it as well as your characters.

Re: Until My Soul Gets It Right (9:19pm September 30, 2012):

I'm so glad you "listened" to your dream! Looking forward to reading the adventures of your characters.

Re: Construction Beauty Queen (8:58pm September 30, 2012):

In the summers before I became a teenager, I would spend a week with my Grandparents in their small town with a population of 3,000 people. We'd walk to the shopping district to pick-up groceries or to the post office. I learned to weed their vegetable garden, to collect fresh eggs from the chickens & play board games. At age 7 I discovered a true friend/buddy Larry that lived across the dirt road from my Grandparents. Years later I discovered that Larry enjoyed all the visiting grandchildren who spent a week with their Grandparents.

Re: Secrets Of A Wedding Night (9:28pm September 28, 2012):

Faro? Never heard of it until your blog. Can't recall reading a book where hero is math smart either. You've sparked my interest!

Re: Got Game? (8:00pm September 22, 2012):

Love the premise of your book! Can't wait to read it. "Got Game?" will make a great gift for the women in my family.

Re: Charming Blue (7:43pm September 22, 2012):

Would love to see your books as a tv mini-series. Your books are a joy to read!

Re: Three River Ranch (9:15pm September 17, 2012):

I've not posted anything embarrassing online or on facebook. My two adult children are embarrassed that their father & I luv attending country music concerts, NASCAR races and hockey games around the country. They think we're nuts. Can't imagine their reaction if they only knew that my "handle" in a private chat room is "Empty Nester With A Honeymoon Attitude".

Re: Return To Willow Lake (10:02pm September 4, 2012):

Living in land-locked eastern Nebraska, the muddy Missouri River is my only source of water "freedom". Thank you for writing characters and plots that I can get lost in.

Re: Deep Blue (8:47am August 14, 2012):

I'd love to take an Alaska cruise with bus side trips to see national parks & glaciers. Unfortunately my hubby is claustrophobic and unwilling to book an above water cabin.

Re: Sweet Deception (7:39pm August 13, 2012):

I'm the most stubborn reguarding the "mess" on the kitchen table. The "mess" is waiting for me to sort the magazines, the just delievered mail, new receipts, old receipts, and just cut-out newspaper recipes from each other and file them or just put them where they should have gone orginally. My hubby knows better than to even eye-ball the "mess". I'm touchy & stubborn that way! Can you tell that I'm a type A personality?

Re: Hell On Wheels (8:49pm August 10, 2012):

So called "bad boys" aren't all the same, especially if they're military & ride a motorcycle. I'm sooooo ready to read the series.

Re: Deception (4:38pm July 30, 2012):

Thank you for creating Sophia a heroine that isn't a milk-toast type. I need to be "taken away" like the old Calgon print ad and tv commerial from my daily life. Looking forward to losing myself in reading "Deception".

Re: Jesse (5:36pm July 13, 2012):

I too wanted to be Dale Evans as a little girl. For one Christmas I did receive a Dale Evans cowboy hat and holster set.I thought I was the luckiest girl in the world.
Cowboys are my favorite male lead characters. Thanks for for writing "yummy" cowboy adventures!

Re: Lord Of Fire And Ice (5:09pm July 5, 2012):

Congratulations on "Lord of Fire and Ice"! Love the time period and the plot.

Re: Honorable Rancher (9:45pm June 20, 2012):

I was the only girl in the low reading group with five boys. Though I was read to daily by my mother, phonics baffled me in first grade until almost Halloween. After my "light bulb" moment, I devoured books like candy. Summer afternoons you could find me sitting at home reading or at the library.

Re: No Ordinary Sheriff (9:24pm June 17, 2012):

Looking forward to reading "No Ordinary Sheriff". What a perfect title for a Father's Day contest.

Re: The Deathly Portent (11:28pm April 28, 2012):


Re: Untouched (9:51pm April 28, 2012):

"You Shouldn't Kiss Me Like This" by Toby Keith is the song that always reminds me of dancing with my hubby. If either of us hears this song on the radio, we always call each other and pretend that we're dancing together at that moment. We'll celebrate our 43rd anniversary June 14th!

