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Trial & Triumph: Ketia Swanier

From the first moment I met Ketia Swanier, I felt a connection. The daughter of military veterans, she showed a special confidence and self-worth. Her empathy and kindness toward others, was evident. Reluctant to "toot her own horn" she wanted to know about you, your life, and your interests. You'd never guess she was a …

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Reflections from Andi Anna Jones

First posted on May 5, by Christy's Cozy Corners Blog. A few words from protagonist, Andi Jones (Andi Anna Jones Mysteries). Forced to refute a few misconceptions about her life and career, she wants to get everything out in the open. Hi folks! I run a travel agency, although my right hand, Ellie, would, and …

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Defending Georgia Jones!

A recent reviewer criticized Andi Anna's sister, Georgia. While Andi sometimes agrees that her sister is a little snobbish, aloof, and spoiled, she still loves her sister and sometimes envies Georgia's family life. I want to give Georgia a chance to defend herself and share insight on her busy life and relationship with Andi. Interview …

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Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder Blog Tour!

To celebrate the release of Book # 1, Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder in my new Andi Anna Jones Mystery series, I'm visiting great blogs from all over the country! Click on the links, below, and you'll be treated to interviews, excerpts, and a chance to win an Amazon Gift Card! TOUR PARTICIPANTS May 5 – Christy’s …

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Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder Release Date!

Mark your calendars! Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder will be release by Wild Rose Press, April 27, 2022 Andi’s stepmom, Ruby, is a piece of work, but is she a murderer? Andi Anna Jones, so-so travel agent/amateur sleuth, puts aside her resentment of her father’s widow and books a 60th birthday cruise to Cancun for Ruby …

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Coming Soon from Wild Rose Press!

Andi Anna Jones, so-so travel agent/amateur sleuth, puts aside her resentment of her father’s widow and books a 60th birthday cruise to Cancun for Ruby and three friends. Never does Andi imagine the cruise will include the murder of a has-been lounge singer—or that Ruby might be the main suspect. Flirting with more than danger …

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Dear Reader…

Margaritas, Mayhem & Murder - Coming Soon! Do you ever wish you could take a horrifying job experience and turn it into something positive? My latest fictional character, Andi Anna Jones, is my way of coming to terms with a short-lived career as a travel agent. Oh, yes, I was truly awful, and often wished …

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Andi Anna Jones Mystery # 2!

Andi Anna Jones, reluctant travel agent/amateur sleuth, friends, and pesky relatives are on the way back! Here's an excerpt to wet your whistle! Somewhere in the bayou Luther woke up raring to go, for a change. Wasn’t sure why ‘cause he hated…hated the job! It was nasty. He stunk to high heaven by mid-morning. Hells …

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In Search Of Augustus Bulleit, Boilliat, Beoyoolat…

My family has been on a search for the ancestors of my g.g.grandfather, Augustus, for almost fifty years. My cousin, Betty, began the search in his suspected place of birth, Luxembourg, Belgium, in the early 1970s. Although, some accounts say he was born in Paris, France. Her digging in both countries led only to a …

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Ups & Downs Of Hoosier Fans

I grew up in basketball country. Let me rephrase that. I grew up in Indiana Hoosier country. I was probably about six-years-old when I first remember my dad listening, intently, to the radio during IU basketball games. He’d moan and groan or cheer along with the commentator describing the action on the court. I even …

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