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Sleuth Samantha Jamison is Interviewed by another mystery Sleuth protagonist

Samantha, you’re an author who gets caught up in real-life mysteries that you then turn into books. Love that idea. Think we could ditch your real author, Peggy, and my author and keep all the royalties for ourselves? “Great minds … Continue reading

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The Woman At The Window

Each night the woman sat at her second floor bedroom window. She loved staring out into the darkness. She always did this before going to bed. After a long day she would gaze down at the street, stars, everywhere, because … Continue reading

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Life lessons: Have a plan, a 2nd plan, a 3rd plan, and most of all, have patience.

Out of my three boys, I guess I expected my third son to have the no problems adjusting to nursery school. But then children are unpredictable, aren’t they? He was the house tuffy, independent, refused to cry, and would take … Continue reading

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Inspiration from my repertoire of visuals, scenes and dialogue

The Spiderman Party  Okay, so we thought, since our son (first born of three sons) was crazy for Spiderman, it would be a natural to have that as the theme for his 4th birthday. So we set about buying and … Continue reading

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THE RIVIERA IS BURNING – MY MEMOIR

The setting for my 3rd mystery: 86 Avenue du Goulet TOP 500 REVIEWER: “She makes the reader see it, hear it, smell it, & FEEL it.” “Truth more terrifying than fiction!” “Thrillingly reminiscent of Daphne Du Maurier”  “Fear along with … Continue reading

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Mother, A Portrait

I couldn’t have expressed this homage to my mother and to all the mothers out there better Mother. A word so easily taken for granted because mothers are always there to support, comfort and encourage. In a mother’s eyes, nothing … Continue reading

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The Bat

This family story took place at our house during the holidays. As usual, the whole family showed up Christmas Eve for food and fun. It was a wonderful time with pictures taken, family stories retold of family pranks from years … Continue reading

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Peggy’s Post: When Handed Lemons, Make Lemonade

 Do you remember the old adage: when handed lemons, make lemonade? Well, that is exactly what I did while writing my 8th book, The Lush Life, in my Samantha Jamison Mystery Series. I was trying to tie up that mystery … Continue reading

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Descriptions & Grammatical Errors

  Excerpt from #8 The Lush LIfe: Definition of an anomaly: Something that deviates from what is considered normal or expected, an inconsistency. That pretty much summed up my relationship with Clay, which wasn’t exactly what you’d call normal. We … Continue reading

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A Peek at Too Close For Comfort

Chapter 1 Too Close For Comfort “Ouch!” he protested, flinching in discomfort. “That was a warning,” I said. “Touch me again and…” “It’s this cold cement floor we’re sitting on,” he griped. I was furious. My red silk dress was … Continue reading

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