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Mar.11.2011
It’ll still be a month or so before I’m able to make Private Relations available for those of you who have e-readers, but I’m excited about freshening up the old cover. Private Relations was my very first novel. It’s the story of two men and three women who live together in a big house on the...
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Feb.06.2011
I need your opinions, whether you read e-books or not. I have seven books that have long been out of print and I’ve now made four of them (Secret Lives, Reflection, Brass Ring and The Escape Artist) available as e-books. Very soon, I’ll have a fifth book up (Fire and Rain).  Now I’m trying to...
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Jan.21.2011
The Midwife’s Confession will be out in late April and I can’t wait, but it’s hard for me to believe that I need to turn in another book before then.  As my faithful blog readers know, I spent a couple of extra months revising The Midwife’s Confession, and while I’m absolutely thrilled with the way...
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Jan.16.2011
John and I just returned from spending the weekend on the gorgeous Isle of Palms, near Charleston, South Carolina, where I was part of an authors’ luncheon at the Wild Dunes Resort. It was so much fun to chat with readers, meet the four other authors who spoke on a panel with me, and spend time...
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Jan.08.2011
Yes, it’s that time again! My work-in-progress, which I’ve been calling The Waif, needs a permanent title. My agent and editor and I are putting our heads together to come up with just the right title, but in the past you all have added some great ideas to the mix so I thought I’d ask for a little...
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Jan.03.2011
Happy New Year, everyone! I hope the last few weeks have been glorious for you. We thought we’d spend the last week of 2010 at the beach, but a little snowstorm got in the way. Just as well. There was a lot to do here at home to gear up for some serious, serious work between now and the April...
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Dec.03.2010
Yup, that’s my life for a few days. Walk the beach and pick up whelks, then work on my outline, then walk the beach and pick up whelks, then work on my outline, etcetera. It’s a rough life!  It’s cold and clear here on Topsail Island and the beach is bejeweled with the biggest shells I’ve ever had...
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Nov.29.2010
Want to see what some of my readers have been emailing me lately? “Shame on you!” “How can you be so deceptive? I’ll never read another of your books!!!” “I know you did this just to make a buck. Disgusting.” Honestly, it’s worse than I expected.  I have, however, appreciated the kind and...
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Nov.25.2010
The Shadow Wife, which is the reissue of my 2002 novel, Cypress Point, goes on sale today! (The e-book will be available December 1).  You can read the prologue on my website. It’s one of my personal favorites. The Shadow Wife is a story close to my heart in many ways.  First, the setting. Although...
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Nov.19.2010
No, I’m not going to start numbering the people in my books, but I am hereby abandoning my obsessive need to give each character a brand new, never before used, name.  A couple of years ago, I asked my assistant to go through my books (seventeen at the time) and list all the first names and...