Dreaming of June

  “At midnight, in the month of June, I stand beneath the mystic moon.”  ― Edgar Allan Poe “Unwritten Tale” The month of June is just around the corner, readers! Let’s celebrate with some of my favorite summer quotes and paintings. Enjoy!     “This is the smell of June, she wanted to write to Christopher… honeysuckle, … More Dreaming of June

Treat yourself to the gift of romance this Valentine’s Day! ❤️📚☕️

Treat yourself to the gift of romance this Valentine’s Day! ❤️📚☕️ https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/Autumn-Lady/AnneMarie-Dapp/9781682992340 McClain is a young Irish immigrant looking to begin anew in Victorian-era San Francisco, after the California Gold Rush. She struggles for both love and independence, as a budding businesswoman in a male-dominated society. Set amid the fascinating backdrop of San Francisco’s Golden Age, … More Treat yourself to the gift of romance this Valentine’s Day! ❤️📚☕️

A Victorian Valentine

Happy Saturday, readers! Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. Let’s celebrate the season with some lovely Victorian cards. Enjoy! “Valentine’s Day is the poet’s holiday.” ― Ted Kooser “She was beautiful, but not like those girls in the magazines. She was beautiful, for the way she thought. She was beautiful, for the sparkle in her … More A Victorian Valentine

Wordless Wednesday: Rain in California

Gerald Harvey Jones, Western Painter Happy Wordless Wednesday! California is finally receiving some well-needed rain after weeks of devastating wildfires. The storms are a true blessing for my home state. I’d like to celebrate by sharing some of my favorite rainy-day paintings. Enjoy! Gustave Caillebotte, Paris Street; Rainy Day Pierre Auguste Cot – The Storm, … More Wordless Wednesday: Rain in California

Giving Tuesday: 2018 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run―Pacific Grove, California

https://events.arthritis.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donordrive.participant&participantID=79879 Happy Giving Tuesday! After years of long-distance jogging, I developed arthritis in my knees. The pain made it difficult to participate in my favorite sport. Happily, I’m back on track and eager to raise awareness of this challenging disease. This holiday season, I’m participating in the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run. This family-friendly, fun … More Giving Tuesday: 2018 Arthritis Foundation Jingle Bell Run―Pacific Grove, California

Cyber Monday

https://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/autumn-lady-annemarie-dapp/1126165869 Give the gift of “Autumn Lady” this holiday season! Barnes and Noble is offering a 10% off sale on paperback editions today. Travel back in time to 1870 San Francisco! ❤️📚🎄 Mara McClain is a young Irish immigrant looking to begin anew in Victorian-era San Francisco, after the California Gold Rush. She struggles for … More Cyber Monday

Autumn Lady Black Friday Weekend

Good morning, readers! Paperback editions of my historical romance novel, Autumn Lady, are on sale for $10.45 this Black Friday weekend! That’s 35% off the cover price. It’s the perfect holiday gift. Travel back in time to 1870 San Francisco! Are you ready? ❤️📚🎄 https://www.amazon.com/Autumn-Lady-AnnMarie-Dapp/dp/1635966868/ref=tmm_pap_swatch_0?_encoding=UTF8&qid=1543084203&sr=8-1   Autumn Lady “His eyes flickered with a touch of mischief. … More Autumn Lady Black Friday Weekend