Re: The Fallen Woman of Vil?gos (5:25pm April 16, 2012):

I've often wondered if having a deja vu experience(s) mean that a person is using more of their brain than usual. Could having deja vu be human instinct or female intuition? Over the years I too have experienced deja vu.

Re: The Underside Of Joy (10:41pm March 21, 2012):

Believe that anyone could benefit from a stay at a cabin to renew or refresh their life. What a wonderful setting for a retreat or a refuge to write.

Re: Sticks and Stones (10:26pm March 21, 2012):

It would be a pleasure to write a book with my friends Marge and Pat. We met at a Breast Cancer Support Group. Because of emotional bound we relate to each other well.

Re: Oracle's Moon (6:01pm March 19, 2012):

My creative cooking process starts with the opening of my pantry, followed by opening my chest freezer and refrigerator. Thank goodness for cooking websites that match my ingredients to a recipe. My husband still doesn't know my secret.

Re: Sketch a Falling Star (9:23pm March 12, 2012):

Zoning out with a book is almost as nice as being in love.

Re: Under The Covers (9:17pm March 10, 2012):

Loved your heartfelt analogy. You reminded me that we (hubby & me) had a quick entrance into empty-nesterhood. Both "kids" married within four months of each other.

I use the following as my signature in a chatroom.: Empty-nester with a honeymoon attitude.

Re: Texas Pride (3:23pm March 8, 2012):

Romance books have made me more open to new ideas and situations. I've also been reminded how to treat others and and be tolerant.

Re: Donovan's Bed (9:53pm February 26, 2012):

Men and their mouths! Appears that Donovan has met his match in Sarah. Can't wait to read how Donovan is "fetched up" and learns how to treat a woman.

Re: Clobbered By Camembert (8:23pm February 25, 2012):

What a delicious combination: cheese and a mystery!

OT Avery, were you named in honor of a family member named "Alfred"?

Re: A Scandalous Countess (8:12pm February 11, 2012):

It's a toss up for me. Give me believable characters and an interesting plot and I'm happy.

Re: The Duchess Diaries (6:09pm February 7, 2012):

Luv your series title Bridal Pleasure as well as each book cover. Were models photographed for the book covers and then sketched? Or did an artist design the covers?

Re: Far from Here (10:37pm February 4, 2012):

What do I create? Comfort and friendship. I'm a member of a breast cancer support group that meets weekly at a local hospital's cancer center. Though I have a shy personalty, I've stepped up to encourage and love our newest members throughout their journey. Facing cancer alone is a burden but knowledge and friends lighten cancer fears.Cancer has given me strength to fight for myself and others.

Re: One Book In The Grave (10:58pm February 1, 2012):

Can't disagree with the previous posts. I'm curious to know what makes an author tick as well read excerpts of their books. Been fortunate to win books from authors. My latest win was Mary Jane Clark's "The Look of Love." Receiving books in the mail is a real treat!

Re: Dreamers (6:57pm January 21, 2012):

Today I'd say I am a breast cancer survivor and a newbie gym rat! Previously I'd say I was an emptynester with a honeymoon attitude.

Re: Sex, Lies and Surveillance (8:44pm January 19, 2012):

Harriet The Spy is my favorite childhood spy and George Smiley in John le Carre's "Tinker,Tailor,Soldier,Spy" is my favorite adult spy. Loved the excerpt soooo much!

Re: Sins Of The Highlander (8:57pm January 14, 2012):

The necessary traits of a hero would include dedication to duty and unquestionable loyalty.

Re: A Promise Of Safekeeping (10:26pm January 1, 2012):

I've collected ticket stubs from concerts that I've attended since I was a teenager. Pictures of friends from pre-concert parties/tailgating and concert memorabila are part of my collection.

Re: The Nine Lives Of Christmas (9:03pm December 24, 2011):

"Little Black Dress" by Susan McBride will be my next read. Looking forward to finding the time as I joined a gym this month.

Re: Finding Felicity (9:40pm December 23, 2011):

Sharing the spirit of Christmas by donations of time and money to charities that help the working poor is one of our family traditions. Keeping materialism out of Christmas is hard to do...but IT CAN BE DONE.

