Meet the Character: Vinnie Falco

Mind Control, book two of the Medici Protectorate series released in June. The series follows the Notaro sisters and the Brothers sworn to protect them. The second installment of the saga focuses specifically on Jo Notaro and her warrior, Vinnie Falco. Soon, we’ll take the time to sit down with Jo and have a talk with her,Continue reading “Meet the Character: Vinnie Falco”

I’m Away Today, Care to Join Me?

Today, author Courtney J. Hall has been kind enough to turn her blog over to me to talk all about the darker side of Mind Control and the Medici Protectorate series. Darker side, you ask? Well, if you want to know what I mean by that, you’ll have to join us over at her siteContinue reading “I’m Away Today, Care to Join Me?”

How Do You Picture Your Characters?

When I first picture my characters, they’re kind of faceless, perfect specimens. I can see their eyes, but not in their faces. Or their noses, but not on their faces. The jawline, the full lips, the wavy hair… whatever. Each perfect individual characteristic, but not the whole picture. I kind of like it that way.Continue reading “How Do You Picture Your Characters?”

Happy Release Day, Mind Control!

Is it possible? Could it be? Yes, at long last, it’s finally here. Happy Release Day, Mind Control! As many of you know, the Medici Protectorate series is dear to me because of its connection to my grandfather and my heritage. But Mind Control specifically is important to me because, well, because of a few reasons.Continue reading “Happy Release Day, Mind Control!”

Cover Reveal for Medici Protectorate Book Two—Mind Control

I feel like it’s been a decade in coming, but it hasn’t. I’m just so excited because I love this novel SO MUCH and the wait is killing me! I’m thrilled to present to you the cover for Mind Control, book two of the Medici Protectorate series. Mind Control continues following the Notaro sisters and theContinue reading “Cover Reveal for Medici Protectorate Book Two—Mind Control”

Eavesdropping on Characters In Pittsburgh

Visits home are few and far between. Most of the time is spent with family, but if I can squeeze in a trip to the city, I try to. Ride the incline, shop at the Strip, catch a game, cruise on the Clipper, visit a museum… The list is endless, really, when I sit downContinue reading “Eavesdropping on Characters In Pittsburgh”

Meet the Character: Michelangelo

Bleeding Heart is the first book of the Medici Protectorate series. Book two, Mind Control, is coming out in May.  These stories wouldn’t take place if not for the mysterious benefactor of the Brotherhood, Michelangelo. Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni was born March 6, 1475 in Florence, Italy. His name is often mentioned along with LeonardoContinue reading “Meet the Character: Michelangelo”