Sometimes—A Miracle

Life is funny that way, don't you think? Sometimes it throws you lemons, but other times it gifts you miracles! I'm going for the miracles. You may have noticed I haven't posted in a while, well, that's because I've been busy. Busy falling in love with Mexico all over again... It was NanoWriMo 2023, and […]

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Flaming Pudding and a Big Discount

Flame a pudding. Read a book. Backlash and Saints and Skeletons are 75% off digital versions.

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Remembering our Soldiers

Launching this coming Wednesday, November 15th! Book 5 of the JadeAnne Stone Mexico Adventures Your past will always find you. And it’s going to take everything you love away. Including your life. “I graduated from college in 1971 with degrees in engineering and computer science. I was young; I believed in my country. The government.” Jackman Quint grimaced. […]

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VIVA MEXICO!

Early on the morning of September 16, 1810, Father Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla summoned the largely Indian and mestizo congregation of his small Dolores parish church and urged them to take up arms and fight for Mexico’s independence from Spain. His El Grito de Dolores, or Cry of Dolores, which was spoken—not written—is commemorated on September 16 as Mexican Independence […]

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August 2023 News

Bouchercon San Diego Don’t miss: Strong Women in Peril, Saving Themselves at 3:35 p.m. on September 1st.No fairy tales here! I’m moderating Christina Hoag, Tori Eldridge, L.A. Chandlar, and Susan Roland in a lively discussion of why we don’t need knights in shining armor anymore! If you’re going to Bouchercon San Diego, please join us. […]

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Sweet Success with a Sweet Deal

Okay, I don't usually toot my own horn, but I'm thrilled to share my for Saints and Skeletons A Memoir of Living in Mexico. Not convinced? Read the review! Five stars from Literary Titan "Saints and Skeletons by Ann Manwaring offers a poignant and introspective narrative that delves into a life shaped by personal triumphs, struggles, […]

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"Salt Island" by Lisa Towles

This was and excellent read!

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Sizzling Start to Summer

"Imagine hearing nothing but seagulls and rolling surf for hours at a time. No talking, dogs barking, TVs, cars,empty enough to hold a thought in your head, idle enough to inspire daydreams. And when the shudder of fear shakes you back to earth, you’re still in your proverbial hammock, drinking in the countenance of paradise with the same hungry, cynical eyes. Could it be real, this place? Was it actually as safe as it seemed? Yes but for the ephemeral shadow in my heart, warning me that nothing was as it seemed, asking what the hell I was doing here."

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Magic, Mole, and the Mexican Who Would Break My Heart

"In Manwaring’s immersive memoir, Saints and Skeletons, she deftly takes her reader on a pilgrimage to Mexico. Rendered with heart and vulnerability, we observe her inner life through the risky choices she regrets, the love she desires, the sublime beauty she discovers. Don’t miss this multi-sensory adventure of a lifetime." JC Miller, Amazon #1 author of Vacation, Believing in Bigfoot, Heliotrope and Larkspur (2023)

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Author Spotlight: LAURA DiNOVIS BERRY

I review Laura's poetry book, Egg Shaped Ball. Now learn about her YA series.

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