BESTSELLING NEW RELEASE OF MY BALLET COZY

I am super pleased to announce the release of my new ballet cozy, Rhapsody in Black: An Elena del Carral Mystery. It has been a labor of love and a tribute to my mother, Elena del Cueto, prima ballerina and choreographer extraordinaire in the golden age of dance in Cuba, who lost everything the moment … Read more

INCREDIBLE NEWS ABOUT MY NOVEL, THE COIN

As we’re heading to the close of 2023, I must admit I’m glad it’s over. I usually don’t share much, except with close family and friends, but this year has been turbulent and, frankly, crappy. I won’t bother you with details because everyone, in one way or another, has had their own cross to bear. … Read more

SOUND OF FREEDOM. A MUST WATCH MOVIE! SPREAD THE WORD.

If there is one film that EVERYONE SHOULD WATCH, it is this one. Apart from the fact that the main character (a real person: Tim Ballard) is portrayed by a fabulous actor, Jim Caveizel, this film will open your eyes about children’s exploitation through human trafficking. There is an estimated 2 million (yes, two million) … Read more

ABOUT SETTING (Part 1)

A BIT ABOUT SETTING Setting, like in my thrillers The Coin, can be a powerful tool. Since I was living in an area where the landscape could create a serious conflict to the already threatened main characters, I used it to enhance the car chase scene in the beginning of the novel and throughout another climactic … Read more

2022 CHRISTMAS WORDSEARCH – WELCOME

  Hello, everyone, and Merry Christmas!! Love that my friend Karina Kantas has invited me to this event. Here you will find all my works, sample pages, reviews, buy links, and other writings (in Other Writings page heading). Feel free to explore!! Now, for the short-short. (NOTE: This whimsical, very naive, short-short was written by me … Read more

GIVEAWAY EXTRAVAGANZA! ENTER TO WIN!

I have decided that, this Christmas season is the perfect time for a giveaway. So… I have created a Rafflecopter link, where you can register to enter. I will announce the winners here and in my FB page on December 26th. TO ENTER CLICK HERE! Here are the details: PRIZES AUDIOBOOKS The Coin Audiobook 5 … Read more

WRITER’S DIGEST JUDGE’S REVIEW OF HANGING SOFTLY

Although I didn’t make it to win a medal, the review, from this prestigious organization, is not shabby at all!!! “Hanging Softly in the Night deals with a variety of suicides, from the main character’s former wife to the string of “suicides” that he’s investigating. Though this topic could be sensitive to some, I found … Read more