NEWS &
        Joan will be attending "Killer Nashville Book Conference" in late August 2018
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Jamie is Autistic   has found a home with the Broward County Library system's collection. It is also   under consideration for several major library systems nationwide. 
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                                                     Let's Hear it for Girl Power!
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                         The following appeared in Keynotes published by NYC Romance Writers of America   
                         My heroine starts out open to love but guards her heart because of

                         past  experiences.  When a chance encounter with her former high school
                         sweetheart goes sour, she vows never to let another man hurt her again.  She really
                         cared for Rocco.  He stepped on her heart by trying to take away her dignity.  When Mark enters her life, she sets the ground rules for their relationship.  as she gains confidence in the work world and sees what her friends are giving up to have a man in their lives, my heroine is resolved to make her career her main priority.  She emerges as a women of substance who will not be taken for granted.
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For those who do not already own a copy , Joan's Book, "Jamie Is Autistic Learning in a Special Way" is now  available from Audible.com, on iTunes and Amazon.com as an audio book.  The Spanish  language version, "Jamie Es Autista"  is available  for Spanish speaking readers here and in Europe from Amazon.com.  GET YOUR COPY NOW!
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                                Making Scents: The Art and Passion of Frangrance
                                                Joan's bottle is a celebrity!
The North Carolina Arboretum is proud to introduce its newest traveling
exhibit, Making Scents: The Art and Passion of Fragrance, on display
May 26th through September 3, 2018. In my last update, my bottle,
"Oh Lola" by Marc Jacobs, was to be included in the traveling exhibit.  Now,
it has also been chosen as the featured bottle in the Arboretum's IMovie
Images show because it is so photgenic.  If you are in the area, do stop by and take a look!
                             NEXT UP:  MY  PERFUME SUSPENSE NOVEL!
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Publishers Weekly reviewed Secret Desires  and placed it  on their website.  They said: ” The portrayal of Edward’s conflict- his attraction to Margo and his memories of his late wife that complicate a new relationship- is realistic and heartwarming.”
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