Monthly Archives: November 2017

Third Week in Beautiful Aruba!

We are in our third week in lovely Aruba – One Happy Island! The first week I mentioned we were on the 8th floor, second week on the 9th floor and the third and final week (sighs) on the 14th … Continue reading

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Interview about An Angel Among Us, by Janice Spina

Here is a interview that my friend Deanie Humphrys-Dunne posted on her blog. Thank you, Deanie! Since that time I have more books – 17 – and am working on sequel to my first novel, Hunting Mariah, and a new … Continue reading

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A New Review of Jemsbooks!

Thank you, Sally Cronin, for mentioning my review of Book 4 of Davey & Derek Junior Detectives Series on your marvelous blog! I am honored to be included with these talented authors and their books! Thank you, Sally, for your … Continue reading

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Week Two in Beautiful Aruba!

Week two in Aruba – we are now on the 9th floor. The view just keeps getting better. We are no longer on the sunset side. We face the pools and pool bar and restaurant. It’s still lovely! Here are … Continue reading

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More Views of Aruba!

In case you are just tuning in – we are in Aruba for three weeks. I can’t get enough of this beautiful place. We have been coming for nineteen years together but I first visited Aruba in 1986. It has … Continue reading

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How Do You Promote Your Work as an Author?

There are many ways to promote your work as an author. I consider myself an author who is still on the job training. Each time I publish a book I have to learn some new ways to promote it. In … Continue reading

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Davey & Derek Junior Detectives, Book 5, is a Semi-Finalist in Authorsdb Cover Contest!

Just found out that my book is a Semi-Finalist in the Authorsdb Cover Contest! Here is the link below. Please vote for my book! This is the first cover contest I have ever entered! I am so excited for my … Continue reading

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