Category: Bits ‘n Pieces

Upcoming Release – Justice for Sloane

Upcoming Release – Justi..

Posted November 6, 2018 by Reina in Contemporary, First Responder, Hot, News / 2 Comments

Coming November 13, 2018! Justice for Sloane – part of Susan Stoker’s Badge of Honor world – For FBI Agents like Cruz Livingston and Vicente Bravo, their DNA was imprinted with Law and Order. Defending those in danger comes as easily as breathing. As a Special Agent for the FBI, Vicente was treated to a […]

Thanksgiving Receipts – Peterson’s Magazine 1868

Thanksgiving Receipts – ..

Posted November 5, 2018 by Reina in Blog Posts, Bower Colorado, Historical, Old West, Sweet / 0 Comments

Being the month of Thanksgiving, I thought I’d share two receipts from Peterson’s Magazine 1868 (now remember, I haven’t tested these receipts/recipes… so be careful) Mashed Potatoes. – Mashed potatoes form a very common dish at English tables. This dish is generally, however, a kind of substitute, for the vegetable is seldom mashed unless it […]

Lessons Learned – First Book Signing

Lessons Learned – First ..

Posted October 8, 2018 by Reina in Blog Posts, Events, Signings / 0 Comments

Originally posted on Smart Girls Read Romance – Sitting in a hotel, about to fall asleep, because tomorrow I fly home to Hawaii. Yesterday, I had my first book signing. Leading up to it that morning, my stomach was in knots and laughter was easy, but it came from a nervous place in my chest. […]

Listen to What Your Body is Telling You

Listen to What Your Body is Te..

Posted September 8, 2018 by Reina in Reina's wRiting Life / 0 Comments

Recently, I had surgery to release the tension in my wrist from carpal tunnel. I’ve had it for years and my Neurologist had been seeing me every three months for those years to test the strength in my hand. Over the last few years, I was fairly sure that there was more damage going on, […]

Up in the Air: Vassar College

Up in the Air: Vassar College

Posted July 18, 2018 by Reina in Steampunk, WIP Wednesday / 0 Comments

I’ve imagined that Eudora spent her years of higher education at Vassar College – Here is some information on that institution from Godey’s… VASSAR COLLEGE: WOMAN’S OWN. AGAIN we make this educational wonder our theme; because public feeling demands more information concerning Vassar College, and the mode of its intended management.  Happily we can now […]

Up in the Air: Windel, Eudora and Miss Schlacht see the sights, but where’s Nigel…

Up in the Air: Windel, Eudora ..

Posted July 11, 2018 by Reina in Steampunk, WIP Wednesday / 0 Comments

Nigel was here just a moment ago. The sufragi assured them that Nigel had merely been misplaced, not lost as Eudora had insisted. Miss Schlact, however prim and proper, seemed entirely unconcerned about his absence. Windel, she could excuse for his distraction, but Miss Schlact was another matter.

Up In The Air: Sailing on the Nile

Up In The Air: Sailing on the ..

Posted July 4, 2018 by Reina in Steampunk, WIP Wednesday / 0 Comments

Ah the breeze, ahh the crocodile, ahhh the hippo… maybe Miss Schlacht won’t come back. The Port of Said was always bustling with activity, but really, how was Eudora to know that a bustle would be a fairly inopportune piece of clothing. The constant jostling was one thing, but attempting to find a comfortable seat […]