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Before and After: Book Cover Changes

Posted by on Sep 15, 2014 in Books, Caught in the Middle, Sixty Acres and a Bride, Writing | 30 comments

My publisher Bethany House is famous for their historical romance books…and covers. Their covers are adored by authors and readers alike. I’ve never had a cover from them that I didn’t like, but occasionally I get a cover that needs just a little change to make it fit the story better.    For instance, this is my first book cover. Gorgeous, isn’t it? The blouse even matches the descriptions of Rosa’s hand-embroidery work and drawstring neckline.  The one problem we had was that this series takes place in Caldwell County, Texas – a real location that just happens to look nothing like a desert. Before:   After: Those sandy dunes and mountain ranges were replaced with wheat fields and some…well, smaller mountains. This picture could possibly be in central Texas, while the other could not. My Caught in the...

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Say “Yes!” to the Dress

Posted by on May 22, 2014 in Caught in the Middle, History | 38 comments

I’ve always envied the ladies of the 19th century for their wardrobes. Yes, I know the dresses were tight, hot and probably smelled like B.O., but they looked so pretty! I used to spin around in my Easter dresses with the cancans, but I knew that if I only had one of those old-fashioned dresses, it would stand out like that permanently, without making me dizzy! Even after I grew up, I longed for a dress like that. I’d watch period dramas and try to play it cool but inside I was whispering, “Some day I will have one of you. Some day you will be mine!” So imagine my delight, when a very nice lady contacted me through this website and told me that she was the seamstress who created the lovely red dress on the “Caught in the...

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Shop Hop in OKC!

Posted by on Apr 13, 2014 in Caught in the Middle | 2 comments

  Join us for an entertaining and informative evening at the Kanon Gallery in the historic “Auto Alley” of Downtown OKC. At 7:00 award-winning floral designer Mark Erickson will be demonstrating the art of floral display, while author Regina Jennings will be in attendance from 6:00-9:00 to visit and sign books. You’re also invited to browse the Gallery’s collection of fine Amish furniture, and Western and African art. This will be a fun evening to kick-start the Spring Season! Hope to see you there!...

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Caught In the Middle Launch Party

Posted by on Mar 3, 2014 in Caught in the Middle | 0 comments

Come help us celebrate the release of Caught in the Middle on Saturday, March 22nd, 2:00 – 4:00 at Wild Hero Coffee Company 331 N. Mustang Rd. Mustang, OK   There’ll be autographed copies of Caught in the Middle, door prizes and sweet treats in a Wild West setting that would earn Anne Tillerton’s approval.                                                                      We’d Love to See You...

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Caught in the Middle Excerpt

Posted by on Feb 11, 2014 in Books, Caught in the Middle, Oklahoma | 0 comments

Caught in the Middle – Releasing March 25th But you don’t have to wait that long to get a sneak peek! Follow the Link and enjoy! Caught in the Middle...

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