Maple syrup, as seen in the window of the sugarhouse. What's your favorite grade?
The enchanting White Mountains of New Hampshire were the inspiration for the Mirrors Don't Lie series. These are some of the places visited within the story-line.
Just one of my many photos of this beautiful place! The White Mountains in New Hampshire are full of rocky mountain streams and waterfalls. Look for this waterfall in The Girl from Her Mirror, Book 1 of the Mirrors Don't Lie Series. (Did you know? All three book covers in the series feature my own photos.)
Look for this charming little Wyoming country church in an important scene from Mirror, Mirror on Her Wall. (No, not a wedding!)
I started writing He Kills Me, He Kills Me Not after visiting Richmond, VA in the early 90's! I pulled out my old copy, dusted it off, & did a LOT of updating,,, the original story didn't even have cell phones!
takes place in the very real town of Jerome, Arizona. Here are some of my photos and personal perceptions that inspired the story.
The chicken houses in Chicken Scratch are not the old wood and wire coops you remember from your grandma's farm. These are state-of-the-art, computer-controlled, fully automated 46' x 500' metal structures. I should know. My husband and I own six of them and raise over 140,000 chickens at a time!
I worked (in the office) at Cattle Auctions all through high-school & college, like the one featured in When the Stars Fall. (Did you read the Kenny Rogers article on The Sisters, TX page? You might find it interesting.)
As seen through my camera lens, out and about the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Depicted within Light from Her Mirror, Book 3 of the Mirrors Don't Lie Series.
The towns of Juliet and Naomi are fictional, but were inspired by real-life places. A few years ago,my son was married on a ranch along the Brazos River, where the train made direct stops to load crops. I was charmed by the collection of old buildings, stations and such, and could imagine a town springing up from these very roots. Thus, the idea of The Sisters was born!
My photos of typical New England extended farmhouses. (FB)
is set in rural Vermont and entwines several stories within its pages. I drew inspiration from a local sugarworks and
idyllic scenes such as this.
From the imagination of