Book two is out!

I’m delight­ed to announce that Cast­ing Shad­ows, book two in the Ash Grove Chron­i­cles young adult series, is now avail­able as an ebook from Ama­zon, Barnes & Noble, and Smash­words, with more out­lets to come. A paper­back ver­sion is in the works and should...

The Lure of Beauty

One of the themes that was on my mind when I wrote The Shad­ow and the Rose was phys­i­cal beau­ty. The nature of beau­ty intrigues me, in part because as I’ve got­ten old­er I’ve been able to look at its pow­er more objec­tive­ly. I know that, evo­lu­tion­ar­i­ly...