I recently took an online longevity quiz. According to the results, I’m supposed to live to be 106. 106!! I’m sure you can understand why I immediately began searching for a nice bad habit. Nothing too flashy, something simple. Tobacco was at the top of my list until I realized I’d actually have to inhale carcinogens. After that I got more creative. For instance, last summer I did some mountain climbing with my family. True, a little altitude shouldn’t be fatal, but after descending Mt. Elbert in Colorado, I discovered I’d been toting around a lovely little kidney stone. Three hours and ten gallons of morphine later, I decided I wasn’t quite ready to pull the plug and subsequently climbed a few more 14,000 footers. Still kicking, I also began doing some gymkhana. For those of you unfamiliar with games on horseback, I highly recommend them for reducing your life expectancy. (This is me on Baby Bint running the poles.) We’re not very good, but I’m pretty sure that doesn’t decrease our chances of fatality. In my downtime, I’ve penned a couple of steamy novels just to help me keep mobile through the ten month winter. Consequently, Seduced By Your Spell, my second Witches of Mayfair story, was released on February 24th, while Chrissy McMullen, not to be outdone by anyone, hit the ground running soon after. Her fifth adventure is not called Unnerved as previously expected. My little
And now, tadah!! It’s spring (kind of…we got more snow last night) and I only have two books to write before August J so I’m gearing up for some more potential fatalities. Until then, I’m having a fun little ‘Lieutenant Rivera look-alike contest.’ at www.loisgreiman.com. Pop on over to place your vote. We’ll throw your name in the hat for an Amazon gift card so you can kick off your warm-weather reading. Happy summer, everyone.