Category Archive: Espionage

Old Stuff and New Stuff

Old Books This spring at a book signing, I realized that it’s hard to get paperback copies of some of my older titles. Bookstores only have so much shelf space, and priority naturally… 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

Ebook Sale

I am thrilled to announce a special ebook sale for my WWII trilogy. Now through November 30th (Cyber Monday), Espionage, Sworn Enemy, and Deadly Alliance are only $1.99 each. These ebooks are normally… Continue reading

The Good Word Podcast

This past spring I was interviewed on the Good Word Podcast. The host, Nick Galieti, interviewed as many of the Whitney finalists as he could during April and May, and since then he’s… Continue reading

My Thoughts on the 2014 Whitney Awards

I recently emailed my editor the manuscript for my fifth book. Now that I’m done with that (at least for a while), I thought I’d catch up on some blogging. I’ll post more… Continue reading

Just in Time for Christmas Shopping . . .

I’m excited to announce that my publisher has packaged my first three novels together as an ebook and is offering them through Deseret Book’s Bookshelf App. So if you use Deseret Book’s App… Continue reading

Writing from the Opposite Gender’s Point of View

Another writer recently asked me for advice. He’s writing a novel with several point of view (POV) characters, including some female ones. So how does a man write a woman’s POV? Can a… Continue reading

Advice for Aspiring Writers

I’ve had a few requests for a post like this, so here it is! I don’t consider myself an expert on writing—I’ve only written 3 ½ books, after all—but I hope these tips… Continue reading

Happy Memorial Day and some Sworn Enemy Links

Memorial Day I know it’s not Memorial Day yet, but the weekend is about to start, and I expect most people won’t be at their computers on Monday, so I wanted to post… Continue reading

March Madness: Creating Flawed (but likeable) Characters

No, I’m not writing about basketball (sorry). I’m writing about writing, over at a friend’s blog. I hope you’ll take a moment to visit her site. All month she’s been having other writers… Continue reading

What’s in a Name? Part Two: Commander Courage and Other Names That Border on Perfection

I recently read an article about the first naval battle of Narvik, which took place in April 1940 between British and German ships in Ofotfjord (also called Narvik Fjord) in Norway. I won’t… Continue reading

Interview and a book giveaway

Today Linda Weaver Clarke is posting an interview with me on her blog! She’s also hosting a giveaway for a copy of Espionage, so if you haven’t read it yet, or if you think someone… Continue reading

Deseret News Review

The Deseret News reviewed my book this past weekend. You can read the review here. It’s a very positive review, which of course makes me happy. And I’ll apologize now to any readers… Continue reading

A review, an interview, and some book signings

Author Jennie Hansen reviewed Espionage today on Meridian Magazine. She doesn’t always like the books she reviews, so I’m excited that she liked mine. Here’s the link: Meridian Magazine. I also exchanged interviews… Continue reading

Espionage Blog Tour, Day 11

Today is the final day of the blog tour, with a review over at The Book Bug. Thank you for following me for part or all of the tour! If you’ve missed any… Continue reading

Espionage Blog Tour, Day 10

Today’s blog tour includes two reviews. Both are written by Sheila of LDS Women’s Book Review. You can read her thoughts on her blog, Why Not? Because I Said So!, or on LDS… Continue reading

Espionage Blog Tour, Day 9

Today’s stop is a review, interview, and giveaway at Bonnie Gets a Say.  There are currently four giveaways for the book: The Book Bug; I Am A Reader, Not A Writer; Getting Your… Continue reading

Espionage Blog Tour, Day 8

Today’s stop is a review on Books For Me. It’s one of those reviews that makes me want to do a happy dance!

Espionage Blog Tour, Day 7

Getting Your Read On is today’s stop on the tour.  Aimee has posted a review and is hosting a giveaway (yep, another chance to win a free copy!).

Espionage Blog Tour, Day 6

Today’s blog tour stop is a review by Bookworm Lisa. You can read her thoughts here. (She rates it 4/5 stars.) If you’re looking for your next great read, spend some time at her site and… Continue reading