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Friday Fun - Beach Readers, Start Your books!

Friday Fun - Beach Readers, Start Your books!

Hi all - well we made it! One Friday past Memorial Day Weekend and life is sort of getting back to normal. One thing we do know for sure - the weather is getting better and that means it's the perfect time to enjoy your favorite beach reads - whether or not you actually read them at the beach! So to celebrate lazy afternoons with a good book, we have a few exciting things to share! For all you Queensbay fans, Book 7 of the series, Lydia and Lance's story will be out in late June!  You can read a...

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All In - Queensbay 7 - Lydia & Lance's Story

All In - Queensbay 7 - Lydia & Lance's Story

  Hi Queensbay fans!  It's almost here - Book 7 of the Queensbay series, featuring Lydia (you met her as Colleen's friend in Book 6) and Lance will be out in late June and I have a preview for you! Lydia's an artist who's been roped into taking care of her little brother. She'd much rather be playing with clay than babysitting, but when trouble strikes she finds she's all her brother has. Lance is ex-Army who takes a PI job on the side. He's not supposed to get close to his target, but there's something about Lydia that tugs...

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Friday Fun - Marooned on a Deserted Island Edition

Friday Fun - Marooned on a Deserted Island Edition

Greetings Fellow Bookworms! Welcome back to Drea Stein's Queensbay & La Belle Vie Journal -- A chronicle of one writer's life... I would imagine for even the most introverted of us, these long weeks of staying home and staying safe might just be getting the better of us. I know it's hard to believe but even introverts can get cabin fever! Luckily for us, a quick walk of the dog, maybe chit chat with a neighbor over a fence or a Zoom-cocktail hour is enough to restore us to our usual I'm happier by myself stat of mind.  By now I...

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Friday Fun - Small Town Edition

Friday Fun - Small Town Edition

Friday Fun - Small Town Edition... It's been a few more weeks of the new normal and I thought it might be time for a little distraction! First off, I know these are trying times. I hope all of you are safe and healthy. If you have been touched by COVID-19 in some way, you have my thoughts and prayers for smooth road back to recovery, whether it's physically, emotionally, mentally or financially.  If you're serving on the front lines of the fight you have my thanks for everything you're doing!   As a fiction writer, my specialty is offering readers distraction...

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Friday Fun - Staying Safe, Healthy and Socially Distant

Friday Fun - Staying Safe, Healthy and Socially Distant

"At first I was afraid, I was petrified...Oh no, not I, I will survive..." Gloria Gaynor's Handwashing #iWillSurviveChallenge  Hello my friends - it's officially Spring now, and well it's a whole new ball game out there - and not really in a good way.  First off, I hope you're feeling healthy and safe in the midst of all this craziness.  I trust that we'll all get through this somehow. Like a lot of you, we're observing social distancing. School's closed and my kids are buckling down to remote learning.  A HUGE SHOUT OUT to teachers everywhere for all you do...

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