Then come on board the SS Moffen and meet Violet Shaftesbury, amateur sleuth and seasoned quilter, as she solves the mysterious disappearance of Bernard Marcotte. Coming soon…see you in 2020!
Recently, a reader wrote that my first novel, The Polar Bear and the Palm Tree, screamed “self-published.” The one star out of five and the rest of his review confirmed that P. from Ohio did not really enjoy reading my book. Did this comment sting? Yes, of course. A little. But mostly, it got me … More In Defense of Self-Publishing
A few days ago, I was browsing my local bookstore when the title and cover photo of this book got my attention. The Charm Bracelet by Viola Shipman is the story of a charm bracelet passed down from generation to generation; a story of love, forgiveness, memory and memories. I have a charm bracelet too. … More And This Is Why Charms Are Such An Amazing Gift…
My first novel was published, so Happy Birthday to the Polar Bear and the Palm Tree! It’s been quite a journey, thank you all who made this dream possible and supported me. Happy reading, Evelyne
Tonight I feel angry and sad. A polar bear was killed after attacking a cruise ship guard, in Svalbard, Norway. It was an act of “self-defense”, said the German cruise-ship operator in a statement. Self-defense, eh? So a bunch of tourists go to the Arctic, in the hope of seeing polar bears in their natural … More How I failed that Polar Bear