A Response to J.K. Rowling’s Essay

I’m obsessed with Harry Potter. Literally. I sleep in Harry Potter pajamas. I have a full set of Harry Potter Gryffindor robes, complete with replica wand. I have a Harry Potter lap desk in which I keep my Harry Potter quill to write cards with a real ink well, just like Harry Potter. My partner…

New Wave of Free Reads

It’s been years since I’ve done this, but the interest of a kind woman in the Hogwarts Running Club inspired me to do some new promotions. Last week, I offered Rowan of the Wood free on Kindle for the week, but that promotion is over (it’s now only $2.99). You can still listen to it as…

Bittersweet Ending to Rowan Series

My favorite book review site, Bitten By Books, has reviewed all 5 of the Rowan of the Wood books. Here is an excerpt from their final review for Spirit of the Otherworld:  The end of a series is always bittersweet. While it is satisfying to finally have every mystery solved, it is also like saying goodbye…

Valhalla Renaissance Faire

  Ethan and I have the great joy of being part of the 22nd Annual Valhalla Renaissance Faire this year in South Lake Tahoe. We’ve been trying to get into this faire for years, so we’re super excited about it. Look for our booth, then come in and say hello! We’ll be doing live demonstrations…

Review: “Delightful” and “Exciting”

Bitten by Books just released their review for Book 3 and 4 of the Rowan of the Wood fantasy series, and I couldn’t be more pleased. Special thanks to Lori who has reviewed all four books so far. Although she didn’t like the third book, Fire of the Fey, as much, I’m quite grateful she…

Review: “The best book ever made.”

Hyperbole. I use it often for emphasis, especially when overwhelmed with joy or another passionate emotion, so I deeply appreciate this glowing 5-star review by reader K. A. Schaefer for the 5th book in the Rowan of the Wood fantasy series: SPIRIT OF THE OTHERWORLD. Awesome! The best book ever made. The ending is the…

Fall in LOVE with Rowan of the Wood

Now that all five titles are out, it’s time to fall in love with Rowan. Read the tragic love story of Rowan and Fiana, separated by time, but their love remains strong throughout the ages. Cullen Knight, our young hero, finds love as well. Will his heart go to the goth Maddy or the happy-go-lucky…

Last Chance Offer for SPIRIT

Between now and Thursday, February 6th at 11:59pm PST, you can get all five author-signed books for just $70 (including shipping). That’s over a $20 savings! Hurry…offer ends in two short days. —-> BUY ALL FIVE ROWAN OF THE WOOD BOOKS NOW <—– Remember, very soon, you’ll only be able to get author-signed books at…

Sweets for the Sweet!

Super happy to announce this! Spirit of the Otherworld (Rowan of the Wood, Book 5) is at the editors as I type! This means that, barring any major snafus, it will be out by Valentine’s Day! Pre-order your copy now, as we’ll only be offering a limited number of author-signed copies. Make sure you get…

At Long Last: Spirit of the Otherworld

Although I wish this post was announcing the actual release of the fifth and final book in the Rowan of the Wood fantasy series, as originally planned for a Christmas 2013 release, I’m proud to at least unveil the cover of Spirit of the Otherworld: Rowan of the Wood, Book Five. For those of you…