Franki Goes to Rome!

FRAGOLINO FUCHSIA is finally an ebook—well, an estory! My favorite thing about it is that I used a few real people as characters, like Elio Guida and Silvana Spaccino from Rome’s Hotel Residence Magnolia. My husband, Graham, and I stayed … Continue reading

Radio and Writing News

This month I went on the air with iHeartRADIO’s Pat Rullo. We chatted about my books, the Killer Nashville conference, and a couple of surprises, i.e., I started a publishing company, and I’m teaching mystery-writing classes! If you want to … Continue reading

Vote for Amaretto Amber!

Exciting news! The folks at Killer Nashville have nominated Amaretto Amber for two awards: a Silver Falchion for Best Mystery, and a Reader’s Choice Award. Judges decide who gets the first award, but you choose the winner of the second. So … Continue reading

Cruising (and Writing)

Last week my husband, son, and I went on our first cruise to Key West and The Bahamas. Visions of the Titanic swirled in my head as I boarded the ship, but thankfully the massive thing stayed afloat. Not only … Continue reading