25 Years Ago Today: An Introduction

Welcome to my new blog! I’m so excited to have this opportunity to reach fellow book lovers. One of the main features that I’ll be focusing on is posting a regular 25 Years Ago Today column. Over the coming months, guest authors (and sometimes, their characters) will write articles based upon my question “What were…

Take Your Daily Newspaper Hangman Quiz and Earn Prizes

Freado.com has developed a unique business model designed to help readers discover new authors and books. Players simply have to match book covers, a minor variation of the card-matching memory game. Or they have to play fun word games (similar to the popular Hangman game.) To win best selling books and other prizes you just…

Small-Town Newspapers Produce Seasoned Reporters

I’m pleased to welcome Gerry Charbonneau, the second guest in in my new Something in Common feature. Gerry has “something in common” with Kris Langley, heroine of my mystery novel Twenty-Five Years Ago Today. Kris is an obit writer, editorial assistant and freelance writer for a fictional community newspaper called The Fremont Daily News. In…

News Flash: Kris Langley Interview

Kris Langley, my obit writer/aspiring reporter heroine from Twenty-Five Years Ago Today, is making a special appearance today on suspense author Darcia Helle’s blog. Kris has taken the time to answer some of Darcia’s questions, and is serving as the interview subject rather than the interviewer for a nice change of pace. Here is a…