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 (BIG) NEWS:  Calla Press published my story “MOMENT OF GRACE” Friday, June 14 online.

Publishers Weekly Indie Spotlight endorsed this debut novel as “goodwill for adults.” 

Both Gift Counselor novels are available digitally on Kobo, apple, & Barnes and Noble! And most online bookstores.

MORE story news:

Jonquil Bloom received her first artist’s rendering

in Liguorian Magazine!

Please contact me for a copy of the story.

God’s gifts put Man’s best dreams to shame. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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Comments from Readers

Re: The Gift Counselor ~ I … shared about The Gift Counselor on my Instagram, and I know it will be a holiday favorite that I recommend to friends in future years as well Katie R. Fitzgerald, Jan. 4, 2022

Re: The Gift Counselor ~ I …thoroughly enjoyed it. I was pulled into the storyline and was compelled to follow it to the end. P. Austin Heaton, author – 7/30/21 via Twitter

Re: Heart Shaped II ~ The mini stories are about finding love in unexpected places unexpectedly. They’re warm and hopeful.  ~ Barbara E., Los Angeles

Re: Best of All Gifts ~ Congratulations on your accomplishment. I hope you end up on The NY Times best seller list.  David, Santa Monica, CA

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