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September 22, 2017

Watching the devastation over the last few weeks, first, the terrible flooding from Hurricane Harvey in Houston, then, Hurricane Irma lashing Florida, takes me back to a scene in book #2 of my Climate Fiction trilogy. In Albedo Effect, Book 2 of The Shade Ring Trilogy,...

June 2, 2017

A diverse future is just one of the themes of The Shade Ring Trilogy. When I started doing research on future technologies, climate predictions and future cultural scenarios, I repeatedly ran across articles about how diverse the population will be in the United States...

May 9, 2017

The answer? When the author’s fifth book is the third book in her just completed trilogy. I’m referring to my NEW book, Aerosol Sky, Book 3 of The Shade Ring Trilogy. It’s now available in ebook and paperback on Amazon, and in paperback from Barnes & Noble.

Plus – and t...

October 3, 2016

If you’ve read “The Shade Ring” and “Albedo Effect,” the first two books in “The Shade Ring Trilogy,” you know there’s an important, Shakespeare-quoting character. You also know why he quotes Shakespeare. While you may think that’s a charming bit of fictionalizing on m...

August 21, 2016

One of the characters in my latest book,“Albedo Effect, Book 2 of The Shade Ring Trilogy,” is an overheated Mother Nature. The trilogy is set a hundred years in the future against a backdrop of runaway global warming. So I’ve taken a keen interest in scientific predict...

June 16, 2016

"The Shade Ring Trilogy" is set a hundred years in the future so I absolutely must include driverless cars.  Like it or not, they’re already here.  It’s just a matter of time for regulations to be ironed out, more mapping to be done and more glitches to be fixed before...

February 5, 2016

To each her own.  Some readers like their sex scenes hot and steamy.  Others want the details left up to their imagination.  I tend to fall into the second category.  Although, I admit, I’ve read a few sex scenes that were, well… pretty romantic.  I’ve also read some s...

January 13, 2016

   My first three novels are all set mostly in the Atlanta area.  Of course, that’s where I live and I know some interesting local spots to use in my stories.  I’ve also used Charlotte, Savannah and Charleston for locations, among others.  It helps that I lived in one...

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