Whatever’s On My Mind Today

I’m so happy Outlander is back on. This season is based on my favorite novel in the series – Voyager. I haven’t told a lot of people, but I read Outlander’s first six novels, I think, a half-dozen times, back to back. Then the next two, Echo in the Bone, and Written in My Own […]... Read More
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Texas and Other Things

I truly am astonished at the pictures on The Weather Channel of Hurricane Harvey’s aftermath. I’m also proud of our fellow human beings—firemen and women, police, all those out there making their rescues. I’m especially proud of those unofficial men and women, going out on their own to see where they can help, even if […]... Read More
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World Premiere of Wild Rose and the Horseman

I’m thrilled to announce that book #2 is up on Smashwords. Wild Rose and the Horseman follows Eva and The Irishman, Eva and Liam’s epic love story. WildRose and the Horseman ushers in the second generation of the feisty and lusty Dady-Mattson-O’Neill family. It’s the early 1900’s. Ellen, the beautiful and brilliant daughter of Eva […]... Read More

So Excited, Thrilled, and Jazzed

Soon, my present and future readers, the second book of the Eva and the Irishman series, Wild Rose and the Horseman will be up on Smashwords for purchase. Eva will always be free, and the rest of the series novels will be very reasonably priced. I also filled out an interview on Smashwords and you […]... Read More

And even more characters in Eva and the Irishman – America

Kelly Ann Sullivan: She was born and raised in the Irish neighborhood of Chicago in abject poverty. When she’s a young child, her father abandons her and her mother. It’s rumored Kelly’s mother resorts to prostitution, inviting men into their tenement in the slums, leaving Kelly vulnerable to those with bad intent, and a mother […]... Read More

Eva and the Irishman is hot off the presses!

As of this date, Eva and the Irishman has been uploaded to Smashwords.com and is available for download on your ebook device! This first novel in the Eva and the Irishman series is FREE. In a few weeks, we will put up Wild Rose and the Horseman for pre-order. I want to thank my sister […]... Read More

Main Characters in Eva and the Irishman, first novel in the Eva and the Irishman series.

Finnish Characters: Part One, Origins, 1890’s Eva Maki: Pronounced AY-vah. A country girl, she’s just turned eighteen. Still very much a child, she’s on the cusp of womanhood. She’s discovering the wonders of young men her age. Tall and strawberry blonde, she’s strong and independent, and the eldest of three girls, all cut from the […]... Read More