Category Archives: PROMO

Article in Retirement and Good Living on how writing saved me

For anyone interested I’ve been featured in Retirement and Good Living. Writing Saved Me I feel very lucky. That wasn’t always the case. Stricken with Lyme Disease after moving to Ojai, California in 1997, my life went from a very … Continue reading

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The Old Gilt Clock Video

A heartfelt thank you to my friend Catalina Egan for making this great video. Please feel free to stop by and have a look, make a comment, and share.     Purchase Link: AMAZON U.S. https://www.amazon.com/Old-Gilt-Clock-novel-ebook/dp/B082RJ1893/ AMAZON U.K. https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B082RJ1893 And … Continue reading

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Introducing The Old Gilt Clock

I’m very pleased to announce the release of my latest book, The Old Gilt Clock. As all profits from my books go to help get dogs out of kill shelters I want to say a heartfelt thank you to everyone … Continue reading

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360 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like  Pantera, Rocky, Olympia, Loki, Boyfriend, Walden, Rocky, Timber, Patches, Mugsy, … Continue reading

Posted in A Different Kind of Angel, ABOUT THE BOOK, ACTS OF KINDNESS, AMAZON, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, EMILE ZOLA, HIS NAME WAS BEN, IRMA'S ENDGAME, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE DAY I SAW THE HUMMINGBIRD, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE, WHERE TO BUY | 27 Comments

345 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Casper, Penny, Spikey, Pippin, Scooter, Zeppelin, Duke, Wendy, Jasmine, Fiona, … Continue reading

Posted in A Different Kind of Angel, AMAZON, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, HIS NAME WAS BEN, IRMA'S ENDGAME, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE DAY I SAW THE HUMMINGBIRD, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE, WHERE TO BUY | 31 Comments

To Live Out Loud for Sale at Amazon.com

To my U.S. readers. To Live Out Loud kindle book is on sale for 99 cents through Tuesday April 9. An innocent Jewish military officer, Alfred Dreyfus, was unjustly sentenced to life imprisonment on a desolate island. The news that … Continue reading

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120 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Dagwood, Albert, Opie, Bette, Salinger, Scarlett, Truimph, Brenda, Braden, Maggie, … Continue reading

Posted in ABOUT THE BOOK, ACTS OF KINDNESS, AMAZON, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, HIS NAME WAS BEN, INTOLERANCE, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE DAY I SAW THE HUMMINGBIRD, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE, WHERE TO BUY | 42 Comments

106 Dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Clifford, Bella, Elton, Cookie,  Betty, Jayla, Dakota, Jacoby, Terrance,  Noreen, … Continue reading

Posted in ABOUT THE BOOK, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, HIS NAME WAS BEN, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE DAY I SAW THE HUMMINGBIRD, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE, WHERE TO BUY | 20 Comments

50 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Conway, Moe, Ammo, Gatsby, Jacque, Linus, Cabaret, Lulubell, elderly siblings … Continue reading

Posted in ABOUT THE BOOK, AMAZON, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, HIS NAME WAS BEN, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE DAY I SAW THE HUMMINGBIRD, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE, WHERE TO BUY | 28 Comments

815 dogs rescued from kill

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Travis, Olympia, Adonis, Buttercup, Brady, Woody, Mason, Avery, Shelby, Dora, … Continue reading

Posted in ABOUT THE BOOK, ACTS OF KINDNESS, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, HIS NAME WAS BEN, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE DAY I SAW THE HUMMINGBIRD, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE, WHERE TO BUY | 25 Comments

787 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Truman, Ricky, Savannah, Brady, Trixie, Cookie, Angel, Frosty, Grady, Mickey, … Continue reading

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THE DAY I SAW THE HUMMINGBIRD

My new book, The Day I Saw The Hummingbird is now on Amazon for purchase. For anyone who purchases a book or takes the time to write a review, I thank you in advance. All profits from all my books … Continue reading

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516 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Hijinx, Dexter, Ricky, Bull, Anna Marie, Yogi, Horace, Cinderella, Stormy, … Continue reading

Posted in ABOUT THE BOOK, ACTS OF KINDNESS, AMAZON, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, HIS NAME WAS BEN, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE | 40 Comments

500 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Fernando, Roksija, Snowbelle, Sadie, Valentino, Sandor, Keira, Rayna, Cisco and … Continue reading

Posted in ABOUT THE BOOK, ACTS OF KINDNESS, AMAZON, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, HIS NAME WAS BEN, INTOLERANCE, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE, WHERE TO BUY | 17 Comments

490 dogs rescued from kill shelters

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review one of my books. All profits from my books go to help get dogs like Larson, Misha, Rudy, Asha, Valeria, Marley, Tiko, Dinah,Louie, Slater (see … Continue reading

Posted in ABOUT THE BOOK, AMAZON, AMAZON RANKING, ANIMAL RESCUE, DOGS RESCUED, HIS NAME WAS BEN, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, THE SEVEN YEAR DRESS, TO LIVE OUT LOUD | 14 Comments

247 dogs rescued from kill shelters-HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

I’m deeply grateful to everyone who has purchased, read, and taken the time to review my book. In the name of tolerance, a special thank you also to everyone who has spread the word to help promote this book.  All … Continue reading

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The Seven Year Dress best read of 2016

I am honored that my book The Seven Year Dress has been selected as the best historical fiction read by the very talented blogger and author Grant Leishman. An excerpt from his post awarding this honor and for the entire … Continue reading

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A beautiful lesson about how to start living… and more happy dogs

 As the new year approaches I’m reminded of all the kindness extended to me in helping to promote my books and rescuing dogs from kill shelters. This year to date the number of dogs rescued from kill shelters with the … Continue reading

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READ A BOOK SAVE A LIFE

To date in 2015, 136 dogs like these below have been rescued from kill shelters. I’m grateful for anyone who has helped in any way to make this possible, from donating to going to get the dogs, to reading and … Continue reading

Posted in ACTS OF KINDNESS, ANIMAL RESCUE, ANIMALS, Canine Adoption Rescue League, DOGS & CATS GOING HOME, DOGS RESCUED, EMILE ZOLA, HIS NAME WAS BEN, INTOLERANCE, OSCAR WILDE, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS FOR HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: HIS NAME WAS BEN, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, Reviews: To Love Out Loud, Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, TO LIVE OUT LOUD | 32 Comments

BRAVERY AGAINST ANTI-SEMITISM

 At this time of year when various religions are celebrated by peaceful loving peoples around the world, it is timely to receive a review that highlights Emile Zola’s peaceful quest for justice against all odds. I am grateful for this … Continue reading

Posted in ABOUT THE BOOK, ACTS OF KINDNESS, ANIMAL RESCUE, Canine Adoption Rescue League, DOGS RESCUED, EMILE ZOLA, HIS NAME WAS BEN, INTERVIEWS, INTOLERANCE, PHOTOS, PROMO, REVIEW: TO LIVE OUT LOUD, REVIEWS, REVIEWS OF OTHER BOOKS, REVIEWS: THE PERSECUTION OF MILDRED DUNLAP, Reviews: To Love Out Loud, Santa Paula Animal Rescue Center, THE DREYFUS AFFAIR, TO LIVE OUT LOUD, TOLERANCE, WHERE TO BUY | 21 Comments