Archive for May, 2013

I’m giving away ten copies of my brand new novel, Uncorked, on Goodreads. The contest ends June 29. Click on the following link to enter.


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My interview with Janice Hermsen will re air tonight at 8:00P.M.

6 lettuce leaves, torn

1 heirloom tomato, diced

1/4 cup green peas, cooked and drained

2 pieces Belgian endive, torn

1/2 avocado, diced

3 pieces bacon, cooked and shredded

1/2 oz. blue cheese, crumbled


1/2 lime, juiced

drizzle jalapeño olive oil

drizzle pomogranite vinegar

celery salt, sprinkle

beau monde, sprinkle

sea salt, to taste

fresh ground black pepper, to taste

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I’ll be on Janice Hermsen’s Le Rue Book Hound program tomorrow at 10;30A.M. The show will air live and be replayed on Sunday evening at 8:00.

Thank you to the 627 people who participated in the Goodreads giveaway for Double Down. I will be giving away 10 copies of my new novel, Uncorked, by the end of May.

There are  still three days left to win a free copy of Double Down on Goodreads. Just click on the following link and enter to win.

10 medium frozen shrimp

Cajun seasoning

jalapeno olive oil

Butter Lettuce, torn

2 eggs, hard boiled, sliced

1 heirloom tomato

1/2 avacado


light champagne

Defrost shrimp in cold water. Wash, peel and dry with paper towels. Warm a saute pan to medium heat, drizzling a small amount of olive oil. Cook 2-3 minutes per side. Add other ingredients in a bowl, add shrimp and a small amount of salad dressing. Toss well. Serves 2.

Book signing today at Hot Cha Cha in the Village Center from 2-7P.M. It’s champagne Friday, so stop by to sip  some champagne, shop and take home a signed book.

I will be on the Lake Tahoe Art Scene today with Robert Schimmel at 5:15 on KTHO.