Tag: Diana Belchase

Candice Gilmer's Just His Taste

What do you get when you cross a motorcycle-riding, leather-wearing, fairy godmother, intent on finding her male charge the woman of his dreams, with Cupid, the Greek gods, and pure mayhem? Answer: Candice Gilmer’s fantastic new book: Just His Taste. Here’s the back of book blurb: Avalynn Fay is not […]

Fashion Faux Pas and Revenge in D.C.

Ellen Byerrum is fantastic.  She’s a novelist, playwright, reporter, Washington journalist, and a graduate of private investigator school in Virginia. Her Crime of Fashion mysteries star a savvy, stylish female sleuth named Lacey Smithsonian, a reluctant fashion reporter in Washington D.C. Her books are fun, sassy and unexpected. […]

No MuuMuu, Please!

With my friends Carey Baldwin and Lena Diaz out on book tours doing presentations on radio and TV, I thought I’d mention Jan Fox’s great book, No MuuMuu, Please! once again.  I met Jan, a four-time Emmy award winner and news personality, at a local National Speakers Association […]

Summer Movie Reviews 2013

After being in bed, sick with bronchitis, I finally have been catching up on some new movie releases.  While they range from literary to sci fi to feel good, I wanted to share my favorites with you. The Great Gatsby Can I tell you how much I love this film?  […]

Lyme Disease – The New Global Epidemic

Diana:  I discovered Veronica Hughes’ blog, completely by accident and was immediately hooked.  Not only is she a fantastic writer, she lets us peek into a part of the world normally closed to outsiders.  Her posts are usually humorous, but one day she posted an angst-filled story about how […]

Boston: Be Not Afraid

Boston. The city’s name used to conjure up such happy images.  Following the 1776 patriotic trail as a child.  An extended weekend as teenager with my mother – buying craft stamps at Faneuil Hall that are still in the original plastic packaging, too precious in memory for me […]

Brad Meltzer Kills

Bestselling author, Brad Meltzer, sat down with Diana Belchase on the night his newest novel, The Fifth Assassin released at Politics and Prose bookstore in Washington, DC.  Find out how Brad came up with the idea for a Presidential serial assassin, the scoop on his TV show, Decoded, and how he […]

Life and Death

The other day, I got to do something I never do. My dear friend came into town and we took one of those double decker bus tours.  (Click here to see photos better) You know how it is, you live in a tourist place like D.C., and you […]