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I’ll Be Back In Leavenworth, WA. July 27, 2024

I’ll be back in beautiful Leavenworth for another book signing at A Book For All Seasons  Saturday July 27, 2024  1 pm – 3 pm. Save the date and come over the mountain to the ‘East side’ I hope to see you there! The bookshop is located in the heart of this iconic Bavarian-styled town […]

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 I am excited to announce that I have been chosen as one of 80 NW Authors to participate in the ‘Written in the NW Book Fair’ (Click on the link above for full details) “Written in the Northwest Book Fair is a celebration of the book arts and literary talent that the Pacific NW has […]

The Wait is Finally Over: Till My Last Day is here!

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The Wait is Over. Book Two is Now Available! Till My Last Day, Book Two in the Desert Hills Trilogy. To all my patient readers who fell in love with Emily and Caleb in Book One of the Desert Hills Trilogy, I am happy to say their story continues in Book Two, along with the […]

‘Author Talk’ Video Link

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  Thank you to Krista Rolfzen Soukup with Blue Cottage Agency for hosting this fun event.  Historical Fiction Fans! Author talk with Jane Coletti Perry, author of “Marcello’s Promise” and Deborah Swenson, author of “Till My Last Breath” , a unique format with the authors discussing each others book. Live via Zoom from Kansas, Washington […]

It’s Almost Here!

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It’s Almost Here!  Till My Last Day Book Two Desert Hills Trilogy Will soon be available in paperback and e-book.  Follow me on Facebook at: or sign up for my newsletter/ announcements here on my website to be the first to hear about it’s release date.  By shopping local and ordering through your favorite book […]

Book Cover Reveal for Till My Last Day, Book Two in the Desert Hills Trilogy

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Coming soon! I am excited to present to you, Till My Last Day, Book Two in the Desert Hills Trilogy book cover reveal. (Design by The Story Laboratory). Stay Tuned:  Book Two, Till My Last Day will be available soon on Amazon and through your favorite bookstore. Book One, Till My Last Breath, is a […]

‘Fall-in’ Book Signing Event in Cashmere, WA

  Join me this Saturday, October 21st For a beautiful Fall Day at this new venue in Historic Cashmere When: 12 noon to 5 pm Where: Side Street Dispatch Mail Room 109 Railroad Ave Cashmere, WA 98815  

October 3rd: Release Day for “Broken Bondage” by Carmen Peone

A Road Trip to Redemption Rita Runninghorse is about to marry the wrong guy. She has to get away from him. Now. She flees to a guest ranch in Eastern Washington State that offers a safe haven for women in need only to find the owner on a month-long speaking tour. Robert Elliot has one thing on his mind: bronc riding. The Indian National Finals Rodeo is within reach, and he’s not about to let anything ruin his chances of going pro. Not even the woman he finds asleep in the stall of their rankest horse. When Rita’s fiancé discovers where she’s hiding out, she takes Robert’s offer to go with him on the road and prays her fiancé gives up the hunt. Saddled together, Rita and Robert must rely on each other as they go on the road to keep her alive.

Book Review: Golddigger, The Legendary Nellie Cashman, A Novel by Kathleen Morris

“I was a woman. A woman that truly lived.”  Nellie Cashman Award-winning author Kathleen Morris has once again given readers a novel that brings true historic figures to life through her diligent research and talented storytelling. Through documents, photos, and stories gifted to the author [included in the book] from Nellie Cashman’s surviving family, Morris wrote […]