How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days by Laura Lee Guhrke 

I am unfamiliar with this author, I bought this book because of the title. Anyone who doesn’t think a title matters has no concept of marketing. Because I loved the movie How to Lose a Guy in Ten Days, I decided to give a try. I was not disappointed!  The prologue is almost poetic. In the chant of the natives to the memories of England, … Continue reading How to Lose a Duke in Ten Days by Laura Lee Guhrke 

Aftershock by Jill Sorenson

Jill Sorenson’s 2013 novel Aftershock is an intense adventure into human nature. What makes some people heroic and others villains? When faced with the destruction and danger of a major earthquake, Garrett and Lauren unite to save a small group of survivors trapped in a collapsed freeway. Fighting dangerous conditions and a gang of convicts, as well as the attraction that pulls them together like … Continue reading Aftershock by Jill Sorenson

Confessions of a Perpetual Cheerleader

As we put the last dashes and dots on the 2015 Pamlico Writers Conference I explore my role within the group. I read several books written by the writers presenting at the conference, taking time to write reviews and give words of encouragement. On Twitter, Facebook and Amazon I cheered for my fellow authors, taking great joy from being a member of the team. This … Continue reading Confessions of a Perpetual Cheerleader

When I tell you “You are beautiful”

When I tell you “You are beautiful” It is not the brilliance of your smile Or the color of your eyes It is not your physique Or your sexy new style It is the substance inside that makes you so Your strength, your courage, your wisdom. The most beautiful people are not the bodies of perfection Plastered on billboards and on covers of magazines It … Continue reading When I tell you “You are beautiful”

Happy Woman’s Day

International Woman’s Day Are you a feminist? No, I never considered myself a feminist. I am old fashioned, I believe in putting home and family first. I write romance, always dreaming of happily ever after. How could I be a feminist? I come from a long line of big shoulder broads, women who did what needed doing to survive, to make sure their families thrived. … Continue reading Happy Woman’s Day