I’m about to start a new romantic suspense novel! I’ve got my notepad and pen handy for plotting and character development and several hours left of the day with no pressing obligations. The laundry is done, husband busy with his own projects and I’m…terrified.
Head over to Not Your Usual Suspects to get an inside look at just how terrified I am, and to see an excerpt from the book I’m writing, Trust No One. Leave me a comment over there and you might find yourself with a copy of one of my ebooks!
Kathy Altman chose Son of the Enemy as one of her top 10 reads of 2013! I’m so happy! Head over to Happy Ever After to see what she has to say about it, as well as the other amazing books she picked.
I recently had a dream where I was in Scotland again – probably because I’ve been hard at work writing a new book currently called Too Far to Fall. Check out some of my inspirations in my post at Not Your Usual Suspects!
Check out this review that gave Betrayed by Trust 4.5 out of 5 stars! Read the excerpt below, then head over to Book Binge to see what else Judith has to say.
What does one do when a trusted friend betrays that trust? Where does one turn when the friend you thought supported your efforts to find your sister’s killer pulls the rug out from under you? Such were the thoughts of Catherine Morrissey as she realized that the very person to whom she had opened her mind and heart, with whom she had shared memories and feelings, was the very person who exposed the raw hurt of her family to the Washington, D.C. public. Now Catherine feels like she is on her own, yet really doesn’t know the insiders and outsiders in American government so she feels like she is traveling blind. She is even more confused when she receives mysterious anonymous notes giving her advice that scares her half to death.
“So now I’m writing Ben’s story. It takes place in Scotland, where he’s gone on a leave of absence from his cardiology practice to decide what to do about his life, and whether to give his marriage a second chance. It’s nighttime, and he’s in a camper at the summit of the highest, most treacherous road in the highlands. A fierce storm has blown in from Iceland and a frantic young woman is banging on his door. It seems there’s been a terrible accident…”
This is the road Fiona was on the night of the accident in my upcoming sequel to Wrongfully Accused. Ben’s camper was at the top…
Check out my newest guest post at Not Your Usual Suspects today! In this post I share some of my experience in the Highlands.
Here’s a sample:
So as I drive through the highlands for the first time, I try to imagine what it would be like to live in a place so ruggedly beautiful but so seldom truly warm. I’m from New England, so I’m partial to cool weather, but August in Scotland means bundling up in fleeces and hoodies, particularly when the wind is blowing. Still, watching the clouds swirl around green hills and rock ledges wrapped in heather, then roll down into the valleys, I suspect it would take a long time to tire of this magical place.
What can I say? It’s been an amazing trip!
Check out this review of Betrayed by Trust at RT Book Reviews!
This is a story full of intrigue and betrayal, with characters that may or may not be trustworthy. Add to this an underlying theme of family that grounds the players in what’s truly important and this book is a winner.
Head over to RT Book Reviews to read the rest!
The lovely Angela Campbell was nice enough to share her webspace with me so I could participate in the Tasty Summer Reads Hop! I answered 5 questions, and share a fantastic spaghetti sauce recipe from Betrayed by Trust.
Here’s an excerpt:
1) When writing, are you a snacker? If so, sweet or salty?
Oh, yes, I have to snack, but I try to snack on healthy stuff. And I like to mix the sweet and salty—peanuts and raisins, or sliced apples with cheddar cheese or peanut butter. Yum! Or a bowl of cherries, grapes, whatever’s handy. If I’m writing late in the evening I like to snack on Prosecco…and dark chocolate.
2) Are you an outliner or someone who flies by the seat of their pants? Are they real pants or jammies?
Betrayed by Trust is out now! Enjoy!
Head over to Happy Ever After to see what I have to say about DC scandals and how it relates to Betrayed by Trust!
When you look at the Clinton affair, JFK’s multiple affairs, and all the congressmen and senators’ affairs, have you noticed that it’s always the men getting caught with their pants down? Their wives and married female colleagues never seem to get caught, but are they really so innocent or are they just better at being sneaky?