10 Interesting Facts About Chef David Korba

David Korba could cook, and he could charm. One meal—that’s all it took to win Gilda Greco’s approval and a six-figure investment in Xenia, an innovative Greek restaurant near Sudbury, Ontario. But there’s much more to the charismatic chef.

Here’s his back story:

1. David Korba, the youngest of five children, was born in Nea Makri, a seaside resort town about 25 kilometers away from Athens. His mother, a struggling artist, and paternal grandmother doted upon him. Some would say they spoiled him and filled his head with grandiose dreams.

Continue reading on Jane Reads Blog.


In the Final Stretch!

My new release, Too Many Women in the Room, is one of three contenders for a third place finish in the Affaire de Coeur Contest. The first, second, and third-place winning covers will be featured in the October online and print magazines.

I would appreciate your vote. Just click and vote here – no extra steps involved! BTW…You can vote once each day. The contest ends at midnight on Saturday, July 15.

Molte grazie!


10 Interesting Facts About Chief Detective Carlo Fantin

As the love interest in the Gilda Greco Mystery Series, Carlo Fantin is torn between his growing feelings for Gilda and dedication to duty. Here’s a look at his back story.

1. Born and raised in Sudbury—a mid-sized city in Northern Ontario—Carlo embraced the sports culture of the community. During the warmer months, he swam, water-skied, and fished in the lakes that surrounded the area. In the winter, he enjoyed playing hockey, downhill skiing, and snowmobiling.

Continue reading on the StoreyBook Reviews blog.


Touring with Great Escapes

I’m so excited to start my tour with Great Escapes. Starting tomorrow and continuing for two weeks, I’ll share posts, spotlights, and interviews at selected blogs. When you visit, remember to enter the Rafflecopter giveaway – you could win a $10 Amazon gift card.

Check daily for link updates.

July 10 – StoreyBook Reviews
July 11 – Socrates’ Book Reviews
July 12 – CelticLady’s Reviews
July 13 – Books, Dreams, Life
July 14 – Teresa Trent Author Blog
July 15 – Christa Reads and Writes
July 16 – Island Confidential
July 17 – Jane Reads
July 18 – Escape with Dollycas Into a Good Book
July 19 – Dee-Scoveries
July 20 – 3 Partners in Shopping, Nana, Mommy & Sissy, Too!
July 21 – Varietats 2010
July 22 – Escape With Dollycas Into a Good Book
July 23 – Valerie’s Musings


Semi-Finalist in the Affaire de Coeur Contest

My new release,Too Many Women in the Room, is a semi-finalist in the annual Affaire de Coeur Cover Contest. The first, second, and third-place winning covers will be featured in the October online and print magazines.

Click and vote here – no extra steps involved!

Molte grazie!