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Chesapeake Nostalgia

No, it’s not shorts weather, and no, I’m not traveling… but I wish I were!

Can’t wait to get back to the Bay. 

Lee by Chesapeake

Greater Detroit RWA Panel

February 16, 2021: Online panel discussion: Sweet Romance. Pictures to follow!

Thank you, Debbie Macomber!

I feel blessed to be included in this collection with Debbie Macomber… even more because it hit the New York Times list! A huge thank you to everyone who bought it and to Debbie for writing books everyone wants to read 

It’s a bestseller!

A big thank you to all the loyal readers who made Child on His Doorstep hit the Publishers Weekly list! 

Five New Books in The Off Season series!

I’m happy to announce that I signed a contract for three more novels and two novellas in The Off Season series! Set in the small waterfront community of Pleasant Shores, these books feature a program helping victims of violent crimes heal with the support of therapy dogs. That’s serious business, but the books also feature fun times on the Chesapeake, delicious milkshakes from Goody’s, and the chance to watch gorgeous, seventy-something Mary Rhoades try to elude her many suitors as she runs her bookstore and helps the community!

Cottage at the Beach is in grocery stores!

Most authors feel successful when they hit a bestseller list or win an award. For me, it’s when I see my book IN THE GROCERY STORE. Yep, that is what I always dreamed of, and it’s a huge thrill when it happens! My daughter will attest that I visit my book every time I go grocery shopping. Here’s Cottage at the Beach in my local Giant Eagle!

bookshelf at grocery store

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Bonus Short Stories! 

A Christian singer needs protection for one performance… but can she protect her heart?

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A young veteran makes a mistake that will follow him throughout his life

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