Winners of Happy Holidays Giveaway

The following names were selected at random by computer in the Happy Holidays Visa Card and Book giveaway.

Winner of the $100 Visa card and a signed copy of THE BRACELET is


Winners of a signed copy of THE BRACELET are:

To claim your prizes, just click on the “contact” button here on the website. Send me your complete mailing address including zip code. That’s it!

Thank you to everyone who entered. I hope you all have a wonderful holiday season.

Happy Holidays Giveaway Starts Today!

Could you use an extra $100 this month? Would you like to win a copy of my newest novel?

THE BRACELET officially publishes December 9th, and to introduce myself and the book to new readers I’m hosting a giveaway this week. ONE winner, chosen at random will receive a $100 Visa Gift card and a signed copy of THE BRACELET. TWO additional winners  each will receive a signed copy of the book.

Here’s how to enter: Join my circle of INSIDE STORY friends by subscribing to my quarterly newsletter. Four times a year you will receive an electronic letter from me with the latest news, book deals, book recommendations, occasional recipes…whatever I think you might enjoy receiving. Just click the subscribe button here on this page and follow the directions.

Click here to “Like” my author page on Facebook where over 4,000 other book lovers check in with me each day just to chat and share a virtual cup of coffee.

That’s it! Winners will be chosen at random after midnight on Monday, December 15th, and will be notified by email. Winners will also be posted on my Facebook page.

What if you are already a Facebook friend and a newsletter subscriber? You are automatically entered! How easy is that?

Wishing you all the joy and peace of the season. Good luck!


Thanksgiving Side Dishes Sale!

How about a great read for your Thanksgiving holiday? My publisher is offering the E-edition of  CAROLINA GOLD for $1.99 from now until December 1st as part of a Thanksgiving Side Dishes promotion.

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Praised by reviewers as “vivid and romantic”, “beautiful”, and “memorable”, Carolina Gold is available at Amazon, B and N, and all your favorite online booksellers. Inspired by the life of a real 19th century woman rice planter, Carolina Gold is my homage to the beautiful South Carolina lowcountry I have loved and visited for 15 years. I hope you enjoy it.