Two Awards and an Agent…

On Saturday night, I was honored to be named the recipient of two 2015 Royal Palm Literary Awards for my mystery, Adrift. Each year, the Florida Writers Association recognizes the efforts of both published and unpublished authors in various genres. I received first...

String Theory Solved

I recently sold my short story “String Theory,” to Mystery Weekly Magazine. It will be published in the November 1, 2015 edition. Mystery Weekly Magazine publishes original mystery short stories by both established and emerging authors. Looking for a quick...

O Captain! My Captain!

We all come from the sea. But we are not all of the sea. Those of us who are, those children of the tides, must return to it again and again until the day we don’t come back, leaving only that which we touched along the way. – Chasing Mavericks 2012 Joe...

Adrift Wins First Place!

Round Trip Tickets to NYC — Affordable. Boutique Hotel in Mid-Town Manhattan — Ridiculous. Winning the Daphne Award for Unpublished Mainstream Mystery — PRICELESS! New York City is an incredible, energetic place. Throw in the New York City Library,...

Connect on Facebook!

  Dive In and Join Me on Facebook! My new author site is up and running. Interested in Key Largo? Diving? Reading? Check it out at here! I’ll share photos and information regarding my settings– the Florida Keys and the amazing waters that surround them.  ...

ADRIFT is a finalist!

I am happy to announce that my mystery manuscript ADRIFT has been selected as a finalist for the Daphne du Maurier award. The honor is awarded by the Kiss of Death Chapter of the Romance Writers of America and is named after the author of REBECCA, the first romantic...