Bits of This & That

TBR Challenge Review: Lord of Scoundrels

Posted Jan 18 2017 in ,

How do you reach the heart of a man who distrusts and even fears love? That’s not an uncommon question in romances, but it’s handled superbly in Loretta Chase’s Lord of Scoundrels. This is one of those books I’ve meant to read for a long time. While this month’s theme is short fiction, I didn’t […]



A New Year Smorgasbord

Posted Jan 27 2016

The start of a new year is always so full of potential.  It’s like walking the aisles at Michaels or Home Depot, where choices abound.  The calendar pages are mostly blank, leaving room for plenty of ways to fill them in. I’m not a crafter.  I walk through Michaels looking for raffle basket materials or picture […]


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Moonlight & Mages

Posted Oct 25 2015 in , , , ,

People have been fascinated by the moon since ancient times, when its phases helped mark the passage of time.  We’ve seen faces in it, speculated that other people lived on it, and raced to land on it. It controls our tides and plays a role in some magical systems. So when I was building the world for […]



The Trail of Bread Crumbs

Posted Oct 24 2015 in , ,

Hi, and welcome to my brand-new blog!  I’ve been blogging with the Romance Bandits for several years, so I’m not new to blogging, only to flying solo at it.  I’ll be talking about whatever interests me, from books to movies to music to pets or…well, whatever. If you’ve been to the book page, you’ve probably noticed […]


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