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Reclaimed Haven: Murder on First — Preface + Chapter 1
Author note: Welcome! Thanks for reading. Reclaimed Haven: Murder on First is (obviously) the first in the Reclaimed Haven Trilogy.
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The trio has landed!
I *just* got the download page complete. So, if you’ve recently become a VIP reader, head to your personalized link
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More freebies
So… edits are complete on all three novels. I’m sooooo excited. This means that if you’re a VIP reader, you’ll
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Feral Cats and Arrows
Kristen Lindsey is a vet. Or was a vet. At the time of this event, she was a Texas veterinarian.
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Cutting Checks
Today I get to embark on one of my favorite spring activities: cutting royalty checks for Filbert Publishing authors. This
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The Starter Library
I’m not sure you’ve  noticed, but I’ve been tinkering with this site. Well, that’s not quite accurate. It’s getting a
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Rebuilding after cancer
What to do, what to do… So, here I am. Not quite a cancer survivor, not exactly a cancer patient.
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Ack! Vintage advertisements that’ll curl your toes
My how times change. The magazine ads after the jump are… interesting. We’ve got fannies, diarrhea plagued playboys, “chubby” girls,
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Caribou Coffee 5k, Weekend Update
Fantastic weekend. First, on Friday, on our regular morning walk, little Rudie (the Doxie Cross) found a dollar in the
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Monarch popoulation is declining
I remember the warm summer day when, during our regular walk, my family and I discovered the monarchs. Now, when
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Find the thing you’re most passionate about then… ruin it?
This piece from The Onion hits pretty close to home. I have always been a big proponent of following your
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Publisher Ellora’s Cave is suing blogger
Oh boy. Fasten your seat belt for a twisted story. I’ll let Publisher’s Weekly present the introduction: After months of
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Some great writing advice.
I found a number of gems in this collection of quotes. “If you have any young friends who aspire to
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