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Sneak Preview Time

All All, Life is full. There is much to do in paradise, though writing hasn’t been one of the things I’ve been focused on lately. Let’s just say I’ve been soaking up life experiences and calling it research!   Besides … Continue reading

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Your 2017 Project

Alooooha Reader Friends! Since I’m at home hard at work on Book Six of the Tiki Goddess Mystery Series, I think YOU should be home working on a fun project, too. As you know, the fictional Hula Maidens featured in … Continue reading

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HAWAII FIVE UH-OH! CELEBRATION

If you are on Kauai April 24th from 2 to 4 p.m. join Jill Marie and her inspirational Hula Maiden friends at the Tahiti Nui Luau Room in Hanalei to celebrate the publication of Book #5 of the Tiki Goddess … Continue reading

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Paradise, Passion and Murder

Aloha All, “Island” authors are very passionate about literacy. How do I know? Last year I was asked by Terry Ambrose (author of the McKenna Mysteries set in Hawaii)  to join an uber-talented and successful group of ten authors to … Continue reading

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The Wait it Over

Aloha All, Big news here in Tiki Goddess land is that Book 5 of the Tiki Goddess Mysteries will be released on February 1st. I’m so excited I can hardly wait to hold a copy of HAWAII FIVE UH-OH in … Continue reading

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Trader Sam’s Part 2

Aloha All, A year ago I promised a follow up to my visit to Trader Sam’s Tiki Bar and Restaurant at the Disneyland Hotel in Anaheim, California. The problem is, time flies when you’re having fun, but a promise is … Continue reading

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Summer Special! Too Hot Four Hula

Aloha All, It’s definitely TOO HOT FOUR HULA here in Hawaii this month. So to help you suffer through whatever crazy weather you’ve been having lately, Amazon is offering the Kindle edition of TOO HOT FOUR HULA to readers for … Continue reading

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The Goddess Chats with the Neighborhood Book Club

Aloha All, Week before last I had the opportunity to have a phone chat with a really lively group of Goddesses in the making. Fueled by Mai Tais and still high from reading MAI TAI ONE ON, they were chock … Continue reading

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Trader Sam’s Part 1: Into the Mist

Aloha All, There are times when even a Tiki Goddess must make great sacrifices, especially if she is also a writer (even though writing has become more of a part time job as hula and tiki-ing around take precedence). In … Continue reading

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Hot Party for “Too Hot” Book #4

Aloha all, Back in August, the irrepressible women who inspire me to write my Tiki Goddess Mysteries pulled out all the stops to help celebrate the publication of TOO HOT FOUR HULA, Book 4 of the series from Bell Bridge … Continue reading

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