Tag: A Gift of Sanctuary

Owen Archer’s Vulnerability

Early in my writing career, a fellow panelist at a book fair declared that the marriage of the main character meant death to a crime series. To her mind, sexual tension was essential, and once a couple married that was gone. Another panelist agreed.… Continue Reading “Owen Archer’s Vulnerability”

The Wisdom of Magda Digby, Part IV

We come to the final installment of Robert Newman’s tribute to Magda Digby. With his permission, I’ve been serializing it as a prelude to the publication of The Riverwoman’s Dragon. These are Bob’s thoughts, unedited by me. In this final section he collects some… Continue Reading “The Wisdom of Magda Digby, Part IV”

My Unruly Characters

At first it surprised me that the characters I created in my books chatted and interacted with each other even when I stepped away from my desk. While I weeded the garden, walked with friends, washed dishes, fell asleep, I eavesdropped on Owen Archer,… Continue Reading “My Unruly Characters”

Countdown to Owen Archer E-books in the US & Canada

It’s Sunday afternoon. In two days Diversion Books will release e-books editions of Owen Archer 1-7, 9 & 10 in the US and Canada. I can think of little else (though I’m doing my best to mark up the York map for the first… Continue Reading “Countdown to Owen Archer E-books in the US & Canada”

Countdown to Owen Archer E-books in the US & Canada

It’s Sunday afternoon. In two days Diversion Books will release e-books editions of Owen Archer 1-7, 9 & 10 in the US and Canada. I can think of little else (though I’m doing my best to mark up the York map for the first… Continue Reading “Countdown to Owen Archer E-books in the US & Canada”