Ciao, friends. In honor of Valentine's Day, I want to throw my hat in the proverbial romance ring (I've heard somewhere that love is a battlefield) and remind everyone about my selection of titles fit for this time of year. Here are brief descriptions of my work: Like alchemy, prophecy, and deep family roots? Try … Continue reading Shameless Self-Promotion: #Romance for #ValentinesDay
Typing a drumroll sound feels tedious, so I'll just ask you to pretend you hear it. Introducing the new look for the Medici Protectorate series. (Drumroll...) That's right; there's a new and edgy look to this romantic suspense series, and I'm delighted … Continue reading Not One, Not Two or Three, But Four New Covers
Today's fiction installment is from book two of the Medici Protectorate series, Mind Control. We join Jo and Vinnie as they're trying to figure out who will stay in which bedroom of a luxury hotel suite they're being forced to share. How they got in that situation in the first place is a story in … Continue reading Book Excerpt: Mind Control (Visceral)
Do you ever feel like some days nothing is going on and on other days, there's almost too much to keep up with? Today is the latter of the two for me. First, I hope you'll join me over at Rochelle Weber's site, where Mind Control's hero, Vinnie Falco, has an illuminating interview with the … Continue reading Lots of Writing News Today
Hi! Welcome to Rave Reviews Book Club’s Spring Book & Block Party. (For all the stops and oodles of chances to win a myriad of prizes, check out all the RRBC posts throughout the month-long tour.) This stop? Staci Troilo’s site currently hosted in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA. Today I'm Giving Prizes to Two Lucky Winners: … Continue reading Weaving History into Contemporary Fiction—RRBC Tour Stop
I'm busy working on Medici Protectorate book three, Body Armor. This story follows Nico and Donni, and they're in for a bumpy ride. To get readers out of the Cathedral Lake mindset and into the Medici Protectorate mood, I'm going to post not one, not two, but three tidbits today. That's right; three! One from … Continue reading Tantalizing Tuesday Tidbits—Medici Protectorate Series
Okay, I admit it. The title of this post is hokey. Way hokey. But in honor of my dad’s peculiar sense of humor (Bob jokes are bad enough but his puns are dreadful), I had to do it. Today I’m talking about elements. Not the metals and noble gases that gave us all headaches in … Continue reading It’s Element-ary, Watson!
I'm part German. I know that probably surprises you, given I constantly blather on and on about my Italian roots. (As an aside, I did write a novella about Irish-Americans, given I'm part Irish, too—on my dad's side. I'm a veritable melting pot because of him.) So, other than October 12 when we go hardcore … Continue reading Oktoberfic
Hi! Welcome to Rave Reviews Book Club’s Back-To-School Book & Blog Block Party. (For all the stops and oodles of chances to win a myriad of prizes, check out all the posts. The list can be found here.) This stop? Staci Troilo's site in Fayetteville, Arkansas, USA. Here’s What I’m Giving Away Today to One … Continue reading #RRBC Back-To-School Book and Blog Block Party!
You know the saying... If my head weren't attached, I'd forget it. I've been having that kind of summer. I'm misplacing things, I'm forgetting things, I'm just generally scatterbrained. Not sure why. Summer fever. Stress. Just getting older. If you're wondering why I'm telling you this, it's because I foolishly managed to send a post … Continue reading If My Head Weren’t Attached… And Other Writing News