The Prey

Happy Book Anniversary!

on December 27, 2015

Ten years ago today, THE PREY was released into the world by Ballantine Books. Last month, my 27th novel, NO GOOD DEED, was published by St. Martin’s Press. It’s been a wild ride, with a lot of ups and downs, but I would never want to do anything else. I was born to be a writer. It’s all I’ve ever wanted to do. It took awhile to get here … mostly because I thought I had to do something “else” before I could write books. I got married, had kids, had a 13 year career as a consultant in the… Read More

It Feels Like the First Time

on June 3, 2010

In December of 2005, I received my box of author copies of THE PREY, my first book. There is nothing as exciting–except maybe holding your child after birth–than holding your first book. Months, sometimes years, of work to create a story that someone loved enough to published . . . and there it is, right in your hand. A story that started with an intangible idea, a spark of an idea, now a real book. Long ago, a multi-published author–I can’t remember who–told me to savor each moment of publication, not just for the first book or the second, but… Read More