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Welcome to my website! Here you can learn more about me and books, watch book trailers, wander with Zelda through Amsterdam via Google Maps, and read reviews of my novels.

You’ll also find a short biography, interviews and excerpts of feature articles and guest posts I’ve written.

On my blog you will find information about travel, art, museums, anthropology and writing. I also regularly shine a ‘Spotlight On‘ a fabulous author or book blogger.

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If you find yourself in Amsterdam, my novels are also for sale at several Dutch bookstores and gift shops: Caffe il Momento, Athenaeum Boekhandel, The American Book Center, Reisboekhandel Pied a Terre, and the De Amsterdamse Boekhandel. Happy reading!


Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery thriller Amsterdam Papua New Guinea suspense travel fiction

Art, religion, and anthropology collide in Rituals of the Dead, Book three of the Adventures of Zelda Richardson series.

“History comes alive in this story as Zelda photographs the diary, unearthing a story of murder, greed, missionaries and artifacts. It is not a book one puts down easily.” – Janice J. Richardson

Available as paperback and eBook on April 6, 2018.

Rituals of the Dead: An Artifact Mystery is now available as for 2.99 (regular price 4.99) on AmazoniBooks, Kobo, Barnes and Noble NOOKGoogle Play, and Smashwords.

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The Lover’s Portrait: An Art Mystery

the lover's portrait an art mystery amateur sleuth art crime theft WWII

One painting. Two claimants. Three murders.

“Gripping mystery…the suspense is intensely magnetic and the characters equally captivating.” – BookLife Prize for Fiction 2017, #14 Mystery Category

Silver Cup winner in the Mystery category of Rosie’s Book Review  Team 2017 Awards

One of The Displaced Nation’s 36 Top Expat Fiction Picks of 2016

Winner of a Chill with a Book Readers’ Award and chosen as Book of the Month in January 2018

Available as audiobook, paperback and eBook on Amazon, iBooks, AudibleBarnes & Noble NOOKKobo, Smashwords, Google Play, or your favorite retailer.

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Down and Out in Kathmandu: A Backpacker Mystery

A naive volunteer gets entangled in a smuggling operation in Nepal.

“Better than anything else I’ve read lately, this one was a joy to come back to daily.” – Amazon VINE VOICE review

Available as paperback and eBook on Amazon, iBooks, Barnes & NobleKobo, Smashwords, Google Play, or your favorite retailer.

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Notes of a Naive Traveler: Nepal and Thailand

A must-read for those interested in learning more about – or wishing to travel to – Nepal and Thailand.

“I recommend it for anyone thinking about taking a trip … anywhere.” – author Rebecca Carter

Available as paperback on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Buy the eBook on Amazon or read it for free via Kindle Unlimited.

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