A Visit and a Chat About Cathedral Lake

Where is Cathedral Lake, you ask? It's a fictional town in Western Pennsylvania and is the setting for the Cathedral Lake series---a trilogy about the dysfunctional Keller family comprised of Type and Cross, Out and About, and Pride and Fall. The history of the town is revealed in Out and About and explored in "The … Continue reading A Visit and a Chat About Cathedral Lake

Good Riddance, 2017

I've been blogging for several years now. Some years I write a "year in review" post; others I don't. I was going to skip it this year, but a friend and fellow writer (C. S. Boyack) wrote one, as he does every year, and when I read both his post and the comments, I realized … Continue reading Good Riddance, 2017

Her Punctured Lung Punctured His Heart

Type and Cross is a suspense-filled family drama. Here is an excerpt: "She didn’t have protective gear, either.” His voice broke. “Her clothes, what little there were, were ripped to rags. Her rib punctured her lung, and the whole side of her body was cinder-scraped.” “It sounds awful.” “You still haven’t figured out the worst … Continue reading Her Punctured Lung Punctured His Heart

And The Winner Is…

Picture it—Late fall, 2016. Tensions are high. Discussions are getting out of hand. Finally the ballot is released and people rush to cast their votes for the main category all the way down the ballot. And then we wait to see who won. Everyone discusses their selections. Results can't come soon enough. We're desperate to … Continue reading And The Winner Is…

#RRBC Back-To-School Book and Blog Block Party!

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!

I Miss You

Hi there. I bet you think it's been a while since I've posted. It hasn't been. You've just forgotten to follow me to my new site---stacitroilo.com. I may be in your reader, but let's be honest, how many of us check that? I know I usually forget. Anyway, click the link and follow me again. … Continue reading I Miss You