I know you thought I disappeared from the blog for good! My deadline had to take precedence, and I’m still not finished with my work-in-progress, but I’ve missed my blog readers so here I am for the weekend! I’ve been dealing with deadlines, all sorts of great promotions for Necessary Lies (which just happens to…

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My North American publisher just told me they have three Advanced Reading Copies of Necessary Lies to give away! So here’s what we’ll do. Leave a comment on this blog post–even just “hi!” will work. Thursday evening at 10pm EST I’ll use a random number generator to pick three of you to win. Unfortunately this…

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The little girl across from me in Starbucks is excited about going to her first slumber party tonight (she seems way too young to me, but whatever!) so I thought sleepovers would make a good Story Weekend topic. What does that word conjure up for you? I just received the  audio book version of The…

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On Facebook, I asked for some questions that were a bit out of the ordinary and received plenty!  I may make this a feature on my blog for a midweek pick-me-up. Here’s the first set (and then it’s your turn…): Q. What is your favorite breakfast food? A. I have breakfast nearly every morning at…

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I’ve seen a lot of Advanced Reading Copies (ARCs), but never one quite this pretty. I love how my publisher, St. Martin’s Press, incorporated the cover of the final book at the bottom of the ARC cover and devoted so much space to bestselling author Christina Schwarz’s wonderful quote—a quote that warmed my heart when I…

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Happy Holidays, and congratulations to Deb Miller, whose name was picked randomly from all the comments sent to this blog in the last couple of months. Deb will receive a $100 gift certificate to whatever bookstore, online or not, she chooses. I hope you’re able to enjoy a few days with friends and family, and…

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