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The Best Spaghetti Carbonara, Served with Chapter 3

One thing that you can learn about me through my stories is that I love food. There are quite a few dishes mentioned in my books (my supernatural creatures eat human food. Mostly); some of them come with the cooking … Continue reading

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Live Now: The Two-blood Legacy

The first book of the Red Cliffs Chronicles is now available on Amazon and Draft2Digital. If you want to read it, please contact me and I’ll send you a free copy.  

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A-R International: J. F. Kaufmann

Originally posted on Books: Publishing, Reading, Writing:
J. F. Kaufmann Authors-Readers Internaional Not unlike my characters, I lead a double life: by day I’m an employee in a public library, mother of two teenage boys, a friend, a colleague, and the Queen of…

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When Books Talk Among Themselves (and Chapter 2)

Chapter Two In which our heroine learns some new words from an old language and contemplates toothbrushes, pajamas, and an 18th century opera singer, whose name was Rosalie. Then she makes a terrible coffee. This chapter subtitle is not part … Continue reading

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The Legacy – Chapter One, etc.

If you want the moon, don’t hide from the night. If you want a rose, don’t run from the thorns. If you want love, don’t hide from yourself. Rumi I’ve chosen these three lines as the beginning of each of … Continue reading

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The Two-blood Legacy – Chapter Zero

Or, in other words, the Prologue. (You’ll find it further down.) The publishing industry seems to have something against prologues and epilogues. However, many bestselling authors, including the top names in their genres, use them. I would say that nothing … Continue reading

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Welcome to Red Cliffs!

I’m adding the finishing touches to the e-book version of The Two-blood Legacy, the first book in The Red Cliffs Chronicles series. Once published, it’ll be free to download, if Amazon allows me this little generosity. Cover design by Srdjan … Continue reading

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FREE DOWNLOAD – Best Friends and Other Lovers

Best Friends and Other Lovers is now available and it’s FREE on Amazon Kindle. If you have a Kindle reader, or a phone, or a laptop, please download it between March 29 and April 2.   This is a collection of … Continue reading

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Island in the Clouds

This painting is named after the murder mystery written by Susan M. Toy. Long ago, I wrote posted my review here on my blog. Island in the Clouds by Susan M. Toy If you haven’t read it yet, I highly … Continue reading

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Winter is coming.

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