Tomatoes in My Office Window

Last week I posted on the Tower of London, but this time I’m going to write about my little corner of the world. We live in an area prone to consecutive years of drought conditions, but this past year has been wetter than normal, and the colors are simply outstanding. This is the view I see in my rear view mirror each time I pull my Honda out of my garage.  I watch my neighborly deer graze in the side yard while I’m drinking my morning cup of joe, and I feed a raccoon family that has been coming by every evening since early summer. I would show a shot of them, too, but since they only come at night, and the porch light isn’t really brilliant enough to aid my phone in its picture taking talents, I think it would be better if I told you about them instead. First, Read more…

Welcome

This site is currently under construction. What that really means is I’ve been too busy writing to deadlines to post any blogs here. But I’m going to get better–I promise. First book in the Bodies of Art series will be available from Gemma Halliday Publishing in December 2013 – here’s the cover.   Is that cool or what? The book is a fast-paced mystery/suspense with a dash of humor for fun, and an art world protagonist who does everything in her power to make sure art stays in the public world where it belongs–not disappear without a trace. Laurel Beacham, grew up in wealth and society—until her grandfather died and her father gambled away the family fortune. Now with more pedigree than trust fund, she is the premier art recovery expert for museums that need to stay one step ahead of international thieves. Her latest assignment pits her against a mystery Read more…