Author Archives: Shirley Miranda

It’s almost time to unveil SPRINGING!

Springing is just about ready to be released.  Hopefully you’ve had a chance to read the preview (read the prologue and first chapter here)  of book 4 of the Bits and Pieces series. The book’s description is always the toughest for me.  But … Continue reading

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“Springing” Preview Now Available!

To celebrate Valentine’s Day (and love in all it’s different forms) I wanted give you some chocolate (maybe even some dark chocolate truffles), but Liz ate them all.  You’ll have to settle for a preview of Springing.  The prologue and … Continue reading

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Happy Early Valentine’s Day

Whether you’ll be celebrating with a special someone like Emily and Bobby, and Cassie and Jason will be, or just hanging out with other single friends like Liz, Patrick, Tony and Kraig (maybe watching the NBA All-Star Weekend festivities), I … Continue reading

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Cover Art for Book 4

I am thrilled to share the cover art for book 4, Springing.  Makes the next book seem real to me – not just a file on my computer and ideas in my head.  Are you as excited as I am?

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A little winter fun!

A little fun for those of you who have the day off… and those that WISH they had the day off. Don’t worry I won’t tell your boss you’re taking a little break. =) Can you find all 12 terms/names … Continue reading

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Twas the Week Before Christmas…

‘Twas the week before Christmas and what was I to do? But spend some quality time with Liz, Patrick and the crew! Unwrapped presents sat next to the tree in disarray As I typed and imagined the next scene all … Continue reading

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Character Secret – Lindsey

The Secret: Lindsey almost caused Patrick’s death. How? Lindsey had always been curious.  At the age of nine, she was “daddy’s little helper” with his projects around the house.  Mr. Connor didn’t just have her hand him tools.  He taught … Continue reading

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Character Secret – Patrick

The Secret: Patrick planned to quit basketball because of mustard, red peppers, cinnamon and orange soda. Why? Lindsey, being older, always beat Patrick on the court.  It annoyed him, but occasionally he’d get close.  What really wore him down was … Continue reading

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Message from Liz:

The school year keeps trudging along and I swear the time between the first day of school to Veteran’s Day takes forever since we get no time off.  October 24th came and went in a blur of review for tests … Continue reading

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Back to school…

September has been a busy month.  It was back to school, with a whole new sea of faces and names to learn.  This, of course, means that my time to even think about Liz, Patrick and the crew shrunk tremendously. … Continue reading

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