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What Lies Behind The Mask?

What lies Behind The Mask, the title of my novel launching today, is such a fun and intriguing story.  In celebration, my publisher has featured a blog post about the way it came into being. Click here to read the … Continue reading

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Love After Love By Derek Walcott

In memory of the great poet, Derek Walcott, whose poem, Love After Love, is a personal favorite, I’d like to share it.  For more on his life and accomplishments visit  The Guardian.  The time will come  when, with elation  you … Continue reading

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Official Cover Release for Behind The Mask

My last three novels have all been released in the autumn.  So I am especially excited to have an early spring release for Behind The Mask, my suspense romance published by The Wild Rose Press and available worldwide March 24, 2017! … Continue reading

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My grandmother always said to plant rosemary for remembrance.

How poetic that this huge one behind me should be in the Historic Oakland Cemetery in Atlanta, GA, alongside the graves of Confederate and Union Soldiers. Lest we forget.🌹 Renee Johnson is the author of Herald Angels, Acquisition, and The … Continue reading

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Bonne anniversaire, Maurice!

Originally posted on Writing from the Heart, Reading for the Road:
Maurice, notre bien aimé doyen du village, in 2011 The purpose of this post is to wish a happy ninety-sixth year of life to the wonderful doyen of our…

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Herald Angels–Released and Examined!

A novel’s official Release Day is a cause for celebration. It’s a bit like the day a new child enters the world.  Gestating for months, even years, its arrival is expected.  But seeing it, holding it, brings all the efforts of … Continue reading

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One thing to never tell a child at Christmas!

  I don’t recall the year, how old I was, or even what Santa brought me that Christmas.  What I do remember is the etch-a-sketch debacle. My sister, older by three and a half years, had received two brand new … Continue reading

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A quiet recognition

Originally posted on Emjayandthem's Blog:
Sunday morning, coffee’s hot; it’s hazy and cold outside.  There’s a whoosh as the furnace kicks on.  One lone squirrel scampers through the snow in search of something for his winter larder. The hardest…

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Cover Release for Herald Angels

Drumroll please: Unveiling just in time for the holidays, my Christmas romance novel, Herald Angels.   For a reserved copy, order now! Available at The Wild Rose Press! Renee Johnson is the author of Herald Angels, Acquisition, and The Haunting … Continue reading

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Inspiration for The Haunting of William Gray

It’s October. Although the temperatures where I live have maintained unseasonable highs until yesterday, they are now beginning to dip a bit lower. The holidays loom: Halloween, Thanksgiving, then…gulp…Christmas. Leaves are changing from their summer green to their dormant shades … Continue reading

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