Author Archives: tikigoddess

Be My Valentine…an e-Book Special

Aloha All, Valentine’s Day is on it’s way and I’m pining for chocolate. A big giant heart filled with chocolate. Maybe a year’s worth of it. I’ll probably get a card for sure and flowers, but you can’t stand over … Continue reading

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Mele Ka-Tiki-maka 2014

Mele KaTikimaka from Sunny (and thankfully warm) California, We’re here for a quick holiday visit with family and friends. My last blog was about my artist/neighbor/friend Mel who lives in Hawaii and creates picassiette mosaics. Now I’m going to share … Continue reading

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A Goddess Close-Up #1 : Aloha in Bits and Pieces

Aloha All, For the next few blogs I’m going to introduce you to some fabulous Goddesses and some ideas for the Hawaiian life style. Not only are they some good friends who live here in Hawaii, but they know how … Continue reading

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Five Musts for a Successful Booksiging!

Aloha All, Wow. What a party! I’m still trying to recover from the “THREE TO GET LEI’D” book signing party we held at the Tahiti Nui Luau Room on Kauai last month. I’ve had book signings before, but  nothing like … Continue reading

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The Event of the Year is Here!

Get ready to Tiki! Dig out your Goddess garb or just come as you are! On JULY 28th from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Tahiti Nui Restaurant and Lounge Luau Room I’ll be signing copies of “Three to Get … Continue reading

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Time to Get Lei’d!

Aloha Readers! The publication of Three to Get Lei’d crept up on me last night about as fast as the Hula Maidens can get themselves into trouble!  Right now we’re scrambling to get the “Buy” link on the website. Suddenly … Continue reading

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My Evil Twin’s Photo Shoot

Aloha from Tiki Land, Ahh the writing life. Always something to do that doesn’t involve actually sitting down and writing. Today it’s re-vamping my other website, the one that belongs to Jill Marie Landis  who is my evil twin. She … Continue reading

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Tiki Time Rolls On

Aloha All, What happens when a writer like me crawls into the dark hole before making a book deadline? Life goes on unnoticed as I eat, drink and sleep the book. Type, type, type day in and day out and … Continue reading

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Light My Fire!

Aloha All, It’s not easy researching the latest novel in the Tiki Goddess Mystery series. Today I went to hula practice where the true Hula Maidens were in good form. Some of them have recently learned to make their own … Continue reading

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The Goddess at Work: Inspired by Exotica

Aloha from Paradise, I’ve been working on some new scenes for THREE TO GET LEI’D, Book 3 of my Tiki Goddess Mystery series and while I work I’ve been listening to and inspired by vintage exotica music classics. So inspired … Continue reading

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