And so it ends…

The final book in the Brenna Rutherford Mysteries series, The Rutherford Gambit, was released a few days ago. Completing the series is a bittersweet experience for me since I've spent over five years working on it. I imagine it's sort of like leaving one job - one that you really enjoyed…

The Pin-Up Girls: Confessions

In case you missed it, The Pin-Up Girls, book six in the Brenna Rutherford Mysteries, is up for sale on Amazon. While this blog will remain spoiler free, I thought I would take a moment to share a few confessions about the book. First Confession: Before I started publishing the…

New Book, New Covers

As many of you know, Sweet Tooth, the fifth book in the Brenna Rutherford Mysteries series, hit the shelf last month. While that in itself is notable, it might catch your eye for another reason. Namely, the cover art. Isn’t it deliciously creepy? Over the summer, I made the decision…

The Envy Trap

This post is a little behind the times, but nevertheless, I'm pleased to announce that I've released the fourth book in the Brenna Rutherford Mysteries series, The Envy Trap. This story is written a little differently with the majority of the plot taking place over (roughly) an eight hour time…

It’s Release Time!

After months of waiting (for you) and editing (for me), On Ice will be available for purchase on Amazon this coming week. This is the third book in the Brenna Rutherford Mysteries series. All the characters you love and love to hate are back and facing a rather uniquely dressed…

Only Gelato Would Have Made It Better

The Mark of Athena is the third installment in Rick Riordan's Heroes of Olympus series, and once again, Mr. Riordan proves to be a competent, masterful storyteller. When the book came out last October, I deliberately held off on reading it not because I feared it would be bad but…

Sweet Treats

For Brenna Rutherford, baking is both science and art. Her practical mind can appreciate following directions - add this, mix that, bake at this temperature. Each step, each ingredient is essential. Otherwise the end result will be a disaster. But at the same time, it is an art form. Each…