The Titanic Orphans #Titanic #TitanicStories #historical

Imagine getting full custody of your two young boys and then waking up to realize one day they are missing. Then imagine finding out weeks later they were living with some woman in New York because their father, after kidnapping them, fled the country with the boys on the ill-fated Titanic that sank in the [...]

“Titanic comes to life in this beautiful novel!”

“Titanic comes to life in this beautiful novel!”

The gossip had spread across Ireland. People talked of her speed, size, and how even God couldn’t sink her. Titanic—the ship that could forever change their lives. With Ireland on the brink of war, passengers Esme and her husband Declan board the luxury steamer headed to America. While her husband dreams of a better life [...]

Midwinter’s Eve Giveaway Blog Hop #historicalromance #giveaway #romance

I can't believe we are already so close Christmas! It seems like the holiday season has taken after the rest of the year and flown by. I mean, it seems like just yesterday I bought my advent calendars. Now I've already enjoyed 14 days of the chocolates. Anyway, welcome to my stop on the Midwinter's [...]

Christmas Favorites #Christmas #MerryChristmas #historicalromance

While Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday, Christmas runs a close second. Of course, doesn’t it either run first or second for most people? Perhaps, more first for children, but even adults love the holiday. Today, I thought I’d share my favorite things about the magical holiday we celebrate each year. Favorite Song Some of my [...]

The Last Four Words #GilmoreGirls #StarsHollow #GilmoreGirlsRevival

A week ago I wrote a piece on how I wanted to live in Stars Hollow. Throughout the days that followed, my email box was flooded with questions regarding what I thought of the revival, "A Year in the Life" that aired three years ago today, November 25, 2016. I can't believe that it's already [...]

I want to live in Stars Hollow #GilmoreGirls #StarsHollow #GilmoreGirlsRevival

Over 12 years ago on May 15, 2007, we lost one of the best shows that ever was, or will be, on TV---Gilmore Girls. From the perfectly casted actors and actresses, to the beautiful setting, and amazing scripts, Gilmore Girls entertained the masses. It made people laugh, cry, cheer, hope, dream, and fall in love. [...]

Gratitude Giveaway Blog Hop #giveaway #romance #historicalromance

It's no secret that I love this time of year. From Halloween to New Years I'm buzzing with excitement, especially around Thanksgiving. While I love all the other holidays, I think Thanksgiving is probably my favorite by a teeny-tiny bit. I'm actually one of those weird people in that I love cooking the big meal. [...]

My favorite months of the year . . . #Autumn #Fall #Harvest

Fall, Autumn, Harvest---whatever you call it, it doesn't matter. I love it. It's my favorite time of the year, my favorite season. When I lived in my hometown the Fall usually started somewhere in September. Cooler air, the changing of the leaves, the crispness in the mornings when you walk out the door on your [...]

Spooktacular Giveaway Blog Hop #giveaway #amreading #reading #romance

Halloween is just about two weeks away and I'm so excited! I can't wait and I'm not even the one who is going trick or treating. Even if I do plan to steal some of my kids' candy. We will call it "taxes". Anyway, welcome to my stop on the Spooktacular Giveaway Blog Hop hosted [...]

Ponies, Monkeys, and Karma . . . Oh my! #horses #ponies #minihorses

Okay, so this post really isn't writing-related, but I just couldn't help myself. And although it happened years ago, I still think about this day often, and in fact, when it popped up in my memories not too long ago, I thought I need to share this story again. Before I get into my little [...]

Addergoole Fourteen #Titanic #TitanicStories #StoriesfromtheTitanic

In April of 1912, fourteen people who were friends and relatives from the small town of Addergoole Ireland, left for Queenstown to board the Titanic. If you have the time, I highly encourage you to watch this documentary on these fourteen souls, eleven of whom perished in the sinking. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y4oEedkYtaA   If you want to [...]

The car that went down with the Titanic . . . #historicalromance #amwriting #writing

Remember in the movie Titanic where Jack and Rose finally get it on in the car that is stored down in the cargo hold? Yeah, well, sorry to ruin the moment for you, but actually, in real life, they couldn't have done it. Well, I mean, if they were real they could have done it, [...]

Christmas in July Giveaway #romance #historicalromance #giveaway #amreadingromance

I don't know about you, but I'm starting to love this whole Christmas in July theme. I mean, who wouldn't love to celebrate Christmas twice a year? I just wish I could talk my husband into a putting up a tree! Okay, I'm a little bit kidding there. That might be going to a bit [...]