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We Have Always Lived in the Castle – a Review of the New Netflix Movie

https://www.amazon.com/We-Have-Always-Lived-Castle-ebook/dp/B004SS1MH0/ref=tmm_kin_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=&sr= The Netflix movie follows the book faithfully for the most part. I loved the book. We Have Always Lived in the Castle is one of Shirley Jackson's masterpieces yet it has never achieved the fame of The Haunting of Hill House or The Lottery, her over-anthologized short story that most school children in America… Continue reading We Have Always Lived in the Castle – a Review of the New Netflix Movie

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New Majek Family Mystery Available October 2019

Good news to fans of my first novel, I Believe You - the second book in the Majek Family Mysteries series is now edited and nearly ready for publication! I See You takes place two years after the events in I Believe You. Turquoise Daniels, the family's quirky housekeeper and now property manager, purchases a… Continue reading New Majek Family Mystery Available October 2019

Reviews

A Review of the Netflix Original Series “The Indian Detective”

Netflix's The Indian Detective is an odd cross between a serious police drama, a Bollywood romance, and The Office. I loved it. I've been reading reviews online and many critics don't seem to like it all that much. Reviews are lukewarm. That's a shame because anytime you can slide a William Shatner cameo into an… Continue reading A Review of the Netflix Original Series “The Indian Detective”

Books, I Believe You

Coming Soon – “I See You” – Book 2 in the Majek Family Mysteries

Coming soon - book 2 of The Majek Family mysteries: I See You. I'm still waiting for my editor and beta readers to finish the draft but so far they seem to enjoy the story. Here's what Polly, one of the beta readers (first readers for reaction to plot, story, and characters) had to say:… Continue reading Coming Soon – “I See You” – Book 2 in the Majek Family Mysteries

Essays on Faith, Family and Culture

Spiritual Growth Requires Springs of Living Water

Our spiritual growth requires abundant springs of living water. What should we do when the well runs dry?   As a transplant myself, I appreciate how hard it is to take root and grow in new soil. I should have recognized the signs of transplant shock in the redbud tree - and offered some salve,… Continue reading Spiritual Growth Requires Springs of Living Water