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The World of Genetrix


What is a Genetrix?  The dictionary says it’s a female ancestor. In this instance, it is the name of my new fantasy trilogy.  Some of its heroes continue on from Malice and Murder, so they should be familiar to those aware if Cee found her murderer and who she enlisted to assist her.

What happens when sixteenth century ghosts team up with their modern day ancestors? Do they even understand one another? While they sort out some personal issues, these kick-ass ghosts form an elite unit to rid the Universe of encroaching evil.

In order to present the world of Genetrix, a new page has been added to this website, with illustrations to showcase the main places and characters. Meet The Amity.

The first book in the Genetrix trilogy, is back from editor extrordinaire, Jeff Hansen, it is my hope to have the book published by the end of April 2013.


“I got caught up in the story and before I knew it, I had read the whole thing. I guess that speaks for itself:-)) It was very enjoyable and I kept telling myself I would read just one more chapter and then go to bed but I couldn’t put it down.”




Malice & Murder is a tale of friendship, loyalty and a determined quest for a murderer. In the act of saving the life of his friend and fellow agent during an intelligence mission, Steven Hunter is badly injured by a bullet. When he surfaces, it is in a familiar childhood place where he sees his lifelong friend, Charlotte. There is a small wrinkle. Not only did their torrid affair end badly, she’s been dead for five years. Charlotte’s ghost asks for his help to find her murderer, but will he agree?

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I was fortunate to sit with Kathryn Burke for a series of video interviews about Malice & Murder. In this first video segment in the series, I share some of the background of this book. I also got used to being on camera, definitely  not my forte.

Five Star Reviews on Amazon!


“I found this to be a great read. The storyline is very interesting with a few unexpected twists.  For me, the characters were very real and I loved how I envisioned them in my mind. I look forward to the author’s next book.” — Brenda R.

“A very enjoyable read…I think it would make an interesting movie and with today’s technology it could be a lot of fun…the ending was very satisfying. I like happy endings.”– Lottie O.

” I found it engrossing and very easy to read.  In short – I enjoyed it very much and you handled the Police procedural stuff extremely well.” –Kevin R.

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 I am delighted to guest post on the Lakesidemuse, otherwise known as Mary Metcalfe on Wednesday, April 25, 2012

West Yorkshire Police Inspector KEVIN ROBINSON of Crime Writing Solutions (UK), April 2, 2012

Shannon Shaw, author of the thriller, Returns, discusses his book and gives us some insight into his writing March 7, 2012


Mia Darien, author of preternatural books, Cameron’s Law and When Forever Died, describes her journey February 29, 2012


Stacy Eaton, Author of the best selling paranormal series, My Blood Runs Blue


Interview with Bri Clark, the Belle of Boisie, April 11, 2012

Interview with Stacy Eaton, (My Blood Runs Blue Series) March 23, 2012

Interview with Shannon Shaw, (Novel Returns)

Interview with Kris Wampler (Novel, Love Train)

Interviewwith Thomas Raley, Steel Diamonds Publishing Company

Interview with David Wisehart, Kindle Books


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Half-way Around the World

I just returned from a week in China, and to say it was different is to declare that red is blue. And yet, in so many respects it was the same: concern for family, work, friends and lifestyle. Chinese people are charming and friendly despite the language barrier, and the cities busy and clean.  Vehicular …

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Editors, Hidden Heroes of Words

The Amity is now back from review by my editor, the indomitable J.P. Hansen. He is coaching me to make every word shine, to cut out the extraneous and to polish the MS in a way which makes for a good read. Much has been written about how “Indies” are somehow less than professional, that …

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