I'm In A Boxed Anthology!!

A group of Oklahoma authors were invited to write a series of short stories with a recurring theme based on the curse of a Scrimshaw doll: In the late seventeenth century, a zealously protective father feared his daughter’s betrothed would betray her. A gypsy attempted to hex the girl with this spell: All those who betray you will suffer. Only true love can break the curse. The child was holding a doll her father had fashioned out of some mysterious bone.  As luck would have it, the curse was buried within the doll and carried on through the centuries. Our first installment picks up with the young woman’s daughter, …

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Obsess Much?

What is obsession? In my novella, Trail of Hope, my heroine Sophia Deveraux is stalked and traumatized by an obsessed soldier.   The word ‘obsession’ automatically makes me think of the 1987 movie Fatal Attraction. Michael Douglas’ character has a weekend fling with a co-worker played by Glenn Close. In her troubled mind, the affair was a declaration of love and her actions quickly escalate from stalking Douglas and his family to kidnapping his daughter and threatening his wife Obsession defined is a person’s inability to stop thinking about (or acting out on) a particular feeling, topic, or emotion without …

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