Turning the Page

Entering a new year is like turning a page in a brand new book where we’re the author and get to write our own story. Here’s to happy, healthy storylines!

Speaking of pages…

At my publisher, SparkPress, Tabitha Lahr is the graphic artist who designs the interior pages for the Sean McPherson novels. I love what she’s done with Impervious, book #3.

It releases on April 4th. You can preorder it now from your favorite bookseller.

I turned a lot of pages in 2022:

At the beginning of each year, I set a reading goal on Goodreads. When I finish reading a book, if I can give it three or more stars, I write a bite-sized review and post it on Goodreads, Bookbub, and Amazon. It’s my way of saying “Thank you” to the author.

Thank YOU, book lovers, for reading, reviewing, and sharing Sean McPherson book recommendations with others, for requesting the series at your local libraries and bookstores, and for cheering me on and supporting me!

  • Iniquity (book #4) is with the publisher for a spring 2024 release.
  • I’m so close to writing “The End” on Illusionist (book #5) that I can almost taste it! It will be released in the spring of 2025.
  • Then on to books #6, #7, and #8—and hopefully even more after that!

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3 Ingredient No-Bake Cookies & Cream Truffle Recipe

Nothing says Pines & Quill like Niall MacCullough’s gourmet cooking, wine pairings, (and a murder or two)…

This delicious no-bake dessert is from page 135 of Impervious: A Sean McPherson Novel, Book 3. With only three ingredients, Cookies & Cream Truffles are easy to make:

COOKIES-AND-CREAM TRUFFLES

This dessert is so easy. It only has three ingredients:
36 Oreo cookies
8 oz. softened cream cheese
12 oz. melted white chocolate

INSTRUCTIONS
Crush the cookies and reserve two tablespoons of the mixture for sprinkling on top of the truffles.

Stir the crumbs and cream cheese together and chill it for about an hour.

Roll the mixture into golf ball-size portions and then dip them in the melted white chocolate

Place them on a platter lined with parchment paper, and sprinkle the reserved cookie crumbs on top before the chocolate hardens. Enjoy!

Impervious makes a wonderful holiday gift
and is available for preorder from your favorite online bookstore.

Many of you know that my husband, Len Buchanan, is the real-life inspiration for Niall MacCullough in the Sean McPherson novels.

Happy Holidays from our house to yours!

To learn more about the Sean McPherson novels, please visit my author website at lauriebuchanan.com.

Book-to-Screen

The Sean McPherson novels are perfect for book-to-screen adaptation. Readers have asked, “Who would cast as Sean and Emma in a movie?”

The first people who come to mind are Henry Cavill and Amy Adams. Some readers have suggested Barry Sloane and Cassidy Freeman.

Who would YOU cast as Sean and Emma?

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