Thursday, March 22, 2012

Blog Tour

The next stop on the blog tour arranged by Istoria Books for The Last
Matryoshka is SIA MCKYE OVER COFFEE - on Friday, March 23rd

My topic is "Back in the USSR" - the merits of packing one's suitcase when researching international settings.

Please stop by on Friday and enjoy the great fiddle music that plays as you read.

Tuesday, March 13, 2012


On March 14 and 15, The Last Matryoshka will be available on Amazon FOR FREE, courtesy of Istoria Books.

If you do not own a Kindle you can download the free reader from:

I am also guest blogging at Thoughts in Progress -
Please stop by and join the discussion about Writing the Female PI.

See you there,

Saturday, March 03, 2012

The Last Matryoshka Comes to a "Theatre" New You

Am thrilled with the atmospheric book trailer that Istoria Books produced for the upcoming e-release of The Last Matryoshka. This also raises a question  -- how do readers react to these videos - are they seen as mere marketing tools or is there real entertainment value perceived?

Comment and reviews welcome :)

 Stay tuned for a virtual trip through La Alpujarra and Ceuta, the places in Spain that inspired me to write Zahara and the Lost Books of Li...