Hello!  I'm Yvonne.  Welcome to my to my cyber home.  I write short solve-it-yourself mysteries for Woman's World Magazine, inspirational historical suspense, and wholesome contemporary suspense and romance.  My latest short, contemporary romance, A Home for Hope, placed in the finals of Harlequin Love Inspired’s Blurb 2 Book Contest, as well as the 2019 Touched by Love Award, through RWA’s Faith, Hope, Love chapter.  Sign up to follow my blog to receive news on upcoming publications and giveaways!    
  1. Woman's World Magazine!
    Woman's World Magazine!
    Don't miss Yvonne's latest solve-it-yourself mystery, Pinned for Murder, featured in the April 27-May 1, 2019, edition of Woman's World on newstands everywhere!
  2. Overall Winner of the 2019 Touched by Love Award!
    Overall Winner of the 2019 Touched by Love Award!
    Yvonne's latest inspirational, contemporary romance, A Home for Hope, won both the Short Contemporary Romance category and the Overall Winner of the 2019 Touched by Love Award!
  3. ACFW VA Crown Finalist!
    ACFW VA Crown Finalist!
    Winners will be announced on November 9th at the ACFW Virginia Chapter Annual Conference.
  4. 2019 ACFW VA Crown Award Winner!
    2019 ACFW VA Crown Award Winner!
    This year, my manuscript, A Home for Hope, won the Short Contemporary category of the American Christian Fiction Writers of Virginia's Crown Award!
  5. Watson the Westie!
    Watson the Westie makes his debut in Woman's World Magazine's, Solve-It-Yourself Mystery, on sale February 27, 2020. Watson helps solve crimes with cozy sleuth Marlys Winslow in White Collar Crime. Woman's World is a weekly print magazine sold at local grocery store news stands everywhere.
Yvonne is a devoted follower of Jesus, a grandmother and lover of doodle dogs.  She grew up on California beaches, but now calls her home in the flyover country of rural Nebraska. She writes short mysteries and Inspirational fiction.
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