robin maderich

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What a beautiful and inspiring home this is, with it’s lovely and not overdone holiday décor. I hope you enjoy this blog and the fabulous photos as much as I did.    

As Winter Light is a novella, these excerpts will be short, but sweet. There will be one every day this week, though, starting with this one. Chapter One On her knees in the barren display window, Allie considered the challenge of vacant space. If nothing else, it could be a great topic for her next […]

Chapter Two Driving into town in a rented Chevy two days later, Eve realized even the name, Connor Falls, sounded ridiculously close to the Bedford Falls from the classic Christmas movie. The small town might even have passed for a movie set with its long, quaint main street, original turn-of-the-last-century homes planted in narrow side […]

continued from Monday… Eve could tell by Stanley’s expression he’d already moved on in his head to time constraints and production and perhaps the bottle in his desk. She waited until he had fully retreated behind his closed door before reaching into her top drawer for a needle and thread. She tossed her coat on […]

  Chapter One Eve glared at the elevator call button in frustration. What mental abilities might it take to will the elevator down from the upper floors? With arms so full she didn’t dare attempt to move a single package, she glanced around for the usual jostling crowd fighting for entry into the cubicle. In […]

In the spirit of the season, I thought I’d share. The very first suggestion about playing Scrabble or Harry Potter Clue on a Tuesday night inspired me right away, lol. Happy reading!  

There was no levee. I only liked the sound of it as a title, while the Led Zeppelin song played in my head. What broke loose was a raincloud of immense capacity, which caused the worst flooding of the Hosensack Creek that I have seen in the nearly two decades I’ve lived here. My neighbor said […]