Tag Archive: WWII

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

Ebook Sale for The Rules in Rome

The Rules in Rome is now on sale for $1.99 on Amazon. If you haven’t read this award-winning romantic suspense novel, now is a great time to snag a copy. The Rules in… 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

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

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

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

The Somerton Man and the Astonishing Legends Podcast

Back in March I received a message from Scott Philbrook, one of the hosts of The Astonishing Legends Podcast. He was planning a show about a famous unsolved mystery from 1948. The Somerton… Continue reading

The 2015 Whitney Awards

Last weekend I attended the annual LDStorymakers Writers Conference. I’ve attended five of them over the past six years. Last year I had a small baby, so I didn’t go, and I was… Continue reading

Groups

Over the past few months I’ve joined two online groups that some of you might be interested in. Please consider this your invitation to join! The Second World War Club is on Facebook,… 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

Giveaway for The Rules in Rome on New LDS Fiction

This November I’m one of the sponsors for New LDS Fiction’s monthly giveaway. For a chance to win a copy of The Rules in Rome (ebook or paperback*), head on over to New… 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

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

Cover Reveal for The Rules in Rome

Guess what’s going to press? Okay, you don’t really have to guess because you probably saw this post’s title. The Rules in Rome is edited and has a cover. It should be available… Continue reading

The 70th Anniversary of D-day

Seventy years ago today, American, British, and Canadian troops stormed the beaches of Normandy, France in the largest amphibious invasion in history. It wouldn’t be overly dramatic to say they were on a… Continue reading

How to Code Messages Like a WWII Spy

This blog post will take you through the steps of encoding a message using double transposition, just like British and American spies did in WWII. Should you feel like trying it out, it… Continue reading

I have a new title, and a map

The title for my third novel was finalized last month: Deadly Alliance. I like it. A lot. No, it wasn’t one of my suggestions, but I’m completely OK with that. I have a fascination with titles… Continue reading