Books I’m Reading

Now that I'm working on the revision of Frienemies I'm finding time to read books by other authors on Goodreads as well as ChapterBuzz. On Chapter Buzz, I'm reading a book (rough draft) by Sheri Levenstein titled Sasha's Journey.  What do a talking cat, missing parents, and a teenaged girl who hears voices in her head have in common?  … Continue reading Books I’m Reading

Readers of Historical Fiction…

Hi, everyone.  Thank you for joining me today.  As you know, I don't often try to draw attention to myself, but today is an exception. I need the help of my friends and fans.  I just posted the last chapter of Frienemies on Chapter Buzz, where writers can post their works in progress and get feedback.  But … Continue reading Readers of Historical Fiction…

Frienemies: Chapter Thirty-Six

A Gloom Reflected Rain had stopped progress on the Jackson house for three days. The relentless deluge took its toll in a landslide that blocked Route 20 between Lerona and Pipestem. Work on the railroad between Athens and Hinton had come to a screeching halt. Tempers flared and fists flew at the tavern. Joel wasn’t … Continue reading Frienemies: Chapter Thirty-Six

Excerpt from “Frienemies” Chapter Twenty-Five

Fawn was shaking and sobbing. Where were the gods of her ancestors who were supposed to protect her? She had taken her fetish with her. Maybe she should have left it home so it would have done its job. Where was Nana’s white God? If he was so powerful, why did he let this happen? … Continue reading Excerpt from “Frienemies” Chapter Twenty-Five

Frienemies Chapter Twenty-Two

Angel drove the Browning brougham, pulled by a pair of matching chestnut Morgan horses, to Fawn’s house. Today was Fawn’s birthday and Angel was determined to make it memorable. She carefully alighted from the conveyance, smoothed her dress and made sure her hat was still on straight. Reaching into the seat of the buggy, she … Continue reading Frienemies Chapter Twenty-Two