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May 30, 2014
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D-Day 70 Years Remembered

Last night on PBS, I watched part of a Nova documentary on D-day (part because I’m on deadline now. I justified watching by claiming it was for research!). It was called D-Day’s Sunken Secrets. Next Friday is the 70th anniversary … Continue reading

August 3, 2013

Courage under Fire

This weekend, fellow WWII author Sarah Sundin has stopped by. Her new novel, On Distant Shores, released this past week. Her books are thoroughly researched, peppered with memorable characters, and gripping. Here she shares some of the background for her … Continue reading

October 10, 2012
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Some Special People

Of course, everyone at the wedding last weekend is special to me; however, I did get to spend time with a couple of women special to me as an author. I spent a good bit of time on Sunday speaking … Continue reading

October 4, 2012
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Woman of Courage?

The series title (so far) for the three books I sold to Thomas Nelson is Women of Courage. It tells the story of three very courageous women in very different circumstances during WWII. The strength, resiliency, and faith of each … Continue reading

September 19, 2012


This week’s letter is G and I’m GIDDY over it! Oh! Yes! GIDDY! Before I get to the good part, do you like the new look of my blog?? It’s a work in progress, I’ll admit. It’s going to get … Continue reading