Thursday, August 6, 2020

The newest books in the Josephine Stuart Mystery Series

Dear friends, I'm so so late doing this (my mind is in quarantine 
and my mental clock has stalled). Enough with the excuses
--here is my newest book, "Dead On A Rifle" published in 2019. 
Most of it takes place in Aptos California--all parts of Aptos--
even some places nobody knows about but me. 
Hope you enjoy the ride!

My next Josephine Stuart mystery, Lost & Bound, is coming out 
sometime this month. I can't wait to see what the cover will look like.

Saturday, August 1, 2020

Author Big Jim Williams' New Book

If you like westerns--or even if you don't, Jim will have you
feeling the dust in your mouth and excitement on every page.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

What is your view of America today?
Is it anything close to the America you grew up in?
Do you think it is better or worse than it was ten years ago?
I don't think there is a yes or no answer to any of this.
My feelings bounce from happy to sad and back again.
I love the way we are more open about things like discrimination.
I feel sad that it has turned into a tool used to attack other people.
I love the way we have cleaned up the air and chemical messes.
I feel sad when people are told that the planet will burn up in their lifetime.
I feel proud when I see beautiful buildings, bridges and statues.
I want to cry when fellow Americans burn them down.
I feel secure when I see police doing their difficult jobs.
I feel sad when our wonderful police force is abused.
My heart skips a beat when I see the American flag.
And I gag on my tears when I see it disgraced and ignored.
I will always vote for what makes me happy and proud.
Joyce Oroz

Monday, September 2, 2019

                               Fancy Steelhead Seen Crossing Aromas Bridge

Monday, May 13, 2019

"Muraling for Fun and Profit" I am especially proud of this book (recently published) because it contains pictures of many of my murals. Tomi Edmiston did a wonderful job putting the book together for me. If you have ever considered painting a mural, this book will walk you through it. Happy muraling!


Great news! I have another published book, "Sena's Light,"

a collaboration really, with Asenath Knornschild--Singer, entertainer, teacher, adventurer, mother and friend. This is the story of her life. She is now 98 years old and clearly
remembers everything.

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Annie Gets Her Bounce has become the first book in a series due to the publishing of Annie Gets A Brother.