Many Thanks

Thank you dear fans for visiting my website and hopefully ordering The Blue Moon Rising. There are several very talented people I’d like to acknowledge who helped me greatly in this process to publication. Jan Janssen, my publisher who believes in my stories. Kelly Martin, the artist who created the amazingly beautiful front and back cover. April […]


Release Day

What if there was a place with an atmosphere for soothing whatever was ailing the mind, body, and spirit? The Blue Moon Motel is such a place. Nestled in the heart of California wine country, this charming motel is the picture of tranquility. The hope of restoration has drawn two couples and two individuals to […]

Summer of 2017

Greetings, friends.  I hope you’re enjoying the summer so far.  Two of my sisters came down to Southern California to visit.  It was wonderful seeing them and they got me to go into the Pacific Ocean and ride the waves.  I’m counting down the days until The Blue Moon Rising is released.  It’s the perfect […]


Coming Soon

I’m happy to announce that the sequel to “The Blue Moon Motel and Lightning Bolt Lounge” titled “The Blue Moon Rising” has been accepted for publication by Torrid Books and is scheduled to be released in August, 2017. You’ll be re-introduced to Regina (Gina) Gallagher and her daughter Gabrielle (Gabby) as well as Jack Logan, the […]


Great to meet you

Toby Joyce was born in a small town in Oregon State where she lived until her family moved to Washington State when she was four years old. She is the second of four girls and her three sisters are her best friends. Her parents are of Irish descent so the Emerald City of Seattle suited […]