What do you know about Rona?

You might know more than I do. Over ten years ago, I started writing a mystery series called The Rona Shively Stories.  Ten books later, I am still trying to figure out this character.  In the most recent book, we see Rona trying to figure out why she still bothers.  Often, we ask ourselves this […]

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Ten Years of Rona

This year, I had the pleasure of writing books nine and ten in the Rona Shively Stories series.  I’ve been writing this series since 2006 and as I reflect on what this character has meant to me, I’m almost overwhelmed.  When it all started, I was struggling with grief.  My now ex-husband and I had […]

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A Wise Woman Once Said…

If it walks like a duck and quacks like a duck…well, it’s probably a duck.  So why is it that sometimes, even when we are looking that duck right in its bill, we refuse to believe that we’re dealing with a real quack?  My character, Rona Shively, often second-guesses herself and has been known to […]

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Too late…get ready for Rona 8

Just when you thought it was safe to go back to reading your other favorite mystery series, Rona Shively is at it again.  When we left her, she was just beginning to understand that there really is No Rest for the Wicked…now, she’s barreling down the road at full speed once again and she’s finding […]

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Happy New Year!

What a way to start 2014!  The latest book in the Rona Shively Stories series is now available through Books from Higher Ground!  You can order your copy here.  We’ve got some interesting projects planned for this year, so stay tuned for more details! May your year be blessed!

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The Transformation Continues…

All six of the Rona Shively stories have now been re-released through Books from Higher Ground! And all are available for Kindle! I’ll be making some changes to my websites this weekend so that you can order your copies of our newly released editions! All proceeds from the sale of these books go to benefit […]

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Books from Higher Ground Seeks Grant!

  My publishing company, Books from Higher Ground is a semi-finalist for a grant from Idea Cafe.  Winning this grant will allow us to launch our campaign to help people from all walks of life tell their stories to empower others.  This benefit-of-my-experience approach to supporting one another will not only be helpful and encouraging […]

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Big News~Rona is relocating!

Starting just the other day, the Rona Shively Stories is being re-released through Books from Higher Ground!  Rona’s publisher, Stonegarden.net will be closing its doors in September of this year and so, in order to ensure that Rona’s stories stay available, I have decided to re-release the books under my new publishing company, Books from […]

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