DISTANCE DATING? PROVOCATIVE EMAILS TURN UP THE HEAT

In Middle Ageish, my new novel, Sunny Chanel, the heroine, plunges into online dating. And emails a truckload of men.  Sunny lives in New Haven, CT, so even before she meets Noah, who lives  in Long Island, the emailing fun begins. It continues even after they meet. Sunny and Noah could teach us a few things about the art of the slow burn. Emailing is their passion in Middle Ageish, their way of heating up a…

VANILLA WITH A TWIST

Tandy Blakemore spends her days running her New England ice cream parlor, single-parenting her teenage son, and trying to keep her head above financial water. No easy feat when the shop's machinery is aging and her son is thinking about college. Tandy hasn't had a day off in a decade and wonders if she'll ever be able to live a worry-free life.   Engineer Deacon Withers is on an enforced vacation in the tiny seaside…

I’M DATING ROBERT PARKER

I've wanted to write about the books I read for a while, and had misgivings because my reading is all over the place. Right now it's crime.  Who doesn't love a good murder? What I read is what I read. Not the newest, not bestsellers, although that too. I read many genres, from romance to women's fiction to nonfiction to fantasy. A couple of thrillers, as long as it's not a steady thriller diet. At…