Excerpt from ‘Songbird Under a German Moon’

  Happy Memorial Day weekend! If you are looking to add to your TBR pile, here’s another WWII book of mine I know you’ll enjoy! Here’s a bit about the book: Songbird Under a German Moon The year is 1945. The war is over and 21-year-old Betty Lake has been invited to Europe to sing in a USO tour for American soldiers who now occupy Hitler’s Germany. The first nights performance is a hit. Betty becomes enthralled with the applause, {Read More}

Sharing The Stories of The Greatest Generation

  About 15 years ago I was on vacation with two friends when I first heard about the 11th Armored Division–the men who liberated Mauthausen and Gusen concentration camps.   So intrigued by the history of these men, I wrote two novels about them, From Dust and Ashes and Night Song. In the course of writing these books, I attended two of their WWII reunions. I interviewed them, looked through their photo albums and cried with them as they shared {Read More}

The Story Behind ‘From Dust & Ashes’

I can clearly remember when my interest was sparked by the liberation events that took place in St. Georgen, Austria, during World War II. An Austrian historian had invited me and my friends into her home, serving tea and bread, meat and cheeses. It was the end of a long day of travel, and I secretly desired a hot shower and a soft bed. But it wasn’t long before our host had me intrigued with her true tales of villains, {Read More}

One Woman’s War: September 1, 1939

Happy Labor Day! I hope you get the chance to take a break from everyday life today and spend some time with your loved ones.   In anticipation of my upcoming WWII release, Where Treetops Glisten, I’ve teamed up with my co-authors of the book and some other author friends of WWII fiction for a blog tour and giveaway! (Details are at the end of this post.)   Here is a fictional diary entry from Helene, one of my characters in From Dust and Ashes. {Read More}

God is Good, In Spite of My Procrastination

If you could see my desk you would chuckle.   Okay, maybe not. Perhaps you would have pity on me, volunteer your time and set to work on my massive to-do list. (Any takers? eh? eh?) If you could see my desk you would chuckle. Okay, maybe not. @TriciaGoyer Click To Tweet Seriously, I have stacks of bills to pay, letters to answer, books to mail out, and a checkbook to balance. That’s not including the research books for my {Read More}

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