From horses to dogs, there was Thunder

Irish Wolfhound named Thunder in Willow's Secret

Willow’s protective Irish Wolfhound After I started writing Willow’s Secret, I stopped for a while to tell the story of her parents (Jordan’s Gift), because I thought it was an important part of Willow’s tale. In Jordan’s Gift, we find out where the name Thunder came from, and why Jordan and Edward named their daughter Willow. … Read more

Interesting discoveries when doing research for historical novels

Willow's Secret with cameras

John D. Rockefeller, Jr. When you hear the name Rockefeller, it is often associated with words like ‘philanthropy’ and ‘charity’ and ‘Christianity.’ But in doing research for my upcoming novel set in the early 1910’s, there is every indication that those words were nothing but artistic license to cover over greed and avarice by a man … Read more