So excited to announce that Tornado Weather has been nominated for an Edgar in the first novel category. As an unabashed lover of mysteries, this is a dream come true. For a complete list of nominees, see below. That’s some good company right there. I’ll be checking back when the winners are announced April 26th! … More The Edgars!
Tornado Weather is a little more than two weeks old and is getting attention from some lovely people and places, including WFYI’s John Krull and the Portland-based independent newspaper, Willamette Week. Check the links below for what readers are saying Colliersville and its residents. http://www.kokomotribune.com/opinion/columns/john-krull-place-that-smells-like-one-s-home/article_a088cdbc-6c7e-11e7-944e-3f95481d7aff.html http://www.wweek.com/arts/books/2017/07/26/tornado-weather-is-an-ambitious-idiosyncratic-portrait-of-a-decaying-town http://gilmoreguidetobooks.com/2017/07/tornado-weather-a-novel/
Erin Kodicek over at Amazon’s Omnivoracious is reading Tornado Weather. This is what she has to say… … More Amazon digs in
One of my favorite aspects of Rory Gilmore’s character is her habit of making lists. Hers tend to be of the pro-con variety, but still. Lists. They’re a thing, and Tornado Weather is making some of them. So far, the book has mentions from PopSugar, Vox, and Library Journal. … More Making lists
Tornado Weather has been selected by Publishers Lunch to be a part of their Spring/Summer 2017 Buzz Books program. This is a great honor and I’m thrilled to be in such wonderful company! http://buzz.publishersmarketplace.com/book/tornado-weather
Proud to announce that Tornado Weather is a Summer 2017 Barnes and Noble Discover Great New Writers selection. More to come on this exciting bit of news! http://www.barnesandnoble.com/b/summer-2017-discover-great-new-writers-selections/_/N-2lzx
First things first: introductions. On the left (your left) is Hannah the Porcelain Figurine. My father gave her to me when I was 10 years old, having picked her up on one of his rare business trips. On the right is Rosie the Metal LitBot. … More Meet Hannah and Rosie