North by Northwest

THE CURSE-MAKER has been out for a little over a week, (yay!) and now I start the out-of-state leg of my tour … back to my home state, Washington. I admit it: I get a little choked up when I … Continue reading

An Epiphany of Noir

Today marks Epiphany, the day after Twelfth Night, and in the words of the immortal Bard, “If Twitter be the food of writing, tweet on!” January dawns in 2011, and it truly is a brave new world of social networking. … Continue reading

New Year, New Book, New Virtual Home

2010 is nearly over … and it’s been quite a year! The Year of the Tiger is transitioning to the Year of the Rabbit (a good luck year) and my calendar for the next twelve months is already booking up! … Continue reading

The Big Thank You!

Huge thanks to RT Book Review and their reviewers, for nominating CITY OF DRAGONS for a 2010 Reviewers Choice Award in Historical Mystery! I’m honored to be in the company of Jeri Westerson, Rhys Bowen, Charles Todd, and Deanne Raybourn, … Continue reading

Springing Forward in the Fall

It’s funny how time works. The whole relativity thing may be provable mathematically, but I’m more interested in the emotional effects of how time feels … you know, how it speeds up and slows down all at once, depending on … Continue reading