Becoming me

Becoming me

It really started with Faustina, my heroine in Pompeii’ Plague — not yet published because Faustina has a lot to correct about her story. It is set in Pompeii right before… during…and after Vesuvius buries the town. Since her gambling brother is...
Anthrax

Anthrax

I love research. And sometimes this takes me to subjects that are really scary, like anthrax especially right after 9-11. Which I did for my story Threatened Loyalties, set in Herculaneum right before Vesuvius blew its top. I kinda think I may have been on someone’s...
Forks

Forks

Yep, even silverware has a history. Now I think it started with the cavemen who discovered how sharp obsidian (volcanic glass) was. Probably like we usually do; it was found out by accident — someone likely stepped on it and cut their foot. And voila, something...
Why Rome?

Why Rome?

Just what is it about Rome? Why is this time period of this ancient world so fascinating? Maybe the intrigue is that it’s a story about us. About us as a people. As my mother did say once to me, “times change but people don’t.” And I’ve learned that she was right....