Now that rival-weekend in collegiate football is over, consider getting into the mood to see the movie Unbroken by reading The War Nurse. Unbroken is the true story of Louis Zamperini, a US Olympian and WWII fighter pilot, who crashes and becomes a POW. Zamperini ended up Japan and probably … [Read more...] about Unbroken: A true WW II Survivor Story
When I first heard of the Hell Ships of WW II, I thought of pirates. It took a few minutes of research to strip that cutesy idea out of my head. Hell Ships sailed from the Philippines loaded with Bataan POWs. As the survivors aged they started writing down their stories, and they were bone chilling. … [Read more...] about The Hell Ships of WW II
On my last post, I described a few things needed to make a cozy mystery sleuth lovable. Someone recently asked me how I selected Reece Carson for my sleuth in The Text-A-Nurse Series. What? You want me to confess? Okay, the lone fan deserves an honest answer. Burnout. Here's what happened: One … [Read more...] about Burn Out!
No, the cozies aren't a new toy or band of zombies! I'm talking about cozy mysteries. It's no secret that I got hooked on cozies while working in critical care. The workload is staggering physically and emotionally, and to ease the stress a little dab of cozy worked fine. I decided to write a … [Read more...] about Who Loves the Cozies?
521 entries for Body Wave! There were six winners. I'd like to thank them for entering to win Body Wave, the first book, in my Text-A-Nurse series. I hope they enjoy the book. I'm also hoping for reviews. Marketing isn't my forte, which is … [Read more...] about First Goodreads Giveaway: Body Wave
I'm practicing how I'll be reviewing books I read in the future by getting the format nailed first. This is a practice post for Body Wave but it doesn't have a review section or rating stars because, hey, it's my book. What do you think? … [Read more...] about BODY WAVE