Category Archive: Defiance

Defiance is a Whitney Finalist!

Earlier this week, finalists for the 2017 Whitney Awards were announced, and I’m thrilled that Defiance is one of the historical fiction finalists. A huge thank-you to the readers who nominated me, the… Continue reading

Lemonade and Murder Mysteries

You know that saying, “When life gives you lemons, make lemonade?” Lately, life has been giving me a lot of back pain. I’ve had a bad SI joint for about five years, and… Continue reading

Ebook Sale for Defiance

Happy Memorial Day! I’m so grateful for those who have gone before us and sacrificed to bring about all the blessings we enjoy now. That gratitude is especially strong for those who have… Continue reading

Giveaways for Defiance

There are currently two giveaways for Defiance, so if you haven’t got a copy yet, here are several chances to snag one for free! Two signed copies are on Goodreads. Goodreads Book Giveaway… Continue reading

Blog Tour for Defiance

This week is the blog tour for Defiance, and I’m so excited! Reviewers on multiple blogs will read the book and tell everyone what they think. There will also be a Rafflecopter giveaway… Continue reading

Defiance Release

Authors often talk about book birthdays (that day when a book becomes available to the public). But unless you’ve got millions of fans eagerly anticipating your newest novel (I’m not there yet), a… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 5

Every Wednesday this month, I’ve been posting short quotes from my new book, Defiance. The novel officially comes out April 1, but it’s already in a few book stores. Here’s the last quote… Continue reading

Book Signings

Defiance officially comes out April 1, but you can get it early at my book signing this Saturday. I also have a book signing on the release day. Here are the details: Celebrating… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 4

Defiance is almost out! To celebrate, I’m posting short quotes from the novel every Wednesday this month. Here’s this week’s quote: Save Defiance is now available for pre-order on Amazon, Deseret Book, and… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 3 & March Cover Madness, Round 2

Every Wednesday this month, I’m posting a short quote from my novel, Defiance, which will be available in April. This one describes Luke’s position in early December, 1944. Any history buffs want to… Continue reading

Cover Reveal for Defiance

Today is the cover reveal for my next novel, Defiance. It’s been kind of hard for me not to post it all over the internet until today, so I’m glad I don’t have… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 2

Every Wednesday this month, I’m posting a short quote from my novel, Defiance, which will be available in April. This is a piece of advice from the character’s older brother. (If you want… Continue reading

March Meme Madness, Week 1

Defiance comes out in a month! To celebrate, I’m posting memes with quotes from the novel. I took a day off from writing a few weeks ago and made several. It was fun… Continue reading

January Review Drive

Reviews are huge for an author. They provide encouragement on those days when you wonder if all the time you put into writing is really worth it. They nudge new readers to give… Continue reading

Interview at Flashlight Commentary

One of my favorite things about being an author is the chance I have to interact with readers. I was flattered when Erin at Flashlight Commentary asked me to do an interview with… Continue reading