Category Archives: Susan’s posts

Holiday Traditions

In these difficult times, I think we need a little extra to get into the holiday spirit. Here’s my small effort, about my family’s Christmas traditions. My little family (my husband, dog Sasha, and I), like others, has certain protocols … Continue reading

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Haunted or History

I once lived in a haunted house. No, this isn’t a Halloween post, but a history one. It’s partly my history and that of the farmhouse where I lived for a year as a child. My husband and I recently … Continue reading

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OCTOBER FAVORITES

You probably expected a post about Columbus or Indigenous Peoples Day. So many other people will write about those subjects so I’m giving them a pass. I’d rather share the varied aspects of autumn I enjoy, even relish. So… autumn … Continue reading

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MEETING THE CHALLENGE – FIRST CHAPTERS

Did you ever wonder how the author of that great mystery or suspense you just finished grabbed you from the very beginning? Creating that hook is something authors of genre fiction, whether mystery or thriller or romance or sci fi … Continue reading

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Forgery or Genuine Fake?

The plot of my new release Genuine Fake involves art forgery. One of the main characters is an artist. She manages the legacy of her famous grandfather, whose art works are being forged. I needed information on many aspects of … Continue reading

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Honeymoon Revisited

Today is my wedding anniversary. On July 15, 1972, my husband Warner and I said our vows in the church I attended as a child in West Virginia. Yes, 49 years ago. On July 24, we set out on our … Continue reading

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It’s Win a Book Wednesday!

Susan Vaughan here with a book to give away. Two lucky readers who comment will win a copy of Always a Suspect. June is the 20th anniversary of this, my first published book. In 2001, this romantic suspense/mystery was titled … Continue reading

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CASTLES ALONG THE RHINE

Or is it Castles in the Air? After that homebound year of 2020, I’m wishing for a trip to somewhere scenic and abroad. But even though my husband and I are both vaccinated, traveling is still a problematic proposition. So … Continue reading

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THANKS, MOM

I’ve posted this before, so I hope you don’t mind seeing it again. Yes, I know Mother’s Day was last Sunday but this is my day so I’m having my say. I have my mother to thank for introducing me … Continue reading

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“THE END”—THEN WHAT?

At a social event in the distant past when it was possible to attend such things as social events, the woman I was conversing with over our plates of snacks asked excitedly when my next book would be released. I … Continue reading

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