New in Books Interview with Taylor Marsh

By |May 8th, 2018|

New in Books Interview with Taylor Marsh THE INTERVIEW with New in Books was fun. I've done enough of these email interviews to have the hang of it now. If you're a fan of my books and writing, check this BookGorilla offer out on my author Facebook page. Special thanks to Grant at [...]

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iTunes Podcast: Audiobook Teaser of ‘Olivia’s Turn’

By |May 3rd, 2018|

PODCAST: Audiobook Teaser of Olivia's Turn And while shares of print and e-book readers are similar to those from a survey conducted in 2016, there has been a modest but statistically significant increase in the share of Americans who read audiobooks, from 14% to 18%. [Pew Research] IT IS exciting to [...]

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Listen to ‘Olivia’s Turn’ on Audible, iTunes & Amazon *Updated*

By |April 25th, 2018|

Listen to Olivia's Turn on Audible, Amazon, or iTunes. THIS ANNOUNCEMENT has been weeks and weeks, and months in coming. The planning, details, and exciting work involved in this project has been all-encompassing. Olivia's Turn is now available on Audible. This novel breaks new ground for my writing. The brutal excavation of the [...]

Dark Thriller: Ambition, Arousal, & Murder

By |April 7th, 2018|

Dark Thriller: Ambition, Arousal, and Murder Eighteen years after Miramar, the latest community of women to emerge—to find life-changing strength from standing together and speaking out—is comprised of all those who have been breaking their silence about #metoo. Journalists ruptured the dam, but social media—and a newly energized group of determined women—created the [...]

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Beyond ‘Lady Bird,’ When Torment Turns Inward

By |March 13th, 2018|

Beyond 'Lady Bird,' When Torment Turns Inward “Trauma is to mental health as smoking is to cancer,” says Steven Sharfstein, past president of the American Psychiatric Association. [Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 2017] THE IMPACT of childhood trauma was the topic Oprah Winfrey chose to discuss on 60 Minutes. Informed by a study in 2017, [...]

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Olivia’s Turn: When a Novel Becomes a Journey

By |January 16th, 2018|

Olivia's Turn: When a Novel Becomes a Journey “If you do not tell the truth about yourself you cannot tell the truth about other people.” - Virginia Woolf SOMEWHERE ALONG the experience of creating Olivia's Turn everything changed. The women I've created since I turned to fiction have battled misogyny in the entertainment [...]

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Olivia and the Abducted Girl: Be Careful, A Mind Can Seduce

By |December 13th, 2017|

Olivia and the Abducted Girl: Be Careful, A Mind Can Seduce Coming January 10 IT SEEMED liked a good idea. Olivia Stark had something to prove. She had been the highest paid teen actress in Hollywood. That was yesterday. Now she was in her mid-twenties and there was no time to waste. So, [...]

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Ambition, Deceit, and Diabolical Mind Games

By |November 10th, 2017|

Ambition, Deceit, and Diabolical Mind Games A voyage into stark memories and closed spaces. TO CONTROL the machinations of your own mind takes vigilance. Meditation helps. It takes practice... and sometimes you lose it. Olivia Stark has reached her mid-twenties. For a Hollywood teen star, it's a formidable point. Pressure builds for her [...]

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Olivia’s Turn: ‘Mind games start. Torment becomes the seduction.’

By |October 26th, 2017|

Olivia's Turn: Mind games start. Torment becomes the seduction. IT'S THE cover reveal of my new psychological thriller. It's available for pre-order through Amazon, with publication date January 10, 2018. How far would you go to get what you want? Olivia Stark was the highest paid teen actress in Hollywood. Now she's in [...]

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Why Niger Enters Plot of ‘Beltway Betrayers’

By |October 22nd, 2017|

Why Niger Enters Plot of Beltway Betrayers The aide said questions are being asked about whether the U.S. soldiers were intentionally delayed in the village they were visiting. He said they began pursuing some men on motorcycles, who lured them into a complex ambush. The enemy force had "technical" vehicles — light, improvised [...]