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Latest Releases: Seasons of Destiny Series

Winter Skye

Coming Soon!

Amber in Autumn

Two powerful people, both afraid to trust, have to decide where their priorities lie and what role love may play in their lives.

Sunny's Summer

As attraction leads to romance, the two share confidences, revealing wounds both old and new, and leaning on one another’s trust. When the bond of their trust is broken, can their budding romance be salvaged?

Paris in the Springtime

Her old high school crush has plans of his own, plans that include Paris, and his arguments are highly persuasive.

From The Blog

Spring already?

Flowering almond tree grove blossoms in California February can fool you, if you haven't lived long in the Sacramento Valley. Every year, we manage a couple of weeks of spring-like weather when it's still winter everywhere else. Then we typically get right back into...

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It’s Hearts and Flowers Time

How does the time go so quickly? The year has barely begun, yet it's almost Valentine's Day. Here, in the beautiful northern end of California's Central Valley, the weather is cooperating. My son, in Oklahoma, is facing five inches of new snow, while our roses are...

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November roses

November roses

One of the joys of living in the California Central Valley is the beautiful bounty that grows here. It's among the great blessings I appreciate at this time of year when Americans celebrate Thanksgiving. Traditionally, this celebration came at the end-of-harvest....

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The Pacific Flyway

The Pacific Flyway

California grows rice, about two million metric tons of it each year, and 95% of that is grown in the Sacramento Valley. Those of us who live in the valley become accustomed to the rhythms of the rice season, planting to harvest.ea We are also firmly in the Pacific...

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The Nativity

The Nativity

Christmas has passed and I am once again putting things away until next year. That activity means I get to stir up memories of each of the treasures collected over the years. That includes a growing collection of nativity scenes. Our first acquisition was a small,...

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The Perfect Gingerbread House

The Perfect Gingerbread House

Thanksgiving in our home is much like the holiday in many other American households. We have the turkey with all the trimmings and invite any of the family who live nearby. This year we had two sons with their combined families who joined us for the day. Our youngest...

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Visiting the Neighbors

Visiting the Neighbors

Here where we live in northern California, we boast the largest municipal park in the nation. Parts of it look like deep wilderness, until you hear a car horn from just a few dozen yards away. Other parts are truly wild, inhabited by bobcats, eagles, lynx, bears, and...

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When writers gather

When writers gather

Writing is a lonely vocation. Most of it is done either alone in an office or with a cadre of imaginary friends inside the author’s own head. Occasionally, that cycle is broken and a group of writers gather. That happened for me this past weekend in Gilbert, Arizona,...

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Fringe benefits

Fringe benefits

The writers' conference I attended a week ago met in Gilbert, Arizona, in the Phoenix metro. I was born in the bordering city of Mesa and lived there until I was nearly 12. After my family moved north into Navajo country, we continued to visit Mesa several times a...

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