Feb 05

Dear readers: thank you

Dear readers, Wow, y’all. Just…wow. It’s been eight days since I got “the call” and a full week since the announcement went out, and I’m still trying to wrap my head around this. Front Page Fatality is nominated for an Agatha Award for Best First Novel. See? Wow. I can’t think of a more fitting …

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Dec 31

Simply amazing

Y’all, this has been one heck of a year. Last New Year’s Eve, if anyone had tried to tell me what would happen when FRONT PAGE FATALITY launched, or that I would have three (three!) books out by today, I would have laughed and told them they were hitting the champagne a little early. And …

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Aug 06

Nichelle is coming to Audible!

I’m so, SO excited to share that audio rights for the first two books in the Headlines in High Heels Mysteries, FRONT PAGE FATALITY and BURIED LEADS, have sold to audible! Look for more updates on release dates and contests surrounding the audiobooks as we head into fall.

Feb 03

Only in my dreams

Ever get a song stuck in your head? How about one line of a song? On a loop? I’ve been walking around with the title line for “Only in My Dreams” playing in my head all. Day. Long. This has been the most amazing launch week any debut author could ever hope for, y’all, and …

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Jan 06

Mark your calendars, y’all!

We’re having a party! You can find all the details here: Mark your calendars now for the launch party to celebrate FRONT PAGE FATALITY! Date: February 2, 2013 Time: 2-4 p.m. Place: Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary St., Richmond, VA Come by and nibble, chat, shop, and get a hot-off-the-press copy of FRONT PAGE FATALITY …

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Nov 15

I’ve got ARCs!

Today was one of those days I’ve been dreaming about since I sent off my very first query letter in October of 2009. Three years, one month, and two days later, I have Advance Reader Copies of my debut novel. A whole stack of them. And I am over the moon. And sore from pinching …

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Oct 31

We’re having a party!

Mark your calendars, y’all! I booked the launch party for FRONT PAGE FATALITY today, and it’s going to be fabulous! Here’s the lowdown: Date: February 2, 2013 Time: 2 p.m. Place: Fountain Bookstore, 1312 E. Cary Street, Richmond, VA (in Shockoe Slip) Come celebrate the launch of Front Page Fatality! Richmond folks, please do wait …

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Oct 24

Tag, you’re it: an interview game

I’ve been tagged! Again, actually, but since I did the last interview game before the website was officially launched, not many folks saw it.   This time I was tagged by my Henery Press sister Larissa Reinhart, author of the Cherry Tucker mystery series. Her debut, PORTRAIT OF A DEAD GUY, is getting rave reviews, …

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Oct 14

Be still, my spinning head

My goodness, all the things that have happened in the past two weeks! It was only ten days ago that I got to see the gorgeous cover of my debut mystery for the first time. It was a fabulous, milestone day on a long and crazy journey. Then this week, FRONT PAGE FATALITY went up …

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Oct 04


When I first got the idea for a story about a reporter who stumbled into a whopper of a mystery and ended up in danger, I tried to dismiss it. I was a reporter-turned-full-time-mom, not a novelist. I couldn’t write a whole book! But then that became a challenge. I started Nichelle’s story with no …

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