Re: Mistletoe and Margaritas (9:56pm December 10, 2011):

While living in Nebraska the four seasons can change week to week. If I could eliminate winter, I'd stay here in eastern Nebraska; but since I can't I'd choose to live in Hawaii.

Re: The Cowboy's Pride (10:33pm December 6, 2011):

I'd like to read a role reversal. Could your next heroine "help" the hero with his adorable baby?

Re: Wild Thing (12:04pm December 5, 2011):

Opposites do hubby and I are a prime example. He was a 2nd year apprentice steamfitter and I was an elementary education college student. We've worked at growing as a couple. Forty-two years later we are more in love than on our wedding day. Personal growth has made our bond strong!

Re: Miss Darcy Falls in Love (9:20pm November 28, 2011):

With your vivid character descriptions;I can almost hear each character's "musical theme song" playing in the background as they speak.

Re: The Spy Who Left Me (3:30pm November 25, 2011):

Reading is my sanity for the overblown gift drama of Christmas. I'd prefer to up our Christmas tree on Christmas Eve and keep it up through Epiphany. With work and social obligations in the month of December I always have a paperback in my purse so I can sneak a read most anywhere: bathroom break, elevator ride, or waiting in rush hour traffic. I have a bedtime ritual that guarantees me a chapter of my current book.I have a mug of herbal tea while I soothing.

Re: The Storm That Is Sterling (12:17pm November 23, 2011):

Re: The Storm That Is Sterling (12:16pm November 23, 2011):

My favorite way to spend Thanksgiving is like so many others is to spend it with family. This year there will be only five of so were going with a casual meal. We're having leftover turkey sandwiches. By making the meal a day early we can relax and keep it fun. No stress or fancy presentations.

Re: Until There Was You (10:45pm November 15, 2011):

This book's title seems like it should be the title of a romantic song.

Re: Engaged in Sin (9:47pm November 5, 2011):

Thank you for your dedication to your readers. The accuracy of details in your books is truly appreciated.

Re: Liver Let Die (6:21pm November 5, 2011):

Names are like a song's first notes. A song has to have a musical hook to keep a listener listening. A character's name is the same for me...I need a hook.

Re: Darn Good Cowboy Christmas (5:10pm November 5, 2011):

I'd ask Santa to help my two adult keep their fulltime jobs and not be downsized. All I need are a few of Carolyn Brown's books.

Re: Baer Truth (10:54pm October 3, 2011):

Ying and yang characters. Can't wait to read the entire series!

Re: The Edge Of Grace (7:48pm August 22, 2011):

I like #26. It reminds me of trying to figure out my college major.

Re: Fezariu's Epiphany (6:36pm August 14, 2011):

Looks like a series that I will enjoy.
Continued success!

Re: Angel Sister (5:19pm March 18, 2011):

My almost 92yr old Mother has a similar background and history.I would love to have her read your book.

Re: The Mistress' House (4:18pm February 10, 2011):

Your book covers are enticing!

Re: These Things Hidden (5:51pm February 6, 2011):

Being a good mother is like being a mother bear. You love,nuture,teach,protect your cubs 24/7.

Re: Kiss At Your Own Risk (12:13pm January 12, 2011):

My daughter is going through a divorce after 12.5yrs of marriage and 2 children. Her hubby is going through a midlife crisis and wants out. He's the one who has broken their marriage vows. My daughter is determined to protect and make a new life for her 8yr son & 19month old daughter.

Eleanor Roosevelt said it best:"A woman is like a teabag. You never know how strong she is until she's in hot water."

Re: The Winter Sea (1:00pm December 20, 2010):

Your writing reminds me of Mary Stewarts. I luv the premise of your story in The Winter Sea.

Re: Monster in Miniature (1:06pm July 31, 2010):

Your fustration is mine. So glad I "found" your books.

Re: Blown Away (1:19pm May 30, 2010):

I prefer to wait to read all books of a trilogy. Years ago I started reading Fern Michael's "Sisterhood" series out of order. By the time I read four Sisterhood books I decided to search out the entire series...then I read the books in order.

I'm looking forward to reading related books by Cindy Gerard.

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