HOT PRESSED is a water-time mystery brimming with adventure in a breathtaking setting. It won a prize in the #blackandgoldflamesawards2020 
and is AVAILABLE ON KINDLE for $4.99.

On Display, a novel of natural history, is available wherever books are sold:
Watch the thrilling trailer by @Jos1eDemuth here:

A featured Wattpad author, I write environmental fantasy and fiction with a botanical twist. I always enjoy chatting with fellow readers and writers so stop by and say hi! We're all in this together...

THE GROVE is a Featured story in Fantasy, a #WattpadPick, and a Starlight & Pixiedust Staff Pic by @YASciFantasy
The Grove's daring couple, Fuchsia and Cord (Corsia), are in great company as winners of the @su-SPEC-t five line romance contest and as one of the six finalists in the @Wattpadres Magnificent Makeover II. Smashing cover by @Red_Harvey "The Grove is one of the best books I've seen on Wattpad--a dark and enchanting journey." @BloodinaCake

The Mermaid in the Fog, ode to Daphne du Maurier's Rebecca: 2nd place in the #westcountryfantasycontest

I've contributed to some fascinating forums including the Wattpad Fantasy Sub-Genre Guide hosted by Italian Wattpad and the lovely @astorminmyteacup :
and Environmental Urgency and Fiction hosted by @SeeThomasHowl on Howlarium:

Dynamic Driller (reviewer) for #blackandgoldflamescommunity

I read my WIPs aloud--accents and all--to a weekly sharp and supportive writer's group. Being in Nature keeps me sane, as does snuggling with a big gray cat and reading stories that evoke a time and place all their own.
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  • JoinedJune 12, 2014

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Thanks to those of you who have blown up my phone lately (including fellow author and reader @hrb264) The Grove has reached 23K reads in 2023! I'm grateful for the questions that this fellow nature p...
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