Books:The Soul of Place -A Creative Writing Workbook: Ideas and Exercises for Conjuring the Genius Loci
(Travelers' Tales, 2015), Signatures in Stone: A Bomarzo Mystery
(Pleasure Boat Studio, 2013), Katherine's Wish
(Wordcraft of Oregon, 2008), The Etruscan
(Wynkin de Worde, 2004)
2015 Nautilus Award gold medal in the category Creative Process for THE SOUL OF PLACE.
2014 Overall Winner The Daphne Du Maurier Award for Excellence in Mystery and Suspense writing: Best Mystery of 2013 for SIGNATURES IN STONE: a Bomarzo Mystery
2012 Bronze Medal Travelers Tales in the personal essay
2010: second place in fiction for THE ETRUSCAN at the New York Festival of Books
2009 IPPY gold medal award in historical fiction for KATHERINE'S WISH, based on the life of Katherine Mansfield.