Zetta’s Mark by Sandra Aldrich is a story about a Kentucky widow woman’s quest to raise her young family, fend off would-be, oh-so-wrong-for-her suitors and survive day by day after returning home without her husband who was killed in a coal mining accident. Sandra Aldrich weaves a sometimes heart-wrenching, always triumphant story. She is aContinue reading “Zetta’s Mark by Sandra Aldrich Book Review”
The book opens with the hanging of Luke Bowden for a crime he didn’t commit. Needing his horse to get her out of outlaw country, Kate Winters leaves her hiding place once the men who hung Luke are gone. She is surprised to find Luke isn’t dead. Taking pity on the man, she cuts himContinue reading “Book Review of Ride the High Lonesome by Rosanne Bittner”
I’m getting ready for big things in 2020. I made a shopping list of foods on sale this week and next so when I start my life program with MWLC I will be ready. I submitted the about me, dedication, author marketing questionnaire, manuscript, head shot portrait and W9 to Ambassador International Jan. 2. NowContinue reading “Getting Ready”
I believe I like this portrait the best out of the twenty-or-so taken. I was given ten portraits with releases to use on my website and on the back of my book. Just one more thing checked off my author to-do list.
Yesterday, December 27, 2019, I attended my Aunt Nola Patrick’s funeral at Cole Funeral Home in Chelsea, Michigan. It was a sad day for me as I recalled many aspects of her personality that are gone with her passing. I loved my Aunt Nola. She was a kind, giving soul. She was one of myContinue reading “Aunt Nola Patrick”
So today, I started creating a website on WordPress.com. Man is this hard. I paid $48 for someone to call and walk me through creating it for forty-five minutes. I still have questions. I’ve created websites for personal and business use before, but man this is tough. Does anyone have a good grasp on WordPressContinue reading “gretapicklesimer.com site”
Happy Release Day to Melinda Dozier! About the Book Book: The Christmas Ranch Author: Melinda Dozier Publish: Anaiah Press Release Date: December 13, 2019 Megan Palmer, a TV journalist for True Faith Network, is assigned to report on Flying B Ranch, which is known for its Christmas lights and tree farm. She assumes it willContinue reading “The Christmas Ranch (2019) — A Book Spotlight — The Christian Fiction Girl”
Today was the holiday party for Mid-Michigan Romance Writers of America at Schuler’s Restaurant in Marshall Michigan. We had a good time with games, food and a gift exchange. While I waited for the festivities to begin, long-time member Rosanne Bittner came over to me and set down three books beside me. I had askedContinue reading “Rosanne Bittner — A Gift of Books”
A spicy romance laced with mystery. From the moment the family heirloom necklace touches her, Mary Cynster is in for the ride of her life as she is pursued tirelessly by Lord Ryder Cavanaugh until, finally, she gives in and agrees to marry him. Once their marriage is complete Mary and Ryder must face aContinue reading “The Taming of Ryder Cavanaugh by Stephanie Laurens book review”
Will You Ever Change? by Aurelie Valognes is a slice of life vignette of several couples in the same family who struggle with their relationships.