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Betrayed, and fleeing an arranged marriage, Dianna Marshall boards the Titanic with a young married couple who’ve offered her sanctuary, in exchange for her unborn child…

Texas rancher Jake Douglas knows heartache. So when his cousin’s widow washes up in New York accompanied by an expectant run away, he does the only thing his conscience will allow…

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I am a reader first, a writer second. I write emotional stories that reflect my optimistic idealist nature: always seeking the silver-lining, especially in the darkest hour. I was fortunate to be raised on a hobby farm where my passion for reading, and all things furred and feathered, was indulged. When I wasn’t adopting stray cats …

Deb’s Writing Room

Where I note my thoughts on life, writing, and the writing life.    

The Books

Dear One Series                                                                     1912 …  Love born out of tragedy…                       1914…      …

Paralysis and Gratitude

I’ve been working from the cosy bright nook of my kitchen since August, when my youngest son’s friend moved in with us for a few months to complete a co-op work-term required as part of his University degree. The location change plants me directly in the hub of household activity. It’s not ideal. And I’m …

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Curse ruthless time!

Curse ruthless time! Curse our mortality. How cruelly short is the allotted span for all we must cram into it! ~Sir Winston Churchill   And with that, my friends, I am taking a social media break to ensure I cram what I need to into the time I’ve got. I’ll be back. I promise. Deborah

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Rockin’ the Highway

We’re rockin’ another busy summer of travel. We left home July 1, and since then we’ve logged over 4000kms. For non-metric folk, that’s about 2500 miles. Along the way we visited–briefly–with friends and family, but mostly we cruised alone, the two of us and our travel trailer, aka, my mobile office. Our first night out, …

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The Beautiful People

I was asked once why I set My Dear One on a ranch in Texas, instead of in BC like the ranch that inspired the partial setting of the book. My answer was simple: My Dear One isn’t a fictionalized memoir. It’s its own story, created from the characters, not from my childhood memories. Though, …

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