What the world needs now…

We all yearn to be more human, more connected, and more in tune with each other than we already are. So…now in our time of social distancing or cocooning or self-imposed quarantining, being human to each other may be tougher than usual. If you are like me, you’ve been taking care of the family, theContinue reading “What the world needs now…”

Love, Loyalty, and Friendship

Today, I’m using my web site page to write about something else other than my writing life. St. Patrick’s Day is right around the corner and I typically take out all my Royal Tara and Belleek china to put around the house. I also wear various pieces of my claddagh jewelry for a few days.Continue reading “Love, Loyalty, and Friendship”

When you see your name on an electronic billboard!

I have two writing events coming up in the next week. One of the events will be held on Tuesday, Saint Patrick’s Day at the Fruitland Park Library in Fruitland Park. How surprised I was to see my name on the town’s billboard as I drove by on Sunday afternoon. I went back tonight toContinue reading “When you see your name on an electronic billboard!”

Upcoming Events

I’m putting the finishing touches on the next book (Death at Ashford Castle) in the Star O’Brien mystery series (set in County Mayo, of course). But I don’t have a specific date yet. I’m excited and can’t wait to tell you more about the release date! In the meanwhile, I’ll be at two events inContinue reading “Upcoming Events”

One of My Loves

If a book is well-written, I always find it too short. Jane Austen I had the opportunity yesterday to take a brief respite in Mount Dora, Florida, site of this weekend’s Jane Austen festival. I have been in love with Austen’s novels since my undergraduate and graduate days earning my English degrees. The quote aboveContinue reading “One of My Loves”