A Simple Life in the Time of COVIC

Here we are at the end of June, half way through 2020, and what a year this has been. I think we can all agree that this year is unlike any other. No more same-old-same-old. There’s a global pandemic, we lack moral and community-centered leadership in the WH, and long-time-coming protests over racial injustice have […]

Magical Musings Monday

Romance and relationships. I believe they go hand-in-hand, and often, on a good day, or a good night, as the case may be, they sleep together. As an author, there are many subjects and genres to choose from, but romance and relationships appeals to me. I’ve always felt that men could learn a lot by […]

Stories Behind the Stories

First and foremost, while my most recent book, Until She Says Yes,  is completely fictional, it is inspired by true stories. You only need to read the first few pages to learn about Kingsley Goddard proposing to Consuelo Vanderbilt. While it is NOT true that Consuelo Vanderbilt ever received a marriage proposal from Kingsley Goddard, […]

Why the Gilded Age?

Sometimes I’m asked by I write about the Gilded Age of New York? Easy and short answer is because it interests me. My Jules Vanderzeit novels, including Until You Love Me, are all set in the Gilded Age. There are hundreds, perhaps thousands of romance novels set in the Regency and Victorian periods of England. […]

Cheers and Happy New Year

Well, we’ve all gotten through the Christmas season, some of us better than others, and are on to the new year. Let’s hope 2018 is far, far better than 2017. Even if your 2017 was good, we can always hope for better.  Not that my 2017 was bad. Actually, as a writer, I would say […]