Did you know that a turkey’s snood can change color depending upon their emotions? I didn’t either until I read local Lake County author Lori Armstrong’s children’s book Bubbly Jock and the Thanksgiving Fallacy. It’s the story of Bubbly Jock Jack, a turkey living on an organic farm complete with corn mazes and goat yoga. There Jack spends his days following the farmer on his rounds, playing with the farmer’s children, and pecking grain from the visiting kids’ hands. He leads an idyllic life until he overhears something that makes him question everything.
R. V. Schmidt, known to many as Richard, is not a small man. Standing well over six feet barefoot, his worn cowboy boots add an extra inch and a half. Then there’s the cowboy hat sitting on top of his silvered hair, adding another couple of inches to the already impressively tall figure. His eyes […]
What do you do when someone you just met, and quite possibly find attractive, disappears? That’s how The Red Sedan opens: with a crisis. Michael, the American protagonist of this cozy mystery novel, is biking around England. The previous night was agood one; he spent an evening over dinner and two bottles of winewith a […]
Broken is a story about serendipity, and serendipities always come in packages other than we expect. Michelle Scully’s story begins on a bright, unseasonably warm January day, one of those days when the blue of the winter shines so brilliant it hurts the eyes. Spring’s coming, and she can’t help but go out for a […]