Saturday, July 25, 2009

Book Review

Loyalty's Web by Joyce DiPastena is a history, mystery and romance all bound into one book. My advice to anyone reading this is to make sure you have plenty of time, because once you start you won't be able to put it down.

The main characters, The Earl of Gunthar and Helene deLaurant, have many things get in the way of any feelings they may have for each other; arranged marriages, several assassination attempts, betrayals, and secrets, that need to be resolved to save all those they care about.

Joyce is a great storyteller and kept me on the edge of my seat. If you love a good mystery - men or women - this is the book for you.

Thursday, July 23, 2009

The Party

My book launching party was a huge success. Both myself and the illustrator signed each book sold. Some friends came early, and then people just kept coming, even after the time alloted for the event. I appreciate the efforts that everyone made to come and for their support.

The children had fun with the games and someone said that some of them didn’t want to go home. I’m sure there were plenty of prizes and it would have been a perfect day if it had been a bit cooler outside. I regretted not having time to visit with each guest that came.

A wonderful woman brought an Underground Railroad quilt to display. The refreshements were unique, but enjoyed by those brave enough to partake.

I’m happy to report that I sold fifty-six books that day and a few since then. Several people have reported they read the book in one night and want to know when the sequel is coming. I honestly hadn’t thought about writing more of the story, but with this many requests I have started one.

If anyone is wanting a signed copy I still have copies to sell. Leave a comment here or contact me at and we'll make arrangements to get one to you.