January is a big month for me! My new Henry Park series starts today with psychic artist Gabby Wolfe in her first mystery solving adventure COLOR ME DEAD. I’ve moved from the warm comforts of Texas to the spectacular Rocky Mountains in Colorado.
Artist Gabby Wolfe has the ability to see not only the beauty of the living but the despair of the dead. When she returns to her childhood home in Henry Park Colorado, she is forced to bring along her younger brother Mitch. He is on a “break” from college where he was majoring in wine, women. and song. If that isn’t enough they also have Mitch’s rambunctious beagle Luigi along who prefers to spend his days wallowing in junk food. When Gabby draws the death of a young woman before it happens, she knows she must tell someone and risk a new job and her professional credibility. Will she reveal her secret in time to save the woman in the water or will it be too late?
I moved from Colorado years ago, but a part of my heart has always stayed there. Living in Texas with my family, it’s not always easy to travel with my son, so in a way, I get to go back and visit every day I work on the series. The character of Gigi, who has cerebral palsy was a challenge to write because she is “on the case” with Gabby and can only communicate through a Tobii, an augmented communication device. Just because Gigi is in a wheelchair doesn’t mean she isn’t going to let you know how she feels! Her character was inspired by people I’ve known while being a part of the disability community with my son, and Gigi will be a recurring character.
Now here’s a little secret. Color Me Dead is only available on Amazon at this time and will be on a blog tour January 23 through 27. I am so excited that Escape With Dollycas Tours has booked me on three and even four blogs a day during that time! Not only can you follow me on the tour for interviews and reviews but you can pick up a copy of the book for FREE during those days. That’s January 23-27 so mark it on your calendar right now!