A #NewRelease by Jan Sikes: MOUNTAIN LAUREL CHRISTMAS #HolidayFiction @jansikes3

Ciao, amici! I'm delighted to host friend, fellow author, and Story Empire colleague Jan Sikes today. Jan's work always reaches out and grabs me by the heart. Her latest is no different, a poignant tale perfect for the holidays. Here she is to tell you all about it. Please help me give her a warm … Continue reading A #NewRelease by Jan Sikes: MOUNTAIN LAUREL CHRISTMAS #HolidayFiction @jansikes3

Happy Thanksgiving!

Ciao, amici! Today, in the United States, we celebrate Thanksgiving. As I grew up, I was taught that it's a day to count our blessings and show our gratitude for what we have, not lament the things we don't. I have two amazing kids that continually impress me with their strength, intelligence, kindness, and compassion. … Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving!

Two #BookReviews: MOUNTAIN LAUREL CHRISTMAS and WHAT’S IN A NAME? @jansikes3 @scg58

Ciao, amici! I've got two reviews today, so I'm going to skip the intro and get right into them. The first is a new release by Jan Sikes; the second is a work by Sally Cronin. You don't want to miss either of these gems. https://www.amazon.com/Mountain-Laurel-Christmas-Jan-Sikes-ebook/dp/B09KJYMVT9/ A Feel-Good Tale Perfect for the Holidays ’Tis the … Continue reading Two #BookReviews: MOUNTAIN LAUREL CHRISTMAS and WHAT’S IN A NAME? @jansikes3 @scg58

THE THING ABOUT KEVIN by Beem Weeks #bookreview

Ciao, amici! I've been reading so many thrillers lately, I decided to take a break. Not because I NEEDED one, but because Halloween is over and I thought it was time to break out of my comfort zone. I've been unabashedly taking advantage of NetGalley for weeks (months?), but I hadn't stopped downloading books to … Continue reading THE THING ABOUT KEVIN by Beem Weeks #bookreview

NO SUCH LUCK Tour Wrap-Up #bookrelease #romance #novella

Ciao, amici! That's all she wrote. Literally. lol Sorry. You know my family and puns. (Go ahead and groan. I did.) The No Such Luck release tour is over. I want to thank all of you who have taken the time to post reviews. Your kind words have warmed my heart. I also want to … Continue reading NO SUCH LUCK Tour Wrap-Up #bookrelease #romance #novella

NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 9: Jan Sikes #bookrelease #romance #novella

Ciao, amici! This is it. We've reached the last day of the tour. And I'm ending at the perfect site, because this is a romance story, and a romance author is hosting me. She's such an upbeat soul who always puts a smile on my face. A Story Empire colleague, an accomplished author, and a … Continue reading NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 9: Jan Sikes #bookrelease #romance #novella

NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 8: Sally Cronin #bookrelease #romance #novella

Ciao, amici! Day eight of my tour takes me across the pond again. Too bad we can't use frequent flyer miles, right? Doesn't matter. Miles or not, it's always worth the trip to visit friends. Especially this one. I'm talking about Sally Cronin. Sally works tirelessly to promote other authors. If you haven't visited her … Continue reading NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 8: Sally Cronin #bookrelease #romance #novella

NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 7: Beem Weeks #bookrelease #romance #novella

Ciao, amici! Day seven of my tour is super special to me because it's taking me to a site I never toured at before. Many of you probably know this talented author, if not from his written work, then from his exhaustive efforts on behalf of indie writers. I'm talking about Beem Weeks. Beem has … Continue reading NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 7: Beem Weeks #bookrelease #romance #novella

NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 6: John W. Howell #bookrelease #romance #novella

Ciao, amici! We're up to day six of my tour, and I'm making a return visit to someone who understands my love of Pittsburgh (though, sadly, he doesn't live here so we can't meet for cocktails). He's a Story Empire colleague, a talented storyteller, the voice of some of the funniest dogs on the web, … Continue reading NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 6: John W. Howell #bookrelease #romance #novella

NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 5: Mae Clair #bookrelease #romance #novella

Ciao, amici! Day five of my tour takes me to a place I've been many times before. If you've followed me on any of my previous tours, you've visited her. Talented author, Story Empire founder, cryptid enthusiast, and wonderful friend. I'm talking about Mae Clair. If you've been following Mae's site, you know she just … Continue reading NO SUCH LUCK Tour Stop 5: Mae Clair #bookrelease #romance #novella