The Usual Santas: A Collection of Soho Crime Christmas Capers

So proud to be part of this collection, in the company of so many authors I admire! The Usual Santas Finally: the perfect stocking stuffer for the crime fiction lover in your life! With a foreword by CWA Diamond Award-winner Peter Lovesey, these eighteen delightful holiday stories by your favorite Soho Crime authors contain laughs,…

Award-winning baker brings rich culinary heritage to Taos

Originally published in Taos News Photo: Tina Larkin   Alexandra Rose has family ties with the Russian nobility and Leo Tolstoy. Her grandfather owned a well-known vineyard by the Dnieper River and one of his wines, named Knyazhev, won the Grand Prix at the Paris Exposition in 1900. “My grandfather learned to cook from his…

Casa Gallina dresses up for the holidays

Photo: Tina Larkin Originally published in the Taos News Christmas is almost here and Taos gets ready to embrace it. The aromas of the season (pine cones, gingerbread and anise bizcochitos) permeate the town. The sad and poignant music of villancicos, Christmas carols, is in the air. Houses are decorated in festive themes and so…

Christmasing in Taos

Photo Curtesy – Lex Python with  John Fullbright Studio   Christmas celebrations begin early this year, with the lighting of the town’s Christmas tree on Taos Plaza after Thanksgiving. Other pre-Christmas events are Holiday High Tea The Turquoise Teapot is located at 605 Camino De La Placita. Tel: (575) 737-0419 The Turquoise Teapot, the only tea…