Are You A Fashion Maven or a Fashion Victim?

Having a style is about knowing who you are and knowing how to see. You can't do one without the Read more

You Think This is Easy?

Ninety-nine times out of a hundred, the difference between fabulous and frumpy comes down to how the garment is made. What looks great on the runway is going to look like hell from Wal-mart, once you have the eye to see Read more

Killer Shoes?

What makes this work and not that? Why is something fabulous and not something else? We aim to find out. Because money doesn't create taste, an education Read more

I Wrote a Book.

It's a murder mystery from inside the fashion industry. You might like Read more

Vote For Me (please)

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Imagine my surprise when I found out Dead Is the New Black was nominated for a Preditors and Editors Award and somehow I totally missed it.

Or don’t. Because then you’d have a heart attack or stroke out or something.

But if you read the book and liked it, I have four days to convince you to go vote for it for best mystery of 2012.

So please, really. It would mean a lot to me because life is so short and painful and this would be a bright spot I can remember on my deathbed. Read more

Cover Reveal – A Dress To Die For

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Good Morning!

I just finished the cover for book 3.

Just as Laura Carnegie is safely ensconced in Jeremy’s company and his bed, she gets distracted by a stolen dress worn by a murdered princess, and her father’s disappearance twenty years before. Can her career and her relationship survive her rabid curiosity?

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Quote Boxes For Dead Is the New Black

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Holiday Blog Hop

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Good morning!

I’m pleased to announce the winners of the giveaway. Read more