Deb Donahue knows all about country living in the Midwest. She spent her early married years tending a huge garden and preserving the contents to keep them through winter. She and her husband raised and butchered their own beef, pork and chicken which she then prepared using delicious recipes from her Grandmother’s cookbooks.
Her first son was born in the heat of summer, when the strawberries were ripe and needed picking. Her youngest arrived during the worst blizzard in years; during the drive to the hospital her husband had to watch the line of fence posts to make sure they remained on the road.
Living in the country was never boring because she had books to keep her company. Romances and mysteries by authors like Victoria Holt, Mary Stewart and Dorothy Dunnett. Is it any wonder that these are the themes she chose to write about when she finally decided to fulfill her childhood passion for writing?
Murder mysteries solved by mystery writers are boring. Mystery writers who are murder suspects—much more interesting. Especially if a poet, composer, artist and irascible old farmer have just as much motive and are equally annoying.
With romance, suspense, and a touch of madness, Chasing Nightmares tells the tale of Anne and Lee as they struggle to conquer the terrors that have haunted their dreams since childhood. Terrors that Lee's Uncle Charles exploits with finesse and specially concocted pharmaceuticals.