Death at the Lily Café
Synopsis Rosalie Hart returns to the sleepy town of Cardigan on Maryland’s Eastern Shore in this delightful traditional cozy mystery series filled with to-die-for recipes and small-town charm. Rosalie Hart has finally opened the café of her dreams. Decked out with ochre-tinted walls and stocked with delicious organic fare, the Day...
It is truly my honor to have Emily Winslow, author of JANE DOE JANUARY: MY TWENTY-YEAR SEARCH FOR TRUTH AND JUSTICE, the riveting and courageous story of Emily's quest for justice from her terrifying and violent rape as a college student in Pittsburgh. I found this book to be heartbreaking, inspiring, frustrating, terrifying,...
Only You
When I first sat down to configure the plot for my next book, ONLY YOU, I quickly realized that it actually needed to be told in two novels.  So I have a 2-book "duet" coming.  Book 1, ONLY YOU, will be here on July 1st.  And the companion novel, ONLY...
Apologies for the delay in getting Toni's Q&A here. Life got in the way for both of us. If you're interested, you can find my review of THE SAINTS OF THE LOST AND FOUND in the review section. Now, without further ado.... For those, like myself before reading your recent blog...
I write historical romance set in Victorian America, so I consider it my job to “romance the past.”  For every aspect of Victorian life I find unappealing, there’s one that strikes a chord—and my romantic sensibilities.  I can’t help imagining myself between the pages of my books, living back...
Elementary school teacher and part-time librarian Sarah Mayhew has the perfect plan: show off her cycling skills at her school's bike retreat and attract her oblivious coworker in the process. Her end game? Fall in love. Only one problem: she needs to find someone to teach her how to...
Into the Whirlwind
I’ve got a new book coming out. INTO THE WHILWIND is Megan O’Brien and Dirk Reynolds’s story, the second book in my BOSS Inc. trilogy. When Meg's three-year-old son is kidnapped, the former lingerie model goes to the only man she trusts, private investigator, Dirk Reynolds, her former bodyguard,...
When I decided to write a mystery series, I needed to make a lot of decisions starting with where I wanted it to take place. I decided on Mendocino, California, a picturesque location with towering redwood trees, the blue Pacific Ocean, and an abundance of lush vegetation. I planned...
Into the Whirlwind
Hello Friends, Next up for me is INTO THE WHIRLWIND, the second of my BOSS Inc, novels!  It’s Megan and Dirk’s wild and tumultuous story; one of personal favorites.  And ya gotta love the cover!! It hits the shelves May 31st. I just received the review from RT BOOK REVIEWS,...
Do you have a favorite ring? I love my wedding ring. It’s plain and thin and made of gold. It was an estate ring, and I’ve often believed it must have been worn for many years by a woman who loved her husband as much as I love mine. And as...