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Summer 2024

Updated: Jun 14








Hello Summer! I hope that this season provides everything you love. I aim to have dinner at the beach as often as possible. Even PB&J tastes better with one's toes in the sand and a panoramic view of endless waves.




A few Recent Events...




Excellent Author session at Cohasset Elder Affairs with JB Harris and Kathy Sherbrooke.





Book Signing at Barnes & Noble, Hingham, MA, with Nicole Asselin, Lorenzo Petruzziello, and Robert W. Wallace. I am recording Robert Wallace's book, Machine Guns & Typewriters, for the Talking Information Center.





Book signing at Book Love, Plymouth, MA, with Judy Lannon & Jessica Levai.





Open Mic Night at Duxbury Free Library courtesy of the amazing Duxbury Writers Society!



UPCOMING EVENTS


June 15, 12-2 PM, Book Signing at Barnes & Noble Wareham, MA


July 25, 6 PM, Duxbury Writers Society Open Mic at the King Caesar House, Duxbury, MA


August 24, 2-4 PM, Book Signing at Barnes & Noble Natick, MA


September 2-4 PM, Author Talk at Wareham Free Library, Wareham, MA



MODERN MIDWIFE MYSTERIES IN ORDER


  1. Murder at the Wedding

  2. Murder on the Widow's Walk

  3. Murder on the Books



BOOK #4, Murder at First Light, will be released by Gemma Halliday Publishing in 1./25! Maeve, our modern nurse-midwife, is returning to college, and an iconic lighthouse is part of the mystery!






The word midwife means "with woman."









This is an excellent article from the New York Times regarding the use of baby aspirin to decrease the odds of a pregnant woman being diagnosed with preeclampsia. Tap the New York Times above to see the link.







Are you looking for an easy, festive recipe for July 4th?








Will's Pasta Shrimp Salad


One lb. pasta shells

2 lbs. large cooked shrimp

1 cup petite green peas

1/2 cup diced sweet red pepper

1/2 cup diced yellow pepper

1/2 cup diced purple onion

1 cup sliced black olives

1 tbsp. fresh or dried basil

Four tbsp. lemon juice

1/2 cup olive oil

Salt & pepper

Breadsticks


Cook pasta and drain.

Defrost shrimp.

Put pasta, shrimp, peas, peppers, onion, and olives in a bowl.

Whisk basil, lemon juice, and olive oil together.

Pour over salad and toss to combine.

Add salt and pepper to taste.

Serve immediately, or salad may be refrigerated and served chilled.

Serve with warm breadsticks.


Will's Pasta Shrimp Salad recipe is from Murder at the Wedding.


I'm beginning to write Book# 5, the series finale, and taking our intrepid Maeve to Ireland! It's time to make a cup of tea and start writing! As always, thanks for reading.



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Jun 11

Chris. I’m so glad your books are successful! ( I absolutely love them. I could see myself having Maeve as a friend). I hope you’re enjoying this experience. Lynn

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