March 2022

women detective image

Enter now to win 21 great books featuring smart female detectives Don’t miss the Authors XP Female Sleuth eBooks + Paperbacks Giveaway, where you could WIN 21 tense mystery novels by exciting authors, including Torn Roots, the first Hawaiian Storm mystery featuring FBI Special Agent Vanessa Storm. Enter by Monday, March 28. Read about Torn […]

The end is near

I wrote that I will never again say “things can’t get worse.” Because they did, and continue to. COVID-19 cases are increasing again in China, Japan, the U.K. and elsewhere.  And the Russian war of aggression in Ukraine grinds on.  I find this particularly affecting, as I am married to a Ukrainian-Canadian, and I wrote […]

crowd on protest against war on ukraine

Last month, I wrote that things couldn’t get much worse after I developed shingles and my father passed away from COVID-19. They did. February brought savage weather and the crybaby convoy that shut down my city for three weeks.  Then things got even worse, again. As the last of the detritus of the crybaby convoy